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 […]Read more "Contract Time"
Post 58 Spurs 4 Everton 0 Saturday saw us complete the home & away double over Everton, with a 7-0 aggregate score this Season. Kane scored his second ‘pair’ against them, having netted twice in the match at Goodison (Post 29). Son opened our scoring on Saturday and Eriksen completed a brilliant team move for […]Read more "Gaining Ground"
Post 57 I began supporting Spurs in 1961. We’d just done the Double. It’s the players who I remember from my first decade as a young Spurs fan – Greaves above all, but Mackay, Jennings, England, Gilzean, Jones and the rest – whose names still roll off my tongue as if it were yesterday. But […]Read more "Returning Home"
Post 56 Spurs 3 AFC Wimbledon 0 The world’s 3rd Most Valuable Player notched 2 more goals as Spurs dispatched a spirited Wimbledon in the 3rd Round of the FA Cup. We have now been drawn to play away at Newport County in the 4th Round. It’s a shame for Newport’s club (financially) and their […]Read more "MVC"
Post 55 Swansea 0 Spurs 2 Spurs 1 West Ham 1 Spurs are now P4, W1, D1, L2 against West Ham since this Blog began. We lost 0-1 away in the league last season (Post 8), won 3-2 away in the league this season (Post 32) and lost 2-3 at Wembley in the Carabao Cup […]Read more "Swan Lake"
Post 54 Spurs 5 Southampton 2 This was a match in which Harry Kane was the story but not the whole difference. The team stepped up alongside him and I personally made Jan Vertonghen Man of the Match. Jan’s covering performance was immense on a day when our defensive unit had some wobbles (yes, a […]Read more "Enough Said"
Post 53 Football is my passion. But even my favourite footballers don’t come close. Not even Greaves or Mackay, Ginola or Gascoigne, Bale or Kane. Well, maybe Kane … My single favourite sportsman of all time rose above his sport. Transcended all sport. His greatness was as a human rather than just as a sportsman. […]Read more "The Greatest"