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    WHEN Harry Kane surpasses Jimmy Greaves as Tottenham’s all-time leading goalscorer, the England captain will complete a lifelong quest. Kane’s status as ‘one of our own’ is no idle terrace boast by Spurs supporters - his father Pat is a lifelong fan who ensured his son grew up knowing all about the legend of Greaves. 4Danny Greaves spoke to Sun Sport's Dave Kidd about Harry Kane breaking his father's goal recordCredit: Louis Wood 4The legendary Jimmy Greaves is Tottenham's all-time top scorer with 266Credit: PA Danny Greaves, son of Jimmy and a former Southend United centre-forward, has struck up a friendship with Pat and knows exactly how much breaking his father’s record will mean to the Kane family. Wednesday’s double against Crystal Palace leaves Kane just two goals behind Greaves’ record of 266 Spurs goals, ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup third-round clash with Portsmouth. It is a record which many, including the families of both strikers, believed would never be broken. Danny said: “Harry’s dad Pat is a big Spurs fan, and of Dad. So Harry was brought up being...
    BETH MEAD beat Jimmy Greaves’ record of 13 England goals in a single season as the Lionesses demolished the Netherlands 5-1 at Elland Road. The Arsenal ace’s brace and a glorious Lauren Hemp volley were among the highlights of a dream night for Sarina Wiegman’s aces - and a miserable one for the Euros 2017 champions. 2Beath Mead scored twice as England thrashed the Netherlands 5-1Credit: Reuters 2Mead has now scored 14 goals for England this season - beating Jimmy Greaves' previous record of 14 from 1960-61Credit: Getty The game saw Mead take her England goal tally to 14 this term, beating Jimmy Greaves's record set in the 1960-61 season. Of her efforts, the England forward told ITV4: "I am enjoying my football right now, that is showing on the pitch - just glad I can help the team today. We didn't play great IN the first half, we were sleepy, sloppy on the ball. We reacted really well to the penalty. "It is tougher opposition, Netherlands haven't won a Euros and got to a World Cup final for no reason,...
    ANTONIO CONTE has become the latest former Chelsea boss to cross the London divide to take the reins at Spurs. Upon signing his 18-month deal, the Italian joins the likes of Glenn Hoddle, Andre Villas-Boas and Jose Mourinho in taking charge of both clubs. 11Antonio Conte has been appointed Tottenham's new managerCredit: Getty But how have players gotten on when making the same switch? SunSport takes a look at five that have done just that, with varying results. JIMMY GREAVES The late-great Jimmy Greaves produced extraordinary performances for both Chelsea and Tottenham during his incredible career. Greaves, who sadly passed away in September, started his career at Stamford Bridge - notching 132 goals in 169 games in West London. A brief spell at AC Milan followed in 1961, before legendary Spurs manager Bill Nicholson convinced him to return to these shores later that year. Greaves would become Tottenham's all-time leading goalscorer over the next decade, scoring 266 goals in 379 appearances in addition to winning two FA Cups and a European Cup Winners' Cup at White Hart Lane. Chelsea Appearances...
    HARRY Redknapp is one of many in attendance at the funeral of football legend Jimmy Greaves. Greaves sadly passed away on September 19 aged 81. 4Redknapp pictured alongside Ossie ArdilesCredit: PA 4Greaves' coffin is carried inside the crematoriumCredit: PA 4The Tottenham legend's funeral is taking place todayCredit: PA 4A number of former Spurs players are in attendanceCredit: PA Tottenham's record goal scorer netted 266 times for the club, with former Spurs boss Redknapp at Greaves' funeral to pay his respects. The funeral is taking place at Chelmsford Crematorium. Spurs legend Ossie Ardiles has also been pictured alongside Redknapp, as well as Graham Roberts. Spurs icon Martin Chivers is also at the Crematorium to pay his respects to his former teammate. MORE TO FOLLOW Most read in SportLive BlogUNITED LATEST Dani Olmo transfer interest, van de Beek January exit, Pogba car hit by TREERevealedGUNNER BE A STAR Arsenal uncover 5-year-old 'new Messi' who joined while still in NURSERYSPICE WORLD Inside Horner's country home the Red Bull boss shares with Spice Girl GeriLive BlogVITESSE 1 SPURS 0...
