10. Blackpool announce their Premier League arrival
With most pundits expecting Blackpool to produce a Derby County-esque performance in the Premier League, it was a huge shock to see them lying second after their opening day demolition of Wigan.
9. Arsenal humiliate Everton with 6-1 opening day win at Goodison
The Gunners produced a stunning opening day to display to have their fans dreaming of the Invincibles again. Here is Eduardo slotting home the sixth against perennial slow-starters Everton.
8. Gustavo Poyet’s scissor strike
When players with the talent of Gianfranco Zola and Gus Poyet combine, special things happen. This goes down as one of the all-time great opening weekend goals.
7. Reading come from behind to beat Boro
After Reading fell 2-0 behind in their first ever Premier League game, fans must have feared the worst for the season. But Steve Coppell’s men bounced back with goals from Dave Kitson, Steve Sidwell and Leroy Lita, and went on to secure their top flight status - for one year at least.
6. Mario Stanic’s wonder strike for Chelsea
His Premier League career won't live long in the memory, but at least Mario Stanic left us this gem to remember him by!
5. Alan Shearer bags a brace on his Blackburn debut
All eyes were on Alan Shearer following his £3.3 million move from Southampton and the legendary marksman duly delivered, netting a brace in an exciting 3-3 draw with Crystal Palace.