On This Day In Spurs History: 12th August
1961 – On this day in 1961, League and FA Cup holders Spurs won the Charity Shield with a 3-2 win over an FA XI, that included the likes of Bobby Robson, Johnny Haynes and Bobby Charlton. Tottenham’s goals were scored by Les Allen (2) and Bobby Smith.
1967 – Spurs were also in Charity Shield action in 1967, where they drew 3-3 with Manchester United. The game is best remembered for the fact that Pat Jennings scored via a massive goal kick. Tottenham’s other goals were scored by Jimmy Greaves and Frank Saul.
Spurs In The News: 12th August
The Mirror thinks that we have made Loic Remy our number one transfer target.
They also reckon that Stephen Ireland is stalling on a move to Aston Villa and is hoping for a late bid from Spurs.
The Daily Mail claims that Ashley Young will seek showdown talks with Randy Lerner.
Best Of The Web: 12th August
‘Pies has footage of a QPR fan going nuts. Do not watch this at work.
The Spoiler reveals that Manchester United’s website staff got ahead of themselves yesterday and revealed the signing of Mesut Ozil.
However, Dirty Tackle confirms that United have signed some bloke who used to be homeless.