Here is proof of some of the people who MEHSTG have heard to have or claim to have followed Spurs at some time in their life (even if they don’t admit to it now !!)     

David Aaronovitch
03.06.2008 (The Times)
On choosing which team (Croatia in his instance) to support in Euro 2008 in England’s absence
“For us Tottenham fans it’s a bit simpler, because there is really just the one (reason), and he hasn’t kicked a ball for us yet (Luka Modric).”       

Piers Adam                            

Freddy Adu
“Tottenham are also one of my dreams, since I supported them as a boy.” – on Sky Sports website from an ESPN interview     

Bogi Agustsson
Facebook post on 24th March 2019 “Loking forward to see Spurs at the new home. Very much!”  Have met Bogi at home games.     

Matt Aitken
Contributor to and reader of MEHSTG 

HRH Sheikh Nader Bin Salman Al Khalifa
King of Bahrain’s nephew

Brian Alexander
Journalist – Guardian; Broadcaster on “Late Night Live” – Radio 5   

Peter Allen     

Mike Ashley
From BBC Sport website on 17.09.2008 … Dave Whelan (Wigan Athletic chairman) said, “He is a very good retailer, but at managing a football club, no. Especially with him being a Tottenham supporter and then going up to Newcastle, a club that is a different kettle of fish to most in the land.”

Dean Austin
Ex-Footballer – Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace       

Becky Anderson
Often mentions Spurs while presenting.

Anthony Andrews
Actor – Brideshead Revisited [TV]

Ole Martin Årst
Footballer – Gent, Belgium

Sir A. J. (“Freddie”) Ayer (Deceased)     

Ted Baker

Finn Balor
Featured on THFC website December 2015   

Jamie Bamber
Featured on Soccer AM in season 2008-09.   

Paul Barber
Article on the HITC website explaining he has been a Spurs fan since a boy. 

Mark Baron
Musician – Another Level

Gareth Barry
Former footballer – Aston Villa, Everton, Manchester City, West Bromwich Albion

Chris Bart-Williams
Former footballer – Marsaxlokk FC (Malta); formerly Leyton Orient, Nottingham Forest, Charlton Athletic, Ipswich Town, Sheffield Wednesday     

Dave Bautista
Featured on Sky TV’s Soccer AM   

Billy Beane
“As a Tottenham fan Beane, then became friends with (Damien) Comolli during his time at the club.” (Sunday Times Magazine 2011)

Michael Bellof

Dirk Benedict
Appeared on Soccer AM on 13.09.2008 and stated his support for Spurs.

Denis Bergkamp
Ex-footballer – Arsenal, Ajax, Internazionale   

Jason Biggs
Featured on Soccer AM (Sky TV)   

Lars Gunnar Bjorkland
Article in “When Saturday Comes” – Issue 393 – December 2019

Brandon Block
Club DJ

Ben Bloom
Article in the Daily Telegraph         

Mihir Bose
“Terry Venables and I have one thing in common.  In our youth we both fell in love with Spurs.  He wanted to be their manager and more than fulfilled his ambition; I just wanted to see them repeat their feat of becoming the first team this century to win the double, and I’m still waiting.”(from his book “False Messiah – The Life and Times of Terry Venables”)

Jeff Brazier
TV Presenter (Finders Keepers [CITV]; I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! Now! [ITV2]; This Morning [ITV]; Sunday Scoop [ITV]; X-Factor Live [ITV]; The Match [Sky One]; OK!TV [Channel 5]

Jackie Brambles
Expounded her love for Spurs on air regularly

Kenneth Branagh
Narrated “The Finale” video; has mentioned his love for Spurs in a number of articles

Bernard Bresslaw (Deceased)
Actor – “Carry On” films

Michael Bridges
Footballer – Carlisle United; formerly Leeds United, Sunderland, Newcastle United

Thomas Brolin
Former Parma, Crystal Palace and Sweden footballer

Stephen Brooker
Footballer – Bristol City; formerly Port Vale

Charles Bronson
High Security lifer in Dartmoor prison

Pierce Brosnan
Actor – James Bond

Luke Brown
Appears on Spurs podcasts and provided text coverage of the Joshua v Usyk fight at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for The Athletic (see 25 September 2021 at 18:53 BST)

Michael Brunson
News Presenter

Colin Buchanan
Actor – “Preston Front”, “Dalzeil and Pascoe”

Marcus Buckland
Sky Sports football presenter

Johnny Buckland
Musician – Coldplay

James Bunn
Former footballer – Tottenham Hotspur, Potters Bar Town, Enfield Town, East Thurrock United, Bishops’ Stortford, Leyton

Emma Bunton
“Baby Spice” of the Spice Girls

D’Arcy Bussell
Ballerina; Judge on “Strictly Come Dancing” (BBC TV)

Tony Butler
Musician – Big Country     

Billy Byrne
Mentioned his support for Spurs on the “DIY SOS” BBCTV programme     

Jamal Campbell-Ryce
Admitted his support for Spurs on Soccer AM (Sky Sports) on 23.08.2008

Sue Carpenter
Reporter and Voice of Transworld’s “World of Sport” TV show”

Darren Caskey
Former footballer at Spurs, Watford, Reading, Notts County, Bristol City, Peterborough United, Virginia Beach Mariners, Rushden & Diamonds, Havant & Waterlooville, Kettering Town, Halesowen Town and Ilkeston Town.  Now a football consultant.

