Defoe and Van der Vaart

Defoe and Van der Vaart

With the apparent hamstring injury suffered in the recent friendly with Switzerland, Rafael van der Vaart could again find himself missing in action for his club side.  While the extent of the injury is not currently known, his absence from Holland's next friendly against Germany is a cause for concern among the faithful at White Hart Lane.  However, the addition of Emmanuel Adebayor to the roster may have provided the manager with a ready-made replacement for the Dutch talisman: Jermain Defoe. …
Spurs, the story so far

Spurs, the story so far

After the first four league matches of the season, there is enough evidence to start judging Tottenham’s progress from last season. Spurs had 5 points after four games last season. After a tougher start this season they have 6. They had both scored and conceded 3 goals; those figures stand at 7 and 8 respectively. Spurs were blown away in the first two games this season and stopped the rot with improved performances at Molineux and against Liverpool. They have …
Spurs' Problems All Up Front?

Spurs' Problems All Up Front?

Spurs will miss the Champions League  because they have terrible strikers. This seems to be the consensus of fans and pundits. Do the statistics really demonstrate such a simple conclusion? It’s not hard to see where Tottenham went wrong last season. They were last of the top 6 for both goals scored and conceded. Even Liverpool, who finished 4 points behind, scored more and conceded less. Spurs missed out on Champions League football in 2011/12 because they scored too few …
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