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  1. Sheffield Utd’s Brian Deane scored the first goal in the English Premier League history.
  2. No English manager has ever won the league title.
  3.  The English Premier League started on 15thAugust 1992.
  4.  Ryan Giggs’ dad played rugby for Wales.
  5.  The Premier League was formed on 20thFebruary 1992.
  6.  Since 94-95 season, only Man United, City, Chelsea, Arsenal and Leicester City have won the league.
  7.  Sir Alex Ferguson won 12 Premier League titles.
  8.  Sponsors: Carling 1993-2001, Barclay Card 2001-2004 and Barclays 2004 till date.
  9.  The first Sky television rights agreement was worth £304 million over five years.
  10. Ryan Giggs has played in every Premier League season (until his retirement).
  11.  Kevin Keegan’s quote “I would love it if we beat them. Love it!” is still fondly remembered in football.
  12.  The highest scoring game was Man United’s 9-0 defeat of Ipswich in 94-95 season; Andy Cole scored five times.
  13.  Blackburn lead the red card charts with an amazing 75 red cards.
  14.  Chelsea lead the yellow card charts with over 1200 bookings.
  15.  Most PL points in a season without winning the title 89 – Manchester United (2011/12)
  16.  Alan Shearer leads scoring charts with 260 Premier League goals
  17.  Frank Lampard has 161 goals from midfield – an unbelievable amount for a non-striker.
  18.  Chelsea scored a whooping 103 goals in the 2009-10 title win
  19.  Swindon let in 100 goals in 1993-94 season.
  20. Alan Shearer scored 11 Premier League hat tricks.
  21. Most Player of the Month awards 6 – Steven Gerrard (Liverpool; March 2001, March 2003, December 2004, April 2006, March 2009, March 2014).
  22.  Ledley King scored fastest goal after just 10 seconds.
  23.  David Beckham scored that unreal halfway line goal against Wimbledon on the opening day of 1996-97 season.
  24.  Sunderland (05-06) and Derby (07-08) both only won one home game in a season.
  25.  The most away wins in a season was Chelsea 2004-2005.
  26.  The most consecutive wins was 10 by Arsenal (10 Feb 2002 to 24 Aug 2002).
  27.  Derby went an amazing 32 games without a win in 2007-08 season.
  28.  The highest attendance was 76,398 for Man Utd vs. Blackburn in 2007.
  29.  The lowest attendance was 3,039 for Wimbledon vs. Everton 1993.
  30.  The most points in a season was Chelsea with 95 points in 2004-05 season.
  31.  The most Premiership appearances is Ryan Giggs, who has 612 and counting.
  32.  The oldest goal scorer was Teddy Sheringham at 40 years and 268 days.
  33.  The most clean sheets record is held by David James, with 173
  34.  Kevin Davies has the most yellow cards, with 100 bookings.
  35.  The earliest kick off was 11:15 Man City vs. Everton 2005.
  36.  The most assists is Ryan Giggs with 127.
  37.  The most red cards record is held by Patrick Viera, Duncan Ferguson and Richard Dunne – all with 8.
  38.  There wasn’t a single corner in the Chelsea vs. Wigan game on 21stAug 2013.
  39.  Kevin Gillespie, Dave Kitson and Andreas Johansson were all sent off without touching the ball.
  40.  Arsenal, Aston Villa, Chelsea, Everton, Liverpool, Manchester United, and Tottenham are the only teams to compete in every Premier League season.
  41.  Around 63% of the league’s players are non-British players.
  42.  Eric Cantona scored the Premier League’s first hat trick playing for Leeds vs. Spurs.
  43.  The first televised Premier League goal was scored by Teddy Sheringham.
  44.  First keeper to score a goal was Peter Schmeichel in 2001 for Aston Villa.
  45.  The first player to reach 100 Premier League goals was Alan Shearer.
  46.  The first Premier League goal of the season award went to Dalian Atkinson for Villa against Wimbledon.
  47.  The first African player in Premier League was Peter Ndlovu for Coventry City in August 1992.
  48.  Man United won the first Premier League title with 84 points.
  49.  2003-2004 was the season Roman Abramovich took over Chelsea.
  50.  Sir Alex Ferguson is only manager to be in charge ever since the Premier League began (until his retirement).
  51. Two players have scored Premier League penalties with both feet: Bobby Zamora and Obafemi Martins.
  52. Mario Balotelli’s only assist in the Premier League was for Sergio Aguero’s title-winning goal vs QPR.
  53.  Wayne Rooney, Gareth Bale and Kevin Davies are the only players to score, assist and score an own goal in a single Premier League game.
  54. Bale is the one of the three above to also get a yellow card in the same game.
  55. The only person born before 1960 to score a Premier League hat-trick is Gordan Strachan.
  56. Only three players born after the Premier League began (August 1992) have scored Premier League hat-tricks: Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku.
  57. James Milner has scored in 47 different Premier League games – and hasn’t lost any of them (a record).
  58. Former England goalkeeper Paul Robinson has scored, assisted and won a penalty in the Premier League. He also has more Premier League assists than any other keeper (five).
  59. 2015/16 was the first time West Ham had recorded a positive goal difference in a top-flight season since 1985/86.
  60. David (x14) & James (x11) were the most common first names in the Premier League in 2010/11 – yet it was the first season in which David James did not appear.
  61. Newcastle United won 34 points from losing positions in 2001/02; the most by a team in a single Premier League season. It was also the same number of points that they won in total when relegated seven years later.
