Tottenham Hotspur 2 Newcastle United 1 | Match Summary Stats

Tottenham Hotspur 2 Newcastle United 1 | Match Summary Stats

The Gareth Bale show continued as he scored in three consecutive Premier League games for the first time in his career. Bale now has ten goals in his last twelve Premier League starts. Imagine how dangerous Tottenham would be with an in-form striker as Clint Dempsey struggles whilst deputising that position. Tottenham started the brighter of the two sides and Coloccini's foul on Dempsey allowed Bale to strike a fantastic free-kick over the wall into the bottom corner of Tim …
Tottenham vs Newcastle United | Match Preview

Tottenham vs Newcastle United | Match Preview

Newcastle's French revolution will take on Tottenham in the early kick off on Saturday as they look to continue their mini revival. Since the influx of French signings on Tyneside, Alan Pardew's side have won back to back games against Aston Villa and Chelsea which has seen them move away from the relegation zone. They will face a Spurs side who are currently unbeaten in nine Premier League games as they look to establish themselves as top four regulars. Spurs will …
West Brom 0 Tottenham Hotspur 1 | In-depth Match Stats

West Brom 0 Tottenham Hotspur 1 | In-depth Match Stats

Tottenham Hotspur continued their excellent run in the league and are now undefeated in nine Premier League games, their last loss coming at Goodison Park on the 9th December 2012. Gareth Bale was the star of the show continuously testing Ben Foster however the sending off of Goran Popov changed the game. [caption id="attachment_25649" align="alignright" width="223"] Click to Enlarge - via EPLIndex.com Stats Centre[/caption] West Brom were comfortable in the game restricting Tottenham Hotspur to just one shot on target …
Premier League's Top Goal Scorers | Shots Per Goal Analysis

Premier League's Top Goal Scorers | Shots Per Goal Analysis

One of the favourite comparisons on the site is between strikers in the Premier League. One stat that we haven't yet implemented onto our Stats Centre, is the the Shots per Goal stat. This statistic shows how effective strikers are in the Premier League with the less shots per goal the better. The table below shows strikers with 5 goals or more so far in the Premier League and you are able to sort the columns below by clicking on …
Could Leighton Baines be England's

Could Leighton Baines be England's "Gareth Bale"? | Stats

The form of Leighton Baines  has not gone unnoticed, with Manchester United again linked with a possible transfer in January. Despite quashing these rumours, Baines has admitted that not playing in Europe is hampering his chances of establishing himself as an England regular, with Hodgson favouring the more experienced Ashley Cole at left-back. Baines, however, offers a completely different dimension. As the first player out of  the top five leagues in Europe to create 50 chances this season (Luke O'Farrell), …
Who is the most influential player from the Top 8? | Statistical Comparison

Who is the most influential player from the Top 8? | Statistical Comparison

Last season's top 8 clubs in the Premier League was some what predictable, in what order they finished in was a surprise to many, but which players at those clubs were the most influential at that club, I take a look at their stats here. The top 8 clubs, United, City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Newcastle, Liverpool & Everton, all had at least one top quality striker, Arsenal has Robin van Persie (left) and were all able to score at consistent …
Assessing Spurs' midfield ahead of away trip to Chelsea

Assessing Spurs' midfield ahead of away trip to Chelsea

On Saturday 24th March Tottenham travel west across London to play Chelsea in the lunchtime kick-off.  Spurs will be hopeful of all three points, but in reality most fans would accept a draw before the game. It says a lot about the respective seasons of Chelsea and Spurs that a win is even considered. A few years ago, Chelsea were so strong at home that this fixture would be one to turn the telly over when Match of the Day comes …
The battle between Richards and Bale

The battle between Richards and Bale

Following Sunday’s 3-2 victory over Tottenham, City’s Micah Richards tweeted fulsome praise for Gareth Bale, comparing going against him to that of facing Arjen Robben (who ensured Richards endured a torrid Champions League evening in Munich earlier this season). Bale, the reigning PFA Player of The Year, has again been in excellent form through 2011/12 and his going up against Richards was one of several key match-ups in Sunday’s game that saw City snatch the win with Mario Balotelli’s late …
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