We can all recall a Robbie Fowler hat-trick or an Alan Shearer treble but sometimes lesser known players get their day in the headlines.
Here at The Football Report, we like to celebrate the unsung heroes of football and there is nothing more heroic in football than scoring a top flight hat-trick and you don’t get more unsung than some of these forgotten players.
The Premier Leagues unsung hat-trick heroes
Chris Bart-Williams, 12 April 1993 for Sheffield Wednesday
Bradley Allen, 20 November 1993 for Q.P.R.
Tommy Johnson, 11th February 1995 for Aston Villa
Gavin Peacock, 4th February 1996 for Chelsea
Ian Marshall, 22nd February 1997 for Leicester City
Clive Mendonca, 22nd August 1998 for Charlton Athletic
Michael Bridges, 11th August 1998 for Leeds United
Fredi Bobic, 6th April 2002 for Bolton Wanderers
Kevin Lisbie, 28th September 2003 for Charlton Athletic
Alfonso Alves, 11th May 2008 for Middlesbrough
Leon Best, 5th January 2011 for Newcastle United
Somen Tchoyi, 22nd May 2011 for West Brom
Don’t worry we couldn’t remember some of these either.