Being the most watched sports league in the world, we take a look at some fun facts about the Premier League Football.
The English Premier League (EPL) was founded in 1992, after the First Division clubs break-away from the Football League which was founded in 1988.
As new deals were made with television companies to popularize the league as Sky sports and BT Group secure domestic right to broadcast the league games live.
Football fans world-wide probably know the league inside and outside with some records and facts BUT, probably just a tip of the iceberg.
However, there are many more facts about the Premier League you don’t know as we’ll take you to some suprising facts about the league.
Players who scored penalty with both foot, player with just one super assist in his premier League career, most EPL assist by a goalkeeper ……
Many would be speechless when asked the above questions. Read through as we decode and unwrapped some interesting premier league fun facts.
15 Amazing Fun Facts about the Premier League
Here we go…………
#1 – Most Substituted player in Premier League history
Manchester United legend, Ryan Giggs holds the record for the most substituted player in the Premier League history with 134 times.
Did you know?
#2 – Mario Ballotelli’s only Premier League assist throughout his career came as a title winning goal assist as Aguero scored the winning goal for Manchester City against QPR.
#3 – Chelsea hold the record for the least/fewest goals conceded in a Premier League season with just (15 goals) in 2004/05 season.
#4- Manchester City and Liverpool have won the most league matches (32) in a single season.
City and Liverpool 🔥🔥
City achieve the feat in 2017/18 and 2018/19 season. Liverpool attain the record in 2019/20 season.
#5 – Only two players in history of Premier League has scored a penalty with boot feet (Bobby Zamora and Obafemi Martins)
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#6 – Gareth Bale, Wayne Rooney and Kevin Davies are the only players to score, assist and score an own goal in a single EPL game.
who scored the first premier league goal?
#7 – Brian Deane of Sheffield United scored the first Premier League goal in the inaugural 2-1 win against Manchester United.
#8 – Paul Robinson is the only goalkeeper to have scored, assisted and won a penalty in the Premier League.
Unbelievable! 🙄🙄 A Goalkeeper?
He also has more Premier League assists than any other keeper (five).
#9 – Peter Crouch has scored the most premier league goals with a header (53)
King of header 👑👑
#10 – Arsenal are the only team in history to go a full Premier League season without a defeat.
The invisibles 👀
The Arsene Wenger led Gunners achieve these feat in 2004 which led to the name ‘The invisible’.
#11 – Richard Dunne scored a record own goals (10) than any other player in Premier League history.
The Unwanted record – Most own goals by a player in premier league history.
A record no player would like to hold.
#12 – Alan Shearer hold the record for the Premier League all time top scorer with (260) goals
The Goal machine ⚽
Check out the list of the top 10 premier league all time goal scorers.
Did you know?
#13 – Eric Cantona scored the first Premier League hat-trick for Leeds United in a 5-0 maul over Tottenham Hotspurs.
#14 – Sadio Mane holds the record for the fastest Premier League hat-trick scoring all three goals within 176 seconds.
Sergio Aguero also holds the record for most Premier League hat-trick (12) than any other player.
#15 – Shane Long scored the fastest Premier League goal (7.69 seconds) for Southampton against Watford in 2018/19 season.
Kindly know that it’s not an exclusive list as your comments are appreciated in the comment section.
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