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Southampton forward Shane Long scores fastest goal in Premier League history and it took less time than an Usain Bolt race

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Southampton forward Shane Long scored the fastest goal in Premier League history on Tuesday.
Long took advantage of a misplayed ball from Watford, leaping in front of an errant pass to deflect the ball towards the goal with no one back to stop him.
Long deposited a simple shot past the keeper just 7.69 seconds into the match, giving Southampton the earlier 1-0 lead in EPL history.
The goal breaks a record set by Tottenham forward Ledley King in 2000 when King scored just 10 seconds into the match.
To put the goal in perspective, Usain Bolt needed 9.81 seconds to win gold in the 100 meters...
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Long scores quickest Premier League goal at 7.69 seconds

Long scores quickest Premier League goal at 7.69 seconds

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

WATFORD, England - Shane Long has scored the fastest-ever goal in a Premier League game, netting after less than eight seconds for Southampton against Watford.
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Watch: Shane Long Scores Fastest Goal in Premier League History

1 month ago   |   By SI

Southampton found the net seven seconds into the match despite not starting with the ball.
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Shane Long records fastest goal in Premier League history

1 month ago   |   By NBC Sports

The start of the game was just 7 seconds Long.
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