Saturday, March 31, 2007

Spurs in History - 31st March

31st March, 1962

Spurs 3 Manchester United 1 F.A.Cup Semi-Final at Hillsborough

A second successive semi-final victory as Spurs endeavoured to retain the FA Cup. Goals from Jimmy Greaves, Terry Medwin and Cliff Jones ensured that Spurs won comfortably and returned to Wembley to meet the team they defeated in the previous year’s semi-final.

Greaves and Jones gave Spurs a two goal half-time lead. United scored with seven minutes remaining but Medwin ensured Spurs victory, scoring three minutes later.

Team: Brown, Baker, Henry, Blanchflower, Norman, Mackay, Medwin, White, Smith, Greaves, Jones.


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