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What The Papers Say: May 24-May 30

Posted on 30 May 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).

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Sunday
The Mirror has a big piece with Sporting Director Frank Arnesen, who says he will have full control of football side of club. Wim Jansen is the latest boss linked with the job while the People say we'll make a final £2m a year bid for Martin O'Neill. We are linked with Michael Reiziger and Philip Cocu with Kasey Keller and Dean Richards for sale.

Saturday
The Mirror back page and the Telegraph run with our story with Ticket Office Manager Karen Murphy earlier this week confirming our policy of Season Ticket refunds before the start of the season. Read our story HERE. The arrival of goalkeeper Marton Fulop makes most papers. Charlie Sale's Mail diary reports that there have been £5m in bets on who our new manager will be.

Friday
Most of the papers carry Frank Arnesen's denial of contact with departed Real Madrid coach Carlos Queiroz and report that Helder Postiga will consider his future unless he is given more opportunities next season. In the Sun, Matthew Etherington says he was not given the confidence at Spurs to perform at his best, ahead of the division one play-off final against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Thursday
Nothing in the papers today.

Wednesday
The Express, Guardian and London Evening Standard link us with a move for Dutch international Edgar Davids. The midfielder is out of contract with Juventus following a six-month loan stint at Barcelona. The Guardian also suggests that Martin Jol is a candidate for the manager's job. The Mirror uses quotes from our interview with Robbie Keane on Tuesday.

Tuesday
The Mirror, Sun and Express suggest coach Chris Hughton could be 'next out of the door' at the club. The Sun also say Helder Postiga wants showdown talks with Frank Arnesen while the Mail link us Carlos Queiroz, sacked yesterday as Real Madrid coach.

Monday
Nothing in the papers today.