Monday 23 September 2013

On this day: September

In the series on Premier League's history, premierleague.com looks at significant events

Clubs have fought for the Barclays Premier League trophy for 21 seasons

Premierleague.com rifles through the annals of the Barclays Premier League to find significant events.

30 September 2006 – Robin van Persie volley beats Charlton
A stunning volley from Robin van Persie allowed Arsenal to claim a 2-1 win over Charlton Athletic at The Valley. Read more >>

On this day 29 - September 2001 Spurs 3-5 Man Utd
Manchester United recovered from being 3-0 down at half-time to beat Tottenham Hotspur 5-3 at White Hart Lane in one of the greatest comebacks in the history of the Barclays Premier League. Read more >>

On this day 28 September 2008 - Portsmouth 2-0 Spurs
Jermain Defoe and Peter Crouch scored against their former club Tottenham Hotspur as 2008 FA Cup winners Portsmouth moved to the top half of the Barclays Premier League with victory. Read more >>

On this day 27 September 1999 - Campbell the hero
An early goal from Kevin Campbell was enough to give Everton a victory in a lively Merseyside derby at Anfield. Read more >>

26 September 2009 - Wigan shock Chelsea
Wigan Athletic achieved one of the shock results of the season by overcoming Chelsea with a remarkable 3-1 victory at the DW Stadium. Read more >>

25 September 1993 - Everton 1-5 Norwich City
Efan Ekoku became the first player in the Barclays Premier League to score four goals. Read more >>

24 September 2005 - Cisse earns a draw at Birmingham
Liverpool claimed a point at St Andrew's thanks to a late penalty from striker Djibril Cisse. Read more >>

23 September 1995 - Bergkamp starts firing
Arsenal’s summer signing Dennis Bergkamp got off the mark in spectacular style with two excellent goals in a 4-2 victory over Southampton at Highbury Stadium. Read more >>

22 September - Magpies swoop for Lee
Kevin Keegan signed Charlton Athletic midfielder Rob Lee for a £700,000 fee as he sought to guide Newcastle United into the Premier League. Read more >>

21 September - Winterburn's winner at Chelsea
A Nigel Winterburn screamer gave Arsenal a memorable victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Read more >>

20 September 2006 - Alonso scores from own half
Xabi Alonso scored with an outrageous strike from his own half as Liverpool triumphed 2-0 against Newcastle United. Read more >>

19 September 1999 - Shearer hits five
Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer equalled the record of number of goals scored in one Barclays Premier League match as his five goals helped his side thump Sheffield Wednesday in Sir Bobby Robson's first home match in charge. Read more >>

18 September 2000 - Ranieri takes Chelsea reins
Claudio Ranieri took over as head coach of Chelsea three days after the exit of fellow Italian Gianluca Vialli from his post at Stamford Bridge. Read more >>

17 September 1993 - Julian Dicks moves to Anfield
With a desire to increase the steel in his defence Liverpool manager Graeme Souness brought in West Ham United defender Julian Dicks with David Burrows and Mike Marsh travelling in the opposite direction. Read more >>

16 September 2002 - Blues win memorable derby
Newly promoted Birmingham City emphatically defeated city rivals Aston Villa 3-0 in their first ever meeting in the Barclays Premier League. Read more >>

15 September 2003 - Dickov double sinks Leeds
Leicester City claimed their first victory of the season over Leeds United at what was then the Walkers Stadium, now the King Power Stadium. Read more >>

14 September 2002 - Rio's unhappy Leeds return
It was an unhappy return to Leeds United for Rio Ferdinand as Manchester United succumbed to a second successive Barclays Premier League defeat at Elland Road. Read more >>

13 September 2004 - Newcastle United appoint Souness
Grame Souness was confirmed as the new manager of Newcastle United after a poor start to the 2004/05 season had led to the exit of Bobby Robson. Read more >>

12 September 1998 - Ljungberg heads to Arsenal
Arsenal secured the services of Swedish international Freddie Ljungberg from BK Halmstad and he went on to make a huge impact in a successful nine-year spell in North London.  Read more >>

11 September 2012 - Karagounis moves to Fulham
Fulham added experience to their midfield with the signing of Greece captain Giorgos Karagounis on a free transfer. Read more >>

10 September 1992 - Villa sign Saunders
After protracted negotiations Dean Saunders completed his £2.25m move from Liverpool to Aston Villa. Read more >>

9 September 1998 - West Ham 3-4 Wimbledon
Wimbledon recover from being 3-0 down after 27 minutes at the Boleyn Ground. Read more >>

8 September 1998 - Paul Merson joins Aston Villa
A year after ending his 12-year professional association with Arsenal, Paul Merson secured a move to fellow Barclays Premier League side Aston Villa after helping Middlesbrough gain promotion to the top flight in his first season away from Highbury. Read more >>

7 September 1996 - Boro cruise past Coventry City 4-0
Middlesbrough continued their impressive start to the 1996/97 campaign as Fabrizio Ravanelli and Juninho inspired them to victory at the Riverside Stadium. Read more >>

6 September 2002 - Peter Schmeichel makes City switch
Manchester City swooped for a former rival by signing ex-Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel from Aston Villa. Read more >>

5 September 1994 - Radebe lands at Leeds
Howard Wilkinson signed Lucas Radebe from Johannesburg side Kaizer Chiefs as one half of a double-signing including fellow South African Philemon Masinga. Read more >>

4 September 2008 - Keegan resigns as Newcastle manager
Kevin Keegan resigned from his post as Newcastle United manager eight months in to his second spell as manager at St James' Park. Read more >>

3 September 1999 - Xavier joins Everton
Abel Xavier became Everton’s fourth signing of the summer when the right-back joined Walter Smith’s Toffees from PSV Eindhoven. Read more >>

2 September 1999 - Bobby Robson named Newcastle United manager
Five days after the resignation of Ruud Gullit, Newcastle United announced the appointment of Bobby Robson as the Dutchman’s successor as manager. Read more >>

1 September 2003 - Chelsea announce arrival of Makelele
Chelsea announced that they had signed Claude Makelele from Real Madrid just minutes before the transfer window was due to shut. Read more >>

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