Steve Castle
Former footballer Leyton Orient, Birmingham City, Peterborough United; Manager – St. Albans City & Royston Town   

Nick Catlin
Reported in THFC programme 25.08.2012   

John Cena
In Spurs programme and article in The Sun

Judith Church
Labour MP for Dagenham     

Dave Clark
Interview with Music Week

Nicky Clarke
Celebrity hairdresser

Russell Claydon

Vernon Coaker

Gideon Coe
Regularly spoke about his support of Tottenham when a presenter on Greater London Radio.  See his BBC Radio 6Music profile.     

Aidan Coleman

Des Coleman
Actor – EastEnders

Phil Collen
Guitarist – Def Leppard   

Phil Collins
Appeared in the club programme regularly in the 1980s as a celebrity Tottenham supporter.

Jess Conrad
1950’s singer

Peter Cook  (Deceased)
Was a regular at White Hart Lane and used to disparage Arsenal when interviewed on The Big Match.

Michael Coren
Contacted the MEHSTG site to express his devotion to the club

Phil Cornwell
Regular appearances on Soccer AM (Sky TV) in a variety of old Spurs shirts; made his puppet on Get Fresh – Green Gilbert – make Spurs related references regularly; Seen at White Hart Lane; produces the Spurs Show podcast … highly recommended … at 

Anthony Costa
Has appeared on “Soccer AM” (Sky TV) and stated his support for Spurs; often seen at the Lane   

Josh Coulson
In the Leyton Orient programme for the postpones League Cup tie on 22.09.2020 

Graham Crabb
Revealed on Sky TV’s Soccer AM 

John Crace
Regularly mentions Spurs in his articles for the G2 section of the Guardian … including a very good piece here      

Tracey Crouch
Article in Daily Mail 12.05.2015   

Mr. Crowley
Revealed on BBC Radio London radio show when Gary was sitting in for Danny Baker on 28.08.2007.   

Johan Cruyff
Appeared on Soccer AM (14.08.2010) in the “Why I Love Football” section, saying he always liked Tottenham Hotspur “probably because of the name.”

Edgar Davids
Footballer – Holland and Spurs   

Hunter Davies
Written in a number of books (“Father’s Day” for example) and newspaper articles about his support for Spurs.  Also penned the legendary “The Glory Game” about the club     

Bobby Davro
Regular appearances on the pitch in the 1980s as a guest and fan.     

Chris Day
“As a Spurs fan, I would love to see him [David Beckham] back on loan at White Hart Lane”  (Daily Mirror  08.11.2011)

Moz Dee
Radio Presenter – Talk Radio     

Featured on Soccer AM (Sky TV) on 25.04.2015     

Mani Djazmi
Mentions his support on “World Football” – BBC World Service podcast

Mark Dolan
On Football’s Funniest Moments 2 (Sky TV) 

Carl Donnelly
Regularly tweets about Spurs, has appeared on podcasts explaining his love for Tottenham and made it clear where his allegiances lie when appearing on Alan Davies’ “As Yet Untitled” (Dave TV)

Iain Duncan Smith
MP for Chingford and Woodford Green; Former Leader of the Conservative Party       

Chris Eagles
I grew up a Spurs season-ticket holder.  I’d go along with my Dad and uncles to watch players like Gazza and Klinsmann so it’s a special tie for me.
(TeamTalk website – 10.12.2008 )

Robert Earl
Owner of Planet Hollywood restaurant chain     

Peter Ebdon
Appeared in a series of predictions in the Spurs programmes of the early 2000s as a celebrity fan.

Ben Elliot
IT guru and man about town

Gail Emms
“Shortly after the Olympics I was introduced to the crowd at my favourite football club Tottenham Hotspur before kick-off.” (The Guardian 12.12.2006)
When asked whether she prefers Chelsea or Manchester United, she answered, “I hate United.  I am a Spurs fan, so really I should hate Chelsea as well, but I cannot stand United.”  (Sunday Times 20.08.2008)

Chris Eubank
Former World Champion Middleweight and Super-Middleweight boxer       

Chris Evans
Broadcaster (Greater London Radio and now BBC Radio 2) and former TV chat show host (“TFI Friday”, “Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush”)
Followed Spurs in the late 1980s and early 1990s, when he was friends with Paul Gascoigne.

Drum and bass artist / Radio 1FM DJ/Founder of Creative Source Records

Mark Falco
Former Footballer – Spurs, Watford, Glasgow Rangers, QPR

Neale Fenn
Former footballer – Spurs, Peterborough United, Waterford United, Cork City, Bohemians, Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers

Les Ferdinand
“I had always supported Tottenham as a boy”- from his autobiography “Sir Les”

Guitarist – Hell Is For Heroes

Colin Firth
Actor-“Fever Pitch”; “Love Actually” (film)

Michael Fish
Weather man on BBC TV

Jerome Flynn
Actor/Singer – “Soldier Soldier”   

Daniel Fogg
Reported in THFC programme 25.08.2012         

Jamie Foreman
Discussed his Spurs support on Soccer AM (Sky) and wears a Spurs bathrobe in “EastEnders”

Peter Forsberg
Former Ice hockey player – Colorado Avalanches, Philadelphia Flyers & Sweden   

Bruce Forsyth (Deceased)
Edmonton born, Brucie attended matches at White Hart Lane when he was young and remembers people shouting “Keep it on the island” !     

Ben Foster
Article in the Express & Star newspaper  13.04.2017

Mark Foster
World Champion Swimmer

Tim Foster
Olympic Gold Medal Rower     

Martin Fowler
A real life Arsenal fan, the actor was made a Spurs fan in the programme with posters of Tottenham players on his bedroom wall.

George Francomb
Interview given prior to Crawley Town’s win over Leeds United in the FA Cup Third Round 2021 .

Eddie Frankel
Set up an art Gallery in Warmington House, High Road Tottenham – the former Spurs Supporters Club building     

Joel Freeland
Reported in THFC programme 2012     

Dan Freedman
Article on THFC website  

Darren Freeman
Former manager – Lewes; former footballer – Fulham, Brentford, Brighton & Hove Albion, Gillingham, Margate; works for SportsTotal sports agency   

Monte Fresco (Deceased)
Article in “Hotspur” – May 2009

Paul Furlong
Former footballer – Chelsea, QPR, Coventry City, Birmingham City, Watford, Barnet … among others         

Ben Garner
Mentioned in commentary of Swindon Town v Manchester City FA Cup Third Round tie televised on ITV     

Mike Gatting
Article on Ashes 2010 in THFC programme 28.11.2010; Article “Celebrity View” in THFC programme v Arsenal 04.04.1983

Liam George
Former footballer – Luton Town, Bury, York City … among others

Bob Golding
The voice of Milo and Max on “The Tweenies” Children’s BBC TV Programme         

Darren Gough
Followed Spurs because of Glenn Hoddle and has said so often on TalkSport radio.

Billy Gould
Football Agent       

Martin Gould
Article in “Hotspur” April 2012   

Lord Grabiner
Page 13 of court hearing at
“LORD GRABINER: No. I do not know about Celtic, but Chelsea’s lights have risen since then and Manchester United’s have correspondingly fallen. I do not know if that is relevant. You must not imagine that Chelsea then was Chelsea now, and I speak as a Spurs supporter and we lost to them on Saturday! “           

Sue Gray
Article on the Indy 100 website quoting Mrs. Grey’s attendance at a Spurs match. 

Dennis Greaves
Musician – Nine Below Zero           

Jimmy Greaves
Former footballer – Chelsea, AC Milan, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, England; Former TV Presenter “Saint & Greavsie” (ITV); Former newspaper columnist

Charlotte Green
Radio presenter – BBC Radio Four “Today” & “The News Quiz”

Phillip Green
Entrepreneur; former BHS store magnate

John Gregory
Former Aston Villa and Derby County manager; former Sky Sports pundit

Leo Gregory
Appearance on Sky’s Soccer AM; appeared on the pitch at White Hart Lane as a half time guest.       

Patricia Gregory
Article on BBC Sport website about the pioneers of women’s football in the UK         

Rupert Grint
Piece on the THFC newsletter on 18.09.09 about him being a supporter through his family and getting to watch Spurs v Manchester United on 12.09.09.

Eidur Gudjohnsen
Footballer –  Chelsea, Barcelona, AS Monaco, Stoke City

Stelios Haji-Ioannou
Owner of the Easy chain (EasyJet, EasyCar, EasyBus, EasyGym, EasyHotel)

Bryan Hamilton
Former footballer – Everton, Ipswich Town, Northern Ireland and former manager Ipswich Town, Wigan Athletic and Northern Ireland

King Harald V
Monarch of Norway

Steve Hargrave
Regularly mentions his support of Tottenham Hotspur in the programme 

Grace Harvey
Article on British Swimming

Graham Harvey
Musician – Incognito; Graham Harvey Trio   

Mark Hawkins
Team GB 2012 Olympic handball player     

Paul Hawksbee
Seen at the Lane, where he is a season ticket holder; Regularly comments about his support for Spurs on his TalkSport radio show.

Barry Hayles
Footballer – Fulham, Bristol Rovers, Plymouth Argyle, Sheffield United, Leicester City, Millwall …. among others

Peter “the Daddy” Haymer
Boxer – English Light-Heavyweight champion

Jonty Hearnden
Regularly mentions his support of Tottenham Hotspur in the programmes he presents

Lisa Hebden,21662,13878_2951935,00.html 

David Hepworth
Guest on “The Spurs Show” podcast (; regularly seen at White Hart Lane.

Andy Hessanthaler
Former Manager – Gillingham; Footballer – Barnet

Paolo Hewitt
Regular guest on Phil Cornwell’s “The Spurs Show” podcast.

Gary Hill
Manager – Woking

Glenn Hoddle
“I had always been a Spurs fan.” from “Glenn Hoddle – An Autobiography” 

Chas Hodges (Deceased)
Recorded many a Spurs Cup final song as well as featuring Tottenham references in many Chas ‘n’ Dave songs

Michael Holding
Former West Indian Test Cricketer; now TV cricket analyst on Sky Sports 

Tom Holland
Video on Spurs website where Heung-Min Son met the Spiderman actor and gave him a Spurs shirt with his name on the back after Holland announced his support for Spurs.  Son has now adopted the web-shooting move in his goal celebrations. 

