Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Three share Rovers Hat Trick Record

Three share Rovers Hat Trick Record

Following a recent question from Vital Blackburn Rovers member marshinrover regarding the hat trick records I decided to do a little investigating...

Marshinrover posted a question in regard to the most hat tricks scored in a season in the forum recently asking:

"I got an easy one for you. Who has scored the most hat tricks in one season for rovers?"

Luckily for me this researching didn't take too long as I already knew that I already had the answer in an article I had already posted on the site a month or so back.

It's a record shared by three men who each added fifteen goals to their seasonal tallies in hat tricks by scoring a total of five hat tricks in a season.

These men are -

John Southworth (1890-1891)
Andy McEvoy (1963-1964)
Alan Shearer (1995-1996)


Five hat tricks in any one season is pretty impressive isn't it, some struggle to get one! Although I'm not saying it was easier to achieve in the "old days" on the whole more goals were scored due to the out and out attack policy so the modern day records on McEvoy, and even more so Shearer in 1995-1996 are amazing!

I'm glad that I already roughly knew the answer, as had I not and needed to carry out real in depth research I can honestly say I'd probably not have got the answer! Good challenge though marshinrover.

CLICK HERE - For Why You Should Sign Up To Vital Blackburn

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Walker
Date:Wednesday October 4 2006
Time: 8:56AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
that season where shearer got those hat tricks was great as it showed that you diod not have to be Man U to win a title .... great memories !
dazednconfuzed
04/10/2006 09:00:00
0
Shearer's five hat tricks came in the 1995-1996 season, which was the season after the Championship (1994-1995) wasn't it.
Hughes Da Man
04/10/2006 09:10:00
0
well done :P lol i only thought it was Shearer and Southworth but ive lernt something new today
marshinrover
04/10/2006 15:48:00
0
You learn something new everyday marshinrover, and this is what you've learnt today!
Hughes Da Man
04/10/2006 17:24:00
0
How many hat tricks did he get in Total for Blackburn? Didn't he score 30 odd in 3 consecutive seasons?
dazza71
05/10/2006 18:22:00
0
Something else for me to look into dazza71! He did score 30 plus goals in three consecutive seasons, you are right there.
Hughes Da Man
05/10/2006 23:14:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Blackburn Trio Sign Professional Deals

Blackburn have revealed three academy graduates have signed professional contracts. Josh Askew, Lewis Travis & Ramirez Howarth have signed one-year deals.

Duffy Set For Republic Of Ireland Squad?

Duffy's fine season for Blackburn, which saw him win his first cap for the Republic of Ireland since arriving from Everton, could end with him going to the European Championships.

Blackburn Owners Venky's Going Nowhere!

Not only have Venky's dismissed speculation they could enter into a 'joint-ownership' proposal they've denied reports of this being made and have no intention of selling Blackburn.

Disappointed Bennett Out To Impress

Bennett said it was a 'no-brainer' to sign for Blackburn in part due to the previous he had with Lambert at Norwich so the former Aston Villa boss resigning left him disappointed.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile
Mikey Delap
no email
Profile
Sasman!
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele10%
Marshall6%
Duffy1%
Hanley3%
Kilgallon7%
Lenihan6%
Lowe1%
Jordi Gomez1%
Bennett1%
Graham56%
Grimes1%
Sub - Evans3%
Sub - Jackson3%
Sub - Conway1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Walker7
2.dallydally6
3.mobyduck5
4.@roverseas4
5.tonys1