INDIVIDUAL RECORDS

 

Leading Goalscorers (Career)

 

433  Arthur Rowley

379  Dixie Dean

357  Jimmy Greaves

352  Steve Bloomer

345  George Camsell

329  John Aldridge

315  Joe Smith

314  John Atyeo

312  Vic Watson

308  Harry Bedford

 

Leading Goalscorers (Season)

 

60  Dixie Dean (Everton 1927/28)

59  George Camsell (Middlesbrough1926/27)

55  Ted Hartson (Mansfield 1936/37)

       Joe Payne (Luton 1936/37)

52  Terry Bly (Peterborough 1960/61)

49  Clarrie Bourton (Coventry 1931/32)

       Tom Waring (Aston Villa 1930/31)

46  Alf Lythgoe (Stockport 1933/34)

       Derek Dooley (Sheffield Wed 1951/52)

       David Morris (Swindon 1926/27)

       Peter Simpson (Crystal Palace 1930/31)

45  Jimmy Hampson (Blackpool 1929/30)

       Dixie Dean (Everton 1931/32)

 

Most Goals in a League Game

 

10  Joe Payne (LUTON v Bristol Rovers 13 April 1936)

 

9     Bunny Bell (TRANMERE v Oldham 26 December 1935)

 

    Ted Drake (ARSENAL v Aston Villa 14 December 1935)

       Tim Coleman (STOKE v Lincoln 23 February 1957)

       Tommy Briggs (BLACKBURN v Bristol R 5 February 1955)

 

Fastest Recorded Goals in a League Game

 

4 secs    Jim Fryatt (BRADFORD PA v Tranmere 25 April 1964)

 

6 secs    Albert Munday (ALDERSHOT v Hartlepool 25 October 1958)

Barrie Jones (NOTTS COUNTY v Torquay 31 March 1962)

Keith Smith (CRYSTAL PALACE v Derby 12 December 1964)

 

Fastest Two Goals scored in a League Game

 

9 secs    Jamie Bates and Jermaine McSporran (WYCOMBE v Peterborough 23 September 2000)

                NB Goals were scored either side of half-time break without opposing team touching the ball

 

Fastest Hat-Trick scored in a League Game

 

2min 20 secs  James Hayter  (AFC Bournemouth v Wrexham 24 February 2004)

TEAM RECORDS 

 

Most Goals in a Season

 

134  Peterborough (Division 4 1960/61)

128  Bradford C (Division 3N 1928/29)

         Aston Villa (Division 1 1930/31)

127  Millwall (Division 3S 1927/28)

          Arsenal (Division 1 1930/31)

123  Doncaster (Division 3N 1946/47)

122  Middlesbrough (Division 2 1926/27)

121  Everton (Division 2 1930/31)

         Lincoln (Division 3N 1951/52)

119  Chester (Division 4 1964/65)

118  Arsenal (Division 1 1932/33)

         Barnsley (Division 3N 1933/34)

116  Everton (Division 1 1931/32)

          Barrow (Division 3N 1933/34)

 

Most Goals Scored at Home

 

In 21 games unless stated

 

87  Millwall  (Division 3S 1927/28)

86  Aston Villa (Division 1 1930/31)

85  Peterborough (Division 4 1960/61 - 23 games)

84  Everton (Division 1 1931/32)

       Stockport (Division 3N 1933/34)

82  Bradford C (Division 3N 1928/29)

81  Rotherham (Division 3N 1946/47)

80  Lincoln  (Division 3 1951/52 - 23 games)

 

Most Goals Scored Away

 

In 21 games unless stated

 

60  Arsenal (Division 1 1930/31)

56  Doncaster (Division 3N 1933/34)

54  Barnsley  (Division 3N 1933/34)

53  Nottm Forest (Division 3S 1950/51 - 23 games)

51  Manchester City (Division 1 1936/37)

50  Tottenham (Division 1 1960/61)

 

Most Goals Conceded

 

141  Darwen (Division 2 1899)

136  Nelson  (Division 3N 1927/28)

135  Merthyr Town  (Division 3S 1929/30)

         Rochdale (Division 3N 1931/32)

133  Newport C (Division 2 1946/47)

125  Blackpool (Division 1 1930/31)

123  Accrington St (Division 3 1959/60)

122  Bradford PA  (Division 3N 1955/56)

121  Ipswich  (Division 1 1963/64)

120  Charlton  (Division 1 1956/57)

 

