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Tottenham Hotspur: 10 Things

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Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Sun 4 May 2014
Posted in First Team

1.Tottenham were the first British team to win a major European trophy with the Cup Winners Cup in 1963.

2.Former defender Ledley King scored the fastest Premier League goal ever in 10 seconds in a 3-3 draw against Bradford in the 2000/01 season.

3.Jimmy Greaves is the club’s all time record goal scorer with 266 goals.

4.Spurs are the third most successful club in the FA Cup with eight victories and losing in 9 finals.

5.Tottenham won the first ever UEFA Cup when it was established in 1971.

6.Tottenham have been given permission to start a £400 million redevelopment of white hart lane. They hope to be able to move into the newly developed stadium for the 2018/19 season.

7.The club have agreed a 10-year deal to host at least two NFL games a season at the stadium, once the renovation is complete.

8.Tottenham are still the only team to ever win the FA Cup while playing outside the football league when they won the trophy in 1901.

9.Diego Maradona once played for spurs in Ozzy Ardiles’ testimonial match against Inter Milan.

10.Steve Perryman has made more appearances than any other player for the club with 854 in his 17 years with Tottenham.

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