Top 10 Premier League teams with the most own goals

Let's look at the Top 10 Premier League Clubs with the Most Own Goals in the history of the league.
Hull City comes top of the list in terms of scoring the most own-goals in the Premier League in the history of the league
Hull City comes top of the list in terms of scoring the most own-goals in the Premier League in the history of the leagueImage - Getty

So far this season, the race for the title has been brutal. A Boxing Day blunder saw Sheffield United gain the unfortunate record of being the first team in Premier League history to score two own goals after the 75th minute, handing Luton a 3:2 win.

The embarrassing spectacle of an own goal is nothing new for the Premier League, with 24 own goals so far this season and more than one thousand own goals throughout the years. Researchers at  Ticketgum gathered some data and discovered the Premier League clubs past and present who have scored the most own goals.

Hull City comes top of the list in terms of scoring the most own-goals in the Premier League in the history of the league
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1. Hull City - 16 Own Goals in 5 Seasons | 3.20/10

Most own goals: Hull City tops the list
Most own goals: Hull City tops the listImage - Getty

Hull City takes the crown for most own goals in the history of the Premier League with a 3.2 average per season. They are currently playing in the Championship. Hull City last appeared in the 2016-17 season and saw the relegation. In only 5 of their seasons in the Premier League, they have scored 16 own goals, and are deservingly sitting at the top of this list.

2. Queens Park Rangers - 22 Own Goals in 7 Seasons | 3.14/10

Most own goals: Queens Park Rangers come second on this list
Most own goals: Queens Park Rangers come second on this listImage - X

QPR are sitting 22nd in the Championship and most probably will get relegated to England's third division of football. QPR are second in this list with a 3.14 average per season for most own goals. They last appeared in the top tier of English football in the 2014-15 season and got relegated after finishing last with only 30 points in 38 games. QPR have scored 22 goals in their 7 Premier League seasons and are sitting at the second spot of this list.

3. Brighton & Hove Albion - 19 Own Goals in 7 Seasons | 2.71/10

Most own goals: Brighton comes third on this list
Most own goals: Brighton comes third on this listImage - Getty

The Seagulls were promoted into the Premier League by finishing runners-up to the Magpies and winning automatic promotion from the EFL Championship in 2016/17. The club faced difficult times before returning to the top division for the first time in 34 years.

Since then, they have just improved in almost every aspect as a club except scoring plenty numbers of own-goals. In their 7 seasons of English top-tier football, Brighton have scored 19 own goals and are sitting at the 3rd spot of this list.

4. Watford - 21 Own Goals in 8 Seasons | 2.63/10

Most own goals: Watford comes fourth on this list
Most own goals: Watford comes fourth on this listImage - Getty

After getting relegated to the Championship at the end of 2021-22 season, Watford have found it very difficult to improve as a club. But in their 8 seasons of Premier League football also haven't seen success and above all of the worst things that happened to them, scoring 21 goals at an average of 2.63 per season is something they will never forget.

5. Fulham - 44 Own Goals in 17 Seasons | 2.59/10

Fulham comes fifth on this list
Fulham comes fifth on this listImage - X

Fulham have played a total of 17 seasons in the Premier League and they are only the second team in this top 10 list to play in the top tier of English Football at present. Although they are struggling this season but are far away from getting relegated. Fulham have scored 44 goals with an average of 2.59 per season and are sitting at the fifth spot on this list.

Top 10 Premier League teams with the most own goals

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