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First Premier League Goalscorers - 2017

First Premier League Goalscorers - 2017

Much is made about top Premier League goalscorers since the rebrand, but which player scored your clubs first ever strike for those sides preparing for top flight life in 2017/18.

With Brighton and Huddersfield Town joining the Premier League ranks for the first time since the split back in 1992, two more names will go down in history when it comes to a clubs' first ever scorer in the self styled best league in the world and whilst there will have been plenty of bookmakers taking money on who those two individuals will be - this is how this particular historical table now looks after both promoted sides found the net.



With a nod to Talksport for doing the historical trawling here, from Arsenal down...

Club
Scorer
Opposition
Score
Year
Arsenal
Steve Bould
Norwich City
4-2 L
1992
Bournemouth
Callum Wilson
West Ham
4-3 W
2015
Brighton
Pascal Gross
West Bromwich
3-1 W
2017
Burnley
Robbie Blake
Manchester United
1-0 W
2009
Chelsea
Mick Harford
Oldham Athletic
1-1
1992
Crystal Palace
Mark Bright
Blackburn Rovers
3-3
1992
Everton
Barry Horne
Manchester United
1-1
1992
Huddersfield Town
Joel Ward (OG)
Crystal Palace
3-0 W
2017
Leicester City
Julian Joachim
Newcastle United
1-3 L
1994
Liverpool
Mark Walters
Sheffield United
2-1 W
1992
Manchester City
David White
Queens Park Rangers
1-1
1992
Manchester United
Mark Hughes
Sheffield United
2-1 L
1992
Newcastle United
Peter Atherton (OG)
Sheffield Wednesday
2-1 L
1993
Southampton
Matt Le Tissier
Queens Park Rangers
3-1 L
1992
Stoke City
Ricardo Fuller
Bolton Wanderers
1-2 L
2008
Swansea City
Scott Sinclair
West Bromwich
3-0 W
2011
Tottenham Hotspur
Gordon Durie
Crystal Palace
2-2
1992
Watford
Peter Kennedy
Wimbledon
3-2 L
1999
West Bromwich
Lee Marshall
Leeds United
3-1 L
2002
West Ham United
Dale Gordon
Coventry City
1-1
1993


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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Tuesday September 12 2017
Time: 9:00AM

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