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.
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.
|Aston Villa ||50|
|Manchester United ||44|
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.