    ENGLAND aces past and present last night hailed Three Lions legend Jimmy Greaves as “the best goalscorer to ever play’’. Strikers Harry Kane and Gary Lineker were among those paying emotional tributes to the Chelsea and Spurs icon, who died yesterday aged 81. 8Jimmy Greaves netted a phenomenal 44 goals in 57 games for England and became Tottenham’s record goalscorerCredit: Getty - Contributor 8Spurs and England star Harry Kane, 28, called Greavsie 'one of the great goalscorers'Credit: Getty - Contributor 8Gary Lineker added: 'A truly magnificent footballer who was at home both in the box and on the box'Credit: PA:Press Association Lineker, 60, who overtook Greavsie’s goal haul for England in the early 1990s, said: “Quite possibly the greatest striker this country has ever produced. “A charismatic, knowledgeable, witty and warm man — a giant of the sport.” Spurs and England star Harry Kane, 28, called him “one of the great goalscorers”. Speaking before yesterday’s game against Chelsea, Kane said: “Frightening, really, how good a player he was, the goal ratios that he returned, the goals he scored year...
    IF Jimmy Greaves had been nothing more than the most prolific goalscorer in English football history, his name would reverberate through the ages. That he was England’s greatest top-flight goalscorer by a country mile, despite retiring from the professional game at 31, made him more remarkable still. 3England legend Jimmy Greaves passed away aged 81 on SundayCredit: PA Yet Greaves, who has died aged 80, was no mere goal machine, remarkable only for an avalanche of statistics. He was also a much-loved TV presenter, a professional TV critic, a stand-up comedian, a supremely gifted anecdotist and raconteur as well an inspirational fighter against alcoholism. If you were privileged enough to know him, he was also one of the dearest friends a bloke could ever have. To many, Greaves was more famous for one game he missed — England’s 1966 World Cup final  triumph — than for his 44 goals from 57 internationals or that record of 357 in 516 top-flight appearances. That’s 43 more goals than second-placed Steve Bloomer, who started scoring when Queen Victoria was on the throne, and...
    TOTTENHAM legends lined up on the touchline ahead of kick-off against Chelsea to pay their respects to club legend Jimmy Greaves, who sadly passed away. The former striker passed away aged 81 on Sunday after battling dementia and will be fondly remembered as a true great. 5Spurs legends lined up along the touchline to remember GreavesCredit: SKY SPORTS 5Kane spoke well of Greaves ahead of kick-offCredit: SKY SPORTS 5Both Spurs and Chelsea - who Greaves played for - gathered around the centre circle to remember himCredit: GETTY IMAGES 5Greaves sadly passed away on SundayCredit: RETUERS Ossie Ardiles, Gary Mabbutt, Ledley King, Paul Allen, Martin Chivers, Micky Hazard, Glenn Hoddle, Steve Perryman, Michael Dawson and Graham Roberts were all in attendance to pay tribute to the legend. The 62,000-strong crowd, including both sets of supporters stood up and applauded for a minute to commemorate Greaves. In 661 appearances as a professional Greaves scored a mind boggling 466 goals, netting on his debut for Chelsea, AC Milan, Spurs AND England. He is Tottenham's record scorer, netting 266 goals in 379 appearances between 1961 and 1970 for the North...
