On This Day In Spurs History: 20th May

1961 – Today is the birthday of Clive Allen. Signed by Tottenham in 1984, Allen famously scored 49 goals in all competitions in 1986/87 to break Jimmy Greaves’ club record. In total Allen scored 84 goals in 135 games, averaging a goal every 1.6 games.

1967 – On this day in 1967, Tottenham beat Chelsea 2-1 in the first all-London FA Cup Final. Jimmy Robertson gave us the lead in the first half, before it was doubled by Frank Saul. Though Chelsea pulled on back in the dying minutes, we were able to hold on to win the cup.

Spurs In The News: 20th May

The Mirror has pictures of Ledley running about and stuff, instead of lounging around in a swimming pool. Oh dear.

Aston Villa will soon be making a bid for David Bentley, according to The Daily Star.

The Times look at our new stadium battle with English Heritage.

Best Of The Web: 20th May

Over at Goaly Moly, Steven Gerrard wears a suit for the first time since his court case, as he models England’s new whistle.

Pies’ features the 10 coolest players to appear at the World Cup.

Dirty Tackle examine Judas’ growing paranoia/egomania.



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