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Football records in England

This page details football records in England. Unless otherwise stated, records are taken from the Football League or Premier League. Where a different record exists for the top flight (Football League First Division 1888–1992, Premier League 1992–), this is also given.

Contents

  • National team 1
  • League 2
    • Titles 2.1
    • Top-flight appearances 2.2
    • Representation 2.3
    • Wins 2.4
    • Draws 2.5
    • Losses 2.6
    • Points 2.7
    • Games without a loss 2.8
    • Games without a win 2.9
    • Games without a scoreless draw (0-0) 2.10
    • Goals 2.11
    • Attendances 2.12
    • Scorelines 2.13
    • Disciplinary 2.14
    • Transfers 2.15
    • Individual 2.16
      • Appearances 2.16.1
      • Goals 2.16.2
  • FA Cup 3
    • Final 3.1
      • Team 3.1.1
      • Individual 3.1.2
    • All rounds 3.2
  • League Cup 4
    • Final 4.1
    • All rounds 4.2
  • FA Charity / Community Shield 5
    • Final 5.1
  • All competitions 6
  • Total titles won (1871–present) 7
    • Key 7.1
    • By Club 7.2
  • Managers 8
  • Footnotes 9
  • References 10
  • External links 11

National team

League

Records in this section refer to The Football League and the Premier League.

Titles

Top-flight appearances

  • Most consecutive seasons in top flight: 96 seasons, Arsenal (1919–present, though no League football was played due to second world war between 1939 and 1945–46;[2] )
  • Most seasons in top flight overall: 112 seasons, Everton

Representation

Wins

Draws

Losses

Points

Games without a loss

  • Most consecutive league games without a loss: 49, Arsenal (Premier League, 7 May 2003 to 24 October 2004)
  • Most consecutive league games without a loss at home: 86, Chelsea (Premier League, 20 March 2004 to 26 October 2008)
  • Most consecutive league games without a loss away: 27, Arsenal (Premier League, 5 April 2003 to 24 October 2004)

Games without a win

Games without a scoreless draw (0-0)

Goals

Attendances

Scorelines

Disciplinary

Both players came on as a substitute and elbowed/pushed an opponent before the game had been restarted.

Transfers

Individual

Appearances

Goals

FA Cup

Final

Team

Individual

All rounds

League Cup

Final

All rounds

FA Charity / Community Shield

Final

All competitions

Total titles won (1871–present)

Key

Domestic competitions organised by The FA
PL Premier League (1992–present), Football League First Division (old 1888-1992)
FAC Football Association Challenge Cup
FLC Football League Cup
FMC Full Members Cup (Defunct)
FACS Football Association Community Shield
European competitions organised by UEFA
ICFC UEL and acknowledged by FIFA as a major trophy)
UCL UEFA Champions League, former European Champion Clubs' Cup
UCWC UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (Defunct)
UEL UEFA Europa League, former UEFA Cup
USC UEFA Super Cup
UIC UEFA Intertoto Cup (Defunct)
IC UEFA/CONMEBOL Intercontinental Cup (Defunct) (Predecessor to FCWC)
Intercontinental competition organised by FIFA
FCWC FIFA Club World Cup

By Club

(Sorted by overall titles. Use sorting button to change criteria)

The FA UEFA FIFA
Team PL FAC FLC FMC FACS Total ICFC# UCL UCWC UEL USC UIC Total IC* FCWC Total
Manchester United 20 11 4 - 20 55 - 3 1 - 1 - 5 1 1 62
Liverpool 18 7 8 - 15 48 - 5 - 3 3 - 11 - - 59
Arsenal 13 12 2 - 14 41 1 - 1 - - - 2 - - 43
Chelsea 5 7 5 2 4 23 1 2 1 1 5 28
Everton 9 5 9 23 1 1 24
Aston Villa 7 7 5 1 20 1 1 2 4 24
Tottenham Hotspur 2 8 4 7 21 1 2 3 24
Manchester City 4 5 3 4 16 1 1 17
Newcastle United 4 6 1 11 1 1 2 13
Nottingham Forest 1 2 4 2 1 10 2 1 3 13
Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 4 2 4 13 13
Blackburn Rovers 3 6 1 1 1 12 12
Sunderland 6 2 1 9 9
Sheffield Wednesday 4 3 1 1 9 9
Leeds United 3 1 1 2 7 2 2 9
Huddersfield Town 3 1 1 5 5
Portsmouth 2 2 1 5 5
Preston North End 2 2 4 4
Burnley 2 1 2 5 5
Derby County 2 1 1 4 4
West Bromwich Albion 1 5 1 2 9 9
Sheffield United 1 4 5 5
Wanderers 5 5 5
Bolton Wanderers 4 1 5 5
West Ham United 3 3 1 1 2 5
Leicester City 3 1 4 4
Ipswich Town 1 1 2 1 1 3
Bury 2 2 2
Old Etonians 2 2 2
Cardiff City 1 1 2 2
Birmingham City 2 2 2
Norwich City 2 2 2
Barnsley 1 1 1
Blackburn Olympic 1 1 1
Blackpool 1 1 1
Bradford City 1 1 1
Charlton Athletic 1 1 1
Clapham Rovers 1 1 1
Coventry City 1 1 1
Notts County 1 1 1
Old Carthusians 1 1 1
Oxford University 1 1 1
Royal Engineers 1 1 1
Southampton 1 1 1
Wigan 1 1 1
Wimbledon 1 1 1
Luton Town 1 1 1
Middlesbrough 1 1 1
Oxford United 1 1 1
Queens Park Rangers 1 1 1
Stoke City 1 1 1
Swansea City 1 1 1
Swindon Town 1 1 1
Reading 1 1 1
Crystal Palace 1 1 1
Brighton & Hove Albion 1 1 1
Fulham 1 1 1

The figures in bold represent the most times this competition has been won by an English team.
Shared Community Shield results listed as wins.
# Although not organised by UEFA, the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup is included here under UEFA as it is the official predecessor to the UEL.
* Although organised by UEFA (and CONMEBOL), the Intercontinental Cup is included here under FIFA for being the predecessor to the FCWC.

