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What is a Clean Sheet and who has the most clean sheets in the Premier League?

Every season the Premier League gives the Golden Glove award to the Goalkeeper with the most Clean Sheets. Check out here what is a clean sheet and who has the most clean sheets in the premier league.

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Last updated: 26.02.2021
What is a Clean Sheet and who has the most clean sheets in the Premier League | Sports Social Blog

Clean sheet also known as shutout is a footballing term used when a team does not allow the opposition to score a goal in a match. A clean sheet by a goalkeeper is said to have the same impact as a goal by an outfield player. Every season the Premier League gives the Golden Glove award to the Goalkeeper with the most Clean Sheets.


When Jose Mourinho first took charge of Chelsea in 2004, he bought a fresh defensive mindset and strategies. In his first season incharge Chelsea broke the Premier League record of fewest goals conceded as they conceded just 15 goals in the whole season, subsequently Petr cech kept 24 clean sheets, a record that still stands. Chelsea ended up winning the League winning the most points in history of the English first division. The Premier League fans got to know the importance of clean sheets and how a rock solid defence can win titles from that season onwards.


Although the entire team, especially the defenders contribute to clean sheets. Clean Sheets are usually credited to the goalkeeper.


Which goalkeeper has the most clean sheet in The Premier League?


In 2015 Petr Cech broke David James Record to become the goalkeeper with the most Premier League clean sheets. Cech has 202 clean sheets to his name, 33 more than anybody else. Former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin Van Der Sar holds the record for keeping most consecutive clean sheets in The Premier League when he went 14 games without conceding a goal in 2007-08.


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