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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