John Holsgrove
Former player – Wolverhampton Wanderers 

Mathew Horne
Appearances on Soccer AM (Sky TV) at White Hart Lane as their pre-match reporter; had his character Gavin (in BBC Three’s “Gavin and Stacey”) be a Spurs fan.
Article in Hotspur (June 2008) 

Richard Hounslow
Article on Spurs website   

Mark Howard
Mentioned in Sky Sports commentary on League Cup semi-final second leg  28.01.2015; article in Sheffield Telegraph   

Merv Hughes
Piece in the October 2009 issue of Hotspur magazine.  Article on Ashes 2010 in THFC programme 28.11.2010   

Rupert Holliday Evans
Seen at games at White Hart Lane

Jonathan Hunt

Dave Jackson
Former Essex FM DJ now with Capital FM

Syed Sirajuddin Syed Putra Jamalullail
Malaysia’s 12th king   

Howard Jacobson
Quote in article by Matthew Norman in The Daily Telegraph (05.11.2010)
“As Howard Jacobson observed, if Spurs score within the first few minutes, 7,000 Jewish voices in the West Stand mutter: “Too early, it’s much too early.”   

Joe Jacobson
BBC online quiz ahead of Wycombe Wanderers v THFC FA Cup tie on 25.01.2021

Derek Jameson (Deceased)
Regularly mentioned his support for Spurs in his broadcasts

Laurie Jay
Manager of Billy Ocean and Gilbert O’Sullivan     

Norman Jay MBE
Seen at home and away games.  Regularly comments on the Spurs result on his radio shows.  Appearances on Sky’s Soccer AM   

Greg Jenner
Regular tweeter about THFC and

Gary Johnson
Article on the Devon Live website 21.09.2019 –  “I was a Spurs fan as a kid, and Peter (Taylor) was one of my favourite players.”   

David John
Seen at White Hart Lane   

Andrew Johns
“I’m a Spurs fan.  It’s something my Dad passed down to me because he has been a Spurs fan since he was a boy and that’s where I got it from.)  (Sport First on Sunday  17.09.2000)   

Martin Jol
Had followed Tottenham since the 1960s and knew the history of the club, as told to MEHSTG in an interview.
“I was always asked why I liked Spurs so much.  There was nothing really about their shirts, yet they were special to me even though they were in black and white, because in the 1960s I loved Madrid and Spurs and I loved them for their brand of football.  Tottenham were my favourite team for some while and I just loved White Hart Lane and the players who played there as I grew up and became a footballer; Hoddle, Ardiles.” (From “Martin Jol – The Inside story” by Harry Harris).   

Colin Jones
Appeared on Soccer AM (Sky) on 14.02.2015 and announced he was a Spurs fan.

Vinnie Jones
Film Actor and former footballer – Wimbledon, Chelsea, Sheffield United, Leeds 

Ed Joyce
Graphic on Sky Sports – TwentyTwenty finals – 26.07.2008   

Ramin Karimloo
Interview on THFC website

Natasha Kaplinsky
TV Presenter “Sky News” and BBC “Breakfast”     

Roy Keane
Said on Sky Sports (17.01.2021 Sheffield United v THFC) that he used to support Spurs, although he didn’t know why !      

Danny Kelly
Doesn’t hesitate to mention his allegiance to Spurs when on the TV/Radio or in print

Henry Kelly
Radio presenter – Classic FM and TV presenter – “Game For A Laugh”, “Going For Gold”   

Ray Kelvin
Article in the Times (23.03.2009) regarding his link-up with Exeter City for whom he designs kits   

Tony Kempster (Deceased)
BBC Sport website article on his death on 15.06.2009 by Caroline Barker

Patsy Kensit
Actress – “Absolute Beginners” (film), “Emmerdale” (ITV), “Holby City” (BBC TV) 

Michael Kiwanuka
THFC website

Michael Kightly
Appearance on Sky TV’s “Soccer AM” on 02.05.2009 when he announced he was a Spurs fan    

Ledley King
Talking about Tottenham Hotspur … “It’s been central to most of my life and it’s hard to put into words how important the club has been for me.”   

Joel Kinnaman
Attended White Hart Lane 15 November 2013  (Newcastle United) 

Eliud Kipchoge
Article in 2022 urging Spurs on ahead of a match   

Glenn Kirkham
Team GB 2012 Mens Hockey player   

Dave Kitson
Lots of publicity about his appearances at White Hart Lane in December 2007 and January 2008, with his family in the stands cheering for Spurs !!   

Nick Knowles
Article in Hotspur Magazine – February 2012

Bert Konterman
Footballer – Vitesse Arnhem

Vivienne Kreeger
Sky News presenter   

Dirk Kuyt
“Actually, a lot of players in Holland pick out Spurs as their favourite club.  I even remember Dirk Kuyt telling me how he loved Tottenham.”  (Martin Jol from “Martin Jol – The Inside Story” by Harry Harris)   

Nick Kyrgios
Visited Hotspur Way

Imraan Ladak
Milton Keynes businessman and head of the consortium who bought Kettering Town FC   

Jake Lambert
Proclaimed his support for Spurs on stage during his act.  

