On This Day In Spurs History: 2nd July
1994 – Having been hit with a 12 point deduction, F.A.Cup ban and a £600,000 fine for making illegal loans to players, Spurs’ chairman Alan Sugar met the appeal board, who halved the points deduction to six, but also increased the fine to £1.5m and maintained the cup ban.
Sugar immediately announced that the club would be appealing against the decision once more.
Spurs Quote Of The Day: 2nd July
“When you’ve finished playing football, young man, which is going to be very soon, I feel, you’ll make a very good security guard.” – David Pleat to a 17-year old Neil Ruddock in 1986.
Spurs Goal Of The Day: 2nd July
Teddy Sheringham v Chelsea
Spurs In The News: 2nd July
The Sun thinks that the battle to sign Arda Turan is on between Spurs and Liverpool.
The Mirror claims that Arsenal’s bid to sign Joe Cole could be affected by the fact that they need to reduce their wage bill.
Whilst The Daily Mail reckon that AC Milan are not interested in signing the Spurs target.
The same paper also reports that we are on the brink of signing the Croatia goalkeeper Stipe Pletikosa on a season long loan.
Best Of The Web: 2nd July
‘Pies has some brilliant video footage of Diego Maradona smoking a cigar while training.
A Fulham fan says goodbye to Roy Hodgson at The Sabotage Times.