On This Day In Spurs History: 25th May
1994 – The Alan Sugar v Terry Venables court case had revealed that illegal payments had been made to Spurs players. On this day in 1994 the FA let slip the fact that they were planning to demote us were we to be found guilty, with the relegated Sheffield United keeping their place in the Premier League.
Instead we were eventually docked points and barred from the FA Cup, though on appeal were eventually given just a large fine and a slap on the wrist. Money talks.
Spurs In The News: 25th May
The Sun have a video interview with Ledley King, in which he claims that his knees are up to the challenge of a World Cup.
They also report that West Ham will need to pay £6m for Jamie O’Hara.
Aston Villa are looking to make a bid for Robbie Keane and Jermaine Jenas, says The Mirror.
Though the Daily Mail features Keane vowing to fight for his place at Spurs. Until he’s sold to Villa that is.
In The Guardian, Paul Hayward backs Ledley for the World Cup.
Best Of The Web: 25th May
Guess the Premier League ‘bobbleheads’ over at betting.betfair.
The Mail has some snaps of Gary Neville’s futuristic new home. It goes without saying that they don’t approve.
‘Pies have realised that Diego Maradona’s new beard makes him look rather like a certain dead dictator.