Video Dennis Bergkamp goal voted the best EPL goal of all-time

The Dutchman scored a brilliant goal against Newcastle in 2002 against Wimbledon

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Dennis Bergkamp sensational goal against Newcastle United has been voted as the best Premier League goal in the past 25 years

The Dutch playmaker netted 87 league goals in his 11-year stint in North London. But even 15 years on, one sticks out from the rest.

When Robert Pires fired the ball into Bergkamp, who had his back to goal 18 yards out, there seemed little to concern the Gallowgate faithful.

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But within an instant the the Dutchman had flicked the ball round Nikos Dabizas, spun past the defender the other way and slotted past Shay Given in the Newcastle goal.

It was a stunning piece of skill and one voted the greatest ever Premier League goal in a BBC poll that attracted more than half-a-million votes.

There have been 25,799 goals scored in the Premier League between 1992 and the present day. And to mark the 25th anniversary of the league's inception, the best were selected from five separate eras based on Match of the Day's goal of the season competitions.

In the final run-off Bergkamp's St James' Park goal garnered 31 per cent of the votes, ahead of Tony Yeboah's screamer against Wimbledon in September 1995 (29 per cent).

Wayne Rooney's bicycle kick against Manchester City in February 2011 came third, while Thierry Henry's solo effort against Tottenham in 2002 and Arsenal's incredible team goal against Norwich in 2013 — finished by Jack Wilshere —completed the top five.

The BBC will continue their celebrations of the Premier League's 25th birthday with a series of special features on Tuesday August 15.

Fans will be able to watch the first ever goal in the Premier League as the entirety of Sheffield United v Manchester United is replayed. Meanwhile the first round of 3pm kick offs will be relived via live text commentary and goal flashes.

The first ever Match of the Day, hosted by Des Lynam, will be also be shown on the red button and BBC website.

10 years after the league's inception, Bergkamp's piece of magic put Arsene Wenger's side on their way to a 2-0 victory over Newcastle that took them one step closer to a league and FA Cup double.

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