Spurs’ 99-year-old FA Cup record remains intact thanks to Sheffield and Norwich
Tottenham’s 99-year-old FA Cup record remains intact following the elimination of Sheffield United and Norwich City from the quarter-finals over the weekend.
Spurs are still the only club to have won the FA Cup in the same season in which they were promoted to the top division of English football (Football.London).
Sheffield United were knocked out by a late winner from Arsenal at Brammal Lane and Norwich City to another late goal from Manchester United (FA).
While it was misery for these newly-promoted sides, for Spurs it meant that their 99-year-old record remained intact.
Spurs missed out on joining the top division of English football when football resumed in 1919 after the end of the First World War, however, it’s what they...
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