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List of footballers with 100 or more Premier League goals

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Shearer
Alan Shearer was the first player to score 200 Premier League goals, and is the only player to score 100 goals for two separate clubs.
Rooney
Wayne Rooney is the second Premier League player to score 200 goals or more and the player with the most goals for a single club.
Lampard
Frank Lampard is the Premier League's highest scoring midfielder of all time.
Henry
Thierry Henry scored 175 Premier League goals, the most by a foreign player.
Giggs
Ryan Giggs is the only player to have scored in each of the first 21 Premier League seasons.
Drogba
Didier Drogba is the only African player to score 100 Premier League goals.

Since the Premier League's formation, at the start of the 1992–93 season, 28 players have scored 100 or more goals in the competition.

During the 1995–96 season, Alan Shearer became the first player to score 100 Premier League goals, and holds the record for the fewest games taken to reach 100, doing so in 124 appearances. He also holds the record for most goals scored in the Premier League.[1][2] After Shearer, Harry Kane is the second-fastest to 100 goals, doing so in 141 games.[3]

Players[edit]

Key

  • Bold shows players still playing in the Premier League.[4]
  • Italics show players still playing professional football
  • The list of teams for individual players include all teams that they have played for in the Premier League (including those they have not scored any goals for).
List of footballers with 100 or more Premier League goals
Rank Player Premier League club(s) National team Goals Played Ratio
1 Alan Shearer Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United England 260 441 0.59
2 Wayne Rooney Everton, Manchester United England 208 494 0.42
3 Andy Cole Newcastle United, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Fulham, Manchester City, Portsmouth England 187 414 0.45
4 Frank Lampard West Ham United, Chelsea, Manchester City England 177 609 0.29
5 Thierry Henry Arsenal France 175 258 0.68
6 Sergio Agüero Manchester City Argentina 172 246 0.70
7 Robbie Fowler Liverpool, Leeds United, Manchester City, Blackburn Rovers England 163 379 0.43
8 Jermain Defoe West Ham United, Portsmouth, Tottenham Hotspur, Sunderland, Bournemouth England 162 496 0.33
9 Michael Owen Liverpool, Newcastle United, Manchester United, Stoke City England 150 326 0.46
10 Les Ferdinand Queens Park Rangers, Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, Leicester City, Bolton Wanderers England 149 351 0.42
11 Teddy Sheringham Nottingham Forest, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Portsmouth, West Ham United England 146 418 0.35
12 Robin van Persie Arsenal, Manchester United Netherlands 144 280 0.51
13 Harry Kane Tottenham Hotspur, Norwich City England 130 188 0.69
14 Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink Leeds United, Chelsea, Middlesbrough, Charlton Athletic Netherlands 127 288 0.44
15 Robbie Keane Coventry City, Leeds United, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, West Ham United, Aston Villa Republic of Ireland 126 349 0.36
16 Nicolas Anelka Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City, Bolton Wanderers, Chelsea, West Bromwich Albion France 125 364 0.34
17 Dwight Yorke Aston Villa, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Birmingham City, Sunderland Trinidad and Tobago 123 375 0.33
18 Steven Gerrard Liverpool England 120 504 0.24
19 Ian Wright Arsenal, West Ham United England 113 213 0.53
Romelu Lukaku Chelsea, West Bromwich Albion, Everton, Manchester United Belgium 113 252 0.45
21 Dion Dublin Manchester United, Coventry City, Aston Villa England 111 312 0.36
22 Emile Heskey Leicester City, Liverpool, Birmingham City, Wigan Athletic, Aston Villa England 110 516 0.21
23 Ryan Giggs Manchester United Wales 109 632 0.17
24 Peter Crouch Aston Villa, Southampton, Liverpool, Portsmouth, Tottenham Hotspur, Stoke City, Burnley England 108 468 0.23
25 Paul Scholes Manchester United England 107 499 0.21
26 Darren Bent Ipswich Town, Charlton Athletic, Tottenham Hotspur, Sunderland, Aston Villa, Fulham England 106 276 0.38
27 Didier Drogba Chelsea Ivory Coast 104 254 0.41
28 Matt Le Tissier Southampton England 100 270 0.37
As of 28 September 2019.
Sources:[4][5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bent poised to join 100 club". PremierLeague.com. Premier League. 30 January 2012. Archived from the original on 20 October 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Bent delighted to join 100 goals club". PremierLeague.com. Premier League. 2 February 2012. Retrieved 2 February 2012.
  3. ^ Dan Kilpatrick (4 February 2018). "Tottenham striker Harry Kane scores 100th Premier League goal". ESPN.
  4. ^ a b "Premier League Player Stats: Goals". PremierLeague.com. Premier League. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Premier League Players – Overview and Stats". PremierLeague.com. Premier League. Retrieved 24 June 2019.