Post 75 Spurs 1 Man City 3 The last PL match Spurs lost was away at The Etihad in December. We were “out-thought, out-fought and outplayed” that day (Post 51) and I wrote that Guardiola has raised the bar. Yes, he has. But this time I want to call a spade a spade. I love […]Read more "Out-fought, out-thought, outplayed … again"
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)"
Post 36 I love the photo of Lloris hugging Rose. In fact the whole photo … of Kane acknowledging our fans, Jan and Winksy arms around each other, Hugo giving Danny a french kiss. The whole image speaks of togetherness and it set me thinking. A long time ago (1980s) I used to travel to […]Read more "A rose in the sun"
Post 35 Real Madrid 1 Spurs 1 Last night was a European ‘Glory Night’. Not quite on a par with the 1960s-80s, but the nearest thing at least since Milan in 2011. Our makeshift team did us proud. Our fans sang their hearts out. The cockerel crowed. Loud. And you know the thing? It didn’t […]Read more "The Real Deal"
Post 34 Spurs 1 Bournemouth 0 (PL), Eriksen Never mind the quality, feel the win. Without being anywhere near our incisive best, Spurs dominated Bournemouth, registering a first PL win at Wembley and consolidating 3rd place in the table. As if to make his teammates’ point for them, Kane failed to score, leaving Eriksen upfront, […]Read more "Onward Christian Soldiers"
Post 15 5th June 2017 This is the second in a series of what I’m calling ‘Summer Reflections’. Today I’m going to provide an overview of our Defence stats. Spurs conceded a total of 44 goals last season in 53 matches (at an average rate of 0.83 goals let in a game). Of these, 18 […]Read more "Reasons to be cheerful #2"