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I read with interest media speculation that should Manchester United miss out of CL football, they will consider money making friendlies, as a means of recouping the lost revenue.

This made me think once again that clubs actually see the Europa league as a poisoned chalice and rather than have the grind of often meaningless fixtures, we will see clubs prefer to finish outside the runners up places and instead look at alternative avenues to increase revenue. Of course there is the potential that clubs have the burden of long haul travel to places such as Dubai, The USA or wherever the highest bidding comes from, but if in the case of Spurs, we failed to make the Europa league next season, would our major sponsors, such as AIA really be too upset if it allowed us to have a couple of money spinning promotional games in Asia for example?

These can always been used as get aways for the players, who might be placated by the idea of warm weather training as opposed to freezing days and nights on places like the Ukraine. Games could also be structured to accommodate more subs, meaning players get less playing minutes, while also not being expected to play at 100%. There is of course even the potential for non competing European clubs to play each other at times and locations not governed by UEFA and actually have just as much if not more interest than the so far dull Europa games, and actually make more money for less stress.

Changing the name from UEFA Cup to Europa league was purely cosmetic and in effect, was merely polishing a turd. With UEFA supposedly looking to flex some muscle regarding the financial fair play rules, can we actually see a disintegration of one or both of the CL or Europa leagues, as the potentially excluded teams actually see a benefit in not competing, if they can arrange their own games, as and when it fits them, as opposed to the UEFA schedule. Perhaps this will prompt a move more towards the European Super league or force UEFA to completely revamp their own competitions, if the bigger teams see serious alternatives elsewhere.

With increased "Partners" from developing football nations, can we actually see a man like Daniel Levy looking to exploit the financial benefits of non European competition and as fans would we prefer to see our side play not competitive games, if we knew it increased our revenue and allowed us to compete more in financial terms, but also made us fresher, due to less games that we currently face in the Europa league?..

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Writer:OxfordSpur
Date:Tuesday March 4 2014
Time: 10:27AM

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Ox, I'd rather take the silverware option! Uefa all the way for me! If CL isn't an option of course! United have the us stock market to keep happy so I think that would be more of a burden than competitive football, for us anyway! Also, who would really want to play for a team without european aspirations and a plan of playing friendlies in china or the like instead? Just a thought!
Dublin Hotspur
04/03/2014 10:57:00
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Agree, Dublin. And if travelling to Eastern Europe takes it toll in the EL, what kind of havoc would travelling to China or the U.S do?
SpursEagle
04/03/2014 10:59:00
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Also, isn't it the case that next season, the winners of Europa qualify for the CL?
ParkLane67
04/03/2014 11:09:00
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That's correct park lane! Potential double assault!
Dublin Hotspur
04/03/2014 11:17:00
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to clarify, the winners of next seasons (2014/15) will qualify for the CL in 2015/16
oxfordspur
04/03/2014 11:20:00
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Could we see World Club football in the next 10 to 20 years time? Best teams from Africa, Asia, Oceania, America and South America involved with the European elite clubs? Could be quite a mouth watering prospect? Maybe this is why Beckham wants to be involved with the US club football..sees a great opportunity to bring US football on a global scale using his popularity. Who knows eh? COYS!
James1
04/03/2014 11:20:00
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It would be nice James, but would have to be played in the closed season every other year, as the schedule would go mad, and travel would hurt everyone. Be great to watch though. Hopefully we would be in that elite by then!! Lol
Dublin Hotspur
04/03/2014 11:25:00
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Might be the death of International football.. COYS!
James1
04/03/2014 11:29:00
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It could be argued that international football is dying anyway. I have said for sometime that the number of meaningless games, particularly in qualifying has drained interest and again when we see england facing the likes of San Marino in the European qualifiers we know we will be served up crap games that have no validity. Would you for example pay to watch England v Stevenage? Im guessing that is the difference between the quality of some international games. I also believe that forcing international minnow countries to constantly play major nations actually spoils their own development as the need for self preservation is more important than trying to play football of any note
oxfordspur
04/03/2014 11:34:00
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But would an elite world club league further distance the big rich and successful teams? If the PL continued, would a world league be seperate, and promotion / relegation to the elite league be the goal? Would european football continue? Surely only the second tier competition! I think it would be great to watch, but very damaging to "also ran"clubs and football as we know it! Wouldn't mind a closed season comp though! It would be a nice distraction from Wimbledon!
Dublin Hotspur
04/03/2014 11:39:00
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International football will never die, the World Cup is always the biggest football tournement, that and the CL are the two competetions that players want to play in, and bring the most money for UEFA and FIFA.
Ossie
04/03/2014 11:54:00
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International football is clinically dead but then makes a miraculous recovery for the World Cup and Euros which takes the nation by storm no matter how rubbish we are, and we are always rubbish.

