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…

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…

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…

The 5 Best Games of 15-16

Big victories, stunning goals, an end of season collapse; this season had it all from the perspective of a Spurs fan. Ignoring the last month of the season, which is hard to do considering it was Arsenal who moved above us, this season has been excellent and the best campaign Spurs fans have seen since…

Spurs v Arsenal for league?

Spurs are perhaps the bookies favourites to clinch the Premier League crown this season and, with Manchester City faltering, it looks to be a straight battle between the two North London clubs for league supremacy, although we mustn’t discount Leicester considering their league form and consistency this season.   Will the North London Derby determine…

Shall we dream?

Spurs stated a real sign of intent that they aren’t going to settle for the top four but charge for the title with a determined, aggressive and hard-fought victory over title rivals Manchester City at the Etihad where luck hasn’t always followed them. A spectacular season bursting with thrills and spills witnessed another on Sunday evening as Spurs maintained…