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An Imbecile Smiling

An Imbecile Smiling

Chelsea gaffer said: “We have to try to exploit the momentum. Because for sure, this win is really important, against a team that are fighting with you for the title. Yes, we must exploit this. For this reason, it’s now important to be focused.

We must know that Tottenham want to fight until the end.”

Momentum is certainly with Chelsea now it would take a really brave lunatic to suggest that anyone else is going going to win the league.

Where does that leave Spurs?

Poch said: “I cannot change the past. The past is the past. We need to build today, the present, for a better future. Two years ago it was difficult to think we could arrive at a level at which we play finals, or fight for the Premier League. Now it’s a reality.

“We will move on. We are only a little bit disappointed. Sometimes you play well but you don’t win. It’s true that we lost. But this is the way that we want to play. It sets a basis for the future, and we will try again next season.”

We are only a little bit disappointed. Like Hiroshima was only a little bit damaged after the Enola Gay flew over Japan.

Trying again next season will only mean something if there are is radical change in the club’s transfer activity.

It’s not complicated. Stop buying potatoes and hoping you can turn them into diamonds. Levy’s proven endlessly that he mustn’t be allowed within a million miles of buying players.

Can Poch buy?

I say give him a go.

Levy can stick to sniffing lifts and toadying up to the likes of Bruce Buck.

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  • Aside from cerebrospinal fluid, what's on your mind?

  • BobbytheBrain April 24, 2017 at 12:25 pm

    Is Keane an upgrade on Dier? As a centre half maybe but he certainly doesn’t provide the versatility that Dier does. Dier is an established England international and is being spoken of as a potential future Spurs captain plus there is his bromance with Dele to consider.

    IMO there is a lot of dead wood in the squad that needs to be shifted before we think about letting first teamers go. We also need to rid ourselves of the selling club mentality. We can’t be a feeder club for the likes of Manure any longer.

    • Dublin Yid April 24, 2017 at 12:50 pm

      Keane is also very verstaile, he can play all across the back, and not too shabby as a defensive midfielder. I say what I said because we also have Wanyama in there, and only if Dier asked to leave, it wouldn’t be a total disaster if Keane replaced him, plus I feel that 40 mil would be an insanely good deal if it was to happen…

  • Dublin Yid April 24, 2017 at 12:14 pm

    I think Big Sam’s hand will also be forced to field a weaker team on Wednesday..he knows one more point sees him perform the usual survival miracles he has become notorious for, and wont risk his top players against an aggressive Spurs side.

    • BobbytheBrain April 24, 2017 at 1:04 pm

      Let’s hope you are right! You can just see Andros Townsend coming back to haunt us..,,,

  • Dublin Yid April 24, 2017 at 12:07 pm

    For once in …well in my lifetime…we do not have to spend a fortune to improve even further. Yes this suits Levy, but that is what it it is. I feel that there are plans in place to get Marcus Edwards into the first team next season as well..he was unlucky with injuries this season which didn’t help that progression. I think 40mil for Dier is a great deal if we can get Kaeno Mark II in, and pocket 10mil as a result whilst strengthening..I would focus on only 2 players aside from the Dier/Keane deal. With certain outgoings, I would envisage enough of a budget to get a pacey winger in Bruma, and get Dembele from Celtic in..these would be the optimum requirements IMO.

  • The Great White Hope April 24, 2017 at 10:35 am

    We will no doubt buy a couple of Prospects this Summer and the likleyhood is we’ll sell a couple of proven EPL players, hopefully at a good profit (Sissoko & Dier). As long as the balance sheet shows a healthy profit we’re good to go chasing Top 4 again next Season.

  • richspurs April 24, 2017 at 10:29 am

    Good morning to all you glass forever half full-ers out there. Between Pocho and Levy and whoever else out there identifying and purchasing is a hit n hope ministry. Judging by our recent windows it seems like eeny meeny miny moo. Best we can hope for is we get lucky n get a real shiny star underneath the coal dust. We aint gonna buy any pricey finished article.

  • BonySpur April 24, 2017 at 10:10 am

    Get real.

    Until you consistently perform in the league then you won’t attract good players as they can get the same or more money elsewhere with better chances of success.

    Like it or not, we are progressing under poch and we’ll be able to attract some good players soon…that’s despite your constant cr@p about our lack of progress as there’s no cup to evidence progress..blah..blah..blah

    I think we’re finally on a decent path and our league positions are good and likely to attract other players to consider us a viable option.

    Boom (drops mic on stage)….

  • BonySpur April 24, 2017 at 10:09 am

    Get real.

    Until you consistently perform in the league then you won’t attract good players as they can get the same or more money elsewhere with better chances of success.

    Like it or not, we are progressing under poch and we’ll be able to attract some good players soon…that’s despite your constant crap about our lack of progress as there’s no cup to evidence progress..blah..blah..blah

    I think we’re finally on a decent path and our league positions are good and likely to attract other players to consider us a viable option.

    Boom (drops mic on stage)….

    • Harry Hotspur April 24, 2017 at 10:33 am

      You’re not that Irish c— that laid the path outside my parent’s old house about 30 years ago are you?

      • The Great White Hope April 24, 2017 at 10:36 am

        Trying to find your Dad again Harry ?

        • Harry Hotspur April 24, 2017 at 10:42 am

          My dad’s dead and as I don’t believe in reincarnation, no.

  • Gus April 24, 2017 at 9:58 am

    Just because we won’t buy top flight stars shouldn’t mean we need to resort bin end players and prospects. We should buy good players who can contribute to our squad. Wanyama was a great buy, we need to search out a few more players like him

    • Harry Hotspur April 24, 2017 at 10:05 am

      Toby wasn’t expensive either.

      • Gus April 24, 2017 at 10:36 am

        I was going to mention him. Thanks! Food players well scouted

        • Gus April 24, 2017 at 10:37 am

          *good

    • Caveman April 24, 2017 at 10:11 am

      The only problem with Wanyama is he is occupying Dier’s position. When Wanyama was injured Dier was outstanding in midfield. Poch has to swap Dier back into midfield. I don’t know how he’s going to manage it but if he cannot guarantee Dier his midfield role, Maureen will.

      • Gus April 24, 2017 at 10:38 am

        The point is we don’t need to spend shitloads we just need to spend wisely

  • AccringtonSpurs April 24, 2017 at 9:57 am

    I fully understand click bait and tenuous links to players/agents whipping up a transfer story for the benefit of their clients, but I do get angry when we are linked on the one hand to say… Douglas Costa of Bayern Munich (a perfectly solid transfer target) and Bright Osayi-Samuel of a League two club no one cares about on the other. Both are wingers.

    The worry with click bait is that one or two of them come true. Of the two players mentioned, I wouldn’t put it past Levy to be after Bright Osayi-Samuel, with the aim of ‘being seen to be linked with’ a player of Douglas Costa’s calibre.

    I both look forward to and FEAR this summer’s activity.

  • Gus April 24, 2017 at 9:54 am

    Forst!

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