Sunderland vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Sunderland vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Relegation battlers Sunderland face an acod test on Sunday when they host Arsenal. Just a single point away from safety with a game in hand, the Black cats need to chalk results out in every single game irrespective of the opponents to survive the battle. Arsenal on the other hand, will be keen to cement their position amongst the top 4 of the Premier League. Team News Sunderland Manager Sam Allardyce is expected to name an unchanged starting line up …
Sunderland v Norwich City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Sunderland v Norwich City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Is it too early in the season for a must win game? Probably, but it wouldn’t be ideal for either side to come out of this fixture with nada. Suffering damaging defeats in their Premier League curtain-raisers, the relegation microscope is already firmly focussed on both Sunderland and Norwich. The Black Cats would have been licking their lips upon the release of the season’s fixtures. Often playing catch-up by Christmas, locking horns with Leicester, Norwich, Swansea and Aston Villa in …
Younes Kaboul: Player Performance Analysis Vs Arsenal

Younes Kaboul: Player Performance Analysis Vs Arsenal

The week that bubbled with excitement due to the impending derbies has passed and we are left with draws at Merseyside as well as North London to pick the positives out of. While many Tottenham fans might rue the missed chances in the first half as well as the inability of the team to protect the lead it had garnered through a Chadli goal, the positives of a strong defensive performance were evident through the game. The central duo of …
Tottenham v Manchester City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Tottenham v Manchester City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Two of the in-form sides in the Premier League meet at White Hart Lane on Wednesday night, with Spurs hoping to grab all three points in their quest for Champions League football; while Manchester City hope to keep up the pressure on fellow title contenders Arsenal. Team News Spurs are set to welcome back a host of players, with Andros Townsend, Jan Vertonghen, Paulinho, Sandro & Younes Kaboul set to return to first-team action. Alvaro Negredo & Samir Nasri will …
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 …
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 …