Chris Sutton – 13 seconds – The 1994/95 season that saw Blackburn Rovers win the league title also saw one half of the SAS partnership alongside Alan Shearer score after just 13 seconds against Everton.
Dwight Yorke – 13 seconds – The striker went on to form a lethal partnership alongside Andy Cole at Manchester United but this goal came for Aston Villa in a 3-0 victory over Coventry City.
Mark Viduka – 11.1 seconds – Normally considered a rather lazy front man, the Australian was too quick for Charlton Athletic in 2001 in a 2-1 victory for Leeds at The Valley.
Alan Shearer – 10.4 seconds – The Premier League’s top goal scorer of all time is second in the list after his goal against Manchester City in 2003 in a 2-0 win at St James’ Park.
Ledley King – 10 seconds – The fastest goal of all time remains King’s for Tottenham against Bradford City back in 2000 in a game where Spurs threw away a 3-1 lead to draw 3-3. The goal can be seen in the video below.
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