The Art of Tottenham revealed where we uncover how the artists have portrayed Spurs over the years. This series seems very popular and thanks again to those of you who took time to send notes and images. Like this chap.
I was asked why I hadn't used him? Simple he is new to me but certainly is very welcome.
If you have any info on artists or where they first appeared always good to hear from you.
Robbie Keane is next up.
Great words of wisdom, Danny Blanchflower once said to a 17 yr old having just made his debut against him. 'Well done son, you could have a big future in the game.'
The boy was Jimmy Greaves.
One of my all-time faves. The Football Evening News from September 1901 and Miss Evening News is feeding her Cockspur some sugar saying 'Well done Tottenham Cockspur. Keep up present form and the Cup will not leave London yet awhile. Don't forget that you are "the Pride of The South"'
Spurs were of course Cup holders and 'the Pride of te South had bestowed on them by the press nearly eighteen earlier upon winning the Southern League.
Above Arthur Rowe and skipper Ron Burgess with the Division One Champions from 1951.
Left - Gary Mabbutt by Paul Vater.
Below Left - The Liverpool Echo previews Tottenham's trip to Everton in the Cup. as The Dame claims the Hotspur will be stone cold. I'd expect this is 1904 in which case non-league Spurs knocked out Everton.
Above middle - Frank Osborne our 1920's striker and right - Former Spur Walter Tull.
This is the work of David Squires. Assume this is fairly recent after the Lloris's latest baby?
Below - Clearly the magic of Tottenham is at work.
Spurs manager Terry Neil once said 'I'm not superstitious or anything like that but I'll just hope we'll play our best and put it in the laps of the Gods.
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