1981–82 Tottenham Hotspur F.C. season

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Tottenham Hotspur
1981–82 season
Manager England Keith Burkinshaw
Stadium White Hart Lane
First Division 4th
FA Cup Winners
League Cup Runners-up
Cup Winners' Cup Semi-finals
Charity Shield Joint winners
Top goalscorer League:
Garth Crooks (13)

Garth Crooks (18)

During the 1981–82 English football season, Tottenham Hotspur competed in the Football League First Division.

Season summary[edit]

Tottenham enjoyed a hugely successful season. They finished fourth in the First Division, their highest finish in ten years, won a second successive FA Cup (eventually managing to defeat Second Division Queens Park Rangers 1-0 in the replay after a 1-1 draw in the final), reached the final of the League Cup (losing to Liverpool 3-1 in extra time), were joint winners of the Charity Shield (drawing 2-2 with the previous season's champions Aston Villa) and reached the semi-final of the Cup Winners' Cup (losing 2-1 on aggregate to tournament winners Barcelona).



Squad at end of season[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
England GK Milija Aleksic
England GK Ray Clemence
England GK Tony Parks
England DF Pat Corbett
England DF John Lacy
England DF Giorgio Mazzon
England DF Paul Miller
England DF Gary O'Reilly
England DF Graham Roberts
Wales DF Mark Bowen
Wales DF Paul Price[2]
Scotland DF Gordon Smith
Republic of Ireland DF Chris Hughton[3]
England MF Garry Brooke
No. Position Player
England MF Ian Crook
England MF Micky Hazard
England MF Glenn Hoddle
England MF Steve Perryman
Scotland MF Ally Dick
Republic of Ireland MF Tony Galvin
Argentina MF Ossie Ardiles
Argentina MF Ricardo Villa
England FW Garth Crooks
England FW Mark Falco
England FW Terry Gibson
England FW Chris Jones
Scotland FW Steve Archibald





First Division[edit]

Home teams listed first

FA Cup[edit]

3r 2 Jan Tottenham 1-0 Arsenal

League Cup[edit]

Home teams listed first

Cup Winners' Cup[edit]

Home teams listed first
  • Netherlands Ajax 1-3 England Tottenham Hotspur
  • England Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 Netherlands Ajax
  • Republic of Ireland Dundalk 1-1 England Tottenham Hotspur
  • England Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Republic of Ireland Dundalk
  • England Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
  • Germany Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 England Tottenham Hotspur

Barcelona won 2–1 on aggregate.


  1. ^ http://www.11v11.com/teams/tottenham-hotspur/tab/players/season/1982
  2. ^ Price was born in St Albans, England, but also qualified to represent Wales internationally and made his international debut for Wales in 1980.
  3. ^ Hughton was born in Newham, England, but also qualified to represent the Republic of Ireland internationally and made his international debut for Ireland in 1979.