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Is Obika a short term solution?

Is Obika a short term solution?

I seem to recall a few years ago, many Spurs fans hailing Johathan Obika one of our golden generation and someone who had a great future at White Hart Lane.

Yesterday, I actually asked whether Obika would have achieved less in terms of goals and assists than Emmanuel Adebayor this season and though Jon has yet to match the inflated expectation's of a few season's ago, I wonder if he is a player that could and should benefit from Adebayor's absence for a few weeks even if that benefit is a promotion to the bench as emergency cover for Jermain Defoe?

As has often been the case, Obika is scoring plenty for the U-21s (including two more yesterday) and since his early scoring form on loan at Yeovil, he has found hitting the net harder, you have to ask if that is more about the quality of supply or certainly in one or two loans, he has either been played in a wider role (Yeovil Part II) or as cover (Millwall). As is often the case, being great or terrible on a loan is no guarantee of future success or failure.

At Twenty-two, Obika is perhaps at a cross-roads in his career and though he can still be regarded as an U-21 for this season, that changes from August, therefore you assume he will be loaned, moved on or be in limbo. Too old for the development teams unless he plays as an over aged player and perhaps not considered good enough for the first team. Could this be considered a final chance, should he get it?

I quite like Obika from what I have seen of him over the last few seasons. he appears quick, energetic and reasonably strong at around the six foot mark and certainly in the younger ages, has a good eye for goal. Question is whether he has that extra gear to push from impressive junior to good enough senior, especially when that senior is in the Premier league.

Perhaps Spurs need to be realistic in the medium term and accept there is a need for four strikers, but getting two more in quick succession is difficult and comes with potential problems. Obika knows the club, knows what is expected and may well be worth considering as a 3rd/4th option, at least for the time that Adebayor is away.

It may well be the case that Defoe plays a blinder and we use him in every game, but equally we could see him limp out of training between now and Sunday afternoon. Clint Dempsey is the obvious back up, but what next, Bale or Sigurdsson? At least in having Obika at a managers disposal, we have a player who is a natural No9 and not one that can fill in for emergencies. Should he get given the chance and he does well, would there there be a logic to retain him as a regular squad option, at least for the rest of this season. At least that covers a position, should we not manage to sign anyone in the next two weeks.

Obika may well prove not to be good enough, but equally he may be one of any number of players that simply lacks the opportunity to prove he can shine. To date, other youngsters such as Livermore, Carroll, Falque, Mason and Townsend have all shown they are not out of their depth and even though they all are still to prove their worth as regular team picks, you wouldn't be horrified to see any one of them selected should they be required. Is Obika the next to get his chance?..



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Writer:OxfordSpur
Date:Tuesday January 15 2013
Time: 9:08AM

