...visit White Hart Lane. Two teams rocked up to play Spurs this week both needing a lift in fortunes Newcastle left with a reinvigorated season Brighton left being out of the League Cup.
...how? After Britain's haul of medals at the velodrome in the 2012 London Olympics it was the refrain from those beaten on the track. Riders given hope after the failure during the Track Cycling World Championships.
...grand. Can't say I was feeling that confident about an England grand slam before Saturday's game. My confidence having dropped over the last couple of outings. And then the ref being announced.
...the Track Cycling World Championships. It as after the men could only pick up the silver medal in the team pursuit, well beaten by the Australians in the final, that it hit rock bottom. The all conquering Olympic squad were dead and buried.
...in the Cup. No matter who we're talking about here from Jimmy Greaves through to anyone of those linked with a move to White Hart Lane during this transfer window. It wouldn't stop Spurs losing to Leeds Utd. in the Cup.
...to catch. It's going to be a bit of a culture shock for some members of the Premier League millionaires club playing at Bloomfield Road next season but thanks to Ian Holloway it's an amazing comeback to the top flight for the seasiders.
...banana skins? Another Wednesday away day up to Yorkshire for 'Arry's Tottenham Hotspur and another 5-1 scoreline.
...to the Championship not the Premiership. Errr. Mein Fuhrer...we've been relegated to the Championship...we're now in the fizzy pop league...