On This Day In Spurs History: 11th June

1966 – On this day in 1966, England kicked off the World Cup by playing Uruguay at Wembley. Spurs’ Jimmy Greaves was playing upfront for England but failed to score as the teams drew 0-0. Greaves would later pick up an injury during the tournament which would bring an end to his World Cup dreams.

Spurs Quote Of The Day: 11th June

“If someone wants to give you a bum steer on who we’re after, then so be it. If you want to know, ask me, because I have a list of players we want and Robbie Keane isn’t on it.” – Glenn Hoddle, shortly before we signed Robbie Keane for £7m.

Spurs In The News: 11th June

Spurs target Diego Forlan has admitted that he’d love to return to England.

The Daily Star reckons that we have contacted West Ham with a view to signing £10m Carlton Cole.

The Daily Mail reveals that we will play a pre-season friendly against Fiorentina.

Best Of The Web: 11th June

Dirty Tackle features a youthful Fabio Capello looking all sweet and innocent (just after he’s cynically hacked someone).

‘Pies has a guide to the 25 hardest players at the World Cup.

Sabotage Times critiques Dizzy Rascal’s monstrosity of a World Cup tune.

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