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. Below you find the list of the highest goal scorers during the season.

This league has a break between two seasons right now. The next season is planned to start on 17 August 2024.

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 1989/1990-2023/2024 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'