Category Archives: Match Reports

Manchester United 3 Spurs 0 – Pochettino out-thought as van Gaal’s United finally click

Pochettino At United

 

The big game. Spurs’ chance to stake their claim to a Champions League place. Mauricio Pochettino’s opportunity to prove he has usurped Louis van Gaal, the new generation of tacticians replacing the old guard. It turns out van Gaal still Continue reading

QPR 1 Spurs 2 – Kane revives Tottenham’s Champions League hopes

Kane QPR

 

Two wins in four days and Spurs’ top four hopes are back on track. Now just four points off third place it’s a real possibility, even if the form of Liverpool and Arsenal make those two favourites.

Mirroring the midweek victory against Continue reading

Chelsea 2 Spurs 0 – the dream is over but there’s lots to look forward to

The League Cup final begins

 

The defeat didn’t hurt quite as much as I’d anticipated. Maybe I was half expecting it. Maybe it had been such a good day out, the result couldn’t spoil it. The frustrating thing was we started well, hitting the woodwork from Eriksen’s freekick. If that had gone in everything could have been so different.

Sunday had began full of Continue reading

Spurs 2 West Ham 2 – it’s happened again

Kane scores against West Ham

 

“It’s happening again” sang the West Ham fans as their team went 2-0 up at White Hart Lane, a ground where they were victorious twice last season. In a way they were right, as for the second time this campaign, Tottenham scored an injury time goal to break Hammers’ hearts.

As I took my seat, the teams were being announced and there was one big surprise. Continue reading