Tottenham Hotspur v Rochdale: FA Cup fifth-round replay – live!

28 February 2018 06:45
FA Cup replay updates from the fifth-round tie at WembleyLower-league clubs unhappy at prospect of scrapping replaysAnd feel free to ping an email in Scott’s direction 10.10am GMT As Chas, Dave and the drummer from Chas and Dave once sang: it’s lucky for Spurs when the year ends in one. ?? They first won the cup when the century begun. ? ? They lifted it in 1901, 1921, 1961, 1981 and 1991. Throw in league titles in 1951 and 1961, plus a League Cup in 1971, and there’s a bona-fide number-44 smash hit right there!Times change, though, and Spurs haven’t won the cup since the days of Terry Venables, Gazza and Paul Stewart. In the new millennium, it’s luckier for Spurs when the year ends in eight. They won the League Cup back in 2008 and . well, that’s it, though to be fair our hands are tied with sample size. Bill Nicholson took over in 1958, if you fancy widening it out a bit. Continue reading. . read full article

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