Money Talks

Post 46 The international break came at a very fortunate time. Not just for Spurs, who had several injured players able to rest up for a week, but for me too. A busy schedule at work has prevented me from thinking about football much, let alone blogging about it. I missed England’s 0-0 stalemate with […]

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Reasons to be Cheerful #3

Post 16 15th June 2017 Okay, so here’s the deal. The ‘narrative’ is that Spurs new stadium will affect our ability to sign and keep top players (for many years). It’s the easy assumption. I mean, it happened at Arsenal didn’t it? Most sports journalists and pundits aren’t very good at finance. They love a […]

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The Emirates

Post 13 30th May 2017 Yesterday I wrote: “The narrative is that Manchester United, and maybe even Arsenal, ultimately had better seasons than Spurs, City and Liverpool.” Today, Spooky on his excellent ‘Dear Mr Levy’ Blog wrote: “It’s proof that football fans in general spout absolute bollocks to fit the narrative of that particular day, […]

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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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Duel of the Fates

 Post 5 Spurs 2 Arsenal 0 1st May 2017 Yesterday was glorious. And, for me, yesterday was like meeting an ex-girlfriend and realizing she’s no longer important to you. For a while, after the two of you broke up, you worry about bumping into her. How do you look? Does she have a new bloke? […]

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