Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech saved Troy Deeney penalty to finally keep his 200th Premier League clean sheet on Sunday. The former Chelsea shot-stopper is now in a league of his own just like Allan Shearer. The likes of David De Gea will only hope that one day they can be mentioned in the same line as greats such as Cech. Today, we want to look at seven goalkeepers with most clean sheets in the history of the English game.
7. Edwin van der Sar- 133 Clean Sheets
Manchester United legend Edwin van der Sar takes the 7th place in the Premier League goalkeeper hall of fame. The Dutch legendary shot-stopper kept 133 clean sheets in his career in England with the Red Devils and Fulham. He started his career with Ajax, before moving to Juventus. He played 130 times for his country Netherlands.
6. Pepe Reina- 134 Clean Sheets
Napoli number one goalkeeper Pepe Reina is a legend in Premier League despite the fact that he left several years ago. The Spaniard kept 134 clean sheets during his time at Liverpool. He has also played under Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich. It is clear he could’ve reached 200 if he was still playing in England today.
5. Nigel Martyn- 137 Clean Sheets
Former Crystal Palace and Leeds United goalkeeper Nigel Martyn may not have big names like everybody else in the list but he kept 137 clean sheets in his career. He started his career at Bristol Rovers in 1987 and ended it at Everton in 2006.
4. David Seaman- 140 Clean Sheets
Arsenal is certainly the home of record breakers because David Seaman also played for them. The former England number one kept 140 clean sheets in his career. He also played for Manchester City, and Queens Park Rangers. He was capped 75 times for Three Lions.