Analysing Tottenham’s Defeat to Arsenal

In the aftermath of Tottenham’s 5-2 defeat to rivals Arsenal at Saturday lunchtime, Andre Villas-Boas was disappointed. Angry. Perhaps embarrassed at the way his team had collapsed in the manner of a mid-1990’s England cricket team. So he looked at himself in the mirror (imagine there’s a mirror even though there probably wasn’t one), adjusted […]

STATS: Giroud’s defensive work for Arsenal vs hard working Dempsey for Tottenham Hotspur

Arsenal vs. Tottenham, Saturday 12:45pm   – It’s often said that form doesn’t count for anything in a derby game. How both Arsenal and Tottenham will hope that that is true this weekend. The north London rivals meet in Saturday’s lunchtime kick off on the back of two poor weeks in the league.  The Gunners […]

STATS: Nasri’s opposition half passing for Manchester City vs Dempsey covering most ground for Tottenham

Man City v Tottenham, Sunday 13:30 Manager Roberto Mancini continues to come under pressure for the Champion’s stuttering start to the season. Man City sit in 3rd position and could be 5 points off city rivals Manchester United by the time they kick off against Tottenham on Sunday. Samir Nasri completed 62 passes in his […]

VIDEO: Should Tottenham Hotspur fans stop using the Y word?

Spurs statement: “The club does not tolerate any form of racist or abusive chanting. Our guiding principle in respect of the “Y-word” is based on the point of law itself – the distinguishing factor is the intent with which it is used ie if it is used with the deliberate intention to cause offence. This […]

STATS: Gallas’ defensive work for Tottenham Hotspur vs Di Santo’s shots for Wigan

Tottenham v Wigan, Saturday 15:00 Gareth Bale and Clint Dempsey were both on target for Spurs against Southampton as they sealed a 2-1 victory Bale’s goal was his third of the season and the talented winger may feel his luck is changing. Bale has had 29 shots at goal so far with an impressive 62% […]

Super Sandro Superb for Spurs

At Spurs this year was a summer of change, which while not a revolution of Russia in 1917 proportions (though perhaps Villas-Boas is Trotsky to Mourinho’s Lenin) still saw fairly seismic changes at Spurs. There was a change of manager, change of playing style and a big change of personnel. Luka Modric left to sit […]

STATS: Lallana’s goal contribution for Southampton vs Sigurdsson’s hard work for Tottenham Hotspur

Southampton v Tottenham, Sunday 15:00 Southampton were swept aside 4-1 by an impressive second half performance from West Ham in their last Premier League game A consolation goal from Adam Lallana wasn’t enough to prevent defeat, and Southampton’s goals conceded column now reads 21 from 8 games Lallana’s first goal of the season came after […]

Modern football isn’t rubbish. It’s what you make of it.

Blind loyalty is for the blind, so I keep getting told by Tottenham supporters that don’t believe in turning up and singing your heart out for the team no matter what. A rationalisation that if the team or players are not performing well or the coach is not fulfilling the clubs potential – then turning […]

TRANSFER RUMOURS – Willian to Tottenham Hotspur? Manchester United goalie to Real Madrid? Huntelaar to Liverpool?

Willian has been linked with a January move from Shakhtar Donetsk to Tottenham Hotspur October 22nd 2012: Willian – “There were two offers in the summer. One from Chelsea and one from Tottenham. Choosing between the two clubs would be difficult. Tottenham is a big club and it has a good person in charge – […]

STATS: Lennon’s crossing for Tottenham Hotspur vs Torres’ top conversion rate for Chelsea

Tottenham v Chelsea, Saturday 12:45 – Goals from Steven Caulker and Aaron Lennon were enough to give Spurs their fourth consecutive victory in the Premier League and release any early season worries over coach Andre Villas Boas with a 2-0 win over Villa – Caulker’s goal came from an initial effort by Jermain Defoe, who […]

What is the London price difference? Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, QPR, Fulham and West Ham compete

*season ticket covers the 19 Premier League home matches plus a further seven cup credits (eligible for FA Cup or European competitions), so 26 matches in total Findings: – The cheapest season ticket in London is Fulham, which is £586 cheaper than Arsenal’s least expensive, which is a 147% increase. – Arsenal have the most […]

VIDEO: Tottenham Hotspur’s Rose sent off for being racially abused

Danny Rose was sent off for reacting to what appears to be racial abuse in England U21’s 1-0 victory against Serbia U21s. “I think there one or two racist incidents from the crowd, they’ve been reported to Uefa I believe by ourselves, and it’s in their hands now,” said U21 boss Stuart Pearce. “I’m very […]

Steven Caulker Is Proof Of Tottenham Hotspur’s Improving Youth Policy

It’s still early days in the 2012-13 season, but the turning point for the fortunes of Tottenham Hotspur may have been half-time in the home match to Queens Park Rangers. Spurs were 1-0 down, playing terribly against the side bottom of the table. QPR with central midfield duo Alejandro Faurlin and Esteban Granero to the […]

AVB steps out of Mourinho’s shadow with Tottenham Hotspur

His second coming didn’t start very well and critics were already calling for his head after the first three games, but it seems like Spurs have turned a corner and they owe it to Andre Villas Boas. After stepping out of Mourinho’s shadow and proving his mettle at Porto, the job at Chelsea seemed like […]

Friedel happy to compete for place at Tottenham Hotspur

When new Tottenham manager Andre Villas Boas opted to sign the French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, during the summer transfer window many of football commentators, and those who bet on these things at sports bet and online casino gambling sites, were wagering on Brad Friedel’s days with the White Hart Lane club being numbered. The American […]

STATS: Sandro covers most ground for Tottenham Hotspur vs Aston Villa’s hard working El Ahmadi

Tottenham v Aston Villa, 15:00 – Tottenham recorded an historic 2-3 win away to Man Utd last weekend following a fine all-round performance. An early opener from Jan Vertonghen, as well as a great finish from Gareth Bale and another from Clint Dempsey secured the points for Andre Villas-Boas side. – Jermaine Defoe continues to […]

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