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Birthday Boy - Cecil Poynton

Born in August: Cecil Poynton.

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Substitute Cliff Jones with Cecil Poynton during our home match against Liverpool in March, 1968.


Defender Cecil Poynton was so unlucky with injury during his playing career that it was probably inevitable that he would stay in the treatment room when he retired and take on the role of Spurs physiotherapist.

But he certainly deserves his own special place in our history due to a loyalty that saw him devote more than 50 years of dedicated service to Tottenham Hotspur.



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