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The Most Crucial Stage of the Season is Now

The Most Crucial Stage of the Season is Now

Tottenham Hotspur fans should have a very clear picture of exactly what their team can achieve this season come the end of January. Spurs play Manchester United at Wembley on the final day of that month, which is the last of five league games in January. Mauricio Pochettino’s side will then play Liverpool, Arsenal and Juventus in quick succession and it is vital that they go into those three games off the back of a successful start to 2018. Things…

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How do Tottenham get to the next level?

How do Tottenham get to the next level?

The date: November 1st, 2017. The venue: Wembley. The Occasion: Tottenham Hotspur v Real Madrid in the Champions League group stages. The result: 3-1 to Spurs. In the aftermath of that game, you’d be hard-pressed to find many who would have bet on Spurs taking eight points from their next six Premier League games. It’s a sequence of results that has left them in sixth place with just 28 points, their title bid over before it ever got going. All…

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Where are the Trophies?

Where are the Trophies?

You only need to look at some of the quotes coming out of the Arsenal camp ahead of their recent meeting with Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League, to realise the major problem still facing Mauricio Pochettino and his players. Former Gunners goalkeeper David Seaman said in the lead up to the match, “The form has shifted but not the power. The power comes through winning trophies and Tottenham haven’t done that.” Current Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech also chimed in…

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Tottenham Hotspur – A Winning Bet

Tottenham Hotspur – A Winning Bet

As Tottenham Hotspur supporters we know all too well that there are no guarantees in football. Despite being the best performing Premier League team over the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons, we somehow didn’t actually win anything! That said, it’s clear that under Mauricio Pochettino the club is heading in the right direction and success is surely around the corner. Just this Tuesday night we put in a brilliant display at the Bernabeu to draw 1-1 with Real Madrid, which shows…

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Can Tottenham Hotspur Catch Chelsea?

Can Tottenham Hotspur Catch Chelsea?

Not so long ago, Chelsea seemed to be running away with the Premier League title. The Blues were as many as ten points clear at the top of the table in March, and it was a foregone conclusion that they were going to win the title. Things have changed now. Defeats to Crystal Palace and Manchester United have reduced Chelsea’s lead at the top of the table to just four points, and Tottenham Hotspur are back in the race. Tottenham have…

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In a World Full of City’s and United’s, There’s Only One Hotspur

In a World Full of City’s and United’s, There’s Only One Hotspur

A guest post from Mark Ede, life-long Spurs fan and writer of The Focus of my Attention It was summer 1990, when I was seven years old, when I first fell in love. I fell in love with a game. I fell in love with football. There were two players in particular who held my affection that summer. Star striker Gary Lineker and the man the rest of the nation fell in love with – the supremely talented – Paul…

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The Inexperience of Youth

The Inexperience of Youth

Ask the majority of Tottenham Hotspur fans prior to the start of last season, and they would have no doubt bitten your hand off for a 3rd place finish in the Premier League. Unfortunately, Spurs capitulated at the very end of the campaign, ultimately finishing a point behind bitter foes Arsenal. The rivalry between the two clubs is such that ending up below the Gunners will have hurt some of the Tottenham faithful more than missing out on the title…

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Top 5 Unusual Spurs Legends

Top 5 Unusual Spurs Legends

Over the years, there have been a number of Tottenham players who haven’t really delivered on the field of play, but have still captured the imagination of the supporters. Some have cost a little, some have cost a lot, but all of these famous five are well known among the Spurs faithful, often for the wrong reasons! Here are our top five unusual Spurs legends. Number 5 – Gary Doherty Is he a striker, a defender, a bird or a…

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Will Euro 2016 Help or Hinder Tottenham Hotspur?

Will Euro 2016 Help or Hinder Tottenham Hotspur?

While it may be difficult to keep in mind following the final day debacle at St James Park, Tottenham Hotspur did have an excellent 2015/16 Premier League campaign. Mauricio Pochettino was able to get the very best out of his players, and they arguably overachieved when you consider the resources available at clubs such as Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea, sides who all finished below Spurs in the table. While new signings were made by the Argentinian manager,…

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Spurs’ True Chances of Success This Season

Spurs’ True Chances of Success This Season

Tottenham will be fighting on four fronts during their 2014/15 campaign with the Premier League, Europa League, League Cup and FA Cup all on the agenda for Mauricio Pochettino’s men. Daniel Levy appointed the Argentinian with a main objective of returning to the top four of the Premier League in mind. To me, that looks a very tall order as Tottenham’s last result against Liverpool clearly shows, they are still some way off the very best sides in the country….

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