Fewest Goals Scored in a Season

 

In 42 game season

 

24   Watford (Division 2 1971/72)

        Stoke  (Division 1 1984/85)

26  Leicester   (Division 1 1977/78)

 

In 34 game season

 

18  Loughborough  (Division 2 1899/1900)

22  Darwen  (Division 2 1898/99)

23  Doncaster  (Division 2 1904/05)

 

Fewest Goals Scored at Home

 

In 21 games

 

12  Huddersfield  (Division 1 1971/72)

13  Birmingham  (Division 1 1985/86)

14  Sheffield Wed   (Division 1 1919/20)

 

Others

11  Arsenal    (Division 1 1912/13  - 19 games)

12  Loughborough  (Division 2 1899/1900 - 17 games)

      Doncaster      (Division 2 1904/05 - 17 games)

 

Fewest Goals Scored Away

 

In 21 games or more

 

4  Exeter City         Division 3S 1923/24 (21 games)

6  Hartlepool Utd     Division 4 1970/71 (23 games)

    Hereford Utd          Division 3 1977/78 (23 games)

               

Most Goals in a Game

 

17  Tranmere 13 - 4 Oldham 26 Dec 1935 (Div 3N)

 

14  Aston Villa 12 - 2 Accrington (12 Mar 1892 Div 1)

       Tottenham 10 - 4 Everton (11 Oct 1958 Div 1)

       Manchester City 11 - 3 Lincoln (23 Mar 1895 Div 2)

13  Stockport 13 - 0 Halifax (6 Jan 1934 Div 3N)

       Newcastle 13 - 0 Newport C (5 Oct 1946 Div 2)

       Barrow 12 - 1 Gateshead (5 May 1934 Div 3N)

       Oldham 11 - 2 Chester City (19 Jan 1952 Div 3N)

       Sheffield Utd 11 - 2 Cardiff (1 Jan 1926 Div 1)

       Stoke 10 - 3 West Brom (4 Feb 1937 Div 1)

       Middlesbrough 10 - 3 Sheffield Utd (18 Nov 1933 Div 1)

       Hull 10 - 3 Wolves (27 Dec 1919 Div 2)

       Gillingham 9 - 4 Exeter (17 Jan 1951 Div 3S)

       Bristol City 9 - 4 Gillingham (15 Jan 1927 Div 3S)

       Stockport 8 - 5 Chester City (6 May 1933 Div 3N)

       Burton Swifts 8 - 5 Walsall  (24 Feb 1894 Div 2)

       Derby 8 - 5 Blackburn (6 Sept 1890 Div 1)

       Charlton 7 - 6 Huddersfield (21 Dec 1957 Div 2)

 

Biggest Home Wins

 

Goal Diff               

13  Newcastle 13 - 0 Newport C (5 Oct 1946 Div 2)

       Stockport 13 - 0 Halifax (6 Jan 1934 Div 3N)

 

12  West Brom 12 - 0 Darwen (4 Apr 1892 Div 1)

       Nottm Forest 12 - 0 Leicester (21 Apr 1909 Div 1)

       Darwen 12 - 0 Walsall (26 Dec 1896 Div 2)

       Arsenal 12 - 0 Loughborough (12 Mar 1900 Div 2)

       Birmingham 12 - 0 Walsall  (17 Dec 1892 Div 2)

       Birmingham 12 - 0 Doncaster (11 Apr 1903 Div 2)

       Chester 12 - 0 York (1 Feb 1936 Div 3N)

       Luton 12 - 0 Bristol Rovers (13 Apr 1936 Div 3S)

 

11  Barrow 12 - 1 Gateshead (5 May 1934 Div 3N)

       Oldham 11 - 0 Southport (26 Dec 1962 Div 4)

 

Biggest Away Wins

 

Goal Diff

10  Port Vale 0 - 10 Sheffield Utd (10 Dec 1892 Div 2)

 

9     Accrington St 0 - 9 Barnsley (3 Feb 1934 Div 3N)

 

8    Newcastle 1 - 9 Sunderland (5 Dec 1908 Div 1)

       Cardiff  1 - 9 Wolves (3 Sept 1955 Div 1)

       Wolves 0 - 8 West Brom (27 Dec 1893 Div 1)

       Bristol City 0 - 8 Derby (29 Sept 1923 Div 2)

       Barnet 1 - 9 Peterborough                (5 Sept 1998 Div 3)

