The Fiver | Swaggering close to glory only to bash their heads against the podium

By | 31st May 2019

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‘Spursy’ is a relatively recent addition to football’s lexicon, an adjective used to describe a particular club’s uncanny ability to swagger to within touching distance of glory, only to trip up and bash their heads against the podium, leaving them a bloody, ridiculous laughing stock. Yep, usually by around late March or early April, Spurs are in bandages and have everyone else in stitches. But not this year, no siree and indeed, no Spursy.

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This post written by Paul Doyle originally appeared on Football | The Guardian. Read the full post here.

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