The Emirates

Post 13 30th May 2017 Yesterday I wrote: “The narrative is that Manchester United, and maybe even Arsenal, ultimately had better seasons than Spurs, City and Liverpool.” Today, Spooky on his excellent ‘Dear Mr Levy’ Blog wrote: “It’s proof that football fans in general spout absolute bollocks to fit the narrative of that particular day, […]

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Live in the moment

Post 12 Hull 1 Spurs 7 28th May 2017 Sometimes a week can seem a very long time. I travelled to France straight after the Hull game and have spent the past week with a dodgy internet signal. But following the atrocity in Manchester on Monday night, blogging about football was the last thing on my mind. Spurs […]

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Payback

Post 11 Leicester 1 Spurs 6 19th May 2017 Brutal. Revenge is a dish best enjoyed cold. Last night Spurs munched and spat out the team that cost them the title last season, and caused 2 dropped points at home earlier this season. Leicester were like sushi. Mostly they slipped down easily. Occasionally there was a […]

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Somewhere over the rainbow

Post 10 Spurs 2 Manchester United 1 15th May 2017 Yesterday was glorious. I seem to have written that before! Two weeks ago, Spurs swatted Arsenal aside in the North London Derby. And yesterday, in the last ever match at the old Lane, Spurs defeated their most glamorous domestic rival of all; Manchester United. For […]

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A glory, glory night

Post 9 The date was 17th May 1972. A Wednesday night. A glory, glory night. I was 15 ½ years old and at a posh English boarding school on the other side of London to N17. But that inconvenience wasn’t going to stop me from going to White Hart Lane. At that time I was […]

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And so it came to pass

Post: 8 West Ham 1 Spurs 0 8th May 2017 Somehow I knew. ‘Gut’ is an amazing thing. You know something in your gut. Gut feel. That instinct that man has been refining since prehistoric times. Sometimes it’s just adrenaline. Pre-fight nerves. Tension. Danger. But occasionally you just know. There’s a bullet with your name […]

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Under the Radar

Post 7 4th May 2017 A few people have contacted me kindly suggesting how I could expand the readership of this blog and invite comments on it. The short answer is that for now I’m doing the writer’s equivalent of ‘lurking’. I’m happy for ‘The end Of The Tunnel’ to be stumbled upon by readers […]

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