a) Tottenham haven’t won a league since 1961.
b) The last trophy they had was the Carling cup in 2008 which was their first trophy since 1991.
c) They have never played in the Champions League, have had 9 different managers in 11 years
I do not see the above as key triggers or motivation for players to win. I do not like these kind of little facts, which has no significance, in the current scheme of things. All matters is the current form & consistency. And, I think, we have that. Therefore, all the above facts can be disregarded.