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09 Sep 2021: Premier League: Here are the records held by Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur made a perfect start to their 2021/22 Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win over Manchester City.They beat Wolverhampton Wanderers in the very next game before overcoming Watford.All three wins have been 1-0.They are set to face Crystal Palace on September 11.Spurs had finished seventh in the 2020/21 season.Here are the records held by them.
Goals: Most Premier League goals in a year
Spurs striker Harry Kane holds the record for scoring most Premier League goals in a calendar year. He racked up most a total of 39 goals for them in 2017. Kane surpassed Alan Shearer's record for scoring 36 Premier League goals in a year with a hat-trick. He also became the first player in Premier League history to score six hat-tricks in a year.
Record: Joint-most goals in a Premier League game
Spurs hold the record for scoring joint-second most number of goals in a Premier League match.In 2009, they defeated Wigan Athletic by a staggering margin of 9-1.This is the joint-second-highest scoring game in the history of Premier League.Spurs' winning margin in that game is also the joint-second-highest.They also trounced Reading FC 6-4 in 2007.
Fact: Most individual goal-scorers in one match
Spurs lost 4-5 to Arsenal in November 2004. The match involved the most individual goal-scorers in one match. Nine different players scored in that game (Thierry Henry, Lauren, Patrick Vieira, Freddie Ljungberg, Robert Pires, Noureddine Naybet, Jermain Defoe, Ledley King, and Frederic Kanoute.
Run: Spurs finished in the top-six in 11 consecutive seasons
Tottenham Hotspur have been a part of Premier League since the league's inception in 1992/93. They finished fourth in the 2009/10 season, their best Ranking in Premier League history. Spurs finished in the top-six in 11 consecutive seasons thereafter (from 2009/10 to 2019/20). They qualified for the UEFA Champions League in four consecutive seasons (from 2015/16 to 2018/19) in that period.
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