Today In Spurs History: 13th April

1970 – Tottenham beat Manchester United at White Hart Lane 2-1, thanks to goals from Alan Gilzean and Martin Chivers.

1985 – Spurs win at Filbert Street, as we beat Leicester City 2-1, with strikes from Glenn Hoddle and Mark Falco.

1998 – My name is Nicola Berti, I’m aged around thirty… Our Italian midfielder was on target for Spurs on this day in 1998, to earn us a 1-1 home draw with Coventry.

Spurs In The News: 13th April

Peter Crouch issues an SOS in The Sun.

The Mirror looks at Van Persie’s fitness and the return to White Hart Lane of Judas.

Lennon will not play on Wednesday according to The Daily Mail.

But Ledley will be back says The Guardian.

The Independent reveals that Portsmouth haven’t necessarily won a place in Europe for next season.

Daniel Levy has made a complaint about the Wembley pitch, says The Times.

Best Of The Web: 13th April

The Guardian’s Sid Lowe looks at the importance of Xavi to Barcelona. Weren’t we meant to be signing him once? I wonder if he’s still interested.

Berbatoff‘ says The Sun. Hmmm, it’s tempting, despite the parable of Robbie Keane.

Andy Gray and Richard Keys get the giggles while watching women’s football.

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  1. Hey, was on my way to work, sat on the tube, when a new chant for Pav came into my head. I can’t stop singing it now.

    To the nah-nah bit at the end of The Beatles’ ‘Hey Jude’…

    “He’s Ro-man Pavlyuchenk-ohhhhh
    He comes from Mosc-owww
    And he’s drunk”

    I think the touch of humour in it would go down a storm. Who’s up for giving it a bash tomorrow night?


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