Soccer The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time  

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Though the club may not have the success that many of its other big six rivals have, Tottenham Hotspur are one of the most illustrious clubs in all of English football. Formed in 1882, the Spurs won its first FA Cup in 1901, and from there, have managed to home a number of domestic and European honors over the years. That said, Spurs have had some of the biggest names in football on their starting XI. Recently, Spurs had one of the best players in the Premier League in Gareth Bale. Purchased from Southampton, Bale became one of the most decorated players in the league, taking home the PFA Player of the Year twice and carrying Tottenham to the Champions League. At the time of his transfer to Real Madrid, he was the highest transferred player in history.

Who are considered some of the greatest Spurs of all time? Other Tottenham legends include Dave Mackay, Glenn Hoddle and Jimmy Greaves. These players are considered some of the finest in league history, and with good reason. Their innovation has led Tottenham to trophies in every decade since the 1960s. 

This is a list of the best Tottenham Hotspur players of all time. If you see someone missing from this list, feel free to add him. Vote or re-rank this list based on who you think is the greatest Spurs of all time.
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1
1,106 306
Harry Kane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
NandaRamanujam added Harry Kane Forward

2
1,043 326
Jimmy Greaves is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Jimmy Greaves Forward

3
1,322 449
Gareth Bale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Gareth Bale Forward, Midfielder

4
858 257
Christian Eriksen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
mikkelhaagensen30 added Christian Eriksen Midfielder

5
871 284
Paul Gascoigne is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Paul Gascoigne Midfielder

6
737 239
Gary Lineker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
kingbass added Gary Lineker Forward

7
766 255
Glenn Hoddle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Glenn Hoddle Midfielder

8
821 285
Luka Modrić is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Luka Modrić Midfielder

9
691 230
Ledley King is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Ledley King Defender, Midfielder

10
622 199
Hugo Lloris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
NandaRamanujam added Hugo Lloris Goalkeeper

11
598 199
Jürgen Klinsmann is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time

12
492 153
Pat Jennings is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Pat Jennings Goalkeeper

13
458 145
Ossie Ardiles is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Ossie Ardiles

14
481 165
Dele Alli is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
gavin-bolton added Dele Alli

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15
418 139
Teddy Sheringham is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
pauljeffrey6 added Teddy Sheringham Forward

16
452 163
Robbie Keane is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Robbie Keane Forward

17
386 146
Dave Mackay is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Dave Mackay Defender, Midfielder

18
369 140
Danny Blanchflower is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Danny Blanchflower Midfielder

19
393 155
David Ginola is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
David Ginola Forward, Midfielder

20
292 95
Toby Alderweireld is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Marc Osborne added Toby Alderweireld Defender

21
229 67
Jan Vertonghen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Marc Osborne added Jan Vertonghen Defender, Midfielder

The Best Athletes of All Time

22
407 190
Jermain Defoe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Jermain Defoe Forward

23
220 67
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24
206 91
Chris Waddle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
darren-bell added Chris Waddle Midfielder

25
165 63
Bill Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
hiren-bhardwa added Bill Nicholson Wing half

26
274 151
Rafael van der Vaart is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
hiren-bhardwa added Rafael van der Vaart Forward, Midfielder

27
202 101
Danny Rose is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
mio112 added Danny Rose Defender, Forward, Midfielder

28
244 142
Steve Perryman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Steve Perryman Midfielder

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29
182 93
Ray Clemence is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Ray Clemence Goalkeeper

30
99 24
Moussa Dembélé is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Moussa Dembélé

31
210 123
Kyle Walker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
mio112 added Kyle Walker Defender

32
206 131
Martin Chivers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Martin Chivers Forward

33
206 136
Gary Mabbutt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Gary Mabbutt Defender

34
164 112
Cliff Jones is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Cliff Jones Winger

35
175 132
Dimitar Berbatov is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
darren-bell added Dimitar Berbatov Forward

The Creepiest Sports Mascots

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80 39
Alderwireld is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Jqwertyuiop added Alderwireld ALDERWIRELD

37
147 116
Ricardo Villa is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
kingbass added Ricardo Villa Midfielder

38
146 116
John White is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
John White Inside forward, Midfielder

39
125 100
Steve Archibald is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Steve Archibald Forward

40
127 103
Alan Gilzean is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Alan Gilzean Forward

41
131 110
Martin Peters is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Martin Peters Midfielder

42
120 98
Alan Mullery is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Alan Mullery Midfielder

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117 96
Bobby Smith is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Bobby Smith Forward

44
126 120
Darren Anderton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Darren Anderton Midfielder

45
115 109
Edgar Davids is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
gavin-bolton added Edgar Davids Midfielder

46
124 123
Aaron Lennon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
hiren-bhardwa added Aaron Lennon Midfielder

47
121 132
Michael Dawson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Michael Dawson Defender

48
90 96
Mike England is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Mike England Defender

49
74 81
Chris Hughton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
hiren-bhardwa added Chris Hughton Defender

50
73 82
Graham Roberts is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
alex-perring added Graham Roberts Defender