Today In Spurs History: 5th May

1962 – On this day in 1962, Spurs took on Burnley in the FA Cup final. Jimmy Greaves gave us the lead and though Burnley equalised in the second half, we stormed back to win 3-1, with goals from Bobby Smith and Danny Blanchflower.

1994 – A relegation-threatened Tottenham side won 2-0 at Oldham’s Boundary Park, with goals from David Howells and Vinny Samways. No matter what the result tonight, we should keep in mind that it wasn’t so long ago that this was our idea of a crucial match.

Spurs In The News: 5th May

The Sun claims that we will offer Robbie Keane to Everton, in an effort to bring Steven Pienaar to White Hart Lane.

Gareth Bale will be offered a five year contract, says the Daily Mirror.

The paper also features Harry Redknapp giving Jermain Defoe another public pep talk.

In the Daily Mail, Harry Redknapp lifts the lid of City’s bully tactics in the transfer market.

The Guardian looks at an important night for Harry Redknapp.

The Times’ Northern football correspondent, puts down his pie to take a look at the big game.

The Telegraph’s totally unbiased Alan Smith, gives player-by-player ratings for both sides and then doesn’t bother to add them up. He also thinks that Crouch will play on his own up front.

The Independent interviews Michael Dawson.

Best Of The Web: 5th May

Dirty Tackle ‘highlights’ Paul Scharner’s latest moronic hairstyle.

Over at Pies, Fernando Torres doesn’t look like he’s enjoying himself during Liverpool’s lap of honour.

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