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World Cup News: Another Week of Spurs Action

The second week of the World Cup was packed with players representing North London on the national stage, with the opening day seeing Spurs players in every game. Sweden vs South Korea The first match of the week saw Sweden face off against South Korea at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, with the Korean side looking to capitalise on the talent of our own Hueng-Min Son. The opening stages of the match saw the two sides roughly equally matched, but as the game wore on, Sweden began to dominate, with Andreas Granqvist scoring from a penalty in the 65th minute. Son was reticent in interviews after […]

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 5-4 Leicester – Premier League – 14.05.18

Match Report: Spurs vs Leicester   Harry Kane & Erik Lamela bag a brace in this nine-goal final game thriller at Wembley. Spurs had already secured their top-four position and Leicester were compelled to finish mid-table – and as a result, both teams played end to end football. A great day for the fans, who were kept on the edge of their seats right until the last moments. The first goal came early, and it was English international Jamie Vardy to open the scoring for the Foxes. Mahrez whipped a ball in near post from a free-kick. With the pace […]

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 […]

Spurs 2-0 Watford – Premier League – 30.04.18

Match Report: Spurs vs Watford Spurs defeated Watford with ease as they extended the distance between themselves and 5th place Chelsea. Harry Kane closes in on Mo Salah by one, and Dele Alli scores his fourth Premier League goal in his last five matches. Tottenham were able to find holes in the Watford defence almost immediately and registered two shots within the space of seven minutes. Dembele demonstrated his trickery on the left flank before whipping a ball into the middle for Eric Dier; who couldn’t quite keep his header from rising over the bar. Dele Alli opened the scoring […]

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 […]

Brighton 1-1 Spurs – Premier League – 17.04.18

Match Report: Brighton vs Spurs Brighton & Hove Albion battled hard from the outset and produced a respectable performance to grab a point against Spurs. With the FA Cup semi-final just around the corner, Mauricio Pochettino made six changes to the starting XI that he fielded against Champions Man City. Tottenham Hotspur just did not turn up last night and seemed to lack precision, whether it be with the final pass or with an effort on goal. The sold-out Amex Stadium was roaring from kickoff as the Brighton fans hoped to cheer their side to Premier League safety. Both teams […]

Spurs 1-3 Man City – Premier League – 14.04.18

Match Report: Spurs vs Manchester City Manchester City have been crowned champions this weekend as a result of a 3-1 victory over Spurs at Wembley, as well as a shock loss from their rivals Man Utd, who suffered a 1-0 defeat to bottom of the league West Brom. Manchester City looked to recover what had been a shocking string of three defeats which had seen them crash out of the Champions League 5 goals to 1, and had their crowning delayed by fierce rivals Manchester United. Spurs were fighting to extend their 14 matches unbeaten record to a club record […]

Stoke City 1-2 Spurs – Premier League – 01.04.18

Match Report: Stoke vs Spurs Spurs increase their unbeaten Premier League streak to 14 matches after edging Stoke City two goals to one at the bet365 Stadium. The game puts Spurs level with Liverpool on 67 points and keeps Stoke down in the doldrums with 27 points. Unlike the last four time these two teams have locked horns, Spurs were unable to beat Stoke by a clear four-goal margin. Instead, both teams seemed evenly matched up until the stroke of halftime. Stoke had the first opportunity when Diouf was found unmarked in the penalty area just 12 minutes into gameplay. […]