With City and us winning on Sunday it is virtually impossible to get out of Europa for next season. That said it actually starts proper next Thursday, everyone will be up for Benfica and after that it will just be quality teams. If we can win it this year it would be a light at the end if a very dark tunnel, this seasons been horrible, we deserve a trophy for our support.
T.H.F.Chris
04/03/2014 12:26:00
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Well said THF! and if you think England are always rubbish, try supporting Ireland..LOL! but when we do qualify for a tournament, Its festival time! Italia 90 was one of the best summers ever over here!! Big Jack.. Legend!
Dublin Hotspur
04/03/2014 12:47:00
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Not sure about a world tour .... but it would be nice if Tottenham toured Western Australia!! :-)
Geofspurs
04/03/2014 13:01:00
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Geof, I would go out of my way to make that tour, Ive never been to Oz, but would love to. I'm also hoping for a friendly in Dublin in the Summer, but if not, an EL draw with Shamrock Rovers again (the local team I support) would be a dream come true. I simply loved the home and away games, and to sit in front of big Pat J for the Dublin leg was amazing, always great to have a chat with a childhood hero! This is my secret wish that we Make EL this year! so selfish, but I want the spurs back here! just don't tell anyone!!!
Dublin Hotspur
04/03/2014 13:15:00
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Oh god is there any depths this once great sport will plunge to in pursuit of £££s. So so sad. Such an inconvenience isnt it - any football (including famous trophies like the FA cup and Uefa cup) that doesnt bring in the dough is now a waste of time!. Unbelievable how football has gone. One big marketing campaign now! I think if we are all honest the moment 4th place became more important than winning the FA cup was the moment football died. Will always support spurs but hate the way football has gone.
StillRickyVilla
04/03/2014 13:27:00
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Amen to that, SRV!!!

Why would we want a world tour anyway? Surely we'll just lose any fixture that follows such a thing?

Walks away whistling...............
coopsieyid
04/03/2014 13:44:00
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Well said SRV, the greed is unreal, but they have to pay the £300,000 per week wages somehow! equally crazy.
I love the cups, and am hoping we go all the way in Europe, I wish we would field our best sides for the cup games and not use them as an opportunity to "try him out" or try this out" rest so and so for the cup games" etc.
I would have loved to have been at Wembley supporting Spurs on Sunday, and would love to be in the FA cup! My 2 greatest memories were the cup final in 81, and the Semi final in 91! Why would we sack off our children's memories and a bit of glory just to be a runner up! CL has a lot to answer for, hopefully one day we will be contenders, but for now I want some more cup memories!
Dublin Hotspur
04/03/2014 13:51:00
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Dubai 6.5hrs in 1st class is a breeze !! how can that be seen as too far ?
totuae
04/03/2014 13:53:00
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Dublin ... I've wanted to visit Ireland since I found out both my paternal grandparents (who both died before I was born) were Irish. I was about 27 and in Oz when I discovered this! Oh, Yea, and your secret is safe with me!
Geofspurs
04/03/2014 13:57:00
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Coopsie - ouch!!! will that bait bite?
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 14:03:00
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I just think this is a nightmare of an idea - death of the game - I blame the Americanism of the game and GREED!!!

When in the US - love going to B'ball, baseball, gridiron - when in Oz - love going to Aussie rules etc but HATE going to all those here!!! I actually walked out of a NFL game at wembley recently - it felt so fake…

