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You know what this is all about by now, so no point giving you loads of spiel, though it's gonna be a long one anyway!. On with the show!! The first one is one that you'll all know I'd be over the moon with.......

MICAH RICHARDS - Tottenham are set to step up their interest in Manchester City defender Micah Richards, who is set to leave the Etihad this summer. Spurs ready to make Richards offer Richards is down the pecking order at City and is expected to seek an exit at the end of the season in order to kick-start his career after a disappointing couple of years at the club. Widespread reports this week claim City are set to offer Arsenal right-back Bacary Sagna a contract in the summer when his deal at the Emirates expires, meaning Richards will be even more surplus to requirements under boss Manuel Pellegrini. With Pablo Zabaleta being first choice and Sagna tipped to come in, Richards' future looks increasingly uncertain and he will welcome interest from the likes of Spurs, who have been keen on the one-time England international for a while. There are also claims Liverpool could make a move for Richards amid uncertainty over Glen Johnson's future at Anfield, but Spurs are seen as the favourites at this stage to land him.

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STEVEN CAULKER - Yep, once again we are linked with buying someone back that we sold previously. Personally, though I know some are probably nursing a semi at the prospect of him returning, I wonder if they have actually watched much of the lad this season? He's been pretty ordinary at best. I advise you to look beyond the goals he's scored (5 of them I believe?) and get yourselves onto some Cardiff forums. You'll soon see what they think of him, some say he's got good potential, quite a few aren't entirely convinced by him. Included are those who think they overpaid for him, that he isn't that great defensively, and that he isn't much of a leader considering he's their captain. I'll leave it up to you, though I believe talk of a buy back clause is incorrect and, instead, there's a 30% discount written into the deal, should any other club bid for him. So, if somebody offers say £10mil, IF we were interested, we could offer £7mil and they'd have to accept. Anyway, that's enough about him, I don't see him as an upgrade on anything we have, so he won't get the regular football that he left the club for in the first place

LOIC REMY - Tottenham scout Ian Broomfield is a big fan of Remy and previously recommended the club sign him from Marseille. Remy is willing to wait until after the World Cup to decide his future but has no intention of returning to St James' Park next season. YES PLEASE!!

JORGINHO - This is a weird one, because he only signed for Napoli in January. Anyway, here's the story... Arrived in the January market at Napoli the midfielder Jorginho didn't find so much place, but attracted the interest of important club. His agent Joao Santos is in London, during there days he had contacts with Arsenal, but also Tottenham are observing the situation. They are asking only information and the idea could become more real in the next few weeks. The 12th of April the Brazilian agent will be in Italy and he could talk with Napoli about the player's situation.
I'm led to believe he's a midfielder with a bit of creativity. Being Brazilian, I can believe that.

BENJAMIN MENDY & MATHIEU VALBUENA - The defender and midfielder of Marseille, Benjamin Mendy and Mathieu Valbuena are observed in England by Tottenham and Newcastle. Valbuena has almost decided to leave in June: there is/was a deal ready with Valencia

I know nothing about either player, so this was what somebody who does, had to say. 'Valbuena was the next big thing in France like 7-8 seasons ago but never lived up to his hype. He's turning 30 in a few months so can't see Spurs being interested at all.
As for Mendy, he's only 19 and seem like a potential LB but naturally too early to tell (built a bit like Micah Richards)'..... I like the sound of Mendy!!

Finally, not a player, a manager. Hopefully somebody will know something about him.

LEONARDO JARDIM - Spurs are being touted as a potential destination for highly rated Sporting Lisbon manager Leonardo Jardim, according to reports on the continent.

Tottenham`s defeat (or should I say, capitulation) at Liverpool this weekend will have a major say in just where they finish their season and could also have a major bearing on Tim Sherwood`s future with the club.

There have been plenty of experienced managers rumoured as having the potential to replace the retired midfielder should the North London side look to change it up, with another name added to the ever-growing list today.

Portuguese newspaper Diario de Noticias state that Spurs are keeping tabs on Sporting Lisbon boss Leonardo Jardim, who has worked wonders with the underperforming club.

The Venezuelan-born coach has had spells with Braga and Olympiakos before taking over at the Estadio Jose Alvalade and has taken Sporting from sixth place last season to second this term - with a return to the Champions League in the offing for the historic club.

With Jardim still only 39, similarities with fellow youthful Portuguese coach Andre Villas-Boas will naturally be made.

