List of Tottenham Hotspur F.C. players

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For the current Tottenham first-team squad, see Tottenham Hotspur F.C.#Current squad.

This is a list of notable footballers who have played for Tottenham Hotspur since its foundation as Hotspur F.C. in 1882.

The list comprises those who have: -

  • made 100 or more first-team appearances for the club including substitutions, and/or
  • made 50 or more first-team and represented their country at full International level while on the club's books, and/or
  • achieved notability through making a major contribution to the club as a player, e.g. club captain, founder member or achieved notability in other ways e.g. Darren Bent.

Records for some players vary from one data source to another and where possible these have been verified with reference to more than one such source. Corrections and updates should include a reference to source in the edit summary or on the Talk Page. To see a list of all Tottenham players, major or minor, with a Wikipedia article Category:Tottenham Hotspur F.C. players.

List of players[edit]

Key[edit]

Players are listed according to the date of their first-team debut for the club. First team appearances include, Football League, Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup, FA Community Shield, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, Inter-Cities Fairs Cup and UEFA Cup. Substitute appearances are included. Wartime matches are excluded.

International appearances are those at Full International level, including substitutions while on the club's books.

Positions
GK Goalkeeper DF Defender RB Right back MF Midfielder RW Right winger
CB Central back FB Fullback LB Left back FW Forward LW Left winger
  Tottenham Hotspur Greats.
  Players who have achieved notability through a major contribution to the club.
  Club captains who have won a major senior competition.

