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INSIDE THE OPUS

Posted on 30 January 2008  - 12:00

A new series featuring some of the many highlights of the epic Tottenham Hotspur Opus - the biggest and best book ever written and produced about the Club.

A new series featuring some of the many highlights of the epic Tottenham Hotspur Opus - the biggest and best book ever written and produced about the Club.

The Wing Man – Chris Waddle

“I used to get as much pleasure from setting up goals as I did from scoring them – beating a couple of players and putting a ball in for somebody like Clive Allen to finish off. There’s always a buzz when you put the ball away for a goal yourself because you’ve scored and everyone’s cheering. But I used to love just pushing the ball past a defender and crossing it in. If somebody’s headed it in from six yards from one of my crosses, then I would think, ‘Job done’. That’s what I was there for. Yeah, I was there to chip in with goals – I got 14 goals per season quite regularly, which was good for a winger – but I contributed by making a lot, too. If you were the manager of a football club you would say to your wingers: ‘I’d like you to get double figures in goals, and hopefully you’ll make 20 or 25 goals for us this season.’ That was my role as a wide player.”

Chris Waddle is featured over four pages in the ‘Flair Football’ section of the Opus.

With 300,000 words and 1,500 photographs, the Opus is the ultimate piece of Tottenham Hotspur memorabilia.

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