Comment

The death of the Saturday 3pm kick off

Over the past few years, Tottenham fans have become pretty used to a dearth of 3pm kick offs on a Saturday. A combination of Europa League action and a never ending supply of televised games have meant that a Spurs game in the traditional weekend football slot is rarer than a Luke Shaw appearance for Manchester United.

Even so, the latest round of fixture changes border on the ridiculous, with just one out of ten fixtures in the next two months to be played at a ‘normal’ time, a glamorous away tie against Burnley. In fact, as it stands, the only remaining home fixture in this slot is the penultimate game of the season against United.

One other excellent idea made by someone who has clearly never watched football, doesn’t know anything about the history of Spurs and Arsenal and who has never met a football fan, decided to arrange the last ever North London derby at White Hart Lane on a Sunday at 4.30pm on a Bank Holiday weekend. Top, top work.

Our remaining fixtures now look like this:

March

Everton (H) – Sun 5 March @ 13:30

Palace (A) – Postponed

Millwall (H) – Sun 12 Mar @ 14:00 – F.A. Cup

Southampton (H) – Sun 19 Mar @ 14:15

April

Burnley (A) – Sat 1 Apr @ 15:00

Swansea (A) – Wed 5 Apr @ 19:45

Watford (H) – Sat 8 Apr 12:30

Bournemouth (H) – Sat 15 Apr @ 12:30

The Premier League Champions (A) – Sun 23 Apr @ 12:00

The Arse (H) – Sun 30 Apr @ 16:30 – The last time we get to beat the Gooners at the Lane

May

The Leyton Orient Tribute Club (A) – Sat 6 May @ 15:00 – Our first at the ‘thank-God-we-dodged-that-bullet’ Stadium

United (H) – Sat 13 May @ 15:00

Hull Tigers (A) – Sun 21 May @ 15:00

 

#COYS

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: