Danny Blanchflower (capt), Bill Brown, Ron Henry, Les Allen, Dave Mackay, Terry Dyson,
Peter Baker, Maurice Norman, John White, Cliff Jones, Bobby Smith.
This is how the Spurs team of 1960/61 usually lined up. The 2-3-5 formation and positions
may seem strange to the modern football fan.
By the end of the 1962 season this had been totally overtaken by the more conventional
4-4-2 and with it the decline of the orthodox winger.
See Team page for photos and biographies of team, management and reserves.
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Les Allen scores the winning goal that clinches the title. Bobby Smith is in the
This page is devoted to the night Spurs last won the Football League - as it was
then, on Monday April 17th 1961.
The opposition was Sheffield Wednesday who were the first team that season to beat
Spurs 2 -1 on Saturday November 12th 1960. 1961 seems a long time ago and as the
years pass a longer wait for the next league title.
Celebrations in the dressing room for winning the opening ten matches - a League