Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Spurs in History - 27th September

27th September, 1967

Spurs 4 Hajduk Split 3

European Cup Winners' Cup

Spurs qualified for Europe for the first time in four years by beating Chelsea 2-1 to win the FA Cup at Wembley the previous May.

This gamewould apear to be a seven goal thriller in the European Cup Winners’ Cup, but it wasn’t really. Spurs had won the first game by two goals and were comfortably in control. Jimmy Robertson, Alan Gilzean and Terry Venables scored in the first half but then with ten minutes left Hajduk scored twice in a minute. Three minutes later Robertson added his second and when Cyril Knowles conceded a penalty in the 90th minute Hajduk got their third to make the score line respectable.

Spurs had easily qualified for the next round on a 6-3 aggregate overcoming Hajduk and the failure of some of the floodlights.

In the next round Spurs would have to travel to France to play Olympique Lyonnaise.


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