David Lammy
Explained on BBC Radio London’s Robert Elms show that he takes his children to games at Spurs.   

Henrik Larsson
Swedish football website asking question of favourite club, answered “Tottenham”   

Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy Lawrence KCVO CB ADC
Commented on his support of Spurs at a Founders Day parade at the Royal Chelsea Hospital on 10.06.2022

Jude Law
Seen in White Hart Lane stadium where he had a season ticket, which he used when in the country; had his scooter in the re-make of “Alfie” sprayed blue and white especially   

Matthew Le Tissier
“I was a Spurs fan as a kid – and that was the one (offer of a move) that tempted me the most,” he told Sky Sports.

Peter Leaver
Former Premier League Chief executive   

Adam Lee
Seen at Spurs and on European trips over the years

Shaznay Lewis
Solo musician; formerly of the All Saints

Daniel Levy
Chief Executive of English National Investment Company; THFC Chairman   

Andy Linden
Regularly seen at the Lane and away games. Avid reader of Spurs fanzines.   

Richard Littlejohn
Mentioned it quite regularly in newspaper columns he wrote and fronted a consortium to take over at Spurs in the 1990s. 

Roger Lloyd Pack (Deceased)
Appears in Spurs 125th anniversary DVD.  Also appeared in “Big Night In” feature in The Times’ “The Eye” magazine and opined that his favourite night in was watching Spurs on TV and said “… but I’m a Tottenham fan and still watch the game as if I’m 16 years old and get really excited about the team.”  Article in Spurs v Tranmere Rovers programme (17.02.2002)

Tony Lock
Former footballer- Colchester United, Dagenham & Redbridge   

Stefan Lofven
Article in Aftonbladet    

Mrs. Joan Lovejoy
As mentioned by her son Sky TV presenter Tim on “Soccer AM”, showing that someone in the family has some sense !

Gavin Lowe
“Big Strong Boys” (BBC TV)

Rob Lozowski
Former Rugby player – Wasps & England

Lomano Lua Lua
Former footballer – Colchester United, Newcastle United, Portsmouth, Olympiacos

Linda Lusardi
Model and actress   

Matthew Lyons
E-mail to MEHSTG, as a reader of the fanzine   

Annie Mac
On Spurs website, when she was looking for a team to support and chose Spurs

Trevor MacDonald
News Presenter and Interviewer

Steve MacKenzie
Former Footballer – Manchester City & West Bromwich Albion

Jamie Mackie
Announced in the media that he supported Spurs as a boy in the build up to the game on 30.10.2011

Danny Maddix
Former footballer – Spurs, QPR, Barnet; Coach at Spurs Academy   

Sean Maguire
Appeared on pitch at half-time in the game against Portsmouth (22.03.2008) saying this was his dream come true.
Sunday Mirror “Celebs” magazine – March 2008 … “”I miss being able to see the football with my mates at White Hart Lane.”   

Stephen Mangan
Regularly seen entering the East Stand and seen in Madrid for the Champions League final 2019
Soccer AM appearance – 19.01.2008; Guardian article (28.01.2008)  

Bob Marley
Not definitive proof, but a theory –   

Dean Martin
Often spoke of his support for Spurs on Capital Gold     

Kate Mason
Often posts photos of her at Spurs games on Twitter and mentions Tottenham a lot on podcasts.   

Simon Mayo
Often in the THFC programme and has spoken about his support on his shows on Radios 1 and FiveLive.

Jean-Paul “Bluey” Maunick
Musician – Incognito   

Carol McGiffin
Regular references to her support on radio and seen at the Lane; Former contributor to MEHSTG fanzine

Barry McGuigan
Article “Box-2-Box” in THFC programme v Chelsea 16.09.2001.
“Like many young lads growing up in Northern Ireland, Barry supported one of the big English teams and it was his luck to choose Tottenham.  He has followed our fortunes through thick and thin ever since and gets to White Hart Lane when his boxing commitments allow.”

Michael McIntyre
Appeared at half-time in the home Premier League game v Manchester United (13.12.08)

Declan McKenna
Featured on official club website   

Lee McQueen
See You Tube video
Also Daily Mirror (11.06.2008) “But avid Spurs fan Lee, of Princes Risborough, Bucks, can now put that episode behind him and look forward to working with former Tottenham chairman Sir Alan on a new project at the Amstrad offices in Brentwood, Essex, from Monday.”

Gaizka Mendieta
Footballer – Middlesbrough and Spain

Pops Mensah-Bonsu
Tottenham born and supported the club in the days of Lineker, Ginola, Gascoigne and Klinsmann.
THFC website – 29.08.2007 – on doing a school talk with Darren Bent     

Meridian Dan

Paul Merton

Adam Midgley
Music producer (First Man Productions) for Lemar and Hi-Tek

Andrew Mills
Football Agent

Simon Mills
Journalist – London Evening Standard, GQ, Sunday Times

Scott Minto
Former footballer – Charlton Athletic, Chelsea, Benfica, West Ham United; TV presenter (Sky Sports)   

Tom Mitchell
Article on THFC website   

Warren Mitchell (Deceased)
A regular visitor to the Lane and in many interviews he has derided the dreaded South Londoners from up the road.

