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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 […]

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 […]

Pochettino set to snub Chelsea job offer ahead of meetings with Daniel Levy

Reports broke out this week that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has set his sights on Mauricio Pochettino as he plans to dismiss current manager Antonio Conte. Despite winning the league last year & reaching the FA Cup final this season, Conte’s Chelsea have had a disappointing campaign – missing out on the top-four and Champions League football. The Italian is expected to be given the boot after the FA Cup final on the weekend. It has been said time and time again since the contract talks with Toby Alderweireld received media attention earlier this year – Spurs need to up […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Spurs Star-Studded Trio Rewarded with a place in the PFA Team of the Year

 As this exhilarating Premier League campaign draws to a close, it is that time of year when players and professionals hand-pick the top performers from each team and create a star-studded starting XI. Three Spurs players have been rewarded for their efforts, one from each section of the pitch: Jan Vertonghen, Christian Eriksen, and of course Harry Kane. ✅ @JanVertonghen✅ @ChrisEriksen8 ✅ @HKane 👏 Congratulations, lads! 👏#COYS https://t.co/bfrKpNf9To — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) April 18, 2018 Jan Vertonghen has been ever reliable for Tottenham Hotspur this season and has appeared in 33 out of the 34 games so far. The team […]

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 […]