On This Day In Spurs History: 14th July

1976 – On this day in 1976, Tottenham appointed Keith Burkinshaw as their new manager. Burkinshaw had worked under the recently departed Terry Neill and his first season in charge saw Spurs relegated from the first division.

Burkinshaw recovered from that setback to win promotion and become a very successful manager at White Hart Lane, winning two FA Cups and a UEFA Cup.

Spurs Quote Of The Day: 14th July

“I did really well to hold myself back. I really don’t think he realises how strong I am, otherwise he wouldn’t approach me with headbutts and everything.” – Martin Jol on Arsene Wenger.

Spurs Goal Of The Day: 14th July

Glenn Hoddle v Watford

Spurs In The News: 14th July

Having signed a new contract, Harry tells The Sun how he wants Joe Cole to join him.

The Daily Star reckons that Cole wants his future sorted out this week and that Arsenal are favourites to sign him.

The Daily Mail’s Matt Lawton warns Cole that he should put football before his finances.

Taye Taiwo tells the same paper that Spurs are a fantastic club that he’d love to join.

Best Of The Web: 14th July

I reveal categorical proof that Manchester United’s players are very close, over at betting.betfair.

Michael Ballack’s agent makes some rather more serious allegations about the current Germany squad, at The Spoiler.

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