Leading Goalscorer (Career)
Goals Player    
433 Arthur Rowley    
379 Dixie Dean    
357 Jimmy Greaves    
352 Steve Bloomer    
345 George Camsell    
329 John Aldridge    
315 Joe Smith    
315 John Atyeo    
313 Vic Watson    
308 Harry Bedford    
Leading Goalscorer (Season)
Goals Player
Club
Season
60 Dixie Dean Everton 1927/28
59 George Camsell Middlesbrough 1926/27
55 Ted Hartson Mansfield Town 1936/37
  Joe Payne Luton Town 1936/37
52 Terry Bly Peterborough United 1960/61
49 Clarrie Bourton Coventry City 1931/32
  Tom Waring Aston Villa 1930/31
46 Alf Lythgoe

Stockport County

1933/34
  Derek Dooley Sheffield Wednesday 1951/52
  David Morris Swindon Town 1926/27
  Peter Simpson Crystal Palace 1930/31
45 Jimmy Hampson Blackpool 1929/30
  Dixie Dean Everton 1931/32
Most Goals in a League Game
Goals Player Game  
10 Joe Payne Luton v Bristol Rovers13/04/1936  
9       Bunny Bell Tranmere v Oldham 26/12/1935  
7 Ted Drake Arsenal v Aston Villa 14/12/1935  
  Tim Coleman Stoke v Lincoln 23/02/1957  
  Tommy Briggs Blackburn v Bristol Rovers 05/02/1955  
Fastest Recorded Goals in a League Game
Time Player Game  
4 secs Jim Fryatt Bradford PA v Tranmere 24/04/1964  
6 secs Albert Munday Aldershot v Hartlepool 25/10/1958  
  Barrie Jones Notts County v Torquay 31//03/1962  
  Keith Smith Crystal Palace v Derby 12/12/1964  
Fastest Two Goals scored in a League Game
Time Players Game  
9 secs Jamie Bates and Jermaine McSporran Wycombe v Peterborough 23/09/2000  
  NB goals were scored either side of the half time break, without opposing team touching the ball    
Fastest Hat-trick scored in a League Game
Time Player Game  
2 mins 20 secs James Hayter Bournemouth v Wrexham 24/02/2004  
Team Records
Goals Club Season Division
134 Peterborough 1960/61 Division 4
128           Bradford City   1928/29 Division 3 N
  Aston Villa 1930/31 Division 1
127 Millwall 1927/28 Division 3 S
  Arsenal 1930/31 Division 1
123 Doncaster 1946/47 Division 3 N
122 Middlesbrough 1926/27 Division 2
121 Everton 1930/31 Division 2
  Lincoln City 1951/52 Division 3 N
119 Chester 1964/65 Division 4
118 Arsenal 1932/33 Division 1
  Barnsley 1933/34 Division 3 N
116 Everton 1931/32 Division 1
  Barrow 1933/34 Division 3 N
Most goals scored at home (in 21 games unless stated)
Goals Club Season Division
87 Millwall 1927/28 Division 3 S
86 Aston Villa 1930/31 Division 1
85 Peterborough United 1960/61 Division 4 - 23 games
84 Everton 1931/32 Division 1
  Stockport County 1933/34 Division 3 N
82 Bradford City 1928/29 Division 3 N
81 Rotherham United 1946/47 Division 3 N
80 Lincoln City 1951/52 Division 3 - 23 games
Most goals scored away from home (in 21 games unless stated)
Goals Club Season Division
60 Arsenal 1930/31 Division 1
56 Doncaster Rovers 1933/34 Division 3 N
54 Barnsley 1933/34 Division 3 N
53 Nottingham Forest 1950/51 Division 3 S - 23 games
51 Manchester City 1936/37 Division 1
50 Tottenham 1960/61 Division 1
Most goals conceded
Goals Club
Season
Division
141 Darwen 1898/99 Division 2
136 Nelson 1927/28 Division 3 N
135 Merthyr Town 1929/30 Division 3 S
  Rochdale 1931/32 Division 3 N
133 Newport County 1946/47 Division 2
125 Blackpool 1930/31 Division 1
123 Accrington Stanley 1959/60 Division 3
122 Bradford PA

