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Pochettino praises Victor Wanyama and Moussa Sissoko after the Newcastle match

Tottenham Hotspur achieved their goal of qualifying for the Champions League last night in a gruelling 1-0 victory over Newcastle United. Spurs had a notable shortage of players in the holding midfielder role, with usual favourites Eric Dier and Mousa Dembele absent through injury. Great victory last night 💪🏿 Let's go to UCL that's a great achievement !It was a special game for me against @nufc but a pleasure 👊🏿 #COYS — Moussa Sissoko (@MoussaSissoko) May 10, 2018 Victor Wanyama has had promising moments during the Premier League campaign but has unfortunately suffered from injuries which have kept him […]

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 Abroad: Tottenham Hotspur in the 2018 World Cup

The two-year cycle of major international tournaments is just about long enough for England fans across the country to recover from the last national disappointment and to start getting naively excited again for the next, by asking themselves one simple, yet devilishly provocative question: Could this be our year? It has been 52 years since the three lions raised their one and only World Cup trophy and knowing England, we’ll probably be waiting 52 more. Nevertheless, Tottenham Hotspur have a first-class side with players dotted all over the world… If England can’t win, it could be down to a Spur […]

Spurs 2-0 Newport County – FA Cup – 07.02.18

Match Report: Spurs vs Newport Although Spurs were held at the gates away at Newport in the first game between the two, Lamela and Sissoko ensured that Spurs sailed past the visitors at Wembley. Tottenham made 10 changes in all to the side that drew 2-2 with Liverpool. The Lilywhites started slow, and Newport defended well from the back. Danny Rose had a chance to put Spurs ahead on the 22-minute mark and powerfully drilled Aurier’s cross low into the side netting. The goal came three minutes later when Sissoko looked to curl a cross into the path of Erik […]

Spurs 2-3 West Ham – League Cup – 25.10.17

Match Report: Spurs vs West Ham West Ham eliminate Spurs from the League Cup after going 2-0 down at Wembley. Spurs played West Ham off the park in the first half despite not exhibiting a string of their best players. Kane, Lloris, and Aurier were all left out of the squad as Eriksen occupied a spot on the bench. The first goal came within six minutes. Son raced down the left flank before squaring the ball to Sissoko, who effortlessly side-footed it round the Hammers number one.   Spurs doubled up in the 37th minute with an exquisite team goal. […]

Leicester City v Spurs- Premier League – 28.11.17

Match Report: Leicester vs Spurs The famous Leicester duo, Mahrez and Vardy, scored two stunners to beat Spurs at the King Power Stadium. It only took Vardy 13 minutes to open the scoring after an ambitious, yet beautifully timed, lob shot which swooped over the head of Lloris from roughly ten yards out. Schmeichel was in fine form against the Lilywhites, having denied threatening efforts from Moussa Sissoko and Dele Alli to preserve a Foxes lead.   To add to Tottenham’s frustrations, Mahrez showed his individual talent by attacking Spurs down the wing, before cutting in on his left side […]

Southampton 1-1 Spurs – Premier League – 21.01.18

Match Report: Southampton vs Spurs In a frustrating stalemate for Spurs at St. Mary’s Stadium, England superstar Harry Kane netted his 99th Premier League goal. Kane beat Saints defender Jack Stephens in the air to equalise with a header. Although the match ended with a point apiece, it was only Spurs players who made it onto the scoresheet. Davinson Sanchez tipped the ball past his own keeper in an unfortunate attempt to clear a low driven cross from Ryan Bertrand on the left-hand side. Fully-stretched, Sanchez slid across his own box only to tap the ball onto the inside post […]