The report states that Tottenham are joined by AC Milan and Marseille in monitoring Jardim`s progress ahead of the summer.

Well, that's yer lot, sorry there's not more. Hopefully that last bit won't matter & Gullit was telling the truth when he said that LVG is already our manager. ITK unfortunately says differently.

Just for s bit of fun, here's that Russian left winger that I'm so desperate for us to sign. He's skinning Kyle Naughton, Twice, in the same attack :-)


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Date:Monday March 31 2014

Time: 8:29AM

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1st things first ! WE ARE *****
South L/Derry Spurs
To be honest Coops the names you mention are no good, we need KoKo the clown in the middle of the park and maybe the big bad wolf on the right wing. I'd even be keen to sign the chuckle brother as our defensive duo.
what about this 'great squad' we have here at Spurs ! how many times have we heard that been talked about !! utter rubbish !
South L/Derry Spurs
yea how many of these players do we actually sign from these 'no sense' rumors :) usually a good read coops but i cant even be ar5ed with the mood i'm in today !
South L/Derry Spurs
I think our director of football had done his scouting on the wrong day because it looks like our recent crop of recruits was bought straight from Sunday league football
Spurticus wash your mouth out mate !! we have a 'great' squad !!! :)
South L/Derry Spurs
Remember Lamela ? he's back training ! every cloud has a silver lining ! check it out his youtube videos he looks amazing
South L/Derry Spurs
I think we need decent EPL players rather than more Brazilian risks. I'd definitely go for Richards, along with one of the following from Lukaku, Benteke, Bony or Remy. Bony would take my vote - all round good as the others Remy would be a decent shout but needs service - something we aint great at. I would also add some EPL strength to the squad, even Ashley Cole would do at LB for a season or two ala Gallas (altho he wouldn't be a popular move). Finally I'd be tempted to hijack Southmapton for the likes of Lallana, Rodriquez, Lovren. With Richards at CB, Cole at LB and Bony up top with Ade - we wouldn't be far off. Lamela one wing, Lennon the other and a decent manager who knows how to use Eriksen, Paulinho and Moussa... Wishful thinking
Cheers coops. I would really love to see our current crop performing. Unfortunately I see a load of them leaving. We need to get shot of rose, Townsend, walker, prob kabs. We need a few positions sorted, but we do have class here already, just misused, depressed and leaderless!
any news out there on serious manager options, or teams wanting some of our weaker players? I'd say there are plenty of clubs looking at the likes of our new recruits! Really need an announcement on management now!! Sorry mate, hard to get buzzing about potential new recruits when we are in the situation we are in now, if you know what I mean.. So depressed! Expected to lose yesterday, but was hoping to make a match of it! First corner in 76th minute?? Hard to face the day! Never thought I'd look forward to a season being over, but the way things stand, I fear next year could be worse!!!
Dublin Hotspur
Unfortunately Dublin I agree with your post.

This year promised so much and has failed to deliver.

With the WC this Summer and the manager merry go round to, well, go round, the future is looking bleak, hope I am wrong !

Ricardo Rodriguez LB, Konoplyanka LW. Sorted. Micah Richards to cover RB and CB, add to this Doria, great young CB, or, Fabian Schar.

