Up until the 78th minute this was a comfortable Spurs performance. The home side hardly had to break stride to go two goals clear of a Villa team in limbo.
This was not how it as supposed to be. Tim Sherwood returned to White Hart Lane and left with three valuable points in Villa’s bid for Premier League survival, while Mauricio Pochettino was left regretting another missed opportunity.
In his brief but turbulent reign at Tottenham, Sherwood alienated players and fans. His teams often seemed a collection of individuals without an identity. Despite his obvious flaws – and there were many – he did manage to Continue reading
Phew, that’s finally over.
There was a general sigh of relief on Sunday, the final act of a disappointing season for Spurs. Looking on the bright side at least Continue reading
So here we are at the season’s end. One more Spurs game to go, where Aston Villa are the visitors to White Hart Lane. It doesn’t seem that long ago that the midlands side were challenging Tottenham for the European places. This season Villa only guaranteed their Premier League survival last weekend. A cautionary tale – maybe we should count our blessings.
Spurs beat Villa 2-0 back in October. The game saw one of those rarest of things, a Continue reading