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Spurs v Ajax

Post by 4:20 » Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:52 pm

It would be great to see Tripps holding aloft that European Cup. Hopefully another cracking game tonight, Ajax will take some beating over 2 legs, can Spurs pull it off?
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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Marney&Mee » Tue Apr 30, 2019 3:14 pm

I think Ajax will clean up tonight...

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Funkydrummer » Tue Apr 30, 2019 3:18 pm

I've scoured the internet and can't find any valued opinion.

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by theroyaldyche » Tue Apr 30, 2019 3:35 pm

9 to 4 to beat a shite spurs team with no kane

Yes please
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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by midlander63 » Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:29 pm

I think this could be a very good tie - Ajax are clearly capable of beating anyone else out there.
I'm looking forward to this as I have a big soft spot for Ajax who are my favourite overseas team. I first got into football in the early 70s and Ajax just seemed to represent the very highest level of club football.
there was a thread on here a few days ago about replica overseas shirts. In 1972 I had a 'replica' Ajax shirt that I got from a local sports shop (it wasn't a proper replica shirt because they weren't around then - no club badge for instance). I used to wear it for PE at school and when we used to play footie on the local rec.
Bit unpatriotic but I'm hoping Ajax win tonight and go on to lift the European Cup.

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Jel » Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:40 pm

When did we play Ajax in a friendly match at the Turf? I remember being there and Brian Roy was playing, can't remember the year though.

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by 4:20 » Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:48 pm

Jel wrote:When did we play Ajax in a friendly match at the Turf? I remember being there and Brian Roy was playing, can't remember the year though.
Just after the promotion in 92'. I'm sure it was this game when the announcer on the tannoy system couldn't pronounce one of the subs names, although my mind may be playing tricks..


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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Bordeauxclaret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:13 pm

Ajax had a really good team out didn’t they?

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Lancasterclaret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:15 pm

I'd normally want Spurs to win, but Ajax performance at Juve was so, so, so good to watch.

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Top Claret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:00 pm

Don't know why any English man wouldn't want Spurs to win
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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Vegas Claret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:28 pm

I want Spurs to win but given there injuries I think Ajax stand a good chance. All depends if they can live with full throttle Spurs, such a shame Son is out

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by tim_noone » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:08 pm

Watching on BT...ffs! And they say women can talk!!!!! Gotta turn the sound down..yap yap yap

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Cirrus_Minor » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:11 pm

tim_noone wrote:Watching on BT...ffs! And they say women can talk!!!!! Gotta turn the sound down..yap yap yap
BT do my head in as well, with 2 co commentators rabbiting away none stop.
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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by tim_noone » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:13 pm

Cirrus_Minor wrote:BT do my head in as well, with 2 co commentators rabbiting away none stop.
They're talking everything but the game. Frustrating but I'm on silent!!!

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by 4:20 » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:15 pm

It's the perfect game to soak in the atmosphere early doors, but you're right, rabbit rabbit rabbit.
That Spurs wall behind the goal is something else, it's a phenomenal stand, it'll become iconic in the footballing world.

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Vegas Claret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:17 pm

such a shame AJax have to sell their players, quality is amazing

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Vegas Claret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:19 pm

tie will be over before half time

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by theroyaldyche » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:19 pm

theroyaldyche wrote:9 to 4 to beat a shite spurs team with no kane

Yes please
Easiest money il win all year. Ther gettin run ragged spurs

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Buxtonclaret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:20 pm

Very impressive, Ajax.
First time I've seen them in a while.

Spurs haven't an answer, at the mo

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by tim_noone » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:20 pm

What football from Ajax!!

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by SGr » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:20 pm

Appalling from Spurs. It’s liking watching us away from home in 16/17 - backing off but still allowing space in the final third. Painful.

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by HunterST_BFC » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:22 pm

tim_noone wrote:They're talking everything but the game. Frustrating but I'm on silent!!!
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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Vegas Claret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:22 pm

Buxtonclaret wrote:Very impressive, Ajax.
First time I've seen them in a while.

Spurs haven't an answer, at the mo

they played even better away in Madrid !

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by tiger76 » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:22 pm

Tripps at fault for the goal i'm afraid,cracking finish though.

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Buxtonclaret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:25 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:they played even better away in Madrid !
Missed it, Vegas.
But a mate was raving about them.

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by simonclaret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:26 pm

Liquid football
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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by tim_noone » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:26 pm

The pace and closing down by Ajax ...quality!

