The English football league i.e. Premier League consists of many awards & golden boot is one of those award. The golden boot of premier league is given to the player who scores highest number of goals in a season. This is considered as the most popular award of the tournament after the league title. The winner of it also receives 1,000 pounds to donate it for any charity. We have made a list of all winners of Golden boot of this competition just for you. Have a look!
List of all winners of PL Golden Boot
The former Arsenal & Barcelona star forward Thierry Henry is the most successful player this award. Henry won golden shoe of this competition four times. Teddy Sheringham was the first winner of this trophy who won it in the season of 1992-93. He was playing for Tottenham Hotspur at that time & after scoring 22 goals in 41 games, he was awarded with this trophy. Given below is the list of all winners.
|Teddy Sheringham||Tottenham Hotspur||22||41||1992-93|
|Andrew Cole||Newcastle United||34||40||1993-94|
|Alan Shearer||Blackburn Rovers||34||42||1994-95|
|Alan Shearer||Blackburn Rovers||31||35||1995-96|
|Alan Shearer||Newcastle United||25||31||1996-97|
|Chris Sutton||Blackburn Rovers||18||35||1997-98|
|Dion Dublin||Coventry City||18||36||1997-98|
|Dwight Yorke||Manchester United||18||33||1998-99|
|Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink||Leeds United||18||36||1998-99|
|Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink||Chelsea||23||33||2000-01|
|Ruud van Nistelrooy||Manchester United||25||37||2002-03|
|Cristiano Ronaldo||Manchester United||31||36||2007-08|
|Carlos Tevez||Manchester City||20||31||2010-11|
|Dimitar Berbatov||Manchester United||20||32||2010-11|
|Robin van Persie||Arsenal||30||38||2011-12|
|Robin van Persie||Manchester United||26||38||2012-13|
History & Records of this award
From season 1994 to 2001 it was called as Carling Golden boot & from 2001 to 2004 the boot got new name called Barclaycard Golden Boot. Then in 2013, it got another new name i.e. Barclays Golden Boot.
Home team players of England have won this award maximum number of times  followed by Netherlands & France players 5 times each. Among club, the Red Devils won it 5 times with Arsenal 5 times also. Alan Shearer & Robin van Persie won Golden Boot award consecutively with two different awards.
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink & Dwight Yorke were the first players out of England winners of this trophy. After Thierry Henry, Alan Shearer won this award three times consecutively. Andrew Cole scored 34 goals in a single season which highest in all seasons so far.
The former Manchester United & current Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo holds record of highest goal ratio of 0.91 in which he scored 31 goals in 34 games. He set up this record in 2007-2008 season of Premier League.