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Stateside Spurs

Through my involvement with Arlington Spurs, an official Tottenham supporters club in Northern Virginia, I get to learn the stories of how people came to support Spurs. Some were indoctrinated before they realized they had a choice in the matter by English (or anglophile) relatives, some randomly chose Spurs as their team during late-night games […]

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Deadly Duo

Germany International striker Jurgen Klinsmann arrived at White Hart Lane in the summer of 1994 for £2m and formed a deadly partnership with England front man Teddy Sheringham. The pair bagged 52 goals between them in their first season together (Klinsmann 29 / Sheringham 23). Can you name a better striker partnership? SHOP the official […]

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Tottenham Hotspur 1 Anderlecht 1 1984

Tottenham Hotspur walked out at White Hart Lane with the game all level after a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the UEFA Cup final. In Brussels, Paul Miller had put the Spurs one goal to the good before the Belgium side equalised with just minutes remaining through Anderlecht captain Morten Olsen. The second […]

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Red Hotspur

England international forward Paul Walsh enjoyed four years at Anfield and White Hart Lane during his professional career. As a red he won the league title in 1986 with Liverpool before moving down the Capital City in 1988 to join Tottenham Hotspur for £500,000. As an hotspur he lifted the FA Cup in 1991 under […]

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Footballing Icons: Paul GASCOIGNE

The English midfield maverick grew up in Gateshead and it wasn’t long before his unique talents we’re spotted by his local team Newcastle United. Paul Gascoigne signed schoolboy terms with the team he supported as a boy in 1980 and by 1985 he was captaining the youth team to FA Youth Cup success which led […]

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Chelsea 4 Tottenham Hotspur 3

Back in 1994, former Spurs legend Glenn Hoddle managed his Chelsea side to victory over his former club in dramatic fashion at Stamford Bridge. Tottenham Hotspur took an early 2-0 lead after just 18 minutes courtesy of goals from Steve Sedgley and Jason Dozzell but the Blues fought back with goals from Mal Donaghy, Mark […]

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Gazza The Gooner

Arsenal vs International XI Paul Merson Testimonial Match Highbury, Wednesday May 8th 1996 The teams at the start were Arsenal International XI Seaman Miklosko Dixon Wilkins Winterburn Rix Hoddle Gullit Linighan Bilic Adams O Leary Platt Kanchelskis Merson Le Tissier Bergkamp Nicholas Gascoigne Jess Wright Waddle Final score: Arsenal (4) 8 – 5 (0) International […]

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Footballing Icons: Jurgen KLINSMANN

In Germany, his nickname was ‘flipper’ which is translated in deutsch is pinball machine due to his quick feet and boundless energy on the pitch. When he arrived in England, the tabloid newspapers labelled him ‘Der Dive Bomber’ for his reputation for being theatrical under a challenge but it wasn’t long before he won over […]

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Footballing Icons: Jimmy GREAVES

Jimmy GREAVES The England 1966 World Cup winner was goal machine for club and country racking up an incredible 439 goals. He also broke a few records along the way and still holds the title as Spurs all time leading goal scorer. He fully deserves his place in the English Football Hall of Fame.

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Greavsie. It’s a funny old game.

Beginnings at the Bridge Jimmy Greaves was born in Essex on the 20th February 1940 and the talented striker didn’t take too long to kick start his record breaking habit of scoring goals. Aged 15, Jimmy was snapped up by Chelsea and he was quick to make his mark in the youth ranks scoring a […]

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