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Which great goalscorer has endured the longest goal drought? | The Knowledge | Football

Wayne Rooney suffered a barren patch in the latter stages of the 2009-10 season – and at the World Cup in South Africa.

“Which great goalscorer suffered the longest goal drought?” asks @iisskaa on Twitter. Tom Aldous gets the ball rolling by drawing our attention to a Match of the Day pundit. “I’m sure I won’t be the only person with this one but Alan Shearer went 12 games without scoring for England …

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Olivier Giroud ends goal drought with stunner in Chelsea’s victory over Spurs | Football

Giovani Lo Celso with the injured César Azpilicueta after a tackle that should have led to a red card

The last time that Chelsea enjoyed themselves like this was on 22 December in what felt like the statement victory of Frank Lampard’s tenure. It was the 2-0 victory at Tottenham, which finished with the manager slinging his coat into the travelling enclosure and joy bursting from every pore. This …

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