Match Weekly was a popular football magazine in the 1980s – here’s how they covered Port Vale’s famous FA Cup win over Tottenham Hotspur in 1988.
Port Vale 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur 1988
A look at the national press backpages after Port Vale’s famous 1988 FA Cup win over Tottenham Hotspur in January 1988.
With thanks to Port Vale supporter Ken Grocott, we have three national press previews of Port Vale’s FA Cup tie against Tottenham Hotspur in 1988.
Here’s how supporters remember the epic FA Cup victory over Spurs at Vale Park in January 1988…
Kindly provided to this website by Dave here are some clippings of the Sentinel’s coverage of Vale’s famous win over Spurs in 1988.
In this 1988 edition of Shoot magazine, Port Vale were featured due to their epic FA Cup run. This edition ran just before Vale’s fifth round clash with Watford and featured a fascinating revelation from Phil Sproson on how close he came to joining neighbours Stoke City.
BBC Radio Five Live presented a dedicated programme on Port Vale’s famous 1988 win over Tottenham Hotspur – and here’s the full transcript.