April 25, 2012
For the moment, let's not worry about the future prospect of Chelsea winning the Champions League and turning fourth place into a Europa League spot in the process. Let's look instead at the past and the present. Ten short weeks ago Spurs beat Newcastle 5-0, with a performance full of verve and creativity. Those same qualities were on show this past weekend - but unfortunately at St. James' Park, as a resurgent Newcastle put three past Stoke without reply.
April 17, 2012
Well, at least Spurs can now concentrate fully on finishing fourth. The "goal that never was" in the FA Cup semi-final has been analyzed, dissected and examined ad nauseam, and it could certainly be argued that it was the turning point in the game. The final score, however, would seem to suggest that a Chelsea victory might well have been the eventual outcome, regardless of the latest glaring error committed by the hapless Martin Atkinson.
April 7, 2012
Newcastle's win at the Liberty Stadium - their fourth in a row - keeps them hot on the heels of Spurs, who themselves face another north-east club this weekend. With the gap between fourth and fifth now standing at just two points Spurs will be hoping not only to take something from their visit to Sunderland, but also that Wigan can maintain their recent run of good form when they face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.