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Top Premier League goalscorers of all time

Sports Mole lists the all-time leading goalscorers of the Premier League era, including all 34 players to have reached at least 100 goals in the competition.

Some of the greatest forwards and goal-getters in recent football history have graced the Premier League since its inception in 1992, helping to establish the English top flight as one regarded by most as the best league in the world.

Former Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United man Alan Shearer remains far and away clear as the leading goalscorer in the competition's history, racking up a whopping 260 from 441 appearances in the top flight.

Harry Kane had looked like the only man capable of challenging that tally before switching North London for Munich in the summer of 2023, with the former Tottenham Hotspur striker leaving as the second-highest scorer in Premier League history.

Everton and Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney is the only other player to surpass the 200-goal mark, but 34 people in total have now made it to triple figures in the division.

Of those, Mohamed Salah, Raheem Sterling and Son Heung-min are still active in the Premier League and continuing to climb the list, with Salah now in the top 10, Sterling moving into the top 20 and Son not far behind the Chelsea forward.

Here, Sports Mole outlines every player to have scored 100 goals or more in the Premier League era.



1. Alan Shearer (260 goals)

Alan Shearer for Newcastle© Reuters

Goals: 260

Appearances: 441

Ratio: 0.59 goals per game

Assists: 64

Overall goal contributions: 324 (0.73 per game)

Years active: 1992-2006

Clubs:
Blackburn Rovers (112 goals in 138 games)
Newcastle United (148 goals in 303 games)

Highest-scoring season: 34 goals (42 games, 1994-95)

Hat-tricks: 11

First goal: August 15, 1992 (vs. Crystal Palace)

Last goal: April 17, 2006 (vs. Sunderland)

Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 1 (1994-95)

  • Golden Boots: 3 (1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97)

  • Player of the Season: 1 (1994-95)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 6 (1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, 2002-03)

  • Player of the Month: 4 (Nov 1994, Sept 1998, Dec 2002, Oct 2003)


  • 2. Harry Kane (213 goals)

    Harry Kane celebrates scoring for Tottenham Hotspur on May 6, 2023© Reuters

    Goals: 213

    Appearances: 320

    Ratio: 0.67 goals per game

    Assists: 46

    Overall goal contributions: 259 (0.81 per game)

    Years active: 2012-2023

    Clubs:
    Tottenham Hotspur (213 goals in 317 games)
    Norwich City (0 goals in 3 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 30 goals (37 games, 2017-18 & 38 games, 2022-23)

    Hat-tricks: 8

    First goal: April 7, 2014 (vs. Sunderland)

    Last goal: May 28, 2023 (vs. Leeds United)

    Awards:

  • Golden Boots: 3 (2015-16, 2016-17, 2020-21)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 6 (2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2020-21, 2022-23)

  • Player of the Month: 7 (Jan 2015, Feb 2015, March 2016, Feb 2017, Sept 2017, Dec 2017, March 2022)



  • 3. Wayne Rooney (208 goals)

    Wayne Rooney for Manchester United© Reuters

    Goals: 208

    Appearances: 491

    Ratio: 0.42 goals per game

    Assists: 103

    Overall goal contributions: 311 (0.63 per game)

    Years active: 2002-2018

    Clubs:
    Everton (25 goals in 98 games)
    Manchester United (183 goals in 393 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 27 goals (34 games, 2011-12)

    Hat-tricks: 7

    First goal: September 19, 2002 (vs. Arsenal)

    Last goal: December 18, 2017 (vs. Swansea City)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 5 (2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2012-13)

  • Player of the Season: 1 (2009-10)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 3 (2005-06, 2009-10, 2011-12)

  • Player of the Month: 5 (Feb 2005, Dec 2005, March 2006, Oct 2007, Jan 2010)



  • 4. Andy Cole (187 goals)

    Andy Cole for Manchester United in 1999© Reuters

    Goals: 187

    Appearances: 414

    Ratio: 0.45 goals per game

    Assists: 73

    Overall goal contributions: 260 (0.63 per game)

    Years active: 1993-2008

    Clubs:
    Newcastle United (43 goals in 58 games)
    Manchester United (93 goals in 195 games)
    Blackburn Rovers (27 goals in 83 games)
    Fulham (12 goals in 31 games)
    Manchester City (9 goals in 22 games)
    Portsmouth (3 goals in 18 games)
    Sunderland (0 goals in 7 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 34 goals (40 games, 1993-94)