1955/56

Division 3 N
121 Ipswich Town 1963/64 Division 1
120 Charlton 1956/57 Division 1
Fewest goals scored in a season (in a 42 game season)
Goals Club Season Division
24 Watford 1971/72 Division 2
  Stoke City 1984/85 Division 1
26 Leicester City 1977/78 Division 1
Fewest goals scored in a season (in a 34 game season)
Goals Club Season Division
18 Loughborough 1899/1900 Division 2
22 Darwen 1898/99 Division 2
23 Doncaster Rovers 1904/05 Division 2

Fewest goals scored at home in a season (in 21 games)
Goals Club Season Division
12 Huddersfield 1971/72 Division 1
13     Birmingham 1985/86 Division 1
  Millwall 2005/06 Championship
14 Sheffield Wednesday 1919/20 Division 1
Fewest goals scored at home in a season (less than 21 games)
Goals Club Season Division
11 Arsenal 1912/13 Division 1 - 19 games
12 Loughborough 1899/1900 Division 2 - 17 games
  Doncaster 1904/05 Division 2 - 17 games
Fewest goals scored away from home in 21 games or more
Goals Club Season Division
4 Exeter City 1923/24 Division 3 S - 21 games
6 Hartlepool United 1970/71

Division 4 - 23 games

  Hereford United 1977/78 Division 3 - 23 games
Stoke City 1984/85 Division 1 - 21 games
Most goals in a game
Goals Game Date Division
17 Tranmere 13-4 Oldham 26/12/1935 Division 3 N
14 Aston Villa 12-2 Accrington Stanley 12/03/1892 Division 1
  Tottenham 10-4 Everton 11/10/1958 Division 1
  Manchester City 11-3 Lincoln City 23/03/1895 Division 2
13 Stockport County 13-0 Halifax 06/01/1934 Division 3 N
  Newcastle 13-0 Newport County 05/10/1946 Division 2
  12 other games saw 13 goals scored    
Biggest home wins (goal difference)
Goals Game Date Division
13 Stockport County 13-0 Halifax 06/01/1934 Division 3 N
  Newcastle 13-0 Newport County 05/10/1946 Division 2
12 West Brom 12-0 Darwen 04/04/1892 Division 1
  Nottingham Forest 12-0 Leicester City 21/04/1909 Division 1
  Darwen 12-0 Walsall 26/12/1896 Division 2
  Arsenal 12-0 Loughborough 12/03/1900 Division 2
  Birmingham 12-0 Walsall 17/12/1892 Division 2
  Birmingham 12-0 Doncaster 11/04/1903 Division 2
  Chester 12 -0 York 01/02/1936 Division 3 N
  Luton 12-0 Bristol Rovers 13/04/1936 Division 3 S
Biggest away wins (goal difference)
Goals Game
Date
Division
10 Port Vale 0-10 Sheffield United 10/12/1892 Division 2
9 Accrington Stanley 0-9 Barnsley 03/02/1934 Division 3 N
8 Newcastle 1-9 Sunderland 05/12/1908 Division 1
  Cardiff 1-9 Wolves 03/09/1955 Division 1
  Wolves 0-8 West Brom 27/12/1893 Division 1
  Bristol City 0-8 Dervy County 29/09/1923 Division 2
  Barnet 1-9 Peterborough 05/09/1998 Divsion 3
  Halifax Town 0-8 Fulham

