They may be a fellow London club, but it would take a mean-spirited Spurs fan to take a real dislike to them.

Under Roy Hodgson, Fulham play attractive football, despite operating on a limited budget. Positioned on the Thames and without any psychotic fans, an away day at Fulham is one to be enjoyed, even if the ticket prices have been raised to an eye-watering £48.

Over the years there have been several players who have turned out for both clubs. Even tonight, Fulham could field as many as five former Spurs, in the shape of Stephen Kelly, Paul Konchesky, Danny Murphy, Simon Davies and Bobby Zamora.

Here are 6 other players that have graced both White Hart Lane and Craven Cottage.

Frank Osbourne

Born in South Africa, Frank Osbourne started his professional career at Fulham in 1921 and became the first player in the history of the club to represent England. Having made 70 appearances and scored 18 goals, the forward was transferred to Tottenham for £1500 in January 1924.

At Spurs, Osbourne was our top scorer in the 1925/26 season with 25 goals, as he partnered the likes of Jimmy Dimmock and Jack Elkes in attack. At the end of that season, Osbourne scored a hat-trick for England against Belgium, but surprisingly was never picked to play for his country again. In total he scored 82 goals for Tottenham in 220 appearances.

In 1935 Osbourne returned to Fulham as a director and eventually became their manager, securing the Second Division title in his first season in charge.

Steed Malbranque

Steeeeeeeeeeeeed was a firm favourite at Fulham, where he played a total of 211 games and scored 44 goals. In 2002/03 season, he was their top scorer with 13 goals, playing a large part in saving the Cottagers from relegation.

Malbranque joined Tottenham in August 2006 for a cut price £2 million, as he was nearing the end of his contract and suffering from injury. Eventually making his debut for Spurs in the November of that year, Malbranque played 96 times for Tottenham and scored 12 goals. His work rate made him a popular figure at White Hart Lane and many were disappointed when he was allowed to join Sunderland in 2008.

Alfie Stokes

Having signed for Tottenham in 1953, Stokes was a prolific scorer, notching a total of 42 goals from just 69 appearances. His name was back in the news recently, when Jermain Defoe equalled his record of 5 goals in a single game, which was achieved in a 7-1 win over Birmingham in 1957.

Stokes was signed by Fulham for £9000, scoring 6 times in 15 appearances.

Terry Dyson

A part of the legendary Spurs double team and Tottenham Hall of Fame member, Terry Dyson was signed from Scarborough in 1955. Though he never won an international cap, Dyson secured more than his fair share of glory at White Hart Lane.

The diminutive winger scored in the FA Cup final in 1961 to secure the Double and was man of the match, scoring twice against Atletico Madrid, when Spurs won the European Cup Winners Cup in 1963. Dyson also remains as the only Tottenham player to score a hat-trick against Arsenal, which came in the 4-3 win in 1961.

Having served a decade at Spurs, Dyson joined Fulham in 1965, where he played 23 times before moving on to Colchester.

Cliff Jones

Cliff Jones was a vital member of the Double side at Tottenham, scoring 15 goals in 29 games from the left wing. Having signed from Swansea in 1958, Jones played a total of 378 games for Spurs, scoring 159 goals.

As well as being lightning quick, Jones had brilliant heading ability. He finally left the club in 1968, when he joined Fulham, where he played for two seasons, before dropping down to non-league level.

Alan Mullery

Mullery burst onto the scene at Fulham in 1958 and within a year had captained the team, replacing the legendary Johnny Haynes. Having made 199 appearances for the Cottagers, Mullery joined Spurs in 1964 for £72,500.

Soon a mainstay of the team, Mullery won his first of his 35 England caps shortly after joining Tottenham. He went on to replace Dave Mackay as captain of Spurs and represent England at the 1970 World Cup.

His greatest moment in a Tottenham shirt came in 1972, when he lifted the UEFA Cup after an injury-plagued season that saw him return to Fulham on loan. Having scored a crucial goal in that final, Mullery then returned to Craven Cottage where he played another 165 games.




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