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Did Tottenham throw it Away against Liverpool?

Former Hotspurs Manager Cites Shameful Conduct at Anfield Tunnel! On Sunday, 30 March 2014 Tottenham Hotspur went head-to-head against Liverpool at Anfield. The result was an ominous sign for teams looking to displace Liverpool from their perch at the top of the Premier League table. The 4 – 0 thrashing was not what Tottenham Hotspur fans expected, but Liverpool dished ... Read More »

Spurs: All In for the Next Season

  Tottenham Hotspur and Their New Additions While the Gareth Bale rumours continue to fill the papers’ headlines, the Spurs are busy finalizing off season transfer moves to boost the strength of the team’s roster. Over the years, the White Hart Lane has been graced with several competent players including Premier League legend Teddy Sheringham – , who is now ... Read More »

Does the Premiership need goal-line technology?

The debate about goal-line technology in football has been rumbling for years now, and the events already in the Euros – specifically the Ukraine’s wrongly disallowed goal against England – have ensured that it is set to remain high on the agenda. Already notorious FIFA President Sepp Blatter has stated on Twitter that such technology is now “a necessity.” However ... Read More »

Memories of White Hart Lane – Moments in time Part 3

My dad had a friend who was a sports photographer for the Daily Mail. He attended “A LOT” of Spurs games during the late 70’s and early 80’s, including FA CUP FINALS, CHARITY SHIELDS, FA CUP ROUNDS, and EUROPEAN GAMES. I was given a stack of unused Press Association black and white prints from around 1978 through to the mid ... Read More »

Memories of White Hart Lane – Moments in time

30 years ago, I was a Tottenham crazy teenager….. My dad, (was also Tottenham mad), had a friend who was a sports photographer for the Daily Mail. He attended “A LOT” of Spurs games during the late 70’s and early 80’s, including FA CUP FINALS, CHARITY SHIELDS, FA CUP ROUNDS, and EUROPEAN GAMES. As a sports photographer (remember this was ... Read More »

Memories of White Hart Lane – Goodbye old west stand 1980

I remember as the 70’s turned into the 80’s, and development of WHITE HART LANE was beginning. In November 1980, work started to demolish the OLD WEST STAND (to be replaced with the current structure), and as a result of this capacity was reduced, making it extremely difficult to obtain tickets (for all ticket games – as it was pay ... Read More »

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 »

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