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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Gaining Ground

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 […]

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Returning Home

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 […]

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MVC

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 […]

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Swan Lake

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 […]

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Enough Said

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 […]

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The Greatest

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. […]

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