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Harry Kane Brings it Home for England in Volgograd: England vs Tunisia Match Review

England, headed up by Spurs golden boy Harry Kane, kicked off England’s World Cup efforts in style with a 2-1 win over Tunisia on Monday night. With the game book ended by two goals from Captain Kane, England not only beat Tunisia, but they also beat back the expectation the team have set for themselves with the series of lacklustre performances they’ve put in at major tournaments in recent years. The First Half The games opening quarter was everything that coach Gareth Southgate would have wanted it to be. His promises of bold, attacking football and well-oiled sidepieces, practised in their […]

England Continue World Cup Preparation Success – England vs Costa Rica Match Review

England will head to Russia full of confidence, as they saw off Costa Rica with a 2 – 0 victory at Elland Road. Gareth Southgate pushed a refreshed team for this match, making 10 changes to the squad seen in last weeks England v Nigeria match. Previous captain Harry Kane was replaced by Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson, and the match was also saw the international debut of Trent Alexander-Arnold and Burnley keeper Nick Pope. With just two international matches to prepare the team for the tournament, Gareth Southgate was clearly aiming to give every player game time before getting on the plane. […]

Spurs Players Shine at Wembley – England vs Nigeria Match Review

England’s World Cup build up got off to a solid start over the weekend with a 2-1 win against Nigeria Although we’re still two weeks away from England’s first match against Tunisia in Volgograd, this friendly showcased a team that should stand a real chance in the upcoming tournament. With disappointing results in the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Euros, coupled with a young squad, the team and its chances in the tournament have been under a great deal of scrutiny the past few weeks. However, the first half presented an energetic and effective team, bolstered by some stellar […]

Eric Dier responds to criticism of World Cup teammate Dele Alli

Despite Spurs solid performance in the Premier League last season, striker Dele Alli has come under recent criticism for his somewhat disappointing goal scoring record this year, as well as his well-known temper and accusations of diving. The 22-year old has also been booed at away games and his England squad mate Eric Dier has commented on the incidents, saying, ‘That is the world we live in, whether it’s fair or not…I don’t think [it’s fair] but that’s the world he is going to live in for a long time, so he will have to get used to it…He is always […]

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 […]

Tottenham Hotspur 2017/18 Season Review

The 2017/18 campaign has come to a close, and whilst Spurs look ahead to the next season in their glorious New Stadium, we take a look back at how the year unfolded. There has been plenty of accomplishments to shout about this season and a few hiccups we all wish to expel from memory. Overall it has been a successful season: Spurs finished top three again for the third year running. Spurs have now cemented themselves as a Champions League club, and have proved this year that they can compete with the best. The Tottenham Hotspur key players impressed again this […]

Spurs 1-0 Newcastle – Premier League – 09.05.18

Match Report: Spurs vs Newcastle Harry Kane strikes to secure Champions League qualification for Spurs next season. Pochettino’s foreword to the match was that his players must be prepared to ‘die’ to secure Champions League football. With Huddersfield battling for a point at Stamford Bridge, all Spurs needed to do was win. It wasn’t the rallying cry of passion that we have seen from Spurs in previous matches, but it was enough to achieve the requirements set out by Daniel Levy. Pochettino reverted back to the 4-2-3-1 formation that the squad has adopted for most of the season. Favourites Mousa […]

WBA 1-0 Spurs – Premier League – 05.05.18

Match Report: West Brom vs Spurs   Spurs lost out in the depths of extra-time as Baggies kept their slender hopes of Premier League survival alive. Spurs seemed frustrated all game as they failed to break down the defensive Albion play. With Chelsea’s victory over Liverpool on Sunday,  the gap between Chelsea and Spurs stands at just two points.   As expected, Spurs took the majority of possession in this clash (73.8%) and would be playing a Baggies team that only really look to attack on the counter. It was this apprehension that may have compelled Pochettino to have switched […]

What do the next few months hold for Harry Kane?

Following just three short weeks away from the team after his third injury to his right ankle in 18 months, Harry Kane returned to help Tottenham beat Watford 2-0 on 30th April. But with more upcoming fixtures and the World Cup in Russia in June, what do the next few months have in store for Tottenham’s golden boy? After a collision with Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic reignited Kane’s ongoing injury woes, the Tottenham striker took three weeks away from the Spurs first team. A short time to recover for anybody, but with Kane taking time off for similar injuries before, […]

Christian Eriksen: April Premier League Player of the Month Nominee

April has been a mixed bag of results for Spurs. They managed three Premier League wins, one loss, one draw and an FA Cup defeat. However, there was one Spur that shone throughout the whole month, and that is the trusty midfield Dane – Christian Eriksen. On the first day of April, Christian invigorated the Spurs comeback at Stamford Bridge with an unbelievable rocket just before the halftime whistle. That goal, along with Dele Alli’s from the same game, have both been nominated for the goal of the month award. Eriksen went on to grab goals against Stoke and Manchester […]