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This is Tottenham Hotspur. A club that has always believed in flair. Formed over a hundred years ago, much of its success is in the past. But in the 21st century the club has been transformed. It’s created a team full of global superstars. And hired a manager that has taken them to new heights in Europe. This is their first season in a new billion-pound stadium. A season that will prove to be one of the most defining in the club’s history. All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur s1e1: A New Signing, 2020
‘You are a nice group of guys but or 90 minutes you cannot be nice. ibid.
Football club Tottenham Hotspur is run by chairman Daniel Levy. ‘I think the perception of me is I’m hard-nosed, stubborn, don’t care, not ambitious. I think a lot of that is unfair.’ ibid. Levy
Part of Daniel’s vision is to rebuild the stadium at White Hart Lane. A billion-pound project that is considered on completion to be one of the best sporting arenas in the world. ibid.
In 2014 he hired his ninth manager, Mauricio Pochettino. ibid.
A last-minute goal sent them to the final of the Champions League … But in the final Spurs came up short. Losing this one-off match had a major impact on the club. ibid.
‘Its going from the sublime to the ridiculous for Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League.’ ibid. match commentary v Bayern Munich
‘You are too slow. Want the ball. Want the ball, Dele.’ ibid. Mourinho on training pitch
‘You have better players than I had at Manchester United.’ ibid. Mourinho to Kane
The first goal of the Jose Mourinho era has been scored by Heung-min Son. All of Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur II: A New Start, match commentary v West Ham
I have to show the players the person I am, the manager I am. ibid. Mourinho
The stadium is incredible. The connection with the fan base, I was immediately in love. ibid.
Midfielder Dele has had a meteoric rise from M K Dons to be one of the Premier League’s most exciting young players. But last season he received criticism for his inconsistent performances. ibid.
Last night, Jose Mourinho and his players travelled back from their match against Manchester United. They lost 2-1: the first defeat under Jose’s leadership … ‘You were hiding. Your attitude is not good enough.’ All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur III: No More Mister Nice Guy, Jose to players
Captain of his national team, Heung-min Son, or Sonny, is one of the most famous people in Korea. ibid.
A few days after their victory against Wolves, Jan delivers supplies for the North Enfield food bank. ibid.
‘Spurs is in my heart and the players are in my heart.’ ibid. Jan Vertonghen
For Tottenham Hotspur, Christmas is a busy time with messages for fans, visits to the local community and also preparation for an intense number of matches over the festive period. It’s also the busiest time of the year for the team of ten full-time physios. All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur IV: Season’s Greetings
‘Being positive. Being friends. Being family. That’s the most important thing in life and in football.’ ibid. Jose to players
Spurs lose the game 1-0. But it’s the loss of their captain to injury that’s of far bigger significance … Fear mounts over how serious it is. ibid.
I think fans generally have no comprehension of how hard it is to do a transfer. All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur V: New Blood, Levy
‘The January transfer window is the worst window. It is a window of opportunity, of panic. It’s never a window with a plan. And I hate it.’ Steve Hitchen, head of recruitment
Having been at the club for twelve years, left-back Danny Rose is the longest serving player of the squad. This season he has been in and out of the team. ibid.
The January transfer rumour mill is incessant. For Spurs the main question concerns the future of Christian Erickson. There are stories linking him to a number of clubs outside the Premier League. ibid.
‘Twenty million Euros and reluctantly we would agree to let you go.’ ibid. Levy to Erickson, with Mourinho
‘The most important thing: Courage, Honesty, Family.’ All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur VI: Running on Empty, Jose to players
Spurs last won a trophy back in 2008. This season the FA Cup offers Jose and the team their best chance of silverware. ibid.
‘For the majority of us we are addicted to our lives.’ ibid. Jose
‘Any result that we don’t concede goals is a good result.’ All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur VII: No Regrets, Jose to players
‘What I want to do is give them a state of mind.’ ibid. Jose
The Academy was important because we need to have a production line of players … We want to design a world-class facility. ibid.
Harry Winks was just five years old when he joined the club … For the very first time in his career Harry Winks will be captain. ibid.
Four months ago Jose Mourinho was appointed mid-season. His mission is for Tottenham Hotspur to qualify for next season’s lucrative Champions League and win a long-awaited trophy. All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur VIII
‘I want to live with that pressure. But for lots of players at this club it’s probably something new for thing and they have to learn how to cope with it.’ ibid. Mourinho
‘For Lucas Moura this is his 39th game of the season.’ ibid. match commentary v Leipzig
During training the team receive official confirmation that the Premier League will be suspended for at least three weeks … The club must prepare for the unknown. ibid.
As a player his skills graced the game; as a manager his teams adorned it. Busby, Parkinson Show introduction, 2019
I was born in a pitman’s cottage. It was a small mining village. Nothing else but mines. The group and myself were brought up in a faith that was football. Nothing else seemed to take place. ibid. Busby
The pieces that usually fit best are those you have carved yourself, to your own design. ibid.
The Busby Babes the way they played was rock-n-roll. ibid. Eamon Dunphy, Busby biographer
They were under strict instructions from the Football League that they would be fined if they didn’t arrive back in time to play their scheduled league game and they were grounded in Munich airport. ibid.
Here is the news: so far we know there are twenty-three survivors after Manchester United’s plane crash at Munich this afternoon. ibid. BBC news
It was uncanny. He [Best] had obviously tremendous balance for a boy. I brought him into the side a seventeen year old. ibid. Busby
The great man puts himself in the greatest danger in order to create the greatest danger to opposition. ibid.
To Anton, You’re a Great Player Mate And I would Love To Play Alongside You One Day. Anton Ferdinand: Football, Racism & Me, John Terry’s blue 26 shirt, BBC 2020
It is alleged that video footage shows the Chelsea caption John Terry racially abusing QPR’s Anton Ferdinand, a claim he denies. ibid. television news
At that time John Terry was at the peak of his powers … Chelsea were raging by the second half. ibid. Henry Winter
I’m looking at the phone and rage just come over me like. You know when they say your blood boils. It just hit me. He [Terry] said, ‘You fucking black cunt, you fucking knobhead.’ ibid. Anton
The FA say they did challenge John Terry in their interview with him but were unable to provide the full interview. ibid.