Category Archives: General Football

Anything Football related – not necessarily THFC -Some people may want to talk about that lot down the road

Reflections from the Window

Before I get started, no, this isn’t about who we signed or who we should have signed or even who I’d like to see signed. It’s about the governing bodies and what they could or should do to ensure a level playing field. The economics of football has literally exploded over the past few years and it has served only to polarise it further to the detriment of the less wealthy clubs and gradually pulling it away from the grass roots and its traditional fan-base. Continue reading

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A Beautiful Game?

We are very good at excusing ourselves in football.  How easily we can dismiss behaviour as “Just a bit of banter”.  If anyone questions “Offensive behaviour”, they are accused of sanitising the game.  In the past few seasons however, we have also seen a backlash of sorts.  The Sol Campbell case, the prosecution of fans for offensive chanting.  We have seen footballers coming out and talking about depression, Racism rearing its ugly head again, and with the advent of twitter, the ability to directly abuse players has become easier.  I watched the Liverpool Man Utd game from the comfort of the sofa yesterday, in my sanitised comfortable environment.  For an hour and a half, I witnessed the vast majority of the crowd booing a man who complained that he was the victim of racial abuse, a complaint which was upheld.  We saw Liverpool fans making monkey gestures, and these were widely circulated around Twitter, and seen by millions.  Continue reading

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Football Aid 2012 – Bid to Play at White Hart Lane!

Football Aid logo

Tottenham Hotspur FC have once again shown magnificent support and joined forces with Football Aid, allowing football fans the opportunity to grace the hallowed turf and play on their Field of Dreams at White Hart Lane in 2012, while at the same time raising funds for charity. Continue reading

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New signings for the big one

Anything is possible for Harry Redknapp and his Spurs side in the race for glory this season.

So says the man himself.

However, Redknapp has also openly admitted that two or three new additions this month could provide the added impetus his team may need to challenge all the way to May. Continue reading

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Spurs: Half-term reports

So, 19 games played and we sit third in the table with our best points tally, at this stage, since the legendary 60-61 season.

Not too shabby and a position not too many fans would have predicted after two games.

So how have the players fared that have got us into this position?

Well here’s my half-term report, for those that have featured enough to merit a mark: Continue reading

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