Tag: Tottenham Hotspur

Christian Ziege @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Christian Ziege on PlayUpLiverpool. About Christian Ziege: Born: February 1 – 1972, in Berlin, in Germany. Position: Left full-back. Height: Weight: Career: FC Sudstern 08 Berlin, 1978 – 1981. TSW Rudow Berlin, 1981 – 1985. FC Hertha 03 Zehlendorf, 1985 – 1990. Bayern Munchen, 1990. […]

Brendan Rodgers and his mentor

Wednesday, December 3 – 2008 Brendan Rodgers will stand on the touchline tonight, dressed sharply in a suit and long grey coat. He will feel the impact of every incident, stand up for every one of his players and use his tactical nous to try to send Carling […]

Oggy: Gloves staying off

Friday, October 20 – 2000 Steve Ogrizovic has ruled out the possibility of making a comeback at the age of 43 to ease Coventry’s goalkeeping crisis. The Sky Blues are currently without the services of first-choice keeper Magnus Hedman and deputy Morten Hyldgaard through injury. That means they […]

Neil Ruddock: “I wasn’t greedy”

Wednesday, July 21 – 1993 Ossie Ardilles blasted Neil Ruddock last night for demanding £8,000 a week to stay at Spurs – and then wanting £150,000 to go. But Ruddock, whose £2,5 million transfer to Liverpool was completed yesterday, hit back at accusations that his greed held up […]

Ray Houghton to meet Ron Atkinson

Thursday, July 23 – 1992 Ron Atkinson reckons “petticoat power” could ruin his bid to sign Liverpool’s Republic of Ireland international Ray Houghton. Aston Villa’s boss is due to meet Houghton this morning. Vill and Chelsea have agreed a £900,000 fee but Atkinson said: “Houghton’s wife is a […]

Carter is rewarded for years of strife

Friday, January 11 – 1991 Jimmy Carter and Jamie Redknapp, Kenny Dalglish’s near £1,5 million Liverpool investment, took the rough and the smooth routes to Anfield. Millwall’s 25-old-year-old Carter, signed yesterday for £750,000, will be joined next week by 17 year-old Redknapp from Bournemouth. Jimmy Carter, Millwall. Those […]

Steve McManaman: What a boy!

December 5, 1990 Lawrie McMenemy yesterday sent a message of hope to England’s aspiring youngsters by naming Liverpool unknown Steve McManaman in his Under-21 side tonight. “It proves you don’t have to be in somebody’s First Division team to earn recognition,” said the England No 2. The tall […]

Six of the best from slick Luton

Wednesday, December 5 – 1990 Luton, unofficial football kings of plastic, took formal possession of the crown in Manchester last night. They ran away with the Guiness Soccer Six title by thumping Liverpool 4-0 in a one-sided final. Yet Anfield manager Kenny Dalglish can hardly be surprised his […]

Liverpool join race to grab £2m Bull

Thursday, September 14 – 1989 Liverpool have joined the queue for Steve Bull, Second Division Wolves £2m rated goal king. Moneybags Liverpool have been searching the market this season for added firepower to compensate for the £1,2m departure of John Aldridge to Spanish club Real Sociedad. Anfield chief […]

Doc take a swipe at Liverpool

Monday, July 31 – 1989 Millwall boss John Docherty took an angry swipe at Liverpool yesterday – after making a club record £500,000 bid for Tottenham midfielder Paul Allen. Spurs chief Terry Venables turned down the first approach but Docherty is determined to capture 26 year old Allen […]

FIFA lift world ban on English

Thursday, July 11 – 1985 English clubs were readmitted into world football yesterday. But relaxation on FIFA’s ban will not have much immediate effect on the clubs. The European ban stays and that means that Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are still a no-go area. Peter Robinson, Liverpool’s […]

Home rule given the boot

Friday, June 1 – 1984 Liverpool will be the last club to fight for the European Cup on their opponents’ ground. As Liverpool returned home in triump yesterday, new rules were being drawn up for next season by UEFA officials. The choice of venue will now be decided […]

The top men and their salaries

Tuesday, August 17 – 1982 What the top man get – an estimate of managers’ salaries in the First Division. Club Manager Salary Contract remaining Arsenal Terry Neill £35,000 3 years Aston Villa Tony Barton £25,000 3 years Birmingham Ron Saunders £40,000 3 year “roll on” Brighton Mike […]

Tottenham chasing Ray Kennedy

Sunday, January 10 – 1982 Stoke and Spurs are poised to join the chase for Liverpool and England midfielder Ray Kennedy, who is now surplus to requirements at Anfield. Stoke boss Richie Barker has already been in touch with Liverpool after selling his England Under-21 star Adrian Heath […]

Clemence: Now I want to move

Monday, June 8 – 1981 Ray Clemence wants to leave European champions Liverpool. This bombshell news for Anfield came when the 32-year-old goalkeeper met Bob Paisley yesterday after returning from the World Cup victory in Hungary. “Ray has been to see me and says that he thinks it’s […]

Clemence to quite Euro champs

Sunday, May 31 – 1981 England goalkeeper Ray Clemence may have played his last game or Liverpool. That is the shock news for Anfield fans following the club’s third European Cup triumph in Paris (writes Ray Bradley). The 32-year-old Liverpool star is ready to leave Anfield knowing that […]

Paisley and his suede shoes

Friday, December 28 – 1979 Summer holidays best epitomise Bob Paisley. Not for him the fleshpots of the Caribbean or hobnobbing with the rich on the Riviera. England’s most successful manager – and arguably its most self-effacing celebrity – goes to work … as a stable lad. He […]

Liverpool is worth much more

Thursday, July 26 – 1979 Liverpool have sold English soccer short by trading their influential name to sponsorship for a meagre £50,000, say marketing experts. Though their deal to put the brand name Hitachi on their shirts has sent the rest of football seeking similar revenue, the size […]

David Johnson transferred from Ipswich Town

Thursday, August 12 – 1976 England striker David Johnson last night signed for Liverpool for £200,000 and said: “It’s great to be home.” Merseyside-born Johnson dashed to Anfield yesterday, after Liverpool moved in with a late bid to pip Spurs at the post for the Ipswich centre-forward. Johnson, […]

Bill Shankly: “Ready for anything”

Wednesday, May 9 – 1973 Hughes is cleared as champs go for glory A smile that seemed to stretch from London to Merseyside covered Bill Shankly’s face as he left a Football Association disciplinary hearing at Lancaster Gate yesterday. Minutes earlier, Emlyn Hughes, his England defender, had been […]

Leeds will walk it, say bookies

Saturday, August 9 – 1969 The bookies have no doubt about it – Leeds kick off today as the hottest favourites for years to retain their League title. They are quoted at 11-4 by a leading London bookmaker, with Everton and Liverpool at 7-1. Other prices: 8-1 Manchester […]

Tottenham v Liverpool 2-1 (League match)

Saturday, October 19 – 1968 Match: Football League, First Division, at White Hart Lane, kick-off: 15:00. Tottenham Hotspur – Liverpool 2-1 (1-1). Attendance: 44,122. Referee: Mr. T.W. Dawes (Norfolk); linesmen: Messrs. K.S. Crofts and D.J. Dargavel. ‘Spurs: Pat Jennings, Joe Kinnear, Cyril Knowles, Alan Mullery, Peter John Collins, […]

The men of Anfield…

Saturday, October 19 – 1968 Liverpool are a star team, consisting of star players. Every man wearing the Liverpool colours this afternoon is a player of established reputation, but there has been one departure from the team that opposed us in that Fifth Round FA Cup replay at […]