Premier League Top scorers - England 1996/1997

The winning top scorer in Premier League (EPL), England (or FA Premier League as the league was called back then) during the season 1996/1997 was Alan Shearer with 25 goals scored.

EPL best goal scorers 1996/1997

Season:
# Player Team Age Nationality Goals
1. Alan Shearer Newcastle 26 England 25
2. Ian Wright Arsenal 33 England 23
3. Ole Gunnar Solskjær Manchester United 24 Norway 18
  Robbie Fowler Liverpool 22 England 18
5. Dwight Yorke Aston Villa 25 Trinidad and Tobago 17
6. Fabrizio Ravanelli Middlesbrough 28 Italy 16
  Les Ferdinand Newcastle 30 England 16
8. Dion Dublin Coventry 28 England 13
  Matt Le Tissier Southampton 28 England 13
10. Dennis Bergkamp Arsenal 28 Netherlands 12
  Juninho Paulista Middlesbrough 24 Brazil 12
  Stan Collymore Liverpool 26 England 12
  Steve Claridge Leicester 31 England 12
14. Chris Sutton Blackburn 24 England 11
  Dean Sturridge Derby 23 England 11
  Efan Ekoku Wimbledon 29 Nigeria 11
  Éric Cantona Manchester United 30 France 11
18. Andy Booth Sheffield Wednesday 23 England 10
  Duncan Ferguson Everton 25 Scotland 10
  Egil Østenstad Southampton 25 Norway 10
  Emile Heskey Leicester 19 England 10
  Kevin Gallacher Blackburn 30 Scotland 10
  Savo Milosevic Aston Villa 23 Serbia 10
The age of the players is when the season ended at 11 May 1997

17 August 1996 was the starting date for the Premier League (FA Premier League) season 1996/1997, and the final games were played 11 May 1997. More information and the winning top scorers in Premier League between the seasons 1989/1990-2021/2022 here.

Scored hat-tricks in Premier League, season 1996/1997

In total there were 12 scored hat-tricks during the season 1996/1997 in Premier League, England. All players scoring these hat-tricks (or more than 3 goals), and the matches they scored it in, are listed here.

Player, Team Match Goals
Paul Kitson
West Ham
West Ham - Sheffield Wednesday 5-1
Sat 3 may 1997
3
4', 12', 88'
Kevin Gallacher
Blackburn
Blackburn - Wimbledon 3-1
Sat 15 march 1997
3
6', 26', 57'
Fabrizio Ravanelli
Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough - Derby 6-1
Wed 5 march 1997
3
54', 82', 85'
Steffen Iversen
Tottenham
Sunderland - Tottenham 0-4
Tue 4 march 1997
3
2', 9', 62'
Ian Marshall
Leicester
Leicester - Derby 4-2
Sat 22 february 1997
3
7', 24', 27'
Alan Shearer
Newcastle
Newcastle - Leicester 4-3
Sun 2 february 1997
3
77', 83', 90'
Robbie Fowler
Liverpool
Liverpool - Middlesbrough 5-1
Sat 14 december 1996
4
1', 28', 77', 85'
Gary Speed
Everton
Everton - Southampton 7-1
Sat 16 november 1996
3
30', 32', 72'
Dwight Yorke
Aston Villa
Newcastle - Aston Villa 4-3
Mon 30 september 1996
3
4', 59', 69'
Ian Wright
Arsenal
Arsenal - Sheffield Wednesday 4-1
Mon 16 september 1996
3
61', 78', 90'
Kevin Campbell
Nottingham Forest
Coventry - Nottingham Forest 0-3
Sat 17 august 1996
3
13', 36', 47'
Fabrizio Ravanelli
Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough - Liverpool 3-3
Sat 17 august 1996
3
26', 36', 81'