On This Day In Spurs History: 2nd August

1997 – On this day in 1997, Spurs played Fiorentina in a testimonial game for David Howells and lost 2-0. A product of the Spurs youth system, Howells played 335 games for Tottenham and scored 27 goals.

The game was also noticeable for the fact that it gave the White Hart Lane crowd their first look at our summer signings of Les Ferdinand and a certain David Ginola.

Spurs Quote Of The Day: 2nd August

“White Hart Lane was always a place where I felt I belonged.” – David Ginola.

Spurs Goal Of The Day: 2nd August

David Ginola v Chelsea

Spurs In The News: 2nd August

The Sun claims that Fulham will use comment made by Harry Redknapp to bring down the Premier League chairman Sir Dave Richards.

The Mirror thinks that Harry is ready to sell Peter Crouch.

The Daily Mail report that Spurs are ready to pay £6m for Lyon’s defensive midfielder Jean Makoun.

They also think that we are about to sign Sporting Lisbon’s Yannick Djalo.

In The Independent, Harry hails Ledley as his most ‘outstanding player’.

Best Of The Web: 2nd August

‘Pies features some great retro Panini stickers.

The Spoiler has footage of Shevchenko pinching a football reporter’s wallet.

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