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February 05, 2022 2 min read

We have talked on this blog before about how much we love beer football shirt sponsors, and one of our undoubted favourites is Holsten, who were a staple on Spurs shirts through the 1990s. 

We caught up with Chris Miller from Windy COYS to talk Holsten Spurs kits with Sheringham on the back and Harry Kane scoring in the North London derby.

 

What was your first football shirt?

I’m fairly sure it was a 1993 Umbro / Holsten shirt with Sheringham 10 on the back, which would have been some expense for my parents – sorry dad!

What is your favourite football shirt?

My favourite Spurs shirt looks-wise is – like a lot of fans – the 1987 Hummel shirt. But the one that brings back the most memories is the 1995 Pony shirt.
We had a terrible team on the whole but Sheringham and Anderton were fantastic – two of my very favourite players – and I associate the time with Britpop as I was 11/12 and just getting into music. Life just felt so simple back then, *sigh*. 

 

What is your favourite goal?

I’ve had a few favourites over the years but, genuinely – and this isn’t just because it’s recent – Kane’s header against Arsenal at White Hart Lane from last season. It meant so much and the connection with the fans in that moment and just after was something very, very special that will be incredibly difficult to reproduce.

 

Thanks to Chris to speaking with us!

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We have loads of Spurs shirts form the 90s and 00s just like some of Chris' favourites. Browse them all here.