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12th July 2012

Naming Rights Arena

With building work (apparently) due to start on Tottenham’s new home ground by the end of the month, I’m currently enduring an internal battle of head and heart. I’ve driven across the Golden Gate Bridge, climbed the Pyramids of Giza, watched the sunset over the Taj Mahal and bowed my head at the Golden Temple; but my adoration for White Hart Lane eclipses everything else. It’s so more than a building to Tottenham fans, as I’m sure every home ground is to fans of every respective club, but we at Tottenham are ever the sentimentalists. The fact of the matter... Read more »

12th July 2012

Freund with Benefits

Ok, so Steffen Freund then. Erstwhile Spurs midfield enforcer of the late 90s – quite a rare breed in itself in those times – wherein his path crossed with George ‘brown paper bag’ Graham. Freund was able to add to a relatively modest yet not completely insignificant tally of titles and footballing achievements (2 Bundesliga and one UEFA Champions’ League) with a Worthington Cup win in 1999 at the hands of the mighty Leicester City. In a weird arc away from the hero of the piece, the aforementioned arthritic former-woolworths gaffer was dismissed from his job at Spurs following what... Read more »

10th July 2012

Newco Rangers – would we wish it on Woolwich Arsenal?

I am sure you are all aware by now that Rangers Football Club has ceased to exist. It entered administration in February and was liquidated in June, following a tax dispute with HMRC. A newco Rangers has failed in its bid to be admitted to the Scottish Premier League and is now applying to the Scottish Football League for a place in the lower leagues. This is a disaster for the SPL. It is already one of the least competitive leagues in the world, with no team other than Rangers and Celtic winning it since Aberdeen in 1984-1985. This latest... Read more »

9th July 2012

A Tottenham Philosophy

Some things are more important than winning. It took me a long time to figure that out. As an American sports fan, you’re ingrained with the idea that if you’re not first, you’re last. And, being a Cleveland fan in every major sport, I was last every single year of my life. Even when we got agonisingly close to a title, there was little in it for me except the cold hard reality that I supported a losing team and would probably do so for the rest of my life so what was the point? Yeah, there’s the hope before... Read more »

5th July 2012

Super-flop Andre is new Spurs Boas

REPORTER IGGY NORANT WRITES FOR THE SUN ON TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR’S NEW MANAGERIAL APPOINTMENT ANDRE-VILLAS BOAS was yesterday announced new Tottenham Hotspur manager on a 3-year-deal but is widely expected to be leaving the club in the next few months. The wannabe-Mourinho, who flopped so badly at huge west London club Chelsea, faces an immediate dressing room mutiny led by the outspoken Ledley King. The likes of Friedel, Cudicini and Gallas are also against the new head coach and have publicy said that they refuse to take orders from a man younger than them. Many of the Spurs squad are said... Read more »

5th July 2012

Sturridge – The key

So, the worst kept secret for decades is finally confirmed – the AVB has landed at WHL. Debates rage on and on amongst Tottenham fans, pundits, ex-professionals or just about any man on the street willing to voice their opinion. Will he be a catastrophic flop of Chelsea-like proportions, or will he be The One…the golden boy we have all dreamt of, capable of transforming an already more than able squad into title contenders. We were arguably that last season anyway – the turning point probably being the unfortunate late defeat away to Manchester City when Defoe could have won... Read more »

5th July 2012

Who will AVB in our Yid Army this year?

Now that AVB has been announced as the man in the driver’s seat, who will be getting on the N17 bus? Our newly appointed coach will hopefully have full access to our transfer budget, which should be around £70 million, after the almost inevitable departure of Luka Modric. Who may be on their way to our beloved White Hart Lane? Firstly, the former Porto boss has close links with many of their stars. This immediately opens the possible transfer of Joao Moutinho to Spurs after waxed-lyrical about Villas-Boas, claiming he ”would work with him tomorrow.’ This puts us in a... Read more »