spurs v exeter city match reports
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|07.03.1981||FA Cup quarter-final at
White Hart Lane.
|25.09.1968||A League Cup Third Round
tie at White Hart Lane was the first meeting between the two sides,
which ended in a big win for Tottenham.
With future manager David Pleat in the Grecians side, Spurs were expected to take this tie easily against the side from the Fourth Division, but there was continued resistance from the underdogs in Tottenham's first game in the competition.
In fact, Exeter took the lead early on through
John Mitten, but Jimmy Greaves equaliser came shortly after, although
the visitors soon took the lead again, when Alan Banks seized on Pat
Jennings' parry from Pleat's shot to make the score 2-1. By half-time, Tottenham
were ahead thanks to goals from another future manager, Terry Venables
and Greaves. JImmy;s goal was sublime. Receiving the ball
from Alan Gilzean, he His first goal of three was incredible. He picked
up the ball from Alan Gilzean and swerved past player-manager centre
half John Newman. With an electric turn of pace, he sped through
the Exeter defence and passed the ball unerringly into the corner of the
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