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Tottenham Hotspur: All the latest Spurs flavoured news, views, rumours and other assorted bits and bobs

  • UEFA Cup review: Sevilla 2:1 Tottenham April 6th, 2007 Tottenham Hotspur

    This tie hangs in the balance after an entertaining 90 minutes. Spurs raced into the lead after 68 seconds – Robbie Keane making the most of Dimitar Berbatov’s neat through ball – but Sevilla equalised via a dubious penalty: Paul Robinson felled Adriano in the box, but the Spurs keeper did get a lot of […]

  • Shevchenko’s wonder goal, Spurs v Chelsea FA Cup replay March 20th, 2007 Chelsea

    Sheva’s back! And he’s wearing magic gloves… 55′ [0 – 1]  A. ShevchenkoUploaded by tzonner Great goal to help Chelsea reach the FA Cup semis – looks like the FA will get the Chelsea v Man Utd final they crave for the new Wembley.

  • THE VOTE If you were Paul Konchesky, would you have fouled Jermain Defoe? March 5th, 2007 Tottenham Hotspur

    Why didn’t Paul Konchesky commit a professional foul on Jermain Defoe and stop a likely winning goal for Spurs (see video)? Yes, he would have been sent off, but he would have probably earned a precious point for his club. Gary Neville sure as hell wouldn’t have let Defoe run that far and take a […]

  • Obscene season ticket prices to be slashed? February 26th, 2007 Arsenal

    News reaches us that Premiership chairmen are going to be forced into cutting ‘obscene’ ticket prices because fans have just about had enough of being the victims of daylight robbery every weekend, and as a result, football has reached a tipping point. Two top-flight chairmen have expressed the same view, both of whom predict price […]

  • FA Cup Quarter Final Draw February 19th, 2007 Arsenal

    So the Quarter Final draw has been made for the FA Cup and the big guns have been kept apart once more. Middlesbrough or West Brom v Manchester United or Reading Arsenal or Blackburn v Manchester City Chelsea v Tottenham Plymouth v Watford The matches will take place on 10 and 11 March. Who do […]

  • Glenn Hoddle showreel February 15th, 2007 Tottenham Hotspur

    It’s hard to recall an English player that is as naturally gifted as Glenn Hoddle. He could do just about anything with a ball, and in the eighties, when this was a rarity, he was a delight to watch. Inside the 18-yard box he was lethal… and was twice as deadly from distance. His goal […]

  • Tottenham UEFA bye confirmed February 9th, 2007 Tottenham Hotspur

    Spurs’ bye into the last 16 of the Uefa Cup has been confirmed after Feyenoord lost their appeal against being kicked out of the competition. The Dutch club were expelled and fined £41,000 by Uefa following crowd trouble against French side Nancy in the group stage. They appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport […]

  • Is it worrying that John O’Shea is a better goalkeeper than a defender or midfielder? February 5th, 2007 Man Utd

    Sir Alex Ferguson now has a valid reason not to flog John O’Shea to a lower league club: he can be Manchester United‘s reserve keeper! Man Yoo fans were treated to O’Shea’s finest display in a United shirt against Spurs yesterday, and it came while replacing Edwin van der Sar who had broken his nose.  […]

  • Deja Vu: Arsenal vrs Spurs in 1987 League Cup Semi Final January 31st, 2007 Arsenal

    Tonight, Arsenal take on Spurs in the decider for a place in the league cup final. Well, it must be deja-vu for some fans as 20 years ago, the two sides met in the 1987 league cup semi final, and what a thriller it was! Back then, Arsenal hadn’t won a trophy since 1979 and […]

  • Horror Hair – Noel Brotherston January 26th, 2007 Blackburn Rovers

    We’re in the middle of a ginger afro fetish at the moment at Pies. There have been a few over the years, but surely no-one can match the mighty bonce of Noel Brotherston. Noel was a tricky winger, and graced the flanks of Spurs, Blackburn Rovers, Bury, and Scarborough, and won 27 international caps for […]

  • Spurs get a bye in UEFA Cup January 25th, 2007 Tottenham Hotspur

    Jammy Tottenham have been given a bye into the last 16 of the Uefa Cup. Of course, this is subject to a possible appeal from scheduled opponents Feyenoord. The Dutch club were thrown out of the competition following crowd trouble earlier in the season against French side Nancy. Of course, Feyenoord are certain to appeal […]

  • Lookalikes: Dracula and Dimitar Berbatov January 25th, 2007 Lookalikes

    As noted in our Sticker Sundays feature, Spurs striker Dimitar Berbatov is in fact Dracula. [Rob Parker]

