Posts Tagged "Tottenham Hotspur"

Back To The Eighties, 1980/81  Part Fifteen: The North London Derby

Back To The Eighties, 1980/81 Part Fifteen: The North London Derby

By on Oct 28, 2013 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

The start of the 1980s had brought differing fortunes for the two giants of North London, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal. Spurs had been largely concerned with rebuilding, both on and off the pitch. Having finished the 1979/80 season in a disappointing fourteenth place, the club had started the new season with a new attack, in the form of Steve Archibald, signed from...

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The Antisemitism Genie Has Long Out Of The Bottle At White Hart Lane… And Elsewhere

The Antisemitism Genie Has Long Out Of The Bottle At White Hart Lane… And Elsewhere

By on Sep 18, 2013 in Latest, Politics | 0 comments

You kind of knew that here was an accident waiting to happen as soon as David Cameron got involved in it all. Asked by the Jewish Chronicle what he thought of the FA’s statement last week, which reiterated its belief that the word “Yid” should not be used in any context at a football ground and warning that its use could amount to a criminal...

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Footballs Problem Or Something Wider? The Problem With The Blame Game After Rome

By on Nov 23, 2012 in European Club Football, Latest | 0 comments

There may not be appropriate words to sum up the absolute revulsion that wells up when considering the events of the early hours of Thursday morning in Rome. Two supporters of Tottenham Hotspur were stabbed in a bar in the city in what looks distinctly like a pre-meditated attack which, as if such behaviour isn’t low enough already, was also accompanied with...

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