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The Game Is About Glory (Spurs Podcast)

Spurs In The 90s

Season 2, Ep. 21

This week Steff, Milo and Gareth jump in the Game Is About Glory time machine to go back to the 1990s. What was it like being a Spurs fan in the 90s? Was Alan Sugar really that bad? Which players typified 90s Spurs? Our best and worst games of the decade? All this and Steff regales us with tales of his encounters with Nick Hornby and Sir Alex Ferguson.




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  • 43. Mettle Micky

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  • 41. Is Gascoigne Going To Have A Crack?

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