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Spurs Benfica Preview – Can Tottenham bounce back?

Danny Blanchflower vs Benfica

Danny Blanchflower shakes hands with the Benfica Captain, 1962

Spurs return to Europa League action on Thursday night against Portuguese league leaders Benfica. It’s still only the round of 16, despite Tottenham having played 10 games in the competition to get to this stage. It’s at this point that all the effort begins to seem worthwhile, as we contemplate a knockout tie against one of the legendary names in European club football.

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Spurs Cardiff Preview – Should Sandro and Eriksen start?

Spurs vs Cardiff

After the fantastic comeback in the Europa League, Spurs are brought back down to earth with a home game against Cardiff City. Cardiff are second bottom of the form table, with just one victory in their last 11 in the league, a period Continue reading

Spurs 3 Dnipro 1 – 15 minutes that saved our season

White Hart Lane

On Thursday night, Tottenham recorded a famous 3-1 victory to send them through to the Europa League round of 16. All had looked lost until a crazy 15 minute spell saved Spurs’ season. It was a dramatic and exhilarating turnaround.

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Swansea 1 Spurs 3 – Spurs show cutting edge

Spurs visit Swansea

Spurs took three points from their visit to the Liberty Stadium and showed a cutting edge that has been missing much of the season.

Swansea started well, dominating possession and creating several chances. Our defense looked vulnerable to through balls, as it has all season. However it was a corner that nearly proved our undoing. Dawson clearly pushed Bony – it looked a definite penalty but the referee gave nothing.

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