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OMT - Tottenham Hotspur vs Woolwich Wanderers

Discussion in 'Spurs News & Views' started by Daisuk, 30 Nov 2018.

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Man of the match

Poll closed 4 Dec 2018.
  1. Son

    40.0%
  2. Alli

    32.0%
  3. Davies

    8.0%
  4. Eriksen

    20.0%
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  1. glorygloryeze

    glorygloryeze Paul Robinson

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    Jeez; we lose a game at Arsenal and some of you thunk we are going to try and buy Siggi back???

    We lost a game then some have lost their mind WTF??:eek:
     
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  2. Glenda's Legs

    Glenda's Legs Simon Davies

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  3. glasgowspur

    glasgowspur Vedran Corluka

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    That's what I'm hoping, just didn't want to be the one get shot down for saying it.
     
  4. glorygloryeze

    glorygloryeze Paul Robinson

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    Gomes? He's a Jorge Mendes client so ZERO chance we go for him, even if he is considered good enough
     
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  5. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Nayim

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    The same player we had a deal with whilst he was at Barca?
     
  6. glorygloryeze

    glorygloryeze Paul Robinson

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    Who are you talking about? Andre Gomes?

    I'm pretty sure i've read in several places that Levy has vowed never to buy a Mendes player after the Moutinho 3rd-party fiasco and the general way Mendes can make trouble for clubs via his players.
     
  7. scaramanga

    scaramanga Tommy Harmer Staff Member

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    :confused:

    He's similar to Eriksen in the way that Llorente is similar to Kane.
     
  8. harr1984

    harr1984 Steve Carr

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    Not saying hes as good as him, but of a very good level in the same sort of role. Eye for a pass, clever player, scores goals, better than Eriksen from what Ive seen at set pieces too....
     
  9. glorygloryeze

    glorygloryeze Paul Robinson

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    You think Siggi could work in a Poch team, with the work ethic Poch demands??
     
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  10. scaramanga

    scaramanga Tommy Harmer Staff Member

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    ...and in a similar way to Eriksen?
     
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  11. glorygloryeze

    glorygloryeze Paul Robinson

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    I think people have crazily short memories when it comes to some of the players that have left us in recent years..o_O
     
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  12. scaramanga

    scaramanga Tommy Harmer Staff Member

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    People also hugely underestimate just how good Eriksen is. He'd walk into pretty much any team in the world - you can't just bargain shop for a backup/replacement for players like him.
     
  13. harr1984

    harr1984 Steve Carr

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    Well Poch seems to think so?! Have you watched him at Everton? He's does plenty of running, hes not a luxury player. People talk as if you have to be some sort of superhuman to have the required work ethic under Poch. Yes we work hard but so do plenty of other teams, its not like we even cover the most distance as a team in the PL.....
     
  14. glorygloryeze

    glorygloryeze Paul Robinson

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    I've indeed watched Everton; decent team. they have been a step below us in terms of quality and workrate. Siggi hasn't stood out from the rest in terms of workrate and as much as Poch might admire Siggi i'm not sure he'd be keen for Levy to blow what cash we have on a player like him who often goes missing when the going gets rough and isn't even a patch on Eriksen when it comes to creativity, workrate AND the ability to step us when it counts in big games.
    There was a reason he left in the first place..
     
  15. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Nayim

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    Maybe but it was a deal expected to go through a few windows ago
     
  16. glasgowspur

    glasgowspur Vedran Corluka

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    Siggi is a typical Tottenham player of the past, one we looked too to highlight a dull a dreary game with a bit of magic, a player that reminded us why we love the game and support the club we do a clud that aspires to play the game to entertain.
    Thankfully we don't need that kind of player anymore, he's the past, let's leave him there.
     
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  17. harr1984

    harr1984 Steve Carr

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    He left in the first place because Poch was told by the club he was being sold when they was on an American tour and hed picked him for first game, Poch didnt have a say - he clearly states this. Goes missing when the going gets rough? When was this then? Must of been pre Poch. Poch has improved the meteorology of many who were already at the club when he turned up. Its Poch himself who described Siggy as the 'perfect player for him' not me. I never said he was as good as Eriksen but hes a more than able deputy....
     
  18. BrainOfLevy

    BrainOfLevy Simon Davies

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    I don’t think Siggy ever hard a problem with work rate at all, more the different meteorology compared to our players today. I think the pressure of needing to perform week in week out, and when the team isn’t set out to move around him like Swansea, meant he struggled to really break through for us. But a real talent and always worked hard.
     
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  19. nayenezgani

    nayenezgani Gerry Armstrong

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    He'd strengthen the squad though...
     
  20. parklane1

    parklane1 Andy Thompson

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    Always like Siggy, he was played out of position here mostly and was still fairly young when he left. He has since gone on to prove himself to be a very good player now.
     
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