Great Goals Project

The Great Goals Project (GGP)

The Great Goals Project is an attempt to catalogue, analyse, and rank every high-quality goal scored in the Premier League since its inception in 1992. We rank goals based across a number of specific categories in order to establish the different between the very good, the great, and the greatest.

The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2018/2019

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
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Andros Townsend face
Andros Townsend Dec 22, 2018

A loose header drops to Townsend at the edge of the box and he catches his volley with impeccable technique, lashing in off the crossbar from fully 30 yards.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Sadio Mané face
Sadio Mané Feb 27, 2019

Mane miscontrols an Alexander-Arnold cross into the area, but improvises ingeniously to produce a back-heel-chip over the flailing goalkeeper.

Goal type: Special
84/99
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PE Aubameyang face
PE Aubameyang Oct 22, 2018

Another wonderful Arsenal team goal, this one the created by Mesut Ozil, who steps over the ball then collects the pass from Alexandre Lacazette to coolly give Aubameyang the easiest of finishes.

Goal type: Team
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Gylfi Sigurdsson face
Gylfi Sigurdsson Oct 6, 2018

Sigurdsson produces a textbook Cruyff turn to escape James Maddison before curling a brutal, dipping effort into the corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Aaron Ramsey face
Aaron Ramsey Oct 7, 2018

A glorious team move shifts Arsenal up the pitch at pace and is rounded off by the most nonchalant of back-heels from Ramsey into the corner.

Goal type: Team
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Son Heungmin face
Son Heungmin Nov 24, 2018

A superb individual goal, Son leaves Jorginho in his wake before sliding inside Luiz and slotting his finish into the corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Marcus Rashford face
Marcus Rashford Feb 3, 2019

Paul Pogba's sublime flip over the Leicester defence is controlled instantly by Rashford, who smashes into the corner.

Goal type: Individual
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André Schürrle face
André Schürrle Jan 12, 2019

A long ball over the top is collected by Schurrle, and he steadies himself to slice a precise volley over the goalkeeper and into the net.

Goal type: Volley
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Daniel Sturridge face
Daniel Sturridge Sep 29, 2018

From 30 yards out, Sturridge shifts the ball onto his left foot and whips a glorious curling shot into the top right-hand corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Anthony Martial face
Anthony Martial Feb 9, 2019

Martial collects the ball out wide and guns for goal, running the gauntlet of Fulham defenders before sliding calmly into the net.

Goal type: Individual
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Fabian Schär face
Fabian Schär Feb 26, 2019

Schar strides forward from deep and unleashes a vicious strike that careers into the net off the post.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Jean Michaël Seri face
Jean Michaël Seri Aug 26, 2018

Seri shifts the ball onto his right foot and arrows a perfect shot into the far right corner of the net.

Goal type: Long-Range
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2017/2018

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
Jamie Vardy face
Jamie Vardy Mar 10, 2018

An inch-perfect long ball from Riyad Mahrez finds Vardy on the run, and the forward doesn't break his stride to control left-footed volley into the corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Wayne Rooney face
Wayne Rooney Nov 29, 2017

With Joe Hart well out of his goal, Rooney controls a bouncing ball to strike from fully 60 yards into the empty net.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Charlie Daniels face
Charlie Daniels Aug 26, 2017

The ball drops to Daniels on the left corner of the box and from an acute angle he drives an unstoppable shot thundering into the net off the crossbar.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Sofiane Boufal Oct 21, 2017

Boufal runs nearly 60 yards, skipping past numerous challenges before retaining his composure to slot his finish into the corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Mohamed Salah face
Mohamed Salah Dec 10, 2017

Salah shows supreme close control in a tight spot and bends his effort around the defender and into the corner in trademark fashion.

Goal type: Individual
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Mohamed Salah face
Mohamed Salah Feb 4, 2018

Salah dances along the goal line before deceiving Hugo Lloris by lashing the ball into the net from close range.

Goal type: Individual
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Pedro Obiang face
Pedro Obiang Jan 4, 2018

Obiang collects a loose ball and returns an exocet missile flying into Hugo Lloris' top corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Kevin De Bruyne face
Kevin De Bruyne Apr 22, 2018

De Bruyne hits one of the cleanest strikes of the season, sending his right-footed effort whizzing into the corner at great pace.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Antonio Valencia face
Antonio Valencia Sep 17, 2017

A deep cross finds Valencia running onto the ball to lash a first-time half-volley on the rise into the net.

Goal type: Volley
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2016/2017

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
Emre Can face
Emre Can May 1, 2017

Can connects with a crazy bicycle kick from the edge of the area that spins into the net off the post.

Goal type: Special
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Olivier Giroud face
Olivier Giroud Jan 1, 2017

Arsenal launch a devastating counter, with Giroud keeping the move going with a lovely flick before eventually finishing it off with an outrageous scorpion kick.

Goal type: Counter-attack/special
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Henrikh Mkhitaryan Dec 26, 2016

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is given too much space to whip in a teasing cross where Mkhitaryan stoops to send an audacious scorpion kick into the net.

Goal type: Special
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Sadio Mané face
Sadio Mané Aug 14, 2016

Mane cuts inside from the right flank, outpacing Calum Chambers with ease before gliding away from Nacho Monreal to curl a sublime effort into the top corner beyond Petr Cech.

Goal type: Individual
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Eden Hazard face
Eden Hazard Feb 4, 2017

Hazard collects possession on the halfway line and quickly takes on player after player, turning inside and out before finishing well.

Goal type: Individual
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Paul Pogba face
Paul Pogba Nov 6, 2016

Alfie Mawson beats Zlatan Ibrahimovic to the ball but Pogba latches on to the loose ball to slice a ruthless half-volley into the right corner.

Goal type: Volley
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Jordan Henderson face
Jordan Henderson Sep 16, 2016

Following a clearance from Gary Cahill, Henderson collects possession and opens up his body before curling a beautiful strike into the top right corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Alexis Sanchez Dec 3, 2016

Sanchez runs beyond the West Ham back line and when closing on the goalkeeper, produces an outrageous dummy, before flicking his shot neatly into the corner to complete his hat-trick.

Goal type: Special
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Georginio Wijnaldum face
Georginio Wijnaldum Mar 4, 2017

As Arsenal probe for an equaliser Liverpool launch a devastating counter,with Wijnaldum finishing the move expertly.

