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Leicester v Spurs - top 5s - goals against the Foxes

21 August 2015|Tottenham Hotspur

Our 'top five' list as we prepare to face Leicester is our top five goals against the Foxes - does this list include our most important goal ever?

LEICESTER CITY vs SPURS - TOP FIVES - GOALS AGAINST THE FOXES

Terry Dyson - Spurs 2-0 Leicester - FA Cup Final - May 5, 1961
Arguably the most important goal in our history, the little winger flew in at the far post to bullet home a header from Bobby Smith's cross. Smith had earlier oppened the scoring but Dyson's goal secure the victory, the FA Cup - and the double.

Jimmy Greaves - Spurs 3-2 Leicester - Division One - October 5, 1968
Fans lucky enough to witness this goal at the Lane will tell you it was as good a goal that the maestro ever scored. Unfortunately, there were no TV cameras to capture it. There was a photograph in the next home programme, however, and if you would like to how they reported a goal that 'defies description' - it's right here (pdf).

Allan Nielsen - Spurs 1-0 Leicester - League Cup Final - March 21, 1999
What is better than a last-minute winner? How about a last-minute winner in a cup final at Wembley? How about a last-minute winner in a cup final at Wembley where you'd been down to 10 men for half-hour? It all came right for us as Steffen Iversen darted down the right, crossed and Nielsen dived in to score his famous header.

Mbulelo Mabizela - Leicester 1-2 Spurs - Premier League - October 19, 2003
Our first trip to Leicester's new stadium looked to be going against us after Kasey Keller allowed Paul Dickov's shot through his legs. But as time began to run out, Mbulelo 'OJ' Mabizela hit a thunderbolt into the top corner for 1-1. That set it up for Fredi Kanoute to strike an injury time winner.

 


  Christian Eriksen - Leicester 1-2 Spurs - Premier League - December 27, 2014
In a season of late goals, Christian delivered time and again - Hull away, Swansea away, Sheffield United away, Sunderland home - and at the turn of the year, another special strike from a free-kick late at the KP Stadium. Teeing up the ball 30 yards out at the left angle, most were waiting for a cross but Christian knew better and saw it home off the post