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Your co-hosts Ken, Sam, Vass, Simon and Tim bring you the UK infused North American answer to all things Tottenham Hotspur every week during the EPL season.

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    • Jul 2, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • every other week NEW EPISODES
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    • 613 EPISODES

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    E93 Putting The Wellie In

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2022 51:13

    This week it's just Tim and Vass coming back for another impromptu pod after Spurs have signed another player in Richarlison. We discuss the fit for the team, we look at the transfer strategy overall, and consider what other business there is still to be done in this window. As ever we take in your questions. Please do hit the like and subscribe buttons and thank you once again for tuning in. COYS

    E92 Big Splash Coming

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 71:13

    Spurs transfer activity has started early this season, which when compared to our manager less situation of last year is already a significant improvement. The crew are back (minus Sam who had an accident on his bike today) to discuss all the transfer activity so far as well as the rumoured ins and outs. Thanks for joining us again and don't forget to subscribe and like :). Oh and tell your friends! COYS

    E91 Building Something

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 83:04

    We are back for our first off season pod. We discuss the cash injection into the club by ENIC and what this might do for our forthcoming transfer business. We have one signing in the bag with Ivan Perisic joining on a free transfer and we look ahead at other potential incomings and outgoings. We take in your questions as ever and thank you again for joining us. Until next time watch this space #COYS

    E90 Chat Shit Get Banged

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 79:35

    The season is over and we are BACK in the Champions League. Join us as we dissect todays performance against Norwich and much much more. We look at turning points in our season and discuss the impact of Antonio Conte. We talk highlights of the season and what it means for the club to be competing in the Champions League again. We look ahead briefly to the summer and as ever we take in your questions

    E89 Shit Eating Grin

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 68:58

    4 goals scored, 0 conceded, what a week for Spurs! We look back at victories over the goons in the NLD and a hard fought win at home to Burnley which leaves us heading in to the last week of the season with something to play for. We discuss the key points of each game and reflect on the things that stood out for us in each fixture. We take in your questions as ever, and talk top 4 chances and our wing back situation amongst much more. Thank you again for joining us. COYS

    E88 Baby Back Bitch

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 61:27

    Following a hard earned draw, that was so close to being a much needed victory against Liverpool, the crew are back to reflect on what might have been. We recap the key events from yesterday's game as we are once again joined by returning guest Jonny Blain. We take in your questions and comments and look ahead to what is now a must win derby against that lot from South London this coming Thursday. We also reflect on outcomes for next season depending on whether Spurs make Champions League qualification or not and whether such a future includes Antonio Conte. Thank you for joining us. COYS

    E87 I Was Asleep

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 59:17

    Spurs are back to winning ways with a 3-1 win over Leicester, with Son scoring a worldie and Romero turning into the pod's spirit animal. We discuss the performance and the issues affecting our top four chances as The Woolwich also win again. We take in your questions as ever and thank you again for joining us. Please do leave us a review and subscribe to our YouTube channel. COYS

    E86 Doom Scrolling

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022 66:56

    A week is a long time in football, and after yet another lacklustre performance that sees Spurs drop more points in the chase for top four, the crew are back to discuss the issues from this weekend. We assess the performance of individual players, the tactics employed and Conte's role in the recent demise in form. With Pochettino leaving PSG and Conte being rumoured to join PSG we discuss the possibility an desirability of this eventuality. As ever we take in your questions and thank you for joining us.

    E85 Jet Lag

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2022 64:20

    A disappointing performance at home to Brighton sees #THFC drop three valuable points in the race for a top four finish. A lethargic display that ended with zero shots on target and a loss to a last minute goal. We discuss the possible reasons for the loss and wonder whether Kane's trip to the golf in Georgia contributed to his own malaise today. Did Conte get out thought by Graham Potter and what does the week ahead look like for Spurs.

