‚Our spouses had been dreaming about a glamorous day at Europe… not Wolverhampton!‘: Former Tottenham star Mike England from the first ever all-English European last

‚Our spouses had been dreaming about a glamorous day at Europe… not Wolverhampton!‘: Former Tottenham star Mike England from the first ever all-English European last

  • Tottenham overcome Wolves in the 1st all-British European last in 1972
  • Mike England played both feet as the UEFA was won by them Cup final 3-2 on aggregate
  • England admits Spurs hoped to visit someplace more glamorous than Wolves

Mike England spoke to your everyday Mail about playing in the 1st all-English European last

Alan Mullery stands up the trophy while he and their team-mates celebrate winning the UEFA Cup

Tottenham defender England (white shirt) heads the ball through the first leg against Wolves

(L-R): England, Alan Gilzean, Ralph Coates, Joe Kinnear and Martin Chivers pose because of the glass

England claims he can be delighted whether Tottenham or Liverpool turn out on top on Saturday

Where will they be now? Well, Mike England, a victor in the 1st all-British European last, was to be discovered on Wednesday morning during the home of their cottage in a pretty town outside Prestatyn, North Wales.

The commanding centre half, with 300 appearances for Tottenham and 44 caps for Wales, had currently walked their two Shih Tzus, Tinkerbell and Coco Chanel, and finished the physical physical fitness regime laid straight straight down all those years straight straight straight back. Shoulder twists, sit-ups, press ups — 100 of these nevertheless.

He is able to touch their feet since easily as their nose. He could be 77 and slim, the arms nevertheless straight and broad.

‘I just wish no one views me personally aided by the red leads,’ he says of his dog walking. Their spouse Merilyn laughs. Our company is right right right here to remember that evening in 1972 whenever Bill Nicholson’s Tottenham finished a march that is nine-month European countries, winning in Iceland, France, Romania and Italy, to try out the UEFA Cup last — against Wolverhampton Wanderers. […]