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A trawl through the archives in search of old club photographs with a tale to tell.

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When I found this old national press photograph from February, 1953, I was intrigued by both our kit and the traditional hand written caption on the back that I had got used to in my own time in Fleet Street.

The picture shows Len Duquemin celebrating after scoring the winner for us against Preston North End in an FA Cup fourth round replay at White Hart Lane.

The caption on the reverse read: “’Well fancy that,’ says a Preston defender as Len Duquemin, being congratulated by Les Bennett and Sonny Walters, scores the goal by which Spurs beat Preston NE.”



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