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once you step out over that white line you are one of 11 men representing Spurs, theres nowhere to hide and no excuses. You have to be good enough and able to handle the pressure. Has Obika ever played in front of 40,000 fans? He may have the talent but does he have the mental fortitude? It has to be an AVB call get it right and we progress a player get it wrong and the damage could be huge...
shedboy2
15/01/2013 09:22:00
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The answer to article title/question: NO!
TornadoYid
15/01/2013 09:23:00
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Proven quality is the answer!! Levy get your hand in your pocket!!!
TornadoYid
15/01/2013 09:25:00
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Give the boy a chance! he could save us a penny or two and be a revalation. Even if he does moderately well his sell on fee will significantly inflate. seems a no brainer to me. Get the boy on the bench
Mickeys1969
15/01/2013 09:26:00
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I think that it is safe to say that if any of these young guys were ready, AVB would have them on the bench occasionally to blood them. The coaching staff will have all their performance measures and see them in training with the seniors so the answer seems clear.
Love totty
15/01/2013 09:37:00
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Break the bank for Damaio. Even if we pay 30m, in 2 seasons he will be worth 50m.
vicspur
15/01/2013 09:37:00
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i think Coulibaly should also be given a chance. Adebayor is a lazy, predictable striker -get rid asap.
blackcatladder
15/01/2013 09:38:00
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I aso agree wholeheartedly with vicspur
blackcatladder
15/01/2013 09:39:00
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how easy is it to just go and get a player? Lets also assume we have 30m to spend on one player, are we then spending every penny we have on one player
oxfordspur
15/01/2013 09:48:00
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Just to clarify, I am not suggesting that Obika is going to be our savour and save us 20m on buying anyone else, more that he could or should be a player that is promoted whilst we dont have Adebayor to call upon
oxfordspur
15/01/2013 09:50:00
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if Defoe gets crocked (like on Sunday when Vidic or Scholes flatten him), we'll be calling on Jenas or Bentley to play up front.When oh when are we going to buy a decent front man?Our season depends on it.False economy to sit back with crossed fingers.Levy will be letting the whole club down if he doesn't act ...SOON.
wentworth
15/01/2013 09:54:00
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Lovetotty I disagree with your logic. We still have a pretty large squad and whilst Ade and Defoe are playing AVB isn't going to sit Siggy and Dempsey, for sure they'll be on the bench. That doesn't leave any room for an Obika. I agree that in the absence of a new striker buy he should be on the bench and maybe get a run out against Leeds.
jvd
15/01/2013 09:55:00
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vicspur if we spend £30 million on him now, add to that the wages and agent fees, and sell him for £50 million in two years, we have essentially just about got our money back. That is why Levy won't pay it and I don't blame him. £18 million is about right I think. I would love to see Dzagoev at the Lane, and I think this South Korean kid we are being linked with might turn out to be a master stroke. As for Obika, there can be no harm putting him on the bench, but probably not against United. I was surprised he didn't play against Coventry. Coulibaly is far too young and we actually have better younger strikers than him such as Coulthirst.
Sebthespur
15/01/2013 09:55:00
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The only way players get better is to play against better opposition. Without that progression you eventually stagnate. We definitely need to inject a youngster into each game. Even if they only get 15 minutes, they immediately see the difference in speed and talent and it makes them work harder at perfecting their skills.
jvd
15/01/2013 09:58:00
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Johathan Obika current age 22, from 2008-2009, his had loan spells at Yoevil Town played a total of 74 games scoring 18 goals, his also had loan spells at Millwall 12 and 2; Crystal Palace 8 and 0; Peterborough 2 and 1; with the last loan being Swindon Town playing 5 and 0 goals; all games 104 and 21 goals; scoring on a regular basis in the Under 21 Spurs Reserves; He made his first team debut in the UEFA Cup on 27 November 2008 against NEC Nijmegen. He also played against Ukrainian side FC Shakhtar Donetsk in the same competition. He signed a more secure contract with the club in January 2009. What vibes does his give off in training, he has ability in the reserves, but as Shedboy2 points out, it's different ball game in the first team, lookng back at Harry Kane same type of profile in the reserves he scored goals, but the day he missed that penalty vs Hearts @ home in the europa cup, that set him back light years. Obika might be worth a look, but that is down to the reports on his progress and AVB, I can't pass judgement on it being a YES or NO.
spu 4 life
15/01/2013 09:59:00
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No
RealDanger
15/01/2013 10:02:00
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Sebthespur, but the likes of Coukthirst are not out and out strikers. we have Coulibaly, who I agree is too young and raw, Lancaster (remember him) is still injured, I believe, and Obika, who is at least banging them in for the development squad
oxfordspur
15/01/2013 10:04:00
