Friday, April 09, 2010

The Friday List of Little or No Consequence #159

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The 14 highest goal tallies for a single season by teams in England's top flight since World War II

1. 115 (Tottenham, 1960/61 (finished 1st))
2. 111 (Tottenham, 1962/63 (finished 2nd))
3. 110 (Wolves, 1958/59 (finished 1st))
4. 106 (Wolves, 1959/60 (finished 2nd))
5. 104 (Man City, 1957/58 (finished 5th))
6. 104 (Tottenham, 1956/57 (finished 2nd))
7. 103 (Wolves, 1960/61 (finished 3rd))
8. 103 (Man United, 1958/59 (finished 2nd))
9. 103 (Wolves, 1957/58 (finished 1st))
10. 103 (Man United, 1956/57 (finished 1st))
11. 102 (Burnley, 1960/61 (finished 4th))
12. 102 (Man United, 1959/60 (finished 7th))
13. 101 (Burnley, 1961/62 (finished 2nd))
14. 100 (Preston, 1957/58 (finished 2nd))

The highest number of goals scored in the Premier League is 97 by Man United in 1999/2000 (finished 1st). Chelsea have this season scored 84 goals with five games left to be played.

4 comments:

Graham said...

This must be why my dad thinks that modern football is rubbish ;)

Chris O said...

To say nothing of Tottenham and Wolves fans... :)

DJ Sports Show Presenter on UkAwayfm said...

So Chelsea did it courtesy of scoring 8-0 against wigen in their last match.

Chris O said...

Quite so!

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