On This Day In Spurs History: 20th August

1994 – On this day in 1994, Jurgen Klinsmann made his debut for Spurs and Sheffield Wednesday as part of Ossie Ardiles’ ‘famous five’. Tottenham went two up in the first half with goals from Sheringham and Anderton, before the home side pulled it back to 2-2. Spurs then reestablished their lead with goals from Barmby and of course, one from Klinsmann, who celebrated by mocking his own reputation for diving. Wednesday pulled another back, but Spurs eventually won the game 4-3.

Spurs Quote Of The Day

“At the end of my 1994-95 season at Tottenham Hotspur, I got many letters and calls from teachers. They told me that the German language was becoming increasingly popular at schools. That, I think, is even better than successes on the pitch.”

Spurs In The News: 20th August

The Sun claims that Birmingham are about to make a very welcome £6m bid for Alan Hutton.

Heurelho Gomes tells The Mirror that Spurs are now marked men.

The Daily Star reckons that we’ll pay £5m for ex-Gooner Alex Hleb.

The Daily Mail thinks that we will sign William Gallas today and he will be followed by a loan move for Lassana Diarra and a £6m bid for Steven Pienaar.

Best Of The Web: 20th August

Over at betting.betfair, I take a look at some professional Manchester United lookalikes.

Dave Kitson tells The Telegraph that iPods are ruining football.

The Sabotage Times profiles the 10 most corrupt football leagues.

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