Tottenham Hotspur Analysis

Whenever we want to put on our thinking caps and actually say something intelligent and thoughtful about Spurs, it goes here.

Spurs transfer window is largely a success

451

After the end of the transfer window, it's evolution not revolution for Spurs

Spurs can thrive outside spotlight

30

The pressure and expectation is off Spurs this year, and the team can finally flourish in its absence.

Why I don't want Danny Welbeck

115

I can get behind the idea of Danny Welbeck as a squad player. I don't think Danny Welbeck can get behind the idea of himself as a squad player though, and this would be a problem.

Adebayor is our worst striker, and that's good

207

He saved our season and almost saved Tim Sherwood's career. But should he keep his spot?

Chatting about Yedlin

46

Since DeAndre Yedlin just signed for Tottenham Hotspur, we had a chat with Jeremiah Oshan of Sounder at Heart.

Can Andros Townsend improve his game?

107

We all know that Townsend takes an obscene number of shots from outside the box. What this article presupposes is, maybe he didn't?

Holtby, Townsend in their perfect roles

52

Lewis Holtby and Andros Townsend aren't great fits as starters for Tottenham Hotspur, but they're brilliant super subs.

Writers Prediction League: Spurs at West Ham

21

The writers at Cartilage Free Captain predict the result for Tottenham Hotspur's match at West Ham United.

Who should start as Tottenham's DM?

102

Tottenham have three guys capable of playing the deepest role in midfield. Who should be first choice?

Who should start as Tottenham's left winger?

135

Tottenham have three guys who could play alongside Eriksen and Lamela. Who should be first choice?

Spurs main goal should be the Europa League

123

Who wants the profit of a high league finish when we can go for glory?

Who should start as Tottenham's center forward?

136

Tottenham Hotspur have three equally capable center forwards. Which one should be first choice as the season starts?

Who's the starting box-to-box midfielder?

202

In the first of three posts of this nature, we debate who deserves to start for Spurs at the start of this season.

Dier or Dawson?

243

One of Eric Dier or Michael Dawson might have to start against West Ham. We debate which one should get the nod.

Stock up/down: The fringe players

146

Harry Kane looks like a star. So does Erik Lamela. But a handful of guys are going backwards.

The case for Milos Veljkovic

140

Tottenham need help in the center of defense, but instead of buying a bunch of defenders, one answer may already be with the team.

#NeverRed is a small club mentality

75

Tottenham Hotspur's new home kit has a red logo. That's probably not the worst thing that ever happened.

Hot Stat Takes: Who Is Mauricio Pochettino?

143

I break down Mauricio Pochettino's managerial tendencies, looking not only at his Southampton sides but also his time with Espanyol in Spain.

Grading the squad: Central Midfielders

76

These grades are all pretty average. They probably also lack character and gut.

Community Report Card: Defenders

29

The community has they're say about Tottenham's defenders and, predictably, it's not good.

Grading the squad: Defenders

114

Time to grade the defenders. Hint: it's not pretty.

Community Report Card: Goalkeepers

11

Yesterday I graded Tottenham Hotspur's goalkeepers and then asked you for your own grades. Here's how you graded the keepers.

Grading the Squad: Goalkeepers

48

In the wake of the firing of Tim Sherwood, we've forgotten to do a lot of season recap and review stuff, so let's start that off by taking a look at the goalkeepers and assessing their performances.

Talking Pochettino with a Saints blogger

339

What kind of a manager are we getting if we hire Mauricio Pochettino? Who better to ask than a football blogger and Southampton fan!

Getting rid of Sherwood not as easy as you think

51

Tim Sherwood is wanted by numerous smaller clubs. This is bad for us.

Order out of chaos

38

Even if Tottenham wasted a chance to take a step forward this year, we crucially didn't move backwards. From a wasted season, this writer argues there has been much for Spurs fans to take heart from.

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