On This Day In Spurs History: 24th June
1965 – On this day in 1965, Spurs played Macabbi Tel Aviv in the John White Memorial Cup. The competition was played in tribute to our Scottish international who was tragically struck by lightning and died, whilst playing golf. We beat the Israeli side 3-2, with goals from Alan Mullery, Dave Mackay and Alan Gilzean.
Spurs Quote Of The Day: 24th June
“He’s a coward who will not stand up and admit his mistakes. I got mugged into believing that this Adonis of the football world was the be-all and end-all in management, skill and tactics. In my time at Tottenham I made lots of mistakes. The biggest was possibly employing him.” – Sir Alan Sugar on George Graham, 2001.
Spurs Goal Of The Day: 24th June
Spurs In The News: 24th June
The Daily Mirror claim that we have dropped our asking price for Robbie Keane to £8m.
They also reckon that we have our eyes on PSG midfielder Stephane Sessegnon.
The Daily Mail think that Barcelona will make a move for Wilson Palacios if they fail to sign Javier Mascherano.
The Daily Express reveals that Ledley has been back in training for England.
With little else to do this summer, Jermaine Jenas looks at the World Cup for The Independent.
Best Of The Web: 24th June
I look at the footballers who most look like cartoon characters for betting.betfair.
Goaly Moly features David Ginola threatening to sue Gerrard Houllier.
Yahoo Sports features an Algerian player reacting badly to their World Cup loss and getting a smack in the mouth for his trouble.