Digging out a result

Post 68 Crystal Palace 0 Spurs 1 “I’d take another 1-0, but would prefer something more comfortable and enjoyable.” Post 67 Neither comfortable nor enjoyable. Yet another gritty, lacklustre and unlucky performance against Palace. But in the end 1-0 and 3 points. That’s all that matters. Two Seasons ago, Spurs draw this game. Our ability […]

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Returning Home

Post 57 I began supporting Spurs in 1961. We’d just done the Double. It’s the players who I remember from my first decade as a young Spurs fan – Greaves above all, but Mackay, Jennings, England, Gilzean, Jones and the rest – whose names still roll off my tongue as if it were yesterday. But […]

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Match Day Income

Post 17 16th June 2017 Match Day Income “The Biggest Clubs are ultimately those with the busiest turnstiles.” I ended yesterday’s Post (“Reasons to be Cheerful #3”) with a carefully chosen word; ‘busiest’. Not Biggest Stadiums. Busiest. To understand Daniel Levy’s plan for world domination, you have to try and think like him. Or at […]

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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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