Having soaked up the applause on a lap of the White Hart Lane pitch, Tottenham old boy Darren Anderton was then due to participate in a ‘crossbar challenge’ during half-time of his former side’s 3-1 win over Aston Villa last night.
Sadly, the man affectionately known as ‘Sicknote’ during his playing days due to being perennially crocked was forced to pull out for the most inevitable reason imaginable…
True story: They wanted Darren Anderton to do the 1/2 time crossbar challenge. He couldn’t. Due to… injury. pic.twitter.com/tc8ATOpm4C
— Conor McNamara (@ConorMcNamaraIE) November 2, 2015
The more things change, etc, etc.