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What a Load of BULL from Comolli!!!!

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posted Sep 17, 2008

You might be right but anyone in his position, now that it is so exposed, must protect that position by whatever means, especially if the axe is looming. I'd do the same thing.

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comment by Mark (U8486582)

posted Sep 17, 2008

Commoli is in a stupid pointless position which put simply does not work in the premiership. Look at Newcastle and previously at pompey, they look embarrassing when these people are in charge. Not only is the position Commoli holds a pointless one which just creates problems, he cannot achieve his role. "Commoli it is not working out, you have failed yet again, your work has been appalling, I can't even stand to look at you any more, Damien YOUR FIRED!

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posted Sep 17, 2008

i have been saying for ages, commoli out, did an article here about a month ago and on the whole got slated. a waste of time, of all the players he has brought in only 30% have or will be right for our club.

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posted Sep 17, 2008

alan you know you don't have any say in the matter whether commoli gets fired or not. in fact why is a rich business man like you on a football forum?

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comment by SIRHH (U13320253)

posted Sep 17, 2008

alan you know you don't have any say in the matter whether commoli gets fired or not. in fact why is a rich business man like you on a football forum?
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All right Alisher just because I'm better looking and not evil...

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posted Sep 17, 2008

The sooner Damien Comolli leaves the club, the better. Wasn't he responsible for bringing Darren Bent to Spurs and spending ALL that money on him? We never should've spent more than 10 million IMO. Over the last two seasons, we've paid inflated transfer fees on British players such as Bent and Bentley. I'm not saying that they're NOT talented players, but not worth ALL the money we spent on them. It makes me wonder if Frank Arnesen would've been a better Director of Football at the club than Comolli, had he not left...

There's no doubt that we needed to buy ANOTHER experienced striker in the transfer window, and as we didn't, I think it could lead to us being in the bottom half of the table by January (when the transfer window reopens). Although the link to The Guardian is only for a blog, I have to agree with the writer that buying Modric, Bentley and Dos Santos does not redress the inbalance in the team. Especially if the likes of Dawson, Lennon and Huddlestone play regularly for us in the league...

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posted Sep 17, 2008

Get rid of him and get him out asap. What a disgraceful excuse and a inept performance this summer which has led us to possibly the worst situation this club has ever been in!!

Monday's game was horrendus and i have to say that all his signings were not THFC standard...modric, corluka, gomes and that inept russian player (reminds me of rasiak - slow)

I am soooo angry and want to rip their throats out for ruining an up and coming squad.

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comment by Phil (U4827019)

posted Sep 17, 2008

Yes, it'a all Comolli's fault...

"Tottenham insist that the signing of players is a committee effort, that Comolli and Juande Ramos, the manager, have an equal say and Levy, the chief holder of the purse strings, has his input too."

Yes, just as I said, all Comolli's fault.

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posted Sep 17, 2008

I just don't understand how such painfully obvious failure is being allowed to continue.

COMOLLI OUT!!!

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posted Sep 17, 2008

It seems like they don't ever sign anyone with enough backbone. All technically excellent players, but no-one who is a leader on the pitch. they need a Roy Keane type player and all would change.

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posted Sep 17, 2008

It seems like they don't ever sign anyone with enough backbone. All technically excellent players, but no-one who is a leader on the pitch. they need a Roy Keane type player and all would change.
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no it wouldnt. take nasri for example. better signing than modric and hes probably even more light weight. yet he has proven to be the best signing thus far. its called tottenham being rubbish. money doesnt buy class

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posted Sep 17, 2008

If Commoli was any good at building a team he'd be a manager. End of.

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posted Sep 17, 2008

has anyone noticed keane and berbatov have not scored yet!!!! ramos is great!!!

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posted Sep 17, 2008

Arsenal fan in peace. In my honest opinion, I would like you to get a new manager, as I think our yearly six points will be too easy to achieve this time.
We like to have to work for it, that's what football's about.
You gave us a good few games last season, Premier league AND League Cup, wouldn't want it to be any other way.
Ramos OUT.

