European Topscorers before 1967/68


  • Golden Boot Awards (link to separate file)

  • Worldwide Topscorers (link to separate file)

  • From 1967/68 onwards, France Football awarded a "Golden Boot" to the topscorer in all European leagues that season. This file lists topscorers of European leagues before introduction of that award.

    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
    1929/30 Vic Watson           West Ham United FC (England)          41
    1930/31 Joe Bambrick         Linfield FC (Northern Ireland)        50
    1931/32 Fred Roberts         Glentoran FC (Northern Ireland)       55
    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     
     
    

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