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FAQ of Jimmy Greaves
Which Teams did Jimmy Greaves Play For?
Jimmy Greaves played for four professional teams in his career. He started with Chelsea in 1957 before moving abroad to AC Milan four years later. Greaves then switched back to London with Tottenham Hotspur before finishing his professional career with West Ham United in 1971.
How Many Hat Tricks did Jimmy Greaves Score?
Jimmy Greaves scored 34 senior hat tricks in his career. 13 of these came for Chelsea and 15 for Tottenham Hotspur. Greaves also scored six hat tricks for the English national team. In all three cases, the number of hat tricks scored still stands as a record for each side.
How Many Games did Greaves Play for Tottenham?
Jimmy Greaves made 381 senior appearances for Tottenham Hotspur between 1961 and 1970. 321 of these games came in the league in the old First Division. Greaves’ additional Spurs appearances were made in the FA Cup, the League Cup, and in European competitions.
How Many Penalties did Jimmy Greaves Score for Tottenham?
Jimmy Greaves scored 27 penalties while playing for Tottenham Hotspur in 381 games. That mark was a club record that stood for many years. Eventually, it was overtaken by Harry Kane who left Spurs in 2023, having scored 33 penalties in his time at the club.
Jimmy Greaves Quiz Questions
- How many times was Jimmy Greaves the First Division’s top scorer in his career?
- In which season did Jimmy Greaves help Tottenham Hotspur win the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup?
- Jimmy Greaves was the top goal scorer in the English First Division for how many consecutive seasons during his career?
- What year did Jimmy Greaves join Tottenham Hotspur?
- Which club did Jimmy Greaves begin his professional football career with?