Letter: The impudence of Tottenham Hotspur

Date published: 12 February 2018

Dear Editor,

It is bordering on impudence for Tottenham Hotspur (and their manager/coach Mauricio Pochettino) to criticise the state of the playing surface at the Crown Oil Arena.

He should look at a recording of the 1970 FA Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Watford played at Spurs' home ground at White Hart Lane (a match which I attended).

On the side of the stadium where I stood there was only a two yard strip of grass. The rest of the pitch could have been Southend or Clacton beach.


Keith Burley

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