Why Spurs haven’t lost their identity

The footballing world, dominated by multi-millionaires, is now seeing whole nations invest in clubs (Abu Dhabi in Manchester City and Qatar in Paris Saint-Germain) but, whereas other teams are beginning to lose their English identity, Spurs are still rooted in their traditions with the team still being identifiable with the club’s illustrious past. The legendary…

The good, the bad and the ugly

Perhaps unexpectedly considering the poor performance in Monaco, Spurs began the Chelsea game positively, with energy and looked bright when Christian Eriksen’s opener gave them a deserved lead. What was widely agreed to be the best half of football played by Tottenham this season ultimately culminated in a Chelsea equaliser against the run of play…

Will Winks start the derby?

Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that he is considering starting 20-year-old midfielder Harry Winks in what would be his first Premier League start against Arsenal, one of the fiercest games on the footballing calendar. Pochettino has limited options in midfield heading into the fixture due to injury complications and Moussa Sissoko’s suspension and young holding midfielder…

Who’ll Pochettino pick for Liverpool?

Two consecutive away draws versus West Brom and Bournemouth have dampened the optimistic mood that had emerged at White Hart Lane after the 2-0 victory over Manchester City and, despite having a reputation for fielding under-strength teams in the EFL Cup, Pochettino will be seeking a positive performance from the youngsters that will be likely…

Back into Reality

Following a tedious international break which left most if not all football fans yearning for the return of the Premier League, Spurs stumbled to a 1-1 draw with bogey team West Brom. Despite failing to win against the Midlands outfit last season, Spurs would have been confident heading into the fixture after the dominant 2-0…

3 talking points from Middlesbrough win

Spurs’ consolidation of their top four position in the Premier League was accomplished through South Korean attacker Son Heung-min who shone with two superbly taken goals against a Middlesbrough outfit lacking confidence in the aftermath of two straight defeats to Crystal Palace and Everton. Spurs were ebullient in the first period, full of energy, and…

Would Janssen fit in at Spurs?

Tottenham have continually been linked with Dutch striker Vincent Janssen in a story that never seems to go away. Spurs are obviously interested with several sources, including the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph, indicating that Janssen is most likely to be heading over to North London this summer. Pochettino is seeking a striker to relieve the…

Rating Tottenham’s England Players

England once again have exited a major tournament prematurely and as the country yet again begins its regular period of mourning over the consistent failures of the national team, we thought we would take the opportunity to rate the Spurs players who have featured for England at Euro 2016. Spurs fans will now most likely turn to…