Post 71 Spurs 1 Juventus 2 “We don’t think too much about the past. Of course, that is a very good stat but for me football is tomorrow – it’s not yesterday.” Pochettino. I’m starting this Blog with the same quote that Pochettino gave after we beat Huddersfield last weekend (Post 70). The past […]Read more "Ball and Chain"
Post 66 Juventus 2 Spurs 2 If this is a rollercoaster, I love it. Yes, Spurs still have their dips. But the momentum built up over the past 3 years is definitely a case of “9 steps forward, 1 step back”. We have a young manager still evolving. His aides and coaches still learning. A […]Read more "Climb Every Mountain"
Post 47 Arsenal 2 Spurs 0 Dortmund 1 Spurs 2 (CL) Spurs 1 West Brom 1 I need to be more honest in this blog. Less analytical and serene, more emotionally honest. The past two weeks have been tough away from football. And when I needed Spurs to provide me with some happy escapism, they […]Read more "The Bad, the Good and the Ugly"
Post 43 Spurs 3 Real Madrid 1 (Alli 2, Eriksen) (Ronaldo) Attendance: 83,782 In a few years’ time, 150,000 Spurs fans will undoubtedly all claim to have been amongst those at Wembley “the night we beat Real Madrid”! Of course, only about half that number were actually there to see it. Sadly, I wasn’t […]Read more "The Power of Three"
Post 35 Real Madrid 1 Spurs 1 Last night was a European ‘Glory Night’. Not quite on a par with the 1960s-80s, but the nearest thing at least since Milan in 2011. Our makeshift team did us proud. Our fans sang their hearts out. The cockerel crowed. Loud. And you know the thing? It didn’t […]Read more "The Real Deal"
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"