Spurs v Leicester City Notes


They are linked with both

John Barlow .

Tom Clay .

Terry Fenwick .

Les Ferdinand Signed by Tottenham from Newcastle United in 1997 for £6 million, the striker had an injury blighted five and a half years at Spurs, before being released to join West Ham, from where he left for Leicester City in 2003.

Steffen Freund Defensive midfielder, who joined Spurs from Borussia Dortmund in 1998 for £600,000.  Played 118 times, before being released on a free to Kaiserslautern in 2003, but during the January transfer window, he was back in Britain with Leicester on loan and stayed until the end of the 2003-04 season having played 13 matches.

Jimmy Holmes .

Percy Humphreys .

Kasey Keller Spent three seasons at Leicester after signing for £900,000 from Millwall.  Played 123 games and won the League Cup there, before going to Spain to play for Real Vallecano.  Returned to England before the 2001-02 season on a free transfer with Spurs and is the established number one at the club.

Paul Konchesky A loan player at Spurs, while playing for Charlton Athletic, left back Konchesky went on to play for West Ham United, Fulham, Liverpool, Nottingham Forest on loan and then signed for Leicester City in 2011.

Bill Lane .

Gary Lineker .

Fred Mearns .

Jimmy Milliken .

Fred Milnes .

Paul Moran .

Eugene O’Callaghan .

Tom Roberts Joined Leicester Fosse in 1914, but with World War I interrupting his career, he joined Preston in 1919.  Played for a couple of other clubs before signing for Tottenham in 1928 for £1,000, where he played handful of league matches before returning to Preston in 1929.

Buchanan Sharp .

Harry Sparrow .

Ben Thatcher A £5 million signing from Wimbledon in 2000, full back Thatcher played 38 games before being sold on to City for a nominal fee in 2003.

Ian Walker One time England keeper, who came into the Spurs team as a 19 year old and played 311 games before he was transferred to Leicester in 2001 for £2.5 million.  Taking over as the Foxes’ No. 1, he was played at the Midlands until 2005, winning back his place in the England squad in 2004 before being released when the Foxes could not afford to offer him a new contract after being relegated.  Went to Bolton Wanderers for three years and then went into management with Bishops Stortford and then was goalkeeping coach in Chinese club football in Shanghai.

Ralph Ward .

Keith Weller .


Debuts against Leicester City

George Gemmell 15.01.1914

Jimmy Smith 31.10.1925

Ray Clarke 21.04.1973

Martin Robinson 28.02.1976

Mbulelo Mabizela 19.10.2003

Filip Lesniak 18.05.2017


Last game for the club – played against Leicester City

George Gemmell 15.01.1914

Sam Bell 14.09.1936

Johnny Morrison 29.12.1945

Sir Alf Ramsey 23.04.1955

Jeff Ireland 18.10.1958

George Robb 18.10.1958

Tony Marchi 25.04.1964

John White 25.04.1964

Roy Low 10.12.1966

Roger Hoy 16.12.1967

Terry Venables 29.04.1969

Ray Clarke 21.04.1973

Phil Holder 27.04.1974

Mike England 22.02.1975

Martin Peters 22.02.1975

Garth Crooks 13.04.1985

Filip Lesniak 18.05.2017


First goal for the club – scored against Leicester City

Jimmy McCormick 09.09.1933

Foster Hedley 06.10.1934

Cliff Jones 19.04.1958

Cyril Knowles 25.08.1965

Joe Kinnear 19.08.1967

Jimmy Holmes 14.05.1977

Gary Stevens 10.09.1983

Mark Bowen 05.04.1985

Mbulelo Mabizela 19.10.2003

Michael Brown 22.02.2004

Dele Alli 22.08.2015

Davinson Sanchez 10.02.2019


Last goal for the club – scored against Leicester City

John Blair 22.09.1927

Foster Hedley 06.10.1934

Sam Bell 14.09.1936

Jimmy McCormick 12.09.1945

Charlie Rundle 27.12.1948

Danny Blanchflower 03.11.1962

Terry Medwin 03.11.1962

John White 25.04.1964

Clive Wilson 22.09.1996

Allan Nielsen 21.03.1999



27.04.1974 Martin Chivers scores his 100th League goal for Spurs.

22.02.1975 Mike England’s 300th League game and his last game for Tottenham Hotspur.

19.10.1998 George Graham takes control of Tottenham for the first time as manager.

19.04.2000 Chris Perry makes his 200th Premier League appearance of his career.

11.05.2002 Leicester’s Matthew Piper scores his first League goal.

19.10.2003 Ian Walker makes his 100th appearance of his Leicester City career.

26.12.2014 Harry Kane makes his 50th appearance of his Spurs career.

24.01.2015 Mark Schwarzer makes his Leicester City debut.

21.03.2015 Harry Kane scores his first Premier League hat-trick.
Leicester City’s Wes Morgan scores his first Premier League goal.

22.08.2015 Gokhan Inler makes his Leicester City debut.

10.01.2016 Harry Kane scores his 50th Spurs goal.

13.01.2016 Mousa Dembele makes his 100th Spurs Premier League appearance.

18.05.2017 Ben Chilwell scores his first Leicester City goal.

28.11.2017 Hamza Choudhury makes his Leicester City debut.

08.12.2018 Dele Alli scores his 50th Spurs goal in the same goal and in the same style as his first for the club.

10.02.2019 Demarai Gray makes his 100th Premier League appearance for Leicester City.

21.09.2019 Leicester City’s first goal was their 100th against Spurs in their home matches against Spurs.

19.07.2020 This match was the 100th league meeting between the two clubs.
Tottenham’s first goal was their 50th against Leicester City in the Premier League.

23.05.2021 The second Tottenham goal was the 100th away goal scored against Leicester City in competitive matches.
Jamie Vardy’s second penalty goal was the 150th goal of his career.
Leicester City’s second goal was their 50th against Tottenham in the Premier League.



Transfers from Tottenham to Leicester City

Name Date Fee

Harry KANE February 2013 Loan

Ben THATCHER July 2003 Undisclosed (£200,000 est.)

Ian WALKER July 2001 £2,500,000

Eugene “Taffy” O’CALLAGHAN March 1935

Bill LANE November 1926

Buchanan SHARP January 1925

Percy HUMPHREYS October 1911

Transfers from Leicester City to Tottenham 

Name Date Fee

Tommy CLAY January 1914

Harry SPARROW January 1914