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Nov 242010

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Happy days being a Spurs fan, I actually bet my mate a tenner we would do better than them in this seasons Champions League competition, after half an hour of the Young Boys game he sent me a text telling me to get his tenner ready, how things have changed since then.

Tonight was a night where I think most of us felt confident right from the word go and the lads put in a performance and got a win without really having to move into top gear.


The ever improving Younes Kaboul got his second goal in as many matches before Luka Modric hit a Van der Vaart style goal against Villa with a lovely dummy before slotting home. Spurs could even afford the luxury of a missed penalty by Bale before Crouch made it 3-0 and sent Spurs into the knockout stages.

So we had the hardest group out of all the English clubs and we have sailed through. Is just qualifying enough or do we want top spot and hope for a kind draw in the next phase. Should Harry still field a strong team and hope to beat Twente or get a point that will see us top the group and improve our chances. I think he should, I would love to play the likes of Barca or Real Madrid but would like to progress one more round before that happens.

Whatever happens from now on, we have done ourselves proud, Rangers and Celtic have only qualified once in however many attempts, we have done it in style at the first attempt. Even Arsenal have yet to qualify and we have done it with a game to spare in a group which had some big European teams in, including the Champions.

Was happy with Aaron Lennon tonight, he seems to have the confidence to beat the last defender and put the cross in, he didn’t rush his crossing he picked out his man on two occasions and got two great assists. Younes Kaboul and William Gallas are getting better and better, game by game and now seem to have formed a good partnership at the back. Younes will become one of Europe’s top defenders, he has all the attributes, once he can keep his concentration for 90mins I have no doubt of that.

All in all a good team performance, everyone had a decent game and done their job and more importantly won their individual battles.


  8 Responses to “(Highlights)Spurs Through With A Game To Spare, Happy Days”

  1. Quick shout out for Modric too, he was at the heart of everything good that we did today.

  2. thought placios looked good and crouch

  3. Spurs Guvnor.Don’t be to hard on Pavlychenko.He worked hard out there and neither of his goal opportunities were easy ones.Would you have prefered Keane who these days runs around like a headless chicken.The whole team worked their socks of tonoght only hope we still continue in the vane against the Pool on Sunday.The only worrying thing I noticed was for all his brilliant running going forward.Was the number of times that Hutton’s passing did not find its mark,and put us on tha back foot a couple of times.Still on a night were we really did grow up as a team.Perhaps i should just shut up.

  4. Kaboul did indeed score the equaliser in the 125 anniversary game against villa in his first spell at the club.

    As for tonight, Bale missed a pen. Get rid!!!

  5. A good squad performance. I think the greatest beneficiaries were Lennon and Palacious to get that winning feeling back making a positive contribution. Was glad we pulled Bale. Glad we held back on Defoe. We need to unleash the Spurs might on the next 4 games. That must be our focus, and we need to do it as a squad. With everyone pulling their weight.

    Must be honest. While I still dont trust him as a right back, Hutton looks a great wing back.

    We MUST beat Liverpool with a huge margin and keep a clean sheet. Travel to Holland and Birmingham and battle out wins, so when Chelsea comes visiting, we can butcher them. The Tottenham squad needs to ensure this.


  6. Agree with the guv, Pav is clueless and gutless, shit out from taking the pen ffs……..

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