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Last year
Dream debut for Coutinho as Villa comeback to hold Man United
Two goals from Bruno Fernandes had put the Red Devils in the driving seat.
All time
'Delighted' - Irish striker Afolabi celebrates brilliant debut goal
The youngster scored for Dundee just hours after joining the club on loan from Celtic.
Super-sub Gray sends Watford into FA Cup semis
Javi Gracia’s side were 2-1 winners over Crystal Palace.
Costa marks Atletico return with debut goal four months after joining from Chelsea
The striker only became eligible to play after the club’s transfer ban was lifted on Monday.
Dries Mertens' goal against Juventus is the definition of an instant impact
The Old Lady of Turin booked their place in the Coppa Italia final after last night’s win over Napoli.
Ibrahimovic hits winner on competitive debut to give Mourinho perfect start
Manchester United beat Leicester City 2-1 in the Community Shield thanks to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s 83rd-minute header at Wembley.
Sonny Bill Williams makes instant 7s impact with try and sublime offload on his debut
The two-time World-Cup winner shone for New Zealand in Wellington this morning.
You six-y things! Sturridge double, Origi hat-trick, as Liverpool thump Southampton
Here are all of the goals from Liverpool’s 6-1 rout of Southampton.
7 strikers who made instant step-up from lower leagues to top flight
Jamie Vardy is receiving all the plaudits after a phenomenal second season in the Premier League but there are plenty of others who made an impact straight away.
Former Ireland international makes a winning start to his managerial career
Mark Kinsella’s Drogheda were victorious at the Brandywell.