TV presenter and reality star Jeff Brazier was a promising footballer as a youngster and always wanted to play for Spurs.
But after showing promise at West Ham United and Orient, and playing to a good standard in non-league, his career was ended by a knee injury.
He's been a Spurs supporter since the mid 1980s, following in the footsteps of his father who remains a White Hart Lane regular. And he well remembers his first-ever game at the Lane.
"It was a 1-0 win against Coventry," he recalls in the latest issue of hotspur magazine. "The team included the likes of Glenn Hoddle, Chris Waddle and Clive Allen, who remain to this day some of my biggest football heroes. What a team."
Meanwhile he's optimistic about our current prospects - with Harry Redknapp, Robbie Keane, Luka Modric, Wilson Palacios, Ledley King and Jonathan Woodgate the men who he predicts will be the key players as the season unfolds.
Read the full interview in the September issue of our official monthly magazine, hotspur - it's on sale now.
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