Media Bias

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John Thomas

CEO of the year Winners
You ever hear the old saying “He who pays the piper picks the tune”
Well Sky and their faithful lieutenants in the media world pay the piper, and they damn well pick the tunes.
But there’s one problem, Spurs don’t dance to that tune.
We used to get applauded from the media back in the days when we finished 5th or 6th under Jol, Redknapp, Boas etc etc, and in turn the media would turn a blind eye to the occasional 4th spot finish from Harry, I say a blind eye, however they did try everything in their power possible to sell all our top players for us during that time, the British media’s coverage of Bale to Madrid was a disgrace to journalism.
Now that we finish top 4 (top 3 actually lol) on a regular basis the media in this country hate us, simply because we are doing this for almost free, we are certainly not reliant on their money to the extent of others, so in a nutshell we are the worst advertisement for their controlling money machine there possibly could be, with the exception of that Leicester City season.
But when it did come down to Leicester and Spurs in the end, they had no shame in tying their colors to the Leicester mast, in fact most in the media were quite publicly open about it, why? because they knew Leicester City would go away as quickly as they appeared. But Spurs on the other hand have stayed strong, and didn’t go away, infact we are still there, mixing it up with the £200m a season membership club, and by god the powers that be can’t stand that, and that makes me so happy...They can not handle the fact that if their money left the game tomorrow, many clubs would die a slow painful death, but Tottenham fcuking Hotspur FC would grow stronger and stronger...
So finally media controlling bitches, we are happy to play every 3 days over Christmas, we don’t even mind playing cup games at Tranmere on a Friday night 3 days after our last league game even with our very small, lacking quality squad (their words not mine) while the super strong “quality laden” squads of other clubs get as much rest as possible, not even after our grueling schedule at your request by the way, we still managed to put on a 7-0 exhibition for the British public, yet you still won’t acknowledge us, no no no, you now drag up the Y word argument yet again and you still try and whore our top players out to cream of European football (it’s so strange that you actually want some of the best players to leave this league).....So media, Sky, BT and the rest, sorry to keep crashing your top 4 club and daring to be in a title race, and sincere apologies for continuing to punch above our weight, and deepest apologies for not needing your money like others do.....so could you please go fuck yourselves with bells on, because this club is going nowhere, get used to it....#COYS
At the bottom of your post you say, with regards to the media, sky and bt etc ".....deepest apologies for not needing your money like the others do...."

Only, we're more than happy to take that money like the others do.

We more than happy to extort the transfer market when selling players like the others do.

We extract higher ticket prices from our fans than all the others do

We pay our chairman / ceo a higher a higher packet than all the others do.

So I'm not quite getting what the moral of your story is, tbh.
 
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At the bottom of your post you say, with regards to the media, sky and bt etc ".....deepest apologies for not needing your money like the others do...."

Only, we're more than happy to take that money like the others do.

We more than happy to extort the transfer market when selling players like the others do.

We extract higher ticket prices from our fans than all the others do

We pay our chairman / ceo a higher a higher packet than all the others do.

So I'm not quite getting what the moral of your story is, tbh.
We 100% do all of the above that you clearly state....But the moral of the story is we don’t relay on their money like others do, and we do all of the above with a touch of fucking class....not a coincidence Liverpool went from a top 7 team to league leaders after spending excess of 250m of Sky’s money in 2018 alone, they are the product of TV money or Sky’s £2bn investment, they are Sky’s bitches.
Where has our share of that money gone? Who really knows, some on improved contracts for sure, and no doubt some has went into the stadium, at least for the short term..and that kills the media money men to no end, we are using their money to build arguably the best football infrastructure worldwide in the modern game, while still fighting on 4 fronts and still gatcrashing that top 4 party every year......When the Mo Salahs, Vergil Van Dykes and such have long parted Merseyside that piece of real-estate in N17 will still be standing strong as a becon of how to build and not buy #COYS
 
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At the bottom of your post you say, with regards to the media, sky and bt etc ".....deepest apologies for not needing your money like the others do...."

Only, we're more than happy to take that money like the others do.

We more than happy to extort the transfer market when selling players like the others do.

We extract higher ticket prices from our fans than all the others do

We pay our chairman / ceo a higher a higher packet than all the others do.

So I'm not quite getting what the moral of your story is, tbh.
I see you’ve found another poster you can run away from when you can’t answer him
 
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At the bottom of your post you say, with regards to the media, sky and bt etc ".....deepest apologies for not needing your money like the others do...."

Only, we're more than happy to take that money like the others do.

We more than happy to extort the transfer market when selling players like the others do.

We extract higher ticket prices from our fans than all the others do

We pay our chairman / ceo a higher a higher packet than all the others do.

So I'm not quite getting what the moral of your story is, tbh.
What the fuck is the moral of your story?

