The campaign featured Tottenham's 11th appearance in the UEFA Europa League (formerly the UEFA Cup), entering the group stage due to finishing fourth in the 2011–12 Premier League season but missing out on qualification to the Champions League due to their London rivals Chelsea winning the Champions League trophy in 2012 but finishing outside of the top 4 positions in the Premier League. The season was also notable for the fact that Tottenham achieved their record points tally in a Premier League season, 72 points from 38 games. They scored 66 goals and conceded 46 throughout the course of the Premier League season, ending with a goal difference of +20.
Updated to games played on 19 May 2013.
Source: Barclays Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored (C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished: (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
Tottenham played against the Jamaica national football team on 23 May 2013 in The Bahamas as part of the 40th anniversary of Bahamas' independence celebrations. Jamaica used the game as part of their preparations for the 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign.