VIDEO: Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal, February 1990 - the quickest ever own goal

Arsenal's Steve Bould hangs his head after putting through his own net after just 15 seconds
Arsenal's Steve Bould hangs his head after putting through his own net after just 15 seconds
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On a cold, grey February afternoon in 1990 the 20,640 fans who were at Hillsborough for the Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal match saw history being made.

It was far from a classic, the Owls ending up 1-0 victors, but it is that solitary goal that still holds a record to this day.

It was Arsenal's lanky centre-half Steve Bould who scored it (into his own net) just 15 seconds into the match - making it the quickest own goal ever in top flight English football.

That day Wednesday's attack was spearheaded by Trevor Francis and David Hirst.

The strike pair took the kick off and the Owls quickly worked the ball forward down the right wing back to Hirst.

His cross found Nigel Worthington at the back post who headed the ball back across goal towards the waiting Francis, but the stretching Bould turned the ball past Arsenal keeper John Lukic in front of a delighted Kop.

The victory was one of the few highlights of an awful season for Wednesday, who were relegated following a final day defeat at home to Nottingham Forest.

Arsenal went on to finish fourth.

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