This week's Performance of the Week goes to Robbie Keane (Aston Villa) at Wolverhampton Wanderers
In a month that has been enriched by remarkable player comebacks, it was almost inevitable that Robbie Keane would play a significant part on his return to the home of his first club.
It is 14 years and £70 million in transfer fees since he marked his debut for Wolves with two goals against Norwich City.
On loan from LA Galaxy, Robbie’s two-goal match-winning salvo means he has become the seventh player to score for six different clubs in the Premier League joining Andy Cole, Les Ferdinand, Craig Bellamy, Peter Crouch, Nicky Barmby and Marcus Bent.
The Republic of Ireland international insisted that the respect and gratitude he feels towards Wolves meant he
This week's goal of the week goes to Marc Albrighton of Aston Villa for his milestone goal v Arsenal.
For those of use with a statistical interest, the most eagerly awaited goal of the week turned out to be Albrighton on the night.
The Aston Villa midfielder capitalised on a misjudgement by Arsenal’s Per Mertesacker to claim the Premier League’s historic 20,000'th goal.
Marc joins such as Brian Deane, Eric Cantona, Les Ferdinand and Moritz Volz amongst those who have scored milestone goals in the competition’s history.
It has been said that the Tamworth-born player has now joined the list of notable achievers from the Staffordshire town. It includes Sir Robert Peel, the Reliant Motor Company, the Tamworth Two (the pigs who famously went on the run for a