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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby westham,eggyandchips on Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:48 am

Georgee Paris wrote: Can you imagine Lords or twickenham getting trashed for a completely different foreign sport... and Tottenham.


You mean like archery or NFL?
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby Rocket on Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:58 am

Please do prove me wrong, but I can't imagine archery had much of an affect on the Lord's turf.
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby Hammer.CA on Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:45 am

Rocket wrote:Please do prove me wrong, but I can't imagine archery had much of an affect on the Lord's turf.


It did at Agincourt.
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby Kev59 on Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:39 am

delbert wrote:I know it's The Sun from September but it confirms what a Spurs supporting mate has told me:


So, Spurs record for tapping up players from opposition teams spills over to electricians!
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby delbert on Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:55 pm

I liked the bit about their weekly wage bill being more for contractors than for players........ :)
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby Ozza on Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:02 pm

We can laugh all we want, however they have a purpose built football stadium whilst we have a mechano disgrace that we don't own.

I hate them and our owners
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby chigwells finest on Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:20 pm

Jon wrote:Arsenal have stagnated since increasing capacity by 20k+



more to do with the emergence of chelsea and man city , as well as arsenal having the purse strings tightened

although i take your point
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby Lt. Discussion on Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:37 pm

Is it really purse strings tightening at Arsenal? Most Arsenal I speak to say they had the money but Wenger wasn't spending it.

But yeah. Chelsea and Man City being taken over by oligarchs hasn't helped them
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby steps on Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:41 pm

Lt. Discussion wrote:Good point whirlwind. Loftus Road remains one of my all time favourites.

Sad thing is after our move I think a trip to selhurst park is a treat


Was talking to mate the other day about having a away ticket for QPR back in the ‘90s which actually stated “diabolical view” on the ticket rather than restricted view.

Also the away end at Selhurst, you cannot see a bloody thing if you’re higher than a certain row due to that TV gantry. Plus I’m amazed how their snack bar / beverage area has passed health & safety over the years because loads of times Ive thought I’d end up in a crush to get to the bar.

I’m not dumming down the romanticism about old school grounds, just stating some of them could be bloody dangerous at times.

I also agree with others that modern football stadia offeres a largely sanitised experience. I can guarantee Spurs fans will hate the new adapted ground.

We even moaned when they put the Rio stand up back at the Boleyn. A lot of people said the atmosphere died and, wait for it, it was too far away from the pitch. :D
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby Georgee Paris on Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:06 pm

I remember one game at the back of the chicken run in the Boleyn with a pillar in front so had to stand but then also had to duck because of the roof and the angle - as views went it was utterly absurd. (good atmosphere tho)
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby Vic_Watson on Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:25 pm

Hammer.CA wrote:It did at Agincourt.

:) Agincourt was a mudbath before the first arrow was fired.
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby chigwells finest on Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:40 pm

Lt. Discussion wrote:Is it really purse strings tightening at Arsenal? Most Arsenal I speak to say they had the money but Wenger wasn't spending it.

But yeah. Chelsea and Man City being taken over by oligarchs hasn't helped them



that was their excuse , but they also bought a load of utter carp for a lot of money .

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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby stu1 on Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:32 pm

steps wrote:Also the away end at Selhurst, you cannot see a bloody thing if you’re higher than a certain row due to that TV gantry.


I’m genuinely shocked such a view meets the standards set by the premier league. You might as well not be at the game, as you haven’t got a ****ing clue what’s happening.
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby Row X on Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:53 pm

stu1 wrote:I’m genuinely shocked such a view meets the standards set by the premier league. You might as well not be at the game, as you haven’t got a ****ing clue what’s happening.


Which in turn creates overcrowding in the lower section.... because everybody in the upper bit tries to squeeze in lower.

The worst away stand in the league by a country mile, and that even includes the 4 mile hike to the top of St. James's Park.
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby Jon on Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:12 pm

:) Agincourt was a mudbath before the first arrow was fired.[/quote]

Apparently the French wanted it called off but the ref took a bung from Henry V.
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby westham,eggyandchips on Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:37 am

Another smack on the wrist.....

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/46143481
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby The Gibbins on Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:17 am

i think the Arsenal fan that complained to the ASA needs to get a life :lol:

He must be a right laugh on a night out...
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby claretandblue82 on Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:39 am

The Gibbins wrote:i think the Arsenal fan that complained to the ASA needs to get a life :lol:

He must be a right laugh on a night out...


He's probably got Ofcom in his favourites!
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby Happyhammer52 on Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:50 am

Saw a photo of their "Kop" looks absolutely incredible.
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Re: New Tottenham stadium (non-WHU)

Postby sutts07 on Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:11 am

Happyhammer52 wrote:Saw a photo of their "Kop" looks absolutely incredible.


Be interesting to see what 'type' of supporter they fill the 'kop' up with. It isn't cheap to get a season ticket in there, with some areas around the middle costing more than £2k per season.

Spurs could well fall foul of the same issue we have seen where older / less passionate / family orientated fans (who would like to sit and watch the game and join in with the occasional rendition of 'Oh Whennnnnn theeeee....'), get mixed in with the more vocal and passionate of fans who (who want to stand, sing and shout abuse all game).

I think we got it horribly wrong with our move and can only see the same happening to them.

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