As the new Premier League season gradually approaches, it is understandable for Tottenham supporters to be hung up on the failures of last season.
After all, the sting of a second consecutive season in which the club missed out on its annual goal of Champions League qualification by one point to archrival Arsenal is quite painful.
Sure, Spurs did less this past season to choke away their grasp of the Premier League's Champions League places, instead falling victim to Arsenal's outstanding late-season run.
However, it will be a tough offseason for the fans in north London as they recover from the disappointments of the season past.
Luckily for Tottenham fans, there are many good reasons to look ahead to this next season with anticipation.
Here are five reasons why the fans at White Hart Lane should be hopeful for Spurs' upcoming season.