Will Ryan Giggs or Tony Yeboah make your list?
The newbie volley, the overhead kick, the traditional team relocation – these are the objectives that stand apart in the memory, however who has scored the greatest objective of the Premier League era?
That was the subject gone over by Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Ian Wright on the brand-new
Match of The Day: Top 10 podcast.
Shearer and Wright each made their own lists of the top 10 goals scored in the Premier League or FA Cup because the 1992-93 season – there’s a lot of crossover on both lists and you can read what they thought of the 14 goals selected by the set listed below.
To hear which 10 goals Shearer and Wright both picked for their final selections, ensure you
listen to the podcast on BBC Sounds.
Meanwhile, here are the 10 in order, as selected by BBC Sport readers.
Dennis Bergkamp: Newcastle 0-2 Toolbox (Premier League) 2 March 2002 Shearer: “No-one has ever scored an objective like that and I do not believe anybody will ever score it again. Wright: “The pass was behind him and he has to improvise, and due to the fact that he was such a great technician, he scored one of the biggest goals I have ever seen. Ryan Giggs: Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United (FA Cup) 14 April 1999
With the semi-final poised at 1-1, and just 11 minutes of extra time staying, Ryan Giggs handled the entire Arsenal defence, jinking previous four protectors before smashing the ball past a powerless David Seafarer to send his side through.
Shearer: ” It is such an iconic goal with his capability and the method he runs and commemorates.” Wright: “It was the significance of it, and how that team declined to be beaten. Ryan Giggs came off the bench and Patrick Vieira provided the ball away, but I thought it was great due to the fact that he was still in his own half. He begins running and no one engages with him, and as soon as he gets going he just gets through them. He had to go high to beat David Seaman which is what he did. It’s probably among the best goals in FA Cup history.” Tony Yeboah: Leeds United 1-0 Liverpool (Premier League) 21 August 1995
With the second half at Elland Roadway simply five minutes old, Leeds took the lead through Tony Yeboah, who thundered a right-footed volley in off the crossbar, with a strike that checked the frame of the objective to its max.
Wright: “Leeds were an amazing team at the time. It was live on tv, and the ball was boiling down to him but he hit it so powerfully it went over David James and it was a gorgeous strike of the football.” Paolo di Canio: West Ham 2-1 Wimbledon (Premier League) 26 March 2000
In a London derby between West Ham and Wimbledon, the Hammers’ Trevor Sinclair floats a long ball into package, which is acrobatically met by Paolo di Canio. The talismanic Italian manage a spectacular volley with both feet off the ground.
Shearer: “We talk about enjoying the ball and he has actually hit it with his best foot with the ended the ground. To get that connection, it was an amazing volley.” Wright: “It was a goal we have not seen before and we have not seen it considering that. That is why he has to be identified for the audacity of the goal. With the ideal foot you might quickly get it wrong, but he adjusted himself in the air.” Matt Le Tissier: Southampton 2-1 Newcastle United (Premier League) 24 October 1993
With the ball headed simply behind him, Southampton’s Matt le Tissier had to improvise by snapping the ball up with his left foot, before lifting the ball over a second defender with his right and calmly slotting the ball past Mike Hooper.
Shearer: “He snapped it over one defender with his left foot and after that snapped it over another defender with his right. To have the balance, the composure and the capability to choose his spot in the corner and slot it as coolly as he did, was marvelous. There were a lot of things with that objective that might have gone wrong.” Jack Wilshere: Toolbox 4-1 Norwich City (Premier League) 19 October 2013 Shearer: “It was a great team goal. Wright: “Arsenal have been associated with that kind of goal through the years. Robin van Persie: Manchester United 3-0 Aston Villa (Premier League) 22 April 2013
Manchester United finished up a 20 th league title in design as Robin van Persie scored a first-half hat-trick against Aston Villa, The pick of the three was an unstoppable left-footed volley as the Dutchman ran onto Wayne Rooney’s identify cross.
Shearer: “The pass from Rooney inside his own half and after that the ball came over his shoulder. He was needing to view it all the way however he has likewise timed his go to remain onside to excellence. He has actually caught that volley coming by his shoulder and pinged it past the goalkeeper without bouncing.” Wright: “For him to capture it like he did, it is extraordinary strategy.” Luis Suarez: Liverpool 1-1 Newcastle United (Premier League) 4 November 2012 Wright: “This ball has come from 60 lawns and he has managed it on his shoulder, and in the space of two lawns, he has taken it around the keeper and scored. Trevor Sinclair: QPR 3-2 Barnsley (FA Cup) 25 January 1997
There seemed little threat as David Bardsley’s cross drifted towards the edge of the Barnsley box in their 1997 fourth-round FA Cup connect away to QPR, but Trevor Sinclair’s 20- yard bike kick – audacious, acrobatic and accurate – left the Tykes’ defence in a state of disbelief.
Shearer: ” He was outside the box. It was the very best ever overhead kick I have actually seen.” Wright: “He was on the edge of the location, in around the D, and he captured it so tidy. I believe it is the very best overhead kick I have actually ever seen.” Matt Le Tissier: Blackburn Rovers 3-2 Southampton (Premier League) 10 December 1994
Although Southampton lost at Ewood Park, Matt Le Tissier was at his scintillating finest as he jinked one way, and after that the other, before drilling the ball into the top corner from long range for his 2nd objective of the game.
Shearer: “Whenever he scored goals like this in games, I was never shocked due to the fact that I saw him do it day in, day out in training while we were together at Southampton.” Wright: “He selected the ball up in and around the centre circle. He went around 2 protectors so elegantly and he put it in the leading corner. It was simply simple and easy.” Thierry Henry: Toolbox 1-0 Manchester United (Premier League) 1 October 2000
With half an hour addressed Highbury, the French striker flicked the ball up on the edge of the area, rotated and let loose an intense volley over Manchester United keeper Fabien Barthez.
Shearer: ” You have actually got a split-second to choose what you are going to make with the ball. You may already have a picture in your head of players to the left and the right however he flicked it as much as perfection and after that to get the accuracy on the swivel, it was sensational.” Wright: ” The appeal of this objective was that Gary Neville was so tight and he needed to improvise like he did. It is why he is so terrific and why people pay their money to see him. He snapped it up and volleyed it in the corner. Spectacular.” Andros Townsend: Manchester City 2-3 Crystal Palace (Premier League) 22 December 2018
Andros Townsend smashed house a sublime 30- backyard volley to assist Crystal Palace cause a shock by claiming their very first win at Manchester City for precisely 28 years.
Shearer: ” You try these things in training and from time to time you catch one sweet. That volley from Andros was as sweet as you’re going to see. It was just the middle of the foot. Perfect.” Wright: “The trajectory at which the ball came, for him to strike it so clean, it was ideal. It was the sweetest strike I believe you will ever see. He cleaned the ball.” Vincent Kompany: Manchester City 1-0 Leicester (Premier League) 6 May 2019 Shearer: ” This was about the timing of it and how they needed that piece of magic from their captain. Wayne Rooney: Manchester United 2-1 Newcastle (Premier League) 24 April 2005
With Manchester United behind in the video game, Wayne Rooney had actually withstood a frustrating afternoon, until he satisfied Peter Ramage’s cleaning header with a fierce volley with the outside of his right foot to beat Shay Offered from 25 yards.
Shearer: ” I was playing in that video game.