Gallery: The Prem’s all-time top 10 clean sheet custodians

Date published: Tuesday 15th December 2015 8:55

Petr Cech: On the brink of clean sheet record

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech joined David James at the top of the Premier League’s all-time list of shut-outs on Sunday. Here, we look at the top 10.

Cech equalled the tally set by former Liverpool and Aston Villa custodian James with a shut-out in the Gunners’ 2-0 win against Aston Villa on Sunday.

The Czech Republic international moves level with James’ tally of 169 – but achieved the feat in 223 games fewer!

Here, TEAMtalk takes a look at the top 10 keepers in the all-time Premier League clean sheet statistics.


PETR CECH: Clean Sheets – 169; Appearances – 349

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: of Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on December 13, 2015 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)


DAVID JAMES: Clean Sheets – 169; Appearances – 572

LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 22: during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Portsmouth at Anfield on December 22, 2007 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)


MARK SCHWARZER: Clean Sheets – 151; Appearances – 514

during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at White Hart Lane on January 24, 2015 in London, England.


DAVID SEAMAN: Clean Sheets – 140; Appearances – 344

David Seaman


NIGEL MARTYN: Clean Sheets – 137; Appearances – 372

Nigel Martyn


JOSE REINA: Clean Sheets – 134; Appearances – 285

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium on February 3, 2013 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)


EDWIN VAN DER SAR: Clean Sheets – 132; Appearances – 313

Edwin van der Sar


BRAD FRIEDEL: Clean Sheets – 132; Appearances – 450

<> at San Siro Stadium on March 14, 2013 in Milan, Italy.


TIM HOWARD: Clean Sheets – 129; Appearances – 390

during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Crystal Palace on December 7, 2015 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.


PETER SCHMEICHEL: Clean Sheets – 128; Appearances – 310

Peter Schmeichel

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