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My Spurs Debut

The section where we invite Spurs fans to pinpoint their first ever visit to White Hart Lane and detail the players who captured their imagination in those early days. This month Ester Paull, from Stevenage, takes us back to February, 1967, when she first took her place at White Hart Lane.

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I was aged 13 when I was first taken to the Lane by my parents. They were season ticket holders at the back of the old West Stand and usually went with my uncle and aunt who sat next to them.

Being brought up in such a solid Tottenham-supporting environment, I was always keen to go. But simply being a girl seemed to make it unlikely so I had to make do with being dropped off with my grandparents who lived at Wood Green!

Even then my grandfather usually snapped up any spare ticket but this time he was at a gardening club event, my uncle was away so my pleadings were finally answered!



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