Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Harry Winks caught the eye in pre-season training games starting with the 3-0 win over Nottingham Forest (report) at Hotspur Way on 9 July, then the 1-0 loss to Fulham (report) at Hotspur Way on 16 July and finally the 3-1 win over Rotherham on 21 July at Hotspur Way.
He then continued his progress with 45 minutes against Juventus (report) in the International Champions Cup at Melbourne Cricket Ground on 26 July, 75 minutes against Atletico Madrid (report) at the same venue on 29 July and 45 minutes in the 6-1 win over Inter Milan (report) on 5 August at the Ullevaal Stadion in Oslo, Norway.
He then made his competitive debut for 1 minute against Liverpool at White Hart Lane on 27 August in a 1-1 draw, made his first start in the 5-0 League Cup win against Gillingham on 21 September at White Hart Lane, then 4 minutes against Middlesbrough in the Premier League on 24 September, 8 minutes in his debut in the UEFA Champions League against CSKA Moscow in Russia on 27 September, the League Cup tie against Liverpool at Anfield on 25 October, 3 minutes against Leicester City in the Premier League on 29 October, 24 minutes against Bayer Leverkusen at Wembley on 2 November and 1 minute against Arsenal in the North London Derby on 6 November.
From there his has progressed to his Under-21 debut for Engaland this week. It has been wuite a season for Winks so far, a Premier League debut, A first Tottenham Horspur start, a UEFA Champions League debut and an England Under-21 debut.
Further Harry Winks Reading:
Evening Standard - Harry Winks inspired by clubs's academy graduates
Hertfordshire Mercury - Harry Winks reveals how he used to watch Edgar Davids 'boss' training sessions