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
1,319 377
Harry Kane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
NandaRamanujam added Forward

2
1,502 510
Gareth Bale is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward, Midfielder

3
1,019 319
Christian Eriksen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
mikkelhaagensen30 added Midfielder

4
1,168 386
Jimmy Greaves is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward

5
956 324
Luka Modrić is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder

6
940 328
Paul Gascoigne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder

7
816 279
Gary Lineker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
kingbass added Forward

8
844 296
Glenn Hoddle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder

9
708 241
Hugo Lloris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
NandaRamanujam added Goalkeeper

10
751 271
Ledley King is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Defender, Midfielder

11
589 201
Dele Alli is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
gavin-bolton added

12
650 236
Jürgen Klinsmann is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time

13
363 93
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Hee Chang Jang added Forward

14
527 191
Pat Jennings is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Goalkeeper

15
504 179
Ossie Ardiles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Ossie Ardiles

16
500 187
Robbie Keane is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward

17
458 164
Teddy Sheringham is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
pauljeffrey6 added Forward

18
291 84
Jan Vertonghen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Marc Osborne added Defender, Midfielder

19
434 179
David Ginola is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward, Midfielder

20
335 120
Toby Alderweireld is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Marc Osborne added Defender

21
413 169
Dave Mackay is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Defender, Midfielder

22
395 163
Danny Blanchflower is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder

23
449 204
Jermain Defoe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward

24
308 164
Rafael van der Vaart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
hiren-bhardwa added Forward, Midfielder

25
220 106
Chris Waddle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
darren-bell added Midfielder

26
179 79
Bill Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
hiren-bhardwa added Wing half

27
124 42
Moussa Dembélé is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Moussa Dembélé

28
262 157
Steve Perryman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder

29
226 130
Danny Rose is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
mio112 added Defender, Forward, Midfielder

30
193 104
Ray Clemence is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Goalkeeper

31
240 153
Kyle Walker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
mio112 added Defender

32
219 141
Martin Chivers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward

33
218 144
Gary Mabbutt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Defender

34
200 139
Dimitar Berbatov is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
darren-bell added Forward

35
177 124
Cliff Jones is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Winger

36
95 51
Alderwireld is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Jqwertyuiop added Alderwireld

ALDERWIRELD

37
159 123
Ricardo Villa is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
kingbass added Midfielder

38
152 124
John White is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Inside forward, Midfielder

39
137 110
Alan Gilzean is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward

40
133 106
Steve Archibald is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward

41
138 113
Martin Peters is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder

42
127 104
Alan Mullery is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder

43
123 103
Bobby Smith is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward

44
131 114
Edgar Davids is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
gavin-bolton added Midfielder

45
134 124
Darren Anderton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder

46
134 130
Aaron Lennon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
hiren-bhardwa added Midfielder

47
97 102
Mike England is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Defender

48
125 140
Michael Dawson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Defender

49
76 85
Chris Hughton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
hiren-bhardwa added Defender

50
13 4
Erik Thorstvedt is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Rosshossofcl added Goalkeeper