Tottenham’s Champions League hopes were all but ended last Saturday after a 3-3 draw with West Brom left them 7 points adrift of 4th spot.
Tottenham play Benfica this evening having lost the first leg 3-1. Spurs may have a list of unavailable players, a hefty deficit to overturn and a manager who seems more interested in picking spats with others, but I still think we [Spurs] can progress. It will be difficult, but here is how I would line the players up to challenge the Portuguese side.
The North London derby this weekend is one the most highly anticipated in years, with Spurs desperate to bolster their hopes of securing top 4 status, and Arsenal looking to get their title chase back on track.
In the big London derby today we see Spurs travel to Chelsea which looks to be the tie of the day, but Tottenham have it all to do. So how should Tim Sherwood line his men up at Stamford Bridge?
Spurs will be looking to get their Premier League campaign back on track this weekend as they host strugglers Cardiff, still seething after their disappointing home defeat to Hull.
Tottenham are ready to take on Dnipro in the Europa League, a competition that Spurs boss Tim Sherwood has come out and said that he wants to win, and the teams have been named. Here is how the Londoners line up.
It’s a lot of pressure for a teenager to be put under, but once again there could be a war between countries over one of the Premier League’s hottest prospects.
Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood will be shaking like a leaf right now. And if he isn't, then he should be. The north London side host Manchester City this evening in a game that could see City go top of the Premier League, and they will be all guns blazing from the off. But when up against such strong opposition, what do you do to stifle them? Here is my take.
Should Sherwood Swoop For Striker With 17 Goals In 15 Games, Offload Holtby And Look For Left-Back This Month?
Ask any Spurs fan if they have enjoyed this season and I am sure the majority would say no, although there have certainly been perks. With all the changes behind the scenes and the losses to London rivals Arsenal and West Ham, twice, things could have gone better. A lot better. But I am here to suggest to Tim Sherwood that he needs to make a few changes this month to spark the Spurs revival.
Not only has this season been one of transition for Tottenham, but it's also been a tough one to watch on many occasions for the Spurs fans. The sacking of Andre Villas-Boas, the derby losses and the limp attacking unit that were on show are just a few lows of the campaign so far. There is plenty to be cheerful of though, with the club in the knockout stages of the Europa League, strikers who are starting to score and a league position just two points outside the top four.
Defoe joined Tottenham from London rivals West Ham in January 2004 as a 21-year-old for an initial £6 million rising to 7 million, with Bobby Zamora going the other way as a bargaining chip.
Tottenham host Crystal Palace in a clash of two of the Premier League’s newest managers, and both Tim Sherwood and Tony Pulis will be looking to build on their impressive starts.