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16th May 2015

Sadio Mane scores quickest hat-trick in Premier League history

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Nooruddean Choudry

Sadio Mane scored three goals within three minutes in a record-breaking blitz of Aston Villa at the St Mary’s Stadium…

Mane clocked his hat-trick in a sensational two minutes and 56 seconds. It’s an achievement that smashes the previous best by a clear minute and a half.

Southampton v Aston Villa - Premier League : News Photo

Robbie Fowler managed the feat in a leisurely four minutes and 33 seconds against Arsenal on August 28, 1994. The record stood for over two decades as few came close.

But the Senegalese striker put an end to that with a midday mauling of a clueless Villa defence. First to last, Mane’s hat-trick was quicker than…

The current number single:

The trailer for Ted 2:

Sir Roger Bannister’s four-minute mile:

And this song by Tim Minchin: