Most in a League game

Number Clubs (Players)   Date
5 Wigan (Jones) v Bristol R (Low, Perry, Prichard, Tillson)   2 Dec 1997
  Chesterfield (Carr, Davies) v Plymouth (Jones, Logan, Mauge)   22 Feb 1997
  Exeter (Cronin, Miller, Sheldon) v Cambridge (Tudor, Youngs)
NB Tudor and Youngs dismissals were later rescinded
  23 Nov 2002
  Bradford City (Davies, Oliver, McLaughlin) v Crawley Town (Mills, Davis)   27 Mar 2012

Most in One Day

Number Date    
19 13 December 2003 (including 2 Premier League players)    

Most in One Season

Number Competitions   Season
451 Football League and Premier League   2003/2004

Most by One Player in Career

Number Player (Clubs)    

Efe Sodje (Macclesfield Town, Luton Town, Crewe Alexandra, Huddersfield Town, Yeovil Town, Southend Utd, Gillingham, Bury)
Sodje was also dismissed in 3 FA Cup ties, 2 League Cup ties, and one FL Trophy game


Darren Purse (Oxford Utd, Brimingham City, West Bromwich Albion, Cardiff City, Plymouth Argyle)
Purse was also dismissed in 3 Premier League games


Roy McDonough (Walsall, Colchester Utd, Exeter City, Southend Utd)
McDonough was also dismissed in 1 FA Cup game and 1 FL Cup game


Fastest Sendings Off

Seconds Player Club Date
13 seconds Kevin Pressman Sheffield Wednesday 13 Aug 2000
  Two dismissals can be regarded as happening in zero seconds. Both players were substitutes sent off before play had restarted.    
0 Walter Boyd Darlington 23 Nov 1999
  Keith Gillespie Sheffield United 20 Jan 2007
Information supplied by Tony Brown at SoccerData