On This Day In Spurs History: 3rd June
1950 – As was also the case yesterday, this day in history marks the anniversary of a club celebration at the Savoy Hotel. On June 3rd 195 we were celebrating becoming Division Two champions under Arthur Rowe. In attendance was Jack Kirwan, the only surviving member of the 1901 FA Cup winning team.
Quote Of The Day: 3rd June
“Any player coming to Spurs whether he’s a big signing or just a ground staff boy must be dedicated to the game and to the club. He must be prepared to work at his game. He must never be satisfied with his last performance, and he must hate losing.” – The great Bill Nicholson, who must have been annoyed over the years to see so many players at the club that didn’t fit that description.
Spurs In The News: 3rd June
The Daily Mail reveals that Spurs-target Hamit Altintop has signed a new contract at Bayern Munich.
They also think that we must tie Harry down to a long term contract.
The Guardian reveals that Peter Crouch will wear the number 9 shirt for England.
Best Of The Web: 3rd June
I look at the worst fouls in World Cup history over at Betfair Football.
The Telegraph features the weird story of a battle between Argentina and Brazil fans… in Bangladesh.
‘Pies lists the scariest World Cup ‘Group of Deaths’.
Everyone that leaves White Hart Lane half-empty as they sneak off to beat the traffic, should read this from The Sabotage Times.