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The 10 Oldest Goal Scorers In English Premier League History

1.Teddy Sheringham (40 years, 268 days old)

Edward Paul Sheringham MBE is an English football manager and former player. He is currently head coach of Indian Super League team ATK. Sheringham played as a forward, mostly as a second striker, in a 24-year professional career. He scored a late consolation for West Ham in a 2-1 defeat by his former side Portsmouth on Boxing Day 2006.

2. Dean Windass (39 years, 236 days old)

Dean Windass is an English former professional footballer who played as a striker. He is best known for his spells at Bradford City and contributing to his hometown team Hull City’s promotion to the Premier League in 2008.

3. Ryan Giggs (39 years, 87 days old)

Ryan Joseph Giggs, OBE is a Welsh football coach and former player who is the co-owner of Salford City. He played his entire professional career for Manchester United. As at 9th January 2014, Ryan Giggs last Premiership goal was in February 2013 with Man Utd winning 2-0 against QPR.

4. Stuart Pearce (38 years, 216 days old)

Stuart Pearce MBE is an English football manager and player. He is an assistant manager to David Moyes at West Ham United. He scored the second goal as West Ham defeated Southampton in a thrilling 3-2 victory at the Dell.

5. Graham Alexander (38 years, 183 days old)

Graham Alexander is a former professional footballer. He is the manager of League One club Scunthorpe United. Burnley’s spot kick king with five league goals and the last against Arsenal in a 1-1 draw at Turf Moor.

6. Mark Hughes (38 years, 149 days old)

Leslie Mark Hughes, OBE is a Welsh football manager and former player. He is the current manager of English Premier League club Stoke City. Despite being player/manager of Wales, Hughes scored his final career goal for Blackburn in a 2-1 defeat to Leicester City.

7. Tugay Kerimoğlu (38 years and 98 days)

Tugay Kerimoğlu is a Turkish former footballer who is a current manager of Şanlıurfaspor and played the majority of his career for Galatasaray and Blackburn Rovers. fans favourite Tugay final goal for Rovers was a spectacular strike against Portsmouth in November 2008.

8. Mick Harford (38 years and 35 days)

Michael Gordon Harford, is an English former football player turned manager. He is currently the chief recruitment officer at Luton Town, a club where he has spent a large portion of both his playing and non-playing career. At his 11th club the well travelled striker scored his final Premier League goal for the Crazy Gang in a 1-1 draw against West Ham in 1997.

9. Gary Speed (37 years, 351 days old)
As a player, he is best known for his spell between 1988 and 1996 at Leeds United where he won the English Football League First Division Championship in 1992, and also for his spell between 1998 and 2004 at Newcastle United as well as three and a half years at Bolton Wanderers during their days under Sam Allardyce’s management. The midfielder scored his final Premier League goal at the Reebok Stadium in a 3-0 victory against Reading in August 2007.

10. Peter Schmeichel (37 years, 377 days old)

Peter Bolesław Schmeichel MBE is a Danish former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper, and was voted the IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper in 1992 and 1993. Schmeichel became the first goalkeeper to score a Premier League goal while playing for Aston Villa in a 3-2 defeat to Everton in October 2001.


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