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2017–18 Tottenham Hotspur F.C. season

The 2017–18 season was Tottenham Hotspur's 26th season in the Premier League and 40th successive season in the top division of the English football league system. Along with the Premier League, the club competed in the Champions League, FA Cup and EFL Cup. Following the rebuilding of White Hart Lane, Spurs played all home fixtures at Wembley Stadium during this season at full 90,000 capacity.[1] The season also marked a change in kit suppliers as Nike replaced Under Armour.[2]

Tottenham Hotspur
2017–18 season
ChairmanDaniel Levy
ManagerMauricio Pochettino
StadiumWembley Stadium
Premier League3rd
FA CupSemi-finals
EFL CupFourth round
Champions LeagueRound of 16
Top goalscorerLeague: Harry Kane (30)
All: Harry Kane (41)
Highest home attendance84,010 vs Juventus (7 March 2018)
Lowest home attendance23,826 vs Barnsley (19 September 2017)
Average home league attendance67,953

The season covered the period from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

Contents

SquadEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad No. Name Nationality Position(s) Date of Birth (Age)
Goalkeepers
1 Hugo Lloris (C)   GK (1986-12-26) 26 December 1986 (age 32)
13 Michel Vorm   GK (1983-10-20) 20 October 1983 (age 35)
22 Paulo Gazzaniga   GK (1992-01-02) 2 January 1992 (age 27)
Defenders
2 Kieran Trippier   RB / RWB (1990-09-19) 19 September 1990 (age 28)
3 Danny Rose   LB / LWB (1990-07-02) 2 July 1990 (age 28)
4 Toby Alderweireld   CB / RB (1989-03-02) 2 March 1989 (age 30)
5 Jan Vertonghen (2nd VC)   CB / LB (1987-04-24) 24 April 1987 (age 32)
6 Davinson Sánchez   CB / RB (1996-06-12) 12 June 1996 (age 23)
21 Juan Foyth   CB / DM (1998-01-12) 12 January 1998 (age 21)
24 Serge Aurier   RB / RWB (1992-12-24) 24 December 1992 (age 26)
33 Ben Davies   LB / LWB / CB (1993-04-24) 24 April 1993 (age 26)
37 Kyle Walker-Peters   RB / LB (1997-04-13) 13 April 1997 (age 22)
Midfielders
11 Erik Lamela   RW / LW (1992-03-04) 4 March 1992 (age 27)
12 Victor Wanyama   DM / CM (1991-06-25) 25 June 1991 (age 27)
15 Eric Dier   DM / CB (1994-01-15) 15 January 1994 (age 25)
17 Moussa Sissoko   CM / RM (1989-08-16) 16 August 1989 (age 29)
19 Mousa Dembélé   CM / DM (1987-07-16) 16 July 1987 (age 31)
20 Dele Alli   CM / AM (1996-04-11) 11 April 1996 (age 23)
23 Christian Eriksen   AM / LW / RW (1992-02-14) 14 February 1992 (age 27)
27 Lucas Moura   RW (1992-08-13) 13 August 1992 (age 26)
29 Harry Winks   CM / DM (1996-02-02) 2 February 1996 (age 23)
Strikers
7 Son Heung-min   FW / LW / RW (1992-07-08) 8 July 1992 (age 26)
10 Harry Kane (1st VC)   FW / SS (1993-07-28) 28 July 1993 (age 25)
18 Fernando Llorente   FW (1985-02-26) 26 February 1985 (age 34)

Last updated: 31 August 2017.
Source: Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

TransfersEdit

ReleasedEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
26 May 2017 MF   Charlie Owens Queens Park Rangers Released [3][a]
9 June 2017 MF   Filip Lesniak Aalborg BK Released [3][b]
9 June 2017 GK   Thomas McDermott Derry City Released [3][c]
9 June 2017 DF   Joe Muscatt Bolton Wanderers Released [3][d]
9 June 2017 MF   Zenon Stylianides Queens Park Rangers Released [3][e]
9 June 2017 FW   Juan Pablo González Velasco CD Lugo Released [3][f]
  1. ^ Following Owens's release he joined Queens Park Rangers.[4]
  2. ^ Following Lesniak's release he joined Aalborg BK.[5]
  3. ^ Following McDermott's release he joined Derry City.[6]
  4. ^ Following Muscatt's release he joined Bolton Wanderers.[7]
  5. ^ Following Stylianides's release he joined Queens Park Rangers.[8]
  6. ^ Following Velasco's release he joined CD Lugo.[9]

Transfers InEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
23 August 2017 DF   Davinson Sánchez Ajax £42,000,000 [10]
23 August 2017 GK   Paulo Gazzaniga Southampton Undisclosed [11]
30 August 2017 DF   Juan Foyth Estudiantes La Plata £10,000,000 [12]
31 August 2017 DF   Serge Aurier Paris Saint-Germain £23,000,000 [13]
31 August 2017 FW   Fernando Llorente Swansea City £12,000,000 [14]
31 January 2018 MF   Lucas Moura Paris Saint-Germain £25,000,000 [15]

Transfers outEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
12 July 2017 GK   Luke McGee Portsmouth Undisclosed [16]
14 July 2017 DF   Kyle Walker Manchester City £50,000,000 [17]
15 July 2017 DF   Federico Fazio Roma £2,750,000 [18]
16 July 2017 FW   Clinton N'Jie Marseille £6,000,000 [19]
29 August 2017 DF   Kevin Wimmer Stoke City £18,000,000 [20]
31 August 2017 MF   Will Miller Burton Albion Undisclosed [21]

Overall transfer activityEdit

Loans outEdit

Start date Position Nationality Name To End date Ref.
7 July 2017 LB   Connor Ogilvie Gillingham 30 June 2018 [22]
25 July 2017 GK   Tom Glover Central Coast Mariners April 2018 [23]
4 August 2017 AM   Josh Onomah Aston Villa 30 June 2018 [24]
25 August 2017 CB   Cameron Carter-Vickers Sheffield United 15 January 2018 [25][a]
8 September 2017 FW   Vincent Janssen Fenerbahçe 30 June 2018 [27]
9 January 2018 FW   Georges-Kévin Nkoudou Burnley 30 June 2018 [28]
15 January 2018 AM   Marcus Edwards Norwich City 11 April 2018 [29][b]
19 January 2018 CB   Cameron Carter-Vickers Ipswich Town 30 June 2018 [31]
22 January 2018 FW   Ryan Loft Exeter 30 June 2018 [32]
29 January 2018 DM   Luke Amos Stevenage 30 June 2018 [33]
29 January 2018 RB   Anton Walkes Portsmouth 30 June 2018 [34]
31 January 2018 FW   Shayon Harrison Southend United 30 June 2018 [35]
  1. ^ On 15 January 2018 it was announced that Carter-Vickers had been recalled early by Tottenham Hotspur from his season-long loan.[26]
  2. ^ On 11 April 2018 it was reported that Edwards's loan had been terminated early. He was originally to remain at Norwich City until the end of the season.[30]

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

On 21 March 2017, it was announced that Tottenham Hotspur would take part in the 2017 International Champions Cup playing against Paris Saint-Germain, Roma and Manchester City in the United States.[36] On 4 July 2017, it was announced that Tottenham would welcome Juventus to play a friendly match in Wembley Stadium.[37] Tottenham Hotspur played a closed door match in Hotspur Way against Leyton Orient on 12 July 2017.

  Win   Draw   Loss

FriendliesEdit

2017 International Champions CupEdit

CompetitionsEdit

OverviewEdit

Competition Record
P W D L GF GA GD Win %
Premier League 38 23 8 7 74 36 +38 060.53
FA Cup 7 4 2 1 18 6 +12 057.14
EFL Cup 2 1 0 1 3 3 +0 050.00
Champions League 8 5 2 1 18 8 +10 062.50
Total 55 33 12 10 113 53 +60 060.00

Last updated: 13 May 2018
Source: Competitions

Premier LeagueEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Manchester City (C) 38 32 4 2 106 27 +79 100 Qualification for the Champions League group stage
2 Manchester United 38 25 6 7 68 28 +40 81
3 Tottenham Hotspur 38 23 8 7 74 36 +38 77
4 Liverpool 38 21 12 5 84 38 +46 75
5 Chelsea 38 21 7 10 62 38 +24 70 Qualification for the Europa League group stage[a]
Source: Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored. 4) Play-offs (only if needed to decide champion, teams for relegation or teams for UEFA competitions).[38]
(C) Champion.
Notes:
  1. ^ Since the winners of the 2017–18 FA Cup (Chelsea) and the winners of the 2017–18 EFL Cup (Manchester City) both qualified for European competition based on their league positions, the berths awarded to the 5th-placed team (Europa League group stage) and the League Cup winners (Europa League second qualifying round) were passed down the league.

Result summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 23 8 7 74 36  +38 77 13 4 2 40 16  +24 10 4 5 34 20  +14

Last updated: 13 May 2018.
Source: Premier League

Results by matchdayEdit

Matchday1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738
GroundAHHAHAAHHAHAHAAHHAAHAHHAHAHAHAAAHAHAHH
ResultWLDWDWWWWLWLDLDWWLWWWDWDWDWWWWWWLDWLWW
Position410955433333457664755555555544344444433
Updated to match(es) played on 13 May 2018. Source: 11v11
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchesEdit

On 14 June 2017, the 2017–18 Premier League fixtures were announced.[39]

FA CupEdit

Spurs entered the competition in the third round and were handed a home tie against AFC Wimbledon.[40]

EFL CupEdit

Tottenham Hotspur entered the competition in the third round and were drawn at home against Barnsley.[41] Another home tie was confirmed for the fourth round, against West Ham United.[42]

UEFA Champions LeagueEdit

Group StageEdit

On 24 August 2017, Tottenham was drawn into Group H alongside Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and APOEL.[43]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Tottenham Hotspur 6 5 1 0 15 4 +11 16 Advance to knockout phase
2   Real Madrid 6 4 1 1 17 7 +10 13
3   Borussia Dortmund 6 0 2 4 7 13 −6 2[a] Transfer to Europa League
4   APOEL 6 0 2 4 2 17 −15 2[a]
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head results: APOEL 1–1 Borussia Dortmund, Borussia Dortmund 1–1 APOEL (tied on head-to-head results, ranked on total goal difference).

