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    • THE DAY WE SCOOPED THE WORLD

      It was 35 years ago today – July 10, 1978 – that ‘Spurs scooped the world’.

      That was the famous headline on the back page of the Daily Express on July 11, the day after club made two of the most significant signings of the modern era – Argentinian World Cup winners, Ossie Ardiles and Ricky Villa.


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      Both went on to become legends of the Lane. Ossie’s mercurial skills and workrate in midfield blended so well with Glenn Hoddle as we lifted the FA Cup in 1981 to make ‘Ossie’s Dream’ come true. We retained the trophy in 1982 and then won the UEFA Cup in 1984.

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