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The Premier League's milestone goals

Published 06/11/2016

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, left, makes Premier League history
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, left, makes Premier League history

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the 25,000th Premier League goal on Sunday, for Manchester United at Swansea.

Here, Press Association Sport reviews the milestone goals in the competition.

1st: BRIAN DEANE, SHEFFIELD UNITED v Manchester United, 1992

100th: ERIC CANTONA, LEEDS v Tottenham, 1992

1,000th: MIKE NEWELL, Nottingham Forest v BLACKBURN, 1993

4,999th/5,000th: ANDY TOWNSEND, Southampton v ASTON VILLA & CHRIS SUTTON, Leicester v BLACKBURN, 1996*

10,000th: LES FERDINAND, TOTTENHAM v Fulham, 2001

20,000th: MARC ALBRIGHTON, ASTON VILLA v Arsenal, 2011

25,000th: ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC, Swansea v MANCHESTER UNITED, 2016

* Townsend and Sutton were credited with scoring at the same time on December 7, 1996.

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