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Chill, Winston…

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Right, that’s it. I’ve had enough. I’ve had enough of Andre Villas-Boas, his tactical naivety and the fact that we aren’t at least seven points clear at the top of the table. I’m giving up supporting Tottenham Hotspur, burning an effigy of Daniel Levy and supporting Manchester City or Chelsea or someone with loads of money.

By gosh, some Spurs fans really are fickle. I mean, booing after the game? Yes, it wasn’t the result we expected, but booing? BOOING?! It’s been two games, for crying out loud. Pouncing on the back of Villas-Boas on the players is hardly going to help. Yes, a draw against West Bromwich Albion wasn’t ideal, but we also have to remember that the Baggies were never going to be turned over.

Tottenham Hotspur were lucky to pick up all three points at home last season against West Brom, a solitary Jermain Defoe strike separating the two sides. On top of that, many were expecting a defeat when the two sides met at Hawthorns last October, but a resilient performance enough to secure the win. Furthermore, the Baggies had defeated Liverpool, with minimal ease, on the opening day of the season, a result they were likely to draw confidence from.

Granted, a draw isn’t ideal, but there are positives to draw upon. Emmanuel Adebayor made his long awaited return to the Spurs first-team squad, Jan Vertonghen looked assured in defence while Kyle Walker is looking to pick up his season where he left last year.

Piling the pressure on Villas-Boas isn’t the way forward; if anything, it’s a backwards mentality. The system may not have paid of this afternoon, but have faith that it will. Don’t jump on his back; the media will inevitably do that. Just leave him to implement his plans because with the patience that some Spurs fans appear to lack; it will come off.


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4 thoughts on “Chill, Winston…”

  1. Did you stop to think they were booing the s##t ref??

    Yes AVB should have been told a every single person attached to the club that if you play jenas you will make the team unstable. Yes, Livermore and jenas equals no defence. But are we booing AVB or the team? no.

    Vertongen was wrestled (literal sense) to the ground for WBA's goal. Shocking.

  2. I would be inclined to agree that the fans werent booing the team or AVB just yet – that would be fickle even beyond our supporters Why he was even on the bench is beyond me and when he came on my heart just sunk. Oh well – rumours abound about Levy splashing the cash – lets hope its on players that AVB wants – then we can judge him.

  3. There were no positives at all tbh. But no reason for alarm either. We lack serious goal threat, in not sure that will be rectified and the lack of quality back up is worrying. But the window is still open and the football aorta far has been free flowing and creative… I expect things to click into place but you have to be realistic, teams are getting stronger… we're transitiobing.

  4. Jenas was played yesterday,

    1. So he can go on the Shop window.

    2. AVB can make him part of his pressing game as a squad player.
    ( We do need squad players, and in this role he should be ok.)

    Tactical mistakes yesterday was
    1. Playing Abe and Defoe together. I rather control the match and draw 0-0.
    We should keep doing the things we believe in.

    which caused mistake number 2.
    2. Defoe should have been replaced by an attacking midfielder.

    In the end we were a little unlucky.

    We lost 3-0 and 5-1 to City and Utd last year without Modders.
    I think we are a little unlucky to be on 1 point only. So Harry wasn't doing
    any better.
    Harry is gone.
    He was a character, who loved drama and notoriety.
    I think he had brought Spurs as far as he could,
    but after 4 years in power, he failed to get reelected,
    basically because Levy was afraid what other things
    would come out in the wash after the court case.

    Harry wasn't proven guilty, but he didn't prove his
    innocence either.
    Hence Harry lost the England job. Spurs lost a 5 m payout, and
    Levy said “Enough!”
    Levy played the percentages, Harry was too hot to handle.
    Harry was an entertainer, He made supporting Spurs
    fun, he was part of the magic.

    AVB has to do it his way 100%, and not listen to any of the bullshit
    OPINIONS of the fans, Levy and the media have. He has to not settle for
    the Harrys top 4 mentality, and crazy as it might seem,
    believe Spurs can be number 1.

    Levy must AVB give total responsibility for transfers.

    Its early days, I think we should all enjoy the ride.

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