PL games should be played only in England - it's going that way of PL games being played worldwide. Not for me.
End of season tours etc is fine but I don't think that's what in mind of manure gits!
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 14:09:00
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SRV - agree with you and that road hasn't seen the end of it yet. I think teams aspiring for the top4 should be equipped to play on several fronts;
That's why I still respect Citeh and not much for Merseypoo!
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 14:12:00
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James - I agree with you but have you heard what's happening to the internationals as of next year? They are going to played in blocks with two days in between the games! Absurd but true!
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 14:14:00
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SRV, i'm in complete agreement with that. It's about silverware, which we have a good chance of winning. Next year Europa leads to Champions League which will increase popularity, sponsorship and value of competition. Looking at other articles I'm excited and optimistic about winning games in March. Same was said couple years back to make top 4. Had to play Arse, Scum and ManUre. We won 2 and drew 1 meaning our win at Citeh confirmed 4th. The team shouldn't need reminding of payback for Liverpool, and we're at home to Arse, so players, and fans, will be up for it! Time to show some character and backbone. After such an "awful" season we've a good chance in Europa and of making top 4 still, so I can't agree that we should give up now, especially as Soldado has hit a winner of us in our last game! Let's make these 12+ games something to think positively about. COYS!
melloSPUR
04/03/2014 15:33:00
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Guys, Have just signed up to this forum as an Aussie Spurs fan since I was 11 years of age in 1973! Don't know if all of you were aware of the great PR not to mention the $$$$ that rolled in during the last pre-season when United and Liverpool toured downunder. The mighty Melbourne Cricket Ground (in my humble opinion the BEST sporting arena in the world) was filled with a sea of red for Liverpool's game with in excess of 95,000 in attendance. The singing of "You'll Never Walk Alone" nearly brought a tear to my eye. Hard core 'Pool fans even said it surpassed what Anfield can dish up. I suggest you google it for those that have not seen it. The Premier League is a phenomenon in Australia now. With our domestic A League growing in seriousness and professionalism (10 years in now), and EPL still only available on Pay TV an seen in the middle of the night here obviously, it is simply amazing how much media coverage the English game generates here, and how it has certainly resonated with the younger generation. Surely, in such a competitive environment, where every dollar...err pound is at a premium, building a global brand will help the coffers and ultimately help with on-field success. BTW, in case you missed it, Man City have just bought a large stake in the second of the 2 Melbourne teams, Melbourne Heart, and will probably see them rebranded as Melbourne City. City (yes, with their well-stocked resources) are serious about growing their brand and the obvious flow-on benefits that will occur.
Melbourne Spur
04/03/2014 15:41:00
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yep i did think who Manu might be doing "exhibition" matches against. I cant see this being more value to us than pre season matches though. Manu are going to dominate the negotiatiions with the opposition if they do this
troffer2
04/03/2014 15:53:00
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Welcome Melbourne, but no more about Aussie tours,
I want the dublin tour!! ;-)
Dublin Hotspur
04/03/2014 15:56:00
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Welcome Melbourne Spur....
MAN ON!
04/03/2014 15:58:00
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But are united a big draw because they have competed in the champions league an triumphed by playign and beating the best teams in Europe? Surely they as a draw for "money spinning friendlies" won't be that atttractive if they finish half way down the table and fail to qualify for two years in a row - becaue of all these international friendlies!?

Any competition that increases your profile and also football experience and knowledge is a good thing. Spurs have to learn how to balance European football and league form. The Europa league gives us a chance to do this. If we were to win it this year I doubt we would be so disparaging of the competition! If we had beaten Basil last year and won the final we'd be still crowing about our European title!

Oooh the Europa league thats just a wooden spoon competition, wah wah - Oooh 100 million is too much money to win on the lottery wah wah - Oooh anything I don't have isn't worth having and anything that is hard isn't worth doing wah wah. Bunch of cry baby sissys! Am I the only who looks back at our glorious past and sees only one Champions league appeance - yet we're too big for the Europa league????

