1972 UEFA Cup Final

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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
1971
1973

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.

Match details[edit]

First leg[edit]

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

Second leg[edit]

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

Tottenham Hotspur won 3–2 on aggregate

Route to the final[edit]

Wolverhampton Wanderers[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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