The World Cup group stages are over, and half the 32 teams are packing their bags and heading home. But who deserved to go, and who has a wistful tear in their eye for what might have been? Continue reading
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Premier League review by the numbers
We’re three games into the Premier League campaign and it’s still far too early to make any confident predictions but what interesting statistics have emerged so far?
New boys, Huddersfield lead the tackle count with 69. It looks like David Wagner has continued with the aggressive pressing style that served him so well in the Championship. In second place is another fan of the Gegenpress, Jurgen Klopp, whose Liverpool side sit on 63. Continue reading
Spurs 2 Everton 1 – Pochettino’s Tottenham finally bring some cheer to White Hart Lane
At last a positive performance from Spurs at White Hart Lane, and an atmosphere to match. The ground was buzzing as Pochettino’s side came from a goal down, to win against one of the better teams in the division.
Before the game, the big question was Continue reading
Spurs QPR Preview – Harry returns
Sunday sees the first Spurs home game of the new season, with Queens Park Rangers the visitors. It also marks the return to White Hart Lane of several “old friends”, former manager Harry Redknapp chief amongst them.
Can Spurs build on last weeks satisfying victory over West Ham?
Poll results – Spurs fans view the new season with optimism
I polled readers before the start of the season, to find out Spurs fans expectations for the new campaign. Thanks to the 628 who participated.
The results inidicate supporters are optimistic about the team’s chances – over 92.5% of those who took part think Tottenham will achieve the same place or better than last season.
West Ham Spurs Preview – and so it begins
So here we are again, the start of another Premier League season. As usual, hopes are high – a new manager, a fresh start. Compared to last year, things feel a little calmer, expectations a little more realistic.
Let’s hope Spurs supporters and our trigger happy chairman, give Mauricio Pochettino the chance to implement his ideas. The new system might take time, all worthwhile things do.