Slurms McKenzie
04/03/2014 16:16:00
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Good news Dubln, the Hop on Hop off bus tours of Dublin are starting this month for the lead up to Saint Patricks Day! Who wouldn't want to be remebered with their own holiday and lakes of green vomit?
Slurms McKenzie
04/03/2014 16:19:00
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Geof great to hear you have the ould bit of green blood in you! You can now grow red facial hair regardless of the colour of the hair on your head and proudly display the humble spud as your national fruit!
Slurms McKenzie
04/03/2014 16:21:00
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StillRickyVilla, Who needs the FA Cup or the Europa League trophy when we've got Loser Levy, AIA, Under Armour, The Scrooge and a tiny outdated stadium... We've even got our very own ENIC Auction House and a state of the art training facility! Fans like you are so ungrateful SRV... ;)
Pele10
04/03/2014 17:01:00
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I went with no on the poll...
Slurms McKenzie
04/03/2014 17:10:00
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Slurms, we're even spending €130m to turn the pyramids green! What recession!! Gotta love those buses and our flat boat that goes under the Liffey bridges and all you can see is the water and sky! Paddywhackery of the highest order! Lol
Dublin Hotspur
04/03/2014 17:44:00
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Welcome Melboure Spur - one of my favourite cities … MCG is certainly a fantastic stadium/complex!!
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 17:46:00
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Slurms no worries there you are in good company - there a few of us who thinks we should go for everything! Btw I think manure has huge historical pull because of the Busby era and the Munich disaster!
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 17:49:00
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Who would you like instead Slurms?
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 17:50:00
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Football for me died the day sky got in on the sport, also the CL which i hate with a passion because it has ruined every other competition and nobody gives a **** about winning cups anymore. When the **** did finishing 4th in any sport feel like winning apart from football
whitehartmart
04/03/2014 17:59:00
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Whitehart, well said
Dublin Hotspur
04/03/2014 18:14:00
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If Man Utd fail to make the CL then they will spend big, on top top players, to attempt to ensure it doesn't happen again, and not on £26M aging nearly men, or £30m "promising young players" but on game changers, match winners, they can still attract top players. If they undertake a tour to replace their CL revenue, these games will sell out, and be a success, because they have huge fan bases on every continent, and in every football playing country, due to years of success both on the field, and with their marketing strategy off it. It may be controversial to say it, but I believe the fall out of the Munich disaster, and the subsequent outpouring of grief and sympathy assisted in this, building an aura around the club, as well as their years of success that followed. We are not in the same league with regards to playing history, fame, or pulling power overseas, so this option would not succeed to the same degree for us.
Frank
04/03/2014 18:28:00
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Frank, agree with your post, but don‘t forget loser Levy does work with the other giant of world football, the mighty Real Madrid as their official feeder club! Danny baby has even got the contract to prove it! He's a 'big time' feeder club LOSER...
Pele10
04/03/2014 19:15:00
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Frank - Like they did with Mata? Or with Fellani?
woodyn17
04/03/2014 19:19:00
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I agree with you Whitehart but we do have to move with the times… but lose our values - that's why I as so pleased with the big squads -so that we could going on all fronts… FA, league, PL and EL! I will not be pushed off of my great passion so the men in the white suits and the TV stations can bog off!!!
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 19:27:00
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Frank and Pele10 - I really don't think that either of you are talking facts - your deep seated hatred for Levy is obvious. I don't think much of the guy myself but there are worse and as woodyn17 points out - not that dissimilar are we ?
I won't let my dislike for one guy turn against the club that I have grown to love and invest so much in
so please wait for the glory years in another way rather than putting the club down!