    Hat-tricks: 5

    First goal: August 21, 1993 (vs. Manchester United)

    Last goal: December 30, 2006 (vs. Bolton Wanderers)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 5 (1995-96, 1996-97, 1998-99, 1999-00, 2000-01)

  • Golden Boots: 1 (1993-94)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 1 (1999-00)

  • Player of the Month: 1 (Nov 1997)



  • 5. Sergio Aguero (184 goals)

    Sergio Aguero pictured during his final Premier League game for Manchester City on May 23, 2021© Reuters

    Goals: 184

    Appearances: 275

    Ratio: 0.67 goals per game

    Assists: 47

    Overall goal contributions: 231 (0.84 per game)

    Years active: 2011-2021

    Clubs:
    Manchester City (184 goals in 275 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 26 goals (33 games, 2014-15)

    Hat-tricks: 12

    First goal: August 15, 2011 (vs. Swansea City)

    Last goal: May 23, 2021 (vs. Everton)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 5 (2011-12, 2013-14, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2020-21)

  • Golden Boots: 1 (2014-15)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 2 (2017-18, 2018-19)

  • Player of the Month: 7 (Oct 2013, Nov 2014, Jan 2016, April 2016, Jan 2018, Feb 2019, Jan 2020)



  • 6. Frank Lampard (177 goals)

    Frank Lampard in action for Chelsea in 2014© Reuters

    Goals: 177

    Appearances: 609

    Ratio: 0.29 goals per game

    Assists: 102

    Overall goal contributions: 279 (0.49 per game)

    Years active: 1996-2015

    Clubs:
    West Ham United (24 goals in 148 games)
    Chelsea (147 goals in 429 games)
    Manchester City (6 goals in 32 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 22 goals (36 games, 2009-10)

    Hat-tricks: 3

    First goal: August 9, 1997 (vs. Barnsley)

    Last goal: May 24, 2015 (vs. Southampton)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 3 (2004-05, 2005-06, 2009-10)

  • Player of the Season: 1 (2004-05)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 3 (2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06)

  • Player of the Month: 4 (Sept 2003, April 2005, Oct 2005, Oct 2008)



  • 7. Thierry Henry (175 goals)

    Thierry Henry playing for Arsenal© Reuters

    Goals: 175

    Appearances: 258

    Ratio: 0.68 goals per game

    Assists: 74

    Overall goal contributions: 249 (0.97 per game)

    Years active: 1999-2012

    Clubs:
    Arsenal (175 goals in 258 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 30 goals (37 games, 2003-04)

    Hat-tricks: 8

    First goal: September 18, 1999 (vs. Southampton)

    Last goal: February 11, 2012 (vs. Sunderland)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 2 (2001-02, 2003-04)

  • Golden Boots: 4 (2001-02, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06)

  • Player of the Season: 2 (2003-04, 2005-06)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 6 (2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06)

  • Player of the Month: 4 (April 2000, Sept 2002, Jan 2004, April 2004)



  • 8. Robbie Fowler (163 goals)

    Robbie Fowler for Liverpool in 1998© Reuters

    Goals: 163

    Appearances: 379

    Ratio: 0.43 goals per game

    Assists: 39

    Overall goal contributions: 202 (0.53 per game)

    Years active: 1993-2008

    Clubs:
    Liverpool (128 goals in 266 games)
    Leeds United (14 goals in 30 games)
    Manchester City (21 goals in 80 games)
    Blackburn Rovers (0 goals in 3 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 28 goals (38 games, 1995-96)

    Hat-tricks: 9

    First goal: October 16, 1993 (vs. Oldham Athletic)

    Last goal: February 24, 2007 (vs. Sheffield United)

    Awards:

  • Player of the Month: (Dec 1995, Jan 1996)



  • 9. Jermain Defoe (162 goals)

    Jermain Defoe in action for Bournemouth on December 17, 2017© Reuters

    Goals: 162

    Appearances: 496

    Ratio: 0.33 goals per game

    Assists: 33

    Overall goal contributions: 195 (0.39 per game)

    Years active: 2001-2018

    Clubs:
    West Ham United (18 goals in 74 games)
    Tottenham Hotspur (91 goals in 276 games)
    Portsmouth (15 goals in 31 games)
    Sunderland (34 goals in 87 games)
    Bournemouth (4 goals in 28 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 18 goals (34 games, 2009-10)

