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Most Hat-tricks in Premier League History

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There’s no doubt that the English Premier League is the most attractive and best league in the world because not only the top stars play in this league, but also the statistics and figures are at the highest level, one of which is Most Hat-tricks in Premier League History.

In the Premier League, we’ve seen 337 hat-tricks to date, the first of which came on 25 August 1992 during Leeds United's 5-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur. During this remarkable match, Eric Cantona opened the scoring three times that day and was the star of his team.

It’s time for facts about most hat-tricks in EPL history. Liverpool have the

most hat-tricks in Premier League history

. On the other hand, when it comes to the history of Premier League hat-tricks, Southampton is the most unlucky team in the Premier League because so far, the opposing players have managed to record a hat-trick against them 20 times.

Top Hat-Trick Scorers in Premier League History

Sergio Aguero has the most EPL hat-tricks of all time. Actually he is the number one in ‌most hat-tricks in premier league history list. Followed by Sergio Aguero, Alan Shearer and Robbie Fowler are in line with this glorious title.

So far, we have mentioned the top statistics of greatest ever Premier League hat-tricks, but for a detailed review on the list of top Hat-trick scorers in

Premier League

history and to know more information about Most Hat-tricks in Premier League History, it is better to read on.

Robin Van Persie  - 5 Hat-Tricks

There is probably no one to claim that Robin Van Persie is a poor player. It can even be said that he is one of the most amazing strikers in the history of Premier League hat-tricks, who has registered his signature on the history of this league.

Of course, at the end of his Arsenal career and after his transfer to Manchester United, there was bitterness between Arsenal fans and the Dutch star, but even that did not make anyone to remember Robin Van Persie in a bad way.

Robin Van Persie was born on August 6, 1986 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and started playing football at the Excelsior Academy in his hometown. He then joined

Feyenoord

and played for the team until 2004.

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The life story of Robin Van Persie is very well known from now on. He joined the Gunners in May 2004 for £2.75M. Robin Van Persie's first hat-trick goes back to 22 January 2011, when he scored three goals to give Arsenal a 3-0 win over Wigan Athletic.

There was not much distance between Robin Van Persie's first and second hat-tricks. He played fantastic in the London derby between Arsenal and

Chelsea

and became the leader of his team in a 5-3 victory over Arsenal by scoring a hat-trick. Her goals were very pleasing to watch.

The fourth time Robin scored three goals in one game and made another step towards

most hat-tricks in premier league history

, everything was in a different vibe. This time Van Persie was playing for rivals Manchester United.

Finally, Robin Van Persie's last hat-trick in the English Premier League dates back to April 2013, when United managed to beat Aston Villa at home with three goals. Van Persie left the Premier League in 2015 and his story in most hat-tricks in premier league history list, ended with lots of good memories.

Ian Wright – 5 Hat-Tricks

Ian Wright is Arsenal's all-time leading goalscorer after Thiery Henry. Wright registered a total of 185 goals in just 288 appearances. He scored five hat tricks in

the history of Premier League hat-tricks

. Ian Wright was born on November 3, 1963 in Woolwich, England.

Wright became famous at the Crystal Palace Club and made a name for himself. After gaining prestige,

Arsenal

approached him to add a unique jewel to the club. Ian Wright's hat-trick statistics are as follows:

  • March 5, 1994 at Ipswich Town 1-5 win.

  • March 19, 1994 at Southampton 0-4 win.

  • April 15, 1995 vs. Ipswich Town 4-1 win.

  • September 16, 1996 vs. Sheffield Wednesday 4-1 win.

  • September 13, 1997 vs. Bolton 4-1 win.

Ipswich Town has tasted Ian Wright's hat-trick, in an unforgettable way. The Hat-trick in 1995 was one of the fastest in the

history of the Premier League hat-tricks

. Ian Wright opened the scoring three times in nine minutes, scoring 30 goals throughout the season but Gunners, unfortunately, ended up in 12th place.

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Dimitar Berbatov  -5 Hat-Tricks

Dmitry Berbatov is probably one of the best known foreign fooballers in UK history. Berbatov, a Bulgarian footballer, has played for Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United and has been in the Premier League for almost eight years.

Dimitar Berbatov is also known as one of the icons of

Bulgaria

because he captained the Bulgaria national team from 2006 to 2010, and is the country's all-time leading goalscorer, which has made him have a special place in the hearts of Bulgarian fans.

  • December 29, 2007 at Tottenham vs Reading 6-4 win.

  • September 19, 2010 at Manchester United vs Liverpool 3-2 win.

  • November 27, 2010 vs. Blackburn Rovers 7-1 win.

  • January 22, 2011 vs. Birmingham City 5-0 win.

