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Tottenham Hotspur all-time top scorers: Kane in hot pursuit of Greaves

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Despite not winning any major competitions in recent times, Tottenham Hotspur are considered one of the strongest teams in England and have taken up their place as as part of the so-called ‘Big 6’.

Over the years, Spurs have had many prolific goal scorers don their famous white shirt, but who are the best goal scorers to ever play for the North London club?

Regarded one of England’s best strikers, Jimmy Greaves leads the Tottenham Hotspur goal-scoring charts. The forward’s composure and calmness in front of the goal saw him score an unbelievable 266 goals in 379 appearances for the club.

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Without a doubt, Harry Kane is part of Tottenham’s all-time attacking greats as well. The forward bagged the Premier League Golden Boot three times in his 13 years at the club and will forever be part of Spurs’ iconic history. Tottenham’s Player of the Year in 2014-15 and 2020-21 is inching closer to the number 1 spot and could break all the records if he continues his goalscoring form.

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Bobby Smith is the third of the only three players to have crossed the 200-goal mark for the North London team, being part of the iconic Spurs team that captured multiple trophies in the early years of the 1960s, and scored 12 hat-trick’s for his club.

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Heung Min-Son is another player who has lit up the Premier League since his arrival from Germany back in 2015. The South Korean has formed a deadly partnership with Kane as the duo has constantly run riot in England. Son shared the Premier League Golden Boot with Mohammed Salah in 2021-22 after scoring 23 goals and seems destined climb up the goal-scoring charts if he stays at the club.

Tottenham Hotspur top 20 goal scorers of all time

Position Player Goals Matches Years

1

Jimmy Greaves

266

379

1961-1970

2

Harry Kane

257

399

2010-

3

Bobby Smith

208

317

1955-1964

4

Martin Chivers

174

367

1968-1976

5

Cliff Jones

154

378

1958-1968

6

Jermain Defoe

143

363

2003-2008

7

George Hunt

138

198

1930-1937

8

Son Heung-min

136

338

2015-

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Len Duquemin

134

307

1946-1957

10

Alan Gilzean

133

439

1964-1974

11

Teddy Sheringham

150

219

1992-1997, 2001-2003

12

Robbie Keane

148

343

2002-2008, 2009-2011

13

Les Bennett

117

294

1946-1954

14

Jimmy Dimmock

112

438

1919-1931

15

Glenn Hoddle

110

478

1975-1987

16

Herbert Bliss

104

215

1912-1922

17

Billy Minter

101

263

1908-1919

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John Alfred Morrison

101

154

1933-1939

19

“Taffy” O’Callaghan

98

263

1927-1935

20

Mark Falco

89

217

1979-1986

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