Rewind to May, and despite a largely successful season for Spurs, equalling their best Premier League finish of fourth - Nobody at the club felt like celebrating.
Chelsea's Champions League win meant Spurs' fourth place was made redundant, as they were consequently sent into the Europa League draw instead.
Rivals Arsenal fresh from a good end of season run were also celebrating after pipping Tottenham to the suddenly all-important third spot by a single point.
Fast-forward back to the present, and neither Arsenal or Chelsea have much reason to cheer - And Tottenham are the supporters feeling positive.
They have many reasons to, with young manager Andre Villas-Boas in charge, there is a feeling that so far he is yet to scratch the surface in regards to the extensive talent at his disposal.
When he has Tottenham really clicking, there is every chance they will end up in a top four spot at the end of the season. He is beginning to show signs of just that.
Under Harry Redknapp when Spurs were beaten 5-2 by Arsenal it set about a torrid run of form which saw them relinquish their points advantage over the Gunners. After their recent loss to the Gunners by the same scoreline, there was to be no similar implosion.
Spurs have dusted themselves down, brushed off their defeat and moved on, with three successive wins over West Ham, Liverpool and Fulham.
The club look on the up while their rivals, less is so certain. Arsenal are facing a self-searching time of introspection, after going three games without a win since the derby, drawing away to Aston Villa and Everton, and losing at home to Swansea.
Worse still is their league position, 10th, while Spurs are now riding high in fourth, level on points with Chelsea.
The Blues are in a real state at the moment, not only are they in transition between managers, almost out of the Champions League, but they are rapidly losing pace in the Premier League.
They have not won any of their last seven games in the division, in fact their last win was the 4-2 win at White Hart Lane and are 10 points off league leaders Manchester United.
So how should Spurs fans take all of this?
Well we have seen over the course of the last year just how quickly football can turn around. Spurs have been in this position before, ahead of their rivals only to fall short and be left frustrated.
But for the moment they should enjoy it, both Chelsea and Arsenal will bounce back, but surely it isn't getting too caught up in the present to suggest Spurs have the best prospects of all three going forward for the rest of the season?
What do you think? Can Spurs finish above their London rivals?
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