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Past Present - Mark Falco

Where are they now? Billy Shaw catches up with a former player to find out what they are doing these days and briefly look back on their time in N17. This month: MARK FALCO.

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Mark Falco and Aston Villa's Peter Withe hold the Charity Shield after a 2-2 draw in 1981.
 

Mark Falco’s dedication to Spurs has spanned more than four decades – and he’s still loving every minute.

The home-grown striker made a goalscoring senior debut for us in a 3-1 league victory at Bolton Wanderers at the end of the 1978-79 season, having come up through our youth ranks, before establishing himself as a first team regular at the start of the 1980s.

In 1981, he enjoyed the distinction of scoring a brace in front of more than 92,000 fans at Wembley as we drew 2-2 with league winners Aston Villa in the Charity Shield, before playing in the early rounds of our successful defence of the FA Cup in 1982.



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