Harry Kane’s hat-trick against Leicester moved him to 29 goals in all competitions this season, which ranks him up amongst the greatest strikers to have ever played for Spurs.

Kane’s total of 29 took him above Steve Archibald and Teddy Sheringham’s best numbers in a Tottenham shirt and he has some other legendary names in his sights.

He is currently level with Mark Falco and Jurgen Klinsmann’s best efforts and with eight games of the season to go, Gary Lineker’s total of 35 in 1991-92 – the last time that a Spurs player broke the 30 goal barrier – is in his sights.

The legacies of Clive Allen, Jimmy Greaves, Martin Chivers and Bobby Smith almost certainly remain untouched, but Kane’s season is remarkable for the fact that he started the campaign as the third choice striker. Here’s how he ranks amongst Tottenham’s greatest ever goalscorers.

1986/87 – Clive Allen – 49
1962/63 – Jimmy Greaves – 44
1971/72 – Martin Chivers – 44
1957/58 – Bobby Smith – 38
1963/64 – Jimmy Greaves – 36
1968/69 – Jimmy Greaves – 36
1958/59 – Bobby Smith – 35
1991/92 – Gary Lineker – 35
1970/71 – Martin Chivers – 34
1960/61 – Bobby Smith – 33
1972/73 – Martin Chivers – 33
1966/67 – Jimmy Greaves – 31
1962/63 – Jimmy Greaves – 30
1959/60 – Bobby Smith – 30
1984/85 – Mark Falco – 29
1994/95 – Jurgen Klinsmann – 29
2014-15 – Harry Kane – 29*
1983/84 – Steve Archibald – 28
1992/93 – Teddy Sheringham – 28

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