Top 5 Greatest Goalscorers in Premier League History

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1) Alan Shearer

Alan Shearer
  • PL record for most consecutive seasons to score at least 25 Goals with 4 (did this twice)
  • Tied for PL record for most goals in a 42 game season with 34
  • Tied for PL record for most goals in a game with 5
  • PL record for most hat tricks with 11
  • Goals: 260

2) Andy Cole

Andy Cole
  • Tied for PL record for most teams scored against in a season with 17
  • Tied for PL record for most goals in a 42 game season with 34
  • Tied for PL record for most goals in a game with 5
  • Five-time Premier League Champion with United
  • Goals: 187

3) Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney
  • Third highest goalscorer in England National Team history
  • Awarded the PFA Players' Player of the Year and the FWA Footballer of the Year (‘09-’10)
  • Has won the Premier League five times, the UEFA Champions League once, the FIFA Club World Cup once and the League Cup twice
  • Has won the 'Goal of the Season' award by the BBC's Match of the Day poll on three occasions
  • Goals: 185

4) Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard
  • All-time leading goalscorer for Chelsea
  • Second in the Premier League's all-time assists table
  • England's most prolific penalty taker with nine goals
  • In 2005, Lampard was voted FWA Footballer of the Year and was runner-up in both the FIFA World Player of the Year and the Ballon d'Or
  • Goals: 177

5) Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry
  • Arsenal’s all-time record goalscorer
  • Represented France and is his country's record goalscorer
  • Won the 1998 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2000 and 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup with France
  • Named the PFA Players' Player of the Year twice, and the FWA Footballer of the Year three times
  • Goals: 175

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