Most Premier League own goals by a player in a single season

Most Premier League own goals by a player in a single season

Most Premier League own goals scored by a player 2022-23, Premier League History own goals scored by a club, Premier League own goals in a season.

Welcome to another interesting article on football from e360hubs, today our focus is on Most Premier League Own goals by a single player. 

What is own goal

An own goal, also called self goal, is where a player performs actions that result in them or their team scoring a goal on themselves, often resulting in a point for the opposing team, such as when a soccer player kicks a ball into their own net or goal, awarding the other team a point. Wikipedia

In 2021, the Premier League saw its 1000th own goal scored when Tottenham's Sergio Reguilon put one past his own goalkeeper. 

With so many scored, The e360hubs takes a look at the players, teams and season most affiliated with own goals. 

Most Premier League own goals scored by a player

The unfortunate honour for most Premier League own goals scored by a single player goes to Richard Dunne. 

The retired Irish centre-back put the ball in his own net 10 times across 432 top-flight appearances.

Dunne is currently well clear in the Premier League own-goal standings with the closest active player, Jonny Evans, still four shy of his record. 

Brighton's Lewis Dunk scored the most Premier League own goals in a single season with four of his five coming in the 2017-18 season alone. 

PlayerOwn Goals
Richard Dunne10
Jamie Carragher7
Phil Jagielka7
Martin Skrtel7
Jonny Evans6
Wes Brown6
Ryan Shawcross6
Frank Sinclair6
Seamus Coleman5
Scott Dann5
Lewis Dunk5

Most Premier League own goals scored by a club

As things stand, Everton have scored the most own goals in Premier League history with 59. 

Frank Lampard's side conceded a league-high five own goals in the 2021-22 campaign as they narrowly avoided relegation

While a frustrating tag to have, the record is a testament to Everton's longevity in the top-flight. 

Aston Villa (50) and Arsenal (46) follow not too far behind the Toffees when it comes to own goals in the Premier League era. 

TeamOwn Goals
Aston Villa 50
West Ham45
Manchester United 44
Southampton 42
Tottenham 42
Liverpool 41

Most Premier League own goals in a season

With four own goals already scored after a single Premier League round in 2022-23, could this season see the most ever?

Plenty more will have to be scored if it's to beat the 2009-10 season which saw a record 51 own goals scored and 45 different players getting an 'OG' next to their name. 

SeasonOwn Goals

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