"Eleven points from eight games is a good, solid start and I'm happy with that. We are playing well and the three games we lost could have gone either way.
"Tottenham have had a great start. So we knew this would be tough but we only have one way of playing.
"We won't win the Premiership but we will always have a go. I couldn't play one up and bore the pants off everybody.
"We always go out there to entertain and I don't think people here have seen football like this since the days of Jimmy Dickinson."
Yet manager Harry Redknapp praised his defenders most of all, saying: "It was great to have Dejan Stefanovic back for his experience after injury, and Andy Griffin and Linvoy Primus were outstanding as well.