This to me gives us a very solid backline to build from. Need to lose one out of Bentaleb, Dembele or Paulinho and attempt to sign a player who has the ability to split Midfield with one pass. Get away from this sideways passing. Yes we have Lamela, Chadli, Holtby and Eriksen for the AM roles, but a player who can dictate the game from further back is most certainly lacking.
Cider spurs
what player is going to want to come to us with Dim in charge?....feck him off asap...get Caulker back, Konoplyanka, a LB...and if we can Lukaku/Benteke and we're ready to go..we can sell Andros, rose, Gylfi loan Bentaleb out and the rebuilding can start...
That's the point shed, we are screwed if Tim is here much longer, even til the end of the season! Our die hard spurs heads don't even want to play for him, let alone the international newbies! Who the hell would want to join Tim's party of chaos!!
Dublin Hotspur
The ones out the door should be Rose, Naughton, Friedel, Siggy, Holtby (neither are top 6 players), Kaboul, Dawson. 7 players that really aren't good enough for where we want to go. I'd even sell Townsend for 10m while his stock is high, as he'd been found wanting. We've created a squad similar to a few years ago where we had stacks of deadwood (Jenas, Rocha, Bentley, Pav). Even bringing back BAE would be better than Rose
Micah Richards should not be mentioned in any article related to Spurs. Surely someone who has gone so spectacularly backwards across several years should ring alarm bells. You have seen how much Kaboul has gone backwards after 1.5 seasons out. As for Remy, he has a knack for scoring, and has a versatility. He would suit Arsenal, and given his nationality, it is quite surprising that Arsenal haven't gone for him. I would go for him. Anyway. What we are seeing is how we neglected the defence at the start of the season. a) We put Ekotto on loan. We bring Rose back....fine, but he was our only official LB. Big mistake. Rose needs competition for that role, and probably would lose out to a more natural LB....but would be adequate back up. b) AVB wanted 4 cbs. Kaboul should not have counted as one of them given his injury woes. Incredibly short of numbers at the back. c) Caulker sold. Fine, but replacement Chiriches was obviously selected for his ability on the ball ahead of his defensive fit AVB's system. AVB's system never worked. d) Vertonghen continuously messed about by being put on left. We certainly have adversely affected his performances by doing this. He does not feel valued as a CB by us. e) RB - Walker has been dodgy for some while, but he has attributes. However Naughton has also been messed about, and now needs to go as he will never progress to the adequate level without games at RB. So for me we need to focus on defence this summer. Definitely 1 LB, 1 RB needed. I would re-sign Caulker - challenge him to become our next captain. Hold on to Vertonghen and NEVER start him on left. Keep Sandro and Capoue for their added steel in midfield. Carefully assess Kaboul, and see if he could ever get back to the level he got 2 seasons ago. We lack stability at the back, and it shows big time.
Thats it, blame the players brought in for the disorganised mess created by the prat in charge. After all thats exactly what he does.
matt hoten
mattspurs1982 - we have to be careful not to make the same mistake as last summer. We cleared out too much EPL experience and replaced it with non-EPL experience. You did mention that we need EPL experience but we also should not clear out too many players at once. Yes, some were creaking, but they achieved a better level of performance than this lot! People say that we lack leaders, well Parker was a leader. It is well known that he has taken half time team talks himself. Yes, he could never last a whole season, and was on the wane, but if you are going to clear out a leader, then you MUST replace him with another leader. Baldini & AVB neglected leadership and EPL experience. The irony is there. We put Ekotto out on loan, and his replacement Rose is less reliable. We replace Caulker with Chirches, and whilst the latter is a captain of Romania, Caulker subsequently becomes captain of Cardiff at such a young age.... Plus only Ade has scored more open play league goals than him at Spurs this season. And Caulker has managed 32 starts, and Chirches 13.... It is not just about ability, it is about reliability. Can you play whole seasons? Are you resilient? Consistent? We let that go in Caulker, and brought in uncertainty in its place. We let Livermore and Huddlestone go. Yes, neither are going to set the world alight. But again, these guys have scored and assisted better than our non-attacking midfielders. Plus they have racked up more apps too. Their EPL experience, and reliability have been lost, and we bring in guys who cannot hack it.
