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Spurs 2 West Ham 2 – it’s happened again

Kane scores against West Ham


“It’s happening again” sang the West Ham fans as their team went 2-0 up at White Hart Lane, a ground where they were victorious twice last season. In a way they were right, as for the second time this campaign, Tottenham scored an injury time goal to break Hammers’ hearts.

As I took my seat, the teams were being announced and there was one big surprise. Continue reading


6 Talking points on Spurs start to the season

Spurs Dier


1. Pochettino’s style will take time.

The new manager demands a lot from his players. First of all there’s the fast but risky, vertical passing game he favours when his side have the ball. Then there’s the team based, high energy pressing when they don’t.

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West Ham 0 Spurs 1 – Tottenham struggle to finally beat West Ham

Dier Scores


The young striker drops deep as Spurs break, pulling the centre back out of position. He plays a beautiful, defence splitting through ball to an onrushing teammate, who is making a clever overlapping run. The teammate, another youth prospect, showing admirable composure, rounds the keeper and scores.

This is what we were sold – football the Pochettino way. Unfortunately for 93 minutes the football was anything but.

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West Ham Spurs Preview – and so it begins

West Ham Spurs


So here we are again, the start of another Premier League season. As usual, hopes are high – a new manager, a fresh start. Compared to last year, things feel a little calmer, expectations a little more realistic.

Let’s hope Spurs supporters and our trigger happy chairman, give Mauricio Pochettino the chance to implement his ideas. The new system might take time, all worthwhile things do.

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West Ham 2 Spurs 0 – Tottenham Hammered again

West Ham Spurs - Carroll Dawson


Well here we are again. This tortuous season just gets worse. A third loss to West Ham, another comprehensive beating from the “tactical genius” that is Sam Allardyce. We’ve pretty much saved his side from relegation. They must wish they could play us every week.

There were some small crumbs of comfort – it Continue reading