A rose in the sun

Post 36 I love the photo of Lloris hugging Rose. In fact the whole photo … of Kane acknowledging our fans, Jan and Winksy arms around each other, Hugo giving Danny a french kiss. The whole image speaks of togetherness and it set me thinking. A long time ago (1980s) I used to travel to […]

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The Real Deal

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 […]

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Onward Christian Soldiers

Post 34 Spurs 1 Bournemouth 0 (PL), Eriksen Never mind the quality, feel the win. Without being anywhere near our incisive best, Spurs dominated Bournemouth, registering a first PL win at Wembley and consolidating 3rd place in the table. As if to make his teammates’ point for them, Kane failed to score, leaving Eriksen upfront, […]

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SMASH & GRAB

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 […]

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Slow Starts and Hard Work

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 […]

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The Beast is slain

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 […]

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