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posted Sep 17, 2008

OK, let me clear my mind on this matter.

a) Berby leaving @ 11th hour gave no time to seek & sign replacement, golly imagine only knowing @ the death, the final hour before the window closed that arguably your best striker may be leaving to ply his trade at A.N other club, well certainly took us the fans & the sporting press not to mention Man.U completely by surprise - so no blame there then
B)The blame for so far poor to dreadful results are shared equally by Ramos, Comolli & Poyet, how exactly does that help us to understand or explain the necessity for Comolli, simply let him go & now - then Mr Ramos we will only expect you & Gus to share the blame, based only on your explanation of blame & it's apportioning.
C)Now the new transfer window opens far too late for us , we need to get out of this plight & move to mid table safety ASAP, so Ramos tell your squad ( conversely get Gus to tell them) that they are wearing a Tottenham shirt, a shirt steeped in footballing history & many past glories, a shirt that us fans given the god given talent would just die to wear on that hallowed pitch in combat with any team , any time, tell them that you expect them to run themselves stupid for the honour of wearing our strip, you expect them to burst lungs, take blows , bleed blood , do all it takes to fight for the most important cause @ this time in their lives, wave their bloody salary slips before their eyes, & start talking loss fines & lack of effort fines, mediocracy fines - need some imagination in this area call me. Yes I want to see silky skills from a very expensively assembled squad, but more so I want to see "Effort" & a "I really, really do bloody care" attitude.
Next, play your players in their recognised & preferred positions - put Campbell out there NEXT GAME & finally bring in some "I am desperate to play first team football loaners from I don't care where to put the wind up the first team mob - play these newcomers if you have to. Contact me for further advise you can get me here on 606 but watch your language !

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comment by U6742203

posted Sep 17, 2008

Berby leaving @ 11th hour gave no time to seek & sign replacement,

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Surely spurs must have known he wanted to leave. He'd been wanting out for months, so that excuse doesn't really cut it.

Also Spurs panicked when he left and in desperation signed Pav, who is nowhere near as good.

Also selling Keane, Defoe and Mido - they've shot themselves in the foot.

Very poor.

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posted Sep 17, 2008

this time last year, same place, but jol got sacked. after twice getting us 5th in league. where is jol now, top of league, he has made success, we still at bottom! maybe we just sit tight, let dust settle,or maybe we copy NUFC and sack every one in 10mins for not being instant trophy winner. i know what i would prefer.

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comment by Phil (U4827019)

posted Sep 17, 2008

"But Ramos and first-team coach Gus Poyet have defended Comolli, with Ramos declaring: "Everyone is together in the club.
"The decisions are made together. Not one person is responsible. Whether it is winning or losing, we do things together."

Still, it's Comolli's fault, eh?

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posted Sep 17, 2008

With all the money that has been flying around??? !!!I cannot believe this is happening!!!

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posted Sep 17, 2008

mysteriousblablabla,

As you're an Arsenal fan, why would you want Ramos out? Try to explain yourself and make sense, please.

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comment by Ta5 (U5739538)

posted Sep 17, 2008

Arsenal fan here, just wanted to say thats for the good times. Spurs are still the great entertainers just not on the pitch anymore.

No idea why you guys sacked Jol just to pay out mega money for some guy who cant speak a word of english (and then got an assiastant manager form league 2 to do his interviews on MOTD) but it has been pure comedy.

thanks.

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posted Sep 17, 2008

bring back martin jol!!!

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posted Sep 17, 2008

Pesky surfer, may I assume you perceived the sarcasm in my comments of the first para ?,

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comment by U6742203

posted Sep 17, 2008

oui oui

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posted Sep 17, 2008

Ramos was class at Sevilla, a nothing club made good after patience. He can do it here too. Give hime time for goodness sake.

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posted Sep 17, 2008

I have to say Comolli has always worried me (Jol fell fowl of him). But I also believe we have a fantastic manager in Ramos and a great second in Poyet. I think we have to have patience with these two and give them time. If Ramos is allowed to get the people he wants then I know we will be up there. Keep the faith lads and even if things get scary he has a great track record and WILL improve Spurs.

