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Footballers with the Most Career Goals in English Premier League / Football League First Division History

The Greatest Scorer In First Division English Football History, Jimmy Greaves, Here As A Member Of Tottenham

The Greatest Scorer In First Division English Football History, Jimmy Greaves, Here As A Member Of Tottenham

FOOTBALLER CAREER GOALS FOOTBALL CLUB (1ST DIVISION) GOALS FROM TO
1. Jimmy Greaves 357 Chelsea 124 1957-58 1960-61
Tottenham 220 1961-62 1969-70
West Ham 13 1969-70 1970-71
2. Dixie Dean 310 Everton 310 1924-25 1937-38
3. Steve Bloomer 309 Derby 248 1892-93 1913-14
Middlesbro 61 1905-06 1909-10
4. Gordon Hodgson 287 Liverpool 232 1925-26 1935-36
Aston Villa 4 1935-36 1935-36
Leeds 51 1936-37 1938-39
5. Alan Shearer 283 Southampton 23 1987-88 1991-92
Blackburn 112 1992-93 1995-96
Newcastle 148 1996-97 2005-06
6. Charlie Buchan 258 Sunderland 209 1910-11 1924-25
Arsenal 49 1925-26 1927-28
7. Nat Lofthouse 255 Bolton 255 1946-47 1960-61
7. David Jack 255 Bolton 144 1920-21 1928-29
Arsenal 111 1928-29 1933-34
9. Joe Bradford 248 Birmingham 248 1921-22 1934-35
10. Hughie Gallacher 247 Newcastle 134 1925-26 1929-30
Derby 38 1930-31 1931-32
Chelsea 72 1932-33 1935-36
11. Joe Smith 243 Bolton 243 1911-12 1926-27
12. George Brown 240 Huddersfield 142 1921-22 1928-29
Aston Villa 79 1929-30 1932-33
Leeds 19 1935-36 1936-37
13. George Camsell 235 Middlesbro 235 1927-28 1938-39
14. Ian Rush 232 Liverpool 229 1981-82 1995-96
Leeds 3 1996-97 1996-97
15. David Herd 222 Arsenal 97 1954-55 1960-61
Man United 114 1961-62 1967-68
Stoke 11 1968-69 1969-70
16. Harry Hampton 219 Aston Villa 215 1904-05 1914-15
Birmingham 4 1921-22 1921-22
17. Tony Cottee 214 West Ham 92 1982-83 1987-88
Everton 72 1988-89 1993-94
West Ham 23 1994-95 1995-96
Leicester 27 1997-98 1999-00
17. Billy Walker 214 Aston Villa 214 1919-20 1932-33
19. Geoff Hurst 211 West Ham 181 1961-62 1971-72
Stoke 30 1972-73 1974-75
20. Bobby Gurney 208 Sunderland 208 1925-26 1938-39

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Lionel Messi and the Most Goals in La Liga History

Lionel Messi Scores (Again)

Lionel Messi Scores (Again)

It’s Lionel Messi again at the top of La Liga. Not only does Barcelona‘s attacker have the most hat tricks at Spain’s top football level (as we have seen), but he has scored more goals overall than anyone, too.

Leo will get to 300 and more before it is all over.

His closest active competition is Real Madrid‘s Cristiano Ronaldo, the ninth of nine La Liga footballers with at least 200 career netters. But Ronaldo is 67 goals away from Messi and three years older.

It will take a player from a future era to contend for Messi’s career scoring title.

Below find the top 20 La Liga players with the most goals. Seven have played for Los Blancos and six for Barca.

FOOTBALLER GOALS TEAMS LA LIGA YEARS
1. Lionel Messi 275 Barcelona 2004 – Present
2. Telmo Zarra 251 Athletic Bilbao 1940 – 1955
3. Hugo Sánchez 234 Atletico Madrid (54); Real Madrid (164); Rayo Vallecano (16) 1981 – 1992, 1993 – 1994
4. Raúl 228 Real Madrid 1994 – 2010
5. Alfredo di Stéfano 227 Real Madrid (216); Espanyol (11) 1953 – 1966
6. César Rodríguez 223 Granada (23); Barcelona (192); Cultural Leonesa (3); Elche (5) 1939 – 1956, 1959 -1960
7. Quini 219 Sporting de Gijon (165); Barcelona (54) 1970 – 1976, 1977 – 1987
8. Pahiño 210 Celta De Vigo (56); Real Madrid (108); Deportivo (46) 1944 – 1956
9. Cristiano Ronaldo 208 Real Madrid 2009 – Present
10. Edmundo Suárez 195 Valencia CF (186); CD Alcoyano (9) 1939 – 1951
11. Carlos Santillana 186 Real Madrid 1971 – 1988
12. David Villa 185 Zaragoza (32); Valencia CF (107); Barcelona (33); Atletico Madrid (13) 2003 – 2014
13. Juan Arza 182 Sevilla 1943 – 1959
14. Guillermo Gorostiza 178 Athletic Bilbao (106); Valencia CF (72) 1929 – 1946
15. Luis Aragonés 172 Atletico Madrid 1964 – 1974
16. Samuel Eto’o 162 Mallorca (54); Barcelona (108) 1999 – 2009
17. Ferenc Puskás 156 Real Madrid 1958 – 1966
18. Julio Salinas 152 Athletic Bilbao (13); Atletico Madrid (31); Barcelona (60); Deportivo (12); Sporting de Gijon (24); Alaves (12) 1982 – 1987, 1998 – 2000
19. Adrián Escudero 150 Atletico Madrid 1945 – 1958
20. Daniel Ruiz 147 Athletic Bilbao 1972 – 1986

Photo: dailymail.co.uk

Lionel Messi and Footballers with the Most Hat Tricks in La Liga History

Lionel Messi Is Now La Liga's All-Time Hat Trick Leader

Lionel Messi Is Now La Liga’s All-Time Hat Trick Leader

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi notched his 24th hat trick today, eking by Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo for the most tricks in La Liga’s 87-year history.

The 30-year old Ronaldo is still in the game, though, so the record books are not yet closed. Both footballers have 30 league goals this season and are playing at similar levels.

It’s clear that the level of La Liga talent and play has flourished over the past decade and change – and has exploded revenue.

Of the top 10 Liga footballers, including ties, with the most hat tricks, the remaining nine played in the 1960’s or earlier.

FOOTBALLER LA LIGA HAT TRICKS COUNTRY LA LIGA CLUB(S)
1. Lionel Messi 24 Argentina Barcelona
2. Cristiano Ronaldo 23 Portugal Real Madrid
3. Telmo Zarra 22 Spain Athletic Bilbao
3. Alfredo di Stéfano 22 Argentina Real Madrid, RCD Espanyol
5. Edmundo Suárez 19 Spain Valencia CF, CD Alcoyano
6. César Rodríguez 16 Spain Barcelona, Granada CF, Elche CF
7. Isidro Lángara 13 Spain Real Oviedo
8. Ferenc Puskás 12 Hungary Real Madrid
9. Manuel Badenes 11 Spain Castellon, Barcelona, Valencia CF, Real Valladolid, Sporting de Gijon
9. László Kubala 11 Hungary Barcelona, RCD Espanyol
9. Pahiño 11 Spain Celta de Vigo, Real Madrid, Deportivo de La Coruna, Granada CF

Photo: spiegel.de

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