Five Fastest Premier League Goals History

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April 24, 2019

Five Fastest Premier League Goals History

Southampton striker Shane Long scored the fastest goal in Premier League history ever recorded — seven seconds during a match at Watford.

Making it Long’s fourth goal of the season for Southampton who are not doing so well this season, with his last three coming from his last four appearances all we can say is what a turnaround.

1. Shane Long: 7.69seconds

Long’s record-breaking goal came immediately after the kick-off when he blocked Craig Cathcart from clearing the ball away from Ben Foster.

This strike surpassed the previous fastest Premier League goal, scored by Tottenham defender Ledley King in 9.9 seconds against Bradford in 2000.

2. Ledley King: 9.82s

Ledley King, defender, who acted as a midfielder in his early days at Spurs, and is well known for the fastest Premier League goal at 9.82 seconds.

Making It King’s first career goal, and he went on to add nine more in the league during 268 appearances.

3. Alan Shearer: 10.52s

Alan Shearer former Newcastle and Blackburn goal-machine has 260 goals at home in his career, and 23 for the Saints prior to the existence of the Premier League.

The fastest goal record came in 2003 when Newcastle hosted Man City at St James’ Park where Alan slotted the ball into the empty net after a back pass was made to keeper Carlo Nash.

4. Christian Eriksen: 10.54s

Christian Eriksen who shocked Man Utd back in 2017 when he opened the scoring with just 10.54s gone.

Where Jan Vertonghen, pass found Harry Kane just outside the United penalty area who then passed it to Dele Alli, who found unmarked Eriksen who finished the job.

5. Mark Viduka: 11.90s

Back in 2001 at Leeds who had the likes of Alan Smith, Mark Viduka, Rio Ferdinand, Harry Kewell, Ian Harte, and Robbie Keane.

Where Viduka, scored one of the fastest Premier League goals ever recorded at the start of a game away to Charlton.

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