currently on loan elsewhere *stats combined from two periods at the club

Name Nationality Position Tottenham Hotspur career Club Apps Goals Inter'l Apps (at club) Inter'l Apps (all) Notes
Buckle, BobbyBobby Buckle  England MF 1882–1895 53 25 [1]
Jull, JackJack Jull  England FB 1882–1894 159 24 [2]
Ambler, CharlesCharles Ambler  England GK 1894–1895
1896–1900
133 0
Jones, Jack L.Jack L. Jones  Wales MF 1897–1904 226 13 15 17 [3]
Cameron, JohnJohn Cameron  Scotland FW 1898–1907 293 139 0 1
Hughes, TedTed Hughes  Wales DF 1899–1905 148 8 6 14
Kirwan, JackJack Kirwan  Ireland LW 1899–1905 347 97 12 1
Morris, TomTom Morris  England MF 1899–1912 523 3
Brown, SandySandy Brown  Scotland FW 1900–1901 57 45
Woodward, VivianVivian Woodward  England FW 1901–1909 197 63 21 28
Brearley, JohnJohn Brearley  England FW 1903–1907 133 24
O'Hagan, CharlieCharlie O'Hagan  Ireland FW 1903–1907 36 7 5 11
Steel, DannyDanny Steel  Scotland CB 1908–1912 141 4
Steel, BobbyBobby Steel  Scotland FW 1908–1915 245 45
Darnell, JabezJabez Darnell  England CB 1908–1919 160 3
Middlemiss, BertBert Middlemiss  England LW 1908–1920 261 55
Minter, BillyBilly Minter  England FW 1908–1920 334 101
Tull, WalterWalter Tull  England FW 1909–1911 10 2
Collins, TomTom Collins  Scotland FB 1910–1915 122 1
Rance, CharlieCharlie Rance  England CB 1910–1921 110 1
Weir, FindlayFindlay Weir  Scotland MF 1912–1917 101 2
Bliss, BertBert Bliss  England FW 1912–1922 215 106 1 1
Cantrell, JimmyJimmy Cantrell  England FW 1912–1923 176 84
Grimsdell, ArthurArthur Grimsdell  England MF 1912–1927 360 27 6 6 [4]
Walden, FannyFanny Walden  England RW 1913–1924 237 24 2 2
Jaques, BillBill Jaques  England GK 1914–1922 138 0
Clay, ThomasThomas Clay  England FB 1914–1929 215 106 4 4
Archibald, JimmyJimmy Archibald  Scotland MF 1919–1921 24 1
Walters, CharlieCharlie Walters  England MF 1919–1925 117 0
Dimmock, JimmyJimmy Dimmock  England LW 1919–1931 438 112 3 3
Lindsay, AlexAlex Lindsay  Scotland FW 1919–1930 224 48
McDonald, BobBob McDonald  Scotland CB 1920–1923 125 0
Seed, JimmyJimmy Seed  England FW 1920–1927 254 77 5 5
Handley, CharlieCharlie Handley  England FW 1921–1928 141 29
Forster, MattMatt Forster  England FB 1921–1930 244 0
Thompson, AndyAndy Thompson  England MF 1921–1930 166 22
Smith, BertBert Smith  England MF 1921–1931 319 10 2 2
Elkes, JackJack Elkes  England MF 1923–1929 200 50
Poynton, CecilCecil Poynton  England FB 1923–1933 158 3
Osborne, FrankFrank Osborne  England FW 1924–1931 220 82 2 4
Skitt, HarryHarry Skitt  England MF 1924–1931 229 0
Spiers, CyrilCyril Spiers  England GK 1927–1932 169 0
O'Callaghan, TaffyTaffy O'Callaghan  Wales FW 1927–1935 263 99 11 11
Nicholls, JoeJoe Nicholls  England GK 1927–1936 129 0
Meads, TommyTommy Meads  England MF 1929–1935 189 6
Evans, TomTom Evans  Wales MF 1929–1936 101 4
Davies, WillieWillie Davies  Wales RW 1930–1933 115 19
Alsford, WalterWalter Alsford  England LW 1930–1936 90 0 1 1
Hunt, GeorgeGeorge Hunt  England FW 1930–1937 198 138 3 3
Howe, LesLes Howe  England MF 1930–1939 182 28
Evans, WillieWillie Evans  Wales FW 1931–1936 195 86 6 6
Rowe, ArthurArthur Rowe  England MF 1931–1938 201 0 1 1
Hall, WillieWillie Hall  England FW 1932–1939 222 29 10 10
Whatley, BillBill Whatley  Wales FB 1932–1939 254 2 3 3
Morrison, JohnnyJohnny Morrison  England CF 1932–1946 154 101
McCormick, JimmyJimmy McCormick  England RW 1932–1946 150 28
Channell, FredFred Channell  England FB 1933–1936 109 1
Duncan, AndyAndy Duncan  Scotland FW 1934–1943 103 26
Hooper, PercyPercy Hooper  England GK 1934–1945 108 0
Sargent, FredFred Sargent  England RW 1934–1946 109 31
Buckingham, VicVic Buckingham  England FB 1935–1949 230 1
Ward, RalphRalph Ward  England FB 1936–1946 132 11
Cox, FreddieFreddie Cox  England RW 1938–1949 105 18