TonyRich - oh I agree, we need to balance clearing out the players that will never be good enough while retaining EPL experience. Which I why I believe the summer recruitment should solely focus on transfers frm EPL clubs. Shift out some of the rubbish to create funds, and buy from these shores only
Let's look at the crazy factd. We had AVB who had less then a year of Premier League Experience when he hired him. By the time he got fired, he maybe had a total of 2 years. Then we got Baldini, who knew a bit of the English game but only at the international level. Also had virtually no experience in the premier league. We then went out and got 7 players from all over the show with a total of zero games experience in the PL. Beside the Bale issue, we then also got rid of Huddestone, Dempsey, Caulker, Ekotto, Defoe etc - all with lots of experience in the PL. Then to top it off, we hire a new manager who has managed how many PL games - a big fat zero.. And we expect to be challenging for the top 4. Let's compare the pedigree and experience of our competitors! So now the time is to evolve. Hopefully (big hopefully) the players we have brought in will settle, and start to perform. Rose is not a PL defender - and Liverpool took full advantage of his and Sherwood's tactical incompetence
One more bit. We have Eriksen, Holtby, Sigg and maybe even Dembele and Paulinho who are supposedly best playing just behind the striker.
Who we hold onto and Who we let go, has to be down to the next man in charge, because this wearing your heart on your sleeve crap is cutting no ice anymore, same with respect to showing all the passion in the world, most of us, in fact all of us would show it. Rose backs Sherwood, well anyone who picks Rose, he will back, his a poor left back, get's caught out ball watching far to often, this part of the team has been a week spot all season; Sandro I feel is our best holding midfield player, I would look to add Alex Song to our squad and in as Sandro's partner, his sitting on the bench at Barca and his only 26, we know what he did playing for Arsenal, as for attacking options that part needs a clean sweep, we need goals and more assists, Townsend and Lennon dont do either, on that part of our team I would look to both Konoplyanka who's 24 and Antoine Griezmann 23 replacing them two. If we can't get hold of the ball, which is our problem at the moment, because teams just run through us Sandro and Song would give us some bite and stronger central partnership, Konoplyanka and Griezmann are quick attacking players score and make goals; Micah Richards always has time out injured, would we not be getting another Kaboul, I will leave the defence to people who have played as a defender, I never did, Chiriches showed good and bad points when he played, I still think he can be a force in our defence, Walker is our best full back, once someone tells him how to play, to get the best out of him, he has so much pace, his decision making lets him down. First ship out Sherwood and bring LVG IN.
spu 4 life
HGH Magic good game over the weekend, see the result was Crystal clear.
spu 4 life
For what's it worth - I'm with Dublin here except for a few I think the present squad will be good enough under an effective experienced manager. I think the maanger's deal has been sealed and signed. Don't which one but I think it'll be announced soon (hopefully) and the players probably have signed already - who knows in this bizarre season of ours? Coopsie I'll be tracking the name as the months go - Kono definitely!!
I can't really judge the current squad. Based on the first ten or so games of the season we looked like a very solid if offensively limited bunch. Had Ade been played and he showed the same form as he did in the early Sherwood games I don't think AVB would be out of a job. If we look at our games against the top six teams then our squad is relegation fodder. But ultimately we've played like a mid table team for most of the season and thats where we'll finsh surprisingly. If we ditch the naive high line defending, play wingers on the wing, Embrace the idea of a proper defensive midfielder and learn how to pass the ball then we could have a decent squad on the books already.
Slurms McKenzie
The only chance we have of signing anyone of any quality is by having a top manager in. We are going to be lucky if we finish in any Europe cup next year. Is it realistic to think that anyone worth wanting will buy into TS? IF and a big. IF TS is still here he has already admitted he doesn't know the overseas players we have in the squad.

