On This Day In Spurs History: 16th June

1983 – On this day in 1983, the club announced that it would be floating on the stock market, in an attempt to raise £3.8m. Before long Spurs would be buying the sportswear manufacturer Hummel and generally trying to act more like a commercial business than a football club. What could go wrong?

Spurs Quote Of The Day: 16th June

“There used to be a football club over there.” – Keith Burkinshaw upon leaving Spurs in 1984.

Spurs In The News; 16th June

The Sun thinks that Villarreal are ready to buy Adel Taarabt for £4.5m.

In The Mirror, Wilson dedicates his World Cup to his murdered brother.

The Daily Mail thinks that Danny Rose and Kyle Walker will spend next season out on loan at Portsmouth.

Michael Dawson visits the South African child he sponsors, in The Guardan.

Best Of The Web: 16th June

Dirty Tackle reports on Robbie Earle’s sacking from ITV. Now they just need to get rid of Andy Townsend and the bloke who thought that a car advert was more important than Gerrard’s goal.

Goaly Moly has footage of Graeme Souness using an unfortunate word on Irish TV.



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