Today In Spurs History: 29th April
1967 – On this day in 1967 Tottenham took on Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup semi-final. Jimmy Greaves and Frank Saul scored the goals to give us a 2-0 lead and though Forest pulled one back, but we held out for a 2-1 victory to reach the final.
1989 – Millwall and their lovely fans were in the top flight and Spurs were walloping them 5-0 at The Den. A Paul Stewart hat-trick was accompanied by goals from Paul Walsh and Vinny Samways.
1995 – Jurgen Klinsmann was on target for Tottenham in the North London derby, earning Spurs a 1-1 draw at Highbury.
Spurs In The News: 29th April
Harry talks dogs in his column in The Sun.
The paper also reports that Manchester United will make a £25m bid for Luka Modric. Here we go again.
In The Mirror, Harry asks the fans to recreate the atmosphere of the Arsenal and Chelsea games, against Bolton.
The Daily Star reckons that we will attempt to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Hamit Altintop on a free transfer in the summer.
Spurs will battle with Liverpool for Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici, says the Daily Mail.
Gareth Bale, Jermain Defoe and Michael Dawson all earn a place in the Mail’s top 50 players of the season.
Best Of The Web: 29th April
In The Independent, Rafa Benitez is strangely mystified, as to why he has not been asked to stay at Liverpool. Has he seen the league table?
Dirty Tackle looks at how those sore-losers at Barcelona, turned on the sprinklers to stop Inter’s players celebrating.