On This Day In Spurs History: 1st April
1967 – Spurs finished third in 1967 and of course won the FA Cup against Chelsea. On this day in 1967 we defeated Liverpool 2-1 at White Hart Lane, with both our goals being scored by Jimmy Greaves.
1989 – Tottenham contribute to West Ham’s relegation by beating them 3-0 at home, with goals from Terry Fenwick, Nayim and Paul Stewart.
1992 – On the same day three years later, Spurs again beat West Ham 3-0 at White Hart Lane. On this occasion Gary Lineker grabs a hat-trick.
Spurs In The News: 1st April
The Mirror features an expose of Tottenham’s decision to use Ticketmaster to distribute the semi final tickets, as fans complain about the booking and postage fees.
The Daily Mail’s Matt Lawton is not confident in the abilities of Jermain Defoe and Peter Crouch.
Best Of The Web: 1st April
Almost certainly an April Fools joke in The Mail, though as it’s West Ham you never know…
Predictably, The Sun’s joke is less subtle, as they expect people to believe that referees will soon be whizzing around like Paul Blart: Mall Cop.
Read our interview with Michael Lacquiere, author of Spurs Cult Heroes.