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Tuesday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For February 17, 2015

Tottenham Hotspur news and links, with death threats.

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Happy Tuesday, Spursland! Boy, a lot of people had a lot of things to say about that Ryan Mason article yesterday so let me say this: none of the staff thinks he is a bad player. He just has holes in his game.

That is none of the staff except me. I expect your death threats. It's about time we got some more. We haven't had any of those since theroosevelts mocked Tim Tebow.

And now the "news"

I Love Putting My Neck On The Line, Says Noted Moron- Telegraph

Other things he loves: playing Kyle Walker comically out of position, complaining.

Sherwood Promises To Bring Excitement Back To Villa- Independent

Interesting way to phrase it. Good god, this man reminds me of Vince Russo. And I know that reference goes over like 95% of people's heads. The people who get it can explain how stiff of a statement that is to the people who don't live in their mother's basement.

Turkish Fan Tried To Sneak A Lot Of Beers Into The Stadium- SB Nation Soccer

According to Stat Boy Caley, it is really hard to get alcohol in Turkey, so this makes sense. For the record, my personal record is eight mini bottles of Jim Beam at RFK Stadium.

An Assist By Playing Dead- SB Nation Soccer

I am usually not one for the mock outrage brigade, but I kinda don't like this when you consider how many players have dropped dead during games. I just don't think it's something I would do.

David Luiz Calls Current AND Former Managers Ugly- SB Nation Soccer

Damn it, David. One of those men has feelings, you can't treat people like this.

Clemson Player Is Bad At Grabbing A Ball- SB Nation

Is that a basketball or a greased pig?