    MANCHESTER UNITED have gone level on points with Liverpool at the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 win against West Ham on Sunday. A superb 89th-minute strike from ex-Hammers loanee Jesse Lingard stole all three points for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side in East London. West Ham opened the scoring at the London Stadium in the 30th minute when Said Benrahma's optimistic effort deflected off Raphael Varane. But Man Utd were back on level terms just five minutes later thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo, converting a neat Bruno Fernandes delivery. MORE TO FOLLOW Most read in FootballLive BlogWEST HAM 1 MAN UTD 2 Lingard fires in last gasp wondergoal against former clubLive BlogHERO GONE England legend Jimmy Greaves passes away at home aged 81 after suffering strokeLive BlogUNITED NEWS Pogba interested in Juventus move, Bruno Fernandes set for £250k-a-week dealLive BlogFOOTIE LIVE Lionel Messi struggling to settle at PSG, Tottenham vs Chelsea build-upHULK SMASH Brazil cult hero Hulk announces his NIECE is pregnant with his fourth childRevealedThe Trump Cup? The day Jimmy Greaves helped persuade Donald Trump to do...
    BRIGHTON continued their blistering start to the season with a 2-1 win over Leicester City. The Seagulls have won four out of their opening five games, and now sit second in the table. 4Neal Maupay opened the scoring with his third goal of the season Neal Maupay opened the scoring with a penalty after the ball struck Jannik Vestergaard's hand. Danny Welbeck doubled Brighton's lead when he headed in Leandro Trossard's free-kick and that goal kicked Leicester into gear. Some good passing play from the Foxes just over ten minutes later allowed Jamie Vardy to tap-in at the back post - his 150th goal for Leicester. Moments later Ademola Lookman turned in from a corner but the goal was ruled out as Harvey Barnes was deemed to be impeding the eyeline of the goalkeeper from an offside position. Barnes also hit the bar late on and Wilfred Ndidi headed home what he thought was the equaliser - only for the linesman to raise his flag again due to another infringement on the keeper from Barnes. Most read in FootballLive BlogWEST...
    MEL MORRIS revealed he blew over £200MILLION trying to take Derby to the Premier League - before putting them into administration. Ex-owner Morris admitted his time was a 'failure' in his own eyes but also warned that football was running out of people like him willing to pay '£3m cheques every month'. 2Morris spent big in Derby's pursuit of the Premier LeagueCredit: Getty Images - Getty Morris opened up about his shock decision to put Wayne Rooney's team into admin and said: "It is not something we entered into lightly. "There wasn't a long-term sustainable position without a purchase. "I was going to run out of money completely, every asset I've got. You have got to pick a moment. And we have people interested. "I wanted to find a purchaser for the club and that continues. Over the weekend we had in the region of 15 inquiries. In terms of serious ones there are two or three, based on reputation, who are very serious." Morris feels he came close to promotion a few times, a result that would have...
    GRAEME SOUNESS has revealed he is a VEGAN and hasn't eaten meat for three years, with football fans labelling it the 'shock of 2021'. The ex-pro turned-pundit revealed he has been meat-free for three years in the discussion surrounding GameZero, where Tottenham are hoping to stage the first net zero carbon football game at elite level against Chelsea on Sunday.  1Souness revealed he has been meat-free for three years on Sky SportsCredit: GETTY IMAGES Souness, alongside Manchester United legend Roy Keane, and ex-Manchester City star Micah Richards, explained how they do their bit to help the environment. Richards talked about his experience driving an electric car, and Keane talked about how he likes to go on walks. But Souness made the most shocking confession of the afternoon, revealing he's a vegan due to a cause he cares about a lot: animal welfare. And footy fans have taken to Twitter to express their shock of the revelation. Some are dubbing Souness' confession as the 'shock of 2021' so far. One said of the hard man: "Graeme Souness is vegan??...