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vicspur if we spend £30 million on him now, add to that the wages and agent fees, and sell him for £50 million in two years, From Sebthespur; The BUT is it might win us some trophies, secure CL football, even a prem title, the ££££'s back = the £££££'s spent and we should be looking to have 5yrs out of LEANDRO, Plus shirt sales Number 9 can't see the poblem, op striker, win win.
spu 4 life
15/01/2013 10:05:00
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Didnt we have the same hopes for Harry Kane..... hmmm
mattspurs1982
15/01/2013 10:21:00
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One for th Out Tray; are in talks with Dutch side FC Twente over a return to the Netherlands for 19-year-old defender William Ekong. Steve McClaren's side appear to have won the race for the youngster's signature after Spurs decided that he was not going to make the first-team breakthrough they had hoped when he joined in 2010. The centre-half, who was born in Haarlem in the Netherlands and is a Dutch youth international, has been with Spurs for the past three years but has not yet featured with the senior squad
spu 4 life
15/01/2013 10:21:00
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I think we can give Obika a chance if the need arises. But generally at 22 you kind of know, it's sad to say, he isn't quite premiership material. He scores at at U21 level probably due to our U21 team being very strong. I'm sure he's also a decent player and might suit a championship team or lower league team. I hope in the long run he proves me wrong. Dempsey is our man. A proven premiership goal scorer regularly at Fulham and from deep for us. We trust in Levy and AVB so don't get too upset if we don't waste 30million on the wrong player. Why everyone always moans and doubts The shrewd Levy I have no idea. Time and time again he brings in the right player. Yes Damaio looks great. But if he doesn't want to come now its impossible to get him now. Defoe is having a great season. Sit back and relax....we're in the hunt for champions league football and are probably favourites with the squad we have over the scum ;)
willfry
15/01/2013 10:22:00
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I remember Lee Barnard banging them in for the reserves, the jump from reserves to first 11 is massive not only in ability but mentally. If the coaches think he ready then the next step would be to train with the first team, if he's not even doing that then his window for becoming a regular is quickly closing, ive only seen bits of him, but from what ive seen he' not premiership class. I'd put my money on Pritchard coming through.
coys1717
15/01/2013 10:23:00
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Leandro, Willian; Willian, Leandro, Sneijder, Negredo, an other, Son of korea. we have had more links than a set of snow chains
spu 4 life
15/01/2013 10:24:00
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He can't be worse than Adebayor has been so far this season. As it seems we won't be signing a recognised striker this window, we have little option but to give Obika a run and see how he gets on. With the right support and supply he might just surprise us all.
SpuriousLife
15/01/2013 10:28:00
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Ade has been instrumental to our top 4 place. His work on and off the ball (minus the goals) has been vital. Watch the game, not just the goal stats
mattspurs1982
15/01/2013 10:30:00
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Thats one of the problems though we could talk about P.Crouch doing the same job and taking half the wages. Ade needs to get motivated and start playing like he gives a damn.
coys1717
15/01/2013 10:34:00
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but Ox we must have c30m to spend on one player without blowing the budget, they told us we would have signed Moutinho 6mths ago if only it weren't for 3rd party/personal terms....delete which ever you think appropriate....Unless, unless of course they lied! no they wouldn't lie to us...they have been looking to spend 30m since Harry mentioned it a couple of years back.....why would we have any reason to dis-believe them????
shedboy2
15/01/2013 10:34:00
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why do people think Son would be such a good buy? Have you seen him play? has he done it over a couple of seasons?
shedboy2
15/01/2013 10:35:00
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we could sign my son...he's a pretty useful under 11 player so plenty of potential as well....;)
shedboy2
15/01/2013 10:37:00
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What about Torres, if he was available for 15m would you guys think it would be a good risk? Remember Bentley 16m, Bent 16m, Carroll 35m, Henderson 20m. I wouldn't hesitate personally.
vicspur
15/01/2013 10:39:00
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Let's face it our striker situation is a car crash and bad management we shouldn't even be talking about Obika for the first team of a top4 side...no papering over cracks we have to spend a little....Negredo and Willian would give us planty of options? Leandro offer 21m+Gomes+4m add ons...That'd be fair...
shedboy2
15/01/2013 10:41:00
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Son can play anywhere across the front line. He is not a prolific number 9, but has shown potential when played in that position. He has mainly featured on the right on a 3 up top for Hamburg. Bayern are interested, as are Fiorentina. The revneue streams and the sell on potential are massive - a definate Levy-type buy.
Sebthespur
15/01/2013 10:42:00
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Mattspurs – Just what I was thinking. Kane was meant to be our very own Alan Shearer, from what I saw (even in the europa) I was very disappointed. He has hardly set the world alight on loan either. If Obika is banging them in for the reserves then yeah it couldn’t hurt to put on the bench but that does not change the fact that we need an established proven goal scorer. Just like the fact that ADE went to the ACON, it doesn’t change anything, we need a proven goal scorer. Right on queue Defoe is having one of his many Dry spells and we are going to struggle

