Best Goals & Assists totals combined in Premier League history?

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What are the best totals in the Premier League history?

Some that stand out are:

Henry 02/03

37 games - 24 goals - 25 assists - 49 in total :eek:

Salah 17/18

34(2) games - 32 goals - 11 assists - 43 in total

Henry 03/04

37 games - 30 goals 9 goals - 39 in total

Ronaldo 07/08

34 games - 31 goals - 7 assists - 38 in total

Lampard 09/10

36 games - 22 goals - 16 assists - 38 in total

I used transfermarkt stats as they have fuller player histories.

Any others or is there a full list somewhere?
 

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Luis Suarez had 31 goals and 17 assists (48 total) in 33 PL games in 13/14. Think that was the season he missed the first 5 games due to the whole racism thing (or was it the biting?).
 

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Shearer 1994-95 season, 34 goals and 13 assists.
 

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What are the best totals in the Premier League history?

Some that stand out are:

Henry 02/03

37 games - 24 goals - 25 assists - 49 in total :eek:

Salah 17/18

34(2) games - 32 goals - 11 assists - 43 in total

Henry 03/04

37 games - 30 goals 9 goals - 39 in total

Ronaldo 07/08

34 games - 31 goals - 7 assists - 38 in total

Lampard 09/10

36 games - 22 goals - 16 assists - 38 in total

I used transfermarkt stats as they have fuller player histories.

Any others or is there a full list somewhere?
From official PL site

Henry 02/03- 37 games - 24 goals - 20 assists - 44 in total

Salah 17/18 - 34(2) games - 32 goals - 10 assists - 42 in total

Henry 03/04 -37 games - 30 goals 6 assists - 36 in total

Ronaldo 07/08 - 34 games - 31 goals - 6 assists - 37 in total

Lampard 09/10 - 36 games - 22 goals - 14 assists - 36 in total

Apart from this
Andy Cole 93/94 - 40 games - 34 goals - 13 assists - 47 in total

Shearer 94/95 - 42 games - 34 goals - 13 assists - 47 in total

Drogba 09/10 - 32 games - 29 goals - 10 assists - 39 in total.
 

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Henry 02/03- 37 games - 24 goals - 20 assists - 44 in total

Salah 17/18 - 34(2) games - 32 goals - 10 assists - 42 in total

Henry 03/04 -37 games - 30 goals 6 assists - 36 in total

Ronaldo 07/08 - 34 games - 31 goals - 6 assists - 37 in total

Lampard 09/10 - 36 games - 22 goals - 14 assists - 36 in total

Apart from this
Andy Cole 93/94 - 40 games - 34 goals - 13 assists - 47 in total

Shearer 94/95 - 42 games - 34 goals - 13 assists - 47 in total

Drogba 09/10 - 32 games - 29 goals - 10 assists - 39 in total.
Suarez is probably the most impressive with 48 in 31 games.
 

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Few more
Chris Sutton 93/94 - 41 games -25 goals - 11 assist - 36 in total
Shearer 95/96 - 35 games - 31 goals - 7 assists - 38 in total
Henry 04/05 - 32 games - 25 goals - 14 assists - 39 in total
RVP 11/12 - 38 games - 30 goals - 9 assists - 39 in total
RVP 12/13 - 38 games - 26 goals - 9 assists - 34 in total

There are few more who had around 35 goals + assists.
 

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Do we reckon anyone is going to reach 20+goals and 20+ assists again in the same season anytime soon?
 

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Henry's numbers between 2002 and 2004 are insane.
 

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Do we reckon anyone is going to reach 20+goals and 20+ assists again in the same season anytime soon?
Doubt it.

Also don't think we will see a 4 year period like Henry had from 2002-2006 either. What a player he was.
 

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Do we reckon anyone is going to reach 20+goals and 20+ assists again in the same season anytime soon?
I think it's probably a stretch too far. Henry was just a weird, incredible anomaly. Those stats he produced in the early noughties are something else - generational player.

It's asking a player to contribute towards 40 league goals when most top clubs average around, what, 80-90? So circa 40-50% of the entire team's goals...

I think Sterling is easily the best bet.
 

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Henry's numbers between 2002 and 2004 are insane.
2001-02 - 29 goals + assists
2002-03 - 44
2003-04 - 36
2004-05 - 39
2005-06 - 35

Just in premier league. If we go by all competitions, probably reached 50 in few seasons.
 

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I think it's probably a stretch too far. Henry was just a weird, incredible anomaly. Those stats he produced in the early noughties are something else - generational player.

It's asking a player to contribute towards 40 league goals when most top clubs average around, what, 80-90? So circa 40-50% of the entire team's goals...

I think Sterling is easily the best bet.
I thought at the time that he really deserved the Ballon D'Or over Ronaldinho in one of those seasons.
 

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Kevin Phillips deserves a mention 30 + 4 in 36 games - for Sunderland!
 

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KDB maybe, CAF seems to rate him as the GOAT despite him getting nowhere near such numbers yet.
Where do you get it from? There was literally one mention of him being a potentially best midfielder in the PL history if he continues to play like he does now for multiple seasons that triggered a lot of angry responses.
 

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I think Cesc still played in a deeper role in 07/08 and managed to score 7 and assist 20 (transfermarkt) in 32 appearances. He also had 15+15 in 09/10, but that was as a basically number 10.

Toure in 13/14 was a monster too. He often started as a central midfielder but Pellegrini moved him further forward when they were chasing the result. Still, even then he wasn't a forward, but he managed to score 20 (6 penalties) and assist 9.
 

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Do we reckon anyone is going to reach 20+goals and 20+ assists again in the same season anytime soon?
Liverpool and City have the attacking structure in place to make someone come forward and generate those sort of returns. But it's such a rare combination of creativity and finishing that will probably require somebody in Ballon D'Or contending form to replicate Henry's outputs.
 

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Do we reckon anyone is going to reach 20+goals and 20+ assists again in the same season anytime soon?
If it's going to happen, it's going to happen soon, while Pep is still here. It shouldn't take a player of Henry's talent to achieve it now as Pep's City is more dominant than any other team in the PL's history and breaks goalscoring records left and right. It would be weird to see Sterling do it, as I don't rate him (even potentially) as high as the best ever PL forwards and strikers, but I think he'll do it soon enough.
 

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Dwight Yorke in the treble season got 18 goals and 11 assists in 33 games. Was pretty great at the time. Cole also got 20 combined in 32 games that season. We only scored 80 Premier League goals and Yorke/Cole were directly involved in 49 of them!
 

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2001-02 - 29 goals + assists
2002-03 - 44
2003-04 - 36
2004-05 - 39
2005-06 - 35

Just in premier league. If we go by all competitions, probably reached 50 in few seasons.
Going to do the obligatory Shearer comparison as they're often named as the best two strikers, or forwards if you'd rather call Henry that instead, in PL history. In some of Shearer's there were more teams in league so more games:

Shearer
1992/93 - 20 (21 apps)
1993/94 - 35 (40)
1994/95 - 47 (42)
1995/96 - 38 (35)
1996/97 - 32 (31)
Totals: 172 in 169, 1.02 per game

Henry
2001-02 - 29 goals + assists (33 apps)
2002-03 - 44 (37)
2003-04 - 36 (37)
2004-05 - 39 (32)
2005-06 - 35 (32)
Totals: 183 in 171, 1.07 per game

Henry just edging it there, and of course he was seen has having a better all round game by nearly everyone as he was better at making goals than Shearer ever was. Still quite close on those combined stats.

Another purely goalscoring comparison that I once came up between the two was that Henry was born on August 17th and turned 22 the same month he signed for Arsenal at the start of 1999/00. In 8 seasons at Arsenal he scored 174 in 254 in the league, 0.69 a game. Shearer was born on August 13th, and if you take the 8 seasons from when he was 22 you get 176 goals in 253, 0.70 per game. It's remarkably similar.
 

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Yorkie 29 + 22 in 1998-99, but of course, we were going on multiple fronts then, so only 18 + 14 in Premier League. Still awesome. EDIT: Sorry, already mentioned by Havak above. Though, by my count there have been 14 PL assists for Dwight.
 

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Going to do the obligatory Shearer comparison as they're often named as the best two strikers, or forwards if you'd rather call Henry that instead, in PL history. In some of Shearer's there were more teams in league so more games:

Shearer
1992/93 - 20 (21 apps)
1993/94 - 35 (40)
1994/95 - 47 (42)
1995/96 - 38 (35)
1996/97 - 32 (31)
Totals: 172 in 169, 1.02 per game

Henry
2001-02 - 29 goals + assists (33 apps)
2002-03 - 44 (37)
2003-04 - 36 (37)
2004-05 - 39 (32)
2005-06 - 35 (32)
Totals: 183 in 171, 1.07 per game

Henry just edging it there, and of course he was seen has having a better all round game by nearly everyone as he was better at making goals than Shearer ever was. Still quite close on those combined stats.

Another purely goalscoring comparison that I once came up between the two was that Henry was born on August 17th and turned 22 the same month he signed for Arsenal at the start of 1999/00. In 8 seasons at Arsenal he scored 174 in 254 in the league, 0.69 a game. Shearer was born on August 13th, and if you take the 8 seasons from when he was 22 you get 176 goals in 253, 0.70 per game. It's remarkably similar.
Brilliant.
 

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Suarez is probably the most impressive with 48 in 31 games.
It's 43 in 33 games. Still very impressive.
14 of them goals came against the 3 relegated teams. That is 45% f his goals.

He also scored another 7 against the rest of the bottom half. 22% against the rest of the bottom half.

Thats 21 goals of his 31 against bottom half teams. 67% if his goals against the bottom half.

Goals wise he was nothing short of a flat track bully that season.

Edit: He also got 9 assists against the bottom half.

30 goals and assists of his 49 came against the bottom half.
10 goals and 9 assists against the top half kind of shows he inflated his stats by having double against the bottom half.
 
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14 of them goals came against the 3 relegated teams. That is 45% f his goals.

He also scored another 7 against the rest of the bottom half. 22% against the rest of the bottom half.

