Top goal scorers in English football's First Division / Premier League, 1888-2021

Top goal scorers in English football's First Division and Premier League from 1888/89 to 2020/21, by season

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Source

Release date

May 2021

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

1888 to 2021

Supplementary notes

*Number of games per season:
1888/89-1890/91: 22
1891/92: 26
1892/93-1897/98: 30
1897/98-1904/05: 34
1905/06-1914/15: 38
1919/20-1994/95: 42
1995/96-present: 38

**In the 1991/92 season, Ian Wright scored five goals for Crystal Palace before he was sold to Arsenal (where he scored a further 24 goals). In the 1992/93 season, Teddy Sheringham scored one goal for Nottingham Forest before he was sold to Tottenham Hotspurs (where he scored a further 21 goals).

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