Highgatespur
04/03/2014 19:37:00
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Pele, have a look at the other thread "Deal done for Yahaya", might answer a couple of questions relating to the supposed RM "agreement"!! worth a look mate!
Dublin Hotspur
04/03/2014 19:51:00
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Good thread Dublin - very educational - insightful!
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 21:02:00
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Thanks for the welcome guys - much appreciated :)) Spurs IMO must continue to grow the club in emerging markets i.e Asia and the Pacific rim in order to grow the brand and crack the glass ceiling of the big 4. It's nigh on impossible to buy Spurs merchandise here, but guess what? You can probably find ManUre toilet paper if you were so inclined. (sorry pun intended). Utd and Liverpool will always draw a gate internationally even if they were up against the local U18 5th division reserves side because they have a history of success. It's time to think global to win local. We don't want to lose generational players like Bale any more, rather entice them, keep them, and win trophies with them. A key platform, which is obviously tugging at the heart strings in North London and beyond is a new stadium. Unfortunately it's mandatory to compete with the big boys. Aussie Rules Footy, the biggest sport in Australia, has gone down a complete track of sports socialism. We went from a sport played at a local (state) level and slowly dying , to one now played on a national scale with 18 teams now scattered around the country, a draft for players based primarily on the NFL/NBA model, and a salary cap on players' income. It caused major heartbreak when introduced, but it gives ALL clubs a fair playing field and equal opportunity for success. A major component which was also introduced was that the 9 teams based in Melbourne (there are 18 teams in the league) are now based at either at the MCG (100,000 capacity) and Etihad Stadium (52,000 capacity and a retractable roof). This was a major sticking point as the clubs had to forsake traditional (and dated) 100 year old grounds that although loaded with atmosphere had well passed their used-by date. These tough measures have seen record club memberships for 13 consecutive seasons, enormous (for our small market) TV revenue, and massive media exposure. As much as it could help an already great competition get even better with the EPL, these measures are unlikely to see the light of day in the UK. LOL could anyone imagine seeing Spurs share a stadium with the Arse on alternative weeks? If we remove, the blinkered (and yes traditional) vision I can tell you that it works brilliantly. Sorry, may have gone off on a tangent there! Just the major criticism that we see here with EPL is that usually only 4 teams have a legitimate chance for a championship, and one of them isn't Spurs.
Melbourne Spur
04/03/2014 21:07:00
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If you miss out on Europe all together it's an good idea to look at alternative money-spinners. Not that we're fleeced enough, but... But I prefer competition over any meaningless stuff. I'm a cup lover. The Europa is fine, by me.
jerkinmahjurgen
04/03/2014 21:16:00
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Brilliant insight Melobourne Spur - you course the L'Arse TP outside WHL at times!!!
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 21:19:00
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Same here Jerk, glad you survived the disappearing trick on this thread!!!
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 21:20:00
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*sorry Melbourne that's meant to say - you can also get the L'Arse TP outside WHLat times!!!
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 21:27:00
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Melbourne Spur, great post. Unfortunately the EPL has just become a global brand, a global money-spinner. Where winning anything or glory comes a distant second to greed and making more and more money. You are right its not even a competition - apart from the competition as to who has the richest owner. We are obsessed at spurs on the money on offer for top 4 (to the sad detriment of glory - despite what the banners around the pitch say) yet the reality is even if we qualified for the CL 10 years in a row (which we wont of course) we still would not be able to compete with city and chelseas owners let alone the global money making machines united and pool. Under these circumstances it is difficult to maintain your enthusiasm. Every "I wish we were out of europe or the cup so we can concentrate on top 4" type comment i read gradually eats away at my football soul. At some point there wont be any soul left. I remember last time we reached the CL and many on here wanted harry to put out a weakened team so we could concentrate on qualifying again - absolute madness. What is the point in any of it! We need a glorious win in turin to make everyone understand and remember why we actually support a football team in the first place. Im not confident but hopeful!
StillRickyVilla
04/03/2014 21:41:00
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Great post Melbourne, not sure I agree with the americanisation of the EPL in such a fashion,and i don't think wage caps or fair financial rules would work. Look at Liverpool this year V last, they are there cos they improved dramatically, and yes, kept suarez, but I think they would be up there even without him! Giving managers time to run their vision through is key, the stadium is key, paying higher wages than we do is key, and being competitive in europe (either) is key! I agree with the globalisation marketing strategy, but playing catch up is a tough game with UTD, Pool etc, so yeas emerging markets (US / Canada ? Asia / Africa) could and should be the way to go!

By the way, Dublin is less than 300 miles from WHL, and you would struggle to find a spurs shirt in a sports shop here, let alone melbourne!
Highgate, I bought 3 rolls for a tenner after the stoke game over xmas, I save them for mornings following a rake of Guinnes and a good hot curry!!
Dublin Hotspur
04/03/2014 21:44:00
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Oh brilliant - I even took a picture of the man selling them - I thought it was brilliant ! And that following information is what I term as "Too Much Information"… Glad to see you did ok in the twilight zone….do you think he is barred from everywhere else?!

On the topic I would hate to see a Spurs "team" in HK, Aus , India or US - I'd just hate it! But could've been useful for the likes of Bentley et al!!! btw fancy setting up a stall with spurs shirts in Dublin ? A business opportunity?!
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 21:52:00
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Hello!
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 21:53:00
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Is anyvody theeeeerrrrrrreeeeeeeee...
jerkinmahjurgen
04/03/2014 21:53:00
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Now THAT'S magic!
jerkinmahjurgen
04/03/2014 21:54:00
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Whilst I still do not like the format, now that the Europa League from next season offers the chance to gain Champs league qualification I feel it will give it a little more credibility.

Yes, we should explore all revenue streams but IMO not at the sacrifice of European competition. Whilst finances may be greater with money spinning friendlies, surely it can also be argued that European competition is a valuable learning experience.
Cider spurs
04/03/2014 21:55:00
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Highgate, I would Love to, but we have to get every other person n Ireland to move away from UTD, Liverpool and Celtic! no one even supports our own PL here!!! How do we do that, Oh I know….. MELBOURNE!!! WE NEED YOUR HELP HERE!
There is a definite opportunity for club merchandise here though, for any club, what available is Official shirts, some training gear for the above mentioned teams and slippers for the above mentioned teams. A soccer store would work!
Dublin Hotspur
04/03/2014 21:57:00
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Sorry, should be an EPL store!
Dublin Hotspur
04/03/2014 21:57:00
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It is ain't it Jerk!

