||Alf Whyman plays his first Spurs
match at outside left.
||Equal biggest margin on defeat
in a home game against Bristol Rovers.
Alf Whyman plays his last Spurs
||Half back Frank Grice makes his
||For the second time at the same
ground, Blackpool denied Spurs an appearance in the FA Cup Final. A last
minute Alf Ramsey back-pass was intercepted and Blackpool scored in the very
last seconds to take them on to the famous "Matthews Cup Final"
against Bolton Wanderers.
||Dave Mackay makes his first
Spurs appearance at half back.
||Garry O'Reilly, defender
Midfielder Alan Mullery makes
his Spurs debut.
Laurie Brown scores the first goal of his Spurs career.
||Martin Peters makes his debut
and scores once from a midfield position.
David Jenkins makes his last appearance for
||Stuart Nethercott, defender
||Allan Nielsen's last gasp goal
(and his last for the club) gives ten man Spurs the League Cup for the third time. The dramatic win
came after Justin Edinburgh had been sent off and in a deadly dull game, the
Dane's winner at the death being the high point.
||Aaron Lennon makes
his 150th career league appearance.