Record wins

  • Record win: 13–2 v Crewe Alexandra, FA Cup, 3 February 1960
  • Record league victory: 9–0 v Bristol Rovers, Division 2, 22 October 1977
  • Most goals: 10–4 v Everton, 11 October 1958.
  • Record cup victory: 13–2 v Crewe Alexandra, FA Cup, 3 February 1960
  • Record home win: 13–2 v Crewe Alexandra, FA Cup, 3 February 1960
  • Record UEFA Cup win: 9–0 v Keflavík (Iceland) 28 Sep 1971 (aggregate 15–1, including 1–6 win away on 14 Sep 1971)
  • Record away win:
6–0 v Oldham Athletic, FA Cup 14 January 1933
6–0 v Margate FA Cup, 13 January 1973
6–0 v Oldham Athletic, Football League Cup, 23 September 2004,
6–0 v Drogheda, UEFA Cup, 14 September 1983
7-1 v Hull City, Premier League, 21 May 2017.

Record defeats

  • Record defeat: 0–8 v 1. FC Köln, UEFA Intertoto Cup, 22 July 1995
  • Record league defeat:
2–8 v Derby County, Division 1, 16 October 1976
0–7 v Liverpool, Division 1, 2 September 1978
  • Record cup defeat: 1-6 v Newcastle United, FA Cup 3rd Round Replay, 23 December 1999
  • Record home defeat: 0–6
v Sunderland, Division 1, 19 December 1914
v Arsenal, Division 1, 6 March 1935
  • Record away defeat: 0–7 v Liverpool, Division 1, 1 September 1978

Additional records

Steve Perryman made 854 club appearances

  • Record attendance: 85,512 v Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Champions League, 2 November 2016 (at Wembley)
  • Most league points (under 2 for a win system): 70, Division 2, 1919–20
  • Most league points (under 3 for a win system): 86, Premier League, 2016-2017
  • Most league goals: 115, Division 1, 1960–61
  • Most goals in total: 266 Jimmy Greaves, 1961–70
  • Most league goals in total: 220 Jimmy Greaves, 1961–70
  • Most goals in a season: 49 Clive Allen, 1986–87
  • Most league appearances: 655 Steve Perryman, 1969–1986
  • Most appearances: 854 Steve Perryman, 1969–1986
  • Youngest first team player: John Bostock, 16 years, 295 days against Dinamo Zagreb, 6 November 2008
  • Oldest first team player: Brad Friedel, 42 years, 176 days against Newcastle United (H), 10 November 2013
  • Transfer record (received): £85.3 million from Real Madrid for Gareth Bale, September 2013
  • Transfer record (paid): £42 million to Ajax for Davinson Sánchez, August 2017.

London derbies best attendances

– Arsenal:

  • Tottenham 1 – 0 Arsenal, 83,222 10 February 2018, English Premier league,Wembley
  • Tottenham 3 – 1 Arsenal, 77.893, 14 April 1991, FA Cup, Wembley
  • Tottenham 1 – 4 Arsenal, 69.821, 10 October 1953, English Championship, White Hart Lane
  • Arsenal 1 – 1 Tottenham 72.164, 29 September 1951, English Championship, Highbury

– Chelsea:

  • Tottenham 2 – 1 Chelsea, 100.000, 20 May 1967, FA Cup, Wembley
  • Tottenham 4 – 0 Chelsea, 66.398, 26 February 1957, English Championship, White Hart Lane
  • Chelsea 0 – 4 Tottenham, 76.000, 16 October 1920, English Championship, Stamford Bridge

– West Ham:

  • Tottenham 1 – 2 West Ham, 50.468, 2 February 1939, FA Cup, Highbury
  • Tottenham 3 – 3 West Ham, 69.118, 3 March 1956, FA Cup, White Hart Lane
  • West Ham 3 – 3 Tottenham, 42.716, 21 January 1939, FA Cup, Boleyn Ground

