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Southampton top Premier League after win over Newcastle – How long since your club was top? | Football News

Southampton lead England’s top division for the first time in 32 years after beating Newcastle on Friday – but which current Premier League club has waited the longest to top the table?

Before Friday, the Saints last reached the summit of England’s top division in 1988, the same year Alan Shearer made his debut for the south-coast side. But what is the longest wait for current top-flight clubs?

Here, we count down each club’s waiting time in reverse order…


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20. Southampton (0 days)

Stuart Armstrong sealed the win to put Southampton top of the league
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Stuart Armstrong sealed the win to put Southampton top of the league

19. Liverpool (one days)

Last topped table: Thursday, 5 November 2020

LIVERPOOL
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Reigning champions Liverpool are the only team without some form of wait, sitting top of the league on Friday

18. Everton (seven days)

Last topped table: Friday, 30 October 2020

EVERTON
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Merseyside rivals…