First XI

Quick off the mark

January 6, 2011
By Robin Hackett
(Archive)
After Wayne Rooney took just two minutes and 15 seconds to break the deadlock against West Brom on New Year's Day, ESPNsoccernet looks at some of the fastest goals in history.

Clocking on (1964)

Jim Fryatt still holds the record for the fastest goal in the English Football League after his effort for Bradford Park Avenue against Tranmere in 1964 was adjudged to have come after just four seconds.

Albert Mundy had the previous record after scoring for Aldershot six ...

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