On This Day In Spurs History: 13th August
1969 – On this day in 1969, Spurs bounced back from an opening day defeat against Leeds, with a 4-0 win over Burnley. Peter Collins, Jimmy Pearce, Jimmy Greaves and Martin Chivers scored the goals for Tottenham.
1984 – Today is the 26th birthday of Niko Kranjcar. Having signed for Spurs on transfer deadline day last season for a bargain £2.5m, Kranjcar has so far played 32 games for Tottenham and has scored 8 goals.
Spurs In The News: 13th August
The Sun reveals that we have signed the 17-year old Honduras wonderkid Anthony Lozano.
The Mirror features Arsene Wenger admitting that Spurs and Manchester City are both title contenders.
Sebastien Bassong tells the same paper that he feels that the team is short of match fitness.
The Oh Ah Daily Star thinks that Peter Crouch could be sold to Sunderland, in order to fund moves for Craig Bellamy and Ashley Young.
The Daily Express claims that Young will wait until Villa appoint a new manager, before deciding whether to move on.
Best Of The Web: 13th August
‘Pies reveals that Jamie Carragher has put his weight behind fellow Scouser Andy Burnham’s Labour leadership bid.
Talksport features a bunch of football managers all explaining why the don’t want the Villa job.