Thats 21 goals of his 31 against bottom half teams. 67% if his goals against the bottom half.

Goals wise he was nothing short of a flat track bully that season.

Edit: He also got 9 assists against the bottom half.

30 goals and assists of his 49 came against the bottom half.
10 goals and 9 assists against the top half kind of shows he inflated his stats by having double against the bottom half.
So basically he averaged 2 goals and assists against each top half side that season. I know he played for Liverpool but I don’t see how that discredits him really.
 

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Going to do the obligatory Shearer comparison as they're often named as the best two strikers, or forwards if you'd rather call Henry that instead, in PL history. In some of Shearer's there were more teams in league so more games:

Shearer
1992/93 - 20 (21 apps)
1993/94 - 35 (40)
1994/95 - 47 (42)
1995/96 - 38 (35)
1996/97 - 32 (31)
Totals: 172 in 169, 1.02 per game

Henry
2001-02 - 29 goals + assists (33 apps)
2002-03 - 44 (37)
2003-04 - 36 (37)
2004-05 - 39 (32)
2005-06 - 35 (32)
Totals: 183 in 171, 1.07 per game

Henry just edging it there, and of course he was seen has having a better all round game by nearly everyone as he was better at making goals than Shearer ever was. Still quite close on those combined stats.

Another purely goalscoring comparison that I once came up between the two was that Henry was born on August 17th and turned 22 the same month he signed for Arsenal at the start of 1999/00. In 8 seasons at Arsenal he scored 174 in 254 in the league, 0.69 a game. Shearer was born on August 13th, and if you take the 8 seasons from when he was 22 you get 176 goals in 253, 0.70 per game. It's remarkably similar.
Shearer was an incredible player. Shame that he didn’t join us as we’d have won at least one more Champions League and his standing as a player would have been greater. That said we last tried to sign him in 96 so at the end of his peak there. Not sure if we tried to sign him before.
 

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So basically he averaged 2 goals and assists against each top half side that season. I know he played for Liverpool but I don’t see how that discredits him really.
1 goals and 1 assist you mean.

Also in 8 games against Man Utd, Arsenal, Chelsea and Man City. He scored 1 goal and got 2 assists in 8 games. He was a flat track bully that season. 14 goals against relegated teams massively inflated his figures.
 

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Do we reckon anyone is going to reach 20+goals and 20+ assists again in the same season anytime soon?
The goals is the easy part. Getting 20 assists needs you to not only be a creative force, but be in a dominant side with fairly decent goalscorers. So many of the elite chance creators over the last few years (Ozil, Pogba etc. etc.) can all put together massive clips of their teammates missing big chances created.

I think the most likely in this current iteration of the PL would've been Eden Hazard - either in a Chelsea team with better support cast (a Costa/Drogba tier striker, another good winger...) or under a manager like Guardiola.

Edit: Wow, Hazard actually got pretty close last season. 16 goals and 15 assists in a pretty terrible Chelsea side.
 

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That Henry season, the number of ridiculous goals he scored, could have had a top 10 by himself. The goals vs Spurs, vs Liverpool, the FKs...
 

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14 of them goals came against the 3 relegated teams. That is 45% f his goals.

He also scored another 7 against the rest of the bottom half. 22% against the rest of the bottom half.

Thats 21 goals of his 31 against bottom half teams. 67% if his goals against the bottom half.

Goals wise he was nothing short of a flat track bully that season.

Edit: He also got 9 assists against the bottom half.

30 goals and assists of his 49 came against the bottom half.
10 goals and 9 assists against the top half kind of shows he inflated his stats by having double against the bottom half.
Interestingly you've not done a breakdown of any of the other players stats?

If you want to talk about inflating stats, how many of the goals scored by Shearer, Henry and Ronaldo were from the penalty spot? Suarez scored 31 goals in 33 games without taking a single penalty. Liverpool got something like 12 penalties that season, so Suarez could have ended up on 40+ league goals that year.

I can understand why United fans don't like him, but you can't dispute that Suarez in 13/14 was one of the greatest individual Premier League performances of all time.

Henry in 03/04 was probably the greatest in the Premier League era.
 

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Robbie Fowler in 95-96 season - 28 goals in 38 league appearances - not sure how many assists but I seem to remember a few
 

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There is no doubt in my mind that Henry is the best striker to play in the Prem. Shearer was good, Suarez the cnut was good, Aguero is good and we've had some great ones, but Henry was a freak.
 

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They only started counting assists in 2003 so you won't have the PL history best. You can for example see in Mrs Smoker's stats thread the amount of assists that Giggs provided.
 

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They only started counting assists in 2003 so you won't have the PL history best. You can for example see in Mrs Smoker's stats thread the amount of assists that Giggs provided.
Premier league site counts assists from the PL start time. They have mentioned that in their site.
 

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Lampard 09/10 is a joke. The only other CM I can think of that got close to that was Toure in 13/14 with 20 goals and 9 assists. Ridiculous achievements for both of them.
 

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Henry was as good as it gets in the PL. It wasn't just the statistics which were obviously phenomenal, but also his contribution in the build-up, in terms of creativity and leading the team going forward. He completely ran the show for Arsenal.