These were BBC Match of the Day's ten best goals of the season based on the goals they had chosen each month as 'goal of the month.' It is a good representation of the goals scored over the year, with a variety of finishes.


1. Robin van Persie - August 25th, Manchester United vs Fulham

2. Hatem Ben Afra - September 2nd, Newcastle United vs Aston Villa

3. Adel Tarrabt - October 1st, Queens Park Rangers vs West Ham United

4. Jermain Defoe - November 25th, Tottenham vs West Ham 

5. Theo Walcott - December 29th, Arsenal vs Newcastle United

6. Gareth Bale - January 30th, Norwich vs Tottenham

7. Gareth Bale - February 25th, West Ham vs Tottenham

8. Andy Carrol - March 30th, West Ham United vs West Bromwich Albion

9. Robin van Persie - April 22nd, Manchester United vs Aston Villa

10. Kevin Mirallas - May 12th, Everton vs West Ham United


The BBC Match of the Day squad also picked their best of the year at each postion: 


GK: David De Gea 

Defence: Pablo Zabaleta, Rio Ferdinand, Jan Vertonghen, Leighton Baines,  

Midfield: Juan Mata, Michael Carrick, Santi Cazola, Gareth Bale

Forwards: Robin van Persie and Luis Suarez