VIEW FROM THE STANDS

Australian Four Four Two - - PREMIER LEAGUE - TOM HAY­WARD, @TOMFOINS

This sea­son will be dif­fer­ent to last be­cause

we will no longer be play­ing at the soul­less, cor­po­rate hell­hole that is Wem­b­ley Sta­dium. Well, apart from in our first home game, any­way.

Fans of other clubs might not know that

the peo­ple who set up Tot­ten­ham Hot­spur – or just Hot­spur, orig­i­nally – had been mem­bers of a cricket club, so that might ex­plain some of the scores we’ve been on the end of in years gone by.

The player I’d hap­pily drive to an­other club is

Moussa Sis­soko.

The op­po­si­tion player I se­cretly ad­mire is

Jamie Vardy, for all his faults, be­cause he is re­lent­less and a night­mare to play against. He’s like a thou­sand an­gry wasps.

One change I would make at our club is

to start tak­ing the FA Cup more se­ri­ously. Teams who’ve been as starved of suc­cess as we have in the past decade shouldn’t be so flip­pant about win­ning it.

The best away ground is

Mo­lineux – it’s a great away day any­way, and Wolves will be com­pet­i­tive.

This sea­son we will fin­ish 4th. FFT asks: Do you fear there will be a set­tling-in pe­riod for the team in a new sta­dium?

We are no­to­ri­ously slow starters, par­tic­u­larly when some­thing is rum­bling on in the back­ground, so a bed­ding-in pe­riod is a con­cern. But we tamed Wem­b­ley and we’ll make WHL2 home soon enough.

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