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Scoring defenders, season-long leaders

September 26, 2013
By Richard Jolly
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Are there any defenders (centre-backs) who have scored double digits in any season (league goals)? I once read that Marco 'The Matrix' Materazzi once scored 16 league goals in a season, Henry from Nigeria asked.

There are. Steve Bruce scored 19 times for Manchester United in the 1990-91 ...

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