European Topscorers by Season


  • Golden Boot Awards (link to separate file)

  • Worldwide Topscorers (link to separate file)

  • season  player               club (country)                      goals
    
    1888/89 John Goodall         Preston North End FC (England)        21
    1889/90 James Ross           Preston North End FC (England)        24
    1890/91 Jack Southworth      Blackburn Rovers FC (England)         26
    1891/92 Johnny Campbell      Sunderland FC (England)               32
    1892/93 Johnny Campbell      Sunderland FC (England)               31
    1893/94 Jack Southworth      Everton FC (England)                  27
    1894/95 Johnny Campbell      Sunderland FC (England)               22
    1895/96 Stephen Bloomer      Derby County FC (England)             20                             
            Johnny Campbell      Aston Villa FC (England)              20
    1896/97 Stephen Bloomer      Derby County FC (England)             22
    1897/98 Georghe Wheldon      Aston Villa FC (England)              21
    1898/99 Robert Hamilton      Rangers FC (Scotland)                 25
    1899/00 William Garraty      Aston Villa FC (England)              27
    1900/01 Stephen Bloomer      Derby County FC (England)             24
    1901/02 Charles Simmons      West Bromwich Albion FC (England)     23
    1902/03 Alec Reybould        Liverpool FC (England)                31
    1903/04 Robert Cumming Hamilton     Rangers FC (Scotland)          28 
    1904/05 Samuel Marsh         Bolton Wanderers FC (England)         26
    1905/06 Albert Shepherd      Bolton Wanderers FC (England)         26 
            William Jones        Birmingham City FC (England)          26
            William Maxwell      Bristol City FC (England)             26
    1906/07 Alf Young            Everton FC (England)                  30
    1907/08 John (Jock) Simpson  Falkirk FC (Scotland)                 32 
    1908/09 Bert Freeman         Everton FC (England)                  38
    1909/10 John Smith           Hull City FC (England)                32
    1910/11 Imre Schlosser       Ferencvárosi TC (Hungary)             42
    1911/12 Imre Schlosser       Ferencvárosi TC (Hungary)             40
    1912/13 Imre Schlosser       Ferencvárosi TC (Hungary)             42
    1913/14 Imre Schlosser       Ferencvárosi TC (Hungary)             36
    1914/15 Thomas Gracie        Heart of Midlothian FC (Scotland)     29 
            James Richardson     Ayr United FC (Scotland)              29 
    1915/16 James McColl         Celtic FC (Scotland)                  34 
    1916/17 Bert Yarnall         Airdrieonians FC (Scotland)           39 
    1917/18 Alfréd Schaffer      MTK (Hungary)                         42
    1918/19 Alfréd Schaffer      MTK (Hungary)                         41
    1919/20 Fred Morris          West Bromwich Albion FC (England)     37
    1920/21 Hugh Ferguson        Motherwell FC (Scotland)              43
    1921/22 Duncan Walker        Saint Mirren FC (Scotland)            45
    1922/23 Charlie Bucham       Sunderland FC (England)               30
            John White           Heart of Midlothian FC (Scotland)     30
    1923/24 Dave Halliday        Dundee United FC (Scotland)           38
    1924/25 Willie Devlin        Cowdenbeath FC (Scotland)             33
    1925/26 Ted Harper           Blackburn Rovers FC (England)         43
    1926/27 Jimmy McGrory        Celtic FC (Scotland)                  49
    1927/28 William Dean         Everton FC (England)                  60
    1928/29 Evelyn Morrison      Falkirk FC (Scotland)                 43
            Dave Halliday        Sunderland  FC (England)              43
            Joe Bambrick         Linfield FC (Northern Ireland)        43
    1929/30 Joe Bambrick         Linfield FC (Northern Ireland)        50
    1930/31 Fred Roberts         Glentoran FC (Northern Ireland)       55
