Tottenham Hotspur top scorers all-time: Harry Kane ties record for most goals in Spurs shirt

Harry Kane’s status as a Premier League icon is already assured for Tottenham fans after multiple seasons of 20-plus goals for the England star.

As Kane has developed into one of the deadliest finishers in English football, the 29-year-old has remained at Spurs, despite being sought after by Manchester City in 2021 and fresh links to Manchester United emerging during the January 2023 window.

Kane has established his place in club folklore and he is on the verge of breaking a 53-year record in the coming weeks.

His goals have put him out in front as Tottenham’s Premier League hotshot and he will become their No.1 of all-time before the end of 2022/23.

(Note: All statistics tables below updated as of January 23, 2023.)

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Tottenham top scorer all-time

Kane netted his latest goal at Fulham on January 23, part of an overall Spurs total of 266 goals in 415 games across all competitions since 2012.

That mark ties former Spurs and England legend Jimmy Greaves who netted 266 in 379 matches, during an incredible nine seasons at the club from 1961 to 1970.

Greaves’ 44 goals in the 1962/63 season, as Spurs won the European Cup Winners’ Cup, was a club record until Clive Allen broke it in 1987 (with 49), and Greaves won three major honours with Spurs, plus the 1966 World Cup with England.

Tottenham Top 10 all-time scorers

Rank Name Club Goals Domestic League Domestic Cups Europe/
Other
Total Club Matches Goals per game
1. Jimmy Greaves 266 220 37 9 379 0.70
2. Harry Kane 266 199 22 45 415 0.64
3. Bobby Smith 208 176 22 10 317 0.66
4. Martin Chivers 174 118 34 22 367 0.47
5. Cliff Jones 159 135 17 7 378 0.42
6. Jermain Defoe 143 91 29 23 363 0.39
7. George Hunt 138 125 13 0 198 0.70
8. Son Heung-min 137 97 16 24 348 0.39
9. Len Duquemin 134 114 20 0 307 0.44
10. Alan Gilzean 133 93 27 13 439 0.30

Tottenham’s top Premier League scorers

Kane’s incredible consistency has seen him move up to third in the all-time Premier League top scorer rankings in behind former England teammate Wayne Rooney (208) and record holder Alan Shearer (260).

He is also the only Spurs player to score over 100 Premier League goals though striker partner Son Heung-min is likely set to join him in the 100+ club in 2023.

Tottenham Premier League top scorers

Rank Player Tottenham
Premier League
Goals
Tottenham
Premier League
Matches
1. Harry Kane 199 303
2. Teddy Sheringham 97 236
3. Son Heung-min 97 251
4. Robbie Keane 91 238
  Jermain Defoe 91 276
6. Gareth Bale 53 166
7. Dele Alli 51 181
  Christian Eriksen 51 226
9. Chris Armstrong 48 141
10. Emmanuel Adebayor 35 92

Harry Kane Tottenham goal statistics

Deployed as a typical No.9 style forward in his early career, Kane has evolved into a deeper role in recent seasons, with his goal reel including some famous strikes.

Here’s how he has scored his 199 goals in the Premier League:

  • Headers: 37
  • Right-foot: 120
  • Left foot: 40
  • Penalties: 30
  • Free-kicks: 1

Harry Kane Premier League goals per season

Season Premier League
Goals
Premier League
Matches
2012/13 0 1
2013/14 3 10
2014/15 21 34
2015/16 25 38
2016/17 29 30
2017/18 30 37
2018/19 17 28
2019/20 18 29
2020/21 23 35
2021/22 17 37
2022/23 16 21

Harry Kane goals for England

Alongside his push to overtake Greaves in the Spurs goal list, Kane is also chasing down his old friend Rooney on the England all-time list.

Despite bowing out of the 2022 World Cup at the quarterfinal stage, Kane’s Three Lions record moved up to 53 goals from 80 international caps, since his debut in 2015.

He is now level with Rooney, and should finally break out as the sole leader in the coming months.

Harry Kane England Goals
Year Total Euro
Qualifiers
World Cup
Qualifiers
UEFA
Nations
League
Euros World Cup Friendly/
Other
2015 3 3
2016 2 2
2017 7 5 2
2018 8 1 6 1
2019 12 12
2020 0
2021 16 12 4
2022 5 2 2 1

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