  •  December 26, 2011 vs. Wigan Athletic 5-0 win.

Dimitar Berbatov's most important hat-trick is related to the High tension Manchester United derby against Liverpool. This Hat-trick has a special place among the

greatest ever Premier League hat-tricks

. In that match, Berbatov helped United to overcome a second-half fight-back from the Merseyside trouble to secure victory.

Ruud van Nistelrooy -5 Hat-Tricks

And here we go to Ruud van Nistelrooy, one of the best strikers of his generation, who had a fantastic time at Manchester United, scoring countless goals. To understand the greatness of Ruud van Nistelrooy, we can say that he is also on the list of

most hat-tricks in EPL history

.

Born on July 1, 1976, in the Netherlands, Van Nistelrooy was a tall, Merciless and opportunistic striker who was the biggest nightmare of rivals.

Ruud Van Nistelrooy exactly was a goalscoring machine. he only played in the Premier League for five seasons but somehow managed to score five hat-tricks in Premier League.

  • December 22, 2001 vs. Southampton 6 -1 win.

  • November 23, 2002 at Manchester United vs Newcastle United 5-3 win.

  • March 22, 2003 at Manchester United vs Fulham 3-0 win.

  • May 3, 2003 vs. Charlton Athletic 4-1 win.

  • September 27, 2003 vs. Leicester City 1-4 win.

However, after leaving

Manchester United

and joining Real Madrid, Ruud van Nistelrooy continued to score goals and hat-tricks and was able to gain a great reputation in La Liga. During his spell in Los Blancos for four seasons, he managed to secure trophies and earn respect of the fans in Spain.

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Luis Suarez -6 Hat-Tricks

 Luis Suarez is one of the best strikers in the history of the Premier League who, despite a four-year presence at Liverpool, managed to score six hat-tricks and important goals for his team. Three of his hat-tricks against Norwich have shown just how unlucky the Canaries have been.

Luis Suarez was born on January 24, 1987, in Uruguay and is also known as El Pistolero, which means The Gunman. This title was given to Suarez because the striker is very dangerous in front of the net.

Suarez, who came to Liverpool from

Ajax

in 2011, soon became an important member of the team. Many also know him by his troubles. For example, after biting Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup, Luis Suarez was suspended from playing. He also had problems such as a fight with Patrice Evra, which the FA found him guilty of racially abusing, and this is only part of the Uruguayan striker's story.

  • April 28, 2012 vs. Norwich City 3 -0 win.

  • September 29, 2012 at Liverpool vs Norwich City 5-2 win.

  • March 2, 2013 vs Wigan Athletic 4-0 win.

  • October 26, 2013 vs. West Bromwich Albion 4-1 win.

  • December 4, 2013 vs. Norwich City 1-5 win.

  • March 22, 2014 vs. Cardiff City 3-6 win.

Naturally, Luis Suarez's brilliance attracted the attention of many big clubs, and Barcelona decided to bring Luis Suarez by paying 88 million euros. Liverpool fans still have not forgotten Suarez's goals, especially the four goals he scored against Norwich, which delighted the fans.

Wayne Rooney -7 Hat-Tricks

Wayne Rooney, without a doubt, is popular boy of Everton and Manchester United fans. He is also an Old Trafford legend. You want to learn some facts about Rooney and his rank in

most hat-tricks in premier league history

?

Well, Rooney became the youngest player to score a hat-trick in the Champions League. He scored three goals and provided one assist in Manchester United's 6-2 win over Fenerbahce in the group stage.

One of the remarkable things about Rooney is that he won all the domestic cups with Manchester United. 5 Premier League titles, 3 League Cups and one FA Cup. Having won the Europa League with Manchester United, the only trophy he did not win was the European Super Cup.

Wayne Rooney has scored 7 hat-tricks for Manchester United and is the club's all-time leading goalscorer. With a free-kick that turned into a goal on January 21, 2017, against

Stoke City

, he broke the scoring record of Bobby Charlton (249). He eventually scored 253 goals for the Red Devils. These were just some of Wayne Rooney's stats, and this is proof of the greatness of this player.

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  • October 28, 2006 at Bolton Wanderers 0-4 win.

  • November 28, 2009 vs Portsmouth 1-4 win.

  • January 23, 2010 vs. Hull City 4-0 win.

  • April 2, 2011 vs. West Ham United 4-2 win.

  • August 28, 2011 vs. Arsenal 8-2 win.

  • September 10, 2011 vs. Bolton Wanderers 0-5 win.

  • November 29, 2017 at Everton vs. West Ham United 4-0 win.

