On This Day In Spurs History: 7th June

1947 – Bizarrely, on this day in 1947, we played a second division match against Barnsley. Severe weather during February had played havoc with the fixture list, resulting in Spurs having to play Barnsley at White Hart Lane in a rescheduled match. This is the only league game we’ve ever played in June.

Having last played on May 17th, Tottenham drew the match 1-1, with our goal being scored by Ronnie Dix from the penalty spot.

Quote Of The Day: 7th June

“Wimbledon with fans.” – Jimmy Greaves describes the Spurs side built by Gerry Francis in 1996.

Spurs In The News: 7th June

Ledley tells The Sun that he’s living for the moment.

The Mirror reckons that Deportivo are interested in Giovanni Dos Santos.

The Mail thinks that our chances of signing Klass-Jan Huntelaar will be scuppered by a mega Milan swap deal with Juventus.

The Independent’s Sam Wallace claims that England are more dangerous with Crouch in the starting lineup.

Best Of The Web: 7th June

The Spoiler features Beckham, Noel Gallagher and Snoop Dogg paying tribute to Star Wars for Adidas.

‘Pies has lots of pictures of footballers being hit in the face by the ball.

Goaly Moly has video footage of James Corden’s latest mission to make himself even more unpopular, as he teams up with Dizzee Rascal for an England World Cup song.

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