Who Is On The Tottenham Chopping Block?

Who Is On The Tottenham Chopping Block?

One of the strangest managerial departures of the last few seasons came in January 2013 when Nigel Adkins’ contract was terminated with Southampton. After 3 progressive and successful years at the club, Adkins secured The Saints back-to-back promotion and was steadily climbing away from the relegation zone when the axe fell. Southampton were quick to replace the former Scunthorpe United manager with Argentine, Mauricio Pochettino, who came to the Premier League off the back of being terminated from La Liga …
Tottenham Hotspur | The Season So Far: Stats Analysis

Tottenham Hotspur | The Season So Far: Stats Analysis

The last time EPL Index analysed Spurs' 'The Season So Far', the North London side went into the international break following a humiliating 3-0 defeat at home to Sam Allardyce's West Ham United side. The last defeat before the West Ham United game, was again, before the international break, losing to their biggest rivals Arsenal, 1-0. Another note on their three losses are that they had a Europa League game on the Thursday night, and a game in the Premier …
Tottenham Hotspur | The Season So Far: Stats Analysis

Tottenham Hotspur | The Season So Far: Stats Analysis

For the first time in Andre Villas-Boas' managerial career, the Portuguese entered a second season with a football club - Tottenham Hotspur. A manager known for his intense tactical detail, compared to his predecessor Harry Redknapp, who told his team to 'f***ing run around a bit." Interestingly, Villas-Boas' start to Spurs life wasn't appreciated by some of the the White Hart Lane faithful, with boos and chants of 'AVB out' across N17 after drawing 1-1 to Norwich and West Bromwich …
Villas Boas displays adaptability – earning plaudits in defeat

Villas Boas displays adaptability – earning plaudits in defeat

Andre Villas Boas has taken a lot of stick from some Tottenham fans over recent weeks, despite the challenges he has faced in his short time at the helm at White Hart Lane. Some have questioned his ‘negative’ tactics and him not playing ‘the Tottenham way’.  Question marks have been placed on his team selection and how he has set the team out to play. He has been in a position where he is damned if he does, damned if …
Who is King of the Centre Halves?

Who is King of the Centre Halves?

Throughout recent seasons numerous injuries to Ledley King and Jonathon Woodgate have meant that Tottenham are continually rotating their centre-back partnerships. Even with the departure of Woodgate to Stoke, the issue has not been resolved. This article will look at how the candidates for the heart of Tottenham’s centre of defence shape up and answer whether a regular partnership can be found. [caption id="attachment_2534" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Younes Kaboul"][/caption] Ledley King is an outstanding defender; if only he wasn't permanently hindered …
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