Six decades of Cardiff City v Spurs matches

Last updated : 14 October 2018 By Michael Morris

60s. Who are the three of our players, two of them Cardiff born, who played in every City v Spurs game during this decade?

70s. Which member of the Spurs team beaten by Peter Sayer’s goal in the FA Cup game at Ninian Park in 1977 went on to become a Premier League manager and an Assistant Manager at International level?

80s. Who is this?

90s. Who am I describing here?

His journey from Tottenham Hotspur to Cardiff City ended in the 90s and took well over a decade – Vancouver and Bradford were among his stopping off points.

00s. He played for Spurs against us during this decade, but who is the player pictured?

10s. Can you identify this player from the following?

Starting off in the city of his birth, Aldershot and Otelul Galati were among the small number of teams he played first team football against while there. There was then a move abroad to a club City have met twice in the European Cup Winners Cup before homesickness was given as the reason for a move back to the UK with Spurs, for whom he played against us during this decade. A transfer to Croydon followed  from where there were loan moves to a county which sounds like the ranch in the TV show Dallas and New York before he moved to his current location, a water hole by a sturdy tree.


60s. Alan Harrington, Colin Baker and Derek Hogg.

70s. John Gorman took over from Glenn Hoddle to become Swindon’s manager after their promotion to the Premier League in 1993 and was then Hoddle’s Assistant when he took on the England job in 1996.

80s. Gary Brooke.

90s. Terry Yorath.

00s. Teemu Tainio.

10s. Now at Barnsley, left back Zeki Fryers has played for Manchester United, Standard Liege, Spurs, Crystal Palace, Ipswich and Rotherham.