On This Day In Spurs History: 3rd August

1952 – On this day in 1952, Ossie Ardiles was born. The midfielder had just won the World Cup with Argentina when he and Ricky Villa were signed by Spurs in 1978. In total Ardiles made 311 appearances for Tottenham and scored 25 goals, before leaving White Hart Lane in 1988.

Ardiles returned to the club for an ill-fated role as our manager in the nineties and though his time in charge of the club can only be viewed as a failure, Ardiles remains a much loved figure at Spurs.

Spurs Quote Of The Day: 3rd August

“Ossie Ardiles strokes the ball as if it were a part of his anatomy” – Jimmy Magee

Spurs Goal Of The Day: 3rd August

Dimitar Berbatov v PSV Eindhoven

Spurs In The News: 3rd August

The Sun reports on an improbable swap deal involving Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Giovani Dos Santos.

The Mirror thinks that we could get Huntelaar and Bellamy in on loan deals.

The Daily Mail reckons that we have agreed a deal to sign Stipe Pletikosa on loan.

The Guardian speculates on whether Jonathan Woodgate will make our 25 man squad.

Best Of The Web: 3rd August

The Gaffer mocks Arsenal’s historic Emirates Cup win.

The Spoiler has footage of a terrible miss from Bulgaria.

‘Pies features a classic banner at the expense of David O’Leary.

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