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History of Spurs in Specific Objects

Many an inanimate item has proved an important stepping stone in our emergence from our formation in 1882 right up until the present day. This month we look at our special association with the FA Cup that continued in 1962.

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Goalscorers Bobby Smith and Jimmy Greaves with skipper Danny Blanchflower after we retained the trophy. 

Not surprisingly, our Double of 1961 and European breakthrough two seasons later, both rank at the pinnacle of our magical history.

But sandwiched in between was a campaign in which, what was basically the same squad, retained the FA Cup with some style.

There were only two debuts in that 1961-62 season when we would finish third in the final Division One table, and also win the Charity Shield at the start - and the conclusion - of the season.



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