Im all for giving there’s lads a chance, like I say it couldn’t hurt to give him a bit of game time in the league if we are 2-0 with 20 to go. But to rely on him to carry us through to the CL???? Not in a million years. I hate to say this guys but at 22 years old, if he was going to make it he would at least be a regular premier league squad member by now.
hudderspur
15/01/2013 10:43:00
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I doubt him or Kane are ready otherwise with the shortage of strikers surely they would at least have been on the bench as back up.

My gut feeling both these players are not going to make it at Spurs. They may do ok at a lower PL but not at a club fighting for CL. This is the nub of the situation at Spurs we have had good young players and may be a few years ago they would have had a chance at breaking into our first team when we were mid table team but we are not that any more so it is harder for them. Now young players to break into our team have to be a bit more special. Look at Chamberlain at Arsenal he has something a little bit more than most young players and he is still only just getting a few opportunities with the first team. Youngsters at Spurs need to have something special that can be worked with and a hunger and a level head. Personally I think Carroll is one that has something special and seems level headed but his physical statue is his problem.

We all know we need a couple of class strikers or at least one and a youngster on the bench. I just don't think Obika or Kane are ready or good enough.

I hope we get a striker but all talk from AVB suggest we are not looking to do so.
thfan
15/01/2013 10:44:00
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Should have been on the subs bench vs QPR...Especially given all recent events. He could have been assessed then and for the next 2 weeks, before the transfer window closes. 2 goals last week....2 goals, yesterday.......if not used now, then we know AVB....is BLIND !!...lol
82spursdebut
15/01/2013 10:47:00
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Damaio is a short term solution, buy him and give him a 3 year contract, if he proves to be a success by the summer then extend his contract for a further 3 years!
yiddyboy
15/01/2013 10:50:00
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I don't understand how Kane can be written off when he hasn't played. His loan at Norwich was supposed to give him experience but so far he's spent most of it injured. If he gets a reasonable amount of time on the pitch between now and the end of the season we can maybe draw some conclusions.
jod
15/01/2013 10:54:00
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I'd happily see Kane, Coulibaly and Obika used as 3rd/4th options up top. We often only use one striker, so two quality strikers and two developing youngsters could be a good balance. Ade will come into form again. Remy and Damiao are both having bad seasons - not worth big money.
SamParadise
15/01/2013 10:56:00
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Seems Levy / AVB see Dempsey as the back up to Defoe while Ade is away
mattspurs1982
15/01/2013 11:00:00
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Kane was ahead of him in the pecking order & we have an option to recall him, so if anyone's getting promoted it should be a recall for Kane. Although I'd rather we showed a bit more ambition than that to give the squad a real new year lift but we'll wait & see.
Spurs Allday
15/01/2013 11:01:00
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Damiao had a bad season? 24 in 43! If that's bad I'd love to see him when he's good!
Spurs Allday
15/01/2013 11:07:00
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Did you see the Steffen interview on Ade going to ACON; Well he said, we have JD and CD, If needed Siggy can play loan striker and we also have the option of moving Gareth into that role. So that's it in a nut shell guys.
spu 4 life
15/01/2013 11:09:00
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No.....to Harry Kane.....he has not been on a football pitch enough, in the last 4 months. Dempsey and Defoe.......to just rely on them....RISKY !!...The season is going to get harder, now we are at the business end. We need a full productive squad, for the 2nd half of this season.
82spursdebut
15/01/2013 11:09:00
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spu 4 life He could be bluffing. The management is very secretive now, not like Harry & his blabbermouth style. They also need to make all the right noises to the current playing staff in case we don't manage to bring someone in. Don't want to make it sound like we've no confidence in them just in case we later rely on them.
Spurs Allday
15/01/2013 11:12:00
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Obika's wiki page is an indication - been on loan too many times and has achieved very little would prefer to see Coulibaly given a bit of a run out, just to see what type of player he is
spursnoob
15/01/2013 11:12:00
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Dempsey was such a strange buy, hurtling towards 30 so not really a cheap buy at £8m. Yeah he looked good at Fulham but we have seen that time and time again. Just like Luka looked awesome at spurs, he suddenly looks very average in a talented real Madrid team. Think Demspey just doesn’t seem to have a position nailed down. Its good to be able to use players in various positions but there is a risk…as the saying goes “Jack of all trades, master of none” I don’t think we will sign anyone else this window which is just so frustrating. In all fairness, no club has really done that much in the window as of yet. I really don’t know why they don’t make the January window one week, as everything is left to the last day or two anyway! Pastore and Llorente would be awesome, but back to reality id settle for someone like negredo.
hudderspur
15/01/2013 11:12:00
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I might be wrong but i remember only two strikers making it from reserve level and into the first x1 chris jones and mark falco
spu 4 life
15/01/2013 11:13:00
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I thought Kane would break through but once on the pitch with the first team he didn't have the same swagger and looked a yard slower, he may yet come through but I have my doubts...
shedboy2
15/01/2013 11:16:00
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Spurs Allday i was hoping the same, call my bluff !!! That Leandro guy,he dont get many goals does he, lol.. wonder what he would have done in Ade's place when cesar saved it, my guess is cesar would have been picking it out of the net. along with a few others on sat. why we toss around, the world keeps moving. Arry might have hijacked Remy and M'Vila to qpr? well that msn according to the current bun newspaper.
spu 4 life
15/01/2013 11:19:00
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Yes, i see......Naughton, siggurdsen and dempsey...as utility players.......but then you end up with NO cohesion, as a team. Like last saturday. PLus.....we still not convinced that they are quality top 6 premiership players, at present. Also wondering how Sandro is, after saturday !?
82spursdebut
15/01/2013 11:20:00
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hudderspur- agree Dempsey was a strange one especially after buying potential in Gylfi. I won't be happy at all if we don't buy anyone for the first team this window. Negredo and Belhanda or just willian or just Damiao...but we have to keep going forward not wait till the summer to see more TV money come in and everyone know we are desperate for a striker...the values will keep climbing...
shedboy2
15/01/2013 11:24:00
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I'd make Friedel our temp striker. At least he can shoot and his mobility is about the same as Ade!