       Halifax Town 0 - 8 Fulham  (16 Sept 1969 Div 3)

       Northampton 0 - 8 Walsall  (8 April 1947 Div 3S)

 

Consecutive Games With Goals Scored

 

                                      Run started

46  Chesterfield         25 Dec 1929

 

44  Barnsley                  2 Oct 1926

       Manchester City     3 Oct 1936

 

43  Manchester City      9 Oct 1957

41  Wolves                   20 Dec 1958

 

40  Everton                   15 Mar 1930

      Sheffield Wed        14 Nov 1959

 

39  Plymouth                15 Apr 1939

 

37  Lincoln                     1 Mar 1930

 

36  West Brom            26 Apr 1958

 

Consecutive Games without Scoring

                               

                                       Run started

11 Coventry                 11 Oct 1919

      Hartlepool Utd        9 Jan 1993

 

10  Sunderland          27 Nov 1976

 

9    Crewe                      6 Nov 1974

      Rochdale               14 Mar 1980

      Chelsea                  14 Mar 1981

 

8   Derby                       30 Jan 1920

     Cardiff                      20 Dec 1952

     Hartlepool Utd        28 Mar 1970

     Sheffield Wed           8 Mar 1975

     Sunderland             19 Sept 1981

     Stoke                        29 Dec 1984

     Halifax                      25 Aug 1990

      Leyton Orient         19 Nov 1994

      Mansfield                25 Mar 2000

 

Consecutive Clean Sheets

 

                                       Season

11  Millwall                   1925/26

       York                        1973/74

       Reading                 1978/79

 

10  Charlton                 1997/98

 

9    Chelsea                  1905/06

       Leeds                     1927/28

 

8    Wigan                      2002/03

      Chesterfield            2001/02

      Swansea                 2000/01

      Wolves                     1983/84

      Huddersfield           1965/66

      Grimsby                   1956/57

      Barnsley                   1955/56

      Watford                     1949/50

               

Most Clean Sheets in a Season

 

30  Port Vale     1953/54 Division 3N (46)

 

29  Gillingham   1995/96 Division 3 (46)

 

28  Liverpool     1978/79 Division 1 (42)

 

27  Middlesbrough   1986/87 Division 3 (46)

 

26  Sunderland         1995/96 Division 1 (46)

       Aston Villa        1971/72 Division 3 (46)

       Reading                1978/79 Division 4 (46)

       Southampton    1921/22 Division 3S (42)

       Rochdale              1923/24 Division 3N (42)

 

25   Wigan Athletic   2002/03 Division 2 (46)

                (14 more teams have recorded 25)

 

Consecutive Games with Goals Conceded

 

                                    Run started

49  Bristol City         8 Oct 1932

 

45  Rotherham         2 May 1925

      Notts County     24 Dec 1955

 

44  Darwen                8 Oct 1898

 

42  Bradford PA       28 Mar 1936

 

41  Barrow                13 Feb 1926

       Swindon            13 Dec 1930

 

40  Crewe                    10 Apr 1936

       QPR                       11 May 1968

 

39   Arsenal                  2 Apr 1930

        Barrow                   28 Mar 1970

 

Fewest Goals Conceded in a Season

 

In 42 games or more

 

16  Liverpool               Division 1 1978/79

20  Gillingham          Division 3 1995/96

21  Southampton    Division 3S 1921/22

       Port Vale        Division 3N 1953/54

 

Others

15  Preston NE          Division 1 1888/89 (22 games)

18  Liverpool               Division 2 1893/94 (28 games)

        Arsenal                Division 1 1990/91 (38 games)

 

Fewest Goals Conceded at Home

 

In 21 games or more

 

 Plymouth              Division 3S 1921/22

     Liverpool               Division 1 1978/79

 

 Port Vale        Division 3N 1953/54 (23 games)

 

Others

4  Lincoln City         Division 2 1901/02 (17 games)

5  Preston NE          Division 1 1890/91 (11 games)

     Arsenal                  Division 2 1903/04 (17 games)

 

Fewest Goals Conceded Away

 

In 21 games or more

 

9   Wigan        Division 2 2002/03 (23 games)

10 Liverpool   Division 1 1975/76

 

Others

8   Preston NE   Division 1 1888/89 (11 games)

     Arsenal    Division 1 1990/91 (19 games)

 

Information supplied by Tony Brown at SoccerData