No doubt, you know very well that Wayne Rooney's biggest hat-trick for Manchester United goes back to the historic 8-2 victory over Arsenal. Manchester United, who were in the title race with Manchester City in those days, managed to respond to City's 5-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur by humiliating Arsenal. It was Arsenal's worst defeat since 1896 and a truly horrible night for Gunner's fans.

Michael Owen -8 Hat-Tricks

Michael Owen, who has played for Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle and Manchester United, has scored eight hat-tricks in Epl. The former Liverpool top scorer, who also captained England as a youngster, has scored 40 goals for the national team and 149 goals in the Premier League during his career.

Michael Owen after the great performances he showed in the 1998 World Cup, has since been hailed by many as one of the most promising football figures in the world. Owen could easily dribble well, create opportunities for his teammates, and of course, his most prominent feature was his ability to score goals.

Michael became Anfield's first man at a young age. In 2004, after eight glorious and unforgettable years at

Liverpool

, he joined Real Madrid in a strange decision and returned home after a not-so-successful season at the Bernabeu.

After returning to the Premier League, Michael Owen was never the former player and was only a shadow of his own past.

  • February 14, 1998 vs Sheffield Wednesday 3-3 draw.

  • August 30, 1998 vs Newcastle United 1-4 win.

  • October 24, 1998 vs. Nottingham Forest 5-1 win.

  • September 6, 2000 vs. Aston Villa 3-1 win.

  • May 5, 2001 vs. Newcastle United 3-0 win.

  • September 28, 2002 vs. Manchester City 0-3 win.

  • April 26, 2003 at Liverpool vs. West Bromwich Albion 6-0 win.

  • December 17, 2005 at Newcastle United vs. West Ham United 4-2 win.

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Thierry Henry -8 Hat-Tricks

The first name that comes to mind after hearing Arsenal's name, except for Arsene Wenger, of course, is Thierry Henry. King of Highbury – Arsenal’s former stadium- World Cup winner, undefeated Premier League champion, etc. Of course, none of them can fully describe him, but if you like him, or love him, then you’re on the right path, because he is one of the greatest attackers of the last century.

A unique striker whose speed and technique were his most important characteristics. Henry was fast, unpredictable, and his strong point was his curved shots, which had been become a big nightmare for goalkeepers. He reached the maturity of his football when he was promoted to the position of the striker and in this position he became a killer and offered some of the best performances Premier league has ever seen.

Arsenal

fans will never forget the 2004-2003 season. The Gunners went undefeated that season. Henry had been able to play the biggest role in Arsene Wenger's dream team. He played a key role with 30 goals in 37 league games and 39 goals in all competitions. Henry eventually won the European Golden Boot. In the same year, he was nominated for FIFA Player of the Year and eventually finished second.

Here are Henry’s hat-tricks as one of the players with

most Epl hat-tricks of all time

:

  • December 26, 2000 vs Leicester City 6-1 win.

  • January 19, 2003 vs West Ham United 1-3 win.

  • April 9, 2004 vs. Liverpool 4-2 win.

  • April 16, 2004 vs. Leeds United 5-0 win.

  • March 5, 2005 vs. Portsmouth 3-0 win.

  • April 2, 2005 vs. Norwich City 4-1 win.

  • January 14, 2006 at Arsenal vs. Middlesbrough 7-0 win.

  • May 7, 2006 vs. Wigan Athletic 4-2 win.

It worth noting that Henry is known as the top scorer in Arsenal history with 228 goals in all competitions.

Harry Kane -8 Hat-Tricks

Many think that Kane is just a great finisher, but it’s not true. Kane plays as a No. 9 and his ability to work with the ball and create many opportunities has made him a real Target man.

Harry has good dribbling skills and usually wins one-on-one duels. Using these features, he has been able to score eight hat-tricks in the Premier League so far, and is considered as Sergio Aguero’s only threat.

In fact, given that Harry Kane is only 27 years old and has no plans to leave

Tottenham

, there’s a good chance he can break Aguero's record.

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  • March 21, 2015 vs Leicester City 4-3 win.

  • October 25, 2015 vs Bournemouth 1-5 win.

  • January 14, 2017 vs. West Bromwich Albion 4-0 win.

  • February 26, 2017 vs. Stoke City 4-0 win.

  • May 18, 2017 vs. Leicester City 6-1 win.

  • May 21, 2017 vs. Hull City 7-1 win.

  • December 23, 2017 at Spurs vs. Burnley 3-0 win.

  • December 26, 2017 vs. Southampton 5-2 win.

It's been almost three years since Harry Kane's last hat-trick in the Premier League, but it should not be forgotten that Kane suffered a very serious injury that kept him out of action for months. Despite all this, experts still recognize Harry as a striker who can break records.

