Tottenham Chairman Alan Sugar tapped Terry Venables phones claimed Neil Ruddock
Former Tottenham Hotspur star and a Liverpool player at the time, Neil Ruddock had claimed that Spurs Supremo Alan Sugar secretly bugged a highly confidential telephone call with sacked boss Terry Venables and another one of his players. Ruddock was one of the most vociferous supporters of Venables was shocked when Sugar used a tape recording of their conversation where the former manager and Ruddock were discussing the player’s new contract.
Neil Ruddock said “Terry was staggered when he heard about it. He had no knowledge at all that his call to his chairman was recorded They made me out to be the villain of the piece with a pack of lies, a day after making me sign a letter promising I would say nothing about the club or the transfer. It turned the Spurs fans against me – and I want to know exactly what happened and I left.”
Ruddock also believed that Spurs could have won the title if Venables had stayed at the club that season.
Donate to Premier League Museum
/ 2 hours ago
#PremierLeagueStories – #PepGuardiola wants #BenjaminMendy to focus on his defending despite left back scoring his first goal for City #MCFC
Benjamin Mendy has the same challenge as John Stones at Manchester City to impress...
/ 2 hours ago
#PremierLeagueStories – #RalphHasenhuttl aims to get back to winning ways after loss to United #Saints
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl immediately set his sights on another unbeaten run with Saints...
/ 4 hours ago
#PremierLeagueStories – Blades Boss #ChrisWilder admits grave concerns about his side’s dismal start to the season #SHUFC
Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder is under no illusions about what is needed now...
/ 15 hours ago
#PremierLeagueStories – #JanBednarek vows to fight back after Saints’ heartbreaking loss to Manchester United #SAFC
Defender Jan Bednarek vowed Saints would graft after their unbeaten run came to an...
/ 1 day ago
Mason Holgate has admitted there is a lot Everton should have done differently during...