Andros Townsend

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Vale Andros Townsend

So goodbye, Andros Townsend. The winger officially left Tottenham yesterday and headed for Newcastle and a new start. He needed the move. In a different era and under a different head-coach,…


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Andros Townsend to add to a promising blend at Newcastle

Reports today suggest that Andros Townsend will soon be a Newcastle player. If that happens - and if his arrival signifies the end of the club’s January spending - it will…


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Andros Townsend, Newcastle United, and a tide of snark

Something strange has happened to Andros Townsend. From the moment he was first capped by England, he seems to have been fighting against a tide of snide negativity. In January…


Andros Townsend: Pitch-minutes and improvement

Statistics are not everybody’s idea of fun, so I’ll keep this brief… Andros Townsend.  He of the many skewed shots, the awful decisions and the relentless tendency to run into…


Tottenham’s Andros Townsend and the misleading assumptions about player age

Southampton have reportedly expressed some interest in Andros Townsend over the past week, although that seems to have begun and ended with a rather unrealistic £10m bid. Still, it was…


Simplification is the key for Tottenham’s Andros Townsend

Andros Townsend has had a funny Summer. At the turn of the year, the Tottenham winger must have thought his chances of going to Brazil as part of England’s World…


Andros Townsend’s performance for Tottenham today: Stats and graphics

Not a bad ten days for Andros Townsend, and book-ended by a wonderfully direct performance at Villa Park, where he terrorised Antonio Luna and was the focal point of almost…


Why, in the long-term, Andros Townsend is more useful to Tottenham than Aaron Lennon

There was a time, a couple of years ago, that Aaron Lennon was almost as integral to Tottenham’s success as Gareth Bale was in 2012/13. In truth, Spurs were never…


Player to watch this weekend: Andros Townsend (Tottenham)

Tottenham travel to Villa on Sunday for the 4pm televised game, and Andros Townsend will presumably keep his place in the side ahead of the newly-healthy Aaron Lennon. Townsend is…


Tottenham’s Andros Townsend and the cringe-worthy over-reaction to his England performance

I wonder if it’s like this in other countries? I wonder if, in Spain, Germany, Brazil or Argentina, they’re equally incapable of reacting proportionately to the flicker of promise? I…


Tottenham’s Andros Townsend: Good Andros versus Bad Andros

Ask any Tottenham fan to list their frustrations with the season so far, and - to a man - they will reference Andros Townsend’s wastefulness in the final-third. It’s very…


Picking a Tottenham side to face Chelsea at the weekend

This is a very impressive looking Tottenham side, but any discussion of what they might be capable of should be delayed until about 2.45pm on Saturday - after they’ve hosted…