Menu

Premier League Closes In On 20,000th Goal: Inforgraphic and Complete Statistic Analysis

For the anorak/geek inside all of us.

Watch the Premier League Live Streaming

Full breakdown of Premier League goals since it began in 1992-1993. Data recorded is up until 19 December 2011.

Top goal scorers

Alan Shearer 260
Andrew Cole 188
Thierry Henry 174
Robbie Fowler 163
Les Ferdinand 151
Michael Owen 149
Teddy Sheringham 147
Frank Lampard 147
Wayne Rooney 129

Top scoring teams

Manchester United 1489
Arsenal 1302
Chelsea 1251
Liverpool 1209
Tottenham Hotspur 1037
Newcastle United 961
Aston Villa 954
Everton 940
Blackburn Rovers 902
Manchester City 728

Top scoring XI

GK * Paul Robinson 1
LB David Unsworth 41
CD John Terry 27
CD Sami Hyypia 24
RB Dan Petrescu 25
LM Ryan Giggs 105
CM Frank Lampard 147
CM Paul Scholes 103
RM Cristiano Ronaldo 84
ST Alan Shearer 260
ST Andy Cole 188

* Peter Schmeichel, Brad Friedel and Paul Robinson have all scored one goal so could be part of the Top Scoring XI

Grounds with the most goals

Old Trafford 1079
White Hart Lane 1048
Stamford Bridge 1033
Anfield 1007
Goodison Park 968
St James’ Park 936
Ewood Park 891
Villa Park 875
Highbury 764
Riverside Stadium 648

Cities/towns with the most goals

London 5800
Liverpool 1975
Manchester 1927
Birmingham 1177
Newcastle 939
Blackburn 891
Middlesbrough 708
Southampton 657
Bolton 601
Leeds 588
Sheffield 565
Sunderland 463
Coventry 418
Leicester 401
Portsmouth 343
Derby 334
Wigan 295
West Bromwich 274
Ipswich 252
Norwich 242
Nottingham 233
Wolverhampton 177
Stoke 152
Hull 105
Bradford 104
Reading 93
Swindon 70
Blackpool 71
Barnsley 60
Burnley 55
Swansea 12

By season

92/93 1222 462 2.65
93/94 1195 462 2.59
94/95 1195 462 2.59
95/96 988 380 2.60
96/97 970 380 2.55
97/98 1019 380 2.68
98/99 959 380 2.52
99/00 1060 380 2.79
00/01 992 380 2.61
01/02 1001 380 2.63
02/03 1000 380 2.63
03/04 1012 380 2.66
04/05 975 380 2.57
05/06 944 380 2.48
06/07 931 380 2.45
07/08 1002 380 2.64
08/09 942 380 2.48
09/10 1053 380 2.77
10/11 1063 380 2.80
11/12 459 159 2.89

Source: Press Association

Join the Best Football Manager game now, Its Free!