Spurs Supporters Dare To Dream

At White Hart Lane last night, Tottenham Hotspur beat Everton by two goals to nil. There was nothing particularly unusual about this result – apart from the fact that Spurs have occasionally struggled to break Everton down in recent years – but this was a result that may just prove to be one of the most important of manager Harry Redknapp’s season.┬áIt left the Premier League table with a look that it hasn’t had for a considerable amount of time. Spurs, having now caught up with the games in hand that they have had for a few weeks now, are now eight points clear of Chelsea, nine points above Arsenal in fifth place, are level with Manchester United and are just three points behind Manchester City, who continue to top the Premier League table. As such, we might well argue that last night’s result was as important for the club symbolically as it was in terms of the three points that it delivered. Anything but a win against an Everton team which continues to flounder in mid-table with more excitement manifesting itself off the pitch than on it would have been treated as a sign of some sort of fundamental weakness, a sign of a team beginning to run out of steam. As things ended up, however, one of the solid themes to have emerged in the first couple...

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