Memories of White Hart Lane – We are Tottenham from the Lane

With the Stratford saga still raging, I want to voice my opinion about clubs that change grounds, and the personal impact to me. I fully understand that clubs need to maximise financial possibilities in the modern era, but at what cost… Well, to me personally, if Spurs were to move grounds it would in an instant erase the memories I … Read More »

Memories of White Hart Lane – Tottenham in the North Bank

After the despair of having an FA CUP FINAL appearance snatched away by a last gasp penalty in the 1981 SEMI FINAL against WOLVES at HILLSBOROUGH, it was off to HIGHBURY for the replay… This game I remember very well. I had never seen so many SPURS at a game. They were everywhere. HIGHBURY was heaving, and the famous NORTH … Read More »

Memories of White Hart Lane – The Cockerel

Once I knew that I had a ticket for the 1981 FA CUP FINAL, I started to think about what banner I was going to take. I was 14. A mate of mine (Philpott) suggested a COCKEREL, and an idea was born…. After sourcing a huge cardboard box, I made a template of a 6ft COCKEREL standing on a ball … Read More »

Memories of White Hart Lane – The Beginning

For me it really all started way back in 1977. I was 10, and remember my DAD (what a hero), going MENTAL at the fact that Tottenham had won 9-0 against Bristol Rovers. He was RAVING about it, and about a player called COLIN LEE. Spurs had been relegated into what was then the old 2nd division (today’s Championship ), … Read More »

The most important summer in the club’s history

With the Premier League megapowers surely all going to spend this summer, the next two months could define the history of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club for the next 10 years. Why? Because we stand at a crossroads, ENIC can either prove that they see this club as a business and sell Luka Modric to Chelsea for a tidy sum and … Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United Match History 1898-2011

Tottenham Hotspur host West Ham United at White Hart Lane on Saturday 19th March 2011 in the Premier League. This will be the 239th meeting between the two clubs. The first meeting came in the Thames and Medway League in September 1898 when West Ham were known as Thames Ironworks. That game at Northumberland Park resulted in a 3-0 home … Read More »