Ex-Spurs still active - Where are they now?

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Noticed a few threads lately mentioning ex-Spurs players still active. I did a post a few years back similar to this one (https://thefightingcock.co.uk/forum/threads/spurs-youth-players-where-are-they-now.6524/) so thought I'd do something new since this international break is boring the shit out of us.

I've only bothered listing players who made at least one competitive appearance for us, so no Kevin Stewart, Mounir El Hamdaoui, Rodrigo Defendi, Yuri Berchiche, Tomas Pekhart, Souleymane Coulibaly, Cristian Ceballos or the legend that is Bongani Khumalo I'm afraid.

PlayerTime at SpursApps (Goals)Current ClubCurrent AgeNotes
Jermain Defoe2004-2008
2009-2014
362 (143)Rangers38Joined Toronto FC in the MLS in 2014. Came back to Sunderland and Bournemouth in the Premier League and just won the title with Rangers.
Michael Dawson2005-2014324 (10)Nottingham Forest37Left us for Hull City in the Premier League, has been with Forest in the Championship since the 2018-19 season.
Aaron Lennon2005-2015364 (30)Kayserispor33Still relatively young! Joined Everton initially on loan, then Burnley and now is plying his trade in the Turkish Super Lig.
Vedran Corluka2008-2012109 (1)Lokomotiv Moscow35Surprised to see him still active! Joined his current club in 2012 having previously joined Bayer Leverkusen on loan.
Luka Modric2008-2012159 (17)Real Madrid35Still a regular at Real Madrid 9 years on! Won the Ballon d'Or in 2018.
Roman Pavlyuchenko2008-2012113 (42)Znamya Noginsk39Still banging them in for a third-tier Russian club. His 5th Russian club after leaving us.
Andros Townsend2009-201693 (11)Crystal Palace29Joined Newcastle in the January transfer window and then Palace in the summer window. Recently played against us. Only 16 goals in 178 games for Palace.
Kyle Walker2009-2017229 (4)Manchester City306 major trophies for City since he left us for them.
Gylfi Sigurdsson2012-201483 (13)Everton31Been in the Premier League with Swansea and Everton. 30 in 112 for Swansea and 29 in 146 for Everton so far.
Mousa Dembele2012-2019250 (10)Guangzhou City33Missed by many. Only played 37 games since leaving us.
Jan Vertonghen2012-2020315 (12)Benfica33Has played 32 games this season so far.
Paulinho2013-201567 (10)Guangzhou Evergrande32Other than one season at Barcelona in 2017/2018 has been at Guangzhou ever since and scoring at a rate of 1 goal every other game!
Christian Eriksen2013-2020305 (69)Inter Milan29Back in favour and looks like he will be winning Serie A in his first full season there.
Nabil Bentaleb2013-201766 (1)Schalke 0426Had a loan spell with Newcastle last season and barely getting any game time this season in the Bundesliga.
Nacer Chadli2013-2016119 (25)Istanbul Basaksehir31With the defending Super Lig champions, having played for West Brom, Monaco and Anderlecht after leaving us.
Roberto Soldado2013-201576 (16)Granada35Not a much better scoring ratio after leaving us. 12 in 55 for Villarreal, 19 in 59 for Fenerbahce and 22 in 74 for his current club.
Kieran Trippier2015-2019114 (2)Atletico Madrid30Plenty of assists in La Liga and may even win the title this season.
Victor Wanyama2016-202097 (7)CF Montreal29Not called up to Kenya international games this month.
Wayne Routledge2005-20085 (0)Swansea City36Played for Villa, QPR and Newcastle before settling at Swansea since 2011, playing almost 300 games for them.
Reto Ziegler2004-200735 (1)Lugano35Too much to list so check out his Wikipedia! Many loan spells.
Kevin-Prince Boateng2007-200925 (0)Monza34Currently in Serie B via Porsmouth, AC Milan, Schalke, Las Palmas, Eintracht Frankfurt, Sassuolo, Barcelona (!), Fiorentina and Besiktas.
Chris Gunter2008-200916 (0)Charlton Athletic31Just the one season in the Premier League with Reading since leaving us. Has 100 Wales caps!
Adel Taarabt2007-201016 (0)Benfica316 seasons at QPR with loan spells at Fulham and AC Milan before joining Benfica in 2015 and having 2 season loan with Genoa.
Dorian Dervite2006-20101 (0)R.A.E.C. Mons32One league cup appearance for us and now in the Belgian 3rd division having played for Charlton and Bolton.
Giovani dos Santos2008-201233 (3)America313 seasons in La Liga with Mallorca and Villarreal followed by 4 years in the MLS with LA Galaxy before moving to Mexico.
David Button2003-20121 (0)West Brom321 league cup substitute appearance for us, I personally had high hopesfor this keeper who managed to forge a career in the Championship with Brentford and Fulham and as backup in the Premier League for Brighton and West Brom.
Adam Smith2007-20142 (0)Bournemouth29273 apparances for Bournemouth including 5 Premier League seasons since leaving us for them.
Massimo Luongo2011-20131 (0)Sheffield Wednesday28Another I thought would play at a higher level, missed the penalty in the League Cup shootout then spent 3 seasons in League One with Swindon and 6 seasons with QPR and Sheffield Wednesday. Plenty of Australia caps.
Steven Caulker2007-201329 (2)Alanyaspor29There is a recent article on the BBC and Atheltic websites about him worth reading. Only recently re-discovered his love for the game in the Turkish Super Lig after only about 100 games since he left us.
Dean Parrett2007-20134 (0)Unattached29Included as he played for Barnet in January. League One and League Two career only after 4 European matches for us.
John Bostock2008-20134 (0)Doncaster Rovers291 FA Cup and 3 European games for us, only recently had his 'youngest player to play for us' record broken. Has had a career in Belgium and France though with 227 career apperaances so far.
Kyle Naughton2009-201574 (0)Swansea City32Been a regular for Swansea since leaving with 4 years in the Premier League.
Zeki Fryers2013-201416 (0)Swindon Town28123 career apperances only so far, not really been a regular anywhere.
Jonathan Obika2006-20144 (0)St Mirren30Decent career forged in League One with Swindon and Oxford United and now in Scotland.
Iago Falque2011-201411 (0)Benevento (on loan from Torino)31In Serie A since he left, 51 goals in 183 games for Torino, Genoa, Roma and Benevento.
Jake Livermore2006-201458 (1)West Brom31Actually played 38 games for us in 2011/12! Bouncing between Championship and Premier League since with Hull and West Brom. 6 England caps in 2017...
Cameron Lancaster2009-20141 (0)Louisville City28Just the substitute appearance for Adebayor in 2012. From what I can find other than non-league football he's been getting plenty of goals in the second level of football in the USA.
Milos Veljkovic2011-20163 (0)Werder Bremen256 seasons in the Bundesliga since he left for Bremen and a regular starter. Might be worth considering as a homegrown option if he's any good!
Shaq Coulthirst2011-20161 (0)Boreham Wood26Left for Peterborough in League One and got some playing time. Then joined Barnet scoring 33 goals in 94 goals in League Two and the National League.
