Tottenham losing ‘Spursy’ tag, says James Maddison after Arsenal draw

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James Maddison said Tottenham’s 2-2 draw at Arsenal was evidence that the club are fast shedding their old “Spursy” tag under Ange Postecoglou. The playmaker was outstanding in the north London derby, setting up two equalisers for Son Heung-min to earn a deserved point, and declared talk of a soft centre is a thing of the past.

“Fans and neutrals talk about Tottenham, they often say ‘soft, weak, bottle it, Spursy, all that rubbish’,” he said, referring to a term deployed by rivals fans about their supposed propensity to flop when success is in sight. “I think the last couple of weeks shows we might be going in a slightly different direction.

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Written by Nick Ames at the Emirates Stadium
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2023/sep/24/tottenham-losing-spursy-tag-says-james-maddison-after-arsenal-draw under the title “Tottenham losing ‘Spursy’ tag, says James Maddison after Arsenal draw”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.