Premier League Hat-trick History

  • Nationals of 37 countries have scored a hat-trick in the FA Premier League.
  • 127 of the 266 or 47.74% of the hat-tricks scored since the advent of the Premier League were scored by Englishmen. 17 were scored by Dutchmen; 15 by Frenchmen; 8 by Norwegians; 7 by Nigerians; 7 by Argentines; 6 by Spaniards; 6 Scotsmen; 5 by Italians; 5 by Ivorians; 5 by Uruguayans; 5 by Welshmen; 4 by Russians; 4 by Tobagonians; 4 by Irishmen; 3 by Zimbabweans; 3 by Senegalese; 3 by Togolese; 3 by Belgians; 2 by Ghanaians; 2 by Germans; 2 by Czechs; 2 by Cameroonians; 2 by Australians; 2 by Brazilians; incredibly only 1 by each of: Americans; Swedes; Yugoslavs; Portuguese; Japanese; Jamaicans; Israelis; Finnish; Costa Ricans & Bosnians.
  • A hat-trick has been scored against Southampton 16 times – more than any other club in the history of the Premiership.
  • Most hat-tricks by team they were scored for:
  1. Liverpool 35
  2. Arsenal 34
  3. Manchester United 32
  4. Chelsea 20
  5. Blackburn Rovers 17
  6. Tottenham Hotspur 15
  7. Newcastle United 12
  8. Everton 10
  9. Leeds United 10
  10. Manchester City 10
  11. Aston Villa 9
  12. Coventry City 6
  13. Portsmouth 6
  14. Middlesbrough 5
  15. Southampton 5
  16. West Ham United 5
  17. Queens Park Rangers 4
  18. Sunderland 4
  19. West Bromwich Albion 4
  20. Fulham 3
  21. Norwich City 3
  22. Wigan Athletic 3
  23. Charlton Athletic 2
  24. Leicester City 2
  25. Sheffield Wednesday 2
  26. Birmingham City 1
  27. Bolton Wanderers 1
  28. Bradford City 1
  29. Ipswich Town 1
  30. Nottingham Forest 1
  31. Sheffield United 1
  32. Swindon Town 1
  33. Wimbledon 1
  • Most hat-tricks by a player in Premier League history:

Alan Shearer 11

Alan Shearer

Alan Shearer’s 11 Premier League hat-tricks stands as a record (for some time to come one might imagine).

Robbie Fowler 9

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=giXLZPwfnPM

Michael Owen 8

Michael Owen

One of Michael Owen’s 8 Premier League hat-tricks came in August 1998 vs. Newcastle.

Thierry Henry 8

Thiery Henry

Thiery Henry matched Owen’s feat of 8 league hat-tricks.

Wayne Rooney 6

Andrew Cole 5

Dimitar Berbatov 5

Ian Wright 5

Luis Suárez 5

Robin van Persie 5

Ruud van Nistelrooy 5

Carlos Tévez 4

Chris Sutton 4

Dwight Yorke 4

Fernando Torres 4

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink 4

Kevin Campbell 4

Les Ferdinand 4

Matthew Le Tissier 4

Teddy Sheringham 4

Yakubu Aiyegbeni 4

Didier Drogba 3

Dion Dublin 3

Emmanuel Adebayor 3

Frank Lampard 3

Jermain Defoe 3

Nicolas Anelka 3

Ole Gunnar Solskjær 3

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJAztmibmpU

Robbie Keane 3

Tony Cottee 3

Benjani Mwaruwari 2

Andrei Kanchelskis 2

Darren Huckerby 2

Demba Ba 2

Fabrizio Ravanelli 2

Kevin Gallacher 2

Kevin Nolan 2

Kevin Phillips 2

Mark Viduka 2

Maxi Rodríguez 2

Paul Kitson 2

Paul Scholes 2

Steffen Iversen 2

Steven Gerrard 2

Theo Walcott 2

Tony Yeboah 2

Hat-tricks by Season

1992-1993  (expanded 42 team league): 14

1993-1994 (expanded 42 team league): 19

1994-1995 (expanded league): 13

1995-1996: 16

1996-1997: 12

1997-1998: 16

1998-1999: 12

1999-2000: 13

2000-2001: 14

2001-2002: 7

2002-2003: 13 (incredibly more than half of these came after the start of April 2003)

2003-2004: 10

2004-2005: 8

2005-2006: 7

2006-2007: 3

2007-2008: 15 (most since 1997-1998)

2008-2009: 6

2009-2010: 14

2010-2011: 17 (second most ever; most in a 20 team league/380 game season – to this point)

2011-2012: 18 (second most ever; most in a 20 team league/380 game season – to this point)

2012-2013: 13

2013-2015 (to date): 5

 

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