Kane leads Premier League top scorers never to win the title

Date published: Sunday 18th April 2021 5:07 - Ian Watson

With his brace against Everton on Friday night, Harry Kane leapfrogged Jermain Defoe to become the Premier League’s highest scorer never to have won the title. Here’s the top ten the Spurs striker now tops…

 

1) Harry Kane – 164 goals
Games: 240
Clubs: Norwich (3 games), Tottenham (237 games)
Minutes per goal: 121
Position in overall PL top scorer list: 7th

 

2) Jermain Defoe – 163 goals
Games: 496
Clubs: West Ham (74 games, 18 goals), Tottenham (276 games, 91 goals), Portsmouth (31 games, 15 goals), Sunderland (87 games, 34 goals), Bournemouth (28 games, 4 goals)
Minutes per goal: 200
Position in overall PL top scorer list: 8th

 

3) Robbie Fowler – 162 goals
Games: 379
Clubs: Liverpool (266 games, 128 goals), Leeds (30 games, 14 goals), Man City (80 games, 21 goals), Blackburn (3 games, 0 goals)
Minutes per goal: 173
Position in overall PL top scorer list: 9th


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4) Les Ferdinand – 149 goals
Games: 349
Clubs: QPR (110 games, 60 goals), Newcastle (68 games, 41 goals), Tottenham (118 games, 33 goals), West Ham (14 games, 2 goals), Leicester (29 games, 12 goals), Bolton (12 games, 1 goals),
Minutes per goal: 174
Position in overall PL top scorer list: 11th

 

5) Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink – 129 goals
Games: 288
Clubs: Leeds (69 games, 34 goals), Chelsea (136 games, 69 goals), Middlesbrough (58 games, 22 goals), Charlton (25 games, 2 goals),
Minutes per goal: 167
Position in overall PL top scorer list: 14th


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6) Robbie Keane – 125 goals
Games: 349
Clubs: Coventry (31 games, 12 goals), Leeds United (46 games, 13 goals), Tottenham (238 games, 91 goals), Liverpool (19 games, 5 goals), West Ham (9 games, 2 goals), Aston Villa (6 games, 3 goals)
Minutes per goal: 196
Position in overall PL top scorer list: 16th

 

7) Steven Gerrard – 121 goals
Games: 504
Clubs: Liverpool (504 games, 121 goals)
Minutes per goal: 340
Position in overall PL top scorer list: 18th

8) Romelu Lukaku – 113 goals
Games: 252
Clubs: Chelsea (10 games, 0 goals), West Brom (35 games, 17 goals), Everton (141 games, 68 goals), Manchester United (66 games, 28 goals)
Minutes per goal: 169
Position in overall PL top scorer list: 21st

 

9) Emile Heskey – 111 goals
Games: 516
Clubs: Leicester (124 games, 33 goals), Liverpool (150 games, 39 goals), Birmingham (68 games, 14 goals), Wigan (82 games, 15 goals), Aston Villa (92 games, 9 goals)
Minutes per goal: 343
Position in overall PL top scorer list: 23rd

 

10) Darren Bent – 106 goals
Games: 277
Clubs: Ipswich (5 games, 1 goal), Charlton (68 games, 31 goals), Tottenham (60 games, 18 goals), Sunderland (58 games, 32 goals), Aston Villa (61 games, 21 goals), Fulham (24 games, 3 goals)
Minutes per goal: 190
Position in overall PL top scorer list: 26th

 

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