Category Archives: Match Previews

Spurs Chelsea Cup Final Preview – “The game is about glory”

Spurs league cup final


The excitement is building for Spurs first cup final in five years. The chance to take some silverware back to White Hart Lane.

The midweek capitulation in Florence was disappointing but all that’s forgotten, the focus is on Wembley and Chelsea. As Danny Blanchflower famously said, Continue reading

Spurs West Ham Preview – team news, stats and discussion

Dier West Ham


Spurs are back in Premier League action this Sunday as West Ham visit White Hart Lane. The corresponding fixture last season seems a very long time ago – I was there to see the 3-0 defeat, the first sign  Continue reading

West Brom Spurs Preview – cup finalist face the Pulis factor

Pulis WBA


After progressing to the League Cup Final in midweek, Spurs make the trip to West Brom this Saturday. One of the most disappointing games of the season was our 1-0 home loss to the same opposition. This time should Continue reading

Spurs Sunderland – stats, team news and Jermain Defoe



This weekend’s visitors to White Hart Lane are a Sunderland side sitting 16th in the division. Gus Poyer’s team haven’t won in four games in the league and there’s only a point separating them from the relegation zone.

The big story is the likely return to White Hart Lane of Jermain Defoe. The former Spurs striker had Continue reading

Crystal Palace Spurs Preview – can the real Tottenham please stand up?



Spurs travel to London rivals Crystal Palace this Saturday. Palace have had a turbulent season so far after the relative calm of last year’s 11th place finish. First manager Tony Pulis left just days before the start of the campaign. Then Continue reading

Spurs Burnley Preview – trying to retain momentum

Nabil Bentaleb of Tottenham v Newcastle


After an excellent win against Newcastle in midweek, it will be interesting to see how Pochettino sets up his team up for the visit of Burnley.

The league cup victory saw us move the ball quicker, put more pressure on the opposition and play more incisive passes. Will Spurs be able to build on this, or Continue reading

Swansea Spurs Preview – Old boys could pose Spurs problems

Erisksen vs Swansea


Spurs travel to the Liberty Stadium after a difficult couple of weeks. Since the fantastic win against Everton where the team seemed to have clicked, Pochettino’s side have suffered two losses and a disappointing draw. Every good performance this season has been followed Continue reading