Stats: Players with most hat-tricks in the Premier League
It’s not often that a player nets three goals. Some players find it hard to score even without a goalie standing in goal. Yet, there are a few who have scored hat-tricks on several occasions.
Let’s have a look at the players with most number of hat-tricks in the Premier League.
The former Newcastle United and England international had a glorious career. Considered one of England’s greatest strikers, he managed to score 11 hat-tricks
Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler ranks second, with 9 hat-tricks to his name. He is also the fourth-highest goalscorer in the history of the Premier League.
Probably Arsenal‘s greatest ever player, Henry has 8 hat-tricks to his name. Henry was instrumental in the Gunners’ “invincible” season.
Michael Owen has played for some big clubs across Europe. He was England’s youngest player and youngest goalscorer during his time. He has 8 hat-tricks.
Wayne Rooney not only is the fifth highest hat-trick scorer in the Premier League, but also the fifth highest goalscorer for England.
Other players include:
6. Dimitar Berbatov – 5 hat-tricks
7. Andrew Cole – 5 hat-tricks
8. Rudd van Nistelrooy – 5 hat-tricks
9. Ian Wright – 5 hat-tricks
10. Yakubu Aiyegbeni – 4 hat-tricks
11. Kevin Campbell – 4 hat-tricks
12. Les Ferdinand – 4 hat-tricks
13. Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink – 4 hat-tricks
14. Matthew Le Tissier – 4 hat-tricks
15. Teddy Sheringham – 4 hat-tricks
16. Chris Sutton – 4 hat-tricks
17. Carlos Tevez – 4 hat-tricks
18. Fernando Torres – 4 hat-tricks
19. Robin Van Persie – 4 hat-tricks
*Stats updated till 2nd March, 2013