With the season reaching its halfway point, Spurs find themselves challenging for a Champions League place, playing the weakest team remaining in the semifinal of the Capital One Cup, and having made it through to the knockout stages of the Europa League. No one is yet dreaming of a heroic quadruple, but it's a far better position than anyone at the club might have dared hope, given that in many games the team has played some of the worst football anyone at White Hart Lane has seen for the past...
Nigel Pearson knows how to pull off a great escape but the Leicester boss insists there are no quick fixes to save the Foxes.
They are bottom of the Barclays Premier League at Christmas ahead of the Boxing Day visit of Tottenham.
Only two sides have ever survived being bottom on December 25 - Sunderland last season and West Brom in 2005.
And Pearson was Bryan Robson's assistant when the Baggies became the first team in Premier League history to survive the traditional relegation.
They stayed up on the...
As we approach the midway point in the 2014-15 Premier League season, it's time to have a look back at the campaign so far. We asked our ESPN FC bloggers to tackle seven questions. Who's your side's unlikely hero, and who has work to do?
Premier League Report Card
2. Your Season So Far -- In A Sentence
5. Surprise Star
6. Must Do Better
7. Great Expectations
Each team's grade for the season so far is below. Click on the team name for a comprehensive summary.
With the Premier League season edging toward its halfway point, who has starred for Tottenham and can Mauricio Pochettino enjoy success at home and in the Europa League? Here's a look at how Spurs have fared so far.
Your Season So Far -- In A Sentence
Terrible at home but pretty good on the road, Spurs have failed to find any consistency this season or sustain any form.
The late goals that have won Spurs three points at West Ham, Aston Villa, Hull and Swansea have of course been...