Managers

(*) This is also a joint overall European record.

Footnotes

  1. ^ GGM 26: Arsenal clinch a hat-trick of titles | News Archive | News | Arsenal.com
  2. ^ All-Time Arsenal | The Club | Arsenal.com
  3. ^ a b c England – Professional Football All-Time Tables
  4. ^ a b c d e England – First Level All-Time Tables
  5. ^ Ashdown, John (11 March 2009). "Have Manchester United just set a record for consecutive league wins?". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 2 May 2010. 
  6. ^ a b The Football League | Stats | Records | Records – League | Draws | DRAWS
  7. ^ Barclay, Patrick (16 May 2004). "Arsenal join the Invincibles". The Daily Telegraph (London). 
  8. ^ http://www.statto.com/football/teams/liverpool/1893-1894/table
  9. ^ Football League: Most Consecutive Losses
  10. ^ England – All-Time Table
  11. ^ "English Premier League : Full All Time Table". statto.com. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  12. ^ a b c d The Football League | Stats | Records | Records – League | Goals | GOALS
  13. ^ Aston Villa did not win the championship, finishing second to Arsenal whose goal tally of 127 that season is the second-highest ever in the top flight.
  14. ^ England – First Level All-Time Tables
  15. ^ Behind the Numbers: Scoring scoring Arsenal | Club Records | History | Arsenal.com
  16. ^ a b c d "Premier League review: Man City landmark and did Suarez dive?". London. 19 January 2014. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  17. ^ "Football League Matches: Arsenal Only Draw, Record Scoring by Stockport". The Manchester Guardian. 8 January 1934. p. 3. 
  18. ^ a b c d e "English Premier League : Records". statto.com. Retrieved 19 November 2011. 
  19. ^ Arsenal's A to Z... L is for Ljungberg | Arsenal.com
  20. ^ "More Gaffer football trivia answers". Orange. 10 November 2009. Archived from the original on 30 September 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2014. 
  21. ^ a b "Away penalties at Old Trafford", Sean Ingle, Barry Glendenning and Matt Cunningham, The Guardian, 26 June 2003
  22. ^ a b "Football League Records: Disciplinary", The Football League, accessed 4 December 2007
  23. ^ "Tallest Footballers ever", The Guardian, accessed 10 June 2010
  24. ^ "Peter Shilton: Biography". Retrieved 8 April 2007. Throughout his amazing 30-year career he played for 11 English league clubs through which he accumulated a record 1005 League appearances. 
  25. ^ "Barnsley schoolboy makes history". BBC Sport. 1 October 2008. Retrieved 1 October 2008. 
  26. ^ GGM 38: Ted Drake scores seven in one game | News Archive | News | Arsenal.com
  27. ^ Hodgson, Guy; Searl, Liz (8 December 1995). "Football's fastest goal claimed". The Independent (London). 
  28. ^ Barber, David (3 February 2010). "Fastest Cup hat-trick".  
  29. ^ "FA Cup Heroes".  
  30. ^ 20 November – Mac o' Nine Tales, On This Football Day.
  31. ^ "Gills' Freeman makes Cup history". BBC Sport. 12 November 2007. Retrieved 15 January 2009. 
  32. ^ "Teenager breaks FA Cup record on his debut". Loughborough Echo. 10 September 2011. Retrieved 10 September 2011. 
  33. ^ "Bradford City penalty shoot-out record following history-making victory over Arsenal". London: Telegraph Media Group Limited. 12 December 2012. Retrieved 29 May 2013. 
  34. ^ "LMA's Longest Serving Managers – Historical". League Manager's Association. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  35. ^ Leroy Rosenior lost his job at Torquay just 10 minutes after being introduced as the Devon club's new manager. The then Chairman Mike Bateson called him to say he had just sold the club to a group led by Colin Lee, who reinstated himself as director of football only a matter of days after being made redundant by the club.
  36. ^ http://www.arsenal.com/match/report/1415/post/first-team/arsenal-v-villa-match-report
  37. ^ a b "UNITED under Sir Alex FERGUSON". StretfordEnd.co.uk. Retrieved 8 August 2010. 

References

  • "Football League Records: Points". The Football League website. Retrieved 2 December 2006. 
  • "Football League Records: Wins". The Football League website. Retrieved 2 December 2006. 
  • "Football League Records: Losses". The Football League website. Retrieved 2 December 2006. 
  • "Football League Records: Draws". The Football League website. Retrieved 2 December 2006. 
  • "Football League Records: Goals". The Football League website. Retrieved 2 December 2006. 
  • "Football League Records: Appearances". The Football League website. Retrieved 2 December 2006. 
  • "Football League Records: Disciplinary". The Football League website. Retrieved 2 December 2006. 
  • "Football League Records: Attendances". The Football League website. Retrieved 2 December 2006. 

External links

  • "Historical Rankings of English Football Clubs: Points". Aboutaball.co.uk. Retrieved 2 December 2006. 
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