Nicholson, BillBill Nicholson  England MF 1938–1954 341 6 1 1
Medley, LesLes Medley  England LW 1939–1953 164 46 6 6
Burgess, RonRon Burgess  Wales MF 1939–1954 324 16 32 32 [5]
Tickridge, SidSid Tickridge  England FB 1946–1951 101 0
Bennett, LesLes Bennett  England FW 1946–1954 294 117
Willis, ArthurArthur Willis  England FB 1946–1954 160 1 1 1
Ditchburn, TedTed Ditchburn  England GK 1946–1958 452 0 6 6
Jones , ErnieErnie Jones  Wales FW 1947–1949 57 14  ? 4
Baily, EddieEddie Baily  England FW 1947–1955 325 69 9 9
Duquemin, LenLen Duquemin  Guernsey FW 1947–1957 307 134
Walters, SonnySonny Walters  England MF 1947–1957 234 71
Withers, CharlieCharlie Withers  England FB 1948–1956 164 2
Ramsey, AlfAlf Ramsey  England FB 1949–1955 250 25 31 32
Clarke, HarryHarry Clarke  England CB 1949–1956 322 4 1 1
Marchi, TonyTony Marchi  England MF Overall
1949–1957
1959–1965
232
131
101
7
2
5
Harmer, TommyTommy Harmer  England FW 1951–1960 222 51
Robb, GeorgeGeorge Robb  England LW 1952–1958 200 58 1 1
Hopkins, MelMel Hopkins  Wales LB 1952–1964 240 0 34 34
Brooks, JohnnyJohnny Brooks  England FW 1953–1959 179 51 3 3
White, JohnJohn White  Scotland FW 1959–1964 179 51 22 22
Baker, PeterPeter Baker  England RB 1953–1965 342 3
Blanchflower, DannyDanny Blanchflower  Northern Ireland MF 1954–1963 382 21 41 56 [6][7][8][9]
Smith, BobbyBobby Smith  England FW 1955–1964 317 208 15 15
Dyson, TerryTerry Dyson  England FW 1955–1965 209 55
Henry, RonRon Henry  England LB 1955–1965 287 1 1 1
Norman, MauriceMaurice Norman  England MF 1955–1965 411 19 23 23
Medwin, TerryTerry Medwin  Wales FW 1956–1963 215 72 ? 30
Jones, CliffCliff Jones  Wales RW 1958–1968 578 159 ? 58
Allen, LesLes Allen  England FW 1959–1965 137 61
Brown, BillBill Brown  Scotland GK 1959–1966 262 0 29 29
Mackay, DaveDave Mackay  Scotland MF 1959–1968 318 51 22 22 [10]
Saul, FrankFrank Saul  England FW 1960–1967 129 44
Greaves, JimmyJimmy Greaves  England FW 1961–1970 379 266[11] 42 57
Beal, PhilPhil Beal  England DF 1963–1975 420 1
Robertson, JimmyJimmy Robertson  Scotland RW 1964–1968 181 31 1 1
Mullery, AlanAlan Mullery  England MF 1964–1972 374 30 35 35 [12][13]
Gilzean, AlanAlan Gilzean  Scotland FW 1964–1974 439 133 17 22
Knowles, CyrilCyril Knowles  England LB 1964–1975 506 17 4 4
Jennings, PatPat Jennings  Northern Ireland GK 1964–1977 590 1 71 119
Venables, TerryTerry Venables  England MF 1966–1969 141 9 0 2
England, MikeMike England  Wales CB 1966–1975 397 19  ? 44
Kinnear, JoeJoe Kinnear  Ireland RB 1966–1975 258 2 26 26
Collins, PeterPeter Collins  England CB 1968–1972 101 5
Pearce, JimmyJimmy Pearce  England FW 1968–1973 193 35
Chivers, MartinMartin Chivers  England FW 1968–1976 367 174[14] 24 24
Evans, RayRay Evans  England FB 1969–1975 181 4
Pratt, JohnJohn Pratt  England MF 1969–1980 415 49
Perryman, SteveSteve Perryman  England MF 1969–1986 854[15] 39 1 1 [16][17][18]
Peters, MartinMartin Peters  England MF 1970–1975 260 76 34 67 [19]
Neighbour, JimmyJimmy Neighbour  England FW 1970–1976 156 11
Naylor, TerryTerry Naylor  England DF 1970–1980 301 4
Coates, RalphRalph Coates  England MF 1971–1977 248 23 4 2
Daines, BarryBarry Daines  England GK 1971–1981 173 0
Duncan, JohnJohn Duncan  Scotland FW 1974–1978 120 62
Osgood, KeithKeith Osgood  England CB 1974–1978 127 14
Jones, ChrisChris Jones  Jersey FW 1974–1982 185 42
McAllister, DonDon McAllister  England DF 1975–1981 202 10
Hoddle, GlennGlenn Hoddle  England MF 1975–1987 490 110 44 53
Armstrong, GerryGerry Armstrong  Northern Ireland FW 1976–1980 98 16 27 63
Taylor, PeterPeter Taylor  England LW 1976–1980 140 33
Holmes, JimmyJimmy Holmes  Ireland LB 1977–1981 92 2 13 30
Villa, RicardoRicardo Villa  Argentina MF 1978–1983 179 25 ? 25
