Charlie Withers joined the Spurs as a junior and signed as a professional in October 1947. He played in the position of full back and completed 164 games and scored twice in all competitions between 1947–55. An integral member of the push and run Championship winning side of 1950–51 when he featured in 39 games. On leaving Spurs, Withers transferred to Boston United.
Tottenham Hotspur won the 2nd Division Championship by 9 points from Sheffield Wednesday under the old 2 points for a win system.