Post 60 18th January 2018 I started this Blog nine months ago. Spurs had just crushed Bournemouth 4-0 in the Spring sunshine. Since then I’ve sometimes asked myself why. I’m a private person. I’m not that interested in whether people find it, or read it, or not. I’m no good at technology or graphics. I […]Read more "The Story so Far #3"
Post 59 It’s Contract Time ! Rumblings out of THFC suggest that a raft of new contracts are in the offing, including Toby’s long-stalled renewal, plus extensions and raises for Kane, Dele, Eriksen and Son, with others possible too. Toby’s a special case with his existing complex contract (involving an extension option that triggers a release […]Read more "Contract Time"
Post 58 Spurs 4 Everton 0 Saturday saw us complete the home & away double over Everton, with a 7-0 aggregate score this Season. Kane scored his second ‘pair’ against them, having netted twice in the match at Goodison (Post 29). Son opened our scoring on Saturday and Eriksen completed a brilliant team move for […]Read more "Gaining Ground"
Post 57 I began supporting Spurs in 1961. We’d just done the Double. It’s the players who I remember from my first decade as a young Spurs fan – Greaves above all, but Mackay, Jennings, England, Gilzean, Jones and the rest – whose names still roll off my tongue as if it were yesterday. But […]Read more "Returning Home"
Post 56 Spurs 3 AFC Wimbledon 0 The world’s 3rd Most Valuable Player notched 2 more goals as Spurs dispatched a spirited Wimbledon in the 3rd Round of the FA Cup. We have now been drawn to play away at Newport County in the 4th Round. It’s a shame for Newport’s club (financially) and their […]Read more "MVC"
Post 55 Swansea 0 Spurs 2 Spurs 1 West Ham 1 Spurs are now P4, W1, D1, L2 against West Ham since this Blog began. We lost 0-1 away in the league last season (Post 8), won 3-2 away in the league this season (Post 32) and lost 2-3 at Wembley in the Carabao Cup […]Read more "Swan Lake"
Post 54 Spurs 5 Southampton 2 This was a match in which Harry Kane was the story but not the whole difference. The team stepped up alongside him and I personally made Jan Vertonghen Man of the Match. Jan’s covering performance was immense on a day when our defensive unit had some wobbles (yes, a […]Read more "Enough Said"