Rhona Mitra
Actress – Model for Lara Croft in “Tomb Raider” game; Film – “Get Carter”, “Beowolf”, “Hollow Man”; US TV – “Gideon’s Crossing”; UK TV “The Bill”

Phil Mogg
Singer – UFO   

Garry Monk  and mentioned that he was a Spurs fan prior to match with Spurs on Sky Sports 1 on 14.12.2014

Ken Monkou
Former footballer – Chelsea & Huddersfield Town

Clemmie Moodie
Details of her likes and dislikes appeared in the Daily Mirror in February 2008, including “Favourite Football Team : Tottenham Hotspur”

Nathan Moore
Singer – Worlds Apart     

Martin Moorman
Article on whether Spurs would be re-instated in the Europa Conference to meet his team Rapid Wien (Austria)       

Willie Morgan
From the man himself, who e-mailed MEHSTG to tell us.   

Clinton Morrison
“I’m a Tottenham fan, so I am obviously going to say Tottenham,” Morrison told BBC Radio 5 Live.

Scott Morriss
Bass guitarist – The Bluetones

Adie Moses
Footballer – Barnsley

Dan Munns
England beach soccer international   

Steve Nash
In the Spurs Opus in the “fans” section; appeared on the pitch as a half-time guest and often in the Spurs programme

Nihal Arthanayake
In Spurs programme in connection with Sport Relief 2008.

David Nobbs (Deceased)
Novelist – creator of “Reginald Perrin”   

Jamie Noone
‘Hotspur’ magazine December 2008

Barry Norman
Film Critic and Broadcaster   

Matthew Norman
Article in the Daily Telegraph (05.11.2010 and many more) 

Jeremy Noseda
Racehorse owner 

Lemar Obika
Spurs programme articles; trained with the squad for Sport Relief 2008; wrote “White Hart Lane” into the lyrics of one of his songs “What If ?” from the “time To Grow” album.  

Melvin Odoom
“I am a Spurs fan because of my dad. Harry Kane is my favourite player and it is such a shame he is out at the moment.”  (BBC Sport website – Premier League predictions April 2019

Sophie Okonedo
Actress  – “Hotel Rwanda”, “Secret Life Of Bees”, “Skin”, “Christopher Robin” (Film); “Criminal : UK” (Amazon Prime); “Staying Alive”, “Clocking Off”, “Alibi”, “Tsunami : The Aftermath”, “Criminal Justice”, “Mrs. Mandela”(TV) 

Tom Oliver
Regularly took stick for supporting Spurs on Sky’s “Soccer AM” 

Gary Olsen (Deceased)
Wore a Spurs lapel badge when starred in “The Bill” to show his allegiance; Made sure his character “Ben” in “Two Point Four Children” was a Spurs fan and in one episode produced a Spurs shirt from the washing.

Egil Olsen
Ex-Wimbledon manager

Gary O’Reilly
Football reporter/broadcaster; Former footballer – Spurs, Crystal Palace; Brighton & Hove Albion 

Andrew Osagie
Reported in THFC programme 25.08.2012   

Chris Ostler
Revealed he was a Spurs fan when on BBC Football website making Premier League match predictions (17.03.2023)

Sid Owen
Actor – “Ricky” in “EastEnders”

Henry Owens
Radio guru. Former Atlantic 252 DJ and Programme Director of Virgin Radio

Alex P
Kiss 100 DJ and Ibiza club DJ   

Roger Lloyd Pack (Deceased)
Appears in Spurs 125th anniversary DVD.  Also appeared in “Big Night In” feature in The Times’ “The Eye” magazine and opined that his favourite night in was watching Spurs on TV and said “… but I’m a Tottenham fan and still watch the game as if I’m 16 years old and get really excited about the team.”

Norman Pace
Comedian “Hale & Pace” [TV])

Rick Parfitt
Rhythm Guitarist – Status Quo

Daryl Parker
Celebrity chef 

Scott Parker
Mail on Sunday article 27.01.2013 

Tom Parker-Bowles
Twitter posts  

Shaun Parkes
Seen at Spurs games; In ITV’s “The Suspect” he plays DI Vince Ruiz, who has a Spurs mug on his desk that he drinks from.

Min Patel
Cricketer – Kent CCC

Ray Panthaki
Ronny Ferreira in “EastEnders” BBC TV, “My Family” BBC TV 

Himesh Patel
Article on the THFC Website

Daniel Peacock
Actor – Comic Strip Presents …  

Dave Peacock
Recorded many a Spurs Cup final song as well as featuring Tottenham references in many Chas ‘n’ Dave songs  

Neil Pearson
Regularly seen at the Lane.  Season ticket holder  

Oliver Peyton
Daily Telegraph article

Mark Phillips
Three Day Eventer; Former husband of Princess Anne

Peter Phillips
Son of Mark [above] and Princess Anne, the Princess Royal  

Leslie Phillips OBE
As written in his autobiography “Hello” …
“I was born in Tottenham just before the team scored a goal and they said my scream was louder than those in the ground.  I supported Tottenham Hotspur and have done until this day.  It is good to see them back near the top of the table after far too many years.” 

Brad Pickett
Explained how he supported Spurs in an article in the Daily Express (28.10.2011) and Daily Telegraph (13.10.2011)  

Peter Polycarpou
Regular Tweeter about THFC.  

