5 goalkeepers with the most clean sheets in Premier League history
- A look at some of the Premier Leagues most successful goalkeepers
Arguably the most popular football league in the world - the Premier League is one of the most attractive destinations for the players across the globe. The league has hosted some of the best footballers playing in every position.
However, goalkeepers usually do not get much of the attention that they deserve and a single howler from a goalkeeper is likely to grab more headlines than the match-deciding saves he makes.
A clean sheet is claimed when a team a game without letting the opposing team score a single goal. Liverpool's Allison Becker is leading the race for the Premier League Golden Glove this season with 13 clean sheets.
That being said, here is a list of the five goalkeepers with most clean sheets in the history of the Premier League.
#5 Martyn Nigel- 137 clean sheets
Clubs Played for: Crystal Palace, Leeds United and Everton
Martyn Nigel kept 140 clean sheets in 372 Premier League games, putting him at fifth spot on this list.
He started his career with Bristol City and moved to Crystal Palace for £1 million in 1989, becoming the first goalkeeper to attract a million-pound transfer fee in English football.
He played 272 league games for the Palace before joining Leeds United in 1996. The Englishmen enjoyed a successful career with the Peacocks and was included in the PFA Premier League Team of the Year for three consecutive years between 1997 and 2000.
The Bournemouth born keeper moved to Merseyside club, Everton in 2003 for the final years of his professional career and announced his retirement after three seasons with the Toffees in 2006.
Stats Courtesy- transfermarket.co.uk