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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

PlayerDate ScoredAge at 100th goal
Peter Crouch01/02/201736 yrs, 2 days
Ryan Giggs28/11/200935 yrs, 364 days
Paul Scholes06/03/201035 yrs, 110 days
Teddy Sheringham28/10/200034 years, 210 days
Didier Drogba10/03/201234 years, 0 days
Ian Wright13/09/199733 years, 315 days
Dion Dublin23/11/200233 years, 215 days
Steven Gerrard19/10/201333 Years, 142 days
Matthew Le Tissier19/05/200132 Years, 217 days
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink27/03/200432 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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