National records

  • The first club to win the ‘Double’ of the FA Cup and Top Flight Championship in the 20th Century (1960–61)
  • Most consecutive League victories from start of a top flight season: 11 (1960)
  • Most victories in a League season: 31 out of 42 games in 1960–61
  • Most premier league goals scored by a player in a calendar year: 39 by Harry Kane in 2017
  • Most points in Division 2 season: (2 points for a win): 70 (1919–20)
  • The only non-league club, since the creation of the Football League in 1888, to have won the FA Cup (1901)
  • The first club to win the League Cup at the New Wembley (2007–08)
  • Fastest ever Premier League goal scored: 9.7 seconds by Ledley King against Bradford City in 2000
  • First team to concede 1,000 goals in the Premier League
  • Most goals scored in a Premier League game: 9 (joint record)
  • Most prolific goal scorers out of any English team in European football competition, scoring an average 2.1 goals per game

British records

  • The first British club to win a major European competition – European Cup Winners Cup (1963)
  • The first British club to win two different European Trophies – European Cup Winners Cup and UEFA Cup.
  • British record of eight consecutive victories in major European competition
  • Most matches played in the UEFA Cup / UEFA Europa League by a British club
  • Least amount of top flight games played by a Premier League club in one season (40 games; eliminated in second round of League Cup by Grimsby Town and third round of FA Cup by Leicester City during the 2005–06 season)

European records

  • The first ever English club to win the UEFA Cup (1972)
  • The first team to score two or more goals in every UEFA Champions League group game (2010–11)

Top scorers by season

Season Player Total Goals Domestic League Domestic Cup Europe
2016–17 England Harry Kane 35 29 4 2
2015–16 England Harry Kane 28 25 1 2
2014–15 England Harry Kane 31 21 3 7
2013–14 Togo Emmanuel Adebayor 14 11 1 2
2012–13 Wales Gareth Bale 26 21 2 3
2011–12 Togo Emmanuel Adebayor 18 17 1 0
2010–11 Netherlands Rafael van der Vaart 15 13 0 2
2009–10 England Jermain Defoe 24 18 6 0
2008–09 England Darren Bent 17 12 1 4
2007–08 Bulgaria Dimitar Berbatov 23 15 3 5
Republic of Ireland Robbie Keane 23 15 4 4
2006–07 Bulgaria Dimitar Berbatov 23 12 4 7
2005–06 Republic of Ireland Robbie Keane 16 16 0 0
2004–05 England Jermain Defoe 22 13 9 0
2003–04 Republic of Ireland Robbie Keane 16 14 2 0
2002–03 England Teddy Sheringham 13 12 1 0
Republic of Ireland Robbie Keane 13 13 0 0
2001–02 Uruguay Gustavo Poyet 14 10 4 0
2000–01 Ukraine Sergei Rebrov 12 9 3 0
1999–00 Norway Steffen Iversen 17 14 2 1
1998–99 Norway Steffen Iversen 13 9 4 0
1997–98 Germany Jürgen Klinsmann 9 9 0 0
France David Ginola 9 6 3 0
1996–97 England Teddy Sheringham 8 7 1 0
1995–96 England Teddy Sheringham 24 16 8 0
1994–95 Germany Jürgen Klinsmann 29 20 9 0
1993–94 England Teddy Sheringham 16 14 2 0
1992–93 England Teddy Sheringham 28 21 7 0
1991–92 England Gary Lineker 35 28 5 2
1990–91 England Gary Lineker 19 15 4 0
England Paul Gascoigne 19 7 12 0
1989–90 England Gary Lineker 26 24 2 0
1988–89 England Chris Waddle 14 14 0 0
1987–88 England Clive Allen 13 11 2 0
1986–87 England Clive Allen 49 33 16 0
1985–86 England Mark Falco 21 19 2 0
1984–85 England Mark Falco 29 22 3 4
1983–84 Scotland Steve Archibald 28 21 2 5
1982–83 Scotland Steve Archibald 15 11 2 2
England Garth Crooks 15 8 4 3
1981–82 England Garth Crooks 18 13 3 2
1980–81 Scotland Steve Archibald 25 20 5 0
1979–80 England Glenn Hoddle 22 19 3 0
1978–79 England Peter Taylor 12 11 1 0
1977–78 Scotland John Duncan 20 16 4 0
1976–77 England Chris Jones 9 9 0 0
1975–76 Scotland John Duncan 25 20 5 0
1974–75 Scotland John Duncan 12 12 0 0
1973–74 England Martin Chivers 23 17 0 6
1972–73 England Martin Chivers 33 17 8 8
1971–72 England Martin Chivers 42 25 9 8
1970–71 England Martin Chivers 29 22 7 0

