Peoples History of Tottenham Hotspur: How Spurs Fans Shaped the Identity of One of the Worlds Most Famous Clubs by Martin CloakeA Peoples History of Tottenham Hotspur is the story of how fans helped create the identity of a world-famous club and tells a story from a perspective rarely acknowledged. Drawing on social history, contemporary press reports and first-hand interviews with the fans themselves, authors Martin Cloake and Alan Fisher trace the clubs development from being the team of the suburbs and the rising south, through the glory years and the arrival of mass, popular culture, and into the modern era of the game. It is not a tale of trophies won and lost, of players bought and sold. Instead, it is the story of how one of the games oldest and most famous teams was formed and established by its fans and how its identity was created by them. It evaluates how the fans relationship with the club has evolved, as the game has changed: from those bygone days, when a club was at the heart of a local community, to the modern era, where the worlds leading football clubs have to compete as multinational brands, appealing to fans on a global scale, stretching much further and wider than the north London footprint than the clubs founders would have ever imagined.
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Tottenham are broken There is no teeth-gnashing sense of entitlement here that comes with a lot of fans, but this Spurs team is broken. Probably irreparably. More accurate is that they are maximum achievers. He squeezes every last drop of footballing juice from his players. This has served Spurs very well.
Wilshere said that the draw against Ireland, a forgettable match, was required for England to tune up ahead of the Euro qualifier in Slovenia. Speaking after the draw with the Republic of Ireland in Dublin on Sunday, Wilshere was asked whether he had learnt a lesson from the episode. I think that side of things [criticism of going out to celebrate] was a bit harsh. One of the press officers told me. It was a surprise. Wilshere said that the draw against Ireland, a forgettable match, was required for England to tune up ahead of the Euro qualifier in Slovenia on Sunday.
Jack Wilshere has been reminded of his responsibilities by Arsenal after leading foul-mouthed songs mocking Tottenham Hotspur following an open-top bus parade to celebrate winning the FA Cup.
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There's always a time and a place for everything, except a cup of tea - there's always time for a cup of tea. But generally most things are best saved for a reason. Here's a few examples of things, and when they should and shouldn't be done:. Singing rude Arsenal chants at football grounds - NOT during an exam. In the video above, a young lad can be heard starting chaos by singing the "We hate Tottenham " chant in the middle of an exam. Situated in what looks like every school hall every kid grew up with, the troublemaker bursts into song.
Arsenal News. Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere mocked rivals Tottenham in a foul-mouthed outburst during the FA Cup winners' victory parade on Sunday. Thousands of Arsenal fans cheered the squad despite the rainy conditions as they paraded on open-top buses from the Emirates Stadium to Islington Town Hall, celebrating the club's record 12th FA Cup victory after successfully retaining the trophy with a win over Aston Villa. The Gunners faithful waited patiently for several hours for the team's return to the Emirates, where skipper Mikel Arteta and vice-captain Per Mertesacker presented the FA Cup on stage. As the players, who were pictured celebrating in London after their victory on Saturday, revelled in the atmosphere, midfielder Wilshere took to the microphone, in a repeat scenario from 12 months ago. Wilshere, who has come through the youth ranks at Arsenal, started a chant mocking local rivals Tottenham, asking the crowd: "I have one question, and one question only: what do we think of Tottenham?