10 Unbelievable English Premier League Facts You Didn’t Know

The English Premier League 2016/2017 season is gradually drawing to a close with the Blues crowned as the Kings of English football. The English Premier League has come a long way with ups and downs, shocks, surprises and upsets as well as shocking facts and here are some

1 Alan Shearer has missed the highest number of penalties in the EPL (11) he has also scored the most penalties (56)

2 Bobby Zamora and Obafemi Martins are the only two players in the history of the EPL to score penalties with both feet

3 Peter Crouch has scored more goals with his head than 15 teams who played in the EPL, he scored an incredible 48 goals

4 Terry Connor is the only manager to have played 10 league games without winning 1 of them

5 Ryan Giggs has the most appearance of the EPL, 632 appearances

6 There have been 103 different foreign FIFA-affiliated nations who have played at least one game in the EPL

7 Fulham’s Matthew Briggs in 2007 became the youngest player to play in the EPL at 16 years and 65 days

8 Everton have finished at the bottom half of the EPL more than any other team, they did so on twelve different occasions

9 James Vardy holds the EPL record for most consecutive games with a goal

10 Richard Dunne has scored more own goals than any other player in the EPL, he scored ten of them

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