More blues for the lilywhites; Tottenham 1-1 Fulham review

It seems as though Tottenham have played the same game multiple times this season, as the failure to extend their lead proves to be the downfall of the squad and in the closing of the 90 minutes that failure is punished. In this meeting, Kane’s first-half header was cancelled out by Ivan Cavaleiro’s in theContinue reading “More blues for the lilywhites; Tottenham 1-1 Fulham review”

A chance for a trophy: Tottenham v Brentford preview

It’s that point now when nerves start to really settle in, especially for Spurs fans, conscious of the fact that they have not been in a domestic cup final in six years. When they lost 2-0 to Chelsea in 2015, managed by Jose Mourinho. The Portugese proclaimed that this semi-final is his “biggest game sinceContinue reading “A chance for a trophy: Tottenham v Brentford preview”

A chance to go three points clear: Liverpool v Tottenham preview

At this stage in Tottenham’s season, every game seems more crucial than the last. A reasonable statement for a side that sits top of the league on a five goal difference and now play the team just over their shoulder on equal points. Tomorrow’s game follows the table-toppers’ 1-1 draw at Selhurst Park on Sunday,Continue reading “A chance to go three points clear: Liverpool v Tottenham preview”

A chance to win the group: Tottenham v Royal Antwerp preview

This Thursday marks Spurs’ last group stage game in their Europa League journey this season. Which if they win, means they will top Group J. The reverse fixture between the two resulted in a 1-0 shock win for Antwerp, where Lior Rafaelov scored the only goal of the game on the half-hour mark. Thursday’s fixtureContinue reading “A chance to win the group: Tottenham v Royal Antwerp preview”

All Guns Out – Tottenham v Arsenal preview

It’s good times for Spurs fans as their team sit top of the Premier League table for the second week in a row, thirteen places above their rivals, and now prepare for Sunday where they will play Arsenal for the 47th time in Premier League history. The fixture last took place in July this year,Continue reading “All Guns Out – Tottenham v Arsenal preview”

Back where he belongs; what next for Bale?

Across his career, Jose Mourinho has worked with some of the finest players in world football. Michael Essien, Andriy Shevchenko and Hernán Crespo are among those that will feel privileged to have been part of a Mourinho side. Now that list of names grows just an inch longer as Gareth Bale has gained that opportunityContinue reading “Back where he belongs; what next for Bale?”

Tottenham 4-0 Ludogorets: Back to back wins against the Bulgarians

Spurs head into the weekend with their third win in four Europa League games after a 4-0 blitz against Bulgarian League table-toppers, Ludogorets. Fifteen minutes into the game, Dele Alli’s deflected through ball found Carlos Vinicius, who sent goalkeeper Palmen Lliev the wrong way with a cool finish into the bottom right corner. Just underContinue reading “Tottenham 4-0 Ludogorets: Back to back wins against the Bulgarians”

One year on, The Special One (Part 2)

As the side journeyed into the 2020/21 season, a 1-0 loss to Carlo Ancelotti’s Everton on the first day, along with the few slightly unconvincing displays in the Europa League, startled Tottenham fans. However, it did not overshadow their games where Jose Mourinho’s players took complete control, the Southampton and United games coming to mind.Continue reading “One year on, The Special One (Part 2)”

The Special One – One Year on (Part 1)

November 18th of 2019 marked Mauricio Pochettino’s last official day in charge of Tottenham Hotspur, following a string of poor results in the Premier league and Champions league.  An embarrassing 7-2 defeat by Bayern Munich and a 3-0 away loss to Brighton the previous month ultimately contributed to Levy’s decision; it seemed Pochettino had lostContinue reading “The Special One – One Year on (Part 1)”

Sergio Reguilón: The left-back solution

Since Tottenham’s last realistic title endeavour in the 2016-17 season, the squad have seemed lethargic and unreliable defensively. In the record-breaking season, the team conceded just 26 goals in 38 matches and scored 86. Mauricio Pochettino, in just his second season at the club, managed a third place finish in 15/16, an impressive feat forContinue reading “Sergio Reguilón: The left-back solution”