On This Day In Spurs History: 19th April

1972 – Having taken a one goal lead in the first leg of the UEFA Cup semi-final at White Hart Lane, Spurs played AC Milan in the return match in Italy. We took an early lead through Alan Mullery, who just days earlier been recalled from his loan to Fulham. Milan equalised through a penalty, but Tottenham held on to reach the final against Wolves.

1975 – Another year, another win over Chelsea. Both teams were fighting relegation and Tottenham’s 2-0 win helped to ensure that we stayed up and that they would go down. Alfie Conn and Steve Perryman scored the goals.

Spurs In The News: 19th April

Harry Redknapp tells The Sun that Spurs would be deserving of a Champions League place.

Michael Dawson reckons that the team are not afraid of Manchester United in The Mirror.

David Pleat gives his tactical analysis of Saturday’s game in The Guardian.

In The Telegraph, Harry reckons that this could be our best chance of getting a Champions League place.

Best Of The Web: 19th April

The Guardian’s Martin Kelner examines Sky’s 3D coverage.

Three Spurs players make Garth Crooks’ team of the week on the BBC website.



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