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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.

League

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

Titles

Top-flight appearances

58 other clubs have more than one participation in the “top flight”.

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 25 September 2004)

Games without a win

Games without a scoreless draw (0-0)

Fixtures

  • Most played league fixture: 198, between Aston Villa and Everton, 212 in all competitions (as of 2 February 2013)

Goals

Attendances

Scorelines

Disciplinary

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

Transfers

Other achievements

  • Highest final position in top-flight of having a negative goal difference: Third place, joint record:
    • Burnley in season 1898/1899, with goal difference 45–47
    • Norwich City in season 1992/1993, with goal difference 61–65. Norwich City were also the only team to have led the Premier League at Christmas (25 December 1992), before finishing the season with a negative goal difference.

Individual

Appearances

  • Most career league appearances: 1,005 (849 in First Division), Peter Shilton (1966 to 1997)
  • Most career league appearances by an outfield player: 931, Tony Ford (1975 to 2002)
  • Most career league appearances at one club: 770, John Trollope (Swindon Town, 1960 to 1980)
  • Most career top flight league appearances at one club: 670, Ryan Giggs (Manchester United, 1991 to 28 January 2014)
  • Most career consecutive league appearances: 375, Harold Bell (Tranmere Rovers, 1946 to 1955 (401 consecutive club games including 26 FA Cup appearances)
  • Oldest player: Neil McBain, 51 years and 20 days (for New Brighton v. Hartlepool United, 1947)
  • Youngest player: Reuben Noble-Lazarus, 15 years and 45 days (for Barnsley v. Ipswich Town, 30 September 2008)

Goals

FA Cup

Final

Team

Individual

All rounds

  • Biggest win: Preston North End 26–0 Hyde United (First Round, 15 October 1887)
  • Biggest away win: Clapton 0–14 Nottingham Forest (First Round, 17 January 1891)
  • Highest attendance at Wembley: 126,047 (Bolton Wanderers v. West Ham United, Final, 28 April 1923)
  • Most clubs competing for trophy in a season: 763 (2011–12)
  • Longest tie: 660 minutes (6 matches in total), Oxford City v. Alvechurch (Fourth Qualifying Round, 1971–72; Alvechurch won the sixth match 1–0)
  • Longest penalty shootout: 20 penalties each, Tunbridge Wells v. Littlehampton Town (Preliminary Round Replay, 31 August 2005; Tunbridge Wells won 16–15)
  • Most rounds played in a season: 9, joint record:
    • Brighton & Hove Albion (1932–33: 1st–4th Qualifying Rounds, 1st–5th Rounds)
    • New Brighton (1956–57: Preliminary, 1st–4th Qualifying Rounds, 1st–4th Rounds)
    • Blyth Spartans (1977–78: 1st–4th Qualifying Rounds, 1st–5th Rounds)
    • Harlow Town (1978–79: Preliminary, 1st–4th Qualifying Rounds, 1st–4th Rounds)
  • Most games played in a season: 13, Bideford (1974–75: one First Qualifying, two Second Qualifying, five Third Qualifying, four Fourth Qualifying and one First Round)
  • Fastest goal: 4 seconds, Gareth Morris (for Ashton United v. Skelmersdale United, 17 September 2001)
  • Most consecutive games without defeat: 22, Blackburn Rovers (1884–1886)
  • Most consecutive games without defeat: (Excluding defeat by penalty shoot-out) 29, Chelsea went 29 games without defeat in the FA Cup between January 2009 and 14 April 2013 when their run was ended after they were beaten 2–1 by Manchester City in the Semi Final of the competition. During this time they won the trophy three times (2009, 2010 and 2012) scored 63 goals and conceded 14. The penalty shoot-out defeat was to Everton in the 2011 campaign. During the six FA Cup campaigns from January 2007 to May 2012, Chelsea only lost one other game in normal play (including extra-time), to Barnsley in 2008.
  • Fastest hat-trick: 2 min 20 sec, Andy Locke (for Nantwich Town v. Droylsden, 1995)
  • Most Career Goals: 49, Henry "Harry" Cursham (Notts County between 1877 and 1888).
  • Most goals by a player in a single FA Cup season: 19, Jimmy Ross (for Preston North End, 1887-88).
  • Most goals by a player in a single FA Cup game: 9, Ted MacDougall (for Bournemouth in 1971)
  • Scoreline: Two examples of teams scoring 7 goals and not winning – Dulwich Hamlet 8–7 St Albans City (Fourth Qualifying Round Replay, 22 November 1922), and Dulwich Hamlet 7–7 Wealdstone (Fourth Qualifying Round, 16 November 1929).
  • Youngest player: Andy Awford, 15 years and 88 days (for Worcester City v. Boreham Wood, Third qualifying round, 1987–88),
  • Youngest goalscorer: Sean Cato, 16 years and 25 days (for Barrow Town v. Rothwell Town, 2011–12)
  • Youngest goalscorer (proper rounds): George Williams, 16 years, 2 months and 5 days (for MK Dons v. Nantwich Town, 2011–12)

League Cup

Final

All rounds

FA Charity / Community Shield

Final

Non-League

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 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup (Defunct) (Not organised by UEFA, but recognised as the unofficial predecessor to the 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 0 20 55 0 3 1 0 1 0 5 1 1 62
Liverpool 18 7 8 0 15 48 0 5 0 3 3 0 11 0 0 59
Arsenal 13 10 2 0 12 37 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 39
Chelsea 4 7 4 2 4 21 1 2 1 1 5 26
Everton 9 5 9 23 1 1 24
Aston Villa 7 7 5 1 20 1 1 2 3 24
Tottenham Hotspur 2 8 4 7 21 1 2 3 24
Manchester City 3 5 2 4 14 1 1 15
Newcastle United 4 6 1 11 1 1 2 13
Blackburn Rovers 3 6 1 1 1 12 12
Nottingham Forest 1 2 4 2 1 10 2 1 3 13
Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 4 2 4 13 13
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 an overall European record.

External links

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