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

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

Tottenham returned to Premier League action with a 1-1 draw against Manchester United, which kept their slim hopes of a top four finish alive. They are now nine points behind Chelsea, but will know that fifth could be enough to clinch Champions League qualification. On Tuesday, they welcome local rivals West Ham United to North London. This is often a match that provides extra motivation for the visitors. It will be interesting to see if the passion remains without supporters …
Arsenal need to start Lacazette against Tottenham

Arsenal need to start Lacazette against Tottenham

Arsenal were disappointing in defeat against Liverpool last weekend. There was a clear plan from Unai Emery, as he looked to counter with pace and exploit the wide spaces left vacant by the advancing Reds' full-backs. It wasn't a bad idea. In fact, if Nicolas Pepe had scored his one-on-one at 0-0, the Gunners may have gone on to get something from the game. However, the new signing was denied by Adrian and a predictable home win came to pass. …
Spurs Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Spurs Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The Premier League returns from the international break this weekend, with one of the title contenders – Liverpool visiting another title contender - Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley. The League is notorious for being a difficult league title to defend. Manchester City this season have already made their task a little bit harder by falling behind with a draw against Wolves. Tottenham have the chance to catch up with their Red rivals if they beat them, while Liverpool can put distance …
How Toby Alderweireld's absence is affecting Tottenham

How Toby Alderweireld's absence is affecting Tottenham

Tottenham were hit with a blow earlier this month as it was confirmed centre-back Toby Alderweireld had suffered a bad hamstring injury. The Times reported that he could be out until the New Year, which leaves Mauricio Pochettino with a problem in two positions. The Belgian international is regarded by many as the best defender in the Premier League and any team would struggle to replace a player of his quality. During the last two matches, the Spurs boss has …
The Rise of Harry Winks

The Rise of Harry Winks

Harry Winks has recently been dominating the headlines for his breakthrough into the Tottenham squad, and for his recent international call-up to the England squad, making his full debut against Lithuania last week. Pundits were describing his performance as ‘eye-catching amongst a mediocre display’. This article will analyse how the Hemel Hempstead born youngster went from Spurs' youth ranks to the highest international level in the space of a year. Breaking into the First Team Harry Winks made his Spurs …
Previewing Tottenham's Upcoming 2017/18 Season

Previewing Tottenham's Upcoming 2017/18 Season

Tottenham have been excellent for the last two seasons and have been extremely unlucky not to have a trophy to show for their efforts. Mauricio Pochettino has done a tremendous job in North London and showed that he can manage at the highest level, but like the team, he needs to lift a trophy to cement his reputation as a world class manager. During the 2015/16 season, Spurs finished 3rd and they went one better during the last campaign. If …
Why do Manchester United Want to Sign Eric Dier?

Why do Manchester United Want to Sign Eric Dier?

Manchester United have made the biggest signing of the summer so far after buying Romelu Lukaku from Everton for a fee of £75 million. Jose Mourinho is keen to press ahead for further additions as he attempts to build a squad capable of competing on multiple fronts. He will want to see progression and a title challenge is needed if he is to prove himself as a manager capable of leading the club forward for years to come. The next …
Dier, Mourinho and Manchester United's Potentially Expensive Gamble

Dier, Mourinho and Manchester United's Potentially Expensive Gamble

At a time when football has clearly taken a backseat, one of the more interesting transfer rumours still doing rounds involves Tottenham Hotspur's Eric Dier, Manchester United and a figure dangerously close to £50-million. Before analyzing whether any of that makes sense, it is important to understand what Eric Dier means to Tottenham Hotspur. He, in many ways, epitomizes what Pochettino's vision for Spurs is centered around. Eric Dier is 23, entering his prime years, English international with a considerable amount of …
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