On This Day In Spurs History: 27th May 2010

1967 – Today is the birthday of Paul Gascoigne. Tottenham signed Gazza for a then British record of £2m in 1988 and cemented his reputation as the most gifted player of his generation, whilst at the club. Gascoigne played a total of 112 games for Spurs and scored 33 goals. Legend.

1982 – On this day in 1982, Spurs played QPR in the FA Cup final replay at Wembley. We took the lead through a Glenn Hoddle penalty and were then on the back-foot against Terry Venables’ second division side. Ray Clemence produced several good saved to keep us in the game and Spurs eventually managed to hold on to record a second successive FA Cup win.

Spurs In The News: 27th May

The Sun features Harry telling United that Modric is not for sale.

They also reveal that we are battling for the signature of the Croatian goalkeeper Marian Antolovic.

The Oh Ah Daily Star reckons that Joe Cole has been told to lower his wage demands if he wants to sign for Spurs.

In The Daily Mail, Steve McClaren speaks out on his desire to keep Edin Dzeko at Wolfsburg.

Best Of The Web: 27th May

I pick the 15 coolest World Cup kits over at betting.betfair.

‘Pies features a list of the 20 most slappable Premier League players.

Get in the mood for the World Cup, with The Spoiler’s compilation of Wayne Rooney’s England goals.

With the former Liverpool chairman David Moores having made a plea for Messers Hicks and Gillett to step aside, James Lawton of The Independent points out that they’re only there because Moores flogged the club to them.

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