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The Real Partnership – a stroke of genius?

Whilst the focus of the attention was on the sale of Luka, it was interesting to note that both clubs mentioned the partnership agreement that has now been put into place. The initial reaction by many to this seems to be a smokescreen by Levy to justify not getting the 40m asking price or that it is a bad deal for Spurs with Bale now looking more likely to join Real in the coming years! Continue reading

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Another new era looming at the Lane

Walking out of the ground with growing resignation of the misery to come, following the abject Spurs display against Norwich.

Enduring the Wembley way sheep herding after a humiliating thrashing at the hands of Chelsea.

Watching on as our North London rivals ease past us into third spot while Roberto di Matteo’s side storm into the Champions League final, to add to their FA Cup charge.

It’s been a bitter, depressing time. Continue reading

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The Wolves keep Spurs from the door

Wolves have got one over on us again.

For the second time in three seasons at the Lane, Mick McCarthy’s men have left our fortress with a result.

The 1-1 home draw is certainly going to cool the title talk somewhat going into the Man City match. 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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4-2-3-1

HARRY REDKNAPP last night launched the exciting 4-2-3-1 formation many Spurs fans have been mapping out all season.

Luka Modric was back in his favoured central role, pulling the strings, getting on the ball and tasked with minimal defensive responsibility.

Behind him was the axis of steel, in Brazilian powerhouse Sandro and skipper Scott Parker. Thou shalt not pass. Continue reading

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