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10-04-2012, 08:58 PM
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Originally Posted by NJDevs26 View Post
An actual question - no sarcasm - why does Tottenham get hate around here? Are they like the Maple Leafs of the Premier League (an inordinate amount of attention for underachieving results), or is it just a particular rivalry with Arsenal? I'm kind of a casual follower of the EPL, to me Tottenham is just another mid-tier team that exists and now happens to have an American star player.

If I was going to follow an American it'd be Howard over Dempsey anyway but I don't pay any more attention to Everton than Fulham/Tottenham.
I don't know the severity of all of the rivalries, but before I picked a team, I only had a list of which ones I hated. I was told that all of those teams hated Tottenham, so it seemed to be a logical fit on my end

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