Lacy, JohnJohn Lacy  England CB 1978–1983 152 3
Ardiles, OssieOssie Ardiles  Argentina MF 1978–1982
1983–1988
311 25  ? 53
Yorath, TerryTerry Yorath  Wales MF 1979–1981 62 1 6 59
Falco, MarkMark Falco  England FW 1979–1986 236 89
Galvin, TonyTony Galvin  Ireland MF 1979–1987 273 31 19 29
Miller, PaulPaul Miller  England DF 1979–1987 285 10
Hughton, ChrisChris Hughton  Ireland FB 1979–1990 398 19 44 53
Archibald, SteveSteve Archibald  Scotland FW 1980–1984 189 77 19 27
Crooks, GarthGarth Crooks  England FW 1980–1985 182 75
Roberts, GrahamGraham Roberts  England CD 1980–1986 287 35 6 6
Parks, TonyTony Parks  England GK 1980–1988 37 0 0 0 [20]
Hazard, MickyMicky Hazard  England MF 1980 -1985
1993 - 1995
170 25
Price, PaulPaul Price  Wales CD 1981–1984 62 0 12 25
Clemence, RayRay Clemence  England GK 1981–1987 330 0 5 61
Mabbutt, GaryGary Mabbutt  England DF 1982–1998 611 38 16 16 [21]
Stevens, GaryGary Stevens  England DF 1983–1987 200 8 7 7
Thomas, DannyDanny Thomas  England DF 1983–1987 116 1 0 2
Chiedozie, JohnJohn Chiedozie  Nigeria RW 1984–1986 75 14 2 9
Allen, CliveClive Allen  England FW 1984–1988 135 84[22] 5 5
Waddle, ChrisChris Waddle  England LW 1985–1989 173 42 36 62
Allen, PaulPaul Allen  England MF 1985–1993 370 28
Gough, RichardRichard Gough  Scotland DF 1986–1987 65 2 7 61
Claesen, NicoNico Claesen  Belgium FW 1986–1988 63 23 10 36
Ruddock, NeilNeil Ruddock  England DF Overall
1986-1988
1992-1993
50
9
41
4
0
4
0 1
Hodge, SteveSteve Hodge  England MF 1986–1988 54 9 4 24
Thomas, MitchellMitchell Thomas  England FB 1986–1991 157 6
Samways, VinnyVinny Samways  England MF 1987–1994 247 17
Gascoigne, PaulPaul Gascoigne  England MF 1988–1991 112 33 20 57
Stewart, PaulPaul Stewart  England FW 1988–1992 171 37 3 3
Walsh, PaulPaul Walsh  England FW 1988–1992 156 21 0 5
Fenwick, TerryTerry Fenwick  England DF 1988–1993 118 10 1 20
Bergsson, GuðniGuðni Bergsson  Iceland DF 1988–1994 86 2 34 80
Thorstvedt, ErikErik Thorstvedt  Norway GK 1988–1996 218 0 45 97
Howells, DavidDavid Howells  England MF 1988–1998 335 27
Lineker, GaryGary Lineker  England FW 1989–1992 106 67 21 80
Van Den Hauwe, PatPat Van Den Hauwe  Wales DF 1989–1993 145 0 0 13
Nayim, Nayim  Spain MF 1989–1993 144 18
Sedgley, SteveSteve Sedgley  England CB 1989–1994 211 11
Edinburgh, JustinJustin Edinburgh  England FB 1990–2000 276 1
Durie, GordonGordon Durie  Scotland FW 1991–1993 78 17 11 43
Walker, IanIan Walker  England GK 1991–2001 313 0 3 4
Barmby, NickyNicky Barmby  England FW 1992–1995 108 27 2 23
Austin, DeanDean Austin  England FB 1992–1997 150 0
Campbell, SolSol Campbell  England CB 1992–2001 315 15 40 73 [23]
Sheringham, TeddyTeddy Sheringham  England FW Overall
1992–1997
2001 - 2003
277
197
80
125
99
26
21 51
Anderton, DarrenDarren Anderton  England RW 1992–2004 358 48 30 30
Calderwood, ColinColin Calderwood  Scotland DF 1993–1999 199 7 32 36
Carr, StephenStephen Carr  Ireland RB 1993–2004 270 8 27 44
Rosenthal, RonnieRonnie Rosenthal  Israel FW 1994–1997 100 11 19 60
Klinsmann, JurgenJurgen Klinsmann  Germany FW Overall
1994–1995
1997–1998
68
50
18
38
29
9
10 108
Fox, RuelRuel Fox  Montserrat RW 1995–2000 129 15 0 2
Armstrong, ChrisChris Armstrong  England FW 1995–2002 173 62
Sinton, AndyAndy Sinton  England MF 1996–1999 100 7 0 12
Nielsen, AllanAllan Nielsen  Denmark MF 1996–2000 115 18 7 44
Iversen, SteffenSteffen Iversen  Norway FW 1996–2003 176 47 34 72
Ginola, DavidDavid Ginola  France LW 1997–2000 127 22 0 17
Clemence, StephenStephen Clemence  England MF 1997–2003 109 3
Ferdinand, LesLes Ferdinand  England FW 1997–2003 149 39 4 17
Leonhardsen, OyvindOyvind Leonhardsen  Norway MF 1999–2002 72 11 18 86
Freund, SteffenSteffen Freund  Germany MF 1999–2003 131 0 0 21
Perry, ChrisChris Perry  England DF 1999–2003 146 4
