On This Day In Spurs History: 17th June
1908 – On this day in 1908, Spurs were elected to the Football League from the Southern League. Our initial application to replace Lincoln City, was unsuccessful as Bradford City received four more votes. However, Stoke City then resigned from the Football League for financial reasons and we were able to take their place.
Spurs Quote Of The Day: 17th June
“If you don’t have to drag yourself off the field exhausted after 90 minutes, you can’t claim to have done your best.” – Bill Nicholson.
Spurs In The News: 17th June
The Sun have a list of our Premier League fixtures for 2010/11. We open with Manchester City.
The Daily Star thinks that Jermain Defoe will start for England against Algeria.
The Daily Mail report that Eidur Gudjohnsen is keen to make a permanent move to Spurs.
Best Of The Web: 17th June
I take a look at the five funniest football headlines for Betfair Football.
The Spoiler looks at Lyon’s hideous new kit.
Pies’ features a Serbian commentator getting their facts wrong.