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 …
Spurs 0 Liverpool 5 | Spurs Midfield Vs Liverpool Midfield Stats

Spurs 0 Liverpool 5 | Spurs Midfield Vs Liverpool Midfield Stats

Liverpool turned up to White Hart Lane trying to overturn a spell of poor results at the Spurs home ground in the past few years, not winning in six attempts, and did so on Sunday through hard work, determination and playing scintillating football. In this article I will examine the two midfield trios from each side, consisting of Mousa Dembele, Paulinho and Sandro for Spurs - and Joe Allen, Jordan Henderson and Lucas Leiva for Liverpool. Dembele, Paulinho and Lewis …
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 …
Steven Caulker | Heir to the King’s Throne? Opta Stats

Steven Caulker | Heir to the King’s Throne? Opta Stats

Following Ledley King's retirement, Tottenham find themselves without one of the finest centre-backs the Premier League has ever seen. King was invaluable for Spurs at times, and despite his well documented injury struggles, he was able to consistently perform at the highest level. [caption id="attachment_17100" align="alignleft" width="294" caption="Caulker in action for Team GB"][/caption] Tottenham's new Head Coach Andre Villas-Boas has already added a centre-back to his squad, although the move was set in motion long before the Portuguese arrival at …
Ledley King Tottenham's Rock At The Back | Opta Stats Comparison

Ledley King Tottenham's Rock At The Back | Opta Stats Comparison

Many Spurs fans believe that Ledley King would have gone on to be one of England’s finest centre halves if it wasn’t for his long-term knee problems that recently forced him to retire from the beautiful game. Even with his knee problems King has managed to make 71 Premier League appearances in the last four seasons, helping Spurs to keep 24 clean sheets in the process. The Spurs skipper also has the impressive statistic of only receiving 8 yellow cards in …