On This Day In Spurs History: 27th August

1988 – On this day in 1988 we were meant to start off our season with a home game against Coventry, but the match was eventually called off, as we were refused a safety certificate, following the redevelopment of the East Stand.

The decision was only made six hours before kick off, leaving fans frustrated at not being able to watch the debut of our new signing Paul Gascoigne.

Spurs Quote Of The Day

“Robert Maxwell’s record is exemplary. He has always been prepared to invest heavily in football at a time when others are turning their backs on the game. Some people seem to doubt him, but they don’t know the man.” – Irving Scholar

Spurs In The News: 27th August

The Sun claims that Newcastle are about to buy Robbie Keane.

The Mirror thinks that we will lodge an official bid for Ashley Young today.

In The Daily Mail, Jamie Redknapp labels Tom Huddlestone as ‘the English Alonso’.

The Daily Express reveals that Jermain Defoe might not need an operation after all.

But The Guardian confirms that Heurelho Gomes has pulled out of the Brazil squad with injury.

The Independent looks at our Champions League opponents.

Best Of The Web: 27th August

In The Spoiler, Edgar Davids claims he joined Crystal Palace after chatting to their fans on Twitter.

At Dirty Tackle, Ronaldinho still thinks he plays for Barcelona.

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