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Spurs TV special - Dave Mackay's funeral

Posted on 25 March 2015  - 12:00

Spurs greats and football legends said goodbye to Dave Mackay on Tuesday.

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Dave sadly passed away on March 2.

Fans lined the streets in Edinburgh to pay their respects as the funeral cortege made its way from Tynecastle - home of Dave's first club and first love Hearts - to the remembrance service at Mansfield Traquair.

Cliff Jones, Terry Medwin, Alan Mullery, Phil Beal, Pat Jennings, Alan Gilzean, Mike England and Steve Perryman were joined by Clive Allen, representing his father, Les, Non-Executive Director Ron Robson and members of staff were joined by the likes of Sir Alex Ferguson, Denis Law, Iain St John, Frank McLintock, Willie Henderson, Roy McFarland and John McGovern at the service.

It was a fitting farewell to a player who won the lot at Hearts before joining us in 1959. At Spurs, Dave drove the team to the double in 1961, retained the FA Cup in 1962 and then won the European Cup Winners Cup in 1963. He recovered from breaking his leg twice to captain the team to the FA Cup again in 1967.

Dave joined Derby in 1968, led them to the Second Division title and later managed the Rams to the First Division title in 1975.

You can watch footage of the remembrance service in the video at the top of the page.

Fans can sign a Book of Remembrance in the Family Room in the West Stand at White Hart Lane this week, 10am-6pm.