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On his day, MODRIC is class!!!

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After watching him in the euro championships and qualifications, i knew he was class. He's only shown glimpses of what he can do at Spurs but today it just seemed as though the ball was stuck to his feet. Everything went through the croat and was the difference today for us. He's comfortable on the ball, can see a pass that the average player cannot see and the main thing is keeps the ball ticking ensuring we had majority of the possession, which we needed to do at times in the second half.

I have to also mention that second goal by Defoe. I cannot describe how good of a goal that was. Pure Class. Pavlyuchenko and Defoe look like a real good partnership.

Ive always believed that however much grit, determination and passion a team shows (e.g. Stoke/Bolton), class and technical ability will always prevail and it showed today.

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posted Jan 27, 2009

A good win tonight but not a great win so let's not get carried away. Having said that, Stoke have proved to be useful opposition for many this season and tonight's first half in particular showed immense improvement over those recently. Let's hope that this is the start of better times but the away matches, in particular at place such as Bolton, will be the proof of the pudding. COYS

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posted Jan 27, 2009

tottenham going down, modric will be great sub for cesc <cheers>

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posted Jan 27, 2009

the Croatian Sensation looked spot on tonight. Good performance from Spurs. very pleased. That being said, I'd like to see Gio get a few more cracks at it, he's quality. I know we're low on defense, but I certainly don't think BAE is the answer. Thoughts?

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posted Jan 27, 2009

tottenham going down, modric will be great sub for cesc

no dude he wudnt even be close modric wud be a good sub for some league 2 side

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posted Jan 28, 2009

Gunnerforlife- Shut up you mug, you obviously dont know what you are talkin about. Didn't your mum teach you, if you haven't got anything useful to say....

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posted Jan 28, 2009

Clearly spelling, grammar and punctuation lessons are rquired. if you don't know what these are look them up in a dictionary.A dictionary is a book which tells you what words mean.

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posted Jan 28, 2009

modric is amazing, but it goes to show that when other teams mark him out of the game we really flop. he was given lots of space last night = we did well.

should we really be relying on this little croat so much??

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comment by Rusty (U13761186)

posted Jan 28, 2009

Ready steady teddy

Good article, but I watched the same player against Mutd and his touch and control of the ball was far from impressive. I would love him to play as he did last night most of the time, but is the real problem with us that yes we have players with good natural ability but it is not matched with Grit, determination to battle and consistency of performance. I agree Pav's goal against Utd was make no mistake an excellent goal, it may have looked simple but it was far from it. He showed good strikers sense of position and should gel well with Defoe. Lets hope last night was no one off.

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posted Jan 28, 2009

Gunnerforlife, people such as yourself should be banned from these forums as you know nothing and contribute even less. Modric played class, the type of performance which was too much for Barry, Gerrard and Lampard to deal with when Croatia denied us a place in the Euros. Give him time, he will settle and become class, and Man U will probably end up buying him for 40mil in two years time when they stop pretending that Scholes and Giggs are going to play again after the end of this season. He is a class act, as is Pav who has adapted extremely quickly, and players don't tend to adapt wuickly unless they are the genuine article. Man U may as well set up a standing order with Spurs, paying us 50mil on a biannual basis and take our two best players each time, it would save everyone a lot of hassle.

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posted Jan 29, 2009

i was at the spurs vs stoke match..modric was amazin..wat a ledge !!

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