...makes. AVB was sacked leaving Dim Sherwood in charge, his first game in charge saw a demoralising League Cup quarter final loss, a year later Pochettino saw a 4-0 thumping of Newcastle at the same stage.
...visit White Hart Lane. Two teams rocked up to play Spurs this week both needing a lift in fortunes Newcastle left with a reinvigorated season Brighton left being out of the League Cup.
...ain't that the usual response? Stoke and Spurs play out one of the most abject games you'll hear in their League Cup 3rd round tie.
...Leeds, Coventry, Wolves, West Ham...and of course Spurs as Robbie Keane's boyhood club. He said he always wanted to play in the MLS, was it a joke?
...longer. All the Spurs goals from competitive games in the 2010 / 2011 season in chronological order.
...last night was just predictable. As Spurs meekly exited from the Carling Cup 2-0 to ManUre in a supine performance in front of a docile crowd.
...Pavlyuchenko? 'Arry doesn't know, Guus doesn't know but with places up for grabs against the Woolwich Wanderers at the weekend Pav didn't grab his chance in Spurs' 2-0 defeat of Everton in the League Cup.
...finish. Another Wednesday away up North for Spurs and another 5-1 thumping handed out to the home side, this time in the Carling Cup against a spirited Preston North End. With video highlights.
...banana skins? Another Wednesday away day up to Yorkshire for 'Arry's Tottenham Hotspur and another 5-1 scoreline.
...from the cup final? Did Spurs learn after last seasons Carling Cup final that it's not a good idea to go out on the piss afterward, as they thump Boro four nil.
...fixture congestion next season then. If he's around, after all the last fella won the Carling Cup before getting the push, only the league survival to concentrate on now.
...'bout that continental rubbish. Spurs don't want to win them UEFA Cup games cos it just means you 'ave to play more of 'em, when it's the real football you should be concentrated on.
...against a lower league side in the cup. There weren't many Spurs players that seemed to want to play their part in the Carling Cup second leg at Burnley but somehow they got through to Wembley.
...Watford didn't end up another Championship banana skin. 'Arry's Spurs managed another comeback victory to book a place in the Carling Cup semi-final for the third straight season.
...to lose to Spurs? Bad enough that your owner lets the club go in reply to an email from Nigeria and has employed a man who has his hand up Orville the duck's bum to sell the club.