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Bullets points on Spurs’ week

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Some belated thoughts on last weekend’s game against Stoke, the transfer window and this weekend’s trip to Leicester –

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Stoke 3 Spurs 0 – Tottenham routed as Chiriches sees red

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From this performance, it looks like Pochettino really doesn’t want to be in the Europa League.

Spurs’ form has collapsed in recent weeks. One win in six tells its own story – even that was against Newcastle so it doesn’t really count.
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Spurs Stoke Preview – Pulis’ legacy and Tottenham’s need for width

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After two rather fortuitous wins, Spurs host Stoke City this weekend.

It’s fair to say Stoke aren’t Tottenham’s favourite opponents. For a start there’s Charlie Adam, who has a habit of putting Spurs players in the treatment room. Then there’s Continue reading

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

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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

Stoke Spurs Preview – Tottenham reunited with Charlie Adam

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Spurs travel to the Britannia Stadium this Saturday for a Premier League meeting with Stoke City. Tim Sherwood will be looking to build on last weeks win at Fulham, a decent result but an unconvincing performance. With persistent rumours Continue reading