Alice Powell
Article on the THFC website    

Chris Powell
Has said in interviews that when he gives up football he would get a season ticket for him and his children at White Hart Lane. 

John Pratt
Interview in the Sunday Times 11.04.2010

Mark Prince
Light-heavyweight boxer 

Peter Purves
Enjoyed watching Spurs through the 1960s and keeps an eye on their results.

Lord David Puttnam
Film Maker    

Steve Queralt
Featured on BBC Football website predicting scores for weekend of 27/28.04.2024     

Sir John Quinton
Former Premier League chairman     

Emma Raducanu
Article in the Daily Express  and on the WTA website

Paul Raymond
Guitarist – UFO

Simon Raymonde
Musician – The Cocteau Twins  

Jamie Redknapp
Bought his son a Spurs kit as his first football strip.

Mike Reed (Deceased)
Comedian & Actor – Frank Butcher in “Eastenders” 

Matthew T. Reynolds       

Helen Richardson-Walsh 
Article on the Spurs website           

Adam Richman
Featured on Spurs TV (04.12.2012)    

James Righton
Mentioned when The Klaxons are on Soccer AM and interviewed here 

Viddal Riley
Article on iNews website and states in his Wikipedia page that he supports THFC, having been brought up in Northumberland Park N17. 

Rob Rinder
“Judge Rinder” (ITV) Appeared at Spurs at half-time on 05.03.2017.

Bruce Rioch
Ex-football manager

Arjen Robben
Footballer – Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Holland footballer

Jason Roberts
Footballer – Wigan Athletic 

Nathan Robertson
Featured in Spurs programme (7th January 2012) 

Chloe Rogers
Article on the Spurs website

Bryan Roy
Ex-Footballer, now youth coach at Ajax

Simon Royce
Footballer – QPR 

Neil Ruddock
Was in the Spurs end for the FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal in 1993.
Also supported local side Millwall.

Salman Rushdie
Time Out interview (; Twitter account contains lots of Spurs tweets; precis of article written for the New Yorker 

Max Rushden
Regularly mentioned his support of Spurs when working on BBC Radio London, going back to when his grandfather used to follow the club.  [Subsequently has swapped his support to Cambridge United once working on Sky’s “Soccer AM”]

Jack Russell
Former England and Gloucestershire cricketer 

Jack Savidge
Article on THFC website             

Simon Schama
Tweeted he was overjoyed when Spurs reached the 2019 Champions League final and follows @SpursOfficial on Twitter

Michael Schoenberg
Footballer – 1FC Kaiserslautern 

Stefan Selakovic
Article on

Steve Sedgley
Former footballer Coventry City/Spurs/Ipswich Town; Former manager – Kingstonian; Youth coach – Luton Town

Brett Shaw
Former musician – in band “South”; now Producer, Mixer, Engineer at 123 Studios   

Teddy Sheringham
Initially went to watch West Ham United fan (he wore their scarf at school), but in “Teddy Sheringham – My Autobiography”, he says, “Ever since I was a kid growing up in Highams Park, on the north east outskirts of London, I had loved Tottenham Hotspur.”

Tim Sherwood
Ex-Footballer – Portsmouth. Norwich City, Spurs, Watford, Blackburn Rovers; Joint producer of ‘Icon’ Magazine  

Andrew Simpson
Article on the THFC website on 12.09.2008   

Marina Sirtis
Article on the THFC website    

Featured on Soccer AM  25.04.2015

Jamie Slabber
Footballer – Grays Athletic 

Adam Smith (a.k.a. Baby Elvis)
Regular mention of his Spurs supporting on “Soccer AM” (Sky TV).

John Sopel
Article in January 2012 issue of “Hotspur” magazine

Edward Speelers
Featured on Soccer AM (Sky TV)

Kevin Spiolek
Regular in the Northumberland Arms before matches at the Lane

Jerry Springer
“Nuts and sluts” Chat Show” Host

Mike Stock
Record Producer – of Stock, Aitken and Waterman fame

Kate Steele
Celebrity chef

Matthew Stevens
Featured in “Hotspur” November 2011

Mark Stimson
Attended the 2008 League Cup Final at Wembley as a Spurs fan 

John H. Stracey
Article in January 2012 issue of “Hotspur” magazine.

“Street Boy”
Kiss 100 Breakfast show Jester

Sir Alan Sugar
Bought into the club when it looked like going out of business and is a regular social media commentator on what is happening with the club.

Mats Sundin
Former Ice hockey player – Toronto Maple Leafs & Sweden

Teemu Tainio
Finland and Spurs player

Singer/songwriter, Drum and Bass MC

Duncan Tappy
Spurs programme 15.09.2008 – racing in Superleague Formula for THFC

Gareth Taylor
Footballer – Nottingham Forest & Wale

Matthew Taylor
Quoted on “The Coaches Voice” website
“I’d missed out on being a player at Tottenham by the finest of margins, and they’ve always been my team. So, when I got the chance to go there as a coach in the academy in 2019, I didn’t think twice about it. This wasn’t the kind of opportunity I was going to pass up.”

Peter Taylor
Former footballer – Southend United, Crystal Palace, Spurs. Leyton Orient, Exeter City, Maidstone United, Chelmsford City, Dartford ; Former Leicester City, England Under-21, Hull City, Gillingham, Dagenham & Redbridge manager 

Iwan Thomas
On his Wikipedia page (so it must be true!)   