Sherwood, TimTim Sherwood  England MF 1999–2003 118 16 3 3
Taricco, MauricioMauricio Taricco  Argentina DF 1999–2004 156 2
King, LedleyLedley King  England CB 1999–2012 315 14 21 21 [24]
Sullivan, NeilNeil Sullivan  Scotland GK 2000–2003 81 0 13 28
Doherty, GaryGary Doherty  Ireland CB 2000–2004 77 8 24 34
Rebrov, SergeiSergei Rebrov  Ukraine FW 2000–2004 76 13 29 75
Davies, SimonSimon Davies  Wales MF 2000–2005 146 18 24 57
Gardner, AnthonyAnthony Gardner  England CB 2000–2008 144 3 1 1
Poyet, GustavoGustavo Poyet  Uruguay MF 2001–2004 98 23 0 26
Ziege, ChristianChristian Ziege  Germany FB 2001–2004 55 10 13 72
Keller, KaseyKasey Keller  United States GK 2001–2005 85 0 25 102
Redknapp, JamieJamie Redknapp  England MF 2002–2005 49 4 0 17
Keane, RobbieRobbie Keane  Ireland FW Overall
2002 - 2008
2009 - 2011
306
254
52
122
107
15
51 94
Kanouté, FrédéricFrédéric Kanouté  Mali FW 2003–2005 73 21 5 18
Carrick, MichaelMichael Carrick  England MF 2004–2006 75 2 5 17
Robinson, PaulPaul Robinson  England GK 2004–2008 175 1 37 41
Defoe, JermainJermain Defoe  England FW Overall
2004–2008
2009–2014
363
177
186
143
64
79
45 55
Mido, Mido  Egypt FW 2005–2007 61 21 13 51
Tainio, TeemuTeemu Tainio  Finland MF 2005–2008 83 3 11 28
Lee, Young-PyoYoung-Pyo Lee  South Korea DF 2005–2008 93 0 30 118
Huddlestone, TomTom Huddlestone  England MF 2005–2013 181 15 3 3
Jenas, JermaineJermaine Jenas  England MF 2005–2013 202 26 9 21
Dawson, MichaelMichael Dawson  England CB 2005–2014 324 10 4 4
Lennon, AaronAaron Lennon*  England RW 2005–present 348 30 21 21
Berbatov, DimitarDimitar Berbatov  Bulgaria FW 2006–2008 101 46 17 72
Chimbonda, PascalPascal Chimbonda  France DF Overall
2006–2008
2009 - 2009
103
98
5
4
4
0
0 1
Zokora, DidierDidier Zokora  Ivory Coast MF 2006–2009 134 0 4 75
Assou-Ekotto, BenoîtBenoît Assou-Ekotto*  Cameroon DF 2006–present 205 4 4 22
Bent, DarrenDarren Bent  England FW 2007–2009 79 25 1 4
Bale, GarethGareth Bale  Wales LW 2007–2013 203 55 36 41 [25]
Kaboul, YounèsYounès Kaboul*  France DF Overall
2007–2008
2010–present
153
29
124
8
4
4
4 6
Hutton, AlanAlan Hutton  Scotland DF 2008–2011 66 2 11 20
Woodgate, JonathanJonathan Woodgate  England DF 2008–2011 65 3 2 8
Corluka, VedranVedran Corluka  Croatia DF 2008–2012 109 1 11 37
Kranjčar, NikoNiko Kranjčar  Croatia MF 2008–2012 69 11 6 63
Modrić, LukaLuka Modrić  Croatia MF 2008–2012 162 17 21 44
Pavlyuchenko, RomanRoman Pavlyuchenko  Russia FW 2008–2012 103 38 11 34
Bentley, DavidDavid Bentley  England RW 2008–2013 62 5 1 7
Gomes, HeurelhoHeurelho Gomes  Brazil GK 2008–2014 134 0 2 11
Townsend, AndrosAndros Townsend*  England RW 2008-Present 51 5 5 5
Crouch, PeterPeter Crouch  England FW 2009–2011 94 24 8 42
Palacios, WilsonWilson Palacios  Honduras MF 2009–2011 87 1 15 71
Bassong, SébastienSébastien Bassong  Cameroon DF 2009–2012 72 3 13 15
Walker, KyleKyle Walker*  England DF 2009–present 134 3 8 10
van der Vaart, RafaelRafael van der Vaart  Netherlands MF 2010–2012 78 28 19 100
Gallas, WilliamWilliam Gallas  France DF 2010–2013 78 1 0 3
Raniere, SandroSandro Raniere  Brazil MF 2010–2014 105 3 1 17
Parker, ScottScott Parker  England MF 2011–2013 63 0 12 18
Adebayor, EmmanuelEmmanuel Adebayor*  Togo FW 2011–present 96 40 4 57
Friedel, BradBrad Friedel*  United States GK 2011–present 67 0 0 82
Sigurðsson, GylfiGylfi Sigurðsson  Iceland MF 2012-2014 83 13 11 23
Dembélé, MousaMousa Dembélé*  Belgium MF 2012-present 83 2 12 59
Lloris, HugoHugo Lloris*  France GK 2012-present 78 0 12 40
Vertonghen, JanJan Vertonghen*  Belgium DF 2012-present 82 7 14 57
  • Players correct up to the close of the 2014 Summer transfer window. Premier League and International statistics correct up to the start of the 2014-15 season 1 September 2014

