Today In Spurs History: 23rd April
1921 – On this day in 1921 Spurs won the FA Cup final with a 1-0 win over Wolves at Stamford Bridge. Jimmy Dimmock scored the only goal.
1977 – Today is the 33rd birthday of Lee Young-Pyo. The South Korean full back played 93 games for Spurs. He now plays for Al-Hilal in Saudi Arabia.
1994 – Ossie Ardiles’ relegation-threatened Tottenham side head to safety with a 3-0 home win over Southampton, with goals from Steve Sedgley, Vinny Samways and Darren Anderton.
Spurs In The News: 23rd April
The Sun interviews everybody’s favourite Director of Football, Damien Comolli who claims that his time at Spurs was a success. His current club St Etienne are currently 17th in the French league.
Fabio Capello is desperate to take our Ledley to the World Cup, according to The Mirror.
The Daily Mail goes back in time to 1989 where they look at our last victory at Old Trafford. On their front pages they also attempt to evoke this era, by pretending that the Tories are in pole position to win the election.
In The Times, Michael Dawson makes Oliver Kay’s 2009/10 Premier League XI.
The Telegraph tells the neutrals that they should be supporting Tottenham.
Best Of The Web: 23rd April
Dirty Tackle bring us an unusually violent goal celebration. It makes sense when you read the text.
Caught Offside asks if Manchester United are really the richest football club in the world, considering that they have a bigger debt than that of Greece and Kerry Katona combined.