Friday, 30 January 2009


Rafa Benetiz is angry. Apparently Harry Redknapp and Spurs are tapping up Robbie Keane. Tell you what Rafa, how about we return the 'donation' your club made to the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation and we'll take back the player and you can quietly admit to yourself that you haven't got a clue what it is you're doing at the moment.

(Arguably, neither do we.....)

It's now a trend that no manager is permitted to make any positive comment about a player who doesn't play for their club as this now constitutes 'tapping up'. I know Harry is a bit norty at times, but directly answering a question from a journalist about a player isn't exactly underhanded tactics is it? If we wanted to tap him up, we'd get Jamie Redknapp to make a massive phone call to Robbie and invite him round for some Mario Kart action and tell him that Spurs will have him back, embarrassing boyhood dream blotch included.

What Liverpool did in the summer WAS underhanded, which is why we got our little donation to the charity. What Liverpool are doing now is probably their way of making it look like Robbie Keane has been unsettled so that it's easier on them when they let him go. It's all Tottenham's fault, innit?

News in this evening that Defoe is out for several games (probably 3 weeks) even though the initial rumours suggested he had broken his foot and was out for the rest of the season. I've had 6 text messages already from suicidal Spurs fans. Still waiting on the official word, but I don't expect Spurs to say much until after Mondays transfer deadline. The more desperate we are to bring in a player, the more an opposing club will demand we pay. Keane or otherwise.


Anonymous said...

With JD injured can see us re-signing Keane just before midnight on the final day.

Anonymous said...

Undisclosed fee. Blatantly.

Anonymous said...

Defoe is out longer than 3 weeks. Cant see where the goals will come from tomorrow at Bolton.

Pav up front on his own with Modric just behind him?

Oops said...

Mentalist is Rafa.

West Stand Bagel said...

Defoe is out for the season. Its being reported all over the place now.


Anonymous said...

"We were very, very correct when we signed Robbie even though Spurs were complaining. Now we have this situation to deal with.

"You must do things properly, especially when you have complained about everybody when he first joined us."

What a tool. They tapped up Robbie Keane in a big way, via the media and privately and they know it. They admitted to it with the extra money handed over for the Foundation.

He's lost it big time.

pedant said...

how soon until O'Hara, Huddlestone, Jenas, Zokora come to blows in the struggle to capture that last spot in the centre midfield? If we could combine Zokora, Jenas and Huddlestone into one player - he'd be the best in the world. Alternatively he'd be fat, slow, tactically inept and invisible. Are Zokora and Huddlestone diametrical opposites?

spooky said...

Comollisteins Monster.

Lazy said...

Rafa needs to keep it shut before he implodes. Who is next on his hit-list?