Top 10 Fastest hat-tricks in Football History
Here are the fastest hat-tricks in football history;
10- Sadio Mane
Match: Southampton vs Aston Villa
Event: Premier League
Hat-Trick Speed: 2 minutes 56 seconds
The fastest hat-trick in the history of the English Premier League must be present in your mind, it was scored by Senegalese star Sadio Mane against Aston Villa on May 16, 2015. Is it possible that this distinguished record will be broken in the future?
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9- Ian St John
Match: Motherwell vs Hibernian
Event: Scottish League Cup
Hat-Trick Speed: 2 minutes 30 seconds
Before the player moved to Liverpool, Ian St John scored three consecutive goals in 150 seconds for Motherwell FC on August 10, 1959.
8- Andy Locke
Match: Nantwich vs Druelsden
Event: FA Cup
Hat-Trick Speed: 2 minutes 20 seconds
On September 9, 1995, Andy Locke scored the fastest hat-trick in the history of the FA Cup when he played for Nantwich against Drelsden, and Locke’s hat-trick came during the first round of qualifiers of the most prestigious football competition in the world.
7- James Hayter
Match: Bournemouth vs Wrexham
Event: English Second Division
Hat-Trick Speed: 2 minutes 20 seconds
Six minutes before the end of the match, Bournemouth striker James Hayter scored the fastest hat-trick in the history of English football when he entered as a substitute and scored three goals within two minutes and 20 seconds, and the meeting ended with a wide victory for the owners of the land that ended 6-0.
6- Jimmy O’Connor
Match: Shelburne vs Bohemians
Event: Irish League
Hat- Trick Speed: 2 minutes 13 seconds
Former Irish player Jimmy O’Connor led his Shelburne team in a local league match to a 3-2 victory and scored a historic hat-trick, which he started with a right-footed shot, before returning after just one minute and 25 seconds and scoring a second goal and ending his record with a header. And that match was held on November 19, 1967.
5- Abdel Hamid Bassiouni
Match: Egypt vs Namibia
Event: African qualifiers for the 2002 World Cup
Hat-Trick Speed: 1 minute 57 seconds
Egypt won that match 8-2, and although they did not qualify for the World Cup, player Abdel Hamid Bassiouni scored his name in letters of gold when he scored the fastest international hat-trick praised by FIFA, and it is ironic that the former Zamalek player did not score a goal for the Pharaohs in any Another match as if he was born for this achievement only.
4- Eduardo Maglioni
Match: Independiente vs Gimnasia La Plata
Event: Argentine League
Hat-Trick Speed: 1 minute 51 seconds
The Argentine League achieved fourth place in this honorary list on March 18, 1978, when the player Eduardo Maglioni scored three goals in just 111 seconds to seal a great victory for his team, Independiente, which settled on a 4-1 result. And Argentine newspapers praised at the time that quick trio, which still maintains the first place in Argentina to this day.
3- Tommy Rose
Match: Ross Country vs Nairn County
Event: The Scottish League or one of the lower leagues in Scotland
Hat-Trick Speed: 1 minute 30 seconds
Striker Tommy Rose was only 18 years old when he stunned the world and scored a quick hat-trick for his team Ross Country in the aforementioned match within a timeframe of no more than 90 seconds, etching his name in the history books. This match was held on November 28, 1964, and many people list Rose’s hat-trick as the fastest hat-trick in football history.
2- Magnus Arvidsson
Match: Hasleholm vs Landskrona
Event: Swedish League
Hat- Trick Speed: 1 minute 29 seconds
The former Swedish player Magnus Arvidson has the second-fastest three goals in history. Hasleholm scored his hat-trick in 89 seconds which helped his team not to be relegated to the Swedish second division in the 1994/1995 season, and the match ended with a score of 5-3.
1- Alex Torr
Match: Rawson Springs vs Wayne Gardens
Event: British Amateur League
Hat-Trick Speed: 1 minute 10 seconds
The fastest hat-trick in history is recorded by Rawson Spring player Alex Torr, who scored three very fast goals-against Wayne Gardner’s team. It is a world record that entered the Guinness Book of Records and it is difficult for any other player to repeat it. This match was played on April 28, 2013, and ended with the victory of Alex Torr’s team 7-1.