Tag Archives: Mauricio Pochettino

Problems at Spurs but there’s a glimmer of hope

PochLooksWorried

 

Morale is pretty low at Spurs after a summer of optimism. Some might say nothing much changes.

I still think that Pochettino is the man for the job but I am starting to worry about the players. They have ability but the overall blend seems wrong, they don’t fit the manager’s preferred style and Continue reading

Spurs 1 Newcastle 2 – another step back

Spurs Newcastle Pochettino

 

One step forward, two steps back. The exhilarating 4-0 demolition of QPR, the humbling by Liverpool. The hard fought victory against Southampton, another debacle at Manchester City. Five goals in the Europa League, this frustrating loss at home to Newcastle.

Just when you think Pochettino’s Spurs side are getting somewhere they Continue reading

Soldado, Adebayor or Kane – who should be Spurs’ first choice up front?

Spurs Strikers

 

At present, there aren’t many issues that divide Spurs fans as much as Pochettino’s choice of striker. A lack of goals, the hangover from last season’s problems and the angst over AVB and Sherwood have all contributed.

Soldado made his first Continue reading

Spurs Southampton Preview – can Tottenham halt Saint’s charge?

Pochettino at Southampton

 

Sunday afternoon sees an emotional reunion for Spurs boss, Mauricio Pochettino, as his old side, Southampton, visit White Hart Lane.

The Argentine’s exit precipitated a summer of transfer turmoil at St. Mary’s, as five high profile players left the club. Many predicted Continue reading

Pochettino springs a surprise

Kaboul as captain

Tottenham’s announcement yesterday evening that Younes Kaboul would be the new Spurs captain caught many by surprise.

The general consensus seemed to be that it was a toss up between Hugo Lloris and Jan Vertonghen, with some outside bets on Federico Fazio – always an incredibly unlikely option. Pochettino did give us some big clues. Continue reading

Spurs transfer window review – a stronger squad but no new striker

Pochettino Levy

On the face of it, this was a reasonable transfer window for Spurs, certainly if you like a bargain. First the positives.

We bought players in several of the key positions that needed strengthening, primarily left back and central defence. We also now have a reserve goalkeeper who isn’t in his forties.

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