Heurelho Gomes – Sensational at times, simply awful at others. His first seven games for the club were among the worst on record, but at times he produced world class saves. Defined the phrase ‘Dodgy Keeper.’
Ben Thatcher – Expensive at £5 million and a nasty piece of work to boot. Thatcher couldn’t defend so he just kicked people (or elbowed in the case of Pedro Mendes). Nobody was sad to see him move to Leicester.
Gilberto – Signing a Brazilian international isn’t a bad gamble to take, but Gilberto was dreadful. Subbed at half time almost every time he played, he was a poor version of his namesake who ripped up trees down the road in North London.
Wayne Routledge – A promising youngster signed for £2 million from Crystal Palace. However, Routledge turned out to be the original Theo Walcott, a pacy headless chicken with no composure. The only difference is that Routledge never got picked for England for it.
Kazuyuki Toda – A year’s loan in 2003, where he made only four appearances. His signing had Far East shirt sales written all over it. Did sport a lovely red barnet though.
Andy Booth – Spurs’s frontline featured first Gary Lineker, then Teddy Sheringham and finally errmm, Andy Booth. Signed on loan from Wednesday for absolutely no reason, Booth also did absolutely nothing. Waste of space.
Helder Postiga – Another poorly thought out transfer, high fee for an unknown foreign name. £6.25 million is what Postiga cost Spurs in 2003, but he only scored one league goal. Still had the sheer cheek to score against England in Euro 2004, before also converting a chipped penalty as well in the shootout as well.