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1963 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final

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1963 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final

1963 European Cup Winners' Cup Final
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 English team to win a 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
Tottenham Hotspur England 5–1 Spain Atlético Madrid
Greaves Goal 16'80'
White Goal 35'
Dyson Goal 67'85'

Report 2

Collar Goal 47' (pen.)
Feijenoord Stadion, Rotterdam
Attendance: 49,000
Referee: Andries van Leeuwen (Netherlands)
Tottenham Hotspur F.C.
Atlético Madrid
GK 1 Scotland Bill Brown
DF England Peter Baker
DF England Maurice Norman
DF England Ron Henry
MF Northern Ireland Danny Blanchflower (c)
DF England Tony Marchi
MF Wales Cliff Jones
FW Scotland John White
FW England Bobby Smith
FW England Jimmy Greaves
FW England Terry Dyson
England Bill Nicholson
GK 1 Argentina Edgardo Madinabeytia
DF Spain Feliciano Rivilla
DF Argentina Jorge Griffa
DF Spain José Antonio Rodríguez López
DF Brazil Ramiro
MF Spain Jesús Glaría
MF Spain Miguel Jones
FW Spain Adelardo Rodríguez
FW Spain Chuzo
FW Portugal Mendonça
FW Spain Enrique Collar
Spain Sabino Barinaga

External links

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

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