    1931/32 Willie McFadyen      Motherwell FC (Scotland)              52
    1932/33 Willie McFadyen      Motherwell FC (Scotland)              45
    1933/34 Jimmy Smith          Rangers FC (Scotland)                 41
    1934/35 Edward Drake         Arsenal FC (England)                  42
    1935/36 Jimmy McGrory        Celtic FC (Scotland)                  50
    1936/37 László Cseh II       Hungária Budapest (Hungary)           36
    1937/38 Andy Black           Heart of Midlothian FC (Scotland)     40
    1938/39 Guyla Zsengellér     Újpesti TE Budapest (Hungaty)         56 
    1939/40 Josef Bican          Slavia Praha (Bohemia & Moravia)      50
    1940/41 Josef Bican          Slavia Praha (Bohemia & Moravia)      38
    1941/42 Josef Bican          Slavia Praha (Bohemia & Moravia)      45
    1942/43 Josef Bican          Slavia Praha (Bohemia & Moravia)      39
    1943/44 Josef Bican          Slavia Praha (Bohemia & Moravia)      57
    1944/45 Gyula Zsengellér     Újpesti TE (Hungary)                  36
    1945/46 Ferenc Déak          Szentlorinci (Hungary)                66
    1946/47 Ferenc Déak          Szentlorinci (Hungary)                48
    1947/48 Ferenc Puskás        Kispest Budapest (Hungary)            50
    1948/49 Ferenc Déak          Ferencvárosi TC (Hungary)             59
    1949/50 Jef Mermans          RSC Anderlecht (Belgium)              37
    1950/51 Refik Resmja         Partizani Tirana (Albania)            59
    1951/52 Sándor Kocsis        Honvéd (Hungary)                      36
    1952/53 Rik Coppens          Beerschot (Belgium)                   35
    1953/54 Sándor Kocsis        Honvéd (Hungary)                      33
    1954/55 Rik Coppens          Beerschot (Belgium)                   35
    1955/56 Piet Hollink         Helmondia (Netherlands)               37
    1956/57 Coen Dillen          PSV (Netherlands)                     43
    1957/58 Just Fontaine        Stade Reims (France)                  34
    1958/59 Leo Canjels          NAC (Netherlands)                     34
    1959/60 Joe Baker            Hibernian FC (Scotland)               42
    1960/61 Alex Harley          Third Lanark FC (Scotland)            42
    1961/62 Ray Crawford         Ipswich Town FC (England)             33
            Derek Kevan          West Bromwich Albion FC (England)     33
    1962/63 Oktay Metin          Galatasaray SK (Turkey)               38
    1963/64 Jimmy Greaves        Tottenham Hotspur FC (England)        35
    1964/65 Jim Forrest          Rangers FC (Scotland)                 30
    1965/66 Philippe Gondet      FC Nantes (France)                    36
    1966/67 Antal Dunai II       Újpesti Dózsa (Hungary)               36  
    1967/68 Eusébio              SL Benfica (Portugal)                 42   Golden Boot
    1968/69 Petar Jekov          CSKA (Sofia) (Bulgaria)               36   Golden Boot
    1969/70 Gerd Müller          FC Bayern München (Germany)           38   Golden Boot
    1970/71 Josip Skoblar        Olympique Marseille (France)          44   Golden Boot
    1971/72 Gerd Müller          FC Bayern München (Germany)           40   Golden Boot
    1972/73 Eusébio              SL Benfica (Portugal)                 40   Golden Boot
    1973/74 Héctor Yazalde       Sporting CP (Portugal)                46   Golden Boot
    1974/75 Dudu Georgescu       Dinamo Bucuresti (Romania)            33   Golden Boot
    1975/76 Sotiris Kaiafas      Omonia (Nicosia) (Cyprus)             39   Golden Boot
    1976/77 Dudu Georgescu       Dinamo Bucuresti (Romania)            47   Golden Boot
    1977/78 Hans Krankl          SK Rapid (Wien) (Austria)             41   Golden Boot
    1978/79 Kees Kist            AZ '67 (Alkmaar) (Netherlands)        34   Golden Boot
    1979/80 Erwin Vandenbergh    Lierse SK (Belgium)                   39   Golden Boot
