Five Thoughts on Spurs 1-5 Manchester City

City's steamroller, an unsymmetrical approach and a deserved penalty. Daniel Storey has some conclusions on Spurs v City...

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crow says...

@tonyv25 you talk rubbish. allaboutunited you think Bill Gates is something to be applauded? How do you know that 'Chav' isn't a good person? You don't know either personally so your argument defeats itself. If one person earns money over the years my buying up all the small independent companies and heads a monopoly that is somehow better than someone winning the lottery?

Posted 8:01pm 6th February 2014

onstandby (Manchester City) says...

@smidarmy - well played fella (more than can be said of the Salford shamble on the pitch recently)

Posted 11:15pm 1st February 2014

bigm 1982 (Liverpool) says...

Spurs are only 9 players away from being a decent side

Posted 8:47pm 1st February 2014

tonyv25 (Manchester United) says...

@raimi agree in principal, but i seem to remember reading that Villa had a crazily high wage bill which was just unsustainable. I think the problem you have is that without a global fanbase (which outside the current CL clubs only Liverpool have a competitive one) it is literally impossible to crack the top 4 and stay there. to get a global fanbase you need success and to be in the CL- and to be in the CL you need good players, high wages, all funded by a global fanbase. I think spurs could perhaps have done it but the competition is so fierce now they wont be able to be a Champions league club for a few consecutive years and build a fanbase and revnue that is needed.

Posted 1:45am 1st February 2014

el_diablo (Tottenham Hotspur) says...

"slow-motion replays clearly showed him catching Dzeko's heel before making connection with the ball" err seriously? I saw the replay several times and I couldn't see what Daniel Storey saw. Don't think the FA saw it either or else they wouldn't have been rescinded Rose's ban. Pair of spectacles maybe Mr. Storey? May help you from seeing imaginary things.

Posted 9:07pm 31st January 2014

simonthfc (Tottenham Hotspur) says...

@ Bobsy - I was kind to you mate and only put a quid down on it!! I'll let you donate to a charity of your choice.

Posted 4:32pm 31st January 2014

allaboutunited says...

City fans still not getting the difference between hard earned cash and hand outs? It's like comparing Bill Gates with that chav that won the lottery....then 'trying' to argue they are equally respectable! It's mass self delusion, they've been doing it for 40 years! They even think that if two people make the same point.....they are the same person! Of course.....they can't actually prove this, like most of what they say.

Posted 3:17pm 31st January 2014

petergriffin (Manchester City) says...

diegtristan - my page cuts off at the bottom to be honest so I d manually added the figures together so maybe. I m very much correct about the 98/99 season where and Tonyv claimed "while City were in the 3rd tier of english football" they outspent United which they clearly didn t to the tune of about 20m+ even using your own transfer site.

Posted 2:46pm 31st January 2014

petergriffin (Manchester City) says...

diegtristan - I took my figures from soccerbase rather than transferleague so got different figures but actually the difference is close to 10. Feel free to check if you like.

Posted 1:45pm 31st January 2014

diegtristan8 (Manchester United) says...

Petergriffin in 93/94 united spent 3.85m and city spent over 6m so its you who is wrong

Posted 1:09pm 31st January 2014

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