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Watching Spurs is painful

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by Scott (U9434164) 23 October 2008
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Another loss. The problems run deep. The one that sticks out in my mind is that Ramos is not solving the problems, he's not telling the players how to perform on the pitch. Why do we insist on playing Darren Bent up front alone? Is he Didia Drogba? No. Are midfield have no shape, we have 1 potential goal scorer on the field. The list could go on. To add insult to injury, players are playing badly. Lennon/gio/modric/king looked our best, the rest were woeful.

Would a great manager injuer such a rot?

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posted Oct 24, 2008

Everton fan here, can't help but see parallels here between yourselves and us, we both have to live with gloating, self-absorbed, delusioned rivals who cover their own deficiences by having a go at us. We have both unfortunately missed the boat with regards to being successful at the right time, however, when the foreign love affair with the Premier League ends, we are both in a pretty good financial position, and both will prosper by it as we are self-sustainable to a degree. So I think if you stick by your manager, who didn't have a great start at Sevilla, and accept maybe a couple of years outside the Bought and Paid for top 8 or 9, then, when ourselves (and possibly Newcastle) are the only clubs of any reasonable size left with any money, we can chip in and buy not only all the best players, as we will be the only ones that can afford them, but also Arsenal's ground and Liver..can't say it - the RS park. Oh well we can dream, shall we share a coach to Oldham next season?

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posted Oct 24, 2008

You guys need a good manager someone like Bill Nicholson, Bill shankly , Matt busby,someone that is strong and can buy some real adult players. Maybe a stint in the champions league will give you time to rebuild,because it just ain't cutting it with this lot.

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posted Oct 24, 2008

Bronco - we where boring as hell under George Graham, you're telling me bruv !! I know this. However years of dullness as been surpassed by years of utter brilliance, some of the best football ever seen in this country, so I believe it cancels out the boring and ups the ante by some margin.

But those days were dire. I remember numerous Arsenal V Wimbledon games around Christmas and at times I pondered the meaning of life and what I had done in a previous life to deserve sitting in the stand watching that utter rubbish !!!!

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comment by Ta5 (U5739538)

posted Oct 24, 2008

As much as i liked Jol, he didnt win us anything. Ye he did well for the club, took us up to 5th twice but still... he didnt win us anything.


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you total muppet. just accept that spurs will struggle to win anything but the odd league cup.

sacking your manager is not gonna make you win anything.

consistancy - building. that is how you do it.

jol was building and when he was at spurs i was worried that they would grow very strong.

but good old spurs premeture ejaculation - your thinking you have a devine right to win things made you cut of your own nose to spite your face.

as i said, when spurs accept they are a poor club then they can start building to move forward.

while they keep on thinkign they are a top club they will keep sacking manager and failing over and over.

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comment by Ta5 (U5739538)

posted Oct 24, 2008

Parkinson17 = you call arsenal/lfc fans dellusional and then talk of a future where everton, spurs and newcastle are the only financial stable big clubss????

and i dont think everton and spurs are similar at all. everton are building , always moving forward under moyes.

they dont go back to square one and sack moyes if he has a bad run.

that is the difference.

and where spurs get their money from i dont know, but they do not generate it as a business. arsenal do. so dont tell me spurs are financially stable cause they are bank rolled by someone.

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posted Oct 24, 2008

"Everton fan here, can't help but see parallels here between yourselves and us, we both have to live with gloating, self-absorbed, delusioned rivals who cover their own deficiences by having a go at us. We have both unfortunately missed the boat with regards to being successful at the right time, however, when the foreign love affair with the Premier League ends, we are both in a pretty good financial position, and both will prosper by it as we are self-sustainable to a degree. So I think if you stick by your manager, who didn't have a great start at Sevilla, and accept maybe a couple of years outside the Bought and Paid for top 8 or 9, then, when ourselves (and possibly Newcastle) are the only clubs of any reasonable size left with any money, we can chip in and buy not only all the best players, as we will be the only ones that can afford them, but also Arsenal's ground and Liver..can't say it - the RS park. Oh well we can dream, shall we share a coach to Oldham next season?"


What??? correctly if I'm wrong, I get the gist of this being you are financially stable and await when we (LFC) are in such financial trouble that we will implode, fall way down the EPL where you will somehow be waiting, keeping steady and then take over as the prime team of Merseyside, shining high with your wealth and health that you've maintained throughout and entering into glamour games with Man Utd and Chelsea (who you just expect to win everything and be there all time) as we enter into deep relegation?

Right??

Step back and shut up. Everton fans have it at us as much. Then there are those who simply listen to the WUMs and take their words as gospel instead of the many sensible fans who inject thorough points of view, regardless which teams are involved in any debate. Just subtract the positives and dwell on the negatives.

Quite simply Everton are underperforming and while your 'wealth' maybe stable, your performances have left you back currently in the same realm near relegation (two places from 18th) you had escaped well from under Moyes. Stupid idiot. Look at your team's performances and evaluate why and where you can put it right instead of bittering about our fans. Namely us.

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posted Oct 24, 2008

can someone tell me how someone who can't even be bothered to buy an english phrase book is able to show leadership in an english dressing room - come one juande - make a little bit of effort please - you're getting paid enough -

the time for weak minded cowardice has gone, - and that goes for the owners, directors of football, development directors, directors of transfers, directors of making tea on sunday afternoon

is it any wonder the players are losing it on the ptich

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posted Oct 25, 2008

spurs will avoid the drop but one more bad result and ramos is gone. the spurs board is nuts, they sacked a better manager earlier than this when he was doing better (be it slightly), but now is not the time to show faith. get him out while you can still stay up

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posted Oct 25, 2008

I couldn't agree more with your comments. I was listening to Spurs online the other day. Darren Bent seems to be under the impression that the only way is up, as far as Spurs league position goes. He has obviously never heard of the Championship! Get rid of Ramos, Levy and co before we are relegated. The boards' treatment of Martin Jol was nothing short of disgraceful. I am still seething over his sacking 12 months on, and what a surprise he has taken Hamburg to the top of the Bundeswliga! I wish someone would explain to me why Ramos insists on continuing with his crazy team selection. He always starts with one striker on the field and two on the bench. Dyslexia is the only excuse I can up with, he must have got it the wrong way round. If I was him I would be playing all three! because I can't see goals coming from anywhere. The best part of 50 million quid on Bent, Modric and Bentley with Darren Bent the only one of the three who doesn't resemble a turkey. What a waste of money. Bring back Malbranque, Tainio and Defoe. Far better players! I have been a Spurs supporter since 1965 and I cannot believe the way this club is being run. Looking at the squad we had under Martin Jol, on the team photo I have no less than seventeen players have been sold in the last year. And they wonder why they are bottom of the league. I would have thought it was obvious. Bad management and definitely a gross lack of planning for the future. Levy reckons Spurs are a big club with big ambitions. Well I've got news for him. Ambitious clubs don't let their best players go, only to replace them with inferior ones at exorbitant prices. Although we are big on history we are not a big club compared with several in the premier league, and the sooner they stop fantasising the better off we'll be. To sum up, Martin Jol was the best manager this club has had since Keith Birkinshaw around thirty years ago, and he should have been treated with more respect. Instead he was sacked for taking us to consecutive 5th places in the league, and the spine of the squad he carefully built up has been decimated.

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posted Oct 25, 2008

Spurs is falling appart because of the bosses at the club. They should have kept Jol, I would rather stay up and come in 5th every year than win a cup, go down, sell our best players and end up playing Charlton.

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