Goalkeeper Comparison - Lloris vs De Gea vs Courtois

Goalkeeper Comparison - Lloris vs De Gea vs Courtois

The importance of a good goalkeeper can't be understated and managers will tell you that having a strong number one can win you upwards of ten points a season. This is especially true for the clubs at the top of the table. There are a lot of good goalkeepers throughout the league with Simon Mignolet, Asmir Begovic, Joe Hart and Tim Krul all impressing during their time as Premier League number ones. However, the three keepers that stand out are …
QPR vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

QPR vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham travel to Loftus Road for the only Premier League game this weekend, with three points crucial for both teams. QPR are fighting for their lives after suffering defeat to Tottenham's North London rivals Arsenal on Wednesday evening. Chris Ramsey's men have lost five of their last six matches in the Premier League. They are currently in 18th position, but a win would see them leapfrog Aston Villa on goal difference. Tottenham on the other hand are aiming for one …
Hugo Comes Up Huge for Spurs

Hugo Comes Up Huge for Spurs

In an action packed Christmas period many of us had picked out Tottenham Hotspurs vs Manchester United as the stand out fixture. Tottenham had recorded a 2-1 victory against Leicester on Boxing Day with goals from Kane and Erikson, while United comprehensively beat Newcastle 3-1 as they continued their good form and remained unbeaten in 6 games. United dominated the early period of the game having the majority of the ball but struggled to make any clear cut chances until …
Manchester United draw at stubborn Tottenham and fantastic Lloris

Manchester United draw at stubborn Tottenham and fantastic Lloris

Tottenham shared the points with Manchester United in a goalless draw after an eventful encounter at White Hart Lane. Heroics from Spurs keeper Hugo Lloris were enough to keep the United shooters at bay and earn his team an important result in a quest for a Top 4 finish. The Red Devils will be kicking themselves for not scoring a single goal in the opening 45 minutes after creating more than five clear-cut chances for a breakthrough. The one time …
Best Goalkeeper in the EPL: Courtois, Lloris, Hart or De Gea?

Best Goalkeeper in the EPL: Courtois, Lloris, Hart or De Gea?

The Premier League is a very special league. Everybody knows that. Its special status is not just the overall quality, or the intriguing and very exciting title challenges, nor the fact that any team can beat any other. There is one more reason that makes the Premier League quite unique: goalkeepers. Compared to other top leagues in Europe, one would struggle to find a single weak keeper in the Premier League, with quality coming from the Championship every year as …
Manchester City v Spurs 13/14: What Did the Fans Think?

Manchester City v Spurs 13/14: What Did the Fans Think?

Saturday morning sees the return of Tottenham Hotspur to the Etihad, a fixture that was notorious last season for the 6-0 thrashing the Blues meted out to the Londoners. Jesús Navas opened the scoring on 14 seconds and closed it on 90 minutes to collect his brace, while two goals from Sergio Agüero on either side of half-time was closely followed by one from Álvaro Negredo. An own goal from Sandro capped a miserable day for Spurs, who fell foul …
Balotelli vs Tottenham | Player Performance Analysis

Balotelli vs Tottenham | Player Performance Analysis

On Sunday 31st of August, "Super" Mario Balotelli made his long awaited return the the Premier League as a Liverpool player in their game against Tottenham Hotspurs at White Hart Lane. His previous time in the league had been showered with controversy on and off the pitch. Whether it be getting red cards, stamping on Scott Parker or setting off fireworks through his bathroom window, many pundits, fans and players wondered if anything would change, would he still be lazy …
Paul Pogba v Nigeria | Player Performance Analysis FIFA World Cup 2014

Paul Pogba v Nigeria | Player Performance Analysis FIFA World Cup 2014

The French World Cup winning team of 1998 are the inspiration for this current France side, with Les Blues manager Didier Deschamps leading his team to the quarter finals of the World Cup, like he had done 16 years ago as a player in Lens. That '98 France side consisted of great players like Zinedine Zidane, Thierry Henry, David Trezeguet, Lilian Thuram, Didier Deschamps and Patrick Vieira. The 2014 side have an array of talent, young and old, throughout the …
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