Charlie George Leaves Spurs In The Lurch To Join Derby From Arsenal On This Day, 1st July 1975

Having been certain to move across north London, Charlie George left Tottenham in the lurch to join the newly-crowned League Champions, Derby County. It is full of mischievious twists; Dave MacKay – former Tottenham stalwart, member of their 1961 double-winning side – capitalised on a slack-jawed mistake from Tottenham’s future Arsenal manager, Terry Neill. And with that, he was gone from their grasp.