On This Day In Spurs History: 26th July

2003 – On this day in 2003, Spurs lost 2-1 in a pre-season friendly to the South African team the Orlando Pirates. The game was notable for the fact that a certain Mbulelo Mabizela played a blinder and was signed by us the following week.

Spurs Quote Of The Day: 26th July

“Any player coming to Spurs whether he’s a big signing or just a ground staff boy must be dedicated to the game and to the club. He must be prepared to work at his game. He must never be satisfied with his last performance, and he must hate losing.” – Bill Nicholson

Spurs Goal Of The Day: 26th July

Spurs In The News: 26th July

In The Sun, Harry rules out a move for Raul.

The Mirror thinks that Martin O’Neill fears a battle with Spurs for Ashley Young.

Harry tells the Daily Star that Robbie Keane could make the starting line up this season.

The Independent thinks that Spurs might make a £15m move for Phil Jagielka.

Best Of The Web: 26th July

The Sabotage Times features Jonathan Wilson waxing lyrical about the young Gazza.

The Spoiler has footage of a ridiculously cheeky penalty.

‘Pies compares the subtle way that Dunga has aged over the years, with the more radical changes that have befallen Diego Maradona.

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