    E84 Calm Like Deki

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2022 55:17

    Following another emphatic away win, this time 4-0 against Aston Villa the guys are back to talk all things Spurs, as THFC stay in fourth place and extend their goal difference advantage over the gooners. We talk about the impact of Deki; the Conte effect and discuss whether the team can maintain these types of confident performances until the end of the season. We take in your questions as usual and thank you once again for jointing us. COYS

    E83 Balls Deep

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 72:27

    Another win to report on and that always helps the mood of the pod. Spurs are now sitting in the Champions League places as a result of beating Newcastle convincingly. The crew (minus Vass today) will look back on this game and discuss much more including your questions as ever. Dan is back though from a top secret mission and we will also look at the World Cup draw for Qatar 2022 and look forward to you joining us. COYS

    E82 There and Back Again

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2022 57:25

    After no show last week, Sam, Tim and Vass are back to talk Spurs and International Break, whilst Agent Dan is on a mission again. We give a delayed look back to the victory against West Ham; we talk Bentancur and Kulusevski; offer some stadium insights as well as reflect on Sam's trip to London. We look forward to the Newcastle game and ask whether a top four finish is on the cards.

    E81 Just Get Six Points

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 13, 2022 62:29

    Dan is away but we have Spurs fan Jonny Blain with us (who is the stats guy for the Premier League, BBC and others) to help us look back on the defeat at Manchester United and much more. We discuss why Spurs cannot seem to generate back to back wins; what the issues are and look at what went wrong against United. We discuss the impact of events at Chelsea. We look ahead to Brighton and West Ham and we even talk Pancakes, chocolate and comfort food. #COYS #THFC

    E80 Just The Two Of Us

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2022 42:11

    In a week that saw Spurs exit the FA Cup at the hands of Middlesboro and so end our search for silverware for another season, we end with a resounding 5-0 victory at home against struggling Everton. Sam and Tim couldn't join us this week (although Sam popped in to say hi from his car!). We discuss the calming effect of Bentancur in Midfield; the madness of Cristian Romero; the delight of Deki and also the improvement of Matt Doherty amongst other things. COYS

    E79 Adios Marcelo!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2022 70:16

    This week we look back at a victory away at Leeds and a frustrating defeat at Burnley. We discuss Spurs wing back play; Antonio Conte's post Burnley meltdown; whether the top four rollercoaster is moving in the right direction again; and we also take in your questions and look ahead at the coming week.

    E78 Never In Doubt

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 20, 2022 77:10

    This week we look back on an excellent victory over league leaders Manchester City at the Etihad. We look back on a week where the UK media had some fun with Antonio Conte's comments in the Italian media. And we discuss the Y word issue too. Dan is out again but we have a guest in Adam Osper from @sportfinance and we take in your questions as ever.

    E77 So you Say There's A Chance

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 13, 2022 65:10

    Two defeats in a week do not make for a cheery podcast although we do our best to bring you analysis and discussion from what seems to be a massive dent in Spurs top four aspirations. We take in your questions as ever and we thank you for joining us once again. COYS

    E76 Michelin Star

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2022 78:08

    In this episode we welcome Andrew Gaffney as guest and we look back at the victory over Brighton in the FA Cup and reflect/grade the recent January Transfer Window. We discuss whether we are set at Right Wing Back; if Conte is reinvigorated; the return to form of Harry Kane and much more. We take in your questions as ever and look ahead to forthcoming games. COYS

    E75 - The Spooky Files

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2022 76:37

    With the January Transfer Window coming to a close and Spurs on the brink of actually making some signings, we welcome Spooky to the pod (from The Fighting Cock, Dear Mr Levy and Spooky in Purgatory) to dicuss all things Spurs. We look at potential incomings and outgoings and we consider how this will impact the team. We talk ENIC, Levy and Paratici and whether Antonio Conte will manage to push this squad into the top four.

    E74 Just About

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2022 71:25

    After a week that saw a dramatic late win away at Leicester courtesy of two injury time goals from Stevie B, and culminated with another predictable loss away at Chelsea, the crew are back to discuss the elation and fall out from both games. We take in your questions whilst talking about the tactical and squad implications of both games. We look at the remaining days of the transfer window and contemplate what this may mean for the team as well as for some players and Antonio Conte.