    SPURS legend Jimmy Greaves will be remembered as one of the all-time footballing greats and the King of White Hart Lane. But by his side throughout his phenomenal career and beyond, was his doting wife, Irene Barden. 5Jimmy Greaves and Irene first got married when they were just 18 years oldCredit: Getty 5They remarried in 2017 after Jimmy suffered his second strokeCredit: Mirrorpix Jimmy - who died today aged 81 - and Irene married when they were just 18, and have been together ever since. There were some heartbreaking bumps in the road including the tragic loss of their second child and the couple's separation for 18 months at the height of Jimmy's battle with alcohol. But, over the last 60 years, they always found a way back to each other. And Irene, 81, never left his side for more than an hour after he suffered a stroke five years ago that left him wheelchair-bound. “We've always adored each other, without a doubt,” Irene said, earlier this year. “I never wanted anyone else." Childhood sweethearts Jimmy and Irene were just...
    Jimmy Greaves, one of England’s greatest goal-scorers who was prolific for Tottenham, Chelsea and AC Milan has died. He was 81. With 266 goals in 379 appearances, Greaves was the all-time record scorer for Tottenham, which announced his death on Sunday. "Throughout his wonderful playing career, Jimmy’s strike rate was phenomenal," Tottenham said. Greaves suffered a minor stroke in 2012 and his family thought he had made a full recovery until he was admitted to intensive care after a more severe stroke in May 2015. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM An all-round striker equally adept with either foot or his head, Greaves scored 44 goals in just 57 matches for England. But even though Greaves was the first player to lead scoring in England’s top league for three straight seasons and hit a record six hat-tricks for England, he is arguably best known for one game he missed — the World Cup final. Greaves was England’s star striker going into the 1966 tournament on home soil but was injured in a first-round match against France and surrendered...
    JIMMY GREAVES' record at both club and international level is something to behold. The former striker passed away aged 81 on Sunday after battling dementia and will be fondly remembered as a true great. 3Jimmy Greaves was one of Tottenham and England's greatest ever strikers 3Greaves in action for Spurs at White Hart LaneCredit: PA 3Greaves cracks a half smile while on England duty in 1967Credit: AP In 661 appearances as a professional Greaves scored a mind boggling 466 goals. He is Tottenham's record scorer, netting 266 goals in 379 appearances between 1961 and 1970 for the North London outfit. Those 266 goals include 220 in league games, 32 in 36 FA Cup games, five in eight League Cup ties and nine in 14 in European clashes. And before his time with Spurs he scored nine times in 12 games for AC Milan, as well as 132 times in just four seasons at Chelsea - where he began his career. Astonishingly he managed to net on his debut for Chelsea, AC Milan, Spurs AND England. ...
    REMEMBER the time Jimmy Greaves persuaded Donald Trump to do the League Cup draw? Yes it actually happened. Some viewers may remember the bizarre and quirky draw taking place in 1992. 4 Donald Trump wasnˈt always a controversial politicianCredit: Getty Images Before he became the former leader of the free world, Trump did his bit to make English football great again by performing the Rumbellows Cup quarter-final draw. That year, ITV travelled to New York for a special edition of Saint and Greavsie. Jim Rosenthal recalled during the ITV documentary When Football Changed Forever: "We're in New York City and we need to do the draw for the Rumbelows Cup - the League Cup - and I said I've got a number for Robert De Niro, I'll try him. 4 Trump makes the 1992 League Cup quarter-final drawCredit: ITV "And they came back. 'Bobby would love to do that for ya but he's otherwise engaged'. "So we looked up, Trump Tower, let's try Donald Trump." Never one to do things quietly, The Donald only went and pulled out Leeds vs Man United. Jimmy...
    JIMMY GREAVES' former clubs Chelsea, Tottenham and West Ham will pay their respects to the football legend following his tragic passing. The 1966 World Cup winner has died at the age of 81, with tributes pouring in for the ex-AC Milan striker. 2Tottenham's all-time top scorer Jimmy Greaves has passed away at the age of 81Credit: PA 2England legend Greaves will be honoured before Sunday's three Premier League gamesCredit: Getty - Contributor And he will be honoured during all three of Sunday's Premier League fixtures. BBC Sport reporter Simon Stone has declared that West Ham and Manchester United will wear black armbands for their clash. The two teams will also hold a minute's applause for Greaves, who won the FA Cup twice with Spurs. Nuno Espirito Santo's side will also wear black armbands to show their respect for the club's all-time top goalscorer. Football.London have stated how Chelsea will also don black armbands for the away encounter at Tottenham. Both clubs will hold a minute's silence prior to the 4.30pm kick-off. Most read in footballLive BlogUNITED NEWS Pogba interested in...