Ryan Fredericks2009-20154 (0)West Ham283 seasons with Fulham in the Championship as a regular followed by 3 seasons with West Ham in the Premier League as mostly a backup.
Vlad Chiriches2013-201543 (2)Sassuolo31Mainly a backup since he left us for Napoli.
Benjamin Stambouli2014-201525 (1)Schalke 0430Left for PSG for one season and has been in Schalke ever since with regular playing time.
Etienne Capoue2013-201536 (2)Villarreal326 seasons and a regular with Watford after leaving us.
Lewis Holtby2013-201542 (3)Blackburn Rovers30Regular for Hamburg after leaving, now in his second season with Blackburn.
Alex Pritchard2009-20162 (0)Huddersfield Town27Joined Norwich in the Championship followed by 2 years in the Premier League with Huddersfield. Seems to be having a stop-start career.
DeAndre Yedlin2015-20161 (0)Galatasaray27Newcastle took him off our hands when they were in the Championship and made 125 apperances for them in 5 years before moving to Turkey this year.
Tom Carroll2008-201756 (3)QPR284 years at Swansea including 2 in the Premier League before moving to QPR this year. Was a regular in the season Swansea got relegated. Played 30 times for us in 2015/16.
Kevin Wimmer2015-201731 (0)Karlsruher SC (on loan from Stoke)28Best known for Levy getting €18 million from Stoke for him. He only played 19 games for them before being loaned out for the past 3 years. Now playing in the second tier in Germany.
Clinton N'Jie2015-201714 (0)Dynamo Moscow27Marseille took him off our hands for 3 seasons before moving to Russia.
Federico Fazio2014-201732 (0)Roma34Regular for Roma since leaving us. I still find that amazing.
Filip Lesniak2012-20171 (0)Wisla Plock24Provided an assist to Harry Kane in his only appearance for us. Joined AaB in Denmark before moving to the Polish league this season.
Anton Walkes2013-20181 (0)Atlanta United24League Cup game for us in 2016 as a substitute against Gillingham. Played for Portsmouth for 3 seasons before re-joining Atlanta where he had been on-loan previously whilst with us.
Vincent Janssen2016-201942 (6)Monterrey2638 games for us in 2016/17. So few goals. Seems to be doing better in Mexico where he is now in his second season.
Shayon Harrison2016-20191 (0)AFC Wimbledon23League Cup appearance in 2016, joined Almere City in the second tier of the Dutch league before recently moving back to England.
Josh Onomah2013-201932 (1)Fulham23Helped get Fulham promoted last season as a regular but has seen very little game time this season back in the Premier League.
Georges-Kevin Nkoudou2016-201927 (1)Besiktas26Seems to be getting regular playing time in Turkey.
Marcus Edwards2005-20191 (0)Vitoria de Guimaraes22One league cup appearance for mini Messi, as a substitute against Gillingham. Has since been getting rave reviews in the top tier of Portuguese football.
Tashan Oakley-Boothe2016-20201 (0)Stoke City21League Cup appearance against Barnsley in 2017. Rejected a new contract offer and is now getting game time with Stoke. More games than even Kevin Wimmer did!
Kyle Walker-Peters2013-202024 (1)Southampton23Doing well for the Saints since his transfer.
Luke Amos2006-20201 (0)QPR24Came on as a sub in 2018/19 against Newcastle. Had his breakout season with QPR in 2019/20 but has been unlucky this season with a serious injury.
Anthony Georgiou2013-20211 (0)AEL Limassol24His only appearance was against APOEL in Cyprus and is now playing at the top of the Cypriot league.
 
