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Age is no barrier as Crouch hits PL century

2 Feb 2017
Stoke City 1-1 Everton

Stoke City striker becomes 26th, and oldest, player to reach 100 Premier League goals

Peter Crouch became the oldest player to score a century of Premier League goals when he reached the landmark during Wednesday night's 1-1 draw with Everton.

The Stoke City striker met Marko Arnautovic's centre in the seventh minute at the bet365 Stadium to become the 26th player to join the exclusive '100 club' and he marked the moment in style with his famous robot celebration.

Oldest players at time of 100th PL goal

Player Date Scored Age at 100th goal
Peter Crouch 01/02/2017 36 yrs, 2 days
Ryan Giggs 28/11/2009 35 yrs, 364 days
Paul Scholes 06/03/2010 35 yrs, 110 days
Teddy Sheringham 28/10/2000 34 years, 210 days
Didier Drogba 10/03/2012 34 years, 0 days
Ian Wright 13/09/1997 33 years, 315 days
Dion Dublin 23/11/2002 33 years, 215 days
Steven Gerrard 19/10/2013 33 Years, 142 days
Matthew Le Tissier 19/05/2001 32 Years, 217 days
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink 27/03/2004 32 Years, 0 days

Crouch struck his century at the age of 36 years and two days, only three days older than Manchester United's Ryan Giggs was when he reached 100 goals.

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