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1963 European Cup Winners' Cup Final

1963 European Cup Winners' Cup Final
Tottenham's starting line-up
Event 1962–63 European Cup Winners' Cup
Date 15 May 1963
Venue Feijenoord Stadion, Rotterdam
Referee Andries van Leeuwen (Netherlands)
Attendance 49,000

The 1963 European Cup Winners' Cup Final was the final football match of the 1962–63 European Cup Winners' Cup and was the third European Cup Winners' Cup final. It was contested between Tottenham Hotspur of England and the defending champions, Atlético Madrid of Spain, and was held at Feijenoord Stadion in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Tottenham won the match 5–1 thanks to goals by Jimmy Greaves (2), John White and Terry Dyson (2). Tottenham's victory made them the first British team to win a major European trophy.

Tottenham's next major trophy came four years later when they won the FA Cup in 1967, but Jimmy Greaves was the only player from this team to feature in the next Tottenham side to win a major trophy due to the bulk of the team having retired or been transferred over the next four years. John White was killed by lightning on a golf course the following year.

Match details

15 May 1963
20:15
Tottenham Hotspur 5–1 Atlético Madrid
Greaves Goal 16'80'
White Goal 35'
Dyson Goal 67'85'
Report

Report 2

Collar Goal 47' (pen.)
Tottenham Hotspur F.C.
Atlético Madrid
GK 1 Bill Brown
DF 2 Peter Baker
DF 5 Maurice Norman
DF 3 Ron Henry
MF 4 Danny Blanchflower (c)
DF 6 Tony Marchi
MF 7 Cliff Jones
FW 8 John White
FW 9 Bobby Smith
FW 10 Jimmy Greaves
FW 11 Terry Dyson
Manager:
Bill Nicholson
GK 1 Edgardo Madinabeytia
DF 2 Feliciano Rivilla
DF 5 Jorge Griffa
DF 3 José Antonio Rodríguez López
DF 4 Ramiro
MF 6 Jesús Glaría
MF 7 Miguel Jones
FW 8 Adelardo Rodríguez
FW 9 Chuzo
FW 10 Mendonça
FW 11 Enrique Collar
Manager:
Sabino Barinaga

External links

  • UEFA Cup Winners' Cup results at Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation
  • 1963 European Cup Winners' Cup Final at UEFA.com
  • Match report


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