While he is now past his prime, he is still a quality goalkeeper and one who can do the job when called upon. Clubs: Norwich, Blackburn, Chelsea, Birmingham, Aston Villa, Honours: 1 x Premier League Winner (1994/95) 2 x Player of the Month (Nov 1994 & Feb 1998) 1 x Golden Boot (1997/98). Full squad information for Bournemouth, including formation summary and lineups from recent games, player profiles and team news. Now, we must clarify early doors, this is purely for players who operated as a central striker. Will always have a place in old school enthusiast's hearts, after netting that winner for Liverpool against Kevin Keegan's Newcastle. If you haven't seen how good Cantona was, look it up. Our next Premier League hotshot has courted most of his controversy in the realms of punditry, but that shouldn't stop us from remembering how good Chris Sutton was on the field. The Englishman plays for the Cherries to this day and appears occasionally, but his prime certainly occurred in the last decade. Kepa Arrizabalaga has the ability to prove 'everybody wrong' at Chelsea Bournemouth stopper Asmir Begovic has claimed. Part of the original, and in 90min's mind, only, 'SAS', he was devastatingly good alongside Alan Shearer - and won a Premier League title at Blackburn as a result. Marc Pugh is somewhat of a Bournemouth legend. Honours: 4 x Premier League Winner (1992/93, 1993/94, 1995/96 & 1996/97) 1 x Player of the Month (Mar 1996). The forward turned out for a host of teams, but his best years were spent with Benfica where he averaged more than a goal a game. But very few can boast a rise to the very top of the game like three-time Premier League winner Dwight Yorke. Legend has it that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer nabbed the vast majority of his Manchester United goals as a 'super-sub' - when in fact, 74 of the 'baby-faced assassin's' 91 Premier League strikes came as a starter. Beckham's signing with the Galaxy after playing for European soccer powerhouses Manchester United and Real Madrid was a seminal moment in the league's history. All-time Top Goalscorers . In the modern world of 'gegenpress' and 'tiki-taka' football, it's become more imperative than ever to have a glue that knits midfield into attack. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Were it not for a serious hamstring injury, Michael Owen would likely have broken Alan Shearer's Premier League goalscoring record of 260 goals. Nowadays, homegrown players are seen as the rarity in the Premier League. graduated to senior amateur football. Honours: 6 x Player of the Month (Jan 2015, Feb 2015, Mar 2016, Feb 2017, Sept 2017 & Dec 2017) 2 x Golden Boot (2015/16 & 2016/17). Honors: Two-time MLS Cup winner, 2011 MLS Best XI. He's also won a quarter of the league's MLS Cup titles. When the French revolution got underway at Arsenal in 1997, very few had heard the name Nicolas Anelka. Honors: Three-time MLS Cup winner, 1998 MLS MVP, four-time MLS Best XI, two-time MLS Goal of the Year award winner. Were it not for his undying loyalty to his beloved Newcastle, he would have won multiple Premier League titles at Manchester United - but alas, the Geordie hero stayed true to his roots and forged the most successful goalscoring career ever seen on Tyneside. Okay, most of Stan Collymore's problems weren't actually on the pitch, granted, but they did contribute to his very promising Premier League career going to waste at the turn of the millennium. Honours: 2 x Player of the Month (Oct 2018 & Sept 2019) 1 x Golden Boot (2018/19). Clubs: QPR, Newcastle, Tottenham, West Ham, Leicester, Bolton. His ability to provide assists consistently was a great help to Bournemouth while they were settling as Premier League regulars, making him their best right-back of the decade. Strong, iron-willed and the ultimate poacher, he may be the best 'inside the box' striker ever to grace Premier League shores. Teams: DC United (1996-2003, 2004-10), MetroStars (2003), Honors: Four-time MLS Cup winner, five-time MLS Best XI. But, that's exactly what the Dutchman did - so it's a good job that we're here to remember just how good he was as an individual. What is accurate to say is that without Cantona, United's 1995/96 season would not have ended in Premier League success - nor would the Red Devils have even come close. Honors: Two-time MLS Golden Boot winner, two-time MLS Best XI, eighth all time in goals scored. 