Walk on By

Post 23 14th July 2017   Farewell Kyle. Many players leave and you instantly forget them. A few leave and, from then on, you’ll always dislike (‘hate’) them, for one reason or another. Sol Campbell for example. Then there are those special few who depart with your good wishes and fond memories. The likes of Pat […]

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In the Lion’s Den #2

Post 21 22nd June 2017   “Daniel is the first person who is creating a massive club for us and the fans because he is thinking, in the next few years, to take the club to the final level. With our signings and our work, we are creating a team that can, when we get […]

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Reasons to be Cheerful #1

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 […]

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The Emirates

Post 13 30th May 2017 Yesterday I wrote: “The narrative is that Manchester United, and maybe even Arsenal, ultimately had better seasons than Spurs, City and Liverpool.” Today, Spooky on his excellent ‘Dear Mr Levy’ Blog wrote: “It’s proof that football fans in general spout absolute bollocks to fit the narrative of that particular day, […]

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Price Tag

“It’s not about the money money money We don’t need your money money money We just wanna make the world dance Forget about the price tag.” Jessie J, Spurs fan and singer-songwriter, 2011   Post 6 3rd May 2017   We are entering that period of the year when money’s talked about more than trophies. The […]

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Duel of the Fates

 Post 5 Spurs 2 Arsenal 0 1st May 2017 Yesterday was glorious. And, for me, yesterday was like meeting an ex-girlfriend and realizing she’s no longer important to you. For a while, after the two of you broke up, you worry about bumping into her. How do you look? Does she have a new bloke? […]

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Tactics v Strategy

“Regard your soldiers as you children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own sons, and they will stand by you even unto death”. Post 4 28th April Speaking of Sir Alex Ferguson (as I was at the end of my last post), it’s generally accepted that his […]

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