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I Confess: Bets and backsides!

Posted on 31 July 2002  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

From Andy Cook, Worthing

Although never a hooligan, I did get chucked out of the Lane back in the
early eighties, it was before an FA Cup game with Exeter and I was
standing on the Shelf when a surge sent fans sprawling, as I was one of
few left standing a copper grabbed me by the ear and proceeded to eject me
from the ground.

I soon had a bright idea! This was to climb the block of flats overlooking the main stand (which had been demolished) and watch the game from there.

Unfortunately I had to climb a gate to gain access, however during this escapade I ripped my trousers from rear waistband to fly, leaving my backside hanging out for all to see. After scaling the gate I still did not get to see the game from the flats as they had a security system.

Luckily I did manage to get back into the Lane just a few minutes into the game after buying a ticket from a bunch of lads outside the ground.

Spurs then went on to win the match and the FA Cup.

From Jolene Gillespie

My mate is a BIG Arsenal fan and was convinced that last season they would
win the double.

Being a Spurs fan I told him that was crazy and they had no chance! (how wrong could I be?) He said that if they did win the double would I wear an Arsenal shirt and get my photo taken. I shook on it!

A few weeks later Arsenal picked up the second cup and I was dreading seeing my friend again. I didn't go to see him for weeks and 'quickly had to go' if
he was around.

I think he's forgot about it now and hopefully I'm safe!