The 15 Most Memorable Matches Between Tottenham Hotspur And Aston Villa
Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa have participated in excellent encounters over the years and they will lock horns once again on the first gameweek of the 2019/20 Premier League campaign – but what are the most memorable meetings between the two?
The first time these two clashed was in 1903. It was Spurs who emerged victorious in a thrilling 3-2 FA Cup quarter-final meeting at White Hart Lane.
Since that encounter, they have met 163 times – Villa winning 56 matches while Spurs have been victorious on 72 occasions.
Villa return to the top-flight of English football for the first time since 2016 and will be making their first-ever visit to the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
The Lilywhites inherit ambitions of their own with their eyes firmly lodged on the Premier League title despite the competition both Liverpool and Manchester City will provide.
Spurs have won the battle in head-to-head meetings against Villa, but what are the most memorable matches between these two sides?
Spurs 6-2 Villa, September 1960
Spurs hammered Villa 6-2 in 1958 and history repeated itself two years later with thousands in attendance.
John White scored a brace for Tottenham on the day and ensured the hosts ran out worthy winners in an eight-goal thriller at White Hart Lane.