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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Slay the Beast

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 […]

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Standing for Something

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 […]

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Price Tag

“It’s not about the money money money We don’t need your money money money We just wanna make the world dance Forget about the price tag.” Jessie J, Spurs fan and singer-songwriter, 2011   Post 6 3rd May 2017   We are entering that period of the year when money’s talked about more than trophies. The […]

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Tactics v Strategy

“Regard your soldiers as you children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own sons, and they will stand by you even unto death”. Post 4 28th April Speaking of Sir Alex Ferguson (as I was at the end of my last post), it’s generally accepted that his […]

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