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Vegas Claret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:27 pm

Buxtonclaret wrote:Missed it, Vegas.
But a mate was raving about them.
finished 1-4 and it should have been double, outstanding side and deffo the dark horse to win the whole thing. I think Barca and Liverpool will find them a very tricky team to play against

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Buxtonclaret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:28 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:finished 1-4 and it should have been double, outstanding side and deffo the dark horse to win the whole thing. I think Barca and Liverpool will find them a very tricky team to play against
No argument there from me.
They're playing some brilliant football!


Excellent fk from Tripps then.

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by midlander63 » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:35 pm

Top Claret wrote:Don't know why any English man wouldn't want Spurs to win
What - even Arsenal fans?
If it was Blackburn Rovers playing Ajax would you want them to win?

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by tim_noone » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:36 pm

The Ajax keepers the weak link for me .... But who will score for spurs?

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Post by GodIsADeeJay81 » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:41 pm

midlander63 wrote:What - even Arsenal fans?
If it was Blackburn Rovers playing Ajax would you want them to win?
When Arsenal were playing Barca a few years ago my spurs supporting stepdad was sat watching the game in a Barca shirt :lol:

None of this supporting English teams in Europe rubbish for him

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Buxtonclaret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:42 pm

Wow.
Hope Vertonghen's ok.

Looked really shaky.
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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by tim_noone » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:42 pm

Well done referee.. Vertonghen look pretty bad.

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Cirrus_Minor » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:42 pm

Some gruesome pictures there :o

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Post by box_of_frogs » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:43 pm

tim_noone wrote:Well done referee.. Vertonghen look pretty bad.
Yep, conversely cack management from Spurs.

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Post by box_of_frogs » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:45 pm

Cirrus_Minor wrote:Some gruesome pictures there :o
Tiny bit of blood? He hardly David Busst’ed his nose.

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Post by Cirrus_Minor » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:48 pm

Looked like he spewing up and collapsing

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Vegas Claret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:54 pm

we would anti-football them to death and would be two up by now given the free headers Ajax have allowed ;)
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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Tricky Trevor » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:55 pm

Been a big fan of Wanyama since his Celtic days but that first half was as poor as I’ve seen from a professional footballer.
Spurs not dead yet but they need a good talking to.

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Vegas Claret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:57 pm

tim_noone wrote:Well done referee.. Vertonghen look pretty bad.
one of the best refs around
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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Vegas Claret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:58 pm

anyone else think Lloris was utter **** for the goal ? zero closing down, just stood on his line

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Post by 4:20 » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:58 pm

Good to see Spurs get back into it after being absolutely dominated early on. There's a goal in this, think it's going to come from a Trippier cross, Ajax look quite susceptible to a killer ball in.

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by tim_noone » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:01 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:anyone else think Lloris was utter **** for the goal ? zero closing down, just stood on his line
No cos the striker reckoned to pull the trigger ... Caught the keeper out..then pulled it quality strike! IMO

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Vegas Claret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:02 pm

4:20 wrote:Good to see Spurs get back into it after being absolutely dominated early on. There's a goal in this, think it's going to come from a Trippier cross, Ajax look quite susceptible to a killer ball in.
having watched Ajax in the last 2 rounds they play better in the second half of games so Spurs need a massive improvement

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by ClaretJimmy » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:03 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:anyone else think Lloris was utter **** for the goal ? zero closing down, just stood on his line
Thought it was a bit odd that Rose and Vertonghen both stood still once the ball was slipped through the gap. Striker didn't hit it till the third attempt they could have made an effort
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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Vegas Claret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:05 pm

tim_noone wrote:No cos the striker reckoned to pull the trigger ... Caught the keeper out..then pulled it quality strike! IMO
Heaton would have been on him in a flash, Lloris made it easy for him, also surprised me that not a single Spurs player claimed for offside or tried to close him down

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by SGr » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:17 pm

Better from Spurs. 3 ATB was a horrible idea - really dislike those formations in any team. 4 ATB much much better.

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Cirrus_Minor » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:19 pm

Spurs new grounds acoustics are awful, sounds like Nelson baths (as was).

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Re: Spurs v Ajax

Post by Vegas Claret » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:24 pm

a shame Spurs don't have Kane and Son, would be a completely different game. I reckon Llorente makes Sam Vokes look like Linford Christie

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