On This Day In Spurs History: 12th July

1956 – On this day in 1956, Tony Galvin was born. On the recommendation of Bill Nicholson, Galvin was signed from non-league Goole Town in 1978 and eventually played in our FA Cup winning sides of 1981 and 1982, as well as the UEFA Cup winning side of 1984.

Prior to joining Spurs, Galvin had completed a degree in Russian Studies and was studied teaching as a postgraduate. Having retired from a career that included 273 games and 31 goals for Spurs, Galvin returned to education teaching.

Spurs Quote Of The Day: 12th July

“Intelligence doesn’t make you a good footballer. Oxford and Cambridge would have the best sides if that were true. It’s a football brain that matters and that doesn’t usually go with an academic brain. In fact I prefer it when it doesn’t. I prefer players not to be too good or clever at other things. It means they concentrate on football.” – Bill Nicholson.

Spurs Goal Of The Day: 12th July

Aaron Lennon v Chelsea

Spurs In The News: 12th July

In The Sun, Harry predicts a make or break season for Jonathan Woodgate.

Bad news. The Daily Star features Jermain Defoe telling us that the ‘golden generation’ will be able to play in the next World Cup.

The Daily Mail thinks that we’re ready to make a move for the Marseille left back Taye Taiwo.

The also claim that we’re still interested in Steven Pienaar.

Best Of The Web: 12th July

The Spoiler has a video of Cristiano Ronaldo being bothered by a 12-year old journalist.

While Dirty Tackle has footage of Iker Casillas snogging his TV reporter missus.



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