    Hat-tricks: 4

    First goal: October 28, 2001 (vs. Ipswich Town)

    Last goal: March 31, 2018 (vs. Watford)

    Awards:

  • Player of the Month: (Aug 2009)



  • 10. Mohamed Salah (157 goals)

    Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring their second goal on March 31, 2024© Reuters

    Goals: 157

    Appearances: 263

    Ratio: 0.60 goals per game

    Assists: 69

    Overall goal contributions: 226 (0.86 per game)

    Years active: 2014-Present

    Clubs:
    Chelsea (2 goals in 13 games)
    Liverpool (155 goals in 250 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 32 goals (36 games, 2017-18)

    Hat-tricks: 4

    First goal: March 22, 2014 (vs. Arsenal)

    Last goal: May 5, 2024 (vs. Tottenham Hotspur)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 1 (2019-20)

  • Golden Boots: 3 (2017-18, 2018-19, 2021-22)

  • Player of the Season: 1 (2017-18)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 3 (2017-18, 2020-21, 2021-22)

  • Player of the Month: 5 (Nov 2017, Feb 2018, March 2018, Oct 2021, Oct 2023)



  • 11. Michael Owen (150 goals)

    Michael Owen playing for Liverpool© Reuters

    Goals: 150

    Appearances: 326

    Ratio: 0.46 goals per game

    Assists: 31

    Overall goal contributions: 181 (0.56 per game)

    Years active: 1997-2013

    Clubs:
    Liverpool (118 goals in 216 games)
    Newcastle United (26 goals in 71 games)
    Manchester United (5 goals in 31 games)
    Stoke City (1 goal in 8 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 19 goals (29 games, 2001-02 & 35 games, 2002-03)

    Hat-tricks: 8

    First goal: May 6, 1997 (vs. Wimbledon)

    Last goal: January 19, 2013 (vs. Swansea City)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 1 (2010-11)

  • Golden Boots: 2 (1997-98, 1998-99)

  • Player of the Season: 1 (1997-98)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 1 (1997-98)

  • Player of the Month: 1 (Aug 1998)



  • 12. Les Ferdinand (149 goals)

    Les Ferdinand pictured in April 1996© Reuters

    Goals: 149

    Appearances: 351

    Ratio: 0.42 goals per game

    Assists: 49

    Overall goal contributions: 198 (0.56 per game)

    Years active: 1992-2004

    Clubs:
    Queens Park Rangers (60 goals in 110 games)
    Newcastle United (41 goals in 68 games)
    Tottenham Hotspur (33 goals in 118 games)
    West Ham United (2 goals in 14 games)
    Leicester City (12 goals in 29 games)
    Bolton Wanderers (1 goal in 12 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 25 goals (37 games, 1995-96)

    Hat-tricks: 4

    First goal: August 19, 1992 (vs. Southampton)

    Last goal: September 11, 2004 (vs. Manchester United)

    Awards:

  • PFA Team of the Year: 1 (1995-96)


  • 13. Teddy Sheringham (146 goals)

    Teddy Sheringham celebrates scoring for Tottenham in 2002© Reuters

    Goals: 146

    Appearances: 418

    Ratio: 0.35 goals per game

    Assists: 76

    Overall goal contributions: 222 (0.53 per game)

    Years active: 1992-2006

    Clubs:
    Nottingham Forest (1 goal in 3 games)
    Tottenham Hotspur (97 goals in 236 games)
    Manchester United (31 goals in 104 games)
    Portsmouth (9 goals in 32 games)
    West Ham United (8 goals in 43 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 21 goals (38 games, 1992-93)

    Hat-tricks: 4

    First goal: August 16, 1992 (vs. Liverpool)

    Last goal: December 26, 2006 (vs. Portsmouth)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 3 (1998-99, 1999-00, 2000-01)

  • Golden Boots: 1 (1992-93)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 1 (2000-01)

  • Player of the Month: 2 (Oct 2000, Aug 2003)



  • 14. Robin van Persie (144 goals)

    Robin van Persie celebrates scoring for Arsenal in 2012© Reuters

    Goals: 144

    Appearances: 280

    Ratio: 0.51 goals per game

    Assists: 53

    Overall goal contributions: 197 (0.70 per game)