    1980/81 Georgi Slavkov       Trakia (Plovdiv) (Bulgaria)           31   Golden Boot
    1981/82 Wim Kieft            Ajax (Netherlands)                    32   Golden Boot  
    1982/83 Fernando Gomez       FC Porto (Portugal)                   36   Golden Boot
    1983/84 Ian Rush             Liverpool FC (England)                32   Golden Boot
    1984/85 Fernando Gomez       FC Porto (Portugal)                   39   Golden Boot
    1985/86 Marco van Basten     Ajax (Netherlands)                    37   Golden Boot
    1986/87 Anton Polster        FK Austria (Wien) (Austria)           39   Golden Boot 
    1987/88 Tanju Çolak          Galatasaray SK (Turkey)               39   Golden Boot
    1988/89 Dorin Mateut         Dinamo Bucuresti (Romania)            43   Golden Boot
    1989/90 Hugo Sanchez         Real Madrid (Spain)                   38   Golden Boot
            Hristo Stoitchkov    CSKA (Sofia) (Bulgaria)               38   Golden Boot
    1990/91 Darko Pancev         Crvena zvezda (Beograd) (Yugoslavia)  34   Golden Boot
    1991/92 Otar Korgalidze      Guria Lanchkhuti (Georgia)            40
    1992/93 Merab Megreladze     Samgurali Tshkaltubo (Georgia)        41
    1993/94 David Taylor         Porthmadog FC (Wales)                 43
    1994/95 Arsen Avetisyan      Homenetmen (Yerevan) (Armenia)        39
    1995/96 Zviad Endeladze      Margveti (Zestafoni) (Georgia)        40
    1996/97 Tony Bird            Barry Town FC (Wales)                 42
    1997/98 Rainer Rauffmann     Omonia (Nicosia) (Cyprus)             42
    1998/99 Mário Jardel         FC Porto (Portugal)                   36   Golden Boot
    1999/00 Mário Jardel         FC Porto (Portugal)                   38  
    2000/01 Henrik Larsson       Celtic FC (Scotland)                  35   Golden Boot
    2001/02 Marc Lloyd Williams  Bangor City FC (Wales)                47
    2002/03 Andrei Krőlov        Tallina VMK (Estonia)                 37
    2003/04 Ara Hakobian         Banants Yerevan (Armenia)             45
    2004/05 Marc Lloyd-Williams  TNS Llansantffraid (Wales)            34
    2005/06 Tarmo Neemelo        FC TVMK Tallinn (Estonia)             41
    2006/07 Afonso Alves         SC Heerenveen (Netherlands)           34
            Eduardo da Silva     Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia)               34        
    2007/08 Rhys Griffiths       Llanelli (Wales)                      40
    2008/09 Marc Janko           Salzburg (Austria)                    39
    2009/10 Luis Suárez          Ajax (Netherlands)                    35
    2010/11 Cristiano Ronaldo    Real Madrid (Spain)                   40   Golden Boot
    2011/12 Lionel Messi         Barcelona (Spain)                     50   Golden Boot
    2012/13 Lionel Messi         Barcelona (Spain)                     46   Golden Boot
    2013/14 Cristiano Ronaldo    Real Madrid (Spain)                   31   Golden Boot
            Luis Suárez          Liverpool (England)                   31   Golden Boot
            Jonathan Soriano     Salzburg (Austria)                    31
    2014/15 Cristiano Ronaldo    Real Madrid (Spain)                   48   Golden Boot
    2015/16 Luis Suárez          Barcelona (Spain)                     40   Golden Boot
    2016/17 Lionel Messi         Barcelona (Spain)                     37   Golden Boot
    2017/18 Lionel Messi         Barcelona (Spain)                     34   Golden Boot
            Jonas Gonçalves O.   Benfica (Portugal)                    34
    2018/19 Lionel Messi         Barcelona (Spain)                     36   Golden Boot
    2019/20 Ciro Immobile        Lazio (Italy)                         36   Golden Boot
    
    
    

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    Authors: Hernán Speroni and Roberto Di Maggio
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