Post 77 Contributed by my son Ed. Stick with me through this, it’s long and it takes some turns. The pundits are playing the fans like a fucking fiddle, and you’re all dancing to their tune. They’ve made everyone, rival fans alongside our own fans, believe that we should be winning things […]Read more "GET OVER IT"
Post 73 Chelsea 1 v Spurs 3 I watched Spurs win at the Bridge on a big projector screen at my brother-in-law’s with his Chelsea supporting children. I prefer to be at my home for Spurs’ games on TV but it was Easter Sunday so we made an exception. And what a good decision that […]Read more "Momentum"
Post 27 Spurs 1 Chelsea 2 Here is what I wrote last April after we lost the FA Cup Semi-Final (Post 2): “Chelsea won. Fair and square. But I took three things away from the 90 minutes. Firstly, these really are the two best teams in the PL … Yet what struck me more than […]Read more "Taking Stock #1"
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 […]Read more "The Truth about Transfers"
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 […]Read more "Reasons to be Cheerful #3"
It’s much harder to write up the bitter taste of defeatRead more "Reach for the Sky"
Whatever happens these next six weeks, there really is light at the end of the tunnelRead more "Spurs set up for storybook finish"