  • Free travel to football matches January 22nd, 2007 Arsenal

    Fans who have experienced the thrill of an away match will know how addictive it is. The trip down, the pre-match pints in a strange pub, being in a strange ground. It’s like a holiday with a football match stuck in the middle of it! However, loads give it a wide berth because they can’t […]

  • Hossam Ghaly gets his teeth kicked out January 19th, 2007 Portsmouth

    Poor old Hossam Ghaly. You play well against Portsmouth, only to be rewarded with having three of your teeth booted out. Ouch. More Spurs news this way

  • Wembley heartbreak January 8th, 2007 Liverpool

    For the first time in years, fans could once again sing "Wemb-er-ley… Wemb-er-ley" as, with any luck, this season will see the FA Cup final go back to its spiritual home. Of course, Wembley doesn’t just hold great memories, but some heartbreaking ones too… that’s what the national stadium is all about.

  • Sean Davis gives Lee Young-Pyo some diving pointers January 5th, 2007 Portsmouth

    This funny incident from New Year’s Day suggests Portsmouth‘s Sean Davis isn’t convinced the contact he made with Tottenham‘s Lee Young-Pyo was forceful enough to require a swallow dive. Davis gives the South Korean a taste of his own medicine, much to the approval of the onlooking Pompey fans! [Rob Parker]

  • Horror Tackle: Noe Pamarot on Hossam Ghaly January 3rd, 2007 Portsmouth

    A kindly YouTuber has eventually got round to uploading Portsmouth defender Noe Pamarot‘s foot-first assault on Spurs‘ Hossam Ghaly. The sickening crunch on impact indicates it is worthy of Horror Tackle status even if it wasn’t worth a yellow card. Keep your eyes peeled for one of the four teeth Ghaly lost, which can be […]

  • Transfer Window: The race for Micah Richards and Gareth Bale January 2nd, 2007 Arsenal

    The running stories of the newly opened transfer window seem likely to be the chases for two talented young full-backs. Real Madrid have joined the parties interested in 17-year-old Southampton left-back Gareth Bale. The Mirror reports that Manchester United, Arsenal and Spurs are all waiting to throw £7 million at the Welsh international. It seems […]

  • Gazza and the door-step challenge December 21st, 2006 Newcastle Utd

    During his time at Glasgow Rangers up in Bonnie Scotland, Paul Gascoigne, already known as ‘troubled genius’ by this point, was followed by a film crew. We all know that former Spuds and Newcastle player  Gazza (or G8) likes a joke, so see what happens when he took the film crew back to his new […]

  • Billy Wingrove: Too clever by half December 21st, 2006 Tottenham Hotspur

    All these football freestylers are very impressive indeed. However, few show how it could be used in a game of footy, which is what we all like best. Showboating is only great when there are people trying to kick lumps out of the skilled one. Well, this Billy Wingrove bloke seems to be able to […]

  • Spurs to play behind closed doors and other UEFA Cup news December 15th, 2006 Blackburn Rovers

    Tottenham have been drawn against Feyenoord in the last 32 of the Uefa Cup – a repeat of the 1974 final that the Dutch side won 4-2 on aggregate, but may not be able attend the away match. The Uefa Cup game could be held behind closed doors because of possible disciplinary action against the […]

  • Premier League say no to foreign officials December 14th, 2006 Chelsea

    http://www.mccallsmokejumpers.org/history/eagle%20parachute%201944.jpg The Premier League bigwigs have ruled out the chance to use foreign referees to officiate in high profile top-flight matches. Didn’t know this could happen? Well, recently German referee Michael Weiner took charge of a Bulgarian league game between Litex Lovech and Levski Sofia.

  • Sunderland players in sex tape scandal December 7th, 2006 Tottenham Hotspur

    It’s a funny old game! Just this morning we were bemoaning the fact that, in the current climate of footballer sex scandals, you can no longer post an innocent video of a group of footballers spanking animals without people jumping to conclusions. And sure enough, what should break this afternoon but another football sex scandal. […]

  • Terry Venables has a sing November 21st, 2006 Chelsea

    Terry Venables. When he’s not being regarded as a tactical genius or a villian (depending on which side of the fence you’re on), he can be found crooning or on a sunbed (presumably). Well, thankfully there is no video of El Tel sunbathing, so here he is, singing his little heart out!

  • Lord Stevens to name innocent clubs? November 9th, 2006 Arsenal

    Lord Stevens is being urged to name innocent clubs today that are not involved in his bungs investigation. Several club chairmen will put their case at a meeting today, arguing that their clubs have been tainted by accusations after Lord Stevens announced that there were a total of eight clubs and 39 deals under investigation. […]