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Ten Minutes With Cliff Jones

The first of an occasional series where we catch up with former players to ask questions about their time at White Hart Lane. This month’s chat is with Double-winning winger CLIFF JONES.

ten-minutes-1-november It is hard to believe that our wonderful Double season was more than 50 years ago! What are your recollections of that time?
It was such a privilege to have been part of what has become known as the ‘Glory’ years of Tottenham. The year we did the Double we won our first 11 games, which is still a record, we scored 115 goals and it was all done with style and flair. We were very competitive and, at the same time, entertaining. We were a squad of players who had different skills and strengths, we got on well with each other and we took that onto the field and it worked. In the 60-61 season more than two million fans flocked to see us in league matches plus another half a million in cup games. That says it all. We had a great set of supporters and there was an attachment between the players and fans which was very important to the club.

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