Spurs v Sheffield United Notes

06.05.1939 Sheffield United’s last day 6-1 win saw them promoted to Division One.

They are linked with both

Milija Aleksic

John Blair

Michael Brown Regular with United when he joined on loan in December 1999 and then permanently from Manchester City making over 150 appearances. Signed by Spurs for £500,000 in 2004 and stayed for two years playing over 50 games.

Lycurgus Burrows Amateur full back or half back Ly played 25 Southern League matches for Tottenham from November 1894 until 1898, when his work took him to Sheffield, where he joined United.  He was with the club for five years, but failed to make a first team appearance.

Robert Cain

Cameron Carter-Vickers

Herbert Chapman

Jack Chisholm

Quinton Fortune

Patrick Gilhooley

George Hutchinson

Jim Iley

John L Jones

Andy Keeley

Peter Kyle

Kenny McKay

Fred Milnes

Kyle Naughton

Roger Nilsen

Martin Peters

David Tuttle A youngster at Spurs, who made his debut against United and made 8 appearances between 1990 and 1991, before he moved to Bramall Lane to get first team football for £350,000.

Kyle Walker

Joe Walton

Simon Webster

Mark Yeates


Debuts against Sheffield United

John Joyce 27.11.1909

Arthur King 01.09.1913

Terry Dyson 19.03.1955

Pat Jennings 22.08.1964

Cyril Knowles 22.08.1964

David Tuttle 27.11.1990



Last game against Sheffield United

Solomon Upton 16.11.1912

Fred Wilkes 06.04.1912

Charlie Lance 11.12.1921

Charlie Walters 07.05.1925

Arthur Rowe 15.04.1938

Les Miller 06.05.1939

Ron Burgess 17.04.1954

Peter Collins 02.05.1973


First goal for the club – scored against Sheffield United

Findlay Weir 22.02.1913

Jimmy Bauchop 01.09.1913

Fred “Fanny” Walters 01.09.1913

Jimmy Skinner 03.12.1921

Eugene “Taffy” O’Callaghan 05.03.1927

Arthur Sanders 05.03.1927

Colin Brittan 17.04.1954

Justin Edinburgh 20.04.1991

Kevin Scott 05.03.1994

Teddy Sheringham 02.09.1992

Dimitar Berbatov 22.08.2006


Last goal for the club – scored against Sheffield United

Percy Humphreys 18.03.1911

Jim Fleming 19.04.1915

Harry Hargreaves 31.08.1925

Charlie Handley 31.03.1928

Les Miller 06.05.1939

Colin Brittan 17.04.1954

Peter Collins 02.05.1973

Martin Chivers 27.03.1976

Justin Edinburgh 20.04.1991

Kevin Scott 05.03.1994



26.02.1968 Tony Currie makes his debut for Sheffield United.

22.08.2006 David Sommeil makes his Sheffield United debut.

10.02.2007 This win gave Sheffield United their 500th League point under Neil Warnock. Paul Robinson makes his 100th Premiership appearance for Tottenham.
Alan Quinn will be making his 250th career League appearance (Sheffield Wednesday, Sunderland and Sheffield United).

28.01.2015 Che Adams’ second goal gave Sheffield United their 100th against Spurs in competitive matches at their own ground.

17.01.2021 Tottenham’s first win in the Premier League at Bramall Lane.

02.05.2021 Gareth Bale’s first goal in the 4-0 win at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium was the 100th home goal scored by Spurs against Sheffield United.
Bale’s second goal was his 50th in the Premier League for Tottenham.



Transfers from Tottenham Hotspur to Sheffield United

Name Date Fee

Lycurgus BURROWS December 1897

Joe WALTON April 1909

John BLAIR November 1927

Andy KEELEY December 1977

David TUTTLE August 1993 £350,000



Transfers from Sheffield United to Tottenham

Name Date Fee

John L JONES May 1897

Kenny McKAY May 1898

Robert CAIN May 1898

George HUTCHINSON July 1953

Jim ILEY August 1957 £16,000

Roger NILSEN March 1999 Free

Michael BROWN January 2004 £500,000

Kyle WALKER July 2009 £3,000,000

Kyle NAUGHTON July 2009 £7,000,000