There are seven different players who have scored 20 or more goals in both the SPL and the English Premiership.
While there are several individuals who managed the feat before the advent of the SPL (in 98/99) and the English Premiership (92/93), there have been far less in recent times. Just who are this Magnificent Seven?
Steven Fletcher (Hibernian and Burnley/Wolves)
Fletcher scored 43 goals in the SPL for Hibernian before earning a big money move to Burnley in the summer of 2009. Fletcher finished top scorer for the Clarets, but his eight goals were not enough to prevent them being relegated. He moved to Wolves in 2010 and has continued to provide a goal threat, scoring 20 goals since arriving.
Tore Andre Flo (Rangers and Chelsea/Sunderland)
The towering Norwegian striker scored 34 goals for Chelsea before a record breaking move to Rangers. Despite often being cited as the most lavish example of Rangers turn-of-the-century spending, Flo returned 29 goals in just 53 SPL matches. He returned to the Premiership with Sunderland in 2002/03, scoring a further four times.
John Hartson (Celtic and Arsenal/West Ham/Wimbledon/Coventry)
Welsh international Hartson scored 55 times in a prolific Premiership career. He was particularly potent in his first season at West Ham and his second season at Wimbledon, where he had a record better than a goal every second game. Hartson moved to Celtic and scored 88 goals for the Hoops before returning south with West Brom.
James McFadden (Motherwell and Everton/Birmingham)
McFadden burst onto the scene in the SPL, scoring 26 goals for Motherwell. He was voted Scotland's young player of the year in 2002/03 and signed off his Fir Park career with a hat-trick against Livingston. He moved to Merseyside with Everton, scoring 15 goals in five seasons before switching to Birmingham, where he added a further five Premiership goals.
Chris Sutton (Celtic and Norwich/Blackburn/Chelsea/Birmingham/Aston Villa)
Sutton was a particularly potent goal-threat in an excellent Norwich side, and after scoring 25 in his second Premiership season, he sparked a bidding war between the big-boys of English football. A move to Blackburn brought a Premiership title, and Sutton formed a potent partnership with Alan Shearer. After five years at Ewood he moved to Chelsea, but found form hard to come by. A switch to Celtic was far more lucrative, as the Englishman scored 63 goals. On his return to England he added a further two goals, one each at Birmingham and Aston Villa.
Mark Viduka (Celtic and Leeds/Middlesbrough/Newcastle)
Celtic were impressed with Croatia Zagreb's bustling forward and brought the Australian to the SPL. Viduka scored 30 goals in just over a season at Celtic Park before a move to Leeds United. He added 59 goals at Elland Road before becoming a cult hero at Middlesbrough and Newcastle.
Rod Wallace (Rangers and Leeds)
Wallace was one of the leading strikers for a Leeds team that clinched the last First Division title before the new Premiership. He scored 45 goals for the Elland Road club during their Premiership years. A Bosman move to Rangers in 1998 allowed him to continue his prolific strikerate, scoring 40 goals in three seasons at Ibrox.
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