Today In Spurs History: April 9th
1995 – I’m reticent to bring this one up before Sunday’s game, but on this day in 1995, Spurs lost 4-1 in the FA Cup semi-final to Everton. Having beaten Southampton and Liverpool in a dramatic cup run, the media were talking up a dream final between Klinsmann’s Tottenham and Manchester United.
We may have had Klinsmann, but we also had Stuart Nethercott at left back and Everton weren’t in the mood to play sacrificial lambs. We went 2-0 down, before Jurgen gave us hope from the penalty spot, only for two late goals by Daniel Amokachi (in what was basically his only decent game for the club) ensured our defeat by an embarrassing scoreline.
Spurs In The News: April 9th
Harry tells The Sun that he expects Portsmouth to be pumped up and we can expect a tough game.
The Mirror claims that Arsenal’s Van Persie may be fit to face us on Wednesday. All together now… Van-Per-Sie, if a girl says no…
Speaking of insulting songs, The Daily Mail warns that we shouldn’t be nasty to that nice Sol Campbell lad.
They also report that we are considering a move for Real Madrid’s Guti on a free transfer.
The Express quote Harry talking up Aaron Lennon’s importance for Spurs and England.
Best Of The Web: April 9th
Off The Post feature Richard Keys wondering who farted and insulting Theo Walcott’s boots.