  62. In 2014/15, George Boyd became the fourth player to play for two relegated teams in the same Premier League campaign (others were Mark Robins in 94/95, Steve Kabba in 06/07 and David Nugent in 09/10).
  63. In 2014/15, Leicester City spent longer at the bottom of the table without being relegated than any side in Premier League history (140 days).
  64. Cesar Azpilicueta (2016/17), Wes Morgan (2015/16), John Terry (2014/15) and Gary Pallister (1992/93) are the only outfield players to play every minute of the season for a Premier League title-winning side.
  65. Peter Crouch has scored more headed goals (50) than 16 of the teams who have played in the Premier League.
  66. Nuri Sahin (formerly at Liverpool) has played the most Premier League games of any player to be substituted off in all of their PL appearances (7).
  67. Richard Wright has played a combined 12 Premier League games for Arsenal (12) and Man City (0)… and has two title medals.
  68. Iago Aspas took more corners (often badly) than he had shots in the Premier League.
  69. In 1997/98, Andy Roberts played 37 games in the Premier League and four of them came against Arsenal (two for Palace, two for Wimbledon).
  70. Terry Connor (former Wolves boss) is the only manager to take charge of more than 10 Premier League games and not win a single one.
  71. This season, Hull became only the third team to be top of the Premier League and be relegated in the same season (after Charlton in 1998/99 and Bolton in 2011/12).
  72. Only two players have ever scored a hat-trick of headers in a Premier League match: Duncan Ferguson for Everton (vs Bolton in December 1997) and Salomon Rondon for West Brom (vs Swansea in December 2016).
  73. 10Richard Dunne has scored more own goals than any other player in Premier League history.
  74. 11-Jamie Vardy holds the Premier League record for most consecutive games with a goal.
  75. Everton have finished in the bottom half of the Premier League on 12 occasions – more than any other side.
  76. 14-Arsenal hold the Premier League record for most consecutive wins (between 10 February 2002 and 24 August 2002)
  77. Chelsea hold the record for most points in a season (95 in 2004-05).
  78. 632–Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs holds the record for the most Premier League appearances of all-time.
  79. Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal went on a 49 game unbeaten run in the 2003-04 season and in the process, they lifted the first ever Golden Premier League trophy. No other team in the Premier League era has gone a whole season without losing a league match and hence Arsenal’s team were given a moniker ‘Invincibles’.
  80. Speaking of unbeatable, Derby County were the totally opposite in 2007-08 season. Derby went a whopping 32 games without winning a match in the league. At the end of the season, they were relegated to the Championship after finishing last.
  81. In the Premier League era, Cristiano Ronaldo is the only player to have ever won the FIFA Player of the Year award, while playing in the English league. Also, the Ballon d’Or has been won by only two players playing in the Premier League. Michael Owen (2001), in his Liverpool days and Ronaldo (2008), in his Manchester United days, picked up the awards.
  82. Most PL seasons scoring a goal 21 – Ryan Giggs (Manchester United; 1992/93 – 2012/13).
  83. The second most successful club in England, Liverpool has never a won a Premier League title. The five-time European champions have come close on many occasions, but they have choked in the final games and finished runners-up. Brendan Rodgers’s Liverpool side of 2013-14 came within touching distance of the trophy, but they lost out to Manchester City in the end.
  84. Peter Schmeichel was the first ever goalkeeper in the history of the league to score a goal.
  85. Manchester United is the only English team to have won the treble in the Premier League era. The 20-time English champions won it in 1999 and came very close to winning it again in the year 2008.
  86. 8 Most PL points 1,752 – Sir Alex Ferguson (Manchester United; 1992/93– 2012/13)
  87. The Premier League maintains two trophies – the genuine trophy (held by the reigning champions) and a spare replica.
  88. The current Premier League trophy was created by Royal Jewellers Asprey of London. It consists of a trophy with a golden crown and a malachite plinth base. The plinth weighs 33 pounds (15 kg) and the trophy weighs 22 pounds (10.0 kg). The trophy and plinth are 76 cm (30 in) tall, 43 cm (17 in) wide and 25 cm (9.8 in) deep.
  89. The Premier League is the most-watched football league in the world, broadcast in 212 territories to 643 million homes and a potential TV audience of 4.7 billion people.
  90. The current longest serving manager is Arsene Wenger who joined Arsenal in 1996.
  91. Manchester City and Blackburn Rovers are the only two teams that have both won the EPL and been relegated from it (not necessarily in that order).
  92. Today the Premier League stars over 300 overseas players from 68 nations.
  93. The Oldest Football League Club is Notts County, who were formed in 1862.
  94. The referee’s whistle, the Acme Thunderer, invented by Birmingham toolmaker Joseph Hudson in 1884, is still used to this day.
  95. Sadio Mane holds the record for the fastest hat trick in EPL. He scored it in 2 minutes 56 seconds.
  96. Most PL away wins in a season 15 – Chelsea (2004/05).
  97. Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink is the only player in EPL history to score a perfect hat trick. In 2002, Hasselbaink scored a hat trick against spurs. It was a perfect hat trick. The goals that he scored were in following way.
    1st goal – 23rd min – Right foot
    2nd goal – 69th min – Header
    3rd goal – 81st min – Left foot
  98. Aston Villa Football Cup beat Bayer Munich to win European Champion Club’s Cup in 1982.
  99. Alan Shearer has missed the most Premier League penalties (11). In fairness, he’s also scored the most (56).
  100. Fewest PL goals conceded in a season 15 – Chelsea (2004/05).

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