Goal type: Counter-attack
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Roberto Firmino face
Roberto Firmino Apr 8, 2017

Firmino runs in behind the Stoke defence to rocket home a half-volley high into the roof of the net.

Goal type: Volley
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Gastón Ramírez face
Gastón Ramírez Oct 29, 2016

From a Bournemouth corner, Ramirez charges down an attempted shot before running two-thirds of the pitch before slotting past Artur Boruc.

Goal type: Individual
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2015/2016

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
Eden Hazard face
Eden Hazard May 2, 2016

Hazard runs from halfway, skipping past Spurs challenges before exchanging passes with Diego Costa and curling his shot first time into the top corner.

Goal type: Team
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Dele Alli Jan 23, 2016

In a piece of true brilliance, Alli controls the ball before flicking it over his head and volleying spectacularly into the corner of the net.

Goal type: Special
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Christian Benteke face
Christian Benteke Sep 12, 2015

Benteke shows sensational technical skill to leap and smash an overhead kick into the corner before David de Gea can even react.

Goal type: Special
87/99
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Yaya Toure Dec 21, 2015

Toure exchanges passes with a team-mate before allowing the ball to cross his body, sending an unconventional shot into the top left corner.

Goal type: Special
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Cuco Martina face
Cuco Martina Dec 26, 2015

Martina cracks a first-time shot on the bounce straight into the corner of the Arsenal net.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Jamie Vardy face
Jamie Vardy Feb 2, 2016

Running onto a long ball, Vardy hardly breaks his stride before striking high over Simon Mignolet and into the Liverpool net.

Goal type: Volley
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Dimitri Payet face
Dimitri Payet Apr 2, 2016

From a direct free-kick Payet loops the ball fifteen feet over the crossbar before bringing it down just in time to find the top corner.

Goal type: Free-kick
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Xherdan Shaqiri Dec 28, 2015

Shaqiri breaks beyond the Everton offside trap and dinks a delicious finish over the helpless Tim Howard.

Goal type: Special
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Carles Gil Jan 2, 2016

Adama Traore's lightning pace takes him down the wing before picking out Gil at the back post, with the Spaniard acrobatically firing home.

Goal type: Special
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10
Adam Smith face
Adam Smith Nov 28, 2015

Collecting the ball at the edge of the box, Smith rips a curling shot that sets up a foot wide of the post and curls back into the net.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Alexis Sánchez face
Alexis Sánchez Oct 4, 2015

Sanchez slips inside two weak United challenges before unleashing a powerful shot in to David De Gea's top left corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Philippe Coutinho face
Philippe Coutinho Aug 9, 2015

Coutinho collects the ball 35 yards from goal, turns inside and curls an inspired shot into the top corner of the net.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Harry Kane face
Harry Kane Mar 5, 2016

Kane wins the ball at a tight angle near the goal line, and curls his effort brilliantly across Petr Cech and into the far corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2014/2015

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Cesc Fabregas Oct 18, 2014

A thrilling team goal, with 20+ passes leading to some brilliant interplay with Fabregas and Oscar before the Spaniard rolls into the net.

Goal type: Team
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André Schürrle face
André Schürrle Aug 18, 2014

An outrageous assist from Cesc Fabregas leaves Schurrle with the simplest of tasks to slot first time into the corner.

Goal type: Team
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Charlie Adam Apr 4, 2015

Adam looks up and launches a missile from 60 yards straight over Thibaut Courtois and into the net.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Ángel di María face
Ángel di María Sep 21, 2014

Wayne Rooney plays in Di Maria on the edge of the area who arrogantly scoops his finish into the net in superb style.

Goal type: Special
81/99
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Juan Mata Mar 22, 2015

Mata plays a one-two with Angel Di Maria before leaping to bicycle kick into the far corner of the net.

Goal type: Special
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Bobby Zamora Apr 4, 2015

Zamora outmuscles Joleon Lescott down the right wing and then surprises the goalkeeper with an audacious chip with the outside of his foot.

Goal type: Individual
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Philippe Coutinho face
Philippe Coutinho Feb 22, 2015

Coutinho turns 30 yards from goal and curls the ball back across the goalkeeper in off the underside of the crossbar.

Goal type: Long-Range
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David Silva face
David Silva Oct 25, 2014

Silva collects the ball on the right of the area before feigning in two different directions and curling a well-placed shot into the corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Ayoze Pérez face
Ayoze Pérez Nov 9, 2014

Some patient build-up play culminating with a low cross which Perez back-flicks neatly into the corner.

Goal type: Team
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10
Jack Wilshere face
Jack Wilshere May 24, 2015

Wilshere hits a dropping ball first time on the bounce, arrowing his strike into the top corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Harry Kane face
Harry Kane Jan 1, 2015

Kane cuts across the edge of the box before striking low into the corner of the net.

Goal type: Individual
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Ross Barkley face
Ross Barkley Dec 15, 2014

Barkley exchanges passes with Romelu Lukaku before shifting the ball on his left foot and firing high into the roof of the net.

Goal type: Long-Range
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2013/2014

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
Jonjo Shelvey face
Jonjo Shelvey Apr 26, 2014

Shelvey chests down a poor clearance and returns with interest a sensational hit that lands plum in the top corner.

Goal type: Special
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Tomáš Rosický face
Tomáš Rosický Feb 22, 2014

Rosicky - Santi Cazorla - Jack Wilshere - Rosicky - Olivier Giroud - Rosicky, who flips his finish neatly into the net for a quite astounding goal.

Goal type: Team
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Pajtim Kasami Oct 21, 2013

Kasami takes a first touch on his chest before sending a volley looping over the goalkeeper without the ball touching the ground.

Goal type: Special
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Jack Wilshere face
Jack Wilshere Oct 19, 2013

A superb team goal, with Santi Cazorla, Olivier Giroud and Wilshere exchanging one-twos before Wilshere deftly slots the ball home.

