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Vertonghen at left back but who goes in to centre half?

Having lost the services of Benoit Assou-Ekotto prior to the Reading game, Spurs head coach Andre Villas-Boas has used three players in four matches in the left back slot – all of whom have played slightly out of position. After...

Will Tottenham’s toddlers gate-creche the first team?

When Alan Hansen famously claimed ‘you can’t win anything with kids,’ Alex Ferguson didn’t just prove the former Liverpool captain wrong once, but repeated the feat again and again and again. The school of ’92 went on to arguably be...

Will Tottenham’s champagne football run out of fizz?

Tottenham have been praised for their style of football by some of the best managers in the game. "They’ve played the best football this season," commented Sir Alex Ferguson. David Moyes said he’d actually pay to watch this current...

Have Spurs found a buyer for out of favour striker?

Emmanuel Adebayor had a disappointing 2012-13 campaign to say the least and only seemed to come to life in the final few matches of a long season. Prior to that period, we were used to ineffective and somewhat lethargic...

Clint’s contribution

Clint Dempsey has returned from injury to score three times in his last two games and the American, who inspires mixed opinion from supporters, continued his happy knack of finding the net in vital games and at the most...

What’s the deal with Tom Carroll?

It was widely believed that Tom Carroll's contract would be expiring this summer, but the midfielder was surprisingly named in the contracted section of the Premier League's official released and retained list. There has been no official announcement of any...

Why Erik Lamela is currently a Europa, not a Premier League player

One of the benefits anticipated when Mauricio Pochettino became the Spurs manager this summer was that he might be able to resuscitate the dormant career of his countryman Erik Lamela. Pochettino has certainly given Lamela plenty of opportunities to impress....

Do we take Harry for granted?

Mention of Harry Redknapp’s managerial qualities is always guaranteed to spark some serious debate but is there more to his armoury than just an arm round the shoulder? Emmanuel Adebayor seems to think so and he has gone on record...

Stats show Lamela is working hard to improve – Is it enough?

It's no secret that this Spurs team are getting fitter and since returning to the team, Erik Lamela has looked noticeably more energetic and strong. Lamela may not have played particularly well in the 2-1 victory over Arsenal last weekend...

Gary Mabbutt: “And this player, he’s all purpose!”

Before the weekend I wrote an article for another site, with highlights of 10 classic games between Tottenham and Manchester United. The one match that I didn't think I'd be able to track down (because I've tried before and failed)...

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Spurs to battle Arsenal and Manchester City for Champions League star

Tottenham are interested in signing Monaco defender Djibril Sidibe this summer, according to reports in France. Spurs have already been linked with a Monaco player...

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