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Which Spurs players are heading to the World Cup this Summer?

Much has been made of the English Spurs players heading to the World Cup, with us being as guilty as anyone, and what that means for Gareth Southgate’s England squad. With that in mind, and with teams heading to Russia as you read this, here are some of the other Spurs stars who will be representing their home teams this World Cup. Toby Alderweireld With almost a decade of international play to his name and over 70 caps for Belgium, as well as playing for Belgium’s various youth teams since 2004, the Dutch defender is a mighty presence in the […]

Tottenham Hotspur 2018 World Cup Watch: The Stats

As you can imagine, an elite club like Tottenham Hotspur have a vast array of players heading to Russia to compete in the 2018 World Cup. With the season over, champions league secured, Spurs fans turn their sights to the World Cup to acquire their next fix of top-notch footy. Players from Belgium and England carry the most Spurs players in their squads, and coincidently, these titans will clash as the final fixture of Group G on the 28th June. More likely than not, it will be England and Belgium that go through to the knock-out stages – rather than […]

Spurs Transfer Report: Matthijs de Ligt tells Ajax he wants to leave

A couple of months ago, Tottenham Hotspur expressed initial interest in this phenomenal young Dutch centre-back after a wonderful performance in an international friendly for the Netherlands. As there has been no progress in the contract talks between experienced CB Toby Alderweireld and the club, it is assumed that Toby will be departing North London this summer. Further developments have broken out this week regarding the 18-year-old Dutch prodigy. A report published in the Dutch newspaper, De Telegraaf, claims that de Ligt is set to leave Ajax once the summer transfer window goes live. [Mundo Deportivo] believe Tottenham Hotspur ‘are […]

FA Cup Semi-Final: The Spurs Post-Mortem

Manchester United hammered the last nail in the coffin of Spurs’ hopes of ending their decade-long trophy-less drought this weekend. Different pundits have offered their analyses after the match; some fans scorned the Spurs side for losing, where others rallied behind the squad, putting the defeat down to the luck of the day. Whatever causes can be offered, unfortunately, the score-line won’t change, and the only action that Poch and his boys can take is to continue the fight. The stats below are a mixed-bag but tell an extraordinary story about the mentality of the Spurs players, as well as […]

All the Man Utd vs Spurs FA Cup Build Up

The sun is shining, it is the weekend and Spurs have an incredible opportunity to get some silverware in that Trophy Cabinet – which has been dusty now for a decade. Spurs and Man Utd have both beaten each other at home this season, but cup games are a completely different kettle of fish: anything can happen on that pitch today. Mourinho will be looking to progress to the final of the FA Cup considering his side crashed out of the Carabao Cup at the hands of Bristol City, and the Champions League thanks to Sevilla. Fans will be wanting […]

International Centre-Back should be put on the Spurs Radar

After an uninspiring performance against England on Friday night, The Netherlands stunned Portugal as they beat the 2016 Euros winners 3-0. Memphis Depay, Ryan Babel, and Virgin van Dijk found the net but it was another player who caught the eye, and won man-of-the-match as a result of his superb performance: Matthijs de Ligt. ✖️ De Ligt: 2 assists✖️ Van de Beek: 1 assist✖️ Kluivert: 1 debut Fantastic game! pic.twitter.com/RaQJhTztfl — AFC Ajax (English) (@AFCAjax_EN) March 26, 2018 Anyone that watched the game last night will tell you that de Ligt kept Cristiano Ronaldo in his back pocket, as well […]

Crystal Palace 0-1 Spurs – Premier League – 25.02.18

Match Report: Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Hotspur Harry Kane left it late against Crystal Palace but headed in the only goal of the game in the 88th minute to take Spurs into the top four. Spurs started the game well. After a foul on Dele Alli in the 8th minute, Christian Eriksen crossed a free kick into the far post, managing to find a surging Ben Davies. Davies drilled the free-kick across goal but it was swept up easily by the Palace defence. Later, after some terrible defending from Palace, Kane had a one-on-one with Hennessey – with the Welshman […]

Spurs 1-0 Bournemouth – Premier League – 14.10.17

Match Report: Spurs vs Bournemouth Christian Eriksen scores to help Tottenham claim their first Premier League win at Wembley Stadium. As you would expect against 19th-positioned Bournemouth, Spurs dominated possession in the first third of the game. However, as you wouldn’t expect, Bournemouth had two very promising opportunities to go ahead against Spurs. Davinson Sanchez executed a crucial block to deny Stanislas a shot on goal. Shortly after, Eric Dier was set to score an own goal having failed to deal with a threatening Bournemouth corner. The situation demanded a strong and flexible Hugo Lloris to think fast and keep […]

Arsenal 2-0 Spurs – Premier League – 18.11.17

Match Report: Arsenal vs Spurs Arsenal earnt the bragging rights in this North London derby as they comfortably beat Tottenham 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners came out hungry as they looked to press against Spurs high up the pitch from early on in the match. From the start, it was evident that the Spurs players weren’t as alert, being beaten to the ball by Arsenal, and seemed to have spent time waiting for a counter-attack. Lacazette had the first real effort of the game with a shot on the 19th-minute mark, but the Spurs defence seemed to weather […]

Spurs 1-1 West Brom – Premier League – 25.11.17

Match Report: Spurs vs West Brom After losing their manager midweek, West Brom will be very happy with a point against Spurs at Wembley. Venezuelan striker Salomon Rondon netted for the Albion within four minutes in a shock start for Tottenham. Jake Livermore showed his strength in the midfield as he muscled Dele Alli off the ball before getting the ball to Rondon, who kept Davinson Sanchez at bay before trickling the ball into the bottom left-hand corner. West Brom seemed to be disciplined at the back and were able to maintain their one-goal lead up until the half-time break. […]