Goal type: Team
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Luis Suárez face
Luis Suárez Dec 4, 2013

Suarez watches the ball bounce before unleashing a dipping volley from fully 45 yards which nestles into the net.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Wayne Rooney face
Wayne Rooney Mar 22, 2014

Rooney shows superb awareness to spot the goalkeeper off his line and loop his shot high and down into the net from just inside the opposition half.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Ross Barkley face
Ross Barkley May 3, 2014

Barkley collects a layoff from Naismith and curls a shot beautifully across Joe Hart and into the top corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Aaron Ramsey face
Aaron Ramsey Nov 2, 2013

Ramsey collects 25 yards from goal, delays, and sends a powerful dipping shot across the goalkeeper and into the top corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Daniel Sturridge face
Daniel Sturridge Jan 28, 2014

Sturridge collects a long ball over the top and loops an lob high into the air and into the far corner.

Goal type: Special
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Robin van Persie face
Robin van Persie Aug 17, 2013

Van Persie shows great agility to volley the ball at shoulder height into the corner of the net.

Goal type: Volley
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Jordon Mutch face
Jordon Mutch Sep 28, 2013

Mutch brings the ball down before shaping with his left foot and rifling the ball across the goalkeeper and into the top corner.

Goal type: Individual
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2012/2013

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
Robin van Persie face
Robin van Persie Apr 22, 2013

Van Persie connects with a raking Wayne Rooney pass with a spectacular first-time volley into the corner.

Goal type: Volley
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Luis Suarez Nov 4, 2012

In a display of incredible technique, Suarez catches the ball on his shoulder, slides a touch past the keeper, and finishes, all in one movement.

Goal type: Special
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Gareth Bale Jan 30, 2013

An underrated Bale goal, featuring good link up with Defoe before shrugging off an aggressive tackle to bear down on goal and poke home.

Goal type: Counter-attack
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Gareth Bale Feb 25, 2013

In injury time of a must-win game, Bale takes responsibility and dips an improbable shot into the top corner from distance.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Andy Carroll Mar 30, 2013

Carroll watches the ball carefully and volleys instantly into the far corner with superb style.

Goal type: Volley
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Kevin Mirallas face
Kevin Mirallas May 12, 2013

Mirallas finishes a sweeping move that started with Leighton Baines on the left and goes through Marouane Fellaini and Steven Pienaar before the finish.

Goal type: Team
79/99
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Theo Walcott face
Theo Walcott Dec 29, 2012

Walcott skips through three challenges before being fouled, getting up, and flicking the ball over the goalkeeper.

Goal type: Individual
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Jermain Defoe face
Jermain Defoe Nov 25, 2012

Defoe cuts in from the flank, evades a few challenges and lashes his shot home at the near post.

Goal type: Individual
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Hatem Ben Arfa face
Hatem Ben Arfa Sep 2, 2012

Ben Arfa stands up the defender before shifting to his right and smashing a missile into the top corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Robin van Persie face
Robin van Persie Aug 25, 2012

Van Persie gets across the front of his marker and guides his shot across goal and into the far corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Adel Taarabt face
Adel Taarabt Oct 1, 2012

Taarabt cuts in from wide and curls his shot into the top corner from 25 yards.

Goal type: Long-Range
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2009/2010

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Didier Drogba Oct 31, 2009

Nicolas Anelka flicks to Deco, who chests to Frank Lampard, who heels to Drogba, who lifts into the corner for a dazzling goal.

Goal type: Team
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Maynor Figueroa Dec 12, 2009

Figueroa takes a free-kick quickly from his own half and strikes an incredible long-range goal into the Stoke net.

Goal type: Free-kick
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Carlton Cole Aug 23, 2009

Cole flicks the ball inside and crashes a left-footed volley towards the near post, beating the goalkeeper all ends up.

Goal type: Volley
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Ashley Cole Jan 16, 2010

John Terry flicks a precise ball to the onrunning Cole, who shows composure to control, cut back, and dink the ball into the net.

Goal type: Team
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Danny Rose May 1, 2010

Rookie Rose catches a punch from Manuel Almunia flush on the volley, sending the ball back past him before he has the chance to react.

Goal type: Volley
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Craig Bellamy Sep 20, 2009

Bellamy assesses his options on the edge of the area before unleashing an exocet into the top right hand corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Tom Huddlestone May 1, 2010

Huddlestone allows the ball to run across his body before striking with a slight slice, fading the ball absolutely perfectly into the postage stamp.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Fernando Torres Mar 28, 2010

Torres cuts in from the left flank and curls a high, floating effort that drifts perfectly into the top corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Damien Duff Feb 21, 2010

Duff exchanges a neat one-two before setting himself to arrow a shot across goal and into the net off the upright.

Goal type: Team
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Cameron Jerome Nov 9, 2009

Jerome catches Pepe Reina off-guard with a surprise long-range effort that flies over the Spaniard's head and home.

Goal type: Long-Range
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2008/2009

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Robin Van Persie Dec 21, 2008

Cesc Fabregas spots Van Persie pulling away and picks him out superbly; Van Persie does the rest, controlling on his chest, turning, and shooting, all in one extraordinary movement. Brilliance.

Goal type: Team
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Ricardo Fuller Aug 23, 2008

Fuller collects the ball with his back to goal and in one movement scoops the ball over both his and Martin Laursen's head, swivels and slots into the far corner. Glorious.

Goal type: Special
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Cristiano Ronaldo Oct 29, 2008

Dimitar Berbatov chases a potentially lost cause to the byline before brilliantly skipping past the defender, allowing him to easily assist Ronaldo.

Goal type: Team
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Carlton Cole Mar 4, 2009

Five touches, Parker, to Di Michele, to Noble, to Di Michele, to Cole, curled into the net in the most well-worked and sublime attack.

Goal type: Team
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Sanli Tuncay May 16, 2009

Tuncay watches a ball dropping from the sky for what feels like an age, then he acrobatically leaps and overhead kicks back across goal and into the net with his right foot.

Goal type: Special
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Ryan Giggs Feb 8, 2009

Giggs collects the ball out wide before dummying not one but two tackles before slotting through a crowded box and into the bottom corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Fernando Torres Apr 11, 2009

Torres' control of a long pass actually takes him away from goal, but he turns instantly and without looking volleys towards the opposite top corner, finding it wonderfully.

Goal type: Volley
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Geovanni Sep 27, 2008

Geovanni cuts in from the left and with the ball slightly behind him unleashes a vicious, swerving thunderbolt that leaves Manuel Almunia totally and utterly helpless.