    Years active: 2004-2015

    Clubs:
    Arsenal (96 goals in 194 games)
    Manchester United (48 goals in 86 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 30 goals (38 games, 2011-12)

    Hat-tricks: 5

    First goal: October 30, 2004 (vs. Southampton)

    Last goal: February 11, 2015 (vs. Burnley)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 1 (2012-13)

  • Golden Boots: 2 (2011-12, 2012-13)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 2 (2011-12, 2012-13)

  • Player of the Month: (Nov 2005, Oct 2009, Oct 2011, Dec 2012, April 2013)



  • 15. Jamie Vardy (136 goals)

    Leicester City's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring their second goal on May 1, 2023© Reuters

    Goals: 136

    Appearances: 307

    Ratio: 0.44 goals per game

    Assists: 44

    Overall goal contributions: 180 (0.59 per game)

    Years active: 2014-Present

    Clubs:
    Leicester City (136 goals in 307 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 24 goals (36 games, 2015-16)

    Hat-tricks: 3

    First goal: September 21, 2014 (vs. Manchester United)

    Last goal: May 1, 2023 (vs. Everton)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 1 (2015-16)

  • Golden Boots: 1 (2019-20)

  • Player of the Season: 1 (2015-16)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 2 (2015-16, 2019-20)

  • Player of the Month: 4 (Oct 2015, Nov 2015, April 2019, Oct 2019)



  • 16. Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (127 goals)

    Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink celebrates scoring for Chelsea in 2002© Reuters

    Goals: 127

    Appearances: 288

    Ratio: 0.44 goals per game

    Assists: 58

    Overall goal contributions: 185 (0.64 per game)

    Years active: 1997-2007

    Clubs:
    Leeds United (34 goals in 69 games)
    Chelsea (69 goals in 136 games)
    Middlesbrough (22 goals in 58 games)
    Charlton Athletic (2 goals in 25 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 23 goals (35 games, 2000-01 & 2001-02)

    Hat-tricks: 4

    First goal: August 9, 1997 (vs. Arsenal)

    Last goal: January 13, 2007 (vs. Middlesbrough)

    Awards:

  • Golden Boots: 2 (1998-99, 2000-01)



  • 17. Robbie Keane (126 goals)

    Robbie Keane celebrates scoring for Tottenham in 2007© Reuters

    Goals: 126

    Appearances: 349

    Ratio: 0.36 goals per game

    Assists: 37

    Overall goal contributions: 163 (0.47 per game)

    Years active: 1999-2012

    Clubs:
    Coventry City (12 goals in 31 games)
    Leeds United (13 goals in 46 games)
    Tottenham Hotspur (91 goals in 238 games)
    Liverpool (5 goals in 19 games)
    West Ham United (2 goals in 9 games)
    Aston Villa (3 goals in 6 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 16 goals (36 games, 2005-06)

    Hat-tricks: 3

    First goal: August 21, 1999 (vs. Derby County)

    Last goal: February 5, 2012 (vs. Newcastle United)

    Awards:

  • Player of the Month: 3 (Aug 1999, Jan 2001, April 2007)



  • 18. Nicolas Anelka (125 goals)

    Nicolas Anelka pictured for Chelsea in 2011© Reuters

    Goals: 125

    Appearances: 364

    Ratio: 0.34 goals per game

    Assists: 48

    Overall goal contributions: 173 (0.48 per game)

    Years active: 1997-2014

    Clubs:
    Arsenal (23 goals in 65 games)
    Liverpool (4 goals in 20 games)
    Manchester City (37 goals in 89 games)
    Bolton Wanderers (21 goals in 53 games)
    Chelsea (38 goals in 125 games)
    West Bromwich Albion (2 goals in 12 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 19 goals (37 games, 2008-09)

    Hat-tricks: 3

    First goal: November 9, 1997 (vs. Manchester United)

    Last goal: December 28, 2013 (vs. West Ham United)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 2 (1997-98, 2009-10)

  • Golden Boots: 1 (2008-09)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 2 (1998-99, 2008-09)

  • Player of the Month: 2 (Feb 1999, Nov 2008)



  • 19. Dwight Yorke (123 goals)

    Dwight Yorke celebrates scoring for Manchester United in 2001© Reuters

    Goals: 123

    Appearances: 375

    Ratio: 0.33 goals per game

    Assists: 50

    Overall goal contributions: 173 (0.46 per game)