Do you not want us to take the TV money, maximise our transfer dealings, charge less money or pay the man who helped get us to where we are?

Would you be happier if we just muddled along in mid table?
 
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What the fuck is the moral of your story?

Do you not want us to take the TV money, maximise our transfer dealings, charge less money or pay the man who helped get us to where we are?

Would you be happier if we just muddled along in mid table?
He’d clearly be happier with Levy if we sold Kyle Walker for the 4M odd we paid for him.

How dare we sell Walker for 55M and replace him with Aurier and Moura.
 
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John Thomas

CEO of the year Winners
What the fuck is the moral of your story?

Do you not want us to take the TV money, maximise our transfer dealings, charge less money or pay the man who helped get us to where we are?

Would you be happier if we just muddled along in mid table?
Of course not.
But the right hounourable member seemed to be suggesting that by not spending money on transfers and wages like the rest of the premier league we hold some kind of moral high ground.
I don't think we do.
ENIC have jumped on the gravy train and are reaping the financial rewards as much, if not not more than the rest.
Does anyone really think they aint happy to capitalise on the sky/bt billions the poster so berates? Of course not.
I just don't buy into this paranoia that eveyone in the media hates Spurs and gives us a bum deal.
I'd wager that every leading club has members on their forums like this one squealing about how the media hates them, too.
 
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Spursdem

Willing to send post and packages
ENIC have jumped on the gravy train and are reaping the financial rewards as much, if not not more than the rest.
Hold up...

When Hood was arguing with me that ENIC weren't taking the profit reported out of the club, you were there liking and agreeing his posts.

Now they are reaping the financial rewards.

Which is it?

FYI - For the best, you should pay the best. We have the best chairman (and longest serving), who gets paid the best. We will have the best stadium, to watch the best football, and the best players, expect to pay for that.

You scream for Harry Kane and Mauricio Pochettino to get a monster wage, which they are then awarded. Then moan at how we manage to afford that.

You moan about wanting to pay the highest transfer fees, then moan about us paying the longest serving chairman in the League a top wage. Hilarious.

You think Saido Berahino is more worthy of our money than Daniel Levy.

You're the kind of guy that goes into Harrods and expects to see Birdseye Fishcakes at two for one.
 
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Spursdem

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Of course not.
But the right hounourable member seemed to be suggesting that by not spending money on transfers and wages like the rest of the premier league we hold some kind of moral high ground.
I don't think we do.
ENIC have jumped on the gravy train and are reaping the financial rewards as much, if not not more than the rest.
Does anyone really think they aint happy to capitalise on the sky/bt billions the poster so berates? Of course not.
I just don't buy into this paranoia that eveyone in the media hates Spurs and gives us a bum deal.
I'd wager that every leading club has members on their forums like this one squealing about how the media hates them, too.
Firstly, do I think the media have a bias against us? 100%, for reasons stated on previous post, but just to clarify, they give us a lot of money, (Which we gladly accept, of which you reminded us all) but we don’t do what everyone else does with said money and spend it on the short term like every other club, take West Ham who spent £100m last summer on a bunch of mercenaries who will do what exactly? Keep West Ham exactly were West Ham will always be, mid table that’s what. I mean Jesus there were some flids at Sky who thought they might even get top 4 because of it, do me a favor, and don’t even start me on their clown fans....
Secondly, do I think we have a moral high ground here? again 100% yes, it’s our money and we can spend it how we see fit, and if the powers to be at Spurs think building infrastructure that will sustain the next 5 generations of Spurs fans is a better plan right now than just spending it on some Nancy who will waltz in here demanding 150/200k a week and will waltz right back out of here at his own convenience when the notion takes him , then I’m good with that (for now), have patience people!!
I will take this opportunity to remind everyone that it took Alex Ferguson 5 years to win his first trophy and 8 years to win the league, during which time they turned Old Trafford into the best stadium in the country and created the best youth academy English football has ever seen....anyone see the similarities?...
Woolwich owners defiantly screw their fans....
West Ham give theirs false hope...
Chelsea are just cunts from top to bottom...
#have patience
#believe
#trust the club
# Pride of fucking London
 
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I will always give an honest opinion and make my pov clear as day, no matter how controversial

You, two however




Just a couple of pork pies tugging each other off over a bit of pos rep.
:vdvdive:
Pos rep means people value your opinions that’s the whole point.

Like your wingman who’s now in the bin, claims rep doesn’t matter but spends his week dishing 4000 neg reps.

Your agrees come from the same three people mate, and none of them are anything to brag about.

And how many times are you going to make the same joke? That’s twice you’ve used them quotes?

Not so quick to answer questions about the clubs finances though and how they work and how much the club actually has to spend etc

“Joe Lewis yacht”
And
“Big Sainsburys”

That should have been the day you quit to be honest.
 
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