Seriously though, we may well be looking for an interim fix. But is that not what we've been doing since Blurbastrop left us?. FFS Levy get into gear!
Critical_Spur
15/01/2013 11:28:00
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Have to give credit to Remy & M'Vila if they do go to QPR. I know there'll be a load of cynics saying it's just about cash but lets be honest wherever those guys go they'll make a nice amount of cash. They're full French internationals, players of that caliber don't need to go there & scrap at the foot of the table but they're showing a willingness to roll their sleeves up for a battle. Not something that's usually associated with French players.
Spurs Allday
15/01/2013 11:29:00
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THere's one BIG reason....why ....Remy and M'Vila...are considering QPR.........MONEY !!......lol
82spursdebut
15/01/2013 11:33:00
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This is a call that I'm happy to leave in its entirety to AVB. Independent of this call re: Obika, we really do need to bring someone in at the forward position. Unless, of course, AVB would like to go radical and plunge into the 4-6-0 waters, which could provide a quick shock to our opponents. I'm not sure we've the right players at this point for a 4-6-0, however. lol. Obika? Personally, I haven't seen enough of the lad to have an intelligent opinion about the lad, his talents, his mental make up, to judge the thread's question. Surely AVB has his opinion on this matter, and I respect him sufficiently to let him decide. He's shown some willingness to take a chance on young players, so if he doesn't want him on the pitch with the big boys, there must be a reason.
Total knobhead
15/01/2013 11:35:00
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Oh no TK not the 4-6-0 again!! lol
Spurs Allday
15/01/2013 11:37:00
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these guys have seriously deep pockets (qpr mob)i can see these guys being serious players in years to come-if they survive this season i see them as a threat to us and le arse given their and our spending power
ghulamville
15/01/2013 11:43:00
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Ha 4-6-0 lol Yeah it works when you have Xavi, Iniesta, Villa, Fabregas, Silva, Mata. We would have Bale, Lennon, Sandro Dempsey Dembele & Sigurdson! Can you spot the difference? Seriously we do need some creativity in the middle, someone with a trick and that can play the nice intricate stuff. I hate to bang on about it but Dempsey & Siggy have turned out to be bloody awful signings. Not really anyone’s fault though, I mean who could predict both would start off as bad as they have. I guess that’s what you get in the bargain bin though.
hudderspur
15/01/2013 11:44:00
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ghulamville One way or the other Tony Fernandes will eventually get it right at QPR. He seems a lot more clued up about football than what the previous lot were with their "boutique club". He's got deep pockets, patience & a decent grasp of the game.
Spurs Allday
15/01/2013 11:48:00
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hudderspur Sigurdsson is still only 22 though so I wouldn't give up on him just yet. Agree totally about needing a guy with quick, tricky feet. In a tight game buying a free kick can make all the difference, well as soon as we learn how to take one that is lol
Spurs Allday
15/01/2013 11:51:00
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tony fernandes seems like a real top guy,he interacts with his fans via twitter,never fudges a question-can you imagine our daniel like this
ghulamville
15/01/2013 11:52:00
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I think we got another Striking Dilemma for the Man.utd game. ...Dempsey, defoe, siggy....hmmmm.....not feeling inspired !
82spursdebut
15/01/2013 11:58:00
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What gets me is we fans every window seem to agree on what the team needs and for past few windows we have said striker and winger but we just don't get them. Now again this window we seem to be doing nothing about it and once again we spend all our time speculating and making suggestions about younger players stepping up and what usually happens end of the window we get disappointed. We just missed out of CL footy last season and had we invested in Jan I am sure it would have got us 3rd however, may be not with HR lost focus but this season AVB has kept us in it under a lot of stress with late arrival of ADE, then his injuries, injuries to Parker and Kabule and poor start of Siggy and Dempsey so what is the hold up with investing this time otherwise we can see the same mistake again as last January.
thfan
15/01/2013 12:00:00
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Harsh comparison there. Fernandes is more Joe Lewis level rather than Levy. It's not Levy's money & therefore not really his place. Any lack of ambition, investment or simple communication is down to Lewis. He's the guy at the top, Levy just runs the show for him so I'd assume he's simply doing as directed. Now a Fernandes/Levy partnership would be interesting.
Spurs Allday
15/01/2013 12:04:00
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The hold up in..investing (gambling)...comes down to money. Rich people prefer to say what they have, rather than what they have invested in.......example....Alan Sugar...not so long ago, said he could write a cheque for £100mill' plus...from his personal bank account...and it clear, the next day.
82spursdebut
15/01/2013 12:09:00
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for what its worth josip illic is the next rumoured player that is being touted
ghulamville
15/01/2013 12:10:00
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"Oh no TK not the 4-6-0 again!! lol," Spurs Allday.