Goal type: Long-Range
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David Bentley Oct 29, 2008

Bentley flicks the ball up for himself fully 40 yards out and volleys high over the unsuspecting Manuel Almunia, who can't keep out the strike.

Goal type: Volley
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Glen Johnson Nov 22, 2008

Johnson controls on his chest 35 yards from goal and volleys in mid-air, lashing the ball into the corner.

Goal type: Volley
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Paul Konchesky Jan 18, 2009

Konchesky runs onto a pass on the left well inside his own half, strides forward 40 yards and cracks a missile into the top corner which nearly breaks the net.

Goal type: Long-Range
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2007/2008

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Fernando Torres Mar 8, 2008

Torres and Steven Gerrard combine superbly which allows the Spaniard to outfox the goalkeeper with a dummy before passing into the empty net.

Goal type: Team
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Stiliyan Petrov Apr 12, 2008

A poor clearance lands on Petrov's chest 50 yards out, and the Bulgarian controls before catching the ball on the half volley and launching it back towards goal, finding the top corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Cristiano Ronaldo Jan 30, 2008

Ronaldo positions a free-kick 25 yards out and unleashes a swerving arc that dips just in time as David James shrugs his shoulders in disbelief.

Goal type: Special
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Emmanuel Adebayor Sep 15, 2007

Adebayor takes a pass from Cesc Fabregas into feet, sets the ball in the air and swivels to volley a glorious shot straight into the top corner.

Goal type: Volley
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Sully Muntari Dec 8, 2007

Muntari wins the ball in midfield, nutmegs the oncoming defender, then swipes a curling finish home with the outside of his left foot.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Elano Sep 29, 2007

From a 30 yard direct free-kick, Elano arrows a stunning strike into the top corner.

Goal type: Free-kick
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Cristiano Ronaldo Mar 29, 2008

Ronaldo instinctively responds to a bouncing ball in the area by controlling then backheeling through a crowd of players and into the net.

Goal type: Individual
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Sanli Tuncay Dec 15, 2007

Stewart Downing hits a superb half-volleyed cross into the path of Tuncay, who connects first time to guide the ball into the corner.

Goal type: Team
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Fabio Rochemback May 11, 2008

Rochemback takes a long run-up to a dead ball and smashes a dipping, swerving shot over the wall and flying into the net.

Goal type: Free-kick
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Carlos Tevez Oct 27, 2007

Tevez and Wayne Rooney share a telepathic one-two, the latter backheeling into the Argentine's path for him to slot home a neat goal.

Goal type: Team
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Charles N'zogbia Aug 26, 2007

N'Zogbia cuts in from the right flank and unleashed a blistering shot into the far top corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Luke Young Nov 3, 2007

Young runs onto a ball played across the area and strikes first time back across the goalkeeper into the top left corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Daryl Murphy Feb 9, 2008

Murphy cuts in from the right and unleashes a powerful shot which flies into the top corner from 25 yards.

Goal type: Long-Range
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2006/2007

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Wayne Rooney Mar 17, 2007

A double one-two from Cristiano Ronaldo and Rooney covering the length of the pitch, finished with a neat dink by Rooney at the end of a scintillating counterattack.

Goal type: Counter-attack
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Paul Scholes Dec 23, 2006

A Ryan Giggs corner is headed clear onto the foot of Scholes, who returns with interest, smashing his volley home off the underside of the crossbar.

Goal type: Volley
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James Mcfadden Apr 15, 2007

McFadden controls a dropping ball at the edge of the area by flicking it up and over a closing defender and then volleying beautifully into the corner.

Goal type: Volley
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Didier Drogba Sep 17, 2006

Controlling a pass into him, Drogba takes his first touch before swiveling and firing a left-footed half-volley crashing into the corner.

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Robin Van Persie Sep 30, 2006

Emmanuel Eboue floats a cross from the right towards the edge of the area, where Van Persie meets on the volley to smash into the roof of the net.

Goal type: Volley
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Michael Essien Dec 10, 2006

Essien catches one of the sweetest strikes you will see as he arrows a stunner into the corner against Arsenal.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Tugay Nov 19, 2006

A headed clearance reaches Tugay, who displays impeccable technique to drive a first-time volley into the corner from 25 yards.

Goal type: Volley
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Craig Gardner May 13, 2007

A long punt, a John Carew flick-on, and Gardner meets the dropping ball on the run to send a sweet volley fizzing into the corner.

Goal type: Volley
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Gareth Barry Oct 14, 2006

Barry collects the ball on the left and cuts inside two challenges before bending a shot across goal and into the net.

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Nicolas Anelka Nov 25, 2006

Anelka smashes the ball from the angle of the box and his shot swerves across goal before nestling in the top corner.

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Denny Landzaat Feb 11, 2007

With the ball spinning on the spot in front of him, Landzaat strikes cleanly and the trajectory swerves viciously to the left and into the net.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Daniel Agger Aug 26, 2006

Agger nudges the ball out from the back before rifling a left-footed drive that cuts across goal and into the top corner.

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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2005/2006

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Ruud Van Nistelrooy Nov 19, 2005

Wayne Rooney takes on the Charlton defence before flicking a cross to the chest of Van Nistelrooy, who quickly turns and angles a volley into the top corner.

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Steven Reid Dec 31, 2005

The hardest-hit goal in Premier League history - Reid almost bursts the ball with a brutal strike that almost ripped the net from the frame.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Nolberto Solano Feb 25, 2006

Solano cuts in from the right and stabs a superb shot with the outside of his right foot into the far corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Collins John Nov 20, 2005

John controls the ball on his chest and spins to volley back across goal and in off the far post.

Goal type: Volley
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Mark Viduka Aug 23, 2005

Viduka juggles the ball for two touches and takes advantage of some unsure defending to send a piledriver high over the keeper into the top corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Matthew Taylor Oct 29, 2005

Taylor steps on to a bouncing ball 40 yards out and fires a speculative effort high in the air, the strike dropping into the net.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Henri Camara Mar 11, 2006

Camara pounces on a defender's touch and swivels to slice his half-volley into the opposite top corner from the edge of the area.

Goal type: Volley
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Kevin Nolan Sep 24, 2005

Nolan, with his back to goal, flips around and overheads his kick with precision past the goalkeeper.

