Tuesday, March 28, 2006

At number one is Robbie Keane...

At number two is Robbie Keane,
At number three is Robbie Keane,
At number four is Robbie Keane,

At number five is Robbie Keane,
At number six is Robbie Keane,
At number seven is Robbie Keane,
At number eight is Robbie Keane,

At number nine is Robbie Keane,
At number ten is Robbie Keane,
At number eleven is Robbie Keane,
At number twelve is Robbie Keane...

All I want is a team of Robbie Keanes,
A team of Robbie Keanes, a team of Robbie Keanes.
All I want is a team of Robbie Keanes,
A team of Robbie Keanes, a team of Robbie Keanes...


(Repeat until fade / Keano somehow staggers us through into the Champions League / every Spurs supporter has been carted off to the North Middlesex Hospital with a coronary - whichever happens first...)

Mind you, Robbie not only saved Spurs tonight (just about).
He also redeemed a ref who was simply baffling throughout - had the goalkeeper, already leniently indulged for blatant time-wasting and somehow saved from the most obvious of red cards, saved that late penalty, there might just have been a riot...

Though it could have been even worse than that. The keeper might have been sent off, only to be replaced between the sticks by our own keeper's namesake - the Albion left-back Paul Robinson - who would then turn away the penalty and be celebrated in tomorrow's Super Soaraway Sun as "England's Number One?"

But still, all's well that end's well (for now), after a deliriously-dramatic night at the Lane...
Ouch, my heart hurts.

"And the Spurs go tottering on..."

5 comments:

WDKY said...

I was crapping myself. But it's like that every game now. The substitution that resulted in Jenas switching to RB made no sense at all to me, and Davids HAS to have a spell on the bench now.

But it was a good result, so who cares.

prolix said...

Spurs after a tremendous start seem to be stumbling accross the finishing line much like Everton did last year. I hope you get there ahead of Arsenal, Blackburn and all, it would be good for the England side of tomorrow.

Aidan said...

Thought the Mido sub, and tactical switch, was an unexpectedly superb tactic actually...
Davids just hasn't been the same since coming back from injury. Jenas and Carrick in the middle is the future, hopefully with the Hud stepping in too more often than not. But this is the time we need the Edgar David experience and presence, to help our young'uns stumble somehow across the finishing-line...
Though even fourth may not be enough, if Europe's so-called finest keep playing as woefully as Real Madrid and, now, Juventus...
Spurs could have beaten that side tonight.
Hell, even Barnet could've given them a game...
Maybe Tottenham should just move to Italy and enter Serie A. We'd clean up there by these standards, I reckon...

WDKY said...

I'm getting genuinely terrified that the worst might - just might - happen. I asked a Gooner friend of mine if he wouldn't feel just a little bit sorry/guilty if it did, and has said that I must be mad. He suggested that he'd be dancing in the street, in fact.

I agree, incidentally, that bringing on Mido was a postive change but I didn't see the point in taking off a full back and then asking a midfielder to play at... yes, full back. Still it seemed alright on the night :-)

Arnt said...

All i want is a team of robbie keanes