    E73 Dude Is Yoked

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2022 83:01

    After Woolwich Arsenal bottle the NLD we look back at the decision taken by the Premier League and potential ramifications of it. We look back at the Carabao Cup exit to Chelsea; we discuss January Transfer Window; we take in your questions and lots more. Given there was no game this weekend we still managed to have an eventful pod. Thanks for joining us. COYS

    E72 It Brings Out My Eyes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2022 72:36

    We had some technical difficulties during the first ten minutes of this pod but that didn't stop us :). This week the as been one where squad deficiencies have come to the fore. Firstly a Carabao Cup defeat that acted as a wake up call following a run of good results in the league and prompted some honest comments from Antonio Conte. Then an FA Cup tie against Morecambe that should have been easier than it eventually was, and added more fuel to the B team fire and to Tanguy Ndombele in particular. We discuss all of this and much more and we look forward to you joining us. COYS

    E71 Sister Kissing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2022 74:18

    Happy New Year to you all and thank you for supporting our podcast. As a new year begins, we reflect on a last gasp win against Watford and rewind a few days to an unfortunate draw against Southampton. We talk tactics and personnel, and discuss why we struggle to break down teams that sit back and bemoan our lack of creativity. We talk wing backs, and take in your questions. We also look back at 2021 and chat about our best (and worst) bits. We then look forward to what looks like a tumultuous January in terms of fixtures. COYS

    E70 Karma's A Bitch!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2021 79:20

    Two wins in a week sees us return to discus progress in the Carabao Cup and also a premier league victory against Palace. Karma was the theme of the week after defeat to both West Ham and Palace earlier in the season. We discuss the resurgence of Lucas Moura and the improvement generally under Conte. We talk Steve Bergwijn and popping bubbles. We consider team needs in the forthcoming January transfer window and also which players may be moved on. Tim has had it with Dominos Pizza (or has he?) and we discuss our elimination from the Europa Conference League. We take in your questions as ever and look ahead to upcoming games against Southampton and Watford.

    E69 Some Good Football

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 75:44

    After an encouraging performance against Liverpool that ended with points shared, the podcast crew are back to get to the talking points from this game. We discuss tactics, missed chances, team selection and look ahead to the upcoming Carabao Cup quarter final with West Ham. We discuss January sales and also touch upon our Christmas wish list. Merry Xmas to all of our viewers and listeners and thank you for tuning in. COYS

    E68 Crossover Episode With Last Word On Spurs

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2021 81:52

    As covid infections ravage the squad and fixtures start falling by the wayside, we team up with some of the LWOS team to discuss all things Spurs. We look at what the postponed games mean for the club and how the failure to fulfil the Europa Conference League fixture may come back to bite us. We discuss Antonio Conte's tenure so far, take a quick look at possible in's and out's in the January transfer window and ask when we think we might see Spurs play again.

    E67 The One With Charlie E

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2021 66:55

    On this week's episode we welcome Charlie Eccleshare from The Athletic and take a peek behind the curtain at all things Spurs from a journalistic angle. We talk about the Conte effect so far; discuss the most improved players and which players may be cut adrift. We also look at the team needs with the January window approaching and debate what to do about the European Conference League. Of course we discuss the performances against Brentford and Norwich too. And ask if we are worried about Harry Kane's form.

    E66 If You're Not Cheating, You're Not Winning

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2021 67:15

    So after a disastrous result against AS Mura and an abandoned Premier League game today, you'd think that we wouldn't have had much to talk about this week. Wrong! :). Join us as we discuss all things #THFC. From the downs since the comeback win against Leeds to the more philosophical outlook going forward. As ever we take in your questions, we shout out a former podcast colleague and we even chat Christmas films. #COYS

    E65 Brown Sauce Is Back On The Menu

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 67:08

    A win at last! A win at last! whilst Vass makes his way back from the stadium and Dan is somewhere cut adrift in Amsterdam, Sam and Tim are here to discuss all things to do with today's comeback victory against Leeds, where after an insipid first half Conte sprinkled some magic sauce on the players at half time and showed the THFC fans of what might be coming ahead. Join us for this recap whilst we also take in your questions and look forward to another two fixtures this coming week.

    E64 It Isn't Terrible

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 63:44

    International Break often means we have to get creative with pod content, and whilst we start the pod with some condiment chat and a little fat shaming after Antonio Conte's comments on the fitness of the players, we do actually find Spurs stuff to discuss. We look at which players may benefit and which players may lose out after the international break. We consider Antonio Conte's power play and whether Daniel Levy is now his bitch :). We discuss transfer targets, Bale rumours, formation changes and Harry Kane. We also have time to mute Sam, take in your questions, look forward to the Leeds game and ask how you cook your Turkey.