All good entertainers return to their roots, SA. (And so do the poor ones, too.) But, this does provide a way of pointing out that if we have no strikers, we will be playing something like a 4-6-0 whether it's by plan or by default. Adebayor in South Africa. Imagine Defoe injured. No forwards left on the roster and none signed. Even if we call Siggy or Dempsey a forward, they're really not. We then will be playing an impoverished form of 4-6-0 or something like it. Better to bring in some key-turning midfielders and some with real tactical skills and play a real 4-6-0.

be careful, world, I can do something with this paucity of forwards of current THFC that brings back the 4-6-0 debate in full stride.

sign another forward this window, play the unplayed Obika, or listen to me rave on about the advantages of the 4-6-0 when there is no real alternative. COYS.

Total knobhead
15/01/2013 12:12:00
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I think Joe Lewis..wishes to use his Money to light the fire that burns his coffin.....so that he has plenty of ashes for the sea.....lol...lol....
82spursdebut
15/01/2013 12:12:00
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Now there's a threat to be taken seriously. Signings in January of a forward or two, of listen to the knobhead interminably rant about the need to play a 4-6-0! Surely re-signing Saha would be preferable to that! Repeated uses of exclamation points in discussions of the 4-6-0, or Saha, or sign a real forward or two. Those are the only options.

Save our sanity, DL.

Total knobhead
15/01/2013 12:17:00
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thfan - the hold up is simple and it is the same hold up that we've experienced for the past 8 windows or so A DISTINCT LACK OF AMBITION FROM ENIC. Things are good enough for them as it is at the moment. If we can stay in or around the top 4 or 5 each season with little or no investment from them (where is our much promised new stadium by the way?) then they are happy and they will keep their hands out of their pockets. It's a shame but it's true. ENIC = SHORT ARMS AND DEEP POCKETS.
SpuriousLife
15/01/2013 12:18:00
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Here here SpuriousLife, the fact is, whatever impression and propaganda they spout to the contrary, Enic, Lewis and Levy, prefer us just to be on the fringes of the top teams. They can as you say resist demands to sign top players, they can keep wage rates down, and generally restrict investment to the minimum necessary, all of which would be more difficult if we consistently sneak into the top 4 and the CL. This is especially true given that none of the current ownership have any allegiance to THFC, and could not even loosely described of as fans (in spite of what some allege of Levy), the club is just an arm of their property portfolio, just the same as the several other football clubs they have been involved in before, incidently rarely to the advantage of the clubs, ask Glasgow Rangers supporters.
Frank
15/01/2013 12:37:00
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Frank +1
SpuriousLife
15/01/2013 12:41:00
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Spurs Allday, French players rolling up their sleeves and ready for a scrap!! I don't know mate. Maybe something to do with French President wanting to put up income tax for the super rich which would affect footballers more than most. They are putting themselves in the shop window, thats all. Oh yes, I wish we would sign M'Villa.
vicspur
15/01/2013 12:48:00
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No vicspur if they wanted to just escape French tax players of that standing could go anywhere & earn big money but if they choose to go to the worst team in the league I think that says a lot about their character. They could go to Newcastle for example, they'd earn good money be playing on a better stage with better players & could still sulk their way out if a better club came in.
Spurs Allday
15/01/2013 12:59:00
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Dan Levy has not been back on vital spurs for some time aka Raging Spur, perhaps his busy in the transfer market?
spu 4 life
15/01/2013 12:59:00
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