EPL Highest Goal Scorer| English Premier League Leading Goal Scorer All Time

EPL highest goal scorer is certainly the most rewarded player of the most wanted sports in the world- Barclays Premier League. Millions of folks are die hard fans of this Premier League. After FIFA World Cup, EPL is the only most viewed sports in the world. People are giving loads of love to this game. Did you think ever, Who is the EPL highest Goal Scorer? EPL is eventually the most popular game in this world. Many legend players playing this league are trying to score more goals to become EPL highest goal scorer. During every Premier League season, fans go crazy and stick to television to watch Barclays English Premier League Live Scores. So let’s know who is the EPL Highest goal scorer.

When the opposite team is giving tough then it could be very hard for the player to score a single goal. Every single player wants to become EPL Highest Goal Scorer and for that they are trying too hard. Everyone plays in their own style and set many records. Recently the league has completed 24th season and now Premier League 25th season will start from 13 August 2016. Get Premier League Schedule 2016-17 Season. Numerous start players from different counties will play this tournament and their aim will be to become EPL Highest Goal Scorer. So below we will see the English Premier League Leading Goal Scorer all time.


 EPL Highest Goal Scorer

1. Alan Shearer [260 Goals]

EPL Highest Goal Scorer Alan Shearer all time
Alan Shearer

Former English  football player Alan Shearer is the EPL Highest Goal Scorer with 260 Goals. He is awarded many times in his football career. In 1994, English Premier League Leading Goal Scorer Alan Shearer was awarded ‘Player of the year’ by Football Writer Association. In 1995, he was also awarded the PFA Player of the Year. Currently Alan Shearer is the Highest Goals Scorer in English Premier League. Alan scorer stunning untouchable 260 goals in the EPL and became the EPL Top Goal Scorer (1st Rank).

For the Blackburn Rovers, he scored 112 goals in 138 appearances from 1992-1996 and scored 148 premier league goals for Newcastle in between 1996 and 2006 in his 303 matches. Alongside his glorious premier league career, he was also a reputed national team player who scored 30 international goals in 63 appearances from 1992 to 2000.

Rank Nation Club Appearances Goals Goal ratio
1 England Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United 441 260 0.58

2. Andrew Cole [187 Goals]

Andrew Cole EPL Highest Goals Scorer
Andrew Cole

Former football player Andrew Cole is a legendary Manchester United player and 2nd highest goal scorer in English Premier League. He has earned numerous trophy in his premier league career. Andrew Cole stands on 2nd position in EPL Highest Goal Scorer by scoring 187 goals. He was awarded with PFA  young player of the year for his extraordinary club performance. Andrew Cole has played for Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United, Fulham, Manchester United, Manchester City and Portsmouth.

From 1995 to 2001, Andy Cole played for the Manchester United scoring 93 goals in 195 matches and for the Manchester City, he scored 9 goals in 22 appearances in 2005/06 season of Barclays premier league. He was able to score only a single goal for the England national team from 1995 to 2002, in his 15 international appearances.

Rank Nation Club Appearances Goals Goal ratio
2 England Newcastle United, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Fulham, Manchester City, Portsmouth 414 187 0.45
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3. Wayne Rooney* [184 Goals]

Wayne Rooney EPL Highest Goals Scorer
Wayne Rooney

One of the best forward Wayne Rooney has booked his position at 3rd position in EPL highest Goal Scorer by scoring 184 goals in Premier league career. He has played for Everton and Manchester United in his premier league career. Wayne Rooney is such a great player that he was awarded the England player of the year three times in his football career. in Addition in 2010, he has also awarded the FWA player of the year. Now finally he secured his position 3rd in the EPL highest goal scorer (184 Goals) and he almost to beat Former football player Andrew Cole (187 Goals).

Rooney scored 15 goals in 67 matches for Everton, before joining Manchester United in 2004. The rest of his goals (169) came in 333 appearances for Manchester United till now. He is considerably, one of the most influential players for the Manchester United. Besides his English premier league career, Wayne Rooney netted a total 47 goals for England in his 102 international appearances.

Rank Nation Club Appearances Goals Goal ratio
3 England Everton, Manchester United 399 185 0.46

4. Frank Lampard* [176 Goals]

Frank Lampard EPL Highest Goals Scorer
Frank Lampard

On the 4th rank of EPL Highest Goal Scorer is Frank Lampard, playing for Manchester City. One of the best football player Frank Lampard has scored 176 goals in premier league and listed in top 10 highest goals scorer in EPLIn 2005, Frank Lampard awarded the FWA footballer of the year. After 5 years in 2010, he was awarded FWA Tribute Award.

During his 13 long years (2001-2014) with Chelsea, Lampard scored 147 goals in 429 appearances and for Manchester City, he scored 5 goals so far in 24 appearances since his transfer. He capped 106 international matches for the England national team, from 1999 to 2014 and scored 29 international goals in his career.

Rank Nation Club Appearances Goals Goal ratio
4 England West Ham United, Chelsea, Manchester City 596 176 0.29
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5. Thierry Henry [175 Goals]

Thierry Henry EPL Highest Goals Scorer
Thierry Henry

There is only a difference of 1 goal between Frank Lampard and Thierry Henry, and he is on the 5th position in Highest Goal Scorer in EPL. Just a goal to go and he will be listed on the 4th position in EPL Highest Goal Scorer. The legend has become the France’s top goal scorer of all time surpassing Michel Platini in October 2007.  In 2013, Henry also won the MLS supporter’ Shield during his time with the New York Red Bulls. His hard work and dedication tend him to be on the 5th position in English Premier League Leading Goal Scorer all time with scoring 175 goals. He missed the position 4 in EPL Highest Goal Scorer just by difference of 1 goal.

From 1999 to 2007, he was an integral part for Arsenal and still is regarded as the greatest Arsenal player in the history. In 2010, he joined the MLS club the New York Red Bulls and till 2014, he scored 51 goals in his 122 appearances for them. As an all time top scorer for the France national team, he scored 51 goals in 123 appearances from 1997 to 2010.

Rank Nation Club Appearances Goals Goal ratio
5 France Arsenal 258 175 0.67

6. Robbie Fowler [162 Goals]

Robbie Fowler EPL Highest Goals Scorer
Robbie Fowler

The former football player Robbie Fowler scored 162 goals to get listed in top 10 players in EPL. struggled very hard to in all the games and performed very well in all Premier League games. He tried his best and the result is he is listed in EPL top Goals Scorer list at the 6th rank. In the period of his career in Premier League he earned the nickname ‘GOD’ from the Anfield crowd.

Among these 162, 120 goals had come in his 236 appearances for Liverpool from 1993-2001. For Manchester City, he scored 20 goals in 80 appearances from 2003-2006. Additionally, as an English National footballer he scored 7 goals in 26 caps for the Three Lions from 1996 to 2002.

Rank Nation Club Appearances Goals Goal ratio
6 England Liverpool, Leeds United, Manchester City 379 162 0.42
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7. Michael Owen [150 Goals]

Michael Owen EPL Highest Goals Scorer
Michael Owen

Former football player Michael Owen is on the 7th rank in the list of Top Goals scorer in EPL by scoring 150 Goals. He is one of the best football player who won FIFA Ballon d’Or in 2001. He is famous as the greatest Liverpool footballer of all the time and now currently he is working as Football analyst. His hard work and dedication listed him in the list of EPL Highest Goal Scorer.

As a greatest Liverpool striker, Owen scored 118 goals in 216 appearances ranging from 1996-2004. Then from 2004 to 2012, he scored 5 goals for the Manchester United in 31 matches. In his glorious national team performance, Michael Owen was one of the best English footballers with his 40 goals in 89 appearances in between 1998 and 2008.

Rank Nation Club Appearances Goals Goal ratio
7 England Liverpool, Newcastle United, Manchester United, Stoke City 326 150 0.46

8. Les Ferdinand [149 Goals]

Les Ferdinand EPL Highest Goals Scorer
Les Ferdinand

Former football player has been listed in top 10 players of EPL of all time. He scored 149 Premier League goals to get the 8th rank in the list of EPL Highest Goal scorer. He also acted as a coaching stuff along with Tim Sherwood for the Tottenham Hotspur from 2008 to 2014.

He scored a total of 149 goals in the premier league and that makes him the 8th top goal scorer in premier league. For the Newcastle United, he scored 41 goals in 68 games from 1995-1997. He also scored 33 goals for Tottenham Hotspur in his 118 appearances between 1997 and 2003. As an English striker, Ferdinand was managed to score 5 goals in 17 appearances for the England national side in between 1993 and 1998.

