Spurs 1 Manchester Utd 2

Bobby Charlton And Brian Kidd

Tot­ten­ham Hot­spur 1 Man­chester Uni­ted 2, White Hart Lane, Eng­lish Foot­ball Lea­gue Fir­st Di­vi­sion, Feb­ruary 3, 1968. Man­chester Uni­ted came from be­hind to be­at Spurs 2-1 at White Hart Lane.

Man­chester Uni­ted had be­en knock­ed out of the FA Cup by Tot­ten­ham Hot­spur just three days earli­er and were definately out for re­venge in this mat­ch. But it was The White Hart Laners who took the lead when pre­vi­ous South­ampton at­tack­er Mar­tin Chivers con­ver­ted a mag­ni­fi­cent pass from Three Li­ons in­ter­na­tion­al mid­fielder Alan Mul­lery af­ter on­ly two min­utes of play. Man­chester Uni­ted qui­ckly re­covered, how­ever, as Ge­orge Best smash­ed ho­me the equal­ising goal for the vis­it­ing si­de in the 18th min­ute of the en­counter. Wor­ld Cup win­ner Bob­by Charl­ton then missed a pen­alty, but the long serving stal­wart re­deemed him­self by hit­ting the win­ner for Man­chester Uni­ted a mere two min­utes from full time to earn the red shirts bo­th points at White Hart Lane. Tot­ten­ham Hot­spur Te­am: Pat Jen­nings, Cyril Knowles, Phil Beal, Joe Kin­near, Mi­ke Eng­land, Alan Mul­lery, Jim­my Robertson, Terry Ven­ables, Mar­tin Chivers, Jim­my Greaves, Cliff Jones. Sub­stitutes: No­ne. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Al­ex Step­ney, To­ny Dun­ne, Fran­cis Burns, John Fitz­patrick, Da­vid Sad­ler, Pad­dy Cre­rand, Ge­orge Best, Bob­by Charl­ton, Da­vid Herd, Bri­an Kidd, John As­ton Ju­ni­or. Sub­stitutes: No­ne.

 

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Man­chester Uni­ted suf­fered a 2-1 loss to Tot­ten­ham Hot­spur in a Di­vi­sion One clash at White Hart Lane on the 10th of Sep­tember 1966, wi­th De­nis Law scor­ing the con­sol­a­tion goal for the vis­it­ors.

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Man­chester Uni­ted Ten Pre­vi­ous Mat­ches

1967-68 Sea­son:

Man­chester Uni­ted 2 West Brom­wich Al­bion 1

New­castle Uni­ted 2 Man­chester Uni­ted 2

Man­chester Uni­ted 3 Ever­ton 1

Lei­cester City 2 Man­chester Uni­ted 2

Man­chester Uni­ted 4 Wolver­hampton Wan­derers 0

Wolver­hampton Wan­derers 2 Man­chester Uni­ted 3

Man­chester Uni­ted 3 West Ham Uni­ted 1

Man­chester Uni­ted 4 Shef­field Wed­nesday 2

Man­chester Uni­ted 2 Tot­ten­ham Hot­spur 2

Tot­ten­ham Hot­spur 1 Man­chester Uni­ted 0

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