The evening inevitably ended in the true spurs way, sitting on a street corner attempting to call an Uber when we should have been drowning in sangria, but the journey, I would not change it for anything.
As for the football, Jose will do what he needs to do. I don’t know if we will be playing with a brand of uninhibited, flair football, but I am certain it will be effective.
You promised to look after our beloved and make it something to be proud of. You didn’t let us down.
We know that in Mourinho he can get it right and if he’s taken on board the mistakes he’s made and got the team focused on progressing from our current quagmire to a functioning competitive team, he can definitely win our respect.
“We will try to do everything to make you (the fans) proud of this football club, of course.” Boy, did he deliver.
Sometimes you won’t win a match. Sometimes you will lose a match. Sometimes you will lose a lot of football matches. Some clubs like Bolton and Bury have had it significantly worse than we could ever imagine.
The memories of that glorious final year at the Lane will never be forgotten by those lucky enough to have been there. Walking into the Park Lane knowing you were about to witness a demolition was an experience I will always treasure.
And so Spurs have taken the nuclear option. Dispense with a manager determined to develop a longterm culture, a man whose players upon his exit have called him a mentor and friend, a man universally liked throughout football - and appoint Jose Mourinho.