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Champions league or the FA Cup?

With only days to go before Tottenham make the short trip to Wembley, all talk remains on our CL position and how rubbish Harry Redknapp is...

I received some criticism a few months ago for claiming that the FA cup was now a minor event and I went as far as to say I had little or no interest in the competition, but judging by the obvious lack of fervour from our fans, I have to assume that my opinion is shared by the majority and it was only a small percentage that truly value what was once a wonderful competition.

Of course I want Spurs to win the FA Cup and will be overjoyed if we were to beat Chelsea and one of the Merseyside teams because there remains the romantic in me that believes that winning matches and silverware is still what the vast majority of fans and players want, but let`s not kid ourselves into thinking that this is a competition that holds anything like the kudos of my youth.

I can genuinely understand the argument that people won`t remember who came third or fourth in the Premiership in a few years, whilst winning a cup is something that is embossed on your teams history, but equally football has now become all about those top four places and if you are not in the CL, you are regarded as 2nd rate and the FA Cup is now very much a second rate competition too everyone but those to take part in the final and judging by the fans reactions this year, I have to wonder how seriously we take a rare chance of silverware?

So I ask you, not what would please you more, but what would disappoint you more, losing an FA Cup semi final or final or missing out on a top four place?




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Date:Thursday April 12 2012

Time: 11:23AM

 

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