Host Ricky Sacks was joined by John Wenham from Lilywhite Rose and former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Andy Reid on this Last Word On Spurs.
Skilful midfielder Andy Reid played for Spurs between the years 2005 to 2006. After protracted negotiations, lasting for the bulk of his last season at the club, Reid completed his move from Forest to Tottenham on the last day of the January 2005 transfer window. He was joined by Michael Dawson for a combined fee of £8 million.
Andy made his debut in a 3–1 win over Portsmouth on 5 February 2005, with Martin Jol saying “Andy Reid also did well on his debut, and you worry a bit how new players will cope with the Premiership”.
The Dublin born former player who won 29 caps for the Republic of Ireland over a ten year period, was a player who had a wand of a left foot and who was good at making key passes in games. After starting his career off at Cherry Orchard, Reid joined Nottingham Forest in 1998 where he spent seven years at before joining our beloved Spurs in the January of 2005.
Reid made 26 league appearances for the Lilywhites before moving onto Charlton Athletic in the summer of 2006. He would also go onto play for the likes of Sunderland and Blackpool before returning to Nottingham Forest in 2011 who he finished off his career with. Now retired from playing, Reid coaches Nottingham Forest’s under 23 side as well as being the head coach of the Republic of Ireland’s under 18 side.
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