Aaron Hughes, Kieron Dyer, and Gary Speed completed the tally with a goal each.
This one was a Group 3 match played in the Brazil Independence Cup on June 14, 1972. FIFA ran an investigation regarding this match, since Indonesia fielded a weak side in this game. Santillana, top scored with 4 goals, and helped Spain top their group.
Played at St. No single player dominated the game, and there were 8 different players from France who found the opposition’s net in this 10-to-nothing thumping.
This match was played in Serravalle, San Marino, on September 6, 2006, as a qualifier for Euro 2008. Chelsea clinched the Premier League title after thrashing Wigan by 8 goals. It became a record-winning margin by any team in the European Championships. In a match played on September 12, 1885, in Arbroath, Scotland, 3 dozen goals were scored by Arbroath against Bon Accord. In the first 5 minutes itself, Brazil was 3 goals up, and at the end of the match, the highest scorer was Luís Alberto, with 4 goals to his credit.
On the same day as the game above, September 12, 1885, Dundee pumped in 35 goals against Aberdeen Rovers. Nevertheless, this stands as a Guinness Record, but saw the suspension of the coach, along with 4 players from the team for some time.
Biggest Premier League Wins
In a qualifying match for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Bahrain took on Indonesia on February 29, 2012, in Riffa, Bahrain. SOE coach Zaka Be instructed his team to shoot self goals in protest against a refereeing decision that affected SOE in a previous playoff. Every day, there is a soccer match going on somewhere or the other around the world. Goal!
Again, Tahiti at the receiving end! In this June 20, 2013 Confederations Cup match, World Champions Spain toyed around with the Tahitians on their way to scoring 10 goals. The scoreline would have been even worse for Wigan, but for some excellent saves by their goalkeeper Chris Kirkland. With two-third ball possession, and more than 3 times shots on goal as compared to their opponents, Chelsea handed Aston Villa their worst ever defeat in Premier League history.
This Premier League game was played on May 9, 2010 at Stamford Bridge. David Villa scored a hat-trick for Spain.
Biggest International Wins
Biggest Premier League Wins
Biggest Club Wins
Biggest International Wins
This encounter was a Euro 1996 Qualifying match that was played on September 7, 1995, in Stade Abbé Deschamps, France. This title ended Manchester United’s three-season reign as champions. Man U were reigning champions, while Ipswich barely made it to the First Division. James Park on September 19, 1999, this Premier League game saw Newcastle United record their biggest win ever. On 17th October, in a Group D encounter, Brazil clobbered Nicaragua by 14 goals to top their pool. Well, no doubt this is an understatement. The unbelievable thing here was, Kenya were the ones who took the lead in just the 3rd minute of the match. Nevertheless, Latif and Dhiya scored 3 goals each, while Al Alawi and Abdulrahman managed 2 each, for the winners.
This was an Oceania Football Confederation match that was played in Adelaide Australia, on June 4, 2004, where New Zealand battered the Tahitians with 10 goals. Alan Shearer was the star for Newcastle United, netting 5 goals into the opposition’s net. John Petrie scored 13 goals, which still stands as a club record as we speak.
This was a match in the 1975 Pan American Games. Drogba netted 3 for Chelsea.
On October 31, 2002, in a Champions League playoff match in Madagascar, AS Adema beat their arch rivals Stade Olympique de l’Emyrne (SOE) by a world record margin of 149 goals, without having to even do anything by themselves. For the Spurs, Jermain Defoe scored 5 goals, to give his team a resounding win.
Talking about genuine records as far as club matches are concerned, this one should top the list. This could have been a record, as the referee had awarded 37 goals, but Dundee, in an act of honesty, were adamant that they had netted only 35. The hosts treated the cheering crowd at the Philips Stadion to 11 goals. The star of the game was Du?an Bajevi?, who went on to score 5 goals for Yugoslavia. Still, there are some records in soccer that have stood for ages.
Here’s all about the biggest wins in soccer history, broken down into international, premier league, and club matches.
This Premier League game was played on March 4, 1995, at Old Trafford, Manchester. Australia’s Archie Thompson netted a record 13 goals for his team, while David Zdrilic scored 8.
Spurs biggest ever win in the Premier League came in Tottenham, London, in this match played on November 21, 2009. On April 11, 2001, playing a qualifying match for the 2002 FIFA World Cup, Australia demolished American Samoa by pumping in 31 goals into their net. December 23, 2012, Stamford Bridge, London, witnessed the brilliant blues trashing an in-form Aston Villa by 8 goals. Robin van Persie top scored for the winners, netting 4 goals in the match.
In a UEFA Euro 1984 Group 7 qualifying game held in Seville, Spain, on December 21, 1983, Spain pounded a dozen goals into the opposition’s net, conceding just 1 goal themselves. Brent Fisher and Vaughan Coveny scored hat-tricks, with 5 goals coming in each half of the match for New Zealand.
This is the biggest win ever in an international soccer match. Surprisingly, Tahiti held ground for half an hour, before Spain opened the floodgates and ran away with the match. 5 other players scored a goal each to take Yugoslavia’s tally to double figures.. Mfum scored 5 goals, while Edward Acquah netted 4 goals for the winners.
World Football’s Biggest Victories
In a match played in Nairobi, Kenya, on December 12, 1965, Ghana overpowered hapless Kenya by 13 goals to 2. Commonly known as the ‘Soccer Massacre’, this dozen-goal hammering is Ghana’s biggest victory in an international encounter. Carlos Alonso González, a.k.a. Lukas Podolski top scored with 4 goals, and San Marino were knocked out from the tournament.
The Greatest Footballer Ever
In his career that spanned over 2 decades, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pelé, scored 1,279 goals-the most by any soccer player ever.Soccer is also known as football in most parts of the world. Osei Kofi and Kofi Pare top scored with 4 goals each.
This was a Euro 2012 Qualifying match that was played in Eindhoven, Netherlands, on September 2, 2011. Feel free to jot down any amazing soccer fact or record you like, in the comments section below. Andy Cole scored a Premier League record of 5 goals for Manchester United.
The match was played in Blantyre, Malawi, on October 15, 1962. Obviously, later on, they regretted doing so, on hearing the result between Arbroath and Bon Accord.
Records are meant to be broken, although milestones like these aren’t toppled easily
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