The north London side seem to harbour initial hopes of the title, drop these quickly to the top four and then come November time, seem to focus on searching for a new manager to replace their current one when he is inevitably sacked and finally, settle on hopefully finishing above Arsenal. Or just beating them in a derby.
That final hope seems to be still on the cards this term with the Gunners just as bad, if not worse than their neighbours, but for the perennially underachieving Spurs, it is simply not good enough.
With that in mind, we have put our heads together to come up with five reasons it has all gone wrong for the Lilywhites this season.
Click on Roberto Soldado to see where it has gone so wrong this season.
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