Life without Bale for Spurs. Is a Replacement waiting in the Wings?

Life without Bale for Spurs. Is a Replacement waiting in the Wings?

What will life without Bale be like for Tottenham? Is there a replacement waiting in the wings? Comparisons between Bale and potential replacements within the Tottenham squad. Please note: that this article was written before news broke of Clint Dempsey's potential departure. With Gareth Bale’s transfer to Real Madrid seemingly imminent, it is time for Andre Villas-Boas and Tottenham Hotspur to turn their attention to the future and plot how they are going to replace Bale’s contribution to the team.  …
Is Gareth Bale the new £80million Man? Bale 12/13 Vs Ronaldo 08/09

Is Gareth Bale the new £80million Man? Bale 12/13 Vs Ronaldo 08/09

In the summer of 2009, Cristiano Ronaldo walked away from Manchester United in a world record £80 million pound deal to join the Galatico’s of Madrid. After years of speculation, the two-time Champions League Finalist and Ballon D’or winning forward got his dream move and became the worlds most expensive footballer. At the same time a young left back named Gareth Bale had finished his second full season at Tottenham Hotspur, suffering a 24 game losing streak in the process, …
Gareth Bale's Transformation: Stats & Tactical Analysis

Gareth Bale's Transformation: Stats & Tactical Analysis

Gareth Bale started his Tottenham career as a 17 year-old left back who moved from Southampton in 2007, bringing with him the usual promise that comes with signing a relatively expensive young British player. After a slow start hampered by injury and a curse that left Spurs without a victory in his first 24 appearances, he began to put in strong performances at left back and took advantage of the absence of Benoit Assou-Ekotto to earn a starting position further …
A way back for the winger? Creativity stats compared from 2010 to 2013

A way back for the winger? Creativity stats compared from 2010 to 2013

AVB highlights the importance of keeping Gareth Bale | Bale Stats

AVB highlights the importance of keeping Gareth Bale | Bale Stats

Juan Mata vs Gareth Bale Stats | Chelsea Vs Spurs Preview

Juan Mata vs Gareth Bale Stats | Chelsea Vs Spurs Preview

Tottenham 1 Southampton 0 | In-Depth Tactical Analysis

Tottenham 1 Southampton 0 | In-Depth Tactical Analysis

It was yet another glorious spring day and north Londoners Tottenham were hosting Southampton, in a bid to secure their position for a place in the Champions League.  Both teams had some key absentees and it was interesting to watch how both managers coped with them. For Tottenham Parker was injured and on top of the Sandro’s long-term injury Villas-Boas had a choice to make on how to construct his midfield. In the last couple of weeks we have seen …
Tottenham Hotspur 3 Man City 1 | Tactical Analysis & Stats

Tottenham Hotspur 3 Man City 1 | Tactical Analysis & Stats

An excellent encounter at White Hart Lane ended with Tottenham Hotspur coming from behind to win. A game that Man City took a grip of initially, eventually saw key tactical changes from Villa Boas which dragged Spurs forward and altered the complexion of the game. Line Ups Having recovered from injury, Villa Boas put Gareth Bale straight back into the Spurs side. Villa Boas also recalled Assou Eotto to left back and Hugo Lloris went back in-goal ahead of Friedel. …
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