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Steve’s tweeted season review

Tottenham Hotspur players walk a lap of honour at White Hart Lane

Kicking off Total Tottenham’s review of the 2012/13 season, Steve Maloney attempts to sum up the contributions of the seasons’ key protagonists in 140(ish) characters.

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A case for Tom Carroll

Tom Carroll in training

It’s clear for all to see that Spurs have been lacking a creative spark in midfield this season. We have a talented young playmaker coming up through the ranks in Tom Carroll, but many Spurs fans still seem unconvinced he is ready for the big time.

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These strikers of ours

Jermain Defoe and Emmanuel Adebayor

Before, during and after yesterday’s victory over Swansea the debate about the striker position reared its ugly head again.

When will some Spurs fans finally understand: we can’t field a striker we don’t have. We don’t have an in-form striker who does it all. We have to make the most out of the short and unsatisfactory supply of strikers we currently have

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Steven Caulker: Tottenham’s next defending great

Steven Caulker battling with Fernando Torres

Tottenham’s youth team is not a regular breeding ground of fantastic players. However, 3 of its finest have been central defenders. Will the latest player that has broken into the team live up to his potential and become a regular first team footballer for both club and country?

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Jermain Defoe: He shoots when he wants

Jermain Defoe ruing another missed chance

If you don’t shoot, you don’t score. Or in the case of Jermain Defoe, if you do shoot, you often still don’t score.

Having started him in 10 of 11 league games so far this season, it is clear AVB prefers Jermain Defoe to Emmanuel Adebayor to spearhead the Spurs attack. Given this is a complete reversal of Harry Redknapp’s preference from last season, it begs the question: Why?

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Scott Parker: The rock in Spurs’ midfield

Scott Parker

When we were first linked with Scott Parker I was one of those fans that wasn’t excited about the prospect of him playing for Spurs. But after his excellent start at Spurs this season I have to admit I was wrong.

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