Terry Dyson

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Terry Dyson
Personal information
Full name Terence Kent Dyson
Date of birth (1934-11-29) 29 November 1934 (age 86)
Place of birth Scarborough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England[1]
Position(s) Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1955 Scarborough
1955–1965 Tottenham Hotspur 184 (41)
1965–1968 Fulham 23 (3)
1968–1970 Colchester United 56 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Tottenham Hotspur in 1960 with Danny Blanchflower (captain) and both goalkeepers, Bill Brown and John Hollowbread, in the team with Cecil Poynton as trainer and Bill Nicholson as manager. Terry Dyson sitting far right in the front row.

Terry Dyson (born 29 November 1934) is a retired footballer who played as a winger.[2]


Dyson was spotted playing football for the British Army during National Service[1] After being demobbed in 1955 he joined Tottenham Hotspur from non-league Scarborough. Dyson played his first match for Tottenham against Sheffield United in March 1955.[3] He played for the North London club until 1965. He was a regular member of the Double-winning side of 1960–61, scoring in the FA Cup Final against Leicester. Dyson was also a member of the team that won the 1962–63 European Cup Winners' Cup, scoring twice in the final against Atlético Madrid. He made a total of 209 appearances and scored 55 goals for Tottenham.

He later played for Fulham, Colchester United, Wealdstone and Guildford City. Dyson is the only Spurs player to score a hat-trick in the North London derby, doing so on 26 August 1961 in a 4–3 win for Spurs.[4]


With Tottenham Hotspur:


Dyson currently works part-time for the Football Association, assessing schoolboy matches, and lives in Middlesex. Dyson is the uncle of English golfer Simon Dyson.[5]


  1. ^ a b Fisher, Alan. "When Saturday Comes - Spurs' Unsung Hero Of The Glory Glory Years". www.wsc.co.uk. Retrieved 8 September 2020.
  2. ^ Hugman, B, J, (Ed)The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records (2005) p185 ISBN 1-85291-665-6
  3. ^ Goodwin, Bob (1 August 2003). Spurs: The Illustrated History. Breedon Books Publishing Co Ltd. p. 98. ISBN 978-1859833872.
  4. ^ The North London Derby Retrieved 29 November 2007
  5. ^ Profile of Simon Dyson Retrieved 19 September 2011

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