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List of Premier League players with 100 or more 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, behind only Shearer and the only active player as of 2018 to do so.
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 managed to accrue 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

List of Premier League players with 100 or more goals
As of 18 August 2018.
Sources:[4][5]
Rank Nat. Player Premier League club(s) Goals Played Ratio
1  England Alan Shearer Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United 260 441 0.59
2  England Wayne Rooney Everton, Manchester United 208 494 0.42
3  England Andy Cole Newcastle United, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Fulham, Manchester City, Portsmouth 187 414 0.45
4  England Frank Lampard West Ham United, Chelsea, Manchester City 177 609 0.29
5  France Thierry Henry Arsenal 175 258 0.68
6  England Robbie Fowler Liverpool, Leeds United, Manchester City 163 379 0.43
7  England Jermain Defoe West Ham United, Portsmouth, Tottenham Hotspur, Sunderland, Bournemouth 162 491 0.33
8  England Michael Owen Liverpool, Newcastle United, Manchester United, Stoke City 150 326 0.46
9  England Les Ferdinand Queens Park Rangers, Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, Leicester City, Bolton Wanderers 149 351 0.42
10  England Teddy Sheringham Nottingham Forest, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Portsmouth, West Ham United 146 418 0.35
11  Netherlands Robin van Persie Arsenal, Manchester United 144 280 0.51
12  Argentina Sergio Agüero Manchester City 143 206 0.69
13  Netherlands Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink Leeds United, Chelsea, Middlesbrough, Charlton Athletic 127 288 0.44
14  Republic of Ireland Robbie Keane Coventry City, Leeds United, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, West Ham United, Aston Villa 126 349 0.36
15  France Nicolas Anelka Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City, Bolton Wanderers, Chelsea, West Bromwich Albion 125 364 0.34
16  Trinidad and Tobago Dwight Yorke Aston Villa, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Birmingham City, Sunderland 123 375 0.33
17  England Steven Gerrard Liverpool 120 504 0.24
18  England Ian Wright Arsenal, West Ham United 113 213 0.53
19  England Dion Dublin Manchester United, Coventry City, Aston Villa 111 312 0.36
20  England Emile Heskey Leicester City, Liverpool, Birmingham City, Wigan Athletic, Aston Villa 110 516 0.21
21  Wales Ryan Giggs Manchester United 109 632 0.17
22  England Harry Kane Norwich City, Tottenham Hotspur 109 154 0.71
23  England Peter Crouch Aston Villa, Southampton, Liverpool, Portsmouth, Tottenham Hotspur, Stoke City 108 462 0.23
23  England Paul Scholes Manchester United 107 499 0.21
25  England Darren Bent Ipswich Town, Charlton Athletic, Tottenham Hotspur, Sunderland, Aston Villa, Fulham 106 276 0.38
26  Ivory Coast Didier Drogba Chelsea 104 254 0.41
27  Belgium Romelu Lukaku Chelsea, West Bromwich Albion, Everton, Manchester United 101 220 0.46
28  England Matt Le Tissier Southampton 100 270 0.37
Italics show players still playing professional football; Bold shows players still playing in the Premier League.[4]

See also

References

  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 10 December 2017. 
  5. ^ "Premier League Players – Overview and Stats". PremierLeague.com. Premier League. Retrieved 10 December 2017. 
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