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Crystal Palace 2 Spurs 1 – luck runs out



What marks this season out, is the lack of lack of consistency. One moment Spurs are beating the league leaders, the next they’re struggling against some of the lesser lights. I suppose this is what comes from transition.

Set on it’s own this defeat wasn’t so bad. We dominated possession and looked in control until 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

Same old story first half against Palace

Crystal Palace vs. Spurs

We may have changed manager but a lot of the same problems persist. Is this because Sherwood needs time or is it an issue with the players?

As in so many games against “lesser” opponents at White Hart Lane, we dominated possession but couldn’t turn this into chances. Things improved in the second half but even so, by the end of the game we had 10 shots to Palace’s 14 despite enjoying 68% of the possession. The passing still seems slow and laboured at times but at least now we are playing a consistent team each week, giving them a chance to get used to playing together.

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