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Chelsea FC Top Scorers of all time (all competitions by season)

Chelsea FC top scorer by season in all competitions
Chelsea FC top scorers of all time

The Chelsea FC top goal scorers of all time- by season in all competitions

Chelsea FC Top goal scorer of all time? Who are the Chelsea FC top scorers of all time? Which are the Chelsea top goalscorers of all time by season in all competitions? Here we look at the Chelsea FC top scorers of all time by season in all competitions!

Which Chelsea player has scored the most goals in each season since the club was formed? Legends like Dennis Wise, Peter Osgood and Jimmy Greaves are names that should be familiar to most Chelsea fans.

While more recent legends such as Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba should also resonate with Chelsea FC fans.

Chelsea FC top scorers of all time- all competitions by season

So which players have scored the most goals in each season? Who are the Chelsea FC top scorers of all time? Chelsea FC top scorers of all time? Read on and find out!

Chelsea FC top scorers of all time in all competitions by season since 2009-2018

Year Player Goals
 2009/10  Didier Drogba  37
 2010/11  Nicolas Anelka  16
 2011/12  Frank Lampard  16
 2012/13  Fernando Torres  22
 2013/14  Eden Hazard  17
 2014/15  Diego Costa 21
 2015/16  Diego Costa 16
 2016/17  Diego Costa 21
 2017/18  Eden Hazard 17
2018/19 Eden Hazard  21
2019/20 Tammy Abraham 17

Top Chelsea FC goalscorer of all time in all competitions by season since 2000-2018 (All Comps)

Year Player Goals
 2000/01  Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink  26
 2001/02  Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink  29
 2002/03  Gianfranco Zola  16
 2003/04  Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink  17
 2004/05  Frank Lampard  19
 2005/06  Frank Lampard  20
 2006/07  Didier Drogba  33
 2007/08  Frank Lampard  20
 2008/09  Nicolas Anelka  25

Chelsea FC Premier League top scorers by season 1992-2018

Here are all Premier League Chelsea FC top scorers of all time by season 1992-2018

Season Chelsea FC Premier League top scorers Goals
2019/20 Tammy Abraham 13
2018/19 Eden Hazard 16
2017/18  Eden Hazard 17
2016/17 Diego Costa 22
2015/16 Diego Costa 16
2014/15 Diego Costa 21
2013/14 Eden Hazard 17
2012/13 Fernando Torres 22
2011/12 Frank Lampard 16
2010/11 Nicolas Anelka 16
2009/10 Didier Drogba 37
 2008/09 Nicolas Anelka 25
 2007/08 Frank Lampard  20
 2006/07 Didier Drogba 33
 2005/06 Frank Lampard 20
 2004/05 Frank Lampard 19
 2003/04 Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink 17
 2002/03 Gianfranco Zola 16
 2001/02 Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink 29
 2000/01 Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink 26
 1999/00 Tore André Flo 19
 1998/99 Gianfranco Zola 15
 1997/98 Gianluca Vialli 19
 1996/97 Mark Hughes 14
 1995/96 John Spencer 14
 1994/95 Paul Furlong & John Spencer 13
 1993/94 Gavin Peacock & Mark Stein 14
 1992/93 Mick Harford 11

