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Tottenham Hotspur's Worst XI Of The Decade: Left Midfield

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Remember how thin the Best XI was at the left midfield position? Well, you would think that would mean that Tottenham Hotspur has had a lot of bad left midfielders. If that's what you think, you'd be wrong. I don't know why this is the case, but I could really only find three players that qualify for this Worst XI squad.

As always, if I've blocked out anyone's awful performances, which apparently I have, let me know and I'll adjust the list accordingly.

Matthew Etherington: Etherington joined Tottenham from Peterborough United along with Simon Davies in 2000. He never really settled with the club and was sold to West Ham United in 2003 in the exchange deal that brought Fredi Kanoute to Spurs. Etherington made 51 appearances for Spurs, 28 of which were as a substitute, and scored only 2 goals. Etherington was pretty disappointing at Spurs. He wasn't overly bad, but he wasn't even remotely good either.

Rohan Ricketts: He joined Tottenham from North London rivals Arsenal, which didn't really endear him to fans. He had a quiet first season playing exclusively in the reserves, but he caught the eye of Glenn Hoddle who, in his infinite wisdom, gave Ricketts a chance in the first team. He played fairly well and was even linked with an England call-up, but once Hoddle was sacked his chances grew more limited. He only made 30 appearances for the club in his four seasons.

Jamie O'Hara: This pains me because I like O'Hara and his fiance is kind of attractive. O'Hara probably isn't deserving of inclusion on this list, but it's not much of a list if there's only two players. Like Ricketts, O'Hara is a product of the Arsenal youth system. During his time at Spurs O'Hara played both in left midfield and in central midfield. He made 56 total appearances for Spurs and scored seven goals in all competitions. O'Hara may not have been quality, but he worked hard and seemed to score goals at important moments. He was a decent squad player to have, but that was about it.

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