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posted Sep 17, 2008

It's enjoyable watching this happen to Spurs after they disgraceful way they treated Martin Jol, a superb manager and someone who would have continued to give his all if he was given the chance.

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posted Sep 17, 2008

I find it unbelievable that a team which looks very good on paper, can perform so poorly. Ramos is a good manager but is making spurs fans somewhat frustrated, however some of the blame must lie on the players themselves. Loosing to the likes of Aston Villa, Sunderland and Middlesbrough is unforgivable, especially when they have taken a point away from home against league leaders Chelsea. Spurs really do need to start finding form, and answering questions.

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posted Sep 17, 2008

...took over a nothing club? The same club that won UEFA 2 years in a run, 5 trophies in 3 seasons - yes, with Juande, but he came off the dole to take over a club which the previous manager took from the 2nd division to a UEFA cup place 2 years in a row, a manager who was Sevillista through and through and would never have walked out on Sevilla like Juande did - nobody can ever underestimate the low that the club were at after Antonio Puerta's death, but the club that he left still managed to finish 5th. Juande is a good manager - he reads the game well and takes risks with his substitutions, but he was able to do that at Sevilla because he had a squad which was built by Monchi (Sporting Director)and his team, a squad which had been together for a few years with the exception of a few new signings like the wonderful Freddy Kanoute. Juande walked out of Sevilla for the cash Levy and his men were prepared to pay; maybe like any "worker," but if your first point of loyalty is your pay check, the passion begins to wane. I thank Juande for his part in Sevilla's success, but it was that, only a part. I hope for Spurs sake that Comelli and co are as effective and dedicated as the Sevilla backroom team and our President, because if not Spurs will become another one on Juande's long list of also rans.

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posted Sep 17, 2008

Everyone needs to relax and stop going on about fourth place!! How can a club that has so many players coming and going season after season ever try and suggest they can push the top 4. Jol did a fantastic job and the club made a mess of the situation. Top 5 twice is very very good, yes he messed up perhaps in the really big games, but we were solid and consistent.

However, we now have a new manager who needs time, and when I say that I mean 2-3 years at least. Let him develop the squad and the team over time, give them all time and support. Look at the best teams, for example Villa were very good on monday, they have developed well over the last couple of years, the movement and shape of the team was excellent.

Spurs need a couple of years to get a team developing, we are getting there, but we need to just let things happen.

If you look at the likes of Utd and Arsenal, a lot of the new players they buy take a season to gel into the team. Ronaldo took about 3 years!!! But, they are big and strong enough to allow that to happen. Spurs are not a big team, we are fighting with the likes of Villa and Everton et al. for that fifth spot.

Maybe, we can go on a good run and push for 4th, but to be honest, I'd prefer us to just have no attention and get on with the job. Enough of the talking, lets just leave them to get on with the job with our 100% support.

Lets not turn into the Newcastle of the south, those fans are an embarressment to supporters!!! They are the reason why no manager lasts more than 6 months!!, its not the club, its the supporters. It could be the same with spurs!! We need calm and composure and support.

I believe in Ramos, you don't win 2 Uefa cups in a row and push the top teams in Spain without having something about you!!

Come on Ramos!!
Come on Spurs!!!

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comment by Hugh (U5288562)

posted Sep 17, 2008

dire dire dire

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posted Sep 17, 2008

10 games! hes gotta be 'avin a bubble?

on a serious note hes a good manager and should get you playing well, although this is tottenham...

(nothing negative to be taken seriously)

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posted Sep 17, 2008

yeh pal well take away 3 proven strikers and see how pool Gooners man utd would fare we are talking 60+ goals from 3 players

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posted Sep 17, 2008

correct but its thos lousy agents who are to blame go figure where did kleane and berbicrov ever hint during the summer they wanted to leave no its the agent tapping the other clubs thats the problem

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posted Sep 17, 2008

Even as an Arsenal Fan, I feel some sympathy because Spurs do actually try to compete with the big boys and the must be commended for that and not for standing still.
I think that Ramos needs to learn some English and quick. I mean Scolari and Capello soon realised that to get the message across you got to speak the language. Ramos claims he does but I haven't seen it. Maybe Poyet is giving his instructions in English and bypassing what Ramos is saying I dunno but c'mon Spurs sort it out and start being our rivals again.