Goal type: Special
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Anton Ferdinand Jan 23, 2006

A bouncing ball goes loose on the edge of the box and Ferdinand instinctively swivels his body round to loop a superb volley into the top left corner.

Goal type: Volley
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Liam Lawrence Jan 2, 2006

An errant header lands for Lawrence, who catches the dropping ball sweetly on his left foot, drifting the volley into the far left corner.

Goal type: Volley
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Craig Bellamy Apr 8, 2006

Bellamy collects the ball on the halfway and drives towards goal, heading left of the defender before drilling a shot back into the opposite corner.

Goal type: Individual
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2004/2005

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Patrick Vieira May 11, 2005

A fabulous passing move involving Dennis Bergkamp, Edu and Robin Van Persie is rounded off with aplomb by a Vieira lob.

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Patrick Berger Aug 21, 2004

With his back to goal Berger flicks the ball up and, in one motion, loops a dipping volley towards the target, finding the corner.

Goal type: Special
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Ashley Cole Feb 5, 2005

Cole goes on an overlapping run beyond Bergkamp and catches the goalkeeper out with a quickfire half-volley into the far corner.

Goal type: Volley
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Xabi Alonso Nov 28, 2004

Gerrard slips a superb pass in between two defenders into the path of Alonso, who retains his composure to side-foot his shot home.

Goal type: Team
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Wayne Rooney Apr 24, 2005

Seconds after arguing with the referee, Rooney steps onto a headed clearance to unleash an unstoppable volley flying into the net.

Goal type: Volley
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Alan Smith Aug 21, 2004

Ryan Giggs heads into the danger area, where Smith controls on his chest before volleying into the far corner in-off the post with his left foot.

Goal type: Volley
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Arjen Robben Dec 18, 2004

Great interplay between Robben, Frank Lampard and Tiago culminates in a powerful volley from Robben low past the goalkeeper.

Goal type: Team
69/99
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Thierry Henry Oct 2, 2004

Henry, with his back to goal, shows ingenuity to backheel his effort through the defender and past the goalkeeper from close range.

Goal type: Special
66/99
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Thierry Henry Feb 14, 2005

Henry plays a short corner with Jose Reyes and from an acute angle lashes his strike across goal, into the far corner, at pace.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Stelios Giannakopoulos Mar 19, 2005

Stelios collects his own cleared corner and runs around the ball to create the perfect angle to curl his strike into the far corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Lee Hendrie Sep 25, 2004

Hendrie wins a challenge 30 yards from goal and instinctively swerves his shot into the top corner.

Goal type: Individual
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2003/2004

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Thierry Henry Apr 8, 2004

Henry collects possession in midfield before striding past LIverpool defenders to break through and finish into the corner.

Goal type: Special
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Rory Delap Mar 26, 2004

Delap leaps through the air to meet a header across goal with a perfect scissor kick into the net.

Goal type: Special
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Dietmar Hamann Mar 16, 2004

An incredibly pure strike from Hamann, who meets the ball on the volley from outside the area and finds the corner beautifully.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Lilian Nalis Sep 14, 2003

Nalis sprints across the box to catch a falling ball to smash it home a left-foot volley across the keeper and into the top corner.

Goal type: Volley
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Wayne Rooney Aug 25, 2003

Rooney instantly controls a cross into the area, turning the defender in the process, then crushes his strike into the roof of the net from 12 yards.

Goal type: Individual
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Marcus Bent Apr 30, 2004

Bent turns and plays a one-two before lifting his effort with the outside of his foot over the goalkeeper's head from range.

Goal type: Special
74/99
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Alex Rae Sep 26, 2003

Rae moves onto a clearance to the edge of the area and catches sweetly to find the top corner in off the post.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Frederic Kanoute Oct 3, 2003

Kanoute steps onto a loose ball an improbable distance out and just outright lashes his long-range effort into the top corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Laurent Robert Dec 12, 2003

Robert steps forward on the left flank and from an acute angle puts his foot through the ball to send it whizzing into the top left corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Stephane Dalmat Dec 5, 2003

Dalmat collects the ball on the right flank and weaves in between two challenges before striking a sublime left foot shot into the top corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Glen Johnson Jan 31, 2004

Johnson flicks the ball high over his own head, controls it, then powers his shot into the top corner from the edge of the area.

Goal type: Individual
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2002/2003

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Paolo Di Canio Sep 27, 2002

Di Canio juggles the ball then tries his luck with a left-footed volley which flashes past the goalkeeper high into the corner.

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Thierry Henry Nov 15, 2002

Pace, power, and direct running from Henry as he takes on the Spurs defence, brushing off challenges as he runs through to drill home into the bottom corner.

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Ruud Van Nistelrooy Mar 21, 2003

Van Nistelrooy picks up the ball in the centre circle, speeds past five challenges before catching the goalkeeper out with a quickfire finish.

Goal type: Individual
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Robert Pires May 6, 2003

Pires latches on to a wayward touch from the defender to chip the ball over the goalkeeper from far out on the right wing - out of nowhere.

Goal type: Special
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Alan Shearer Dec 28, 2002

Raw power from Shearer as he reaches a speculative header from Shola Ameobi to smash a powerful volley into the top corner.

Goal type: Volley
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Eidur Gudjohnsen Jan 27, 2003

Whilst facing his own goal, Gudjohnsen rises highest to meet a cross with an acrobatic bicycle kick which bounces low into the corner.

Goal type: Special
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Jay-jay Okocha Apr 18, 2003

Okocha beats the attention of his marker before arrowing a 25-yard strike into the top left corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Niclas Jensen Jan 10, 2003

Anelka shows patience on the wing to loop a diagonal pass to the opposite flank for Jensen, who catches a sweet volley across the goalkeeper from the edge of the area.

Goal type: Volley
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Sylvain Wiltord Aug 17, 2002

Arsenal begin the move from their own box, eventually reaching Wiltord, who strides forward before curling a precise strike into the corner.

Goal type: Team
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Wayne Rooney Oct 18, 2002

Rooney introduces himself to the Premier League with an expert touch, a moment of patience, and then a curled strike which bounces in off the crossbar.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Geremi Feb 7, 2003

Geremi steps up to whip a perfect free-kick up and over the wall into the top corner of the net.

Goal type: Free-kick
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2001/2002

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Dennis Bergkamp Mar 1, 2002

Bergkamp receives the ball to feet and, in the one movement, spins round the defender, goes the other way, then finishes with the opposite foot into the corner.

