The are predominately two answers to this question.
The FA Premier League season was split into 42 games, and then in the 1995-96 it was reduced to 38 games in a league season.
The current record holders for most goals in a 42 Game Season are ; Andy Cole [1993-94, Newcastle United] and Alan Shearer [1994-95, Blackburn Rovers], they both managed to score 34 goals in one season.
The current record holder for the most goals in a 38 Game Season is ; Alan Shearer [1995-96, Blackburn Rovers], who managed to score 31 goals in that specific season.
Jimmy Greaves holds the record for the old First Division scoring 357 goals in 516 games for Chelsea, Tottenham and West Ham between 1957 and 1971
Alan Shearer holds the record for the Premier League with 260 goals in 441 (112 goals in 138 games for Blackburn Rovers and 148 in 303 games for Newcastle United)between 1992 and 2006
The all-time record of most goals scored in a single season belongs to Dixie Dean with 60 goals for Everton in 1927-1928.
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Ryan Giggs is the only player to have scored in every premier league season
In the 2010-11 Premier League season, there were 1063 goals scored in 380 games.
There were 1002 goals scored in the 2007-08 Premier League season, 942 goals scored in the 2008-09 Premier League season, and 1053 goals scored in the 2009-10 Premier League season - a total of 2997 goals in those three seasons.
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.
From his debut Premier League goal in the 1996-97 season, to his exit from the league at the end of the 2011-12 season, Emile Heskey scored in 17 different English Premier League seasons.
There are three answers to the question: "How many goals is the record scored in the English Premier League?" 1. In a 42-match season the record is 34 - scored by Andy Cole and Alan Shearer 2. In a 38-match season the record is 31 scored by Alan Shearer 3. Since its inception, the highest number of goals scored by one man is 260 (by, well, Alan Shearer)
this season , He has scored 9 goals in the premier league