Cider I would also want to hold back on friendlies as the players keep saying how tired they are!
Merchandise yes, a brand club yes whatever but wary about players flying here and there everywhere during the season!
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 22:00:00
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Dublin...I noticed you said you cooked Asian cuisine, curries and such. Also you state Guiness and a hot curry. Mate, curry the hotter the better for me. Struggle to get a truly hot one round here, done the phaals and all associated. Usually got to get the chef to knock something up dependant on what pub has just had the pleasure of my drunken stupor
Cider spurs
04/03/2014 22:02:00
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Highgate...I'm wary of Ade catching a return flight back from anywhere.
Cider spurs
04/03/2014 22:05:00
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Where are you based Cider? Next time in London - look me up - will take you to one of the best curry places!!! Drink after the curry to enjoy it even more!!
Highgatespur
04/03/2014 22:07:00
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Anyway, time to spend a bit of time with my good lady. I bid you all goodnight and hopefully will catch you all tomorrow.
Cider spurs
04/03/2014 22:09:00
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I can't leave without answering that question Highgate. I'm down here in Flooded Somerset. I will most certainly look you up mate, curry and a good pint is my ideal. My missus prefers the old Chinese food. Being a gent, we usually end up going down that route. Same for yourself, as said to a few others(you know who you are) If ever down my neck of the woods, I'll show you around and no doubt introduce you to some of our local fare and produce.....Cider, lots of it.
Cider spurs
04/03/2014 22:17:00
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Freedom of Speech! Ban The Bomb! (Not the retard...) LIBERTY! Say NO! to corporal punishment. And remember, if you get called a bunt, RETALIATE! (Or ignore it). How can David Cameron run England when HWCNBN can't post on VS?!! LOLOLOLOL TEAR DOWN THE WALL!
jerkinmahjurgen
04/03/2014 22:17:00
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Highgate....you're #1. Top of the members league. ;-)
Cider spurs
04/03/2014 22:20:00
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Night Cider, belated hello to Melly Spurs!
Slurms McKenzie
05/03/2014 00:38:00
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You're on Cider - here's hoping the worst is over and things are drier ! Hope you haven't been effected too much! Better calm down on the post - don't wanna be stepping on any toes! Take care mate.
Highgatespur
05/03/2014 01:30:00
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Jerk, as Wolfie said "Power to the people" - the overlords can't be overthrown by even the Data Protection folks!!! Lordy me - eye opener or what?
Highgatespur
05/03/2014 01:32:00
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Slurms ... It does explain my love of mashed potatoes, my urge to watch another Celtic Thunder DVD, a rather strange and disconcerting habit of suddenly talking with a Celtic accent, nightmares about Oliver Cromwell, a lack of fear of snakes, and my dream of Tottenham playing in an all-green strip (and I don't mean very defensively with 11 goalkeepers). And I won't even mention Danny Blanchflower!
Geofspurs
05/03/2014 01:33:00
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Melbourne ... And another welcome from across the desert!
Geofspurs
05/03/2014 01:35:00
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Highgate ... You're dead right ... United was adopted by football fans all over the world because of Munich. That event was the basis from which their popularity grew, and it has never died! A perfect example of, the most negative things can have positive side effects ... always look for the positives or, as a very naughty boy once said, 'Always look on the ... !
Geofspurs
05/03/2014 01:56:00
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Other?0%
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League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 36 22 11 3 77 30
2 Spurs 35 19 12 4 69 39
3 Arsenal 36 19 10 7 67 25
4 Man City 36 19 7 10 64 30
5 Man Utd 35 17 9 9 60 12
6 West Ham 35 15 14 6 59 17
7 Southampton 36 16 9 11 57 14
8 Liverpool 35 15 10 10 55 11
9 Stoke 36 13 9 14 48 -14
10 Chelsea 34 12 11 11 47 7
11 Everton 35 10 14 11 44 6
12 Watford 35 12 8 15 44 -6
13 Swansea 36 11 10 15 43 -13
14 WBA 36 10 11 15 41 -14
15 AFC Bournemouth 36 11 8 17 41 -20
16 Crystal Palace 36 10 9 17 39 -10
17 Newcastle 36 8 9 19 33 -25
18 Sunderland 35 7 11 17 32 -18
19 Norwich 35 8 7 20 31 -26
R Aston Villa 36 3 7 26 16 -45
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2.Taricco the yid6
3.80deg16minW5
4.dogeatdog5
5.meee935
6.Real Deal4
7.Dave the Yid3
8.Greavswasthegreatest3
9.raphaellau3
10.123spurs2