nicknames

 

here are some of the nicknames that spurs players have gone by down the years

 

Player Nickname
Paul Allen Ollie
Milija Aleksic Elastic
Darren Anderton Shaggy; Sicknote
Steve Archibald Archie
Chris Armstrong Armo
Dean Austin Deano
Dimitar Berbatov Berba
Alex Brown Sandy
Qu Bo Kevin
Goran Bunjevcevic Bunjy
Lee Butcher Butch
Stephen Carr Barney
Martin Chivers Big Chiv
Harry Clarke Nobby
Ray/Stephen Clemence Clem
Richard Cooke Cookie
Vedran Corluka Charlie
Jabez Darnell Dorando
Simon Davies Digger
Gary Doherty The Doc; The Ginger Pele
Len Duquemin The Duke
Gordon Durie Jukebox
Matthew Etherington Mushy
Mark Falco Bilko
Les Ferdinand Sir Les
Tony Galvin Russian
Paul Gascoigne Gazza
Alan Gilzean Gilly
Phil Gray Tippy (initials PG)
Jimmy Greaves Greavsie
Charlie Handley Tich
Tommy Harmer The Charmer
Ian Hillier Boyo
Glenn Hoddle Hod
Steve Hodge Eddie (Munster)
Tom Huddlestone Hud
George Hunt Chesterfield Tough
Johnnie Jackson Jacko
Jermaine Jenas JJ
John Joyce Tiny
Robbie Keane Keano
Stephen Kelly Steo
Paul Konchesky Konch
John Lacy Blakey
Terry Lee Tiger
Aaron Lennon Lenny, Azza; Roadrunner
Oyvind Leonhardsen Leo
Gary Lineker Links
Arthur Lowdell Darkie
Gary Mabbutt Mabbs
Mbulelo Mabizela Mabs; OldJohn; OJ
Paul Miller Maxie
Bobby Mimms Booby
Paul Moran Sparrow
Alan Mullery Mullers; Tank
Terry Naylor Nutty; Meathook
Maurice Norman Swede
Eugene O'Callaghan Taffy
Chris Perry The Rash
Helder Postiga Postie
Gustavo Poyet The Radio
Alf Ramsey The General
Sergei Rebrov The Scud
Dean Richards Deano
Graham Roberts Robbo
Paul Robinson Robbo; ENO (England's Number One)
Danny Rose Broadway
Ronnie Rosenthal The Rocket
Teddy Sheringham Sheri
Edson Silva Sousa Eddie
Isaac Spelman Taffy
Les Stevens Sticker
Mauricio Taricco Tano; Treacle
Erik Thorstvedt Erik The Viking
Eric Tomkins Wassie
Alex Tait Sandy
Walter Tull Darkie
Ian Walker Ian The Saxon
William Walters Sonny
John White The Ghost
Fred Walden Fanny
Ralph Ward Butcher
Kevin Watson Chipper

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