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Monday morning Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur news and links for August 19, 2013

Daily Tottenham Hotspur links, today on Crystal Palace, AVB, the Premier League on TV and Willian.

Jamie McDonald

Happy Monday Spursland! I am here, I am back.

First and foremost I'd like to thank Ed for doing an amazing job filling in for me while I was jamming oyster po boys and country ham down my gullet down south. But who gives a care about that, the JOY is back, the season is on and somehow we have managed to stave off our usual depression for another week. This is weird. I want to like this but I don't. For once this video fits with perfect context.

And now the "news"

Spurs Are Not A One Man Team Says Daws-Sky Sports

Is this true? I wouldn't know, I was at a wedding last night and then a casino until around 5 am east coast time. Yes, we have returned to the hard hitting and reliable coverage you have come to know and resent.

AVB Turned Down PSG And Madrid To Stay At Spurs-The Guardian

So...who is the bigger club after all? Can't get our coach, can't get our star, seems to me Madrid isn't exactly tip top anymore. And as for PSG, it must be torture for players living in the land of cooking with cream and butter and having to be on a training diet all the time. Playing in France must make eating impossible.

Willain To Decide Today Between Liverpool And Spurs-Liverpool Offside

Hmmm, a floundering club located so far north I am not sure they get sunlight for extended periods throughout the year, or up and coming side featuring no racists and in a delightful capital city with an up and coming food scene. Also a potential friendship with Sandro. See you in a few big Will.

EPL Debuts On NBC Family Of Networks To Improved American Ratings-SB Nation

Improved ratings that were trending up pretty big from Saturday to Sunday. Mark it down now, this is a significant point in our move towards a global rather than a regional or national culture. NBC has done a fantastic job presenting an already outstanding product to a new audience. Minus the Jason Sedekis coaching bit which was horrendous and would only be topical if it was put out in 1996.

A Culmination Of Blunders-The Short Fuse


The AP's Opening List Of Alabama And Then The Next 24 Teams That Have No Shot At Beating Them-SB Nation

Michigan in the top 20? Are they the new Notre Dame now? Just getting ranked way higher than they should be because the sportswriters love their storied history?