Rank Nation Club Appearances Goals Goal ratio
8 England Queens Park Rangers, Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, Leicester City, Bolton Wanderers 351 149 0.42

9. Teddy Sheringham [147 Goals]

Teddy Sheringham EPL Highest Goals Scorer
Teddy Sheringham

Former Footballer Teddy Sheringham performance was wonderful in Premier League. He scored 147 goals in his Premier League career in all time. his hard work dedication of 24 years in Premier League results in becoming one of the top goal scorer in the EPL. He is at 9th rank in the list of EPL Highest Goal Scorer. In his EPL career, Teddy has played for Tottenham Hotspur, Nottingham Forest, Manchester United, Portsmouth, and West Ham United

Teddy scored 98 goals in 236 appearances for Tottenham Hotspur in between 1992 and 1997. And then from 2001 to 2003, he scored 31 goals for Manchester United in 104 appearances. Besides his club career, he has a remarkable performance for the England National team too. In his 51 appearances for English side, he made 11 goals in the national career.

Rank Nation Club Appearances Goals Goal ratio
9 England Nottingham Forest, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Portsmouth, West Ham United 418 147 0.35

10. Robin Van Persie [144 Goals]

Robin Van Persie EPL Highest Goals Scorer
Robin Van Persie

One of the best player of Manchester United Robin Van Persie listed in the top 10 Premier League Goal Scorer. During the period of Premier League he was awarded ‘Player of the month’ 5 times. In 2013, according to the Guardian he achieved 11th position in the list of top 100 players in the world. By scoring 144 goals in Premier League he stands at 10th position in the list of EPL Highest goal scorer. Firstly from 2004 to 2012, Van Persie scored 96 goals in his 194 appearances for Arsenal. From 2012 till now, as a Manchester United striker, he netted 48 goals so far in 92 appearances.

He also showed his outstanding performance at the national level. He scored a stunning 49 goals in 96 appearances for the Netherlands National football team since 2005. In the 2014 FIFA world cup, his remarkable goal against Spain earned him the nickname ‘The flying Dutchman’.

Rank Nation Club Appearances Goals Goal ratio
10 Netherland Arsenal, Manchester United 276 144 0.52

The above list represents the EPL Highest Goal Scorer of all time. Who are the English Premier League Leading Goal Score in the previous season? So here is the list of top 20 players of English Premier League 2015-16 season. In this season Harry Kane is the highest goal scorer with 25 goals.

EPL Highest Goal Scorer 2015-16 Season

Rank Player Club Goals Assist
1 Harry Kane (England) Tottenham Hotspur 25 1
2 Jamie Vardy  (England) Leicester City 24 6
3 Sergio Aguero (Argentina) Manchester City 24 2
4 Romelu Lukaku (Belgium) Everton 18 6
5  Riyad Mahrez (Algeria) Leicester City 17 11
6 Olivier Giroud (France) Arsenal 16 6
7 Jermain Defoe  (England) Sunderland 15 3
8 Odion Ighalo (Nigeria) Watford 15 1
9 Troy Deeney  (England) Watford 13 7
10 Alexis Sanchez (Chile) Arsenal 13 4
11 Andre Ayew (Ghana) Swansea City 12 6
12 Andre Ayew (Ghana) Chelsea 12 2
13 Georginio Wijnaldum (Netharlands) Newcastle United 11 5
14 Sadio Mane (Senegal) Southampton 11 6
15 Anthony Martial (France) Manchester United 11 4
16 Graziano Pelle (Italy) Southampton 11 6
17 Marko Arnautovic (Austria) Stoke City 11 6
18 Gylfi Sigurdsson (Iceland) Swansea City 11 6
19 Roberto Firmino (Brazil) Liverpool 10 7
20 Dele Alli  (England) Tottenham Hotspur 10 9

Premier League is a most watched football league having millions of fans and followers and everyone is die hard fan. No one missed their favorite team game from premier league. Have you checked ever who is ranking on the top in the list of Premier League Highest goal scorer 2016. We have listed the complete list of top 20 best players who have given their best the Premier League last season. England Player Harry Kane playing for Tottenham and Hotspur made the highest goals in premier league 2016.

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