    Years active: 1992-2009

    Clubs:
    Aston Villa (60 goals in 179 games)
    Manchester United (48 goals in 96 games)
    Blackburn Rovers (12 goals in 60 games)
    Birmingham City (2 goals in 13 games)
    Sunderland (1 goal in 27 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 20 goals (32 games, 1999-00)

    Hat-tricks: 4

    First goal: September 5, 1992 (vs. Crystal Palace)

    Last goal: November 24, 2007 (vs. Everton)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 3 (1998-99, 1999-00, 2000-01)

  • Golden Boots: 1 (1998-99)

  • Player of the Season: 1 (1998-99)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 1 (1998-99)

  • Player of the Month: 3 (Feb 1996, Jan 1999, March 2000)



  • 20. Raheem Sterling (123 goals)

    Chelsea's Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring their first goal with Ben Chilwell on February 17, 2024© Reuters

    Goals: 123

    Appearances: 379

    Ratio: 0.32 goals per game

    Assists: 63

    Overall goal contributions: 186 (0.49 per game)

    Years active: 2012-Present

    Clubs:
    Liverpool (18 goals in 95 games)
    Manchester City (91 goals in 225 games)
    Chelsea (13 goals in 59 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 20 goals (33 games, 2019-20)

    Hat-tricks: 5

    First goal: October 20, 2012 (vs. Reading)

    Last goal: May 19, 2024 (vs. Bournemouth)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 4 (2017-18, 2018-19, 2020-21, 2021-22)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 1 (2018-19)

  • Player of the Month: 3 (Aug 2016, Nov 2018, Dec 2021)



  • 21. Romelu Lukaku (121 goals)

    Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring their first goal on September 11, 2021© Reuters

    Goals: 121

    Appearances: 278

    Ratio: 0.44 goals per game

    Assists: 35

    Overall goal contributions: 156 (0.56 per game)

    Years active: 2011-2022

    Clubs:
    Chelsea (8 goals in 36 games)
    West Bromwich Albion (17 goals in 35 games)
    Everton (68 goals in 141 games)
    Manchester United (28 goals in 66 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 25 goals (37 games, 2016-17)

    Hat-tricks: 3

    First goal: August 18, 2012 (vs. Liverpool)

    Last goal: May 11, 2022 (vs. Leeds United)

    Awards:

  • PFA Team of the Year: 1 (2016-17)

  • Player of the Month: 1 (March 2017)



  • 22. Son Heung-min (120 goals)

    Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min celebrates scoring on March 29, 2024© Reuters

    Goals: 120

    Appearances: 303

    Ratio: 0.40 goals per game

    Assists: 62

    Overall goal contributions: 182 (0.60 per game)

    Years active: 2015-Present

    Clubs: Tottenham Hotspur (120 goals in 303 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 23 goals (35 games, 2021-22)

    Hat-tricks: 3

    First goal: September 20, 2015 (vs. Crystal Palace)

    Last goal: May 5, 2024 (vs. Liverpool)

    Awards:

  • Golden Boots: 1 (2021-22)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 1 (2020-21)

  • Player of the Month: 4 (Sept 2016, April 2017, Oct 2020, Sept 2023)



  • 23. Steven Gerrard (120 goals)

    Steven Gerrard pictured in 2014© Reuters

    Goals: 120

    Appearances: 504

    Ratio: 0.24 goals per game

    Assists: 92

    Overall goal contributions: 212 (0.42 per game)

    Years active: 1998-2015

    Clubs:
    Liverpool (120 goals in 504 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 16 goals (31 games, 2008-09)

    Hat-tricks: 2

    First goal: December 5, 1999 (vs. Sheffield Wednesday)

    Last goal: May 24, 2015 (vs. Stoke City)

    Awards:

  • PFA Team of the Year: 8 (2000-01, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2013-14)

  • Player of the Month: 6 (March 2001, March 2003, Dec 2004, April 2006, March 2009, March 2014)



  • 24. Ian Wright (113 goals)

    Ian Wright celebrates scoring for Arsenal in 1997© Reuters

    Goals: 113

    Appearances: 213

    Ratio: 0.53 goals per game

    Assists: 22

    Overall goal contributions: 135 (0.63 per game)

