Friday, January 30, 2009

The Friday List of Little or No Consequence #98

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18 Football Players That Scored On Their Debuts *

1. Emmanuel Adebayor (Arsenal)
2. Craig Bellamy (Manchester City)
3. Lee Bowyer (Leeds United)
4. Lee Chapman (Leeds United)
5. Jermaine Defoe (West Ham, Tottenham, Portsmouth, Tottenham (again))
6. Jimmy-Floyd Hasselbaink (Leeds United)
7. Robbie Fowler (Liverpool)
8. Jimmy Greaves (Chelsea, Milan, Tottenham, West Ham and England)
9. Emile Heskey (Aston Villa)
10. Kevin Keegan (Liverpool)
11. Harry Kewell (Galatasaray)
12. Freddie Ljungberg (Arsenal)
13. Mido (Middlesbrough, Wigan Athletic and Egypt)
14. Michael Owen (Liverpool)
15. Robinho (Manchester City)
16. Alan Shearer (England)
17. Ian Wright (Arsenal)
18. Shaun Wright-Philips (Manchester City (2nd time around) and England)

* (not including loan spells or pre-season friendlies)

...and once again we're indebted to our good friend Simon Harriyott for coming up with the suggestion for today's 'Friday List' along with some of the names to go on it. Cheers Simon!

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4 comments: said...

Jonathan Woodgate scored on his debut for Real Madrid :-)

tom said...

Wayne Rooney scored a Hat-trick against Fenerbah├že on his Man United debut.

Chris O said...

You're quite right on both counts, fellas! Woodgate, as we know, chose the wrong end for his Real debut and got himself sent off too. There's quality for ya...

Rooney picked the right end for his debut goal at United *and* stayed on the pitch for the duration, remarkably...

sp3ktor said...

It should also be noted that No 16 on the list, Alan Shearer, scored a hat-trick on his debut for Southampton, in a 4-2 win against Arsenal.


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