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DO TOP SCORERS PLAY FOR CHAMPIONS?
Published 25/01/2010 | 05:00
However, the history of the Premier League shows that the person who finishes top scorer doesn't normally play for the team who wins the title.
However, only three other players have secured the Golden Boot to go with their league winner's medal since the inception of the Premier League in 1992/93 meaning that, of 17 champions, just six have contained the top scorer in their ranks.
The others were Blackburn Rovers, who were aided by Alan Shearer's 34 goals in 1995; United in 1999, for whom Dwight Yorke struck 18 times to tie at the top with Michael Owen and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and United again, when Cristiano Ronaldo hit 31 goals in the club's 2008 title charge.