By Alan Duffy
Ledley King Is Dead (well, released), Long Live The King!
After missing out on a Champions League spot thanks to their pesky fellow Londoners Chelsea, Tottenham have decided to have a bit of a clear-out in preparation for next season’s title assault/battle for fourth place (the choice is yours). Eight players in total have been released by Harry Redknapp, with former Spurs captain Ledley King the most eye-catching casualty.
The injury-haunted King (who is scorer of the Premier League’s fastest ever goal, scoring after just 9.7 seconds on his Spurs debut) played 23 games in all competitions ths season for the Lilywhites, but with his contract expiring this summer, Spurs have decided not to offer him a new playing deal. However, the likelihood is that he will stay with the north London club in