Ever since Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Mark Crossley fumbled the ball into the back of his own net, there have been over 1,000 own-goals scored in Premier League history with somewhat a race developing to become the one to score the most Premier League own goals by a player.
In this podcast, we are going to take a closer look at those legends of the game who’s moments of shame have mainly made us smile, as well as drop in a few bits of knowledge on the history of own goals in the Premier League.
This podcast originally appeared as an article on The Analyst in December 2021.
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