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Who Scored The First Own Goal In The English Premiership History?

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Topaz2308 answers:

The first goal in League history is a subject of debate, although it is virtually certain that the landmark effort was tucked away by Aston Villa's Gershom Cox on 8 September 1888 - into his own net. Villa were playing at their Midlands rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers that day, on the first weekend of the Football League, and drew 1-1 after Cox scored his own goal and then his team-mate Tom Green equalised for Villa.

http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/news-and-comment/come-in-number-5000...


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