Steffen ‘Arbeit’ Freund

I don’t think anyone embodies a cult status more than our enigmatic German enforcer. Over 100 appearances and not a goal to show for his trials and tribulations say it all. A rugged, hard working individual who lacked any real degree of quality; but lets be fair we love him all the same. Freund typified… Continue reading Steffen ‘Arbeit’ Freund

Remembering ‘Ginger Pele’

Bought by Luton old boy David Pleat for £1m back in 2000, Doherty epitomised the distinctly average nature of the Spurs set-up at the turn of the millennia. Dubbed ‘Ginger Pele’ by his loyal cult following, Doherty was a player that fancied himself as both an attacker and defender but if we are honest he… Continue reading Remembering ‘Ginger Pele’

24th August 2004: A new star in our midst

On this day 9 years ago, Spurs completed the signing of midfield maestro Michael Carrick from West Ham for a fee of £2.75m. The likes of Arsenal, Everton and West Brom had all reportedly admired the talents of the young Englishman, with Spurs eventually winning the race. Speaking to the clubs website at the time,… Continue reading 24th August 2004: A new star in our midst

The misunderstood footballer of Tottenham’s past

Tottenham Hotspur sold Russian striker Roman Pavlyuchenko last year, after 4 years of service at White Hart Lane. Making his mark as something of a “super sub” for the Premier League club, he divided opinion amongst fans. At a time when the North London club is crying out for a new frontman, is it time… Continue reading The misunderstood footballer of Tottenham’s past