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What The Papers Say: Dec 23-Jan 1

Posted on 23 December 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).

We keep an eye on all things Spurs in the daily press...

Wednesday January 1

Happy New Year!

Mainly previews to this afternoon's clash at Southampton although the Express says we want Morientes on loan with Real Madrid paying half his wages. We are also linked with Portsmouth's Matt Taylor.

Tuesday December 31

Most papers runs charts on potential 'ins and outs' when the transfer window opens. Nothing new as far as we're concerned with the usual suspects in the 'out' list including Tim Sherwood, Sergei Rebrov and Les Ferdinand.

Monday December 30

Match reports from our 2-1 defeat at Newcastle and a more in-depth reports on the shocking thigh injury suffered by Christian Ziege that led to emergency surgery and, according to Glenn Hoddle, may end his season.

Read that story in full here...

Sunday December 29

Again, most previews with team news before this afternoon's clash against Newcastle, although there is a double-page spread with Teddy Sheringham in the Times. Meanwhile, the NOTW reports that Christian Ziege has had surgery on a thigh problem that will keep him out for 12 weeks.

Saturday December 28

Les Ferdinand tells the tabloids that he would love to be involved in the game at his former club Newcastle. Meanwhile, Charlton's Scott Parker, involved in the second yellow card that got Christian Ziege sent off, sticks up for the German.

Friday December 27

Most reports praise our comeback from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 against Charlton and most have sympathy for Christian Ziege, who was unluckily sent off for the second time in two matches.

Thursday December 26

Brief previews to our Boxing Day clash against Charlton.

Wednesday December 25

Happy Christmas!

Tuesday December 24

All the newspapers report on our 3-2 win at Maine Road.

Monday December 23

Most newspapers preview our televised clash at Manchester City tonight, mostly team news.