Mauricio Pochettino became the eighth permanent manager appointed by Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy since 2001, with those that have gone before him enjoying mixed success in the White Hart Lane hotseat.
Glenn Hoddle (appointed April 2001, sacked September 2003)
P:104 W:41 D:18 L:45 (win percentage 39.42)
Spurs fans welcomed the appointment of Hoddle in place of unpopular former Arsenal boss George Graham and a run to the 2002 League Cup final suggested success would follow, but he was dismissed after a poor start to the 2002-03 season.
Jacques Santini (appointed July 2004, resigned November 2004)
P:13 W:5 D:4 L:4 (win percentage 38.46)
Tottenham hailed their capture of France national team coach Santini as a coup, but Les Bleus' poor showing in Euro 2004 meant he arrived in England with a diminished reputation. He quit amid reports of disagreements with sporting director Frank Arnesen.
Martin Jol (appointed November 2004, sacked October 2007)
P:148 W:67 D:38 L:43 (win percentage 45.27)
Jol was initially recruited as part of a new-look coaching set-up led by Santini and he was promoted to head coach after impressing the Tottenham hierarchy. He led Spurs to two fifth-place finishes before he was dismissed.
Juande Ramos (appointed October 2007, sacked October 2008)
P:54 W:21 D:16 L:17 (win percentage 38.89)
Ramos and his assistant Gus Poyet enjoyed quick success at Spurs as he led the team to League Cup final glory against Chelsea at Wembley, but a woeful start to his first full season in charge led to his sacking.
Harry Redknapp (appointed October 2008, sacked June 2012)
P:198 W:98 D:50 L:50 (win percentage 49.49)
After initially dragging Spurs away from the relegation zone, Redknapp guided the club to two top four finishes in three years and into a Champions League quarterfinal against Real Madrid. His success saw him dismissed after he failed to agree a new contract.
Andre Villas-Boas (appointed July 2012, sacked December 2013)
P:80 W:44 D:20 L:16 (win percentage 55.00)
Spurs chairman Daniel Levy took a huge gamble to hire Villas-Boas so soon after his brief and turbulent stint in charge at Chelsea and while Gareth Bale inspired some decent results that saw the club pick up a record points-haul during his time in charge, he was sacked after heavy defeats against Manchester City and Liverpool.
Tim Sherwood (appointed December 2013, sacked May 2014)
P:28 W:14 D:4 L:10 (win percentage 50.00)
Sherwood was handed an 18-month contract to take over as Tottenham head coach, but many viewed him as a caretaker boss. That damning overview proved to be accurate as he was fired after the final game of the season, having failed to break into the top four.