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 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 52 Burnley 0 Spurs 3 Spurs gained a measure of revenge for the 1-1 draw that Burnley eked out at Wembley earlier this Season (Post 28). We went up to Turf Moor on a cold night and came back with 3 points, putting Kane level with Shearer on 36 PL goals for a calendar […]Read more "Chasing Records"
Post 50 Spurs 2 Brighton 0 Snub is another word, like ‘insist’ (see Post 48), that has crept into the football media’s lexicon. People are no longer able to just say ‘no’ to somebody or something. According to football journalists, they have to ‘snub’ them. The dictionary defines snub as meaning ‘to spurn disdainfully’. So […]Read more "The Sub Snubbed"
Post 43 Spurs 3 Real Madrid 1 (Alli 2, Eriksen) (Ronaldo) Attendance: 83,782 In a few years’ time, 150,000 Spurs fans will undoubtedly all claim to have been amongst those at Wembley “the night we beat Real Madrid”! Of course, only about half that number were actually there to see it. Sadly, I wasn’t […]Read more "The Power of Three"
Post 38 Spurs 4 Liverpool 1 (Kane 2, Son, Dele), (Salah) Hoodoo? Spurs did for Liverpool yesterday with a comprehensive win despite only having 36% possession. Liverpool are meant to be Spurs’ bogey team. Wembley is meant to be a hoodoo ground for us. Both narratives were chewed and spat out by our players and […]Read more "Hoodoo? We do (words)"