16/09/1969

Division 3
  Northampton Town 0-8 Walsall 08/04/1947 Division 3 S
Consecutive games with goals scored
Goals Team Run started  
46 Chesterfield 25 December 1929  
44      Barnsley 2 October 1926  
  Manchester City 3 October 1936  
43 Manchester City 9 October 1957  
41 Wolves 20 December 1958  
40 Everton 15 March 1930  
  Sheffield Wednesday 14 November 1959  
39 Plymouth 15 April 1939  
39 West Brom 26 April 1958  
37 Lincoln 1 March 1930  
Consecutive games without scoring
Games Team Run Started  
11 Coventry City 11 October 1919  
  Hartlepool United 9 January 1993  
10 Sunderland 27 November 1976  
9 Crewe 6 November 1974  
9 Rochdale 14 March 1980  
9 Chelsea 14 March 1981  
8 Derby 30 January 1920  
Cardiff 20 December 1952  
Hartlepool 28 March 1970  
Sheffield Wednesday 8 March 1975  
Sunderland 19 September 1981  
Stoke 29 December 1984  
Halifax 25 August 1990  
Leyton Orient 19 November 1994  
Mansfield 25 March 2000  
Consecutive clean sheets
Games Team Season  
11 Millwall 1925/26  
  York City 1973/74  
  Reading 1978/79  
10 Charlton 1997/98  
9 Stockport County 2006/07  
  Chelsea 1905/06  
  Leeds 1927/28  
8 Hartlepool 2006/07  
  Wigan 2002/03  
  Chesterfield 2001/02  
  Swansea 2000/01  
  Wolves 1983/84  
  Huddersfield 1965/66  
  Grimsby 1956/57  
  Barnsley 1955/56  
  Watford 1949/50  
Most clean sheets in a season (46 games unless stated)
Games Club Season Division
30 Port Vale 1953/54 Division 3 N
29         Gillingham 1995/96 Division 3
28 Liverpool 1978/79 Division 1 - 42 games
27 Middlesbrough 1986/87 Division 3
  Plymouth Argyle 2001/02 Division 3
26 Swindon Town 2011/12 League 2
  Notts County 2009/10 League 2
  Sunderland 1995/96 Division 1
  Aston Villa 1971/72 Division 3
  Reading 1978/79 Division 4
  Southampton 1921/22 Division 3 S - 42 games
  Rochdale 1923/24 Division 3 N - 42 games
25 Queens Park Rangers 2010/11 Championship
  15 other teams have recorded 25    
Consecutive games with goals conceded
Games Club Run Started  
49 Bristol City 08/10/1932  
45 Rotherham 02/05/1925  
  Notts County 24/12/1955  
44 Darwen 08/10/1898  
42 Bradford PA 28/03/1936  
41 Barrow 13/02/1926  
  Swindon 13/12/1930  
40 Crewe 10/04/1936  
  QPR 11/05/1968  
39 Arsenal 02/04/1930  
  Barrow 28/03/1970  
Fewest goals conceded in a season (in 42 games or more)
Games Club Season Division
16 Liverpool 1978/79 Division 1
20 Gillingham 1995/96 Division 3
21 Southampton 24/12/1955 Division 3 S
  Port Vale 08/10/1898 Division 3 N
  Bradford PA 28/03/1936  
Fewest goals conceded in a season (in 38 games or less)
Goals Club Season Division
15 Preston North End 1888/89 Division 1 - 22 games
18 Liverpool 1893/94 Division 2 - 28 games
  Arsenal 1990/91 Division 1 - 38 games
Fewest goals conceded at home (in 21 games or more)
Goals Club Season Division
4 Plymouth 1921/22 Division 3 S
  Liverpool 1978/79 Division 1
5 Port Vale 1953/54 Division 3 N - 23 games
Fewest goals conceded at home (in 17 games or less)
Goals Club Season Division
4 Lincoln City 1901/02 Division 2 - 17 games

5

Preston North End 1890/91 Division 1 - 11 games
  Arsenal 1903/04 Division 2 - 17 games
Fewest goals conceded away (in 21 games or more)
Goals Club Season Division
9 Wigan 2002/03 Division 2 - 23 games
10 Liverpool 1975/76 Division 1
Fewest goals conceded at home (in 19 games or less)
Goals Club Season Division
8 Preston North End 1888/89 Division 1 - 11 games

 

Arsenal 1990/91 Division 1 - 19 games

Information supplied by Tony Brown at SoccerData