Noticed a few threads lately mentioning ex-Spurs players still active. I did a post a few years back similar to this one (https://thefightingcock.co.uk/forum/threads/spurs-youth-players-where-are-they-now.6524/) so thought I'd do something new since this international break is boring the shit out of us.

I've only bothered listing players who made at least one competitive appearance for us, so no Kevin Stewart, Mounir El Hamdaoui, Rodrigo Defendi, Yuri Berchiche, Tomas Pekhart, Souleymane Coulibaly, Cristian Ceballos or the legend that is Bongani Khumalo I'm afraid.

PlayerTime at SpursApps (Goals)Current ClubCurrent AgeNotes
Jermain Defoe2004-2008
2009-2014
362 (143)Rangers38Joined Toronto FC in the MLS in 2014. Came back to Sunderland and Bournemouth in the Premier League and just won the title with Rangers.
Michael Dawson2005-2014324 (10)Nottingham Forest37Left us for Hull City in the Premier League, has been with Forest in the Championship since the 2018-19 season.
Aaron Lennon2005-2015364 (30)Kayserispor33Still relatively young! Joined Everton initially on loan, then Burnley and now is plying his trade in the Turkish Super Lig.
Vedran Corluka2008-2012109 (1)Lokomotiv Moscow35Surprised to see him still active! Joined his current club in 2012 having previously joined Bayer Leverkusen on loan.
Luka Modric2008-2012159 (17)Real Madrid35Still a regular at Real Madrid 9 years on! Won the Ballon d'Or in 2018.
Roman Pavlyuchenko2008-2012113 (42)Znamya Noginsk39Still banging them in for a third-tier Russian club. His 5th Russian club after leaving us.
Andros Townsend2009-201693 (11)Crystal Palace29Joined Newcastle in the January transfer window and then Palace in the summer window. Recently played against us. Only 16 goals in 178 games for Palace.
Kyle Walker2009-2017229 (4)Manchester City306 major trophies for City since he left us for them.
Gylfi Sigurdsson2012-201483 (13)Everton31Been in the Premier League with Swansea and Everton. 30 in 112 for Swansea and 29 in 146 for Everton so far.
Mousa Dembele2012-2019250 (10)Guangzhou City33Missed by many. Only played 37 games since leaving us.
Jan Vertonghen2012-2020315 (12)Benfica33Has played 32 games this season so far.
Paulinho2013-201567 (10)Guangzhou Evergrande32Other than one season at Barcelona in 2017/2018 has been at Guangzhou ever since and scoring at a rate of 1 goal every other game!
Christian Eriksen2013-2020305 (69)Inter Milan29Back in favour and looks like he will be winning Serie A in his first full season there.
Nabil Bentaleb2013-201766 (1)Schalke 0426Had a loan spell with Newcastle last season and barely getting any game time this season in the Bundesliga.
Nacer Chadli2013-2016119 (25)Istanbul Basaksehir31With the defending Super Lig champions, having played for West Brom, Monaco and Anderlecht after leaving us.
Roberto Soldado2013-201576 (16)Granada35Not a much better scoring ratio after leaving us. 12 in 55 for Villarreal, 19 in 59 for Fenerbahce and 22 in 74 for his current club.
Kieran Trippier2015-2019114 (2)Atletico Madrid30Plenty of assists in La Liga and may even win the title this season.
Victor Wanyama2016-202097 (7)CF Montreal29Not called up to Kenya international games this month.
Wayne Routledge2005-20085 (0)Swansea City36Played for Villa, QPR and Newcastle before settling at Swansea since 2011, playing almost 300 games for them.
Reto Ziegler2004-200735 (1)Lugano35Too much to list so check out his Wikipedia! Many loan spells.
Kevin-Prince Boateng2007-200925 (0)Monza34Currently in Serie B via Porsmouth, AC Milan, Schalke, Las Palmas, Eintracht Frankfurt, Sassuolo, Barcelona (!), Fiorentina and Besiktas.
Chris Gunter2008-200916 (0)Charlton Athletic31Just the one season in the Premier League with Reading since leaving us. Has 100 Wales caps!
Adel Taarabt2007-201016 (0)Benfica316 seasons at QPR with loan spells at Fulham and AC Milan before joining Benfica in 2015 and having 2 season loan with Genoa.
Dorian Dervite2006-20101 (0)R.A.E.C. Mons32One league cup appearance for us and now in the Belgian 3rd division having played for Charlton and Bolton.
Giovani dos Santos2008-201233 (3)America313 seasons in La Liga with Mallorca and Villarreal followed by 4 years in the MLS with LA Galaxy before moving to Mexico.
David Button2003-20121 (0)West Brom321 league cup substitute appearance for us, I personally had high hopesfor this keeper who managed to forge a career in the Championship with Brentford and Fulham and as backup in the Premier League for Brighton and West Brom.
Adam Smith2007-20142 (0)Bournemouth29273 apparances for Bournemouth including 5 Premier League seasons since leaving us for them.
Massimo Luongo2011-20131 (0)Sheffield Wednesday28Another I thought would play at a higher level, missed the penalty in the League Cup shootout then spent 3 seasons in League One with Swindon and 6 seasons with QPR and Sheffield Wednesday. Plenty of Australia caps.
Steven Caulker2007-201329 (2)Alanyaspor29There is a recent article on the BBC and Atheltic websites about him worth reading. Only recently re-discovered his love for the game in the Turkish Super Lig after only about 100 games since he left us.
