Will Danny Rose reclaim his place at Tottenham?

Will Danny Rose reclaim his place at Tottenham?

Ben Davies has been in outstanding form for Tottenham in recent weeks as Mauricio Pochettino's side went unbeaten in September. The Welsh full-back has appeared in all but one of Spurs' Premier League games this season. However, with Danny Rose reportedly reaching full fitness, just in time for Tottenham's trip to the Bernabeu on October 17th, could the Welshman's place be under threat? Davies signed for the Tottenham in June 2014 but was left frustrated by a lack of opportunities. Through no fault of his own, Davies …
Versatile Tottenham: the Best Defensive Unit in the Premier League

Versatile Tottenham: the Best Defensive Unit in the Premier League

Tottenham's versatility in defence has made them the most formidable unit in the Premier League and they will prove that in Jan Vertonghen's absence over the next two months. Spurs dealt with Toby Alderweireld's injury earlier this season and history suggests they will be able to cope with Vertonghen's too. Granted, the team will be weaker without the presence of the centre-back - like any team in the Premier League would be - but Tottenham have enough options to cope …
Monaco vs Tottenham | Champions League Preview

Monaco vs Tottenham | Champions League Preview

Tottenham will be hoping that they can finally start producing in the Champions League as they are in danger of being knocked out at the first hurdle. They are facing a trip to face Monaco on Tuesday night, a side that beat them at Wembley during matchweek one, therefore they will need to put in a good performance to secure the three points. Their opponents currently sit top of Group E, which increases the importance of this match as a defeat …
Wales vs Portugal Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Wales vs Portugal Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

This bracket was always going to give a chance to many sides to get deep into the competition. Wales and Portugal have benefited from avoiding the likes of Italy, Spain, Germany and France. Although that isn't to take away from the achievements of both nations, who will firmly believe that they have a chance of lifting the European Championships next weekend. They will both take great confidence from the triumphs of Greece and Denmark in this competition. Neither side is …
Pochettino’s New Boys - Assessing Spurs' Summer Signings

Pochettino’s New Boys - Assessing Spurs' Summer Signings

There’s a new era beginning at White Hart Lane this season lead by Mauricio Pochettino. An era of exciting, attractive football created through a unique attacking style implemented by the Argentine. It involves high pressing and fast counter attacks in a 4-2-3-1 system. The system evolves as the forward players press. The wingers push forward to form a front 3, while the full-backs follow them, this forces the two holding midfielders to sit deeper and cover. The system suits a …
West Ham United vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats, Key Men

West Ham United vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats, Key Men

Mauricio Pochettino's first competitive game as Spurs' boss will come against rivals West Ham United, with the North London side looking for revenge after losing to the Hammers in all three games last season. Sam Allardyce's men recorded a 3-0 win at White Hart Lane in the Premier League, a 2-1 victory in the Capital One Cup quarter final and won their penultimate game of the season 2-0. Another worrying statistic for Spurs' fans is the current Hammers boss is …
Would Ben Davies be an Astute Signing for Spurs?

Would Ben Davies be an Astute Signing for Spurs?

Tottenham recently emerged as the overwhelming favourites to land young Swansea and Wales left-back, Ben Davies, according to Mail Sport and various other media outlets after the 21 year old was promised he would be given a guaranteed starting spot under new Lilywhites manager, Mauricio Pochettino. Spurs, who are one of the only few Premier League clubs not to do any dealings in the transfer market thus far will be looking for defensive reinforcements - is Ben Davies an astute …
Fullback Stats Comparison | Ben Davies Vs Shaw Vs Rose Vs Gibbs

Fullback Stats Comparison | Ben Davies Vs Shaw Vs Rose Vs Gibbs

This Premier League has been the year of the full-back, with many managers using full-backs to create width on the pitch, namely Leighton Baines, Seamus Coleman, Kyle Walker, Patrice Evra, Bacary Sagna and Pablo Zabaleta. In this article I will look at a permanent fixture in Swansea City's defence so far this season and while it hasn't been a totally successful campaign for them in the Premier League this season, one defender, Ben Davies, has looked impressive. I will examine …
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