Goal type: Special
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Robert Pires Mar 16, 2002

Pires lobs the ball over George Boateng then flicks over the head of the towering Peter Schmeichel, leaving him grasping at air.

Goal type: Special
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Alan Shearer Nov 2, 2001

From an acute angle, Shearer meets a cross with a side-footed volley across goal into the top corner.

Goal type: Volley
88/99
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John Arne Riise Jan 12, 2002

Steven Gerrard produces a sensational assist through the Arsenal defence for Riise, who finds space at the front post to finish confidently.

Goal type: Team
86/99
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Claus Jensen Nov 3, 2001

Jensen steals the ball from Patrick Vieira on the edge of the area and catches everyone by surprise with a delightful chip over David Seaman.

Goal type: Special
86/99
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Trevor Sinclair Dec 25, 2001

Sinclair adds to his repertoire of bicycle kicks with another cracker, this time after some juggling in a superb corner routine.

Goal type: Special
85/99
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David Beckham Mar 15, 2002

Beckham beautifully executes a first-time chip over the goalkeeper from the right wing following a pass from Paul Scholes.

Goal type: Special
83/99
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John Arne Riise Nov 3, 2001

Riise hits a wonder-strike from the edge of the area, an effort still rising as it shudders into the top corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Robbie Keane Sep 29, 2001

Keane is grateful for a fabulous pass, with backspin, from Kewell into his path allowing him to finish confidently into the right corner.

Goal type: Team
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Keith Gillespie Aug 21, 2001

Gillespie's excellent first touch allows him to break beyond Mikael Silvestre, while the resulting strike goes past the goalkeeper with a flash.

Goal type: Individual
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2000/2001

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Thierry Henry Sep 30, 2000

Henry holds off the challenge of Denis Irwin to flick the ball up for himself, spin, and launch an improbable volley over the helpless Fabien Barthez.

Goal type: Special
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Mario Stanic Aug 18, 2000

Stanic juggles the ball into the opposition half and decides to keep going before smashing an unstoppable volley into the top corner.

Goal type: Special
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Shaun Bartlett Mar 31, 2001

Bartlett watches a long pass fly through the air and executes a precise volley across goal into the far corner.

Goal type: Volley
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Steven Gerrard Mar 30, 2001

Gerrard takes advantage of a poor clearance from Fabien Barthez to stride forward and drill a powerful strike into the top left corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Sylvinho Sep 5, 2000

Sylvinho latches on to a loose ball 30 yards out and unleashes a thunderbolt which curls away from the goalkeeper into the near post.

Goal type: Long-Range
73/99
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Trevor Sinclair Dec 25, 2000

Sinclair controls a clearance by teeing himself up, and then dips a cracking volley over the goalkeeper into the corner.

Goal type: Volley
72/99
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Paul Merson May 4, 2001

A perfect first touch from Merson to set him up for a curling effort into the far corner from the edge of the box.

Goal type: Individual
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Andy Cole Nov 3, 2000

Cole gets across his marker, latching on to a typically precise cross from David Beckham to direct his half-volley home.

Goal type: Volley
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 1999/2000

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Paolo Di Canio Mar 25, 2000

Di Canio peels off at the back post to meet a Trevor Sinclair cross with an outrageous scissored, first-time volley directly into the corner.

Goal type: Special
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Gus Poyet Aug 6, 1999

Zola tees up Gus Poyet with a delicate lob into the box, and the Uruguayan meets it with an ambitious scissor kick to send the ball home.

Goal type: Special
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Keiron Dyer Mar 18, 2000

Dyer clips the ball into space and motors onto it, flicking the ball over an onrushing defender then flipping his shot arrogantly over the keeper and into the net.

Goal type: Individual
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Andy Cole Feb 4, 2000

Cole shows strength to hold off the defender then finesse to lob the ball over the goalkeeper from the edge of the area.

Goal type: Special
82/99
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Andy Cole Nov 5, 1999

Cole keeps pace with a high ball and meets it high with a bicycle kick on the edge of the box which bounces in off the post.

Goal type: Special
80/99
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Marian Pahars Sep 24, 1999

Pahars embarrasses Jaap Stam with a nutmeg 20 yards out before driving into the area to place a perfect shot into the left corner.

Goal type: Individual
77/99
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David Ginola Dec 25, 1999

Ginola dribbles across the box, leaving four defenders in his wake as he waits for the perfect opportunity to fire past the goalkeeper.

Goal type: Individual
77/99
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Paul Scholes Apr 9, 2000

Scholes cuts across a moving ball with a first-time strike which shoots straight into the top corner from 25 yards.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Stephen Carr Oct 22, 1999

Carr motors down the right and opts to pull the trigger with a flying strike high into the top left corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Sylvinho May 8, 2000

Sylvinho takes advantage of space on the left wing to unleash a thunderbolt straight across goal into the top corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
57/99
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 1998/1999

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Michael Owen Aug 29, 1998

Owen displays lightning pace to run through and dink his shot over the oncoming goalkeeper with the outside of his foot.

Goal type: Individual
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Muzzy Izzet Oct 18, 1998

Izzet reaches a loose clearance 25 yards out to loop a first-time volley over everyone into the top corner.

Goal type: Volley
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Emmanuel Petit May 4, 1999

Petit makes a run in behind the Spurs defence and collects the pass from Bergkamp before chipping a finish over the onrushing Walker.

Goal type: Team
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Dennis Bergkamp Dec 12, 1998

Nicolas Anelka and Bergkamp combine, with the Frenchman finding his team-mate from the goalline, and Bergkamp's smart finish catching the Villa goalkeeper.

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Emile Heskey Sep 11, 1998

Heskey bulldozes his way through the centre and finishes off his run with a low, driven shot into the right corner past the keeper.

Goal type: Individual
62/99
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Steve Froggatt Nov 14, 1998

Froggat collects the ball, looking for space while moving forward, before arrowing a perfectly-angled strike into the top corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Darren Huckerby Jan 8, 1999

Huckerby never looks out of control as he turns quickly in the middle, dances through a couple of tackles, and moves forward to finish neatly past the keeper.

