‘Our spouses had been longing for a glamorous day at Europe… perhaps not Wolverhampton!’: Former Tottenham star Mike England regarding the first ever all-English European last

‘Our spouses had been longing for a glamorous day at Europe… perhaps not Wolverhampton!’: Former Tottenham star Mike England regarding the first ever all-English European last

  • Tottenham beat Wolves in the 1st all-British European last in 1972
  • Mike England played both feet as the UEFA was won by them Cup last 3-2 on aggregate
  • England admits Spurs hoped to visit somewhere more glamorous than Wolves

Mike England talked to your everyday Mail about playing in the 1st all-English European last

Alan Mullery stands up the trophy while he and their team-mates celebrate winning the UEFA Cup

Tottenham defender England (white top) heads the ball through the first leg against Wolves

(L-R): England, Alan Gilzean, Ralph Coates, Joe Kinnear and Martin Chivers pose using the glass

England states he can be delighted whether Tottenham or Liverpool turn out on top on Saturday

Where are they now? Well, Mike England, a victor in the 1st all-British European last, would be to be located on Wednesday early early morning during the home of their cottage in a village that is pretty Prestatyn, North Wales.

The commanding centre half, with 300 appearances for Tottenham and 44 caps for Wales, had currently walked their two Shih Tzus, Tinkerbell and Coco Chanel, and finished the physical fitness regime laid straight straight straight down all those years straight straight back. Shoulder twists, sit-ups, press ups — 100 of those nevertheless.

They can touch his feet because easily as their nose. He could be 77 and slim, the shoulders nevertheless straight and broad.

‘I just wish no body sees me personally because of the red leads,’ he says of his dog walking. Their spouse Merilyn laughs. Our company is right here to remember that evening in 1972 whenever Bill Nicholson’s Tottenham finished a march that is nine-month European countries, winning in Iceland, France, Romania and Italy, to relax and play the UEFA Cup last — against Wolverhampton Wanderers. (suite…)

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