English Premier League is one of the three most prestigious and most popular league football competition which is also most watched and renowned competition. Most of the clubs which used to take part in the competition are very famous where Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Leicester City are the most popular. There are different aged players from different countries playing for the clubs. Today our topic is to find out the top 10 Youngest goal Scorers in Premier League competition.
There are many top rated players are playing in the Premier League and they used to score goals regularly. But when it comes to the youngest goal scorers, we might find difficult to learn the names. There are many top rated players played in EPL where Cristiano Ronaldo, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and some others. They also scored plenty of goals there but they are not in the list of youngest goal scorers in Premier League. So, let’s check the list below where we provide top 10 Youngest Goal Scorers in Premier League.
Top 10 Youngest Goal Scorers in Premier League History
01. James Vaughan
James Vaughan is officially known as James Oliver Vaughan is currently 30 years old and playing for the team of Wigan Athletic. He is the most youngest Goal Scorers in Premier League. At the age of 16 years and 270 days, he scored against Crystal Palace. Then he played for Everton. The game date was 10th April, 2005. James Vaughan is England by birth and started his professional career with Everton. He played for different Premier League clubs in his career like Derby County, Leicester City, Crystal Palace, Norwich City, Huddersfield Town and so on. He yet to make international debut with England national team but played for England under 17, under 19 and under 21 teams.
2. James Milner
James Milner is also known as James Philip Milner who is a professional footballer and currently playing for Premier League club Liverpool. He is currently 32 years old but he is still one of the youngest goal scorers in Premier League competition. At the age of his 16 years and 346 days, he played for Leeds United and then he scored a goal against Sunderland. The match took place in 26th December 2002. Later, Milner played for number of Premier League clubs and in 2015, he has arrived at Anfield. Besides, he also played for England national team since 2009 to 2016.
3. Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney is a very renowned face in English football as well as in football World. He played for England national football team for many years. He is currently 32 years old and at the end of his professional career. He is still one of the youngest Premier League goalscorer. He started his professional career in 2002 with Everton and at the age of 16 years 351 days, he scored goal against Arsenal. In 19th October, 2002 the match between Everton and Arsenal took place.
4. Cesc Fabregas
Cesc Fabregas is a Spanish national team player but he started his professional career in Premier League. In 2003 he joined at the Gunners and became one of the youngest goal scorers in Premier League. At the age of 17th years 114 days he played against Blackburn Rovers and scored the goal. He is standing on 4th position considering youngest goalscorer in Premier League.
5. Michael Owen
Michael Owen is a retired professional footballer who played as striker. He played for different renowned clubs in his professional career. Besides, he is one of the youngest goal scorers in Premier League. While playing for the Liverpool, at the age of 17th years 114 days, he scored goal against Wimbledon. He also played for real Madrid, Newcastle United, Manchester United and Stoke City. However, he played for England national team till 2008.
6. Andy Turner
Andy Turner is a former professional football player who started his club career with English club Tottenham Hotspur. While playing with them he scored goal against Everton in 5th September 1992. In the meantime, he was 17 years and 166 days old. It has made him as one of the Youngest Goal Scorers in Premier League.
7. Federico Macheda
Federico Macheda is an Italian professional football player though he yet to get chance to play for Italian national team. He is playing as forward. He started his club career with Manchester United in 2008 and at the age of 17 years 226 days, he scored goal against Aston Villa. The match between Aston Villa and Manchester United took place in 5th April, 2009. That makes him as one of the most Youngest Goal Scorers in Premier League.
8. Raheem Sterling
Raheem Sterling or Raheem Shaquille Sterling is Jamaican by birth but an English professional footballer who is playing as winger or attacking midfielder. He is now 23 years old but already become very famous. He is currently playing for Manchester City but started his professional career with Liverpool in 2012. He stayed at the Anfield for three seasons. While playing with them, he scored goal against Reading when he was 17 years 317 days old. So, he has earned a place amongst the Youngest Goal Scorers in Premier League by standing on 8th position so far.
9. Mikael Forssell
Mikael Forssell is a German by birth but he is a former Finland professional footballer. He played as striker. He started his professional club career with HJK but later in 1998, he joined Chelsea. While playing with the Blues, he scored goal against Nottingham Forest when he was 17 years 342 days old. So, he is in the list of Youngest Goal Scorers in Premier League and holding the 9th position there.
10. Danny Cadamarteri
Danny Cadamarteri is a former English professional football player and played as forward. In his professional club career, he played for plenty of English clubs but started with Everton in 1996. He did not play for the England national team but played for England Under 18 and Under 21 teams. While playing with Everton, he scored goal against Barnsley in 20th September, 1997 and ny then he was 17 years 344 days old. He is one of the most Youngest Goal Scorers in Premier League.