Post 32 West Ham 2 Spurs 3 (PL) Apoel Nicosia 0 Spurs 3 (CL) I am writing this brief post on my phone in Hong Kong. A combination of work and other issues prevented me from updating this blog straight after the West Ham and Apoel matches. Both matches were won. Both mostly thanks to […]Read more "SMASH & GRAB"
Post 31 Spurs 0 Swansea 0 (Premier League) Spurs 1 Barnsley 0 (Carabao Cup) Much has been made of the ‘Wembley Hoodoo’. Let’s see how long that narrative lasts. But in the meantime we’ll just have to put up with wind-up pundits, bandwagon journos and, sadly, some Spurs fans. Yes, it’s not White Hart […]Read more "Slow Starts and Hard Work"
Post 30 14th September 2017 Spurs 3 Borussia Dortmund 1 ‘Guest Article’ by my younger son (Will): We did it. Under the lights at Wembley and in front of 67,343 fans (coincidentally almost exactly the capacity of the new stadium featuring safe-standing), we dismantled one of Europe’s top heavyweights (and a supposed shoe-in to […]Read more "The Beast is slain"
Post 29 Everton 0 Spurs 3 I’ve been super-busy so I’m just slipping this post in here before tonight’s match against Dortmund. Hopefully my two sons, who are going to Wembley without me, will post a ‘guest article’ here in the coming days. The Everton match saw us start to kick into 3rd gear after […]Read more "Slay the Beast"
Post 28 Spurs 1 Burnley 1 Spurs ended the Summer transfer window as one of 5 PL Clubs to make a ‘profit’, in the simplistic way that such figures are analysed. In round numbers, we spent £82m and received £92m, a net income of £10m. We purchased 5 players: Serge Aurier, Davinson Sanchez and Juan […]Read more "Taking Stock #2"