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Spurs Diary - May

Looking ahead and back on events on the same day in years gone by.

Diary_Cerny1    FRIDAY

1986    Diego Maradona plays for Spurs in Ossie Ardiles’ benefit game against Inter Milan at White Hart Lane. We win 2-1 with goals from Mark Falco and Clive Allen.

2005    Radek Cerny (pictured, left) makes his Spurs debut in a 5-1 home win over Aston Villa. Fredi Kanoute scores twice while Andy Reid nets his first goal for us.

2    SATURDAY

1992    Gary Lineker makes his farewell appearance for Spurs at Old Trafford where he scores but we lose 3-1.

2012    Brad Friedel becomes our oldest-ever league player at 40 years, 350 days. We win 4-1 at Bolton.

3    SUNDAY

SPURS v MANCHESTER CITY, Barclays Premier League, at White Hart Lane, 4pm

Alex Pritchard’s 22nd birthday

1972    We win 2-1 at Wolves in the UEFA Cup Final first leg. Martin Chivers bags both goals.

2008    Our first Premier League win at Reading. Robbie Keane hits the winner.

4    MONDAY

1935    Our already relegated side go down 4-3 at Leeds on the final day of the season. Len Bolan, Johnny Morrison and Doug Hunt all score.

1963    Jimmy Greaves breaks our goalscoring record for a season when he bags his 37th in a 4-2 home victory over Sheffield United.

5    TUESDAY

1962    We beat Burnley 3-1 at Wembley to retain the FA Cup. Our marksmen are Jimmy Greaves, Bobby Smith and Danny Blanchflower (penalty).

2010    Key game as we win 1-0 at Manchester City and head for the Champions League.



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