On This Day In Spurs History: 25th June
1984 – On this day in 1984, Peter Shreeves was confirmed as the new manager of Tottenham Hotspur. Shreeves had been Keith Burkinshaw’s assistant and was promoted after the Yorkshireman left the club.
The former-Spur John Pratt would be Shreeves’ assistant and they would enjoy great success in the 1984/85 season, finishing third.
Spurs Quote Of The Day: 25th June
“I expect them to come out – oh dear, I’d better not say fighting, had I?” – Peter Shreeves in 1991, when Spurs were due to play Hajduk Split of war-torn Croatia, in the European Cup Winners’ Cup.
Spurs Goal Of The Day: 25th June
Mark Falco v Bayern Munich
Spurs In The News: 25th June
In The Sun,Harry admits that he will try to sign Joe Cole. In other news, the sky is blue.
The Mirror features Jermain Defoe’s admission that England have been practicing penalties. He in particular needs that practice.
The Daily Mail reckons that Sevilla have told us to forget signing Luis Fabiano.
The Guardian reveals that Defoe is still waiting for Harry’s famous arm around the shoulder routine.
Best Of The Web: 25th June
I look at Yakubu’s miss for Nigeria and find 10 worse misses at Betfair Football.
The Spoiler thinks that North Korea’s players could be made to work down a mine, after their 7-0 thrashing.
Dirty Tackle looks at how the English press are keeping the match against Germany in proper proportion.