Who will comply with Kane as new yr’s first scorer?


Harry Kane started his record-breaking 2017 by scoring the yr’s first two Premier League targets.

As we wait to find his successor in 2018, Soccer Paradise seems to be again on the first strike of every calendar yr within the Premier League.

1993: Mark Brennan, Ipswich 1 OLDHAM 2

Mark Brennan in action for Oldham
Mark Brennan offered a uncommon spotlight in Oldham’s transient Premier League keep (Barry Coombs/EMPICS)

1994: Tim Breacker, Everton Zero WEST HAM 1

The total-back’s sixth-minute header took the honours after Manchester United and Leeds drew Zero-Zero earlier on New Yr’s Day.

1995: Mick Harford, WIMBLEDON 2 Everton 1

Harford scored the yr’s first two targets inside eight minutes.

1996: John Ebbrell, Wimbledon 2 EVERTON three

The midfielder pounced within the first minute on New Yr’s Day.

1997: Alan Shearer, NEWCASTLE three Leeds Zero

A fourth-minute volley noticed Newcastle edge out rivals Sunderland, and Michael Bridges, by two minutes.

Alan Shearer scores against Leeds
Alan Shearer, left, fires residence the primary Premier League objective of 1997 (Owen Humphreys/PA)

1998: Paolo Di Canio, SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 2 Newcastle 1

Everton’s Nick Barmby and West Ham’s Frank Lampard scored elsewhere inside 5 minutes however Di Canio was off the mark inside 60 seconds.

1999: Hassan Kachloul, SOUTHAMPTON three Charlton 1 / Jason Euell, WIMBLEDON 2 Derby 1

Each gamers struck within the eighth minute of their respective 3pm kick-offs.

2000: Branko Strupar, DERBY 2 Watford Zero

Branko Strupar celebrates scoring against Watford
Branko Strupar, left, struck twice in 2000’s opener (Adam Davy/EMPICS)

The Belgian took simply two minutes to attain the primary Premier League objective of the 21st century, his first of two within the sport.

2001: Marcus Stewart, Sunderland Four IPSWICH 1

2002: Marcus Bent, IPSWICH three Charlton 2

Bent exceeded even Harford’s 1995 effort with two targets within the first 5 minutes on New Yr’s Day.

2003: Juan Sebastian Veron (og), SUNDERLAND 1 Manchester United 2

Juan Sebastian Veron scores an own goal against Sunderland
A second to neglect for Juan Sebastian Veron in 2003 (Martin Rickett/PA)

The Argentina playmaker inadvertently nodded in Gavin McCann’s deflected shot for an unlikely opener.

2004: Juan Pablo Angel, ASTON VILLA 2 Portsmouth 1

2005: Andy Cole, FULHAM three Crystal Palace 1

Liverpool and Chelsea kicked off at 12.45 however Joe Cole’s 80th-minute winner there was trumped by his namesake’s fourth-minute strike within the 2pm conflict.

2006: Steven Davis, West Brom 1 ASTON VILLA 2

2007: Peter Crouch, LIVERPOOL three Bolton Zero

Peter Crouch, left, scores against Bolton
Peter Crouch, left, offered a spectacular begin to 2007 (Jon Buckle/EMPICS)

The England beanpole’s unlikely speciality was on present as his bicycle kick broke Bolton’s resistance after an hour.

2008: Danny Murphy (pen), FULHAM 1 Chelsea 2

2009: Curtis Davies, ASTON VILLA 2 West Brom 1

2010: Tuncay Sanli, STOKE three Fulham 2

2011: Wayne Rooney, West Brom 1 MANCHESTER UNITED 2

Rooney nodded in Patrice Evra’s cross three minutes into the 12.45 kick-off.

2012: Victor Anichebe, West Brom Zero EVERTON 1

2013: Dimitar Berbatov, West Brom 1 FULHAM 2

Albion have been on the receiving finish for a 3rd straight yr and fifth out of eight.

2014: Fernandinho, Swansea 2 MANCHESTER CITY three

2015: Ryan Shawcross, STOKE 1 Manchester United 1

2016: Michail Antonio, WEST HAM 2 Liverpool Zero

Within the 10th minute Antonio gained a deal with close to his personal nook flag and, barely 20 seconds later, headed in Enner Valencia’s cross.

2017: Harry Kane, Watford 1 TOTTENHAM Four

Full-back Kieran Trippier laid on the primary two of Kane’s eventual 39 league targets within the yr in little over half an hour.

2018: Brighton and Bournemouth have the primary chew of the cherry, kicking off at 12.30 within the first of 5 New Yr’s Day video games.

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