All this quiet is driving me mad!

In the midst of all this quiet due to the international break, the voices in my head are louder than ever. Screaming to be recognized, I can’t help but ignore a few of the ones sounding out with fears, hopes and dreams for our beloved THFC.

Fears

The first thing that comes to mind is the health and fitness of our players during / after the break. Bad tackles and players trying too hard to prove a point to their respective nations is never a good thing, but always seems to be the case in these competitions.

Another fear is this whole VDV et Redknapp saga doing the rounds. The fact that there isn’t any news is more than enough reason for the media to create news, and this is just that. I’m pretty confident that VDV’s words were somewhat taken out of context, but in a time when things are going well for the lilywhites, we don’t need any negativity surrounding us.

If there’s any disappointment from his side, the Dutchman needs to realize he’s part of a team and that Redknapp will always have the final say as to who remains on the pitch. There will be plenty of time for him to play and (optimistically) score many goals.

Hopes

In response to my last point, I’m hoping the international break will allow time for any issues to subside between VDV and the gaffer. Let’s drop the BS and focus on nailing 3 points away to, what appears to be, a strong Newcastle side.

Newcastle United could possibly be over-performing at this point in time. They have a good manager in Pardew, but do they really have the depth to hold onto a top 4 spot, let alone a Europa qualifying position? I’m not so sure.

No matter what, Spurs are visiting Tyneside and focus and confidence are a must.

Dreams

The dream of all dreams is to see Ledley continue to play week-in-week-out. The stats speak for themselves and simply put, we’re just a better team with him on the pitch. He has the power to elevate the quality of others around him when he’s present.

Tottenham currently are the 4th highest scoring team in the league, and this form needs to continue. Scoring goals, especially at times when we concede unnecessary ones, is absolutely crucial. I dream of a Tottenham side with forwards, midfielders and occasionally defenders (from set pieces realistically) scoring plenty of goals to aid our fight for a top spot at the end of the season.

To conclude

So there you have it. Some of those annoying voices are content and have gone off to watch England take the lead against Montenegro. At least I’ll be able to sleep somewhat peacefully tonight.

COYS!

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5 Responses to “All this quiet is driving me mad!”

  1. TipsySpur Says:

    I dream of a constant Tottenham a team that’s wins away to Newcastle. I am taking it one game at a time. I also dream of an injury free Tottenham which I hope the new training center will solve

  2. Guest Says:

    Fortunately we are going along like an express train and it will take a lot to de rail us. So I don’t think Rafa whinging will be a problem for the team because Harry will just put him straight and tell him to stfu and get on with it. But if any of our key players get crocked in the international games that could mess us up. Newcastle are beatable i we can field our first team.

  3. el wehbi Says:

    @TipsySpur: I haven’t really thought about that but I guess the new training center will play a key role in the fitness of our squad. Interesting point.

    @Guest: We are on a roll (knock on wood) and I also agree that Newcastle are beatable. We need to be in form and do away with any negativity as the media will exploit this leading up to our match; also, Newcastle will desperately try to hold onto that top 4 position and a lack of discipline or focus from any player will do us harm.

  4. JimmyG2 Says:

    You worry too much el.
    It will all be fine.

    Oop’s red card; there goes Rooney.

  5. el wehbi Says:

    I’m in it for the drama Mr. JimmyG2.

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