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English football records: Fastest yellow, red card; most yellows in a match

17/10/2018 at 13:37Updated 17/10/2018 at 14:37

English football has seen the odd player with a dodgy disciplinary record but who has received the quickest yellow and red card? And which match saw the most yellows? All you need to know.

ENGLISH FOOTBALL RECORDS

Fastest yellow card

5 seconds - Vinnie Jones: for Sheffield United against Manchester City F.C. against on 21 March 1992

Fastest red card

13 seconds - Kevin Pressman for Sheffield Wednesday against Wolverhampton Wanderers on 13 August 2000

Most yellow cards in a match

9 - Tottenham Hotspur against Chelsea on 2 May 2016

Tottenham's Mousa Dembele clashes with Chelsea's Diego Costa

Tottenham's Mousa Dembele clashes with Chelsea's Diego CostaReuters

MORE RECORDS

MOST LEAGUE GOALS IN A SEASON

134 - Peterborough United, Fourth Division, 1960–61

MOST CONSECUTIVE GAMES SCORING

55 – Arsenal, Premier League, 19 May 2001 – 30 November 2002

MOST CONSECUTIVE TOP FLIGHT LEAGUE MATCHES SCORED IN

12 - Jimmy Dunne, for Sheffield United between 24 October 1931 and 1 January 1932 (He scored 18 goals in that period).

MOST GOALS IN A SEASON

60 - Dixie Dean in 39 matches for Everton during the 1927–28

Bill 'Dixie' Dean of Everton

Bill 'Dixie' Dean of EvertonPA Sport

FASTEST GOAL

3.5 seconds - Colin Cowperthwaite for Barrow against Kettering Town 1979

FASTEST GOAL BY A SUBSTITUTE

Six seconds - Nicklas Bendtner for Arsenal against Tottenham Hotspur on 22 December 2007

Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner (3rd L) rises above the Tottenham Hotspur defence to score during their English Premier League soccer match at the Emirates Stadium in London December 22, 2007

Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner (3rd L) rises above the Tottenham Hotspur defence to score during their English Premier League soccer match at the Emirates Stadium in London December 22, 2007Reuters

YOUNGEST GOALSCORER

Ronnie Dix - 15 years and 180 days for Bristol Rovers against Norwich City on 3 March 1928.

YOUNGEST TOP-FLIGHT GOALSCORER

Jason Dozzell - 16 years and 57 days for Ipswich Town against Coventry City on February 1984

For those who celebrate the birth of football on 15 August 1992, here are your Premier League records.

PREMIER LEAGUE RECORDS

MOST LEAGUE GOALS IN A SEASON

42 games: 34 - Andrew Cole (93/94) and Alan Shearer (94/95).

38 games: 32 - Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, 2017–18)

MOST PREMIER LEAGUE GOALS

260, Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle)

MOST PREMIER LEAGUE GOALS AT ONE CLUB

Wayne Rooney 183 (Manchester United)

MOST GOALS SCORED BY A SUBSTITUTE IN A GAME

4, Ole Gunnar Solskjær for Manchester United against Nottingham Forest on 6 February 1999.

MOST CONSECUTIVE PREMIER LEAGUE MATCHES SCORED IN

11 - Jamie Vardy for Leicester City between 29 August to 28 November 2015.

FIRST PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL

Brian Deane, for Sheffield United v. Manchester United, 15 August 1992.

FASTEST PREMIER GOAL

10 seconds - Ledley King for Tottenham Hotspur against Bradford City on 9 December 2000.

YOUNGEST GOALSCORER

James Vaughan - 16 years and 270 days for Everton against Crystal Palace on 10 April 2005.

Everton's second goal scorer James Vaughan (bottom) celebrates with Tim Howard (top)

Everton's second goal scorer James Vaughan (bottom) celebrates with Tim Howard (top)Reuters

OLDEST GOALSCORER

Teddy Sheringham - 40 years and 268 days for West Ham United against Portsmouth on 26 December 2006

Source: Wikipedia/Premier League

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