This article will tell you about the 10 greatest moments to have ever happened in Premier League
Since its inception in 1992, the English Premier League has given us countless unforgettable moments. From dramatic last-minute winners to stunning individual performances, the league has provided football fans with an endless supply of excitement and drama.
Narrowing down the top 10 moments in Premier League history is no easy task, but here are some of the most memorable and iconic moments that have left an indelible mark on the history of English football.
From Manchester United’s treble-winning season to Leicester City’s miraculous title win, these moments will be forever etched in the memories of football fans across the world.
Here are some of the greatest moments in Premier League history.
The final day of the 2011-2012 season saw Manchester City and rivals Manchester United both vying for the title. City were trailing QPR 2-1 in stoppage time, but two goals in injury time, including a last-gasp winner from Sergio Aguero, secured City’s first Premier League title in dramatic fashion.
2. Invincible Arsenal
In the 2003-2004 season, Arsenal went the entire campaign unbeaten, becoming the first team to achieve the feat since Preston North End in 1889. They won 26 matches and drew 12, finishing 11 points clear of second-placed Chelsea.
3. Leicester’s Miracle
Leicester City’s 2015-2016 title win is one of the most remarkable in sporting history. The team, who narrowly avoided relegation the previous season, were 5000-1 outsiders to win the title. However, behind the goals of Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez, they defied the odds to claim the Premier League crown.
4. Steven Gerrard’s Slip
Liverpool were on the verge of ending their Premier League title drought in the 2013-2014 season, but a costly slip by captain Steven Gerrard allowed Chelsea to score and swing the momentum of the title race in Manchester City’s favor.
5. Beckham’s Free-kick against Wimbledon
David Beckham’s goal from the halfway line against Wimbledon in the 1996-1997 season is one of the most iconic moments in Premier League history. The audacious strike, which saw him lob the goalkeeper from the halfway line, announced the arrival of one of English football’s most talented players.
6. Eric Cantona’s Kung-fu Kick
In 1995, Eric Cantona, one of Manchester United’s greatest ever players, was sent off for a foul during a match against Crystal Palace. As he walked towards the tunnel, he launched himself into the crowd, kung-fu kicking a fan who had been taunting him.
Cantona received a nine-month ban for his actions, but the incident remains one of the most infamous moments in Premier League history.
7. Manchester United’s Treble
In 1999, Manchester United won the Premier League, FA Cup, and Champions League, becoming the first English team to achieve the treble.
Their dramatic 2-1 victory over Bayern Munich in the Champions League final, with two injury-time goals, is one of the most memorable moments in the club’s history.
8. Vinnie Jones’ Grab
In a match against Newcastle United in 1992, Wimbledon midfielder Vinnie Jones was caught on camera grabbing the testicles of Newcastle striker Paul Gascoigne.
The incident, which took place during the early days of the Premier League, shocked fans and earned Jones a reputation as one of the league’s most notorious hard men.
9. The Battle of Old Trafford
The 2003-2004 season saw Manchester United and Arsenal compete for the title, but their match at Old Trafford descended into chaos when United’s Ruud van Nistelrooy missed a penalty in injury time.
Arsenal players, including Martin Keown and Lauren, confronted van Nistelrooy, sparking a brawl that led to red cards for Arsenal’s Patrick Vieira and United’s Roy Keane.
10. Alan Shearer’s Record
In 1995, Blackburn Rovers striker Alan Shearer broke the Premier League scoring record with his 34th goal of the season. Shearer finished the campaign with 34 league goals, helping Blackburn to finish in the top four on the PL points table.