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Spurs players at the World Cup – Should we all be supporting Belgium?

Spurs stars at the World Cup


With less than two weeks to go until the World Cup, it’s worth taking a look at which Spurs player will be involved.

For the first time in sixty years, they’ll be no Tottenham player in the England side. It’s a depressing statistic but Continue reading


Why Mauricio Pochettino is a good choice for Spurs

Mauricio Pochettino joins Spurs


This week, after what seemed like an age, Daniel Levy finally revealed Mauricio Pochettino as the new Spurs manager. This wasn’t a great surprise, the Argentine coach had been strong favourite to take the post for a week or two prior to the announcement. The news came a fortnight after Tim Sherwood’s sacking but in reality Spurs fans Continue reading

He’s finally gone – Spurs say their goodbyes to Tim Sherwood

Sherwood in his Gilet


This week finally, inevitably, the axe fell on Tim Sherwood. Strangely, when he was eventually sacked I felt a pang of sadness for him. He probably wasn’t treated that well by Daniel Levy but then which manager has been?

Despite this, the overwhelming feeling was one of relief. Sherwood was ridiculously  Continue reading

West Ham Spurs Preview – Can Tottenham cope with Carroll?

Spurs West Ham


West Ham are Spurs’ hosts this Saturday, in the lunchtime kick-off. The equivalent fixture at White Hart Lane is etched into my memory, a shameful 3-0 reverse – for me the worst game of the season, and I was there.

The east London side are still Continue reading

Tim Sherwood – Lies, damn lies and statistics

Tim Sherwood has some great stats


Tim Sherwood has been pushing his credentials as Spurs manager again. With all the signs pointing to a summer exit, this may be more an attempt to tout himself for other jobs rather than to keep hold of his current position. A minority of fans have taken up his cause, seizing on  Continue reading

Stoke 0 Spurs 1 – Unconvincing Tottenham win at “nasty” Stoke

Stoke Spurs


They say a manager makes a team is his own image. This was never truer than in the case of Mark Hughes and Stoke. Objectively he has done a fantastic job. Taking over from a popular, successful, long serving coach is never easy – just ask David Moyes. The Welshman has kept the aerial power and physicality that made Pulis’ team so tough to play against, but has added some nice football through the likes of Odemwingie and Arnautovic.

Like Hughes in his prime, Stoke marry quality with toughness, but this outer makeover hides Continue reading