    (CNN)Jimmy Greaves, a World Cup winner with England in 1966 and one of the most prolific goalscorers in English football history, has died at the age of 81, his former club Tottenham said.A Tottenham legend and the club's all-time record goalscorer, Greaves scored a remarkable 266 goals in 379 appearances between 1961 and 1970, helping Spurs win the FA Cup twice and the European Cup Winners Cup.For England, Greaves was a member of the national team's 1966 World Cup-winning squad and still boasts the best conversion rate of any England player, scoring 44 goals in just 57 appearances."We are extremely saddened to learn of the passing of the great Jimmy Greaves, not just Tottenham Hotspur's record goalscorer but the finest marksman this country has ever seen," Tottenham said in a statement. Jimmy Greaves playing for Tottenham in 1968."Jimmy passed away at home in the early hours of this morning, aged 81."Read MoreGreaves is widely considered one of the greatest goalscorers of his generation and also represented Chelsea, AC Milan and West Ham during a glittering career. He remains the...
    JIMMY Greaves and Irene Barden have been together more than 60 years. The couple first married at Romford register office in Essex in 1958 but divorced during the height of Jimmy's alcoholism in the 70s. 1Jimmy Greaves pictured on his wedding day, with wife Irene Barden,Credit: Getty Who is Jimmy Greaves' wife Irene Barden? Irene, 81, is Jimmy's wife and the mother of their four children. They married when they were both 18 and when Jimmy was a forward with Chelsea, earning £17 a week and £100 if he played for England. They separated for 18 months due to football legend's uncontrollable drinking habits following the death of their young baby Jimmy Jr and Irene filed for divorce but never finalised it. They lived together until his death on September 19, 2021. "We've always adored each other, without a doubt," she once said of their relationship following Jimmy's stroke that left him partially incapacitated. "'I never wanted anyone else. But I look at him now and think he's not the man he was. I've lost my best mate. There was...
    JIMMY GREAVES will always be remembered for the game he didn’t play. But if he had been selected for the 1966 World Cup it’s a fair bet that England wouldn’t have needed extra-time to beat West Germany. 2Greaves didn't play in the 1966 World Cup final, but his England record speaks for itselfCredit: PA No post-war British player even comes close to matching Greaves’ astonishing scoring record for club or for country. Yet he finished his remarkable career with just two FA Cup winners’ medals and one from the 1963 European Cup-Winners’ Cup final.. Thirty-three years after the event, he was finally presented with a World Cup medal along with the other surviving members of the England squad who hadn’t made Alf Ramsey’s starting team in 1966. But it was a token gesture to a footballer who didn’t need golden baubles to validate his genius. Because Greaves had already cemented his legend years earlier thanks to 479 career goals during a spectacular career with Chelsea, AC Milan, Spurs, West Ham and England. Even now it is hard to believe that...
    JIMMY GREAVES will go down in history as English football’s greatest ever goalscorer. But for those born too late to see him play in the flesh he will be remembered more for his work on the box - than in it. 5Jimmy Greaves will be remembered for his goalscoring - but also his hit TV show Saint and Greavsie with Ian St JohnCredit: Rex 5The England legend pictured with his wife IreneCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd 5Jimmy Greaves celebrating his 40th birthday in 1980 with wife Irene and sons Danny and AndrewCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd In the Eighties and early Nineties he was one of the country's top TV football pundits. And for seven years, with former Liverpool and Scotland midfielder Ian St John he co-presented Saint and Greavsie, the No1 football show of the day. The series and strike legend were so popular and a part of English culture Greavsie’s catchphrase “It’s a funny old game” became noted all over the country. And this was all at a time when football was nowhere as popular or as widely...
