Friday, April 21, 2006

21st April - Spurs in History

21st April, 2003

West Bromwich Albion 2 Spurs 3

The last time Spurs played on this day, two Robbie Keane goals and one from Teddy Sheringham, (Pic: Teddy Sheringham) his last for the club, gave Spurs al three points. Spurs had twice been behind but came back to equalise and a goal from Keane, seven minutes from time won the game. This was to be their last win and point from a season that had started to go wrong from mid-January. In that time they only two other games - Glenn Hoddle was under severe pressure to hold on to his manager's post, yet after the game he was still talking of a possible European place.

The team was: Keller, Carr, Bunjevcevic, Gardner, Richards (Perry), Davies, King, YToda (Poyet), Etherington, Sheringham, Keane. Subs: Sullivan, Iversen, Acimovic.

How things have changed!!

21st April, 1982

Barcelona 1 Spurs 0 European Cup winners' Cup (SF) 2nd Leg.

Going into this game all square Barcelona managed to score the goal necessary to take them to the Final. Spurs had been campaigning on four competitions with prospects in them all but now they were left with only the FA Cup. Too many games had proved their downfall as the season progressed intio the latter stages. The goal came in the second half but despite their best efforts Spurs could not score.

21st April, 1990

Spurs 2 Manchester United 1

It's good to record a win over United to complete the 'double' over them. Spurs had won 1-0 at Old Trafford in december. Spurs goals were scored by Gascoigne and Lineker.

Spurs finished the season 3rd, United were 13th.


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