Whoever takes the manager's job permanently can be under no illusion that we're in for a very tough battle to avoid relegation. This was our heaviest defeat of the season and just highlighted exactly how severe our situation is.
As I watched the BBC live Internet updates filter through it didn't take long to realise we weren't going to win. A glimmer of hope when Dempsey pulled a goal back was crushed 6 seconds later with the news a third Tottenham goal. To rub salt in the wounds it sounded like Malbranque was having a field day and returning cult hero Moritz Volz, forced into playing centre back, got sent off.
The Match of the Day highlights didn't give much insight into the way we played so I recommend reading the two excellent reports at Craven Cottage Newsround and White Lines. Lewington's admirable attempt to play football seems to have only served to highlight exactly how poor we are. It's vital that the board get the manager's appointment right. We need someone who can takes us forward whatever division we find ourselves in next year.