Greavsie stitched me up – Tom

The Football League Paper - - FINAL THIRD -

FOR­MER Mill­wall de­fender Tommy Wil­son doesn’t want any of his old team’s play­ers to fall vic­tim to the same trick he suf­fered against Tot­ten­ham 50 years ago. The Lions earned an FA Cup third-round re­play half a cen­tury ago and all was go­ing well un­til Wil­son’s hor­ror mo­ment. “Even though Spurs had more of the game in the re­play, we were hold­ing our own un­til I made a mis­take,” Wil­son told the Mill­wall match­day pro­gramme. “I was the vic­tim of a wily old pro in Jimmy Greaves, who called for the ball as I con­trolled it. “With­out look­ing up, I passed it square and Jim shot against the bar for Alan Gilzean to score the win­ner from the re­bound. It was a hard-fought game – they both were – but played in a good spirit. I’m sure Jimmy, be­low, had a laugh at my ex­pense af­ter­wards. “It only needs some fool – like me – to make a mis­take at a cru­cial time and it can turn the game.”

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