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The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur news and links for Wednesday, October 16

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Adding to the stadium menu

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Hi, Hoddlers!

Above is Karen Hills, one of Spurs’ head coaches. She joined the club in 2007, and guided the team to promotion last season.

Ramble of the Day

It’s time for another question, one that combines my clear passion for football and food: If you could add one food or drink to the list of regular stadium food and drink items, which would you pick?

I could choose so many different things — a good taco, a quality cup of bubble tea, or some nice sushi, to name only a few choices. I know, truly, if I had to pick just the one item, it has to be a good cup of coffee.

It might be a matter of geography or just the fact that coffee connoisseurs aren’t in the business of providing stadium food, but I’ve never had a half-decent cup of coffee, let alone a good one. There are many times where I’ve been to matches at a decent coffee drinking hour, and it makes for a good option over a two-plus hour period. If I’m already overpaying for other stadium food, I won’t mind overpaying for a good cup of coffee.

tl;dr: Pick a food or drink you wish you could find in a stadium.

Links of the Day

Bulgaria FA president Borislav Mihaylov has resigned, and the FA’s headquarters has been raided by police the day after fans racially abused England players.
Additionally: Both England and Bulgaria have been sanctioned by UEFA following Tuesday’s match.

Anderlecht has been fined €5,000 for hiring Vincent Kompany as head coach without holding the UEFA Pro License.

Spain has qualified for Euro 2020.

Jason Sudeikis will reprise his role as Ted Lasso for a new Apple TV+ series.

Today’s longer read: Christian Araos interviews the Colorado Rapids’ Robin Fraser on being only the fifth black coach in MLS and coaching diversity in the U.S. for The Guardian