We all know what happened next. Thank you very much Petr Cech and thank you very much Jonathan Woodgate. Pandemonium in the stands.
Billy Nick understood what Europe means to Spurs. We even won the UEFA cup under the lights at White Hart Lane in 1984.
Mourinho is not going to nurture young talent, he’s going to squeeze whatever is left of our current squad and hopefully end our long trophy drought.
Yet, unlike Bale and Modrić who left at the peak of their powers, every insipid performance until his departure is confirmed ensures Eriksen’s Tottenham legacy is tarnished further.
I’ve decided to cobble together a list, in no particular order, of the ten most defining Spurs matches of the past decade for me personally. Not all of them matter because of the matches themselves – sometimes there’s a sort of symbolism which they represent.
...if nothing else, football is fickle in nature. A three-minute welcome interview involving a husky Portuguese voice on the charm offensive followed by five wins in seven is all it took to tame the rebels.
If I can pinpoint the root of my latest existential crisis, I'd probably have to say that for the first time, possibly ever, I truly, really, honestly believed, 100%, wholeheartedly, no caveats, that we were doing it.
His time at Manchester United wasn’t as successful as he would have liked. I’m sure he was hurt by the criticism and the suggestion that his techniques are outdated; that he struggles to man manage the millennial generation. I think we’re now seeing the repercussions of that in his demeanour and in his new look coaching team.