TF90M Exclusive Interview With Football Legend Jimmy Greaves
Football Interviews
Written by James Bailey   
Jimmy Greaves remains England’s third highest goalscorer and a much loved football personality. The phenomenal striker graced the game from 1957 to 1979, most famously playing for Chelsea, AC Milan and Tottenham Hotspur. Arguably the most consistent striker in English football history, Greaves still retains the record of finishing top league goalscorer in six seasons; a record that has never been matched. At Spurs Greaves won the FA Cup twice and also the European Cup Winners’ Cup ensuring Tottenham as the first British team to win a European trophy and cementing his place in the clubs history as one of their greatest ever players. For England Greaves holds an exceptional scoring ratio – 44 goals in 57 games. Greaves was part of the 1966 World Cup squad but due to injury was replaced by Geoff Hurst who infamously scored a hat trick in the final.

After short spells at West Ham and Barnet, Greaves enjoyed a successful post-playing career. He became a pop