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posted Sep 17, 2008

Ramos is a proven manager, the squad obviously has quality...I'm willing to give it some time, after all if we get rid of Ramos who else could we bring in?

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comment by dan (U2141983)

posted Sep 17, 2008

Ben Spurs Fan - you are right - your team is basically a "new" team - it will take time for the players to gel. Even then, some of the player purchased are not suitable for what you want. Ramos has shipped too many players out quickly and he should have done it over time to give the team more consistency (this is what MON did = slowly improved the team).
I wish you luck, and for you not to be newcastle of the south, be realistic in objectives - if Villa get 6th again, I will be happy (higher and I will be elated, but MON and Learner are working to a 5 year plan, not a one year dream). Good luck for the rest of the season as 20th is not where you should be(nor is the top 4!!)

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posted Sep 17, 2008

go away holoway afro...

Adebayor, adebayor, his dad washes elephants and his mothers a who.......re!!!
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he said nothing wrong really he wants you to be somewhat better than you are now so that it will be even sweeter when we finish above you in the league, a rivalry like ours is non-existent unless you buck your ideas up and start playing well

i want to see you doing better but not better than us. ramos is good yet he hasnt shown it just yet. just wait tottenham will climb up the table soon

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comment by rr12 (U10105051)

posted Sep 17, 2008

you guys are crap and i want you to go down... I would be happy if you were at the bottom!

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posted Sep 17, 2008

Quite simply, with so many new faces ( well a new team really ! Its going to take time to gel, but I do fear for this season. We are going to struggle, this team is a uphill battle ! The question is that do these lot have the bottle to roll up their sleeves and fight ? My response NO .. other then Woodgate,Jenas,and crocked King the answer is NO ..

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posted Sep 17, 2008

Dear god! How many games do we have to get beaten and how many players have to have leave before ramos is fired! I love spurs but this blokes a bloody joke!

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posted Sep 17, 2008

What an intelligent reaponse, I can tell you are well versed in the game.

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posted Sep 17, 2008

How many megastars were there in that Villa team that made us look like Barnet the other night?
None.
So how did they win? Because they were organized, settled and used to playing with each other. We have the money and the players, as we've had for the past few years. What we've never had is consistency. Let them get on with it. If we get rid of our manager and change our whole squad again this will just keep happening every year.

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posted Sep 18, 2008

"The worst thing for us was losing Berbatov at the last moment and we didn't have time to sign a new player" - for all of you who didn't know that Berbatov was leaving please stand up...everyone still sat down?
Didn't have time to sign a new player, Man City scooped Robinho in less than a day, and you can't say it is down to money, Spurs are a rich club and have proven it the past few years.

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posted Sep 18, 2008

Martin Jol must be pissing himself laughing just like the rest of the country.
Mind it's a toss up between which is the better comedy act, The Spuds or The Skunks.
HaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHa

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posted Sep 18, 2008

Keep seeing these posts all stating that it will take time to gel Etc! Gentleman there is no such thing as time in the Premiership or even in the Championship you will be eaten alive unless Spurs find a replacement for Berbatov and woodgate and Jenas are on top form and even then...??????

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posted Sep 18, 2008

Spurs are an example of a financially brilliantly run club who has lost sight of the main product which is it's football team.

I beleive ramos is the 9th manager in 10 years at Spurs. Every Summer they swap the squad around spending a lot of money on hypedup foreign signings with no EPL experience, then wonder why it doesn't pay off.

When Jol gave you those terrific seasons of consecutive 5th places I thought the old Giant of North London was re-awakening. edicated manager and talented football from Spurs were back.

Then two rotten apples by the name of Berbatov and Commoli turn up and the whole lot fell apart. I honestly beleive that last seasons poor start was down to those two. Commoli undermined Jol at board level and Berbasulk in the dressing room.

If Spurs are ever to get back to being taken seriously they need stability and they can take an example from Martin O'Neill for one. A bit at a time to improve, not all at once.

Oddly with my club things are starting to gothe same way!!.

Good luck with sorting it out Spurs fans!

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