Holy Shit We’re Playing Real Madrid!

We played Real a few years ago of course and that was no small deal then. But since then they've come far, about as far as we have. Real Madrid aren't just the biggest club in the world; they're now the best team and this iteration will go down as one of the best ever.... Continue Reading →

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Wembley Hotspur v Chelsea Preview

Last season’s Champions and Runners-Up go head-to-head in the first Top 6 clash of the season and it’s easy spot the similarities between the two sides. Squads Both boost outstanding first choice XIs that carried them to last year’s respective finishes and both have also failed to address squad depth issues in time for the... Continue Reading →

Preview: Tottenham v Wembley

Spurs’ “Wembley woes” this season gone, have got fans worried about spending an entire year (or even two if the project is delayed) at the nation's home ground.  It’s easy to question conclusions drawn from such a small sample and easier still to look into those game and spin the angle. A group stage played... Continue Reading →

16/17 End of Season Q&A

I was surprised by both the quantity and quality of questions I received on a single tweet I only bumped once. Maybe that's because this is a one-off but if it isn't then maybe this can become a slightly more regular thing. Sorry if your question hasn't made it. I'll try to tweet replies to... Continue Reading →

Tottenham 2 – 0 Chelsea Analysis

Having drawn Chelsea in the FA Cup semis I thought I'd do a quick belated analysis of our 2-0 League victory from back in January. Both teams opted for a 3-4-3 formation and it's no coincidence. Both teams - due to creativity at the back and physicality in midfield - build their attacks in similar... Continue Reading →

Pochettino’s Back Three Part Two

If you haven't read it already, Part One explored the journey by which we have arrived at playing the back three. Inverting the Backline Triangle Although we created a back three for a lot of last season the new system differs because of the shape it takes. Last season the wide two would rarely be... Continue Reading →

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