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Etienne Capoue – defence can be the best form of attack

Capoue vs Newcastle

Sherwood finally decided to start Etienne Capoue against Newcastle and the decision paid dividends as Spurs ran out 4-0 winners. Despite strongly worded statements against the need for Continue reading


Transfer window – the curious incident of the Spurs’ signing

White Hart Lane - Spurs Transfers

So the transfer window is shut for another year. What will Sky Sports News do with themselves?

The main thing to say about Spurs’ business this transfer window is that there pretty much wasn’t any. Not even one measly signing. The whole thing was a huge non-event. After Harry Redknapp’s constant wheeling and dealing and last summer’s Bale funded binge it all felt a bit odd.

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Hull City Spurs Review – Same old problems

Spurs at Hull, KC Stadium

While the Manchester City defeat was dispiriting, it isn’t a game we expect to win. It’s the failure to get three points from matches against teams like Hull City that really hurts our league aspirations. Games we should win.

As has happened many times this season, under AVB and Sherwood, while playing one up front or two up front, we failed to break down a stubborn defence. At the same time our backline looked extremely vulnerable to balls played behind it.

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