Christian Thomas
Seen wearing a Spurs crest embroidered onto his guitar strap on stage October 2021.

Michael Thomas
Ex-Footballer – Wimbledon, Liverpool

Jeremy Thompson
Appeared on Sky TV’ Soccer AM expressing his support for Tottenham

Ian Thorpe
Appeared in Spurs programme on visit to the ground on a couple of occasions 

Christian Thorstvedt
Article in Rogalands Avis (Norwegian newspaper) 

Adrian Thrills
Sneaks in mentions of the club in his articles and wrote pieces in the NME in the 1980s about following Spurs linked with music of the time. 

Stig Tofting
Footballer – Bolton Wanderers

Claire Tomlinson
Former contributor to Spurs programme and magazines.  Regularly seen at matches.

Chris Tomson
On Spurs Twitter ( feed (22.07.10)         

Lord David Triesman
Widely reported on his appointment as FA Chairman – BBC Sport website 01.02.08 … “And Tottenham fan Triesman expressed his desire to create a strong England team by improving the FA’s youth development programmes.”

Paul Trevillion
Article on the Spurs website                

Jonathan Trott
Piece in the October 2009 issue of Hotspur magazine; 19.11.2010 – Interview on “BBC Sportsround” website; Article on Ashes 2010 in THFC programme 28.11.2010    

Shania Twain
Husband Mutt Lange is a fan and Shania has been to the Lane to support THFC; much discussion about the issue on; has appeared in Spurs programmes.

Ken Tyrell (Deceased)   
Formula 1 manager

Pete V
Guitarist and backing vocals for Belisha 

Dick Valentine
Article on the Spurs website                   

Louis van Gaal
“I came very close. Very close. Yes. As a little boy I was a fan of Tottenham Hotspur with the team of Jimmy Greaves when he was the champion. Jimmy Greaves was my idol. So I was very close.” (on almost becoming Spurs manager … Daily Mirror 02.06.2014)

Frankie Vaughan (Deceased)

Terry Venables
“By now I had got over my dislike of watching football … when I did, it was to see Tottenham, who had class players like Tommy Harmer, Johnny Brooks and Danny Blanchflower and played lovely football.  I had already made my up my mind that I wanted to play for Tottenham … and manage them.”

Brian Walden
TV presenter and Journalist

Mark Warburton
Article in the Daily Record   

Sam Warburton
Article in the Daily Mail  

Des Walker
Former footballer Nottingham Forest and England 

Julie Welch
Co-wrote “The Ghost Of White Hart Lane” – a book about John White – and wrote and starred in “Those Glory, Glory Days” – a Channel 4 film about the Double team. Also wrote “The Biography of Tottenham Hotspur” 

Paul Weller
Footballer – Burnley

Alan Wells
Cricketer – Kent CCC 

Charlie Whelan
Appeared in Spurs programme; on his Twitter account says “supports Spurs” and often tweets about THFC 

Jo Whiley
Article in Hotspur magazine (April 2011)

Paul Whitehouse
Moved to Enfield as a boy and followed Spurs; Seen at White Hart Lane; has mentioned his preference for the white and blue half of North London on TV appearances and in newspaper articles.Sunday Times Magazine (27 October 2007)  “Whitehouse is more Highbury than Islington, although he supports Spurs, not Arsenal.” 

Richard Whitehead MBE
Attended Spurs v QPR in November 2012 and featured in Spurs programme   

Featured on Sky’s “Soccer AM” when he spoke of his support for Spurs.   

Leah Wilkinson
Article on the THFC website   

Frank Williams
Formula One Team Boss

Russ Williams
Regularly makes reference to Spurs in his broadcasts and a reader of MEHSTG.

Billy Wingrove
Football freestyler

Warren Wisneski
Cricketer – New Zealand 1-day International and Canterbury, New Zealand 

Nicky Wire
Follows the club, despite turning down a trial as a youngster; appearances on Sky’s Soccer AM

Jah Wobble
“Wobble’s beloved Tottenham Hotspur is another recurring theme.  If he managed a Premiership team, he argues, he would “car bomb” overpaid prima donna players and force the rest into barracks on starvation wages.  ‘They would live more like warrior poets’, he says.  ‘And they’d have to study Plato.'”  (The Times – The Knowledge magazine March 24-30 2007).
His regular appearances on BBC London radio shows always contain a significant amount of time airing his opinions on all things THFC.
Seen at the FA Cup semi-final at Old Trafford v Newcastle United in 1999.

Terry Wogan
Radio DJ/ TV Presenter

Art Wood
60’s R’n’B musici
an – The Artwoods

Tony Wood
TV Producer “Coronation Street”

Stephen Wooley
Film Director – “Stoned”

Anthony Worrell-Thompson
Chef – “Ready Steady Cook” BBC TV

Julian Worricker
Radio Five Live presenter

Dwight Yorke
Former footballer – Aston Villa, Manchester United and Blackburn Rovers 

Luke Young
Seen at the League Cup Final 2008 at Wembley

Paul Young
Appeared in the Spurs programme many times during the 1980s.

Rene Zagger
Actor – PC Nick Klein in “The Bill”