Post 26 18th August 2017 What does our club stand for? At this crucial time for Spurs, it is important that the club stands for something more than financial prudence. On the pitch, Spurs have long been known for playing a certain type of football – entertaining, with a flourish – even if at times […]Read more "Standing for Something"
Post 22 26th June 2017 Two months ago I wrote this: I realised that Sky really does offer the true football fan something much superior. (Post 2, ‘Reach for the Sky’, 22nd April 2017). I was writing about Sky’s coverage compared to the BBC, but I would say that Sky is substantially superior to […]Read more "Mexican Standoff"
Post 20 21st June 2017 I’m leading up to a Post that’s my main reason for looking into Spurs’ Finances. About the affordability of our players. Paying them. Retaining them. Signing new ones. Taking an informed look into our future, rather than simply echoing what the media and most fans believe. The Post will be […]Read more "The Story So Far"
Post 19 20th June 2017 I am not your typical Talksport radio listener. I’m certainly not part of their target demographic (I usually mute the radio when the monotonous / inane ads are broadcast every 15 minutes). And I only listen when I’m driving in the car. It’s my guilty pleasure that I choose Talksport (most […]Read more "TALKSH*TE"
Post 15 5th June 2017 This is the second in a series of what I’m calling ‘Summer Reflections’. Today I’m going to provide an overview of our Defence stats. Spurs conceded a total of 44 goals last season in 53 matches (at an average rate of 0.83 goals let in a game). Of these, 18 […]Read more "Reasons to be cheerful #2"
Post 14 2nd June 2017 This is the first in a series of what I’ll call ‘Summer Reflections’. Spurs scored 117 goals last season; 86 in the PL, 17 in the FA Cup, 6 in the LC and 8 in Europe. Three players scored over two thirds of our goals. But we scored so many […]Read more "Reasons to be Cheerful #1"
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, […]Read more "The Emirates"