Posts Tagged "Tottenham Hotspur"

100 Owners: Number 81 – Irving Scholar (Tottenham Hotspur & Nottingham Forest)

By on Oct 11, 2012 in History, Latest | 3 comments

In June 1984, shortly after bringing Tottenham Hotspur its first European trophy in twelve years, Keith Burkinshaw left White Hart Lane for the last time. Greeted by the press outside the ground, he gesticulated over his shoulder towards the rear of the shiny new stand behind him. ‘There used to be a football club over there’, he is said to have spat...

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AVB & The Hysteria Of The Tabloid Press

By on Sep 30, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 1 comment

Amongst the many private codes that the weird parallel universe of football operates, perhaps the most curious of the lot is the bond between the tabloid press and the professional game. Players, officials, managers and scouts all have axes to grind to some extent or other and the red tops provide a free and confidential service to those who want their grievances...

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Stop The Clocks: Spurs, Harry Redknapp, The Media & The Fans

By on Jun 14, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 4 comments

Candles may have been lit, and there may even have been hushed talk of a silent vigil outside of White Hart Lane. Meanwhile, on social media platforms such as Twitter men – grown men - threw around comments which indicated that many of them had jumped straight to the second stage of the Kübler-Ross Model five stages of grief – anger – having...

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Match Of The Past: Tottenham Hotspur

By on Jun 5, 2012 in Latest, Video | 1 comment

There may not have been any league championships for Tottenham Hotspur since 1961, but the club has had its fair share of excitement in both cup competitions and the league since then. This evening, we have six matches from Europe, the FA Cup, the First Division and the Second Division. First up, we’re going back to 1972 and a semi-final of the UEFA Cup...

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The 2012 FA Cup Semi-Finals: Chelsea 5-1 Tottenham Hotspur

By on Apr 15, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Since they last won the FA Cup in 1991, Tottenham Hotspur reached the semi-finals of the competition on six occasions and lost every time. It is, perhaps, possible that this has has effect on the inner psychology of a club. Something close to indefinable, in the furrowed brows of the supporters when the final comes into view, in the words of journalists and the...

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