Round of 16Edit

StatisticsEdit

AppearancesEdit

Last updated: 20 May 2018.
Source: Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

No. Pos. Name Premier League FA Cup EFL Cup Champions League Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 GK   Hugo Lloris 36 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 43 0
13 GK   Michel Vorm 1 0 7 0 2 0 1 0 11 0
22 GK   Paulo Gazzaniga 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Defenders
2 DF   Kieran Trippier 21+3 0 6 0 2 0 3 0 32+3 0
3 DF   Danny Rose 9+1 0 3 0 1 0 3+1 0 16+2 0
4 DF   Toby Alderweireld 13+1 0 2 0 1 0 4 0 20+1 0
5 DF   Jan Vertonghen 36 0 4 1 1 0 6 0 47 1
6 DF   Davinson Sánchez 29+2 0 2 0 0 0 8 0 39+2 0
21 DF   Juan Foyth 0 0 5 0 2 0 1 0 8 0
24 DF   Serge Aurier 16+1 2 1 0 0 0 6 0 23+1 2
33 DF   Ben Davies 26+3 2 2+1 0 1 0 5 0 34+4 2
37 DF   Kyle Walker-Peters 2+1 0 2+2 1 1 0 0+1 0 5+4 1
Midfielders
11 MF   Erik Lamela 7+18 2 4+2 2 0 0 1+1 0 12+21 4
12 MF   Victor Wanyama 8+10 1 4+1 0 0 0 0+1 0 12+12 1
14 MF   Georges-Kévin Nkoudou 0+1 0 0 0 0+2 0 1+1 1 1+4 1
15 MF   Eric Dier 32+2 0 4 0 1+1 0 7 0 44+3 0
17 MF   Moussa Sissoko 15+18 1 6 0 2 1 3+3 0 26+21 2
19 MF   Mousa Dembélé 21+7 0 3+1 0 1+1 0 3+3 0 28+12 0
20 MF   Dele Alli 34+2 9 1+6 1 2 2 5 2 42+8 14
23 MF   Christian Eriksen 37 10 2+1 2 0+1 0 6 2 45+2 14
27 MF   Lucas Moura 2+4 0 3+1 1 - - 0+1 0 5+6 1
29 MF   Harry Winks 9+7 0 3 0 1 0 5 0 18+7 0
42 MF   Anthony Georgiou 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+1 0 0+1 0
46 MF   Tashan Oakley-Boothe 0 0 0 0 0+1 0 0 0 0+1 0
Forwards
7 FW   Son Heung-min 27+10 12 5+2 2 2 0 5+2 4 39+14 18
9 FW   Vincent Janssen 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+1 0
10 FW   Harry Kane 35+2 30 3+1 4 0 0 7 7 45+3 41
18 FW   Fernando Llorente 1+15 1 5+1 3 2 0 2+5 1 10+21 5
54 FW   Kazaiah Sterling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+1 0 0+1 0
Players transferred out during the season.
27 DF   Kevin Wimmer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Top scorersEdit

The list is sorted by shirt number when total goals are equal.

Rnk Pos No. Player Premier League FA Cup EFL Cup Champions League Total
1 FW 10   Harry Kane 30 4 0 7 41
2 FW 7   Son Heung-min 12 2 0 4 18
3 MF 23   Christian Eriksen 10 2 0 2 14
MF 20   Dele Alli 9 1 2 2 14
5 FW 18   Fernando Llorente 1 3 0 1 5
6 MF 11   Erik Lamela 2 2 0 0 4
7 MF 17   Moussa Sissoko 1 0 1 0 2
DF 33   Ben Davies 2 0 0 0 2
DF 24   Serge Aurier 2 0 0 0 2
10 DF 5   Jan Vertonghen 0 1 0 0 1
MF 14   Georges-Kévin Nkoudou 0 0 0 1 1
MF 12   Victor Wanyama 1 0 0 0 1
FW 27   Lucas Moura 0 1 0 0 1
DF 37   Kyle Walker-Peters 0 1 0 0 1
TOTALS 70 17 3 17 107

Last updated: 13 May 2018.
Source: Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

Clean sheetsEdit

The list is sorted by shirt number when total clean sheets are equal.

Rnk No. Player Premier League FA Cup EFL Cup Champions League Total
1 1   Hugo Lloris 13 0 0 1 14
2 13   Michel Vorm 0 3 1 1 5
3 22   Paulo Gazzaniga 1 0 0 0 1

Last updated: 9 May 2018.
Source: Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

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