the premier league started in 1991. However before that it was called the English championship. the player who has the most English premier league appearances is Welsh and Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs.
Andy Cole 41 1993-1994
Wayne Rooney just broke the record and is now the highscorer.
The player with the most Premier League appearances is David James of Portsmouth. He currently has 537 dating from 1992 to 21.2.2009.
Teddy Sherringham currently holds the record for the most league goals in a single season, being a total of 21 goals.He achieved this in the inaugural 1992 - 1993 Premier League Season.
Alan Shearer holds the English Premier league scoring record with 260 goals. The distant second is Andy Cole with 187. The top scoring player still playing in the premier league is Michael Owen of Manchester United, with 146 career league goals.
Dan Marino holds the record for most passing touchdowns in a championship game
Before the renewal of the Premier league in 1992, Manchester United reached the highest tally of points (88+) to win the league. After the introduction of the new system, Chelsea holds the season with the highest point tally with 95 points in their impressive 2004-2005 season.