A well timed kick up the arse

It’s not often such an abject train-wreck of a performance can still manage to bring such joy, but for those still claiming they have little emotional attachment to the Europa League, we can all be pretty sure that’s absolute garbage. Last night was the sort of performance that we all know and love from Tottenham… Continue reading A well timed kick up the arse

Entering the home straight with momentum

While The Hotspur Way was quite keen on pining for a ‘big European night ™’ it’s probably fair to say that none of us were expecting that. Far from just rising to the occasion and indulging in one of the finer marquee ties that – not just the Europa League, but European football as a… Continue reading Entering the home straight with momentum

Inter game reminds us what it’s all about

It’s always hard to write one of these pro-Europa pieces without aiming a sly-dig in the ribs at the twitch-hiker over in charge at Loftus Road these days, but as we look forward to this evening, it’s ever so hard to resist, isn’t it? There’s nothing better than throwing the words, ‘big’, ‘European night’, ‘White… Continue reading Inter game reminds us what it’s all about

Italian optimists way off the mark with Lennon bid

When your name is started being batted about by a couple of token publications about a nonsensical move abroad, it’s usually a sure sign that you’re enjoying a half-decent season and in regards to Aaron Lennon, that simply couldn’t be more true. In recent days, both the renowned powerhouses of journalistic truth in Football Italia… Continue reading Italian optimists way off the mark with Lennon bid

Real Madrid In The Champions League Draw

Good Greebling, As the time of writing we are merely a hop, skip and guaranteed beyond tedious address from UEFA away from knowing who we’ll face in the quarter finals of the competition. For those just visiting this planet – the names in the hat other than us are, Manchester United, Chelsea, Barcelona, Inter Milan,… Continue reading Real Madrid In The Champions League Draw

Van Der Vaart’s New Love [photo] & Three Unrelated Moans

Good morning fight fans. Every site is telling us that Dances with Scones has got away with ‘that’ incident. I beg to differ. He would have generated less publicity had he been carded there and then. All this business has done is ensured that every referee between here and Hong Kong has watched the footage… Continue reading Van Der Vaart’s New Love [photo] & Three Unrelated Moans