It's understandable to be disappointed after the CL final and to forget that it wasn't that long ago when the most exciting thing about being a Spurs fan was whether we'd be in the top half or the bottom half of the table
This was not the grand finale and the game didn’t really reflect either side’s glorious runs. The Champions League was a bit ‘Game of Thrones’, the conclusion couldn’t really top or do justice to the whole saga.
Belonging means forgiving. Tottenham should really be this ultimate singularity of pride and identity. The club is the support it gets. THFC is the fanbase. We’re the blood running through what would be an empty vessel of bones without us all binding the fleshy bits together.
We’d originally booked to travel out to Amsterdam a few months ago. Our idea was to make a film about the ‘friendship’ between Ajax and Tottenham. We had arranged to fly out to the Dutch capital for the 10th May. At that point we obviously didn’t know that we’d get through Dortmund and Manchester City, to face Ajax in the Semi-Final of the Champions League. When Lucas Moura struck his third to dispatch Ajax and send us through to the final it didn’t occur to us that our idea for the film was done with. We just went mental like... Read more »