On This Day In Spurs History: April 14th

1967 – I must admit that when I mentioned Nicola Berti’s goal against Coventry yesterday and gave headline space to his famous song, I was unaware that it would be his birthday the very next day. Berti joined Tottenham at the tail-end of his successful career in 1998 and played 23 games, scoring 3 goals.

1979 – Birthday greetings also go to Noe Pamarot – AKA The Tin Man. Pamarot made 30 largely useless appearances for Spurs, scoring 3 goals.

1991 – Happy St Hotspur Day everyone! On this day in 1991 Tottenham Hotspur trampled over Arsenal’s dreams of winning a second double, as we knocked them out of the FA Cup semi-final with a 3-1 victory. You might remember it actually?

Paul Gascoigne opened the scoring with an amazing free kick, before Gary Lineker made it 2-0 shortly afterwards. The Goons pulled one back, but in the second half Gary Lineker hit a tame shot, that was nevertheless strong enough to fly through David Seaman’s crisp packet hands and into the net. 3-1, we beat the Scum 3-1, we beat the Scum 3-1, 3-1…

I had these videos on the site only last week, but you can never have too much of a good thing.

Spurs In The News: April 14th

In The Sun, Harry gives us license to boo Sol.

Wet Spam are after Jamie O’Hara according to The Mirror.

The Mirror website also features great archive photos of our 1991 FA Cup triumph.

Harry tells The Oh Ah Daily Star that we must beat Arsenal to finish in the top four.

In The Daily Mail, Harry and Wenger talk North London derbies.

Harry talks to The Guardian at his surprise that Judas should have ended back at The Scum.

Best Of The Web: April 14th

The Spoiler picks it’s all-time young England XI.

Some bloke who writes for Betfair moans about the Wembley pitch.




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