On This Day In Spurs History: 1984

1984 – On this day in 1984 Spurs beat Enfield Town 7-0 in a pre-season friendly. Nothing noteworthy about that, you might think.

You’d be right, except for the fact that playing up front for Spurs was a certain Mario Kempes, the 1978 World Cup winner who was on a two match trial with Tottenham and started this game alongside his Argentina team-mate Ossie Ardiles.

Kempes failed to score for the match and didn’t earn a contract with the club. The goalscorers for Spurs were Garth Crooks (4), Gary Stevens, Garry Brooke and Micky Hazard.

Spurs Goal Of The Day: 1984

Gary Lineker v Manchester United

Spurs In The News: 4th August

The Sun claims that we are ready to offer £6m for Yannick Djalo, who scored six whole goals last season.

The Mirror thinks that our young centre back Steven Caulker will gain experience on loan at Leeds next season.

The Daily Mail reports on Ledley’s comeback against Ipswich last night.

Best Of The Web: 4th August

The Independent previews the match between Everton… and Everton.

The Guardian’s Jonathan Wilson looks at the the future of football tactics. Unfortunately for Spurs’ striker, 4-4-2 isn’t mentioned.

The Spoiler has footage of an American Footballer proving that he’s also quite good at soccer.

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