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This review is from: The Boys from White Hart Lane, Spurs in the '80s: The Players' Stories (Hardcover)
Highly enjoyable read for Spurs supporters. I learnt a lot about the dynamics of this stylish but inconsistent team and in particular that:
- Steve Perryman was an immense influence on the dressing room
- Peter Shreeve was a much smarter bloke than I gave him credit for at the time
- David Pleat was disliked by just about everybody!
Shame that key members Hoddle, Archibald and Crooks chose not to contribute but there's enough from the others to keep you entertained. Some of the anecdotes are a bit too much of the 'laddish prank' type but reading about Ricky Villa's difficult acculturation experience is fascinating. Having read the book, I also think it's safe to say that nobody will be volunteering to take a communal bath with 'keeper Milija Alecsic....