Dean Parrett2007-20134 (0)Unattached29Included as he played for Barnet in January. League One and League Two career only after 4 European matches for us.
John Bostock2008-20134 (0)Doncaster Rovers291 FA Cup and 3 European games for us, only recently had his 'youngest player to play for us' record broken. Has had a career in Belgium and France though with 227 career apperaances so far.
Kyle Naughton2009-201574 (0)Swansea City32Been a regular for Swansea since leaving with 4 years in the Premier League.
Zeki Fryers2013-201416 (0)Swindon Town28123 career apperances only so far, not really been a regular anywhere.
Jonathan Obika2006-20144 (0)St Mirren30Decent career forged in League One with Swindon and Oxford United and now in Scotland.
Iago Falque2011-201411 (0)Benevento (on loan from Torino)31In Serie A since he left, 51 goals in 183 games for Torino, Genoa, Roma and Benevento.
Jake Livermore2006-201458 (1)West Brom31Actually played 38 games for us in 2011/12! Bouncing between Championship and Premier League since with Hull and West Brom. 6 England caps in 2017...
Cameron Lancaster2009-20141 (0)Louisville City28Just the substitute appearance for Adebayor in 2012. From what I can find other than non-league football he's been getting plenty of goals in the second level of football in the USA.
Milos Veljkovic2011-20163 (0)Werder Bremen256 seasons in the Bundesliga since he left for Bremen and a regular starter. Might be worth considering as a homegrown option if he's any good!
Shaq Coulthirst2011-20161 (0)Boreham Wood26Left for Peterborough in League One and got some playing time. Then joined Barnet scoring 33 goals in 94 goals in League Two and the National League.
Ryan Fredericks2009-20154 (0)West Ham283 seasons with Fulham in the Championship as a regular followed by 3 seasons with West Ham in the Premier League as mostly a backup.
Vlad Chiriches2013-201543 (2)Sassuolo31Mainly a backup since he left us for Napoli.
Benjamin Stambouli2014-201525 (1)Schalke 0430Left for PSG for one season and has been in Schalke ever since with regular playing time.
Etienne Capoue2013-201536 (2)Villarreal326 seasons and a regular with Watford after leaving us.
Lewis Holtby2013-201542 (3)Blackburn Rovers30Regular for Hamburg after leaving, now in his second season with Blackburn.
Alex Pritchard2009-20162 (0)Huddersfield Town27Joined Norwich in the Championship followed by 2 years in the Premier League with Huddersfield. Seems to be having a stop-start career.
DeAndre Yedlin2015-20161 (0)Galatasaray27Newcastle took him off our hands when they were in the Championship and made 125 apperances for them in 5 years before moving to Turkey this year.
Tom Carroll2008-201756 (3)QPR284 years at Swansea including 2 in the Premier League before moving to QPR this year. Was a regular in the season Swansea got relegated. Played 30 times for us in 2015/16.
Kevin Wimmer2015-201731 (0)Karlsruher SC (on loan from Stoke)28Best known for Levy getting €18 million from Stoke for him. He only played 19 games for them before being loaned out for the past 3 years. Now playing in the second tier in Germany.
Clinton N'Jie2015-201714 (0)Dynamo Moscow27Marseille took him off our hands for 3 seasons before moving to Russia.
Federico Fazio2014-201732 (0)Roma34Regular for Roma since leaving us. I still find that amazing.
Filip Lesniak2012-20171 (0)Wisla Plock24Provided an assist to Harry Kane in his only appearance for us. Joined AaB in Denmark before moving to the Polish league this season.
Anton Walkes2013-20181 (0)Atlanta United24League Cup game for us in 2016 as a substitute against Gillingham. Played for Portsmouth for 3 seasons before re-joining Atlanta where he had been on-loan previously whilst with us.
Vincent Janssen2016-201942 (6)Monterrey2638 games for us in 2016/17. So few goals. Seems to be doing better in Mexico where he is now in his second season.
Shayon Harrison2016-20191 (0)AFC Wimbledon23League Cup appearance in 2016, joined Almere City in the second tier of the Dutch league before recently moving back to England.
Josh Onomah2013-201932 (1)Fulham23Helped get Fulham promoted last season as a regular but has seen very little game time this season back in the Premier League.
Georges-Kevin Nkoudou2016-201927 (1)Besiktas26Seems to be getting regular playing time in Turkey.
Marcus Edwards2005-20191 (0)Vitoria de Guimaraes22One league cup appearance for mini Messi, as a substitute against Gillingham. Has since been getting rave reviews in the top tier of Portuguese football.
Tashan Oakley-Boothe2016-20201 (0)Stoke City21League Cup appearance against Barnsley in 2017. Rejected a new contract offer and is now getting game time with Stoke. More games than even Kevin Wimmer did!
Kyle Walker-Peters2013-202024 (1)Southampton23Doing well for the Saints since his transfer.
Luke Amos2006-20201 (0)QPR24Came on as a sub in 2018/19 against Newcastle. Had his breakout season with QPR in 2019/20 but has been unlucky this season with a serious injury.
Anthony Georgiou2013-20211 (0)AEL Limassol24His only appearance was against APOEL in Cyprus and is now playing at the top of the Cypriot league.

To be fair to Josh Onomah, he picked up a bad injury just after start of the season, and I'm not sure is back yet. Might account for almost no game time this season - played over 30 times for Fulham last season

Veljkovic could certainly still be an option for us at CB/DM given that he'd count as a Club Trained player, and now has plenty of experience in Bundesliga - but we've actually got quite a few options at CB/DM coming through youth system. Should certainly have kept him but Poch only wanted 'ready made players' not to develop them rom the academy into the first team
 

ShutUpPatrik

Supporter
Now I'm a big fat dynamo!
Another one for the list.

Oscar Jansson. A Swedish goalkeeper that joined our youth ranks in 2007 and was with us until 2012, spending the 09-12 seasons out on loan at Exeter, Northampton, Bradford City and Shamrock Rovers, with Rovers making the loan permanent. In 2013 he joined Swedish side Örebro and made 206 appearances for them over a 8 year spell, winning goalkeeper of the season in the Swedish top flight for the 2020 season. He recently joined Swedish top club IFK Norrköping after 8 years with Örebro.
 

Rocket

Supporter
Another one for the list.

Oscar Jansson. A Swedish goalkeeper that joined our youth ranks in 2007 and was with us until 2012, spending the 09-12 seasons out on loan at Exeter, Northampton, Bradford City and Shamrock Rovers, with Rovers making the loan permanent. In 2013 he joined Swedish side Örebro and made 206 appearances for them over a 8 year spell, winning goalkeeper of the season in the Swedish top flight for the 2020 season. He recently joined Swedish top club IFK Norrköping after 8 years with Örebro.
Unfortunately he doesn't count in the OP's criteria. No senior games at Spurs.
 

CSWY

Supporter
Up The Spurs
Obika at St. Mirren. Ouch. And struggling by all accounts. To think I once had hoped of him being a striking prodigy...

:sherwoodwtf:
 
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