The Story so Far #3

Post 60 18th January 2018 I started this Blog nine months ago. Spurs had just crushed Bournemouth 4-0 in the Spring sunshine. Since then I’ve sometimes asked myself why. I’m a private person. I’m not that interested in whether people find it, or read it, or not. I’m no good at technology or graphics. I […]

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Contract Time

Post 59 It’s Contract Time ! Rumblings out of THFC suggest that a raft of new contracts are in the offing, including Toby’s long-stalled renewal, plus extensions and raises for Kane, Dele, Eriksen and Son, with others possible too. Toby’s a special case with his existing complex contract (involving an extension option that triggers a release […]

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Taking Stock #2

Post 28 Spurs 1 Burnley 1 Spurs ended the Summer transfer window as one of 5 PL Clubs to make a ‘profit’, in the simplistic way that such figures are analysed. In round numbers, we spent £82m and received £92m, a net income of £10m. We purchased 5 players: Serge Aurier, Davinson Sanchez and Juan […]

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The Truth about Transfers

Post 24 20th July 2017   The Truth about Transfers 1. The first ‘truth’ about football transfers is that 90% of what you read isn’t true! Mostly it is fabricated gossip for no purpose other than to sell newspapers or, in the current era, to generate clicks. But some of it is planted or leaked […]

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Walk on By

Post 23 14th July 2017   Farewell Kyle. Many players leave and you instantly forget them. A few leave and, from then on, you’ll always dislike (‘hate’) them, for one reason or another. Sol Campbell for example. Then there are those special few who depart with your good wishes and fond memories. The likes of Pat […]

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