Who do you trust?
Julian: Who said you could call me Julie?!
Our excellent friends at the Tottenham Hotspur Supporter’s Trust have an update!
For those of you joining us late, this bunch of pompous losers routinely get brushed off with the old commercial sensitivity line. After all, what isn’t commercially sensitive?
The Club has committed to provide a response in the coming weeks. The Club says it is ‘very keen’ to address the issues raised but, for commercial reasons, will not be able to do this during the transfer window. In the meantime, the Club’s financial results will be released in February, and there will be a statement from Fabio Paratici on the completion of the transfer window. The Club will respond “in full’ to our questions at that point.
We welcome the Club’s commitment to provide the Trust with full answers to these key questions, although would have preferred an immediate response. We will scrutinise the answers, along with the financial results and the report from Fabio Paratici, and will seek answers to any further questions that may arise. We will, of course, share the Club’s full responses to our questions and our analysis of the responses and reports with Trust members and the wider fan base as soon as is possible at that time.
What I find interesting on this occasion, is that there are obviously immediate issues for the club board and what they want in the public domain.
Presumably, the all-too-grim contrast between turnover and transfer spending requires some industrial light & magic before the client reference numbers start baying for blood.
Conte was short-changed in the last window, and the alleged war chest of £150 was dented, but only to the tune of approximately £118 million, despite the Levy lickspittles attempts to tell us otherwise.
A source told me a few weeks ago that Levy really has got to get his game face on this winter, as the magic number that has to be explained away in the currently hidden end-of-year accounts is thought to be north of…