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Love this 1997 photograph from the White Hart Lane files. But can you name the four former Spurs players on view?

It comes from a home game with Blackburn Rovers that ended goalless yet actually featured a great deal of incident. It was also a game in which we played well, a rarity in a season that almost saw us relegated!

The match took place on September 20 and was part of an opening sequence that saw us win only two games in our first 10. By November, manager Gerry Francis had gone, to be replaced by Christian Gross. Gross would survive until the following September.

It was also a season that saw Jurgen Klinsmann return briefly to help lead us to safety as we finished 14th in the final Premier League table, just four points better off than Bolton Wanderers who went down with Barnsley and Crystal Palace.



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