Vic Woodley appeared in goal for Spurs on one occasion as a war-time guest player, but had previously played for Chelsea in a career spanning a number of clubs.
He played his part in a 3-1 in over Fulham in the Football League South Group C match on 10th April 1940.
Started in junior sides near his birth-place, but signed up as an amateur for Reading and also played for Windsor & Eton in non-league, before he signed for Chelsea in May 1931. Appeared at Middlesbrough on his debut on the first day of the 1931-32 season, impressing over the years to earn international recognition with an England cap against Scotland in April 1937. Kept his place in the national side for 18 matches and played 252 league games and 20 FA Cup matches for the Pensioners. Vic took part in 109 war-time matches that saw him keep goal for the club. He also guested for Brentford during 1939-40 and was picked twice for war-time internationals. Played one game for Brighton & Hove Albion.
In December 1945, Vic was released and went to play for Bath City, before coming back into the First Division with Derby County in March 1946, winning an FA Cup winners medal in their 1946 win over Charlton Athletic.
Went back to Bath in March 1947 as the player manager until December 1949 when he left the game to run a pub in Bradford-upon-Avon.
Vic Woodley died at Trowbridge, Wiltshire on 23rd October 1978.