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1972 UEFA Cup Final

1972 UEFA Cup Final
Event 1971–72 UEFA Cup
First leg
Date 3 May 1972
Venue Molineux, Wolverhampton
Referee Tofik Bahramov (Soviet Union)
Attendance 38,362
Second leg
Date 17 May 1972
Venue White Hart Lane, London
Referee Laurens Van Ravens (Netherlands)
Attendance 54,303

The 1972 UEFA Cup Final was the final of the first ever UEFA Cup football tournament. It was a two-legged contest played on 3 May and 17 May 1972 between two English clubs, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Tottenham Hotspur.

Tottenham Hotspur won the tie 3–2 on aggregate. A 2–1 victory away from home in the first leg proved decisive for them, with Martin Chivers scoring a remarkable late winner, firing in an unstoppable shot from 25 yards. They then held Wolves to a 1–1 draw in the second leg to win the competition.

Contents

  • Match details 1
    • First leg 1.1
    • Second leg 1.2
  • Route to the final 2
    • Wolverhampton Wanderers 2.1
    • Tottenham Hotspur 2.2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Match details

First leg

3 May 1972
19:30 BST
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1–2 Tottenham Hotspur
McCalliog Goal 72' Report

Overview (archive) Overview

Chivers Goal 57'87'
Molineux, Wolverhampton
Attendance: 38,362
Referee: Tofik Bahramov (Soviet Union)
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Tottenham Hotspur
1 Phil Parkes
2 Bernard Shaw Booked
3 Gerry Taylor
4 Danny Hegan
5 Frank Munro
6 John McAlle
7 Jim McCalliog (c)
8 Kenny Hibbitt
9 John Richards
10 Derek Dougan
11 Dave Wagstaffe
Substitutes:
12 Derek Parkin
13 Rod Arnold (GK)
14 Hugh Curran
15 Steve Daley
16 Peter Eastoe
Manager:
Bill McGarry
1 Pat Jennings
2 Joe Kinnear Booked
3 Cyril Knowles
4 Alan Mullery (c)
5 Mike England
6 Phil Beal
7 Alan Gilzean
8 Steve Perryman
9 Martin Chivers
10 Martin Peters
11 Ralph Coates Substituted off 68'
Substitutes:
12 Ray Evans
13 Barry Daines (GK)
14 Terry Naylor
15 John Pratt Substituted in 68'
16 Jimmy Pearce
Manager:
Bill Nicholson

Second leg

17 May 1972
19:45 BST
Tottenham Hotspur 1–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Mullery Goal 29' Report

Overview (archive) Overview

Wagstaffe Goal 40'
White Hart Lane, London
Attendance: 54,303
Referee: Laurens Van Ravens (Netherlands)
Tottenham Hotspur
Wolverhampton Wanderers
1 Pat Jennings
2 Joe Kinnear
3 Cyril Knowles
4 Alan Mullery (c)
5 Mike England
6 Phil Beal
7 Alan Gilzean
8 Steve Perryman
9 Martin Chivers
10 Martin Peters
11 Ralph Coates
Substitutes:
12 Ray Evans
13 Barry Daines (GK)
14 Terry Naylor
15 John Pratt
16 Jimmy Pearce
Manager:
Bill Nicholson
1 Phil Parkes
2 Bernard Shaw
3 Gerry Taylor
4 Danny Hegan
5 Frank Munro
6 John McAlle
7 Jim McCalliog (c)
8 Kenny Hibbitt Substituted off 55'
9 John Richards
10 Derek Dougan Substituted off 84'
11 Dave Wagstaffe
Substitutes:
12 Derek Parkin
13 Rod Arnold (GK)
14 Mike Bailey Substituted in 55'
15 Hugh Curran Substituted in 84'
16 Steve Daley
Manager:
Bill McGarry

Tottenham Hotspur won 3–2 on aggregate

Route to the final

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Round 1 (1st leg) Wolverhampton Wanderers 3–0 Académica de Coimbra
Round 1 (2nd leg) Académica de Coimbra 1–4 Wolverhampton Wanderers
(Wolverhampton Wanderers won 7–1 on aggregate)
Round 2 (1st leg) ADO Den Haag 1–3 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Round 2 (2nd leg) Wolverhampton Wanderers 4–0 ADO Den Haag
(Wolverhampton Wanderers won 7–1 on aggregate)
Round 3 (1st leg) Carl Zeiss Jena 0–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Round 3 (2nd leg) Wolverhampton Wanderers 3–0 Carl Zeiss Jena
(Wolverhampton Wanderers won 4–0 on aggregate)
Quarter final (1st leg) Juventus 1–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Quarter final (2nd leg) Wolverhampton Wanderers 2–1 Juventus
(Wolverhampton Wanderers won 3–2 on aggregate)
Semi-final (1st leg) Ferencváros 2–2 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Semi-final (2nd leg) Wolverhampton Wanderers 2–1 Ferencváros
(Wolverhampton Wanderers won 4–3 on aggregate)

Tottenham Hotspur

Round 1 (1st leg) Keflavík ÍF 1–6 Tottenham Hotspur
Round 1 (2nd leg) Tottenham Hotspur 9–0 Keflavík ÍF
(Tottenham Hotspur won 15–1 on aggregate)
Round 2 (1st leg) Nantes 0–0 Tottenham Hotspur
Round 2 (2nd leg) Tottenham Hotspur 1–0 Nantes
(Tottenham Hotspur won 1–0 on aggregate)
Round 3 (1st leg) Tottenham Hotspur 3–0 Rapid Bucharest
Round 3 (2nd leg) Rapid Bucharest 0–2 Tottenham Hotspur
(Tottenham Hotspur won 5–0 on aggregate)
Quarter final (1st leg) UTA Arad 0–2 Tottenham Hotspur
Quarter Final (2nd leg) Tottenham Hotspur 1–1 UTA Arad
(Tottenham Hotspur won 3–1 on aggregate)
Semi-final (1st leg) Tottenham Hotspur 2–1 Milan
Semi-final (2nd leg) Milan 1–1 Tottenham Hotspur
(Tottenham Hotspur won 3–2 on aggregate)

See also

References

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