It is a sad day for Spurs fans everywhere, as news broke of the death of the Tottenham legend Peter Baker aged 84.
Baker was the right-back in the Double winning side of 1961. After joining the club from non-league Enfield he would make 342 appearances, winning the league title, two FA Cup and the European Cup Winners’ Cup during his time at White Hart Lane.
Here’s how Spurs fans and former players paid tribute to the great.
Sad day today as a very dear friend, and Spurs legend has passed. RIP Peter Baker (App 299 Gls 3). Cheers Pete. pic.twitter.com/aKFMu1DoQN
— Rob White (@robawhite) January 27, 2016
Some very sad news for all those who have the Spurs Double-winning team in their hearts – @robawhite tells me Peter Baker has passed away.
— Julie Welch (@DameJulieWelch) January 27, 2016
Just got home and so sorry to read the news about Peter Baker. R.I.P. Gentleman footballer
— Paul Smith (@spursodyssey) January 27, 2016
RIP Peter Baker, another member of our double winning team gone, what a team we have in Heaven managed by Bill #RipPete
— Micky Hazard (@1MickyHazard) January 27, 2016
And slowly, the great men of Spurs' Double team depart the stage, RIP Peter Baker (left). pic.twitter.com/VtX2EHkdjg
— Danny Kelly (@dannykellywords) January 27, 2016
Very sad to hear that Spurs legend Peter Baker has passed away. RIP
— Mark Falco (@falco_mark) January 27, 2016
My dad constantly told me about how good Peter Baker was. RIP to a great Full-back. https://t.co/wAsqV4u6yZ
— James Dickens (@JamesN11) January 27, 2016
— Spurs Nostalgia (@thfcnostalgia) January 27, 2016