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The collapse at the end of the season, 3-0 in Europe, barely leaving our own half in the cup final, the super league, Kane leaving, Levy staying, listening to the Sky Sports agenda, VAR, no fans, players underperforming, players downing tools, finishing below Woolwich and West Ham. I don’t like the majority of our squad, I hate the ownership, I didn’t like both managers we have had.
I’m always hopeful and will be watching on Sunday when Harry is on the bench with Dier and Winks and SonYes, this season has been bad, but my big worry is that next season could be worse.
Luckily, I'm wrong about most things.
You are right the 90's were far worse. I used to cheer very year we got to 40 points )still do to be honest) but I didn't expect any more, perhaps the odd cup run.The 90's were far worse. I guess many on here are too young or newer supporters but to even compare now to then is laughable tbh
This captures it exactly right. Sure, there were objectively worse years and eras. But to fall from where we were in the final of the champions league to now just feels like the spursiest spursiness in the history of spursy, and I goddamn hate that concept, and I believed we were finally putting it to bed. Fool.I think what's uniquely shit about where we are now, is that in under 2 years we went from Moura's clinching goal at Ajax to send us into the Champions League final, we had Harry, Son, Eriksen, Dele, Toby, Jan, Hugo all playing at pretty much a world class standard, we had one of the most coveted managers in the world in Poch, and the best new stadium in the world, repeated CL qualifications and.....
...now we look like a shambles of team about to start a 4 year rebuild with not enough money and a return to mid-table mediocrity and salt in the wound the goons who are utter shite are probably going to edge past us on the last day of the season.
It's that sick feeling that we had a generational opportunity with Harry, Dele and Son and we fucked it.
I voted no before reading the introductory post. Then switched to yes.Memories fade over time. I can kind of remember Campbell leaving for Woolwich, Santini managing the club for a very short period, Hoddle not being the saviour we hoped. More recently the shit football and meltdown under AVB with Timmy coming in to save the season.
We have been closer to the bottom but honestly the football this season has been perhaps the worst I have seen. The whole thing has been a shitshow. The 90’s where hard but we did play some great football at times even if the defensive was a joke. This regression has been pretty brutal.
- Covid and no fans in the stadium (maybe for the better).
- Jose the Dinosaur and the total lack of coaching to the point we have regressed into a pub team with a few superstars.
- the ESL and the whole farce.
- Either Chav or City winning the CL and United probably winning the EL. While Hammers and Arse will probably finish above us.
- Kane giving up, maybe he will stay but only because no-one will pay the 150-200m it will cost to prise him away.
- Levy taking the piss. Fans in the gods being charged £60 a ticket.
- crap VAR still around and not improving.
- regression from a top 4/6 team to this.
- players looking like they have given up.
- losing to Zagreb 3-0
At a minimum we have gone back to the AVB collapse with a terrible manager going and a disillusioned squad. My hope is the failures spur the club on to action like they got Poch and got rid of the deadwood. But this has been one almighty shit season and for me the worst I can remember because of all the different things that have gone on at the same time.
One thing that won't be worse next season is that we won't have such a smug, egotistical dinosaur prick as our manager. That's one thing to look forward toYes, this season has been bad, but my big worry is that next season could be worse.
Luckily, I'm wrong about most things.
Every week this year the main crumbs of hope seem to come BEFORE we play. Teams around us lose or draw and I think 'Right! This is our chance!' And then we play OUR game and foul it all up.Add in the fact that in amongst the gloom have been spikes of really good stuff where you think "excellent we're getting our act together" and then follow it up with another shitshow.