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Spurs Dream Team: The Result

Posted on 27 June 2004  - 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).

Here it is - your Spurs Dream Team as voted by you over the last week.

Thanks for all of you who voted - over 8,000 votes were cast in the six polls since last Friday as we searched for our greatest line-up of players from 1960 onwards.

There is just one more poll to go - who will skipper the Spurs Dream Team?

VOTE HERE

Pat Jennings: 596 games, 1 goal, 1964-77: Seen as the greatest goalkeeper in the world during his time at Spurs, where he won the FA Cup, UEFA Cup and League Cup twice. Famed for his huge hands, claiming crosses with one hand and saving with his legs. Named PFA Player of Year in 1976. Capped 119 times by Northern Ireland and played in two World Cups. Still a goalkeeping consultant at the club and still out there on the training pitch.

Stephen Carr: 265 (5) appearances, 8 goals, 1993-: Made debut at 16 and now in 11th year at club, becoming a regular during Gerry Francis' time as manager. Raiding right-back voted PFA right-back in 2001 and 2003, after recovering from serious knee injury. Scorerd one of our best goals in the Premiership, a 35-yard thunderbolt against Manchester United really signalled his arrival as a world-class defender in 2001. Captain in Jamie Redknapp's absence last season. Ireland regular with 29 caps.

Cyril Knowles: 504 (2) appearances, 17 goals, 1964-76: Fans favourite left-back and the subject of the record 'Nice One, Cyril'. Took over from Ron Henry in 1965 and caught the eye with swashbuckling, overlapping style and calmness under pressure. Won FA Cup, two League Cups and UEFA Cup. Capped three times by England. Sadly died in 1991 of brain tumour.

Mike England: 397 appearances, 19 goals, 1966-75: Arrived for £95,000, a then record fee for a defender. Powerful in the air and always a threat at attacking set-pieces allied with turn of pace and great on the ball. Won FA Cup in 1967, UEFA Cup in 1972 and League Cup in 1973 but injury ruled him out of 1971 League Cup. Capped 44 times by Wales, left for Cardiff in 1975.

Gary Mabbutt: 585 (26) appearances, 38 goals, 1982-1998: Legendary centre-half and skipper for most of his 16 years at the club, overcame diabetes, a serious facial injury and a broken leg to rack up over 600 appearances. Initially a midfielder, moved to the back in 1985 and formed superb partnership with Richard Gough in the so near, yet so far1986-87 season. Awarded an MBE, greatest moment lifting the FA Cup at Wembley in 1991.

Chris Waddle: 172 (1) appearances, 42 goals, 1985-1989: Battled his way through some ups and downs in his early days to find his form in the 1986-87 season and after a lengthy lay-off, produce a magnificent season in 1988-89, where he scored 14 goals and created plenty more. Moved to Marseille for £4.25m in 1989 before returning for spells at Sheffield Wednesday, Bradford, Sunderland and Burnley. Capped 62 times by England.

Glenn Hoddle: 478 (12) appearances, 110 goals, 1975-1987: Mercurial midfielder, the most skilful of his generation. Exquisite touch, sublime vision, his passing second to none. Scored some wonder goals - think volleys against United and Forest, the cracker at Anfield, the chip at Watford, the run and finish v Oxford - and created countless others. Won the FA Cup in 1981 and 1982, scoring in the finals. Capped 53 times by England and the debate still rages whether or not it should it have been more. Moved to Monaco in 1987 and back as player-manager of Swindon, manager of Chelsea and then England. Returned to Lane as boss in 2001 but unfortunately it didn't work out.

Paul Gascoigne: 110 (2) appearances, 33 goals, 1988-1991: England's most talented modern-day midfielder unfortunately beset by injury and ill luck. Made his name at Newcastle before big-money move to Spurs and then hit the heights in the 1990 World Cup. Lazio came in for him but after inspiring our run to the 1991 FA Cup Final - including that free-kick - he badly damaged knee ligaments. Still moved to Lazio where he broke his leg and cheek. Returned to Rangers, lit up the Scottish scene and then helped England to semi-finals of Euro 96. Later played for Everton, Middlesbrough and Burnley before a spell in China. Won 57 England caps.

David Ginola: 126 (1) appearances, 22 goals, 1997-2000: Supremely gifted French winger who was at times an absolute joy to watch, not least in the 1998-99 season, where he scored memorable goals against the likes of Barnsley and Leeds as we won the Worthington Cup and reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup. He was rewarded with the PFA and Football Writers Player of the Year double. Superb on either foot, few will forget the sight of Ginola in full flow. Moved to Aston Villa in 2000. Capped 17 times by France.

Jimmy Greaves: 379 appearances, 266 goals, 1961-1970: Quite simply the best striker the English game as ever seen, Greaves had the lot - pace, skill, confidence, balance, anticipation and the knack of scoring goals out of nothing. Won the FA Cup in 1962 and 1967, the Cup Winners Cup in 1963. Capped 57 times by England, scoring 44 goals but famously missed out in the 1966 World Cup Final. Later moved to West Ham and recovered from drink problems to become popular TV pundit.

Gary Lineker: 138 appearances, 80 goals, 1989-1992: Greatest modern-day English striker, just missed out on Bobby Charlton's scoring record. Arrived from Barcelona for £1.2m and scored for fun, deadly around the box and gave an attacking edge to the side alongside Paul Gascoigne. Scored twice as we beat Arsenal in 1991 FA Cup semi-final before winning trophy against Forest. Football Writers Player of the Year in 1992. Moved to Japan before a toe injury ended his career. Capped 80 times by England.