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The Day That Maradona Played For Tottenham

With Diego Maradona making a right mess of his tenure at the head coach of Argentina, there has been speculation that he will be replaced with the safe pair of managerial hands that belong to Ossie Ardiles (I know). Once...

15 Bill Nicholson quotes that every Spurs fan must read

Tottenham Hotspur's greatest manager Bill Nicholson was born on this day in 1919. He devoted his life to the club, first as a player and then coach, manager and club president. Here are some words of wisdom from a...

How Arthur Rowe changed Spurs forever

There’s nothing like an international break to prompt a bout of soul-searching about England’s place in world football. Greg Dyke, in his first major speech as chairman of the FA, has ruffled feathers with some blunt observations too this...

Harry History: The strange story of Kane’s last visit to Huddersfield

Harry Kane has history against Saturday's opponents Huddersfield Town, but I don't blame you for struggling to remember... The striker, who has scored nine goals for Tottenham in September including a Champions League hat-trick, was once a young man in...

21-year-old did this for Spurs two years ago today – it has aged well

Two years ago today, Dele Alli scored a memorable volley against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. It was arguably the goal that confirmed the youngster's emergence as a potentially world class superstar. Alli collected the ball on the edge of the penalty area, flicked...

5 players that Spurs sold too cheaply

5. Peter Crouch Considering that Spurs would eventually pay £10m to bring Peter Crouch back to White Hart Lane in 2009, it’s fair to say that the club made a mistake in letting him leave on the cheap when still...

Heung Min Son’s remarkable 2019 in numbers

Heung Min Son continued his sensational 2019 on Saturday by opening the scoring in Tottenham's 3-2 victory over London rivals West Ham United in Jose Mourinho's first game in charge. The inform South Korean already has nine goals in all...

Glenn Hoddle picks his ultimate XI of former teammates

Glenn Hoddle has played with some amazing footballers during his career with Spurs, Monaco and England (we try to pretend his time at Chelsea never happened), so it's not surprise that his ultimate XI of former teammates is a...

18 Jurgen Klinsmann quotes every Spurs fan must see

18. On how to make a good impression, at his first press conference as a Spurs player: "Maybe I can ask you the first question. Are there any diving schools in London?" 17. On how he decided to move to...

Amazing footage of Hoddle at Monaco will be highlight of your lunch break

Spurs face Monaco tonight and for fans of a certain vintage, the fixture will bring back bitter memories of the loss of a favourite son. Back in 1987, Glenn Hoddle decided to test himself away from White Hart Lane and...

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Christian Eriksen explains why he hasn’t been starting regularly

Christian Eriksen says he hasn't played many games recently because his body needed a rest. The Tottenham playmaker suffered an abdomen injury in September, and...

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