Goal type: Individual
57/99
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 1997/1998

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Dennis Bergkamp Aug 26, 1997

Bergkamp plucks the ball out of the air with a glorious touch, flicks over the defender, and then slots his shot past the keeper.

Goal type: Special
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Kevin Davies Nov 1, 1997

Davies receives the ball in a unfamiliar position at right-back before embarking on a marauding run into the final third, eventually finishing low into the corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Darren Huckerby Dec 27, 1997

Huckerby twists and turns his way through the Manchester United defence, evading a wave of tackles before dispatching into the corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Patrick Vieira Apr 10, 1998

Vieira moves through the centre of the park unopposed and tries his luck with a long-range strike which slams into the top left corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Alan Thompson Mar 6, 1998

The lay-off from Nathan Blake may not have been meant for him, but Thompson takes advantage of it to arrow a high strike into the far corner,

Goal type: Long-Range
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Dean Gordon May 1, 1998

Slick passing, a clever dummy, and then a piledriver of a finish from Gordon right into the top corner.

Goal type: Team
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Ryan Giggs Feb 20, 1998

Giggs latches on to a deep cross from Andy Cole with a slide half-volley into the roof of the net.

Goal type: Volley
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Paul Scholes Oct 24, 1997

Scholes shows his mastery by producing two flicks in succession - one over the sliding defender and the next over the diving goalkeeper.

Goal type: Individual
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 1996/1997

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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David Beckham Aug 16, 1996

Beckham announces himself on the world stage with a superlative strike from the halfway line which whizzes over Neil Sullivan.

Goal type: Special
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Eric Cantona Dec 20, 1996

Cantona starts and finishes off a great move, lifting the ball in-off the post before soaking in the adulation of the crowd.

Goal type: Team
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Dennis Bergkamp Nov 23, 1996

Ian Wright digs out a cross for Bergkamp, who plucks it out of the air with a glorious left-footed touch before finishing with his other foot.

Goal type: Team
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Gianfranco Zola Feb 21, 1997

Zola leaves two defenders for dead, cutting in from the goalline with a tricky dribble before lashing low into the corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Juninho Mar 21, 1997

Juninho starts the move off on the wing, jinking inside before exchanging a one-two with Beck before glancing a header home at the near post.

Goal type: Individual
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Karel Poborsky Sep 6, 1996

Poborsky displays electric pace to burst beyond the Leeds defence through on goal, allowing him to drill an emphatic finish into the far corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Juninho May 4, 1997

Some lovely link-up play from Middlesbrough sees Juninho put through, and the Brazilian makes no mistake with his placed shot across the keeper.

Goal type: Team
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 1995/1996

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Georgi Kinkladze Mar 15, 1996

Kinkladze cuts inside from the right wing and takes on five Southampton defenders with ease before bursting into the box and cheekily dinking a finish over the oncoming keeper.

Goal type: Special
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Tony Yeboah Sep 22, 1995

Yeboah chests down and knees past a defender before cracking a half-volleyed finish which nearly breaks the woodwork in half before bouncing over the line.

Goal type: Special
86/99
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Tony Yeboah Aug 20, 1995

Yeboah executes an dipping volley from 25 yards that smashes in off the underside of the crossbar.

Goal type: Volley
81/99
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Ian Wright Oct 13, 1995

The first touch from Wright may be fortunate, but the finish is sublime as he digs out an unlikely chip from an awkward position.

Goal type: Individual
74/99
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Teddy Sheringham Nov 3, 1995

Armstrong chests the ball into the path of Sheringham, who lofts a beautiful chip into the far corner from inside the box.

Goal type: Individual
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Robbie Fowler Mar 2, 1996

Fowler leaves Steve Staunton for dead with a neat turn before driving forward and smashing an emphatic finish into the net.

Goal type: Individual
74/99
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Ian Wright Jan 19, 1996

Wright spins sharply inside the opposition half and drives ahead, managing to finish despite having five defenders all trying to stop his run.

Goal type: Individual
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Peter Beardsley May 1, 1996

Beardsley skips past diving tackles on the edge of the box and dribbles into the area before firing a left-footed strike into the near corner.

Goal type: Individual
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Alan Shearer Dec 29, 1995

Shearer, whilst facing his own goal, manages to turn a whip a shot across into the far right corner of the goal.

Goal type: Individual
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Alan Shearer Apr 16, 1996

Shearer holds off the attentions of his marker, allowing him to swivel quickly and send a signature slammed shot into the top right corner.

Goal type: Individual
66/99
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 1994/1995

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Matt Le Tissier Dec 9, 1994

Le Tissier turns Blackburn players inside out, creating space for a high curling shot into the top corner from range.

Goal type: Individual
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John Barnes Oct 14, 1994

Facing his own goal and whilst in slight retreat, Barnes rises high to catch a perfect bicycle kick into the bottom right corner.

Goal type: Special
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Matt Le Tissier Aug 23, 1994

Le Tissier, knowing exactly what the plan is when he picks up possession, curls a looping strike into the top left corner, leaving the goalkeeper helpless.

Goal type: Long-Range
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Alan Shearer Nov 25, 1994

Shearer nearly breaks the crossbar in half with a 25-yard piledriver which bounces off the woodwork and in.

Goal type: Long-Range
65/99
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Andy Cole Sep 9, 1994

Cole nods down from a pass over the top and catches a sweet half volley which arrows into the near corner, catching the goalkeeper off-guard.

Goal type: Volley
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Stan Collymore Apr 28, 1995

Collymore turns sharply and drives at the Crystal Palace defence, finding the gap before smashing home.

Goal type: Individual
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 1993/1994

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
1
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Matt Le Tissier Oct 23, 1993

Each touch is better than the last from Le Tissier, who juggles the ball into the penalty area, including over a defender, before dispatching into the corner.

Goal type: Special
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Darren Anderton Nov 26, 1993

Some fabulous interplay from Spurs capped off with a lay-off to Anderton who slams a left-footed finish home.

Goal type: Team
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Jeremy Goss Aug 20, 1993

Goss keeps his eye on the ball all the way as he meets a cross to the back post to slam a volley in-off the bar.

Goal type: Volley
71/99
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Ian Wright Dec 26, 1993

Wright turns quickly in the opposition half and takes advantage of the goalkeeper being off his line to chip a great finish into the high corner.

