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  • by Phil Delves December 14, 2023 3 min read

    There isn’t a cleaner shirt in football than the Tottenham Hotspur home shirt. For many, the fact that Spurs will usually rock with a plain white shirt is a negative thing, but for football shirt purists there is a pleasing consistency to the lillywhite kit. You can also count on Tottenham to provide a classy away shirt, with their typical colours of blues, yellows and purples complementing the white homes well.

    Most popular Spurs football shirts

    A classic Spurs design with a classic Spurs player is a great thing but the question is, if you’re going to get a nameset for a Tottenham player on the back of your shirt, which one should you get? Here’s how other fans and collectors have chosen.

    1. Jürgen Klinsmann

    In what is a theme for each of our top 3 most popular Spurs namesets we begin with a cultured striker. Top of the pile is Jürgen Klinsmann with 10 sales. The German was only in London for a relatively short period of time, but he left a lasting impact. Indeed the shirts he wore during his Spurs days are memorable, not least because of Klinsmann’s solid goal return and the celebrations he made in said shirts.

    The 1994 away is one such kit. With a brooding two-tone purple design this is as good as it gets from 90s kings Umbro. Klinsmann’s name and number in that wonderfully chunky style is the cherry on top.

    Browse our collection of Jurgen Klinsmann football shirts here.

    2.  David Ginola

    Speaking of cultured strikers, no one fits the bill better than David Ginola. With flowing locks and a killer smile, Ginola charmed his way into the hearts of the watching footballing world (and the non-footballing world, for what it’s worth). Though not quite top of our list of the most popular Spurs namesets, he sits just 2 sales behind at 8.

    One of Ginola’s more underrated garbs was the 1997 Tottenham Hotspur home shirt. The kit, made by the retro brand PONY, was quintessentially Spurs with a little bit of flair in the collar and cuffs and some tasteful details throughout. With designs like these it’s a shame we don’t see more on PONY in the modern game.

    Browse our collection of David Ginola football shirts here.

    3.  Teddy Sheringham

    Rounding off our list with 7 sales is Edward Paul Sheringham; Teddy Sheringham to you and me. In two spells at White Hart Lane Sheringham became a key player for the North London side, playing alongside the likes of Klinsmann and Ginola in both leading and supporting roles at different times.

    Though he wore several great Tottenham kits throughout the years, Sheringham’s first was arguably his best. As he stepped into the legendary #10 shirt, vacated by the great Gary Lineker, the comparisons were only made greater by the fact that Spurs kept the same shirt for Lineker’s last year and Sheringham’s first. It looked great both seasons, with the stunning Umbro numbers dazzling thanks to the double diamond details and chunky aesthetic.

     Browse our collection of Teddy Sheringham football shirts here

    Football shirt index (December 2023)

     

    Legend

    Number of orders

    Core Club

    David Beckham

    181

    Manchester United

    Eric Cantona

    156

    Manchester United

    Thierry Henry

    134

    Arsenal

    Ronaldo (United)

    59

    Manchester United

    R9 (total)

    45

    Inter Milan

    Dennis Berkgamp

    42

    Arsenal

    Ian Wright

    40

    Arsenal

    Robbie Fowler

    38

    Liverpool

    Zinedine Zidane

    38

    Real Madrid

    Gianfranco Zola

    28

    Chelsea

     

     

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    Phil Delves
    Phil Delves

    As Head of Content, Phil is the creative playmaker of the team, covering every angle of football shirt news in our blogs and weekly Newsletter. Whether it's telling your fakes from your authentics, or deep dives into the newest football shirts designs, Phil will have all your football shirt content needs covered.