January action plan for Spurs?

The January transfer window is fast approaching and, with Spurs sitting pretty in a Champions League spot for Christmas, which signings will Pochettino want to make to secure Champions League action at the Lane next season?   A striker, perhaps? With the club confirming that Clinton N’Jie has had to undergo surgery and will therefore…

Future Bright for Spurs

With Pochettino producing, the players performing and the chairman delivering, the future looks bright for Tottenham Hotspur FC. A 2-0 away victory over Pochettino’s former team quickly succeeded the news that greeted Spurs fans: the green light had been given for the new 61,000 capacity White Hart Lane, paving the way for Tottenham’s future in…

Why this season is different

How is this season different? If we look at points, it looks a pretty average season for Tottenham, hovering around the 4th/5th spot. But why are Tottenham being looked at in a different light from than in previous campaigns? And will they fail to reach the Champions League for a 6th season running?   Should…

Fiorentina… again

Draws have not always been on Spurs’ side and, yet again, they will have to do it the hard way, the Spurs way. In the League Cup, Tottenham were pulled out to play Arsenal and in the FA Cup are to play in-form Leicester. And in Europe, whilst Liverpool and Manchester United cope with easy…

Same old Spurs?

Has the Spurs of old returned? The Spurs which has to be 4 goals ahead to satisfy the fans that they won’t lose. The leaky Spurs, unable to defend in the dying minutes of a match. A lacklustre Spurs for that is what they were against what should have been easy opposition. Yet, despite all…

Can Spurs finally dump being ‘Spursy’?

Defined in the Urban Dictionary as ‘to consistently and inevitably fail to live up to expectations’, the word ‘Spursy’ may have been finally been put to bed by a certain Mauricio Pochettino. Spurs have not only added extra back-bone to their defence but scored plenty of goals and are consequently pushing themselves up the league steadily but surely,…

Understudies Rise in Europe

Mauricio Pochettino effectively deployed a second team in the Europa League clash with Monaco yet, despite this, Tottenham cruised to a 4-1 victory over last season’s Champions League quarter-finalists. Argentine Erik Lamela set Spurs on their way within two minutes and added to his goal by grabbing a first half hat-trick, the first in his…

Are Spurs really title contenders?

Mauricio Pochettino has revitalised Tottenham Hotspur with attacking flair and defensive solidity and has now embraced talk of Spurs being title challengers by stating that he is ‘proud’ of his players for they must be playing exceptionally for there to be talk of a push for the Premier League crown. Chris Bascombe of the Daily Telegraph…