 

Top 10 all-time scorers

No. Player Club Appearances Total Goals Domestic League Domestic Cup Europe Goals Per Game
1. England Jimmy Greaves 379 266 220 37 9 0.70
2. England Bobby Smith 317 208 176 22 10 0.66
3. England Martin Chivers 367 174 118 34 22 0.47
4. Wales Cliff Jones 378 159 135 17 7 0.42
5. England Jermain Defoe 363 143 91 29 23 0.39
6. England Harry Kane 213 140 108 13 19 0.66
7. England George Hunt 198 138 125 13 0 0.70
8. England Len Duquemin 307 134 114 20 0 0.44
9. Scotland Alan Gilzean 439 133 93 27 13 0.30
10. England Teddy Sheringham 277 124 97 27 0 0.45

 

Top European competition scorers

Player Appearances Goals Goals per game
England Jermain Defoe 35 23 0.66
England Martin Chivers 32 22 0.69
England Harry Kane 40 19 0.48
England Mark Falco 25 13 0.52
Scotland Alan Gilzean 28 13 0.46
England Martin Peters 32 13 0.40
Bulgaria Dimitar Berbatov 16 12 0.75
England Bobby Smith 14 10 0.71
England Jimmy Greaves 14 9 0.64
England Garth Crooks 16 9 0.56
Republic of Ireland Robbie Keane 19 9 0.47
England Ralph Coates 26 9 0.35

 

Transfers

Highest transfer fees paid

Name From Fee Date
1 Colombia Davinson Sánchez Netherlands Ajax £42M 2017
2 Argentina Érik Lamela Italy Roma £30M 2013
3 France Moussa Sissoko England Newcastle United £30M 2016
4 Spain Roberto Soldado Spain Valencia £26M 2013
5 Brazil Lucas Moura France Paris Saint-Germain £23M 2018
6 South Korea Son Heung-min Germany Bayer Leverkusen £18M 2015
7 Netherlands Vincent Janssen Netherlands AZ £17M 2016
8 Brazil Paulinho Brazil Corinthians £17M 2013
9 Croatia Luka Modrić Croatia Dinamo Zagreb £16.5M 2008
10 England Darren Bent England Charlton Athletic £16.5M 2007
11 Belgium Mousa Dembélé England Fulham £15M 2012

 

Highest transfer fees received

Name To Fee Date
1 Wales Gareth Bale Spain Real Madrid £86.3M 2013
2 England Kyle Walker England Manchester City £53M 2017
3 Croatia Luka Modrić Spain Real Madrid £33M 2012
4 Bulgaria Dimitar Berbatov England Manchester United £30.75M 2008
5 Republic of Ireland Robbie Keane England Liverpool £19M 2008
6 England Michael Carrick England Manchester United £18.6M 2006
7 Austria Kevin Wimmer England Stoke City FC £18M 2017
8 Algeria Nabil Bentaleb Germany FC Schalke 04 £17M 2017
9 England Darren Bent England Sunderland £16.5M 2009
10 England Ryan Mason England Hull City £13M 2016
11 Belgium Nacer Chadli England West Bromwich Albion £13M 2016