Today In Spurs History: 28th April

1951 – Spurs clinched their first league championship on this day in 1951, after a 1-0 home win against Sheffield Wednesday. A goal from Len Duquemin sealed the win and the title, just a year after the team had won promotion from the second division.

1999 – On this day in 1999, Sir Alf Ramsey sadly passed away, aged 79. Ramsey signed for Spurs from Southampton and played 250 games for the club at right back, scoring 24 goals. Ramsey was a member of the aforementioned 1951 championship team and would go on to win the league again as a manager with Ipswich, before guiding England to their solitary World Cup win. A true legend.

Spurs In The News: 28th April

Sunderland will make a £5m bid for Alan Hutton says The Mirror. Can’t see Levy letting him go that cheaply.

We will want at least £8m for Robbie Keane, according to the Daily Mail.

Niko Kranjcar is named at number 15 in The Times’ list of the top 20 signings of the season.

In The Independent, Jamie O’Hara insists that he will be fit for the FA Cup final.

Best Of The Web: 28th April

The Guardian’s tactical expert Jonathan Wilson explains why Fulham are so effective.

I name my worst team of the season, over at betting.betfair.



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