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Opening goalscorers of all Premier League seasons

10 Aug 2018
Briane Deane, Sheffield United

See which players have got their names first on the scoresheet in each PL campaign

Find below the opening goalscorers for each of the 27 Premier League seasons.

Please note that for the seasons to 2002/03 the goalscorers below are for the fastest goals scored on the first matchweek when there was no single opening match. 

SeasonMinutePlayerTeamOpp
1992/935DeaneSHUMUN
1993/9410BeagrieEVESOU
1994/952CampbellARSMCI
1995/965ShearerBLBQPR
EkokuWIMBOL
WilliamsonWHULEE
1996/974BjornebyeLIVMID
1997/982AsprillaNEWSHW
1998/997HeskeyLEIMUN
1999/0010CortWIMWAT
2000/019VenusIPSTOT
2001/0215NolanBOLLEI
2002/034RickettsBOLFUL
2003/0436DunnBIRTOT
2004/0538CisseLIVTOT
2005/0643 Van NistelrooyMUN EVE 
2006/0746 Hulse SHU LIV 
2007/08 90 Chopra SUN TOT 
2008/094NasriARSWBA
2009/1028HuntHULCHE
2010/1114KalinicBLAEVE
2011/1212SuarezLIVSUN
2012/138MichuSWAQPR
2013/1437SturridgeLIVSTK
2014/1528KiSWAMUN
2015/1622Walker (OG)MUNTOT
2016/1745DiomandeHULLEI
2017/182LacazetteARSLEI
2018/193PogbaMUNLEI

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