25 YEARS Part 1: Top 5 IMPORTANT Facts about Premier League between 1992-2017

25 YEARS Part 1: Top 5 IMPORTANT Facts about Premier League between 1992-2017

Premier League is currently in its 25th year since the championship was renamed. Manchester United has won the most titles with 13 but since 2013/14 they have not even come close. Chelsea and Manchester City are certainly the most improved teams since 1992. Arsenal was active until 2004; they have not lifted the title in 13 years now. The less I say about Liverpool the better. Take a look at five important facts you might not know about Premier League;

5. Biggest Premier League Win

Manchester United still holds the record for biggest ever win in Premier League history. The Red Devils thrashed Ipswich Town 9-0 in March 1995. Sir Alex Ferguson side still failed to win the League. Blackburn Rovers guided by lethal striker Alan Shearer stole the trophy.

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4. Goalkeepers with Premier League goals

Premier League has also seen goalkeepers with an eye for goal as well. It is rare to find a shots stopper who can find the net. However, former Manchester United keeper Peter Schmeichel scored a few goals during his time.

Others include former Tottenham Hotspurs goalie Brad Friedel, former Blackburn shots sopper Paul Robinson, former Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard and Asmir Begovic who scored during his time at Stoke City.

3. First 30 Premier League goals ever in three seasons

Premier League all-time record goalscorer is Alan Shearer. He scored 260 goals and no other player has ever come close. He is also the only player ever to score 30 goals in three different seasons since 1992.

The former Newcastle United and Blackburn striker achieved the record in 1993-94, 1994-95 and 1995-96. He now works as a television pundit in the UK.

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2. First ever goal in Premier League era

Premier League was started in 1992. The player who was lucky to score the first goal and record his name in history books is Brian Deane. He played for Sheffield United against Manchester United on August 15th, 1992.

1. Player who scored Premier League 25,000th goal

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a great debut season. He netted 28 goals in all competitions for the Red Devils, 17 of them coming in the Premier League.

The Big Swede will be proud to know his goal against Swansea City in November last year was number 25,000th since the League started in 1992. He will hope to score more important goals when he returns to the pitch soon.

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