    E63 Boob Job

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 67:10

    The Dr Tottenham team are back to discuss the first two games under manager Antonio Conte. We look at the games and discuss whether there are any notable differences in play from previously; we look at the key events from both games; and discuss whether things will look any different in the squad after the international break. We take in your questions as ever and look forward to have you join us for this episode. COYS

    E62 We Have Hope

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 24:25

    Emergency pod as once again we have managerial changes at Spurs. Jump in and join us. COYS

    E61 Tripping Over Our Dicks

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 78:46

    We finally have a full crew back together to discuss all things #THFC and what a time to do it. As the season implodes around us after just 10 premier league games and no discernibly pattern of play; no shots on target (again); and no hope for our supporters; we ask what next at this circus of a football club? Nuno's tenure is already appearing to be coming to an end as he calls for patience and togetherness, but if he does go what does that mean for the season? Can Harry Kane be bothered? Is PEH any good? And what is the point of Steven Bergwijn? Just some of the questions that we try to address as we finish the pod on a high and talk about Halloween candy! #COYS

    E60 If You Don't Shoot, You Don't Score!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 73:30

    Two defeats in a week and we are back to dissect through the collateral damage. Sam is away and Dan's sleeping off a hangover so he doesn't join us until late in the show. This week we discuss the merits and demerits of operating a 1st XI and a 2nd XI; our lack of creativity, whether Nuno is really the man for Spurs; and how we move forward from this. As ever we have some light relief and Dan talks about his first trip to a Spurs game since pre-covid.

    E59 Two on the Trot

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 47:51

    In this week's episode it is just the US twosome, Tim and Sam looking back at Spurs second successive premier league victory as the team poop's on Newcastle's parade after their buyout. They talk some other stuff too which we are certain you will enjoy :). COYS

    E58 Going Commando

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2021 67:10

    This week is international break and the one thing we can all agree about in these breaks is that no one really likes them. Especially Sam. So we wanted to talk Spurs but Sam also wanted to go commando this week and host a show with no rundown So today we recorded Sammy's desire and we think it turned out pretty well. Join us and let us know if you agree. COYS

    E57 Breaking The Seal

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2021 59:19

    We won at last. Twice in a week in fact. This week Dan, Tim and Vass look back on a routing victory in the Europa Conference League and a much needed premier league win against Aston Villa at home. We discuss the salient points once more and take in your questions as ever. We even talk Harry Potter and Super Heroes for some reason by the end. Join us. COYS

    E56 Shambles

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2021 56:49

    This week its just Dan and Vass who have the misfortune to look back at a humiliating defeat to our fiercest rivals and also our midweek progress in the Carabao Cup against Wolves. We discuss player performances and tactics and try to understand where the issues lie and what the possible solutions might be. We take in your questions as ever and thank you for listening/watching during the bad times as well as the good :). COYS

    E55 Mustard or Pony

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 68:36

    Another week another 3-0 defeat (sigh). Dan, Sam and Tim are back to discuss the defeat to Chelsea despite the pre game positivity when the line up was announced. We discuss, player mentality, silver linings, the tactical use of Ndombele and Kane's desire amongst other things.

    E54 Never F*ck With A Streak

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 73:26

    On this weeks episode the podcast crew look back on a dismal performance away at Crystal Palace the led to embarrassing defeat. We discuss the need for a defensive midfield trio devoid of creativity and look at our formation in general. We discus Tanganga losing control and ask whether Kane is missing. We talk about the international break fiasco, where we stand now at centre back. The choice of Jello or pudding pops up too. Perhaps one of those can play better than Saturday's starting XI?

    E53 Royale With Cheese

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2021 62:43

    It's international break so there is a bit of a lull in the domestic football calendar. Still there is much for the crew to mull over as the transfer window came to a close a few days ago. We discuss what the overall impact that the transfers that the club did make, will have on the team. We assess Fabio Paratici's performance during this window. We talk Ndombele and try to assess what the future holds for him. We take in your questions as ever and also have time for some random stuff too. COYS

    E52 Stop The Count

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2021 65:18

    This week Its just Tim and Vass, as Sam has a biking accident and Dan has gone all Dutch and has no internet currently. But don't despair, its a good one. We look back at today's game against Watford and take a reflective look at Nuno Espirito Santos' start to his tenure as Tottenham Head Coach. We talk about what we like so far (and maybe what we don't too). We talk performances, results, transfers (actual and likely), Kane (again) and lots more. We take in your questions and we end with favourite Tom Cruise movies! Yes you read that right.

