Post 49 Spurs 5 Stoke City 1 (Shawcross OG, Son, Kane 2, Eriksen) Son Heung-min signed for Spurs 2 ½ years ago. For most of that time he’s been seen primarily as a bench option; a high quality squad player who doesn’t quite fit into our first team when everybody’s fit. Whatever version of 3-4-2-1 […]Read more "Take a bow, my Son"
Post 48 Leicester 2 Spurs 1 (28/11) Watford 1 Spurs 1 (02/12) Spurs 3 Apoel 0 (CL) (06/12) In his press conference before today’s Stoke game, Pochettino is reported to have insisted that Spurs must learn their lessons from last Summer’s transfer window. “insists” is a cheap journalistic trick that has emerged over the last […]Read more "I insist"
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 45 Spurs 1 Crystal Palace 0 No 5th November Fireworks! Instead, Spurs had to dig deep in several senses of the word to take 3 points off Palace. Our resilient defence and a wonderful strike from Son proved just enough. The depth of our squad was tested. We had to give a Spurs debut […]Read more "Depth and Perseverance"
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 42 Man United 1 Spurs 0 We are not a one-man team. Far from it. But without that one man, our ‘main man’, we are diminished. This isn’t to rubbish Janssen last season, or Llorente in the final half-hour on Saturday, or Son as a false-9 option. It’s to state inevitable fact. With Kane […]Read more "The Harry Kane Team needs Harry Kane"
Post 41 Spurs 2 West Ham 3 (Carabao Cup) Spurs are now P3, W1, D0, L2 against West Ham since this Blog began. We lost 0-1 away in the league last season (May, Post 8), won 3-2 away in the league this season (September, Post 32) and lost 2-3 at Wembley in the league cup […]Read more "Workplace Nightmare"