On This Day In Spurs History: 26th August

1961 – On this day in 1961, Spurs beat Arsenal 4-3 at White Hart Lane. Tottenham went 2-0 up with goals from Les Allen and Terry Dyson, only for Arsenal to fight back to lead 3-2. With just seven minutes left, Dyson scored two more goals within two minutes, to complete his hat-trick and put us back in the lead. Dyson remains the only Spurs player to have scored a hat-trick in the North London derby.

Spurs Quote Of The Day

“I have no doubt whatsoever that Spurs are one of the biggest clubs in the land.” – Sam Hamman

Spurs In The News: 26th August

Hat-trick hero Peter Crouch tells The Sun that he wants us to be drawn against Inter Milan and Real Madrid.

The Mirror reports that West Ham could make a loan bid for Kyle Walker.

In the Daily Express, Harry sets his sights on Wigan.

The Guardian acknowledges our classy display.

The Telegraph claims that Heurelho Gomes could be out for weeks.

Best Of The Web: 26 August

I look at a bunch of footballers who look like other footballers at Betfair Football.

The Spoiler reports on The Sun’s continuing battle with Southampton.

The Sabotage Times features a gallery of the colourful characters who play park football.




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