terry medwin - fact file

1956 - 1963        winger

Born on 25th September 1932 in Swansea, South Wales.

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Darting Welsh winger, who played right wing, but could fit in anywhere in an attacking position, Terry Medwin was an instrumental figure in the Spurs squad around the time of the Double season and before.

Starting with Swansea Town, Terry was 13 when he signed for the Welsh club and in his first season as a schoolboy in 1945-46.

Cost £25,000 when he signed for Spurs from Swansea Town in the last week of the 1955-56 season, so Terry had to wait until the first game of following season at Preston North End. Tottenham won 4-1 and Medwin scored twice as he went on to score 14 goals in his first season as Spurs finished second to Manchester United. 

Terry scored as many goals in the next two seasons, but made many more with his tricky wing-play and pin-point crossing.  However, his place was always unsure as Terry Dyson was preferred during the Double season, although Medwin reclaimed his position in 1962 and was pivotal in the FA Cup win that year.

Unfortunately, a broken leg in Summer 1963 suffered serious injury on tour in South Africa and despite trying to come back for two years this injury brought his career to a close, but it had contained 72 goals in 215 games.

Left Spurs in 1965 to manage Cheshunt before going to join the training staff at Cardiff City. Went on to become trainer-coach at Fulham.



Career Record
Club Signed Fee Debut Apps Goals
Swansea Town 1956 ?? ??  ?? ??
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR ?? £25,000 18th August 1956 v Preston North End  (First Division) (away)  Won 4-1 Scored twice  215 65
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Career Record
Swansea Town
- League appearances; goals
- FA Cup appearances; goals
- League Cup appearances; goals
European appearances; goals
197 League appearances; 65 goals
13 FA Cup appearances; 0 goals
5 European appearances; 0 goals
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- League appearances; goals
- FA Cup appearances; goals
- League Cup appearances; goals
European appearances; goals

Wales international
30 full caps;  - goals
Under-21 caps; goals
- Cup winners medal 19---

- appearance




Lived in Wimbledon.

Terry's 17 year old son was an apprentice forward at QPR

Sons Michael – a Spurs fan – midfielder in Merton U14s and striker Cameron in Merton U11s.


Terry's heroes as a boy were Roy Paul (Manchester City) and Roger Byrne (Manchester United).




What they said about Terry Medwin
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What Terry Medwin said about ...
... his best moment playing for Spurs ...  29.01.1972 (THFC programme)

“Playing in the 1962 FA Cup winning team against Burnley. To me it was especially sweet after missing the previous year's Final against Leicester.”

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