what we have on our side is the timing of the worldcup. It's so early in the transfer window that hopefully the good players will stay once there is an announcement about the manager. Most will be distracted by playing well in the WC and prob put moves on hold until after. Given LVG replacement has been named (as I understand) if the club make an announcement early enough we have a chance.

what we need in though really depends on who orchestrates out!!!!!!

ps Coopsie saw the rumors yesterday about LVG coming in with a younger understudy who has more experience than TS (although that's not hard) so the younger guy is ready with a smooth transition to take over in 2-3 years. Any more info out there on who the third person is? I saw someone ask about levy paying two lots of wages and LVG said no problem, was happy to transform current squad with limited players in out?
Come on Coopsie, if there was ever a day when a nonsense thread was needed today is it! Given the events of yesterday!

Spurschick while I hope those rumours are acurate, it strikes me slightly as grapsing for straws. the whole understudy thing didn't work for the Rep of Ireland, has it ever worked for another club? Surely if LVG, 18 months in gets into trouble like AVB did then he gets fired surely the understudy will be ousted as well. Our problems seem to have stemmed for AVB not being given his full three years to see out his project!
Slurms McKenzie
talking of crystal, I had this point I would have Pulis over Sherwood - and there no way you can compare the CVs of LVG and Jol. Even so Jol was not very far off. He lacked a bit of tactical acumen, and lacked some belief , and could have done with some better players.
The long term prospect of the understudy depends on who it is I think slurms. What I mean by that is if it is someone the club see as a long term viable option now but don't think has the tactical ability to walk straight in or is likely to be seen by the players as not having enough experience by the players to manage them, the thought maybe this is the best way for the squad to have someone influential enough to retain vital squad members, whilst giving them time to respect the incoming manager. Realistically a lot of the squad won't be there in 2-3 seasons time anyway due to age. What will be nice if it works is hopefully the younger manager will gain respect and knowledge in all competitions as hopefully next season we will qualify for Europe for the following season, get to know the players and make slight tweaks over the course of 4 transfer windows (ie the second and third year) and really take over a squad that he has helped design rather than just inherit a squad (hope that makes sense!!!)
we need a miracle...lets turn to Jesus....he gave Tim a lesson in the EL...;)
Shedboy how is he on crosses?
Slurms McKenzie
I see city start work this week on their 20k plus seat expansion this week!!!
Dublin Hotspur
When do they start that work Dublin?
Slurms McKenzie
This week apparently. External. Then up up up over the summer! Completed by season start according to my man
Dublin Hotspur
Must have mcalpines fusiliers over for the job! Lol. Believe the main infrastructure was incorporated before they moved
Dublin Hotspur
If we, as looks possible, miss out on even EL football, why should some of the players mentioned want to come to Spurs. What can we offer them, ambition, I don't think so, Top wages, I don't think so, especially with Levy maybe having the excuse of reduced revenues, due to no European football. I would personally welcome Caulker back, he has huge potential, has had to play in an "Alamo" defense all season at Cardiff, and ironically he has scored 5 PL goals this season, and he doesn't take penalties, a better return than our £26M striker.
Dublin there are no steel company to compensate!
It's all on site and there to build on for them! Pay the gooner kebab men and get on with it! Many undeserving people win the lottery! Let archway win their battle and get building!!! Sorry highgate. Bad day. No more excuses from the club! Let's get moving on every front and show some intention!
Dublin Hotspur
Dublin Hotspur. Nothing Spurs can do about Archway Steel right now. That's in the hands of the local authorities etc.
Man on, can we not just pay them what they wNt! Bitter pill... But....! I think it's more the board holding back on that one. A mill here or there is nothing in he grand scheme of things, especially now! Give them their lottery win, retirement, cruise. Whatever.
Dublin Hotspur
Dublin Hotspur. It's past that point now, with them, I think, appealing against the outcome of the CPO. It's not just a question of buying them out unfortunately.
Before we can talk about signings, we really need to know who will be left in the squad and where we will be playing. If out of Europe, I'd suggest a squad of 18 is all we need. Since I believe 5-10 will categorically wish out, we may be down to the number we need. Then, we'd need to sell players befre we even deign to think about new signings. Really, what do people feel will be left of this squad come August? As for the quality of the players we currently have in the squad, I do not agree with many that the signings were poor. I feel they have been rushed in and expected to live up to huge expectations. Soldado scored plenty the last two seasons. He is an in the box striker. He needs service. He also needed to get used to the EPL. He was thrown right in. Lamela was poorly mis-managed. He is a talent and his numbers from last season were reflective of what he could do in a system that was designed to get something out of him (4-3-3). Capoue is a beast. Scored lots of goals last season from MF. Early injury after a few impressive games kneecapped his season. Again, rushed in because Sandro was still out. Then was rushed back to play CB. Eriksen has rarely played where he should. One of the most creative young playmakers in Europe but we play him on the left, if at all. Like Mata, his lack of defensive awareness and work is what kept him from just jumping in to the squad. Chadli had played all over the place. So has Townsend. They should be our two winger options on he left, with Lennon and Lamela on the right. Man we are a long way away from that. Chiriches is a right sided player. So, is it really shocking he looks poor when stuck on the left of Dawson, who also can't play on the left. Kaboul is equally poor on the left. Injuries have had a huge effect on this season. Sandro, Lennon, Ade, Rose all forced new players to be thrown in to the fire, too soon, and often in less than desireable positions. Vertonghen out of position totally soured his disposition. Change the manager to a completely different style of play expectations and you have Bentaleb starting over full internationals.

The results against City and Liverpool were terrible, but there was nowhere near the sniping and individualism that we now see. This is not team. This is a bunch of rich individuals looking for greener grass. Yesterday against Liverpool looked even worse. Two great saves from Lloris and a huge miss from Henderson stopped the crooked score from happening. I did not detect one player playing for the manager or the shirt. That, to me, is the most disconcerting thing about ll of this. Hard to rebuild quick when no one cares. COYS
The most frustrating about this Dublin is that the deal that citeh signed means that they can do whatever they with that complex... lot of good has come out of it and the buildings doesn't anyone else - it's all a complex.... I do want that stadium!!!
peterballb- agree with most of your post - great one. You're missing out Holtby - MEGA mismanagement. I reckon, with justifiable hindsight, more personal than professional based.

