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Harry Kane v Jimmy Greaves: How Tottenham’s joint record goalscorers compare

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Harry Kane equalled Jimmy Greaves’ all-time record of 266 goals for Tottenham with the winner in Monday night’s 1-0 Premier League triumph at Fulham.Premier League football has brought 198 of Kane’s goals, ranking him third in the competition’s history under that branding behind Alan Shearer and Wayne Rooney.That includes three Golden Boot awards, for the 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2020-21 seasons – also leading the league in assists in the latter campaign.

He did not win the award for his most prolific season, with his 30 goals in 2017-18 beaten by Mohamed Salah’s 32 for Liverpool, though it did help him to a calendar-year record of 39 in 2017.Kane has 15 FA Cup goals for Spurs and seven in the League Cup.

He has also scored 21 Champions League goals, with 18 in the Europa League and six in the Europa Conference League.That makes him by far Spurs’ top scorer in European competition with 45 goals, with his strike partner Son Heung-min second on 24 as both the scope of UEFA’s competitions and Tottenham’s involvement within them have grown in recent years – Lucas Moura’s 12 goals place him joint eighth on that list.Kane’s partnership with Son has been especially fruitful, with the pair setting a record in the Premier League for goal and assist combinations.

They passed the previous mark of 36, by former Chelsea duo Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard, last season and have since extended their total to 44, with Kane scoring 22 of those and setting up Son on 22 occasions.Kane has played more games than Greaves, 415 to 379, but his 0.64 goals-per-game ratio stands comparison with Greaves’ 0.70.Greaves scored 220 league goals, still a club record and more than the total goals scored by any individual Spurs player other than himself and

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