Chelsea FC top goal scorers of all-time by season

Chelsea FC Division 2 top goal scorers by season

1905/06 Frank Pearson – 18 goals scored in all competitions

1906/07 George Hilsdon 27

Division 1- Chelsea FC top goal scorers of all time

1907/08 George Hilsdon 32

1908/09 George Hilsdon 27

1909/10 Jimmy Windridge 6

Div 2

1910/11 Bob Whittingham 34

1911/12 Bob Whittingham 26

Div 1

1912/13 Bob Whittingham 12

1913/14 Harold Halse 10

1914/15 Bob Thomson 18

1919/20 Jack Cock 24

1920/21 Jack Cock 15

1921/22 Jack Cock 13

1922/23 Buchanan Sharp 10

1923/24 Andy Wilson 6

Div 2

1924/25 William Whitton 16

1925/26 Bob Turnbull 30

1926/27 Bob Turnbull 23

1927/28 Jimmy Thompson 25

1928/29 Jimmy Thompson 9

1929/30 George Mills 14

Div 1

1930/31 Hughie Gallacher & Alex Jackson 14

1931/32 Hughie Gallacher 30

1932/33 Hughie Gallacher 19

1933/34 Hughie Gallacher 16

1934/35 Dick Spence 19

1935/36 Joe Bambrick 19

1936/37 George Mills 23

1937/38 George Mills 13

1938/39 Joe Payne 19

1946/47 Tommy Lawton 30

1947/48 Ken Armstrong 13

1948/49 Roy Bentley (pictured top) 22

1949/50 Roy Bentley 22

1950/51 Roy Bentley 11

1951/52 Roy Bentley 17

1952/53 Roy Bentley 17

1953/54 Roy Bentley 21

1954/55 Roy Bentley 21

1955/56 Roy Bentley 16

1956/57 John McNichol 11

1957/58 Jimmy Greaves 22

1958/59 Jimmy Greaves 37

1959/60 Jimmy Greaves 30

1960/61 Jimmy Greaves 43

1961/62 Bobby Tambling 22

Div 2

1962/63 Bobby Tambling 37


Div 1

1963/64 Bobby Tambling 19

1964/65 Barry Bridges 27

1965/66 George Graham & Bobby Tambling 23

1966/67 Bobby Tambling 28

1967/68 Peter Osgood 17

1968/69 Bobby Tambling 19

1969/70 Peter Osgood 31

1970/71 Keith Weller 14

1971/72 Peter Osgood 31

1972/73 Peter Osgood 17

1973/74 Tommy Baldwin 9

1974/75 Ian Hutchinson 9

Div 2

1975/76 Ray Wilkins 12

1976/77 Steve Finnieston 26

Div 1

1977/78 Tommy Langley 13

1978/79 Tommy Langley 16

Div 2

1979/80 Mike Fillery & Clive Walker 13

1980/81 Colin Lee 16

1981/82 Clive Walker 17

1982/83 Mike Fillery 12

1983/84 Kerry Dixon 34

Div 1

1984/85 Kerry Dixon 36

1985/86 Kerry Dixon 23

1986/87 Kerry Dixon 12

1987/88 Gordon Durie 20

Div 2

1988/89 Kerry Dixon 28

Div 1

1989/90 Kerry Dixon 25

1990/91 Kerry Dixon & Gordon Durie 15

1991/92 Dennis Wise 14

So there were the Chelsea FC top scorers in each season.

The Chelsea FC top scorers of all time- Individual goalscorer records

Most goals in total aggregate – 211, Frank Lampard (2001–2014)

Chelsea FC top scorers of all time Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard is Chelsea top goal scorer ever. This is even more remarkable when you remember that was a midfielder! The Englishman was one of the best midfielders ever.

  • Most goals in a season – 43, Jimmy Greaves (First Division, 1960–61)
  • Most goals in one match – 6, George Hilsdon v. Worksop Town, FA Cup, First Round, 11 January 1908
  • Most goals in one final – 3, David Speedie v. Manchester City, Full Members Cup Final, 23 March 1986

Most League goals in total aggregate – 164, Bobby Tambling (1959–1970)

Chelsea FC top scorers of all time Bobby Tambling

Bobby Tambling has scored the most league goals for Chelsea. His total of league goals surpasses Frank Lampard’s even though Lampard is the all-time top goal scorer.