I do reckon the whole thing was mismanaged... AVB gutted over Bale and Mutinho and then the man in charge.... I don't know about the size of the squad you advocate - I'd like two Wembley runs in the absence of Europe and our dismal record of injuries (and recovery time) the squad should remain at 25...

at a workplace once you lose the respect, credibility and trust for the boss everything else tends to fall apart... I reckon that's what's happening... I'd like to give the squad a further year.... except for those shown to be out of their depth or past their best.
Melt down at whamboyz tonight ?
Highgatespur - Interesting watch, especially from 8 minutes onwards. Really makes you wish Tottenham would communicate with fans like the do in Germany.
rahn DMC
Some names put forward are fantasy football. We are extremely unlikely to be able to sign players like Koko when their clubs are about to benefit from CL money. I doubt Levy will finance £30m per player offers considering the success this met with
Highgatespur, the League and the two cups does not give enough games to keep a full senior squad of 25 happy. There is no way. 2 games in August, 5 in September, 4 in October, 3 in November is all we played and we were still in all of the domestic competitions. Even with decent runs in the League and FA Cups, 45 games is not a large number. 18 players have at least 6 Europa appearances to add to their PL stats. This is what keeps plaers happy. 18 players means 11 starters and 5-7 players that will get a decent number of sub appearances. Go out early anything can happen in cups) and those 5-7 players will become quite unappy. If you hav a big squad, you need 4 competitions. Otherwise, go small, hope you get lucky with cups and injuries. That's Everton's game plan every year. When Harry left, we had to get rid of 8-10 discontented players, and that was with participation in 4 cups. You will not sell top players on coming in and sitting on the bench, just in case. COYS
peterballb I just hope we get some one inspirational to get going again - this fiasco cannot be repeated again. But the injuries and the rate of recovery does seem to be concern...
I like Ashley Williams from Swansea and also like Micah Richards, but we could not have him and Kaboul in the same squad as both too injury prone. worth a gamble though as strong as an ox when fit. we certainly need at least one, maybe two new centre backs - Dawson not good enough, Kaboul form dipped and Jan has a bad attitude and form poor this season after a great season last.
We need a few experienced heads - Ashley cole on a free for a couple of years would do a great job for us and left back has cost us soooo many goals this season. No transfer fee, so pay the wages.
Get Holtby back and sell the under performing Lennon whilst we can get something for him.
Windlespur are you referring to the rumors that man utd want Lennon?
This is an interesting read about our future management. Hope it's true. ......
longtimespur.. Looks like we need Man U to do well and not fire Moyes, if we're to get LVG. I also believe, as he does, that you can build a winning team without a load of expensive superstars. That's what I like about him.
Thanks longtimespur - really hoping this will come true but you know how things go with Spurs... if this fails I wouldn't RdB... need an announcement before weekend's game...
Coops, I'm hurting…. are you?? please, I need good news tomorrow or I swear I'm gonna decking build a treehouse for me hat will fall down!! find out what you can! please! missus is getting proper angry, kids unsettled! no affair, just spurs falling apart I keep telling her… all will be well I tell her…. "when" she says…. soon I say!!!
Dublin Hotspur
*fecking* and *That* fecking fone
Dublin Hotspur
Oh dear Dubs - things can only get better......
All is well highgate!!! Just a bad day!!! Cheers mate!! I love my spurs and feel so fecking let down. Wife is grand, laughing at me checking feeds for news on Tim. She now hates him more than me!!! Lol
Dublin Hotspur
I know Dublin - I've written got it back and re written the postcards posted it etc... fully understood... Your wife must be wonderful indeed... well done on turning the wife - that seems to be the trend after yesterday... Take care - hoping tomorrow's the day!!!
Dublin and high gate - hope so too, but wishful thinking i fear - not sure levy cares about our views and will see it as only six games to go. Clearly we could implode further in that time - is that possible :(