131 goals, and counting, in under 200 Premier League games is a truly outstanding record for one of Tottenham's own, with his four consecutive seasons of 20+ goals an indication that he's a more than credible threat to Alan Shearer's lofty goal haul. An easy choice for No. Scoring one of the best goals in Premier League history - yes, the beachball one - is undoubtedly a career highlight for Darren Bent. Actually, though, the Bosnian was in his prime two seasons later, playing a key role for Manuel Pellegrini en-route to nabbing 16 goals and a second Premier League winners medal. You know you're good at football when you have a song named after you. Golf clubs and arguments galore aside, he too was a menace to opposition defences with pace to burn and a keen eye for goal. As for substitutes, there were many players to chose from, but in the end, these are the players who made it. Teams: San Jose Earthquakes (2005, 2009-present), Houston Dynamo (2006-09), Honors: MLS' all-time leading goal-scorer, 2012 MLS MVP, three-time MLS Best XI, two-time MLS Golden Boot winner, two-time MLS Cup winner. Ryan Fraser: interest from Arenal slowed him down this season, but still a quality player. If Romelu Lukaku fails to return to the Premier League in the future, he'll probably be remembered as the Manchester United striker who had a dismal first touch. Clubs: Sunderland, Southampton, Aston Villa, Birmingham, Crystal Palace, Honours: 1 x Player of the Month (Oct 1999) 1 x Golden Boot (1999/2000) 1 x Player of the Season (1999/2000). Things tailed off after he joined Tottenham, but there's no doubting Ferdinand's legendary credentials. Honours: 5 x Premier League Winner (2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09, 2010/11 & 2012/13) 5 x Player of the Month (Feb 2005, Dec 2005, Mar 2006, Oct 2007 & Jan 2010) 1 x Player of the Season (2009/10). Many of the players have reached heights even they never thought possible, and some have even made it into my Bournemouth team of the decade. The outspoken Dutchman excelled for Ajax and Barcelona in the 1960s and 1970s and is considered by many to be Europe’s best ever player. Every side loves a player who is a serial winner, and in Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba, Chelsea had just that. Rimando holds the MLS records for career wins, shutouts, saves and overall appearances. Teams: Kansas City Wizards (1996-2000, 2002-05), Miami Fusion (2001), Honors: Two-time MLS MVP, two-time MLS scoring champion, four-time MLS Best XI, 2000 MLS Cup winner, fifth all time in assists, 2010 National Soccer Hall of Fame inductee. 'Teddy, Teddy, Teddy, Teddy Sheringham. For more from Toby Cudworth, follow him on Twitter! And now, the top ten best poker players of all time (so far) 10. While Shearer may have be the best ever at finding the net, there is surely no disputing that Thierry Henry is the best all-round striker to have ever graced the Premier League. The first player on this list to have been with Bournemouth through three divisions, Charlie Daniels had a fairly uncontested spot in this team of the decade. Thinking of Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink enables you to do one wonderful thing - remember prime, good Leeds. Fowler was unstoppable in those early days, and like Owen, would have achieved far more in the game had he not been plagued with injuries. He's also scored some outrageous goals, namely his sublime scorpion kick effort against Crystal Palace. Just watch Leeds vs Liverpool from 2000 if you don't remember. Honours: 4 x Premier League Winner (2004/05, 2005/06, 2009/10 & 2014/15) 2 x Golden Boot (2006/07 & 2009/10). Oh, and they appropriately describe his on-field abilities too. Clubs: Ipswich, Charlton, Tottenham, Sunderland, Aston Villa, Fulham, Honours: 1 x Player of the Month (Aug 2005). Bournemouth: Begovic; Smith, S Cook, Mepham, Kelly; Lerma (Rico 78), Stanislas, L Cook, Brooks (Gosling 71), Danjuma (Riquelme 90), Solanke A star with Nancy, St-Etienne, and Juventus, Platini was a European champion for club and country after winning the 1984 European Championship with France and the European Cup the following year with Juventus.