Retro photos: Black and white pictures of Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur through the years

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Manchester United face Tottenham Hotspur this weekend.

Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur are two teams steeped in history, in a select group of clubs which have achieved the league and FA Cup double.

The clubs first faced off back in 1899, when United were known as Newton Heath, and were regular pre-first World War opponents.

The picture above is from 1913, with the two clubs battling in the first division. It was in the 60s that the two clubs became rivals battling for honours, a special era for both teams.

In the shots below, Bobby Smith can be seen scoring for Spurs past United's Harry Gregg in 1960, and in 1962, Bobby Charlton scoring at White Hart Lane for the Red Devils.

This picture below is from the 1967 Charity Shield, with the late Dave Mackay taking avoiding action with Terry Venables as Bobby Charlton fired in a free-kick.

Spurs stopper Pat Jennings is pictured below rising highest at White Hart Lane in a league clash in 1968, with Manchester United's Bill Foulkes watching on, and United legend George Best applying his dribbling wizardry in 1970.

In the 80s it was up to star men like Mark Hughes and Glenn Hoddle to make their names for their respective sides.

United have won a total of 85 games between the two clubs in all competitions. Tottenham have won 48, with 49 games ending in draws.

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