*** AINTREE*** 2.00 Activial…. (based on SPU4Life's early tipping) 2.30 Dynaste 3.05 (The Doom Bar Hurdle Coops!!) Grandouet E/W but can't see the New One getting Beat at odds that are too short! 3.40 Mossy Joe (and also a small e/w on Warne) 4.15 Arnaud (good word over here) 4.50 Oscar Whiskey 5.25 Seefood Happy betting lads!!
Dublin Hotspur
Aintree Thursday 2-00 ACTIVIAL (Nap); 2-30 FIRST LIEUTENANT; 3-05 THE NEW ONE; 3-40 MOSSEY JOE; 4-15 CLARET CLOAK; 4-50 OSCAR WHISKEY; 5-25 ANY GIVEN DAY. 7 races, 7 selections @25p super heinz total stake £30-00, consisting of a total of 120 bets, you could try a 10p win super heinz staking £12-00
spu 4 life
Yeah, I reckon it's a favourites day. Was gonna do a Heinz for 50c and back seefood on his own. Few similar a there. Well all be millionaires if that one comes in!
Dublin Hotspur
My selections worked out about as well as our season.
spu 4 life
Mine too! I'll have a look tonight and I think another Heinz! Did back warne outside of the SY so still in the game, just €5 down!
Dublin Hotspur
Fridays picks:
2.00 art of payroll
2.30 o faolains boy
3.05 boston bob
3.40 your busy
4.15 giant of a man
4.50 stonebrook
5.25 Hannah's princess.
just a few small ew bets today!
Dublin Hotspur
Let's try again with the following; 2-00 Josses Hill; 2-30 Many Clouds; 3-05 Module; 3-40 Ma Filleule; 4-15 Beat That; 4-50 Lyvius; 5-25 No Pushover.
spu 4 life
Nicky Henderson has utilised a special Grand National fence on the downs and his Topham Trophy trio of MA FILLEULE, TANKS FOR THAT and GIORGIO QUERCUS have all negotiated the fence with a certain amount of aplomb. Ma Filleule surpassed expectations with her generous run in defeat at the Cheltenham Festival and has had a light preparation in order to go into the race fresh. LONG RUN, HUNT BALL, TRIOLO D'ALENE and SHAKALAKABOOMBOOM have also pleased with their efforts on the special schooling ground, especially Long Run who must have a good chance of starting favourite for the race. GRANDOUET will revert to hurdles in order to protect his novice status over fences for next season. This willing worker moved with his customary verve in his latest bit of faster work. JOSSES HILL ran his heart out to finish second in the Supreme Novices' Hurdle and should enjoy the better ground in the equivalent race. BEAT THAT is unlucky not to be unbeaten this season and he's been cutting the mustard in his work ahead of the Sefton Novices' Hurdle. TISTORY will join him in that contest and the latter has gone forward since his clear-cut Doncaster triumph. OSCAR HOOF is on the upgrade and looked a happy horse in his spin ahead of the Mersey Novices' Hurdle. VOLNAY DE THAIX will also give a good account in that race and is making up for list time. LYVIUS has worked as well as most of the handicappers and is one to bear in mind at a big price for the two-mile handicap hurdle. CASH AND GO will go in the same race but wants soft ground to be seen at his best. NO PUSHOVER strode out willingly ahead of a shot at the bumper, and seems to have progressed since her narrow Newbury triumph.
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Dublin you may wish to save this link in your favourites, I find it most useful during the flat season Flyball looked a powerful type at Doncaster and given racecourse experience should go close in the 2-20 at Leicester today,
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Great cheers mate . Will do. Good luck.
Dublin Hotspur
So this is the day Aunt Betty (don't have a Aunt Betty) will place her 50p on the grand national, selection based on the colours, horses name or the jockey, for what it's worth my selection for the GRAND NATIONAL is TRIOLO D'ALENE, my other selections for today below. After a bad day at the office on thursday, got back in the game yesterday Josses Hill won, Ma Filleule won, Beat That won and Flyball at Leicester got up to win by a nose.
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Sat; Aintree Selections 13:30 Oscar Hoof; 14:05 Hinterland; 14:50 At Fishers Cross; 15:25 Victor Hewgo; 16:15 Grand National TRIOLO D'ALENE; 17:10 Vasco Du Ronceray; 17:45 Bringithomeminty; Over at Lingfield today going in on the following three 13-15 Exchequer; 14-25 Mutawathea; 15-40 Barley Mow.
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Jaysus mate, that was some day you had yesterday. Good piking. Mine was pretty much like thursday apart from Boston bob. so prob broke even again.
Heres mine for today. I'm going sheet or bust with a few each ways. I agree re the national. I've never won money in the race, and my wife seems to win every year on names and colours!! LOL.

1.30 Splash of ginge
2.05 Trifolium
2.50 Thousand stars
3.25 Saint Are
4.15 Long Run<5.10 Katgary
5.45 Aqualim.
Dublin Hotspur

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