    It would be very interesting to know just how many millions Pep Guardiola or Jurgen Klopp would have been prepared to pay if they had the chance to buy Jimmy Greaves when he was in his prime. It is a pointless exercise trying to compare great footballers of different eras but it always provides heated discussions among the fans. 2Greaves in action for SpursCredit: PA 2The English footballing legend has died aged 81Credit: Getty Images - Getty But I would be prepared to argue until I’m claret and blue in the face if you put Greavsie in todays Barcelona or Real Madrid shirt he would score as many, if not more goals, than Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. It is much easier for Messi and Ronaldo to score playing on the manicured lawns they have grown up on than the clinging mud-heaps Jimmy had to contend with. And it mustn’t be forgotten in Greaves day there were no TV cameras to protect him from the assassins who called themselves defenders. You don’t have to be a professional soccer scout to...
    THE football world is in mourning as Tottenham and England legend Jimmy Greaves has passed away aged 81. The World Cup winner, who was one of his country's best goal scorers, had been battling dementia for a number of years. 3jimmy Greaves was part of England's World Cup winning squad in 1966Credit: AP Tottenham wrote in a statement: "We are extremely saddened to learn of the passing of the great Jimmy Greaves. "We extend our deepest sympathies to Jimmy's family and friends at this sad time. Rest in peace, Jimmy." What was Jimmy Greaves' cause of death? Jimmy Greaves' cause of death has yet to be confirmed, but it's known the Spurs icon suffered from dementia for a number of years. Greaves also suffered a serious stroke in 2015, leaving him with impaired speech and in a wheelchair. He was admitted to hospital earlier this year in Chelmsford, Essex, not far from where he lived. The World Cup winner also required daily care to help battle his illnesses. At the end of 2020, Greaves...
    TOTTENHAM and England legend Jimmy Greaves has died aged 81. The Spurs goalscoring hero had been battling dementia for a number of years. Spurs said in a statement said: "We are extremely saddened to learn of the passing of the great Jimmy Greaves. "We extend our deepest sympathies to Jimmy's family and friends at this sad time. "Rest in peace, Jimmy." MORE TO FOLLOW Most read in FootballLive BlogUNITED NEWS Pogba interested in Juventus move, Bruno Fernandes set for £250k-a-week dealLive BlogFOOTIE LIVE Lionel Messi struggling to settle at PSG, Tottenham vs Chelsea build-upALL GUNNS BLAZING Utd boss Solskjaer takes ANOTHER swipe at Rio over Ronaldo criticismNO PLACE IN FOOTBALL Police investigate as Swansea's Williams suffers alleged racist abuseSCARY STALKER Presenter Emma Jones tells of terror after being followed while out shoppingNOU RATINGS Barca's poor FIFA 22 ratings show how far they've fallen and Hazard drops to 85
      FOOTBALL great Jimmy Greaves is finally set to be given a gong in the New Year’s honours. The record-breaking striker and former TV host, 80, will be made an MBE along with fellow 1966 World Cup squad member Ron Flowers, 86. 8Fans have been campaigning for Jimmy Greaves to be honoured for yearsCredit: PA:Press Association They were chosen to ensure every surviving member of the victorious group has received awards from the Queen, sources said. It comes after a lengthy public campaign to get Greavsie, in poor health after a 2015 stroke, a gong. Other non-playing squad members have received honours and a Whitehall source said: “It is astonishing he has never been honoured. It would be an outrage if that continued.” The source explained: “Greavsie and Ron are finally being honoured to make sure the entire squad is recognised. 8Jimmg Greaves is one of England's most prolific ever strikersCredit: Getty - Contributor There are not many left and Jimmy and Ron are the last surviving ones who have not been given a gong.” Ex-Spurs, Chelsea, West Ham...
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