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 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 30 14th September 2017 Spurs 3 Borussia Dortmund 1 ‘Guest Article’ by my younger son (Will): We did it. Under the lights at Wembley and in front of 67,343 fans (coincidentally almost exactly the capacity of the new stadium featuring safe-standing), we dismantled one of Europe’s top heavyweights (and a supposed shoe-in to […]Read more "The Beast is slain"
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 […]Read more "Walk on By"
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 […]Read more "In the Lion’s Den #2"
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"