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Discussion in 'Tottenham Hotspur' started by Scottwallace15, 2 May 2014.

  1. The Fish

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    well in 1977 i was on £25 per week ( with luncheon vouchers), i think the players were living relatively normal lives though yes and were more in touch with the fans. Cyril Knowles and Terry Naylor egging the fans on to wreck northern towns for instance. Apart from a very few exceptions i don't feel any connection with the modern era Spurs players.
     
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  2. Tottenham Sean

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    #1142 Tottenham Sean, 4 Jan 2019
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    I lived in east Herts from the early 70s, we moved out there when i was 4.Most of the players lived a mile and half away from me in Turnford ,in a road called the Butts.It was a nice road,but compared to "Beckenham Palace" where golden balls lived, it wasn't much different to us.Gerry Armstrong actually lived on our estate when he signed for us,and stayed there for a good few years. He shopped locally as well,as did Pat Jennings.You would bump into Spurs players all the time in Hoddesdon(town where i lived) from the early 70s until the late 80s. It changed when they training ground moved from Cheshunt.
     
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    Was a disgraceful decision to sell Cheshunt. We used to go there in the summer regularly and remember walking down that lane (brookfield?) and just going straight in. Billy Nick always had time to speak to us as did most of them. Martin Chivers could be a bit rude sometimes but in the main they were great. I saw some games there too, one v Northampton town which was supposed to be behind closed doors and Hoddle scored a blinder. We were sat in that little stand they had. You'd have to be scanned by a robocop to see them train now!
     
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    Gazza dragging us to that final, only for him to implode the way that he did. It’s worth reading ‘Gazza in Italy’ by Daniel Storey for insight into Gaza’s move and what was going on at Spurs during that 90-91.
     
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  5. Tottenham Sean

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    I spent many days over there during the school holidays.Thats where i got most of my autographs as a kid.Went to the open days there a well, great days Yep, Brookfield Lane,and yes, you could just walk in(as it should be, to a point) Very few kids get to see the players train these days.Never met Chivers, but most of the ones i met were really friendly.Mark Kendall was a scream(twice i've mentioned him today)Jimmy Holmes was a top bloke,as was Terry Naylor and Don McAllister. Neil McNab was quite scary,as i recall( i was young),though an ok bloke.I was there when him and Perryman came to blows.Superb memories which young fans these days don't have a chance to experience similar.
     
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  6. Nutter-Naylor

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    Agreed. There is a bit in TBWAH where the team coach pulls into a service station at the same same time as some of KR's lot after an away game and Alfie Conn asks 'did you do them?'
     
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    Brilliant, absolutely superb
     
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  8. Nutter-Naylor

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    Different times. Better times some would say (opens can of worms).
     
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  9. Tottenham Sean

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    Well i think its as funny as f**k, but maybe i'm warped ;)
     
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    I haven't read TBWAH for decades. Will read it again soon, this thread is making me nostalgic.

    There is a photo of a fella in there whose sister in law i dated. I was 18-19 and she was 21-22 and already separated from her husband. That was an education. A good one.
     
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    Not the old Sundown?
     
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    No wonder the game's ruined, with wealthy middle class people taking over.
    Luncheon Vouchers indeed? It will be Private Boxes next.You mark my words.
    For shame, sir, for shame!
     
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    The Corner Pin is first Spurs pub I went to in 2001. Was a good atmosphere there.

    When did they shut that place down?
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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  17. Mrs Perryman

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    My first meeting with Mr P was at the car park exit at the back. I got his autograph, I've still got that scrap of paper and I kept the pen he used for years. Probably around 1971.
     
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  18. Mrs Perryman

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    I have a vague memory of entrance being by buying a programme, ie a single sheet of paper with the teams on it, at a nominal cost of something like 5 or 10p.
     
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    Back in the 70's and early 80's, I always used to go in the Supporters' Club at Warmington House. Pleased to see that the building is going to be used to house The Tottenham Experience, it would have been a real shame if it had been demolished.
     
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    Loved that team so much. It was the team when I first started going to WHL. As a nipper just getting into football, I was in awe of all of them.
     
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