Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur 1970/71

 tottenham home 1970 to 71 prog


League Division 1

1st May 1971

attendance 19,761

scorer Perryman(43)

Ref H New

City Healey, Connor, Towers, Heslop, Book, Donachie, Hill, Bowyer, Lee, Young, Mellor – sub Carter(78)

Spurs Jennings, Kinnear, Knowles, Pratt, Collins, Beal, Gilzean, Perryman, Chivers, Peters Neighbour – sub Pearce(unused)

Another depleted City side, and another defeat. City had just Francis Lee up front who came near to troubling Spurs, whilst The North London side were thwarted on many occasions by the young keeper Ron Healey, however, as happened in the Cup Winners Cup semi-final a few days earlier, A Healey mistake decided the game,
Steve Perryman unleashed a 30 yard shot which appeared to be straight at the City keeper, he may have been slightly unsighted, but he could only push the ball on to the post and into the net.

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