Top Scorers in The Premier League History (1992/1993-2021/2022)

Top Scorers in The Premier League History: The 2021/2022 Premier League is a relatively young competition. Since its foundation was only 29 years ago, the 1992/1993 season is the first in history. So, today, we wanted to review the Premier League’s top scorers in the history of the competition.

Premier League Top Scorers

During those 29 years, we have managed to enjoy authentic great players who have left their names written forever in the history of the most-watched league tournament in the world. In fact, some of them are some of the best players in the history of football.

Top Scorers in The Premier League History

These are the ten top scorers in the English competition since its inception. We review who are the footballers who have celebrated the most times seen the goal since the league was renamed the Premier League. These are the legends of football in the British Isles.

1. Alan Shearer

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Statistics: 260 goals in 441 games.
  • Teams: Newcastle United – Blackburn Rovers.

2. Wayne Rooney

 
 
 
 
 
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3. Andy Cole

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Statistics: 187 goals in 415 games.
  • Teams: Newcastle United – Manchester United – Blackburn Rovers – Fulham – Manchester City – Portsmouth – Sunderland.

4. Sergio Aguero

 
 
 
 
 
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5. Frank Lampard

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Statistics: 177 goals in 611 games.
  • Teams: West Ham United – Chelsea – Manchester City.

6. Thierry Henry

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Statistics: 175 goals in 258 games.
  • Teams: Arsenal.

7. Harry Kane

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Statistics: 167 goals in 252 games.
  • Teams : Totteham Hotspurs.

8. Jermaine Defoe

 
 
 
 
 
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9. Robbie Fowler

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Statistics: 162 goals in 379 games.
  • Teams: Liverpool – Leeds United – Manchester City – Blackburn Rovers.

10. Michael Owen

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Statistics: 150 goals in 326 games.
  • Teams: Liverpool – Newcastle United – Manchester United – Stoke City.

Table of The Top Scorers in The History of The Premier League

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1Alan ShearerEngland260441Newcastle United – Blackburn Rovers
2Wayne RooneyEngland208491Manchester United –Everton
3Andy ColeEngland187415Newcastle United – Manchester United – Blackburn Rovers – Fulham – Manchester City – Portsmouth – Sunderland
4Sergio AgueroArgentina182274Manchester City
5Frank LampardEngland177611West Ham United- Chelsea -Manchester City
6Thierry HenryFrance175258Arsenal
7Harry KaneEngland167252Tottenham Hotspur
8Jermaine DefoeEngland163496West Ham United – Tottenham Hotspur – Portsmouth – Sunderland – Bournemouth
9Robert FowlerEngland162379Liverpool -Leeds United- Manchester City -Blackburn Rovers
10Michael OwenEngland150326Liverpool-Newcastle United-Manchester United-Stoke City
11Les FerdinandEngland149351Queens Park Rangers – Newcastle United – Tottenham Hotspur – West Ham United – Leicester City – Bolton Wanderers
12Teddy SheringhamEngland146418Nottingham Forest – Tottenham Hotspur – Manchester United – Portsmouth – West Ham United
13Robin Van PersieNetherlands144280Arsenal–Man United
14Jimmy Floyd HasselbainkNetherlands127288Leeds United – Chelsea – Middlesbrough – Charlton Athletic
15Nicholas AnelkaFrance126364Arsenal – Liverpool – Manchester City – Bolton Wanderers – Chelsea – West Bromwich Albion
16Jamie VardyEngland1 252 53Leicester city
17Robbie KeaneIreland125349Coventry City – Leeds United – Tottenham Hotspur – Liverpool – West Ham United – Aston Villa
18Dwight YorkeTrinidad and Tobago123375Aston Villa – Manchester United – Blackburn Rovers – Birmingham City – Sunderland
19Steven GerrardEngland120504Liverpool
20Romelu LukakuBelgium116259Chelsea – West Brom Albion – Everton – Manchester United
21Ian WrightEngland113252Arsenal–West Ham United
22Emile HeskeyEngland111516Leicester City – Liverpool – Birmingham City – Wigan Athletic – Aston Villa
23Dion DublinEngland111312Manchester United-Coventry City-Aston Villa
24Ryan GiggsWelsh109632Man Utd
25Paul ScholesEngland107499Man Utd
26peter crouchEngland106467Aston Villa – Southampton – Liverpool – Portsmouth – Tottenham Hotspur – Stoke City – Burnley
27Darren BentEngland106276Ipswich Town – Charlton Athletic – Tottenham Hotspur – Sunderland – Aston Villa – Fulham  
28Didier DrogbaIvory Coast104254Chelsea
29Matt LeTissierEngland102270Southampton

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