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    Radio 4

    Seems like there’s no let up. Gonna be listening to this for a while yet. Or Spotify.
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    Player Watch: Kieran Trippier

    That free kick seemed to stay very flat and come down quickly. Based on that, I reckon he’ll be deadly from much closer in as well.
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    New Stadium Details And Discussions

    Is the huge climbing wall still part of the plans or has it been quietly dropped?
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    New Stadium Details And Discussions

    Possibly, but it became known as “White Hart Lane” in the first place by virtue of casual association with that road, and without being named as that formally, so you never know....
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    What our opponents' fans are saying about us 17/18

    They do have a point but a question which should have even more traction is “how long can teams such as Arsenal carry on paying such exhorbitant salaries to such mediocre players?” Another one is “ how long will it be before Spurs achieve financial parity with Chelsea and Liverpool?” I know the...
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    Graham Poll: Son's penalty goal should have stood

    The referee Foy said on BT at the time that it had been disallowed for “an illegal feint”. During the post match discussion when the wording of the law was pointed out to him, he then argued that it wasn’t a “feint”’, but that Son had actually stopped during his run up and that that constituted...
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    What the pundits are saying about us

    I wish there was more than a “winner” tag I could give this! That keeper incident was a foul straight away and would have been regardless of Dele’s reaction. It was a foul before any contact, because the keeper dived at the player without making any contact with the ball. That makes it a foul...
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    What the pundits are saying about us

    Yes I heard that stated on tv recently. Is that in the law book, under the section where the laws are explained, or is that just the media putting their own interpretation on? I did a referees course 20 years ago and reffed a few games, so I have huge sympathy with refs and Lino’s if they’re...
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    What the pundits are saying about us

    Me neither. There have been so many supposedly contentious decisions lately but the way I see it is that if parts of their bodies are in line then that’s it, they’re level. I wonder what the finer points of the interpretation of the offside law are in that respect, and realise it’s harder...
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    What the pundits are saying about us

    We might add that the Harry Kane penalty that he missed should have been retaken. The keeper was well, well off his line, and two Liverpool players were encroaching, one of whom got to the ball before !amela, who had been outside the box, and cleared it.
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    Race for the Top 4 - 2017/18

    They were still founded by politicians out for a quick buck, back at the start of the 20th century. Hard to respect.
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    Rochdale - worst pitch in the league

    He's the most wooden and monotonously uninteresting presenter around.
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    Liverpool vs Spurs Match Thread

    It's worth remembering too that the references to interfering with play aren't new - it's the interpretation that's changed. I know Cloughie said that if a player's on the pitch then he must be interfering but I always felt that was just a little contrived. Even then we knew what it meant. Else...
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    Liverpool vs Spurs Match Thread

    Does the old wording of “interfering with the player” still apply? You’d think that if a player’s presence induces an opponent to play in a given way, eg Lovren attempting to play the ball, then that would constitute interference. Nonetheless, the present interpretation is clear; rules is rules...
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    What our opponents' fans are saying about us 17/18

    Several years ago (maybe 20?) deflections were excluded from that, but being played onside by a deliberate touch by a defensive player has always been the case.
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