Tottenham Hotspur

Spurs, 1960-61: The Statistics

League Scorers
Smith 28, Allen 23, Jones 15, White 13, Dyson 12, Blanchflower 6, Medwin 5, Mackay 4, Norman 4, Saul 3, Baker 1, Own Goal 1 Total 115

League Appearances
Brown 41, Hollowbread 1, Baker 41, Barton 1, Henry 42, Blanchflower 42, Norman 41, Marchi 6,
Mackay 37, Jones 29, Smith J 1, White 42, Smith R 36, Saul 6, Allen 42, Dyson 40, Medwin 14

 

Spurs attracted 2,037,671 people to their 42 League games, an average of 48,516

The road to Wembley

3rd round Charlton Athletic(H), won 3-2 Allen (2), Dyson

4th round Crewe Alexandra (H) won 5-1 Dyson, Smith, Mackay, Jones, Allen

5th round Aston Villa (A) won 2-0 Neal (O.G.), Jones

6th round Sunderland (A) drew 1-1 Jones

6th round replay Sunderland (H) won 5-0 Allen, Smith, Dyson (2), Mackay

Semi-final Burnley at Villa Park won 3-0 Smith (2), Jones

Final Leicester City at Wembley won 2-0 Smith, Dyson

FA Cup Scorers: Dyson (5), Smith (5), Allen (4), Jones (4), Mackay (2), O.G. 1, Total = 21

FA Cup Appearances: Brown 7, Baker 7, Henry 7, Blanchflower 7, Norman 7, Mackay 7, Jones 6, White 7, Smith 7, Dyson 7, Medwin 1

Tottenham were watched by 474,363 people during their seven cup matches, more than had watched any other club at any other time.

For the Record

First team to win the League Championship and FA Cup in the same season in the 20th century

Football League

Eleven successive wins at the start of the season

First Division

1. 31 victories in 42 games

2. 16 away wins in 21 games

3. Equalled Arsenal’s record of 66 points in a season

4. Equalled Arsenal’s record of 33 points from away games

5. Unbeaten for 16 games from the start of the season

6. First team to gain 50 points in only 29 games

7. Equalled Manchester United’s (1956-57) and Wolves’ (1958-59) record number of “doubles” by beating 11 clubs twice

Club

Most League goals in Tottenham’s history = 115

Spurs played 49 games in this unforgettable season and scored in 47 of them

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