ian smith - fact file

1972 - 1976            defender

Born on 15th February 1957 in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England.

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A defender who played in the Rotherham and Yorkshire County Boys teams.

Smith trained twice a week with Rotherham and spent a few days with Sheffield United and Burnley before signing as an apprentice at Spurs in July 1972.

A regular in the youth and reserve teams in his early years at White Hart Lane, Ian progressed to being chosen for the England youth squad.

Upgraded to a full professional in April 1974.

After a brief spell in the first team, Ian returned to his hometown club to play in the lower divisions.

 

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Career Record
 
Club Signed Fee Debut Apps Goals
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR (apprentice) July 1972 - ??  ?? ??
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR (professional) April 1974 - ??  ?? ??
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- ?? ?? ??  ?? ??

Career Record
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR
- League appearances; ?? goals
- FA Cup appearances; ?? goals
- League Cup appearances; ?? goals
European appearances; ?? goals
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- League appearances; ?? goals
- FA Cup appearances; ?? goals
- League Cup appearances; ?? goals
- Other appearances; ?? goals
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- League appearances; ?? goals
- FA Cup appearances; ?? goals
- League Cup appearances; ?? goals
- Other appearances; ?? goals

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

Milestones
- appearance

           

       

1974

Favourite player when he supported Rotherham United was Dave Watson later of Sunderland, Manchester City and England.

Was living in digs at Edmonton.
 

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What they said about Ian Smith
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What Ian Smith said about ...
... on reason he joined Tottenham ...  28.1.1974 (THFC programme)

"Once I knew that Spurs were interested in me, I wanted to become part of such a good set-up."

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                Appearances

Season League FA Cup League Cup UEFA Cup
19- - (- goals) - - -
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