    Years active: 1992-1999

    Clubs:
    Arsenal (104 goals in 191 games)
    West Ham United (9 goals in 22 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 23 goals (39 games, 1993-94 & 35 games, 1996-97)

    Hat-tricks: 5

    First goal: August 23, 1992 (vs. Liverpool)

    Last goal: April 24, 1999 (vs. Tottenham Hotspur)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 1 (1997-98)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 2 (1992-93, 1996-97)

  • Player of the Month: 1 (Nov 1996)



  • 25. Sadio Mane (111 goals)

    Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their first goal on September 18, 2021© Reuters

    Goals: 111

    Appearances: 263

    Ratio: 0.42 goals per game

    Assists: 38

    Overall goal contributions: 149 (0.57 per game)

    Years active: 2014-2022

    Clubs:
    Southampton (21 goals in 67 games)
    Liverpool (90 goals in 196 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 22 goals (36 games, 2018-19)

    Hat-tricks: 2

    First goal: October 25, 2014 (vs. Stoke City)

    Last goal: May 22, 2022 (vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 1 (2019-20)

  • Golden Boots: 1 (2018-19)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 4 (2016-17, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2021-22)

  • Player of the Month: 3 (Aug 2017, March 2019, Nov 2019)



  • 26. Dion Dublin (111 goals)

    Dion Dublin celebrates for Coventry City in 1997© Reuters

    Goals: 111

    Appearances: 312

    Ratio: 0.36 goals per game

    Assists: 40

    Overall goal contributions: 151 (0.48 per game)

    Years active: 1992-2004

    Clubs:
    Manchester United (2 goals in 12 games)
    Coventry City (61 goals in 145 games)
    Aston Villa (48 goals in 155 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 18 goals (36 games, 1997-98)

    Hat-tricks: 3

    First goal: August 24, 1992 (vs. Southampton)

    Last goal: January 31, 2004 (vs. Leicester City)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 1 (1992-93)

  • Golden Boots: 1 (1997-98)

  • Player of the Month: 2 (Jan 1998, Nov 1998)



  • 27. Emile Heskey (110 goals)

    Emile Heskey pictured for Liverpool in March 2004© Reuters

    Goals: 110

    Appearances: 516

    Ratio: 0.21 goals per game

    Assists: 53

    Overall goal contributions: 163 (0.32 per game)

    Years active: 1995-2012

    Clubs:
    Leicester City (33 goals in 124 games)
    Liverpool (39 goals in 150 games)
    Birmingham City (14 goals in 68 games)
    Wigan Athletic (15 goals in 82 games)
    Aston Villa (9 goals in 92 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 14 goals (36 games, 2000-01)

    Hat-tricks: 1

    First goal: August 21, 1996 (vs. Southampton)

    Last goal: August 20, 2011 (vs. Blackburn Rovers)



    28. Ryan Giggs (109 goals)

    Ryan Giggs pictured in 2008

    Goals: 109

    Appearances: 632

    Ratio: 0.17 goals per game

    Assists: 162

    Overall goal contributions: 271 (0.43 per game)

    Years active: 1992-2014

    Clubs:
    Manchester United (109 goals in 632 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 13 goals (38 games, 1993-94)

    Hat-tricks: 0

    First goal: August 29, 1992 (vs. Nottingham Forest)

    Last goal: February 23, 2013 (vs. Queens Park Rangers)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 13 (1992-93, 1993-94, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1998-99, 1999-00, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2012-13)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 6 (1992-93, 1997-98, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2006-07, 2007-08)

  • Player of the Month: 2 (Aug 2006, Feb 2007)



  • 29. Peter Crouch (108 goals)

    Peter Crouch in action for Stoke City as they tumble out of the Premier League on May 5, 2018© Reuters

    Goals: 108

    Appearances: 468

    Ratio: 0.23 goals per game

    Assists: 58

    Overall goal contributions: 166 (0.35 per game)

    Years active: 2002-2019

    Clubs:
    Aston Villa (6 goals in 37 games)
    Southampton (12 goals in 27 games)
    Liverpool (22 goals in 85 games)
    Portsmouth (11 goals in 38 games)
    Tottenham Hotspur (12 goals in 73 games)
    Stoke City (45 goals in 202 games)
    Burnley (0 goals in 6 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 12 goals (27 games, 2004-05)

