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Premier League records rewritten in 2017-18

Manchester City and Mohamed Salah were joined by Arsene Wenger, Harry Kane, Peter Crouch and others in setting new landmarks.

Mohamed Salah's goal celebration has been a familiar sight
Mohamed Salah's goal celebration has been a familiar sight

Records tumbled in a historic Premier League season, with Manchester City to the fore.

City rewrote the history books for league champions while the likes of Mohamed Salah, Harry Kane, Gareth Barry and Arsene Wenger also achieved notable feats.

Here, Press Association Sport looks back at the major milestones achieved.


Most points: 100 – Manchester City

Most goals: 106 – Manchester City

Biggest winning margin: 19 points – Manchester City

Best goal difference: +79 – Manchester City

Most wins: 32 – Manchester City

Most consecutive wins: 18 – Manchester City

Most away wins: 16 – Manchester City

Highest attendance: 83,222 – Tottenham v Arsenal, February 10

Most relegations: 4 – West Brom (equal with Crystal Palace, Norwich, Sunderland and Middlesbrough)


Most goals in a 38-game season: 32 – Mohamed Salah, Liverpool

Most goals in a calendar year: 39 – Harry Kane, Tottenham

Most appearances in a career: 653 – Gareth Barry, West Brom

Most player of the month awards in a season: 3 – Mohamed Salah, Liverpool

Most player of the month awards in a career: 6 – Harry Kane, Tottenham (equal with Steven Gerrard)

Most headed goals in a career: 53 – Peter Crouch, Stoke

Most substitute appearances in a career: 151 – Peter Crouch, Stoke


Most matches: 827 – Arsene Wenger, Arsenal

Most seasons: 22 – Arsene Wenger, Arsenal

Most consecutive Manager of the Month awards: 4 – Pep Guardiola, Manchester City, September to December

Most clubs managed: 7 – Sam Allardyce (Bolton, Newcastle, Blackburn, West Ham, Sunderland, Crystal Palace and Everton)



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