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
1,322 377
Harry Kane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
NandaRamanujam added Forward

2
1,503 511
Gareth Bale is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward, Midfielder

3
1,021 319
Christian Eriksen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
mikkelhaagensen30 added Midfielder

4
1,171 386
Jimmy Greaves is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward

5
960 324
Luka Modrić is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder

6
941 328
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
845 296
Glenn Hoddle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder

9
709 241
Hugo Lloris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
NandaRamanujam added Goalkeeper

10
753 272
Ledley King is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Defender, Midfielder

11
589 202
Dele Alli is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
gavin-bolton added

12
651 237
Jürgen Klinsmann is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time

13
366 93
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Hee Chang Jang added Forward

14
505 179
Ossie Ardiles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Ossie Ardiles

15
527 191
Pat Jennings is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Goalkeeper

16
501 187
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
292 85
Jan Vertonghen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Marc Osborne added Defender, Midfielder

19
337 120
Toby Alderweireld is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Marc Osborne added Defender

20
434 179
David Ginola is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward, Midfielder

21
414 169
Dave Mackay is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Defender, Midfielder

22
396 163
Danny Blanchflower is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder

23
451 204
Jermain Defoe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward

24
310 164
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
180 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
125 42
Moussa Dembélé is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Moussa Dembélé

28
263 157
Steve Perryman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder

29
227 131
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
241 154
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
201 139
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
96 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
134 131
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