With only two strikers on the books, it could be argued that Tottenham Hotspur are a little lightweight in the attacking department. While it appeared Emmanuel Adebayor was set to stay for January, his Togo future appears to have been resolved, meaning Andre Villas-Boas will have just one out-and-out front-man for the month. What should Spurs do in his absence? Nick Harris dons the Sherlock Holmes investigative hat and explores the options avilable to the 35-year-old.
When fans are quizzed on stadiums draped in history, the usual suspects will regularly appear on any list.
We're so close to the midway point of the season, you can almost reach out and touch it. It's fair to say Spurs have had a number of stand out performers over the last five months, with the Andre Villas-Boas engine beginning to gain momentum. With it, Nick Harris has opted to look at the players that have made a difference to the North London side so far this season.
Spurs secured a deserved 1-0 away win at Cheltenham Town on Tuesday night to secure a place in the fourth round of the FA Youth Cup. Our man Matt Walsh went to watch, before delivering his match report and the players to watch out for following the victory. Next up - West Ham United away.
The hectic festive period is always one that grips fans by the gonads and refuses to let go. The football is endless, ensuring that fans are gripped to the action, with the outcome of December often playing a part in the season. With it, Matt Walsh analyses the fixtures of Spurs' top four rivals and see where the points can be won or lost.
Three wins from three and Spurs are currently fourth in the league. However, it's the upcoming encounter away at Everton that will test the mettle of the squad and the strength in depth available to head coach Andre Villas-Boas. With the trip to Goodison Park looming, Nick Harris looks at where the battle will be won or lost.
The transfer window is always a testing time for Spurs. The club's prized assets are linked with a move away from White Hart Lane and it's always a pain in the backside for the North London side. Nevertheless, it's always good to take a light hearted approach to the window, as Alan Robins sets out to prove.
After an indifferent start to the season, Gareth Bale finally appears to be recapturing his form of last season as Tottenham Hotspur pick up consecutive victories for the first time since September. As Nick Harris points out, much of that has been down to the consistency that the Welshman has found once again.
With only Jermain Defoe and Emmanuel Adebayor at Andre Villas-Boas’ disposal, and with the imminent release of Adebayor to South Africa to play for his beloved Togo in the Africa Cup of Nations in January, Matt Walsh discusses, if funds are available for the Spurs boss, what strikers could make their way to White Hart Lane.
Apart from the usual strikers that are usually linked with Tottenham Hotspur, Loic Remy, Klaas Jan Huntelaar, Alavaro Negredo and Adrian to name a few, we’ve compiled an alternative list that have been banging the goals in for the past few years for their respective clubs.