Post 69 Spurs 6 Rochdale 1 There was something in the air that night The stars were bright, Fernando One of the most heartening things about the culture that Poch has created is the genuine enjoyment that our players get from each other’s successes. Everyone knows Llorente has been struggling for form, touch and […]Read more "Puedes escuchar Fernando?"
Post 64 Spurs 2 Newport County 0 A ‘Son et Lumiere’ show is a form of nighttime entertainment that is usually presented in an outdoor venue of historic significance. And so it was yesterday, as Heung-Min Son and Erik Lamela provided the entertainment on a cold night at Wembley. While Spurs overall made light work […]Read more "Son et Lumiere"
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 31 Spurs 0 Swansea 0 (Premier League) Spurs 1 Barnsley 0 (Carabao Cup) Much has been made of the ‘Wembley Hoodoo’. Let’s see how long that narrative lasts. But in the meantime we’ll just have to put up with wind-up pundits, bandwagon journos and, sadly, some Spurs fans. Yes, it’s not White Hart […]Read more "Slow Starts and Hard Work"
Post 14 2nd June 2017 This is the first in a series of what I’ll call ‘Summer Reflections’. Spurs scored 117 goals last season; 86 in the PL, 17 in the FA Cup, 6 in the LC and 8 in Europe. Three players scored over two thirds of our goals. But we scored so many […]Read more "Reasons to be Cheerful #1"