    E51 Hippos Win Everything

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2021 58:41

    This week sees Sam, Tim and Vass look back on a hard fought win against Wolves that sees Spurs take maximum points from their first two league games. Oh and guess what? Harry Kane made an appearance so there was more Harry Kane chat. We try to sum up the performance in five words or less. We look back at an awful showing in the UEFA Conference League (very briefly). We discuss possible transfers. Look forward to the coming games. Take in your questions, discuss Kits, and Tim wants to know what our favourite zoo animal is? (Yes we don't know why that came up either).

    E50 Bro..... Let's F***ing Go!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2021 59:32

    This week Dan and Tim take the reins as Sam is away on Dad duty and Vass is at the World Famous Home of The Spurs and wont be back in time to record. But Dan's Cyber Bully joins us as a guest (yes the one and only Beard) to chat all things #THFC. The guys look back at an awesome victory against Manchester City. We chat about Kane (again) and Ndombele. And there's even a bit of cricket for some weird reason...

    E49 Will You Sing His Name Again?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2021 74:36

    One week before the season starts and we have our final pre-season podcast. What could we possibly be discussing this week? Well you guessed it, Harry Kane tops the agenda and we scrutinise this week in some detail. We look at incoming signings and outgoings. We discuss our pre season as a whole and what we make of Tanguy Ndombele's non participation so far. We review today's pre-season game against the Goons and look forward to our first game of the 2021/22 season. Join us here. COYS

    E48 Cucumbers Taste Better Pickled

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2021 62:43

    A full house this week as the whole crew are back for the first time in a while. We look back at the week and focus on the long drawn out Romero negotiations as well as consider the transfer window as a whole. We consider what should be done with Skipp and Winks. We look back briefly at the friendly against MK Dons. We ask Dan why he is annoyed? And we also inject some much needed laughter. Thanks for joining us. COYS

    E47 Things Are Happening

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2021 78:11

    This week its just Tim and Vass as Dan is moving to a different part of Europe and Sam has family commitments. But we do have a guest in Andrew Gaffney who makes a living writing about the beautiful game and is an avid Spurs fan. In this episode we discuss Sonny's new contract; the Kane rumour that broke in the Sun newspaper; we look at potential incomings and outgoings in the playing personnel; a new kit launch and some pre season friendlies. Who said the off season is quiet?

    E46 Scarlett Fever

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2021 59:29

    Pre season is upon us and following Spurs first friendly against Leyton Orient we come up with some takes that may have arisen from that game. We also look at what to expect from Nuno this coming season and what would constitute success for him and the team. We take in your questions as always and look at what transfer activity may be in the offing. We take a view on the Kane situation and we also have an unexpected visit from someone that shouldn't have been on the pod this week!

    E45 Flexin' Master P

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2021 67:35

    We finally have a manager in place!! The crew are back with their thoughts on the manager search and what the feeling is like now that Nuno Espirito Santo. We discuss whether Fabio Paratici is flexing his muscle against Daniel Levy already, and Tim once again has a pronunciation issue. It's America Day so for those of you watching the video you will be able to appreciate the star spangled attire of Tim and Sam, but we end with a cry for England to win the Euro's (well apart from Tim!). COYS

    E44 2am And The Bar Is Closing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2021 73:38

    As another week of turmoil passes in the life of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, 75% of the crew are back to discuss a number things including the club's shambolic search for a new Manager; the impact or otherwise of Fabio Paratici as Director of Football; the endless saga of PR disasters: and how Spurs were even linked with Renato Gattuso before fan power put that pending appointment to bed. We discuss why Tim is now strongly "Levy Out". We look briefly at the Euros and touch on the fixture list for the 2021/22 season.

    E43 DoF On Layaway

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2021 61:41

    We are back to discuss the latest developments (or rather the lack of developments) at #THFC as we mull over this weeks roller coaster ride of prospective managerial appointments. As it stands we are none the wiser as to where the club is heading apart from one way into yet another PR disaster. We look at the prospective managerial candidates and wonder if the new Director of Football will ever actually be appointed. We throw in a transfer window pod teaser and even look at the forthcoming European Championships.

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