'I'm one of only two players to score 100 goals in the Premier League without taking a penalty': Former Liverpool striker discusses 'special' record

Muzzy Izzet, Emile Heskey, Ian Marshall and Matt Elliott of Leicester City celebrate during the UEFA Cup First Round match at the Vincente Calderon in Madrid, Spain. Athletico Madrid won the match 2-1. \ Mandatory Credit: Ben Radford/Allsport
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Since the inception of the Premier League in 1992, 34 players have entered into the exclusive 100 club by scoring a century of goals - but only two have ever done so without taking a penalty in the English top flight: Les Ferdinand and Emile Heskey. 

While Sadio Mane, Peter Crouch and Andy Cole all bagged 100 times for their respective clubs without a penalty goal on their record, all three also missed from 12 yards on one occasion each in the Premier League. That, therefore, leaves just Ferdinand and Heskey part of an even more exclusive club than the 100 club.

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