The Chelsea FC top scorers of all time list -Individual records

  • Most League goals in a season – 41, Jimmy Greaves, (First Division, 1960–61)
  • The Most times top goalscorer – 8, Roy Bentley

Most League goals in one match:

  • 5, George Hilsdon v. Glossop, Second Division, 1 September 1906
  • 5, Jimmy Greaves v. Wolverhampton Wanderers, First Division, 30 August 1958
  • 5, Jimmy Greaves v. Preston North End, First Division, 19 December 1959
  • 5, Jimmy Greaves v. West Bromwich Albion, First Division, 3 December 1960
  • 5, Bobby Tambling v. Aston Villa, First Division, 17 September 1966
  • 5, Gordon Durie v. Walsall, Second Division, 4 February 1989

Most Premier League/First Division goals in total aggregate – 147, Frank Lampard (2001–2014)

The Most Premier League goals in a season – 29, Didier Drogba, (2009–10)

Most Premier League goals in one match:

  • 4, Gianluca Vialli v. Barnsley, Premier League, 24 August 1997
  • 4, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink v. Coventry City, Premier League, 21 October 2000
  • 4, Frank Lampard v. Derby County, Premier League, 12 March 2008
  • 4, Frank Lampard v. Aston Villa, Premier League, 27 March 2010

Most FA Cup goals

  • The most FA Cup goals in total aggregate – 26, Frank Lampard (2001–2014)

Most FA Cup goals in a season – 8, Peter Osgood, (1969–70)

Peter Osgood Chelsea FC top scorers of all time

Peter “Ozzy” Osgood was the main main at Stamford Bridge during his prime. Osgood scored the most FA Cup goals in one season with eight.

Here is a typical Peter Osgood moment playing for Chelsea. Osgood is one of the best Chelsea FC top scorers of all time.

  • The most FA Cup goals in one match: – 6, George Hilsdon v. Worksop Town, FA Cup, First Round, 11 January 1908
  • The Most FA Cup Final goals in total aggregate: – 4, Didier Drogba (2004–2015)

Most League Cup goals

  • Most League Cup goals in total aggregate – 25, Kerry Dixon (1983–92)
  • The Most League Cup goals in a season – 8, Kerry Dixon, (1984–85)
  • Most League Cup goals in one match: – 4, Kerry Dixon v. Gillingham, League Cup, First Round, First Leg, 13 September 1983
  • The Most League Cup Final goals in total aggregate – 4, Didier Drogba (2004–12, 2014–15)
  • Most Cup Final goals in total aggregate – 9, Didier Drogba (2004–12, 2014–15)

The Most European goals in total aggregate – 36, Didier Drogba (2004–12, 2014–15)

Chelsea FC top scorers of all time

Didier Drogba was famed for his big-match performances. This is evident by the 36 goals he scored in Europe. Drogba is most famous for his equalising goal in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich in the 89th minute. Drogba would later score the winning goal in the penalty shoot-out. Cementing his place as a Chelsea legend.

  • Most European goals in a season – 9, Fernando Torres (UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, 2012–13)
  • Most European goals in one match: – 5, Peter Osgood v. Jeunesse Hautcharage, UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, First Round, Second Leg, 29 September 1971

Individual records

  • Most hat-tricks – 13, Jimmy Greaves, (1957–1961)
  • Most international goals – Didier Drogba, 46 while at Chelsea (65 in total)
  • Oldest goalscorer – Dick Spence, 38 years 282 days v. Wolverhampton Wanderers, First Division, 26 April 1947
  • Youngest goalscorer – Ian Hamilton, 16 years 138 days v. Tottenham Hotspur, First Division, 18 March 1967
  • Fastest goalscorer – 12 seconds, Keith Weller v. Middlesbrough, Football League Cup, 7 October 1970

List- Chelsea FC top scorers of all time top 10 goalscorers

Competitive matches only.

  Name Years League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
1 Frank Lampard 2001–2014 147 26 12 25 1 211
2 Bobby Tambling 1959–1970 164 25 10 3 0 202
3 Kerry Dixon 1983–1992 147 8 25 0 13 193
4 Didier Drogba 2004–2012 & 2014–2015 104 12 10 36 2 164
5 Roy Bentley 1948–1956 128 21 0 0 1 150
5 Peter Osgood 1964–1974 & 1978–1979 105 19 10 16 0 150
7 Jimmy Greaves 1957–1961 124 3 2 3 0 132
8 George Mills 1929–1943 118 7 0 0 0 125
9 George Hilsdon 1906–1912 99 9 0 0 0 108
10 Eden Hazard 2012-  81 5 8 9 1 104

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