An asterisk (*) next to a name denotes that the player is still a current player at the club This is a list of notable players for Tottenham Hotspur. Please do not add the names and details of the current squad unless it meets the notability criteria above.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 'Founding player of Hotspur F.C "A Romance of Football p8" [1] Retrieved March 23, 2008
  2. ^ Founding player of Hotspur F.C. "A Romance of Football p8" [2] Retrieved March 23, 2008
  3. ^ FA Cup Winners 1901 Reported on www.mehst.com
  4. ^ FA Cup Winners 1921 Reported on www.mehst.com
  5. ^ First Division Champions 1951 Reported on Jim Duggan's www.topspurs.com [3]
  6. ^ First Division Champions 1961 Reported on Jim Duggan's www.topspurs.com
  7. ^ FA Cup Winners 1961 Reported on www.mehst.com
  8. ^ FA Cup Winners 1962 Reported on www.mehst.com
  9. ^ European Cup Winners Cup 1963 Reported on www.mehst.com
  10. ^ FA Cup Winners 1967 Reported on www.mehst.com
  11. ^ Club Record - Most goals for club (266) 1961/70 Reported on THFC official Site [4]
  12. ^ League Cup Winners 1971 Reported on THFC Official website
  13. ^ UEFA Cup Winners 1972 Reported on www.mehst.com [5]
  14. ^ Club Record - Most goals in European Cup games for club (22) Reported on THFC Site [6]
  15. ^ Club Record - Most appearances for club (854) 1969/86 Reported on THFC official Site [7]
  16. ^ FA Cup Winners 1981 Reported on www.mehst.com
  17. ^ FA Cup Winners 1982 Reported on www.mehst.com
  18. ^ UEFA Cup Winners 1984 Reported on www.mehst.com [8]
  19. ^ League Cup Winners 1972 Reported on www.THFC Official Website
  20. ^ "Hero" of UEFA Cup Final 1984 Reported on BBC website
  21. ^ FA Cup Winners 1991 Reported on www.mehst.com
  22. ^ Club Record - Most goals (49) in one season 1986/87 Reported on THFC official Site [9]
  23. ^ League Cup Winners 1999 Reported on www.mehst.com
  24. ^ League Cup Winners 2008 Reported on www.mehst.com
  25. ^ "Gareth Bale joins Real Madrid from Spurs in £85m world record deal". BBC Sport. 1 September 2013. 

References[edit]

http://www.tottenhamhotspur.com/spurs/News/aaron-joins-300-club-05022013.page