Go to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and the famous homilies greet you wherever you turn. ‘The game is about glory’, they tell you. And ‘audere est facere’.
Generous Spurs fans sitting through the football served up by Antonio Conte may have shaken their heads ruefully at those words that are now mere marketing slogans. Others may have scorned them as a sick joke while they watched adventurous players, hidebound by caution, become tentative plodders, the atmosphere flat, the team unable to control a game.Continue reading “Antonio Conte sacked as his honest words became too much for the trophyless Spurs establishment”