England 1960/61. Boots made from lead. Balls made from osmium. Pitches built on swamps. Oh, and Tottenham Hotspur rocked the footballing world by becoming the first club in the twentieth century to do the English Double. That’s winning the top division and the FA Cup in the same season. Ace!
Tottenham Hotspurs’ highest ever goalscorer with 266 goals, the highest goalscorer in the history of English top-flight football with 357 goals, and has also scored more hat-tricks (six) for England than anyone else… ever! An instinctive goal scorer whose speed in thought and deed made up for any lack of size and power making the […]
Ranked as the greatest player in Tottenham Hotspur F.C’s history by The Times in 2009, Danny Blanchflower captained Spurs during their double-winning season of 1960-61. Adding to this triumph in 1962, Danny led Spurs to FA Cup victory against Burnley, scoring a penalty in the process. In 1963 he skippered Tottenham to glory in the […]
Considered by most football experts of the day as the best winger in Europe, Cliff Jones was vital to the Spurs 1960-61 double winning team that also went on to lift the FA Cup in 1962 and the European Cup Winners Cup in 1963. Born: 7 February 1935 – Swansea, Wales […]