At the top today is captain Jenna Schillaci, who joined the club for her second spell in 2009. She grew up a Tottenham supporter, and began her playing career with the club in 2000 at age 16.
Ramble of the Day
Including yesterday, it looks like the end of the winter transfer window will keep us pretty entertained for the rest of the week. There are worse things than a busy end to the transfer window, and I actually find it all fun.
In that spirit, here’s a little bit of food for thought: Feel free to compare and contrast Tottenham’s January business over the last decade — this year may prove to be more hectic than the others.
2010, manager: Harry Redknapp
- In: Eidur Gudjohnsen from Monaco on loan; Younès Kaboul from Portsmouth, £8m
- Out: Tomáš Pekhart to Jablonec, undisclosed; Troy Archibald-Henville to Exeter City, undisclosed; Giovani dos Santos to Galatasaray on loan; Jamie O’Hara to Portsmouth on loan; Kyle Naughton to Middlesbrough on loan; Alan Hutton to Sunderland on loan; Robbie Keane to Celtic on loan
2011, manager: Harry Redknapp
- In: Bonghani Khumalo from SuperSport United, £1.5m; Steven Pienaar from Everton, £3m
- Out: Kyle Walker to Aston Villa on loan; David Bentley to Birmingham on loan; Jamie O’Hara to Wolves on loan; Robbie Keane to West Ham on loan; Giovani dos Santos to Racing Santander on loan
2012, manager: Harry Redknapp
- In: Iago Falque from Juventus, undisclosed; Louis Saha from Everton, free; Ryan Nelson, free
- Out: Iago Falque to Southampton on loan; Vedran Ćorluka to Bayer Leverkusen on loan; Sébastien Bassong to Norwich on loan; Steven Pienaar to Everton on loan
2013, manager: André Villas-Boas
- In: Zeki Fryers from Standard Liège, £3m; Lewis Holtby from Schalke, £1.5m
- Out: Carlo Cudicini to LA Galaxy, free; Jermaine Jenas to Queens Park Rangers, undisclosed
2014, manager: Tim Sherwood
- In: none
- Out: Simon Dawkins to Derby, £500k; Adam Smith to Bournemouth, undisclosed; Lewis Holtby to Fulham on loan; Jermain Defoe to Toronto, £6m
2015, manager: Mauricio Pochettino
- In: Dele Alli from Milton Keynes, £5m
- Out: Kyle Naughton to Swansea, £5m; Benoît Assou-Ekotto to Saint-Étienne, free; Aaron Lennon to Everton on loan; Dele Alli to Milton Keynes on loan
2016, manager: Mauricio Pochettino
- In: none
- Out: Kenny McEvoy to York City, free; Shaq Coulthirst to Peterborough, undisclosed; Andros Townsend to Newcastle, 12m; Miloš Veljković to Werder Bremen, £500k
2017, manager: Mauricio Pochettino
- In: none
- Out: Tom Carroll to Swansea, £4.5m; Nabil Bentaleb to Schalke, £16m
2018, manager: Mauricio Pochettino
- In: Lucas Moura from Paris Saint-Germain, £25m
- Out: Georges-Kévin Nkoudou to Burnley on loan
2019, manager: Mauricio Pochettino
- In: none
- Out: Georges-Kévin Nkoudou to Monaco on loan
Like I said, feel free to compare and contrast. My one brief takeaway before I leave you to it: Harry Redknapp was a busy, busy person.
tl;dr: A look back at the last decade in Tottenham’s January business.
Links of the Day
Several Wuhan-based China women’s national team players will not travel to Australia for Olympic qualifiers because of coronavirus fears.
Manchester United CEO Ed Woodward’s home was attacked by a group of fans.
Lyon’s Ada Hegerberg will miss the rest of the season with an ACL tear.
David Squires covers the business of friendlies in his latest cartoon.
Transfer updates: Norwich signed Melvin Sitti from Sochaux
Today’s longer read: Tom Hamilton interviews US international Josh Gatt on recovering from four ACL tears and fighting to continue his career when it seems like the sport is giving up on him for ESPN