Goal type: Individual
70/99
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Rod Wallace Apr 16, 1994

Wallace evades the tackles of numerous players to run two-thirds of the pitch before curling a neat finish into the far corner.

Goal type: Individual
70/99
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Ian Wright Mar 18, 1994

Wright keeps his eye on the ball and, whilst on the stretch, pulls off a first-time volley high into the net.

Goal type: Volley
68/99
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Barry Horne May 6, 1994

Horne follows the bouncing ball and tees himself up to strike a looping half-volley in off the post.

Goal type: Volley
68/99
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Efan Ekoku Sep 24, 1993

Ekoku keeps his dribble alive with a few touches on his thigh before rounding the oncoming goalkeeper to slot home.

Goal type: Individual
35/99
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 1992/1993

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
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Dalian Atkinson Oct 2, 1992

Atkinson picks up possession inside his own half before embarking on a powerful dribble into opposition territory, topped off by a beautiful 25-yard chip.

Goal type: Special
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Ryan Giggs Sep 18, 1992

Giggs stretches his legs to ghost past two defenders before easily rounding the goalkeeper to fire home.

Goal type: Individual
77/99
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Dwight Yorke Mar 19, 1993

A well-worked team goal from Aston Villa, finished by a simple pass across the six-yard box for Yorke to tap home.

Goal type: Team
70/99
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Ryan Giggs May 2, 1993

Giggs stands over a 30-yard free-kick and gives the goalkeeper no chance with a curled effort straight into the net.

Goal type: Free-kick
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Dalian Atkinson Dec 4, 1992

Atkinson takes possession with a neat touch on the edge of the box before firing a precision finish into the top corner.

Goal type: Individual
57/99
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Julian Joachim Feb 5, 1993

Joachim ignores his team-mate to the right, but his perseverance pays off with a gorgeous strike looped into the top corner with the outside of his boot.

Goal type: Individual
57/99
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Ian Rush Apr 9, 1993

Rush drifts in from the right wing and takes advantage of the space ahead to drill a strike high into the top corner.

Goal type: Individual
56/99
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Dwight Yorke Feb 5, 1993

Yorke is in the right place at the right time at the back post to send a bullet diving header across the goalkeeper into the net.

Goal type: Individual
35/99
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2010/2011

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
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Dimitar Berbatov Sep 19, 2010

Nani whips the ball in from wide, Berbatov controls on his thigh before falling backwards to overhead kick in off the crossbar.

Goal type: Special
91/99
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Gareth Bale Aug 21, 2010

A lofted pass to the back post by Aaron Lennon finds Bale, who raises his foot to an extraordinary height and volleys sweetly back into the corner.

Goal type: Special
89/99
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Wayne Rooney Feb 12, 2011

An iconic goal from Rooney, who jumps to a great height to execute an overhead kick back across Joe Hart and into the corner.

Goal type: Special
86/99
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Dimitar Berbatov Nov 27, 2010

This is all about the build-up; Berbatov starts the move near his own corner flag and finishes a sweeping attack by lashing into the net.

Goal type: Team
79/99
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Rafael Van Der Vaart Dec 26, 2010

A great flowing team move, with Gareth Bale bursting forward to provide to Aaron Lennon, who lays into Van der Vaart's path to curl across goal.

Goal type: Team
76/99
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Cheick Tiote Feb 5, 2011

Tiote completes an incredible four-goal comeback for Newcastle after meeting a cleared corner with a left-footed volley into the bottom corner.

Goal type: Volley
69/99
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Carlos Tevez May 17, 2011

Tevez takes a long run-up before sending his right-foot shot around and the wall and back into the net.

Goal type: Free-kick
68/99
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Alex Oct 3, 2010

Alex takes a long jumper's run-up before smashing a sensational shot from range high into the top corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
67/99
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Simon Cox Apr 23, 2011

Cox shifts onto his right foot and curls his effort outside of the post, bringing it back into the top corner.

Goal type: Long-Range
61/99
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Charlie Adam Mar 19, 2011

Adam swerves his free-kick over the Blackburn wall and directly into the postage stamp.

Goal type: Free-kick
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Raul Meireles Jan 22, 2011

A straightforward lash on the volley into the top corner from Meireles from 25 yards out.

Goal type: Volley
58/99
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The Greatest Goals scored in Season 2011/2012

Rank   Name
Fixture
Date
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Hatem Ben Arfa Apr 9, 2012

It begins with a razor sharp turn, continues with world-class dribbling, and ends with a neat finish. One of the great EPL individual goals.

Goal type: Individual
88/99
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Robin van Persie Dec 10, 2011

Alex Song flicks a ball over the top to Van Persie, who catches it sweetly on the volley, smashing in off the post.

Goal type: Volley
86/99
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Peter Crouch Mar 24, 2012

Crouch controls the ball and before it can drop volleys the ball back across his body into the far corner from an acute angle.

Goal type: Volley
84/99
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Bryan Ruiz Oct 23, 2011

Ruiz collects the ball on the left before steadying himself to float a glorious chip over Tim Howard and into the net.

Goal type: Special
82/99
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Papiss Cissé May 2, 2012

An bonkers goal from Cisse, who just smashes across the ball from the touchline and it somehow flies into the opposite top corner.

Goal type: Special
82/99
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Edin Džeko Aug 28, 2011

Dzeko rides two challenges before playing a one-two with Sergio Aguero to guide his effort into the top corner.

Goal type: Team
80/99
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Stephane Sessegnon Jan 21, 2012

Sessegnon plays a one-two out wide and floats his speculative shot beautifully into the far top corner.

Goal type: Team
75/99
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Papiss Cisse Apr 6, 2012

Cisse receives possession inside the box and, with the ball stuck in his feet, manages to dig out a cheeky chip over the goalkeeper.

Goal type: Special
75/99
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Fraizer Campbell Feb 1, 2012

Campbell's control skips up allowing him to catch his strike on the volley, flying into the net.

Goal type: Volley
70/99
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Ryan Taylor Nov 5, 2011

Taylor controls on his chest at the edge of the area, lets the ball bounce, and lashes it over the goalkeeper in off the bar.

Goal type: Long-Range
68/99
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Stiliyan Petrov Sep 10, 2011

Petrov collects the ball on the edge of the area and bends his shot expertly into the corner from 30 yards.

Goal type: Long-Range
62/99
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