On This Day – David Pleat Born

15-1-1945. On this day in 1945 former Luton and Tottenham manager David Pleat was born. Pleat is most renowned for his on pitch celebration after that Luton had secured their position in the First Division thanks to a goal four minutes from the end of the seasons final game. Raddy Antic scored the goal that kept Luton up and sent opponents Manchester City down at Maine Road in May 1983.

Here you can relive the moment – the beige suit, the loafers, the hop, skip and jump of sheer joy and relief …



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