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Past Present With Dave Leworthy

Where are they now? We catch up with a former player to find out what they are doing now and briefly look back on their time in N17.


Any player who makes his first team debut for Spurs in the North London Derby amid a ferocious Wednesday evening atmosphere at the Lane is bound to hold on to the memory for a lifetime.

But for striker Dave Leworthy, who just a year before his Tottenham bow in April, 1985, had been playing non-league football with Fareham Town, such a high-profile baptism in the top division of English football served as one of many landmarks in a whirlwind week that also brought the birth of his son.

“I spent my first season in the reserves, but I knew it was going to be difficult to get into the first team with all the quality players we had at the club,” recalls Leworthy, who now works for a private school in Clapham.

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