Today In Spurs History: 25th March
1922 – A year after having won won the FA Cup, Spurs were back in the semi finals where they met Preston North End, for the second successive season. On this occasion we were not to be so lucky. Having taken a first half lead through Jimmy Seed, Preston fought back in the second half to win 2-1.
1950 – Arthur Rowe’s ‘Push and Run’ side won promotion to the first division in 1950 and on this day in history they beat West Ham 4-0, with goals from Sonny Walters (2), Les Bennett and Les Medley. Spurs were promoted as champions and of course won the first division title the following season.
1978 – Having been relegated to the second division, Spurs were on the promotion hunt and earned a 3-3 draw with Mansfield on a quagmire of a pitch. Our goals were scored by Chris Jones and Glenn Hoddle, who converted a penalty and a spectacular free kick.
Spurs In The News: 25th March
The Mirror reports the slightly disturbing news that West Ham are after Glenn Hoddle as their new manager.
The Daily Mail claims that Stoke want to pay £4m for Jamie O’Hara. Double it and then come back to us.
Also in The Mail, Micah Richards thinks that the pressure is now on Spurs. Go away with you sub-Ferguson mind games.
The Guardian tells the story of our great cup comeback in pictures.
Eidur Gudjohnsen tells The Telegraph that Spurs can handle the challenge of both the FA Cup and race for fourth.
Best Of The Web: 25th March
Dirty Tackle gives you the football rich list.