Erling Haaland equals Premier League record with 50th Manchester City goal

Erling Haaland celebrates after scoring for Manchester City against Fulham in April 2023.
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Erling Haaland has equalled the record for the most goals in a Premier League season, scoring from the penalty spot to give Manchester City the lead away to Fulham.

Haaland's third-minute opener was his 50th goal this term in all competitions – and his 34th in the Premier League, equalling the all-time high first set by Andy Cole for Newcastle in 1993/94, then by Alan Shearer for Blackburn in 1994/95.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...