    Hat-tricks: 1

    First goal: April 2, 2002 (vs. Newcastle United)

    Last goal: May 13, 2018 (vs. Swansea City)



    30. Paul Scholes (107 goals)

    Paul Scholes pictured in 2010© Reuters

    Goals: 107

    Appearances: 499

    Ratio: 0.21 goals per game

    Assists: 55

    Overall goal contributions: 162 (0.32 per game)

    Years active: 1994-2013

    Clubs:
    Manchester United (107 goals in 499 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 14 goals (33 games, 2002-03)

    Hat-tricks: 2

    First goal: September 24, 1994 (vs. Ipswich Town)

    Last goal: September 15, 2012 (vs. Wigan Athletic)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 11 (1995-96, 1996-97, 1998-99, 1999-00, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2012-13)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 2 (2002-03, 2006-07)

  • Player of the Month: 4 (Jan 2003, Dec 2003, Oct 2006, Aug 2010)



  • 31. Darren Bent (106 goals)

    Darren Bent celebrates scoring for Tottenham in 2009© Reuters

    Goals: 106

    Appearances: 276

    Ratio: 0.38 goals per game

    Assists: 15

    Overall goal contributions: 121 (0.44 per game)

    Years active: 2001-2014

    Clubs:
    Ipswich Town (1 goal in 5 games)
    Charlton Athletic (31 goals in 68 games)
    Tottenham Hotspur (18 goals in 60 games)
    Sunderland (32 goals in 58 games)
    Aston Villa (21 goals in 61 games)
    Fulham (3 goals in 24 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 24 goals (38 games, 2009-10)

    Hat-tricks: 1

    First goal: April 24, 2002 (vs. Middlesbrough)

    Last goal: February 9, 2014 (vs. Manchester United)

    Awards:

  • Player of the Month: 1 (Aug 2005)



  • 32. Didier Drogba (104 goals)

    Didier Drogba celebrates after winning the Premier League title with Chelsea in 2014-15© Reuters

    Goals: 104

    Appearances: 254

    Ratio: 0.41 goals per game

    Assists: 55

    Overall goal contributions: 159 (0.63 per game)

    Years active: 2004-2015

    Clubs:
    Chelsea (104 goals in 254 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 29 goals (32 games, 2009-10)

    Hat-tricks: 3

    First goal: August 24, 2004 (vs. Crystal Palace)

    Last goal: April 29, 2015 (vs. Leicester City)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 4 (a href="/football/premier-league/2004-05/">2004-05, 2005-06, 2009-10, 2014-15)

  • Golden Boots: 2 (2006-07, 2009-10)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 2 (2006-07, 2009-10)



  • 33. Cristiano Ronaldo (103 goals)

    Manchester United attacker Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring against Norwich City on April 16, 2022© Reuters

    Goals: 103

    Appearances: 236

    Ratio: 0.44 goals per game

    Assists: 37

    Overall goal contributions: 140 (0.59 per game)

    Years active: 2003-2022

    Clubs:
    Manchester United (103 goals in 236 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 31 goals (34 games, 2007-08)

    Hat-tricks: 3

    First goal: November 1, 2003 (vs. Portsmouth)

    Last goal: October 9, 2022 (vs. Everton)

    Awards:

  • Premier League titles: 3 (2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09)

  • Golden Boots: 1 (2007-08)

  • Player of the Season: 2 (2006-07, 2007-08)

  • PFA Team of the Year: 5 (2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-092021-22)

  • Player of the Month: 6 (Nov 2006, Dec 2006, Jan 2008, March 2008, Sept 2021, April 2022)



  • 34. Matt Le Tissier (100 goals)

    Matt Le Tissier celebrates for Southampton in 1996© Reuters

    Goals: 100

    Appearances: 270

    Ratio: 0.37 goals per game

    Assists: 63

    Overall goal contributions: 163 (0.6 per game)

    Years active: 1992-2002

    Clubs:
    Southampton (100 goals in 270 games)

    Highest-scoring season: 25 goals (38 games, 1993-94)

    Hat-tricks: 4

    First goal: August 19, 1992 (vs. Queens Park Rangers)

    Last goal: May 19, 2001 (vs. Arsenal)

    Awards:

  • PFA Team of the Year: 1 (1994-95)

  • Player of the Month: 2 (Dec 1994, Oct 1996)


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