Spurs vs. Charlton [r]

Discussion in 'Tottenham Hotspur' started by Malkamus, Nov 6, 2004.

  1. Malkamus

    Malkamus New Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Screw Santini -- lets go out there and get a win!
     
  2. metropolis2k

    metropolis2k New Member

    Sep 7, 2004
    England
    Carrick on the bench. Redknapp is back in.

    This sounds interesting though... Defoe, Kanoute and Keane all starting.
     
  3. Malkamus

    Malkamus New Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Robinson
    Pamarot-NN-King-Bunj
    Davies-Redknapp-Mendes
    Kanoute
    Defoe-Keane

    Listening to it on the radio -- this sounds like how they are playing it
     
  4. metropolis2k

    metropolis2k New Member

    Sep 7, 2004
    England
    0-1 Shaun Bartlett volley.
     
  5. Malkamus

    Malkamus New Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Damn. Sounds like Pamarot blew the coverage
     
  6. metropolis2k

    metropolis2k New Member

    Sep 7, 2004
    England
    Sounds crap so far

    EDIT: From bad to worse...

    0-2 Another Bartlett goal off another cross.
     
  7. Malkamus

    Malkamus New Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Double Damn -- Bartlett again with time to spare in the first half...
     
  8. Malkamus

    Malkamus New Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Davis comes out for Zeigler to start second half.
     
  9. metropolis2k

    metropolis2k New Member

    Sep 7, 2004
    England
    0-3

    I'm wondering if the formation is this now:

    Code:
             Robinson
    Pamarot King Naybet Bunjevcevic
    Keane Mendes Redknapp Ziegler
           Defoe Kanoute
     
  10. jumhed

    jumhed Member

    Mar 26, 2001
    London
    Club:
    Tottenham Hotspur FC
    This is truly hilarious. At least we can write this season off after 13 games, as opposed to last seasons 6.

    Go on Charlton, pile it on!

    I'd like to see Carrick come on for Redknapp, and Ricketts back off loan to kick Davies up the arse.

    This is laughable rubbish, but then, we're used to it here aren't we?
     
  11. Malkamus

    Malkamus New Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Kanoute knocks one off the bar from 25 yards out...
     
  12. metropolis2k

    metropolis2k New Member

    Sep 7, 2004
    England
    Yeah it is just a kick in the nuts. First few games of the season we looked like a decent side. Well organised and solid, I thought we'd just build on it but we seemed to go stale and now it's just a joke.
     
  13. Malkamus

    Malkamus New Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Seasons still young --we got time to turn it around again -- just not today...
     
  14. metropolis2k

    metropolis2k New Member

    Sep 7, 2004
    England
    I might just ignore the match next weekend. Support Aldershot or something for the day.

    EDIT: Penalty - Bartlett hand ball and sent off after Ziegler shot was saved by him

    Keane scores penalty.
     
  15. Malkamus

    Malkamus New Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Bartlet sent off for hand ball in the box -- Keane takes the penalty -- 1-3...
     
  16. metropolis2k

    metropolis2k New Member

    Sep 7, 2004
    England
    Carrick is on for Redknapp too.
     
  17. SoccerFan8270

    SoccerFan8270 New Member

    Oct 7, 2003
    Pennsylvania
    Still 3-1 at the 78th minute...
     
  18. Malkamus

    Malkamus New Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Defoe scores!!!!!!!!!! 12 minutes left -- come on you Spurs!
     
  19. metropolis2k

    metropolis2k New Member

    Sep 7, 2004
    England
    2-3

    Defoe scored. Great turn and right foot shot.
     
  20. Malkamus

    Malkamus New Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    2-3 FT -- ohh well -- exciting last 15 minutes -- least we scored some goals -- Carrick for the full 90 next week please.
     
  21. SoccerFan8270

    SoccerFan8270 New Member

    Oct 7, 2003
    Pennsylvania
    It was a close match...
     
  22. THFC1

    THFC1 New Member

    Oct 2, 2004
    South East London
    3 sloppy goals really killed us

    What we need is 11 players with the heart of Paul Robinson, he was unbelievable trying to get an equaliser. He done more running for the ball than any other player.

    Michael Carrick was impressive, he had a point to prove & he did prove it. He passed the ball really well today hardly gave the ball away.

    Simon Davies is in a major slump in form, Jol took him off at half time for Ziegler.

    Another thing that Jol has obviously done is told the full backs to push forward especially Noe Pamarot. Hopefully Edman will be back next week
     
  23. The Double

    The Double Moderator
    Staff Member

    Nov 11, 2002
    Denver
    Did they really score two goals in one league match?
     
  24. prk166

    prk166 BigSoccer Supporter

    Aug 8, 2000
    Med City
    Never give up! :)
     
  25. DigitalTron

    DigitalTron New Member

    Apr 4, 2001
    Arlington, VA
    Three excellent points. Davies has been and was counted on being our creative force, but both last season and this season he seems to be reading his press clippings and saving his best for his National Team. It's time to get a healthy and re-dedicated Davies, but at the same time, I'm sad to say that we need to de-emphasize his contributions. To me this clearly means bringing in an attacking left wing midfielder.

    But your points about Edman and Carrick are far more meaningful to me. I agree with the current speculation that Jol will be the coach for the foreseeable future--at least in the short term. What we saw today was a preview of Jol's style, attacking fullbacks and a willingness to play a passing game rather than a defensive game. If Spurs are to progress to where I think their talent level deserves, we need to get comfortable attacking, and these are steps in the right direction.

    Edman can attack, and Pamarot's reported strength is his attacking, so pinning them back into defense-only roles hurts us. I've said for quite some time that I think Robinson is having a super year, but that in addition to his solid play, he's gotten lucky on many occassions. Now that luck seems to be wearing off, and while he's still playing well, we're leaking goals. To be successful we need to defend solidly without sacraficing our attack from the fullbacks. I'm not advocating having a 2 man back line or anything silly like that, but when the play dictates, one of the two fullbacks should have the green light to go forward while the other stays back in defense. In Edman, Pamarot, Ifil and Kelly we have fullbacks whose strength is in attack, we must use that strength.

    I've always been a fan of Carrick, so its good to see him at Spurs and having a good game. IMHO, his passing is special, not because of his dazzling creativity or even his bravery in making the unbelievable pass, but in his steady, calming, possessing and accurate passing. He can be our rock that allows us to string together a beautiful passing game and an outlet to calm frantic situations. He's creative and wise beyond his years. Sean Davis has filled the more needed role of a true Dmid, but I think Carrick can add a lot to the team. Ultimately, he's not a wing player, so I'd say that we need to have a good rotation of Mendes, Davis and Carrick in central midfield so that all three get quality minutes and all three stay happy.

    Honestly, I'd still like to add Owen Hargreaves to that mix as well, although I recognize that it's not very likely at this point. Hargreaves would be true Dmid cover for when Davis is injured, and is a solid right winger to cover for Davies health and form problems. In fact, I'd probably slide one of Davies or Hargreaves over to left wing when they're both healthy. But this formation would allow us to utilize overlapping fullbacks, which had been missing under Santini.

    All in all, losing to Charlton stinks, but we can draw some encouraging signs about the Jol era. Hopefully, we've seen the last of boring boring Spurs.

    -Digital
     

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