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Robbie Fowler -9 Hat-Tricks

Not a day goes by without Liverpool fans remembering him. They call him a perfect scorer and God. Statistics do not lie. Fowler scored 183 goals in all competitions to become one of the most influential strikers in the Premier League.

Above the goals and hat-tricks, his game was spectacular. Left and right feet were no different for him. Inside or outside the yard, it still didn't matter.

With all these struggles, Fowler tried to stay in shape, but the injuries stopped him, and although he did not know it, the bright days were not going to happen again. At the club, Fowler’s presence was enough. Everyone was smiling and had eternal hope in him when he attended club events or training sessions.

Many believe the reason Fowler is not remembered much is that he did not play much for the

England

national team. However, it is safe to say that Robbie Fowler has a great place in England's football.

  • October 30, 1993 vs Southampton 4-2 win.

  • August 28, 1994 vs Arsenal 0-3 win.

  • September 23, 1995 vs. Bolton Wanderers 5-2 win.

  • December 23, 1995 vs. Arsenal 3-1 win.

  • December 14, 1996 vs. Middlesbrough 5-1 win.

  • November 21, 1998 vs. Aston Villa 4-2 win.

  • January 16, 1999 at Liverpool vs. Southampton 7-1 win.

  • October 20, 2001 vs. Leicester City 4-1 win.

  • December 26, 2001 vs. Bolton Wanderers 3-0 win

Alan Shearer -11 Hat-Tricks

Alan Shearer, as a young player, attracted many clubs and he had many offers from top clubs in the UK but decided to move to Southampton in 1986. He scored 23 goals in 118 appearances for Southampton and moved to Blackburn Rovers in 1992.

Many dreamed of Alan Shearer playing for their team. Sir Alex Ferguson, who also admitted in his autobiography that he wanted to sign Shearer, but destiny was not on his side and eventually Shearer preferred to move to another team.

Still, Alan Shearer is the all-time leading scorer in Premier League history. Alan Shearer scored 148 goals for Newcastle in a few seasons to become the club's all-time leading goalscorer. He is also the top scorer in the history of the League with 260 goals.

He retired as a legend in

Newcastle United

and is arguably Newcastle's greatest player ever. Shearer has won the title of Golden Boot of the Premier League in three consecutive seasons and is also second in the list of most hat-tricks in premier league history.

  • October 23, 1993 vs Leeds United 3-3 draw.

  • November 26, 1994 vs Queens Park Rangers 0-4 win.

  • January 2, 1995 vs. West Ham United 4-2 win.

  • January 28, 1995 vs. Ipswich Town 4-1 win.

  • September 23, 1995 vs. Coventry City 5-1 win.

  • November 18, 1995 vs. Nottingham Forest 7-0 win.

  • December 2, 1995 vs. West Ham United 4-2 win.

  • February 3, 1996 vs. Bolton Wanderers 3-1 win.

  • March 16, 1996 vs. Tottenham Hotspur 3-2 win.

  • February 2, 1997 vs. Leicester City 3-4 win.

  • September 19, 1999 vs. Sheffield Wednesday 8-0 win.

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Sergio Aguero -12 Hat-Tricks

Sergio Aguero is one of those players who has always been a star. In fact, Aguero was really impressive at Atletico Madrid before joining Manchester City. He was able to score 74 goals in 175 games and eventually left for England

When it comes to the greatest ever Premier League hat-tricks and most hat-tricks in premier league history, all football fans remember Sergio Aguero as a great striker. Both in England and abroad, this Argentine striker has a special place among the top strikers in the world.

In recent years, Aguero has always shown his high level and has always been the main pillar of the team. In fact, this great Argentine striker can be considered the main factor in all of

Manchester City

's success, and the statistics of 12 hat-tricks show that this hypothesis is completely correct.

If Harry Kane fails to break Sergio Aguero's record, it is unlikely that any other player reaches the record of 12 hat-tricks in the Premier League, and this could immortalize Aguero's name in EPL.

  • September 10, 2011 vs Wigan Athletic 3-0 win.

  • October 18, 2014 vs Tottenham Hotspur 1-4 win.

  • May 10, 2015 vs. Queens Park Rangers 6-0 win.

  • October 3, 2015 vs. Newcastle United 6-1 win.

  • April 16, 2016 vs. Chelsea 3-0 win.

  • September 16, 2017 vs. Watford 6-0 win.

  • January 20, 2018 vs. Newcastle United 3-1 win.

  • February 10, 2018 vs. Leicester City 5-1 win.

  • August 19, 2018 vs. Huddersfield Town 6-1 win.

  • February 3, 2019 vs. Arsenal 3-1 win.

  • February 10, 2019 vs. Chelsea 6-0 win.

  • January 12, 2020 vs. Aston Villa 6-1 win.

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