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 …
Comparing the box to box mids | Ramsey, Henderson, Carrick, Ramires, Paulinho

Comparing the box to box mids | Ramsey, Henderson, Carrick, Ramires, Paulinho

In the modern day game, the box to box midfielder is a crucial part to a team.  A good box to box midfielder links the defence and the attack, push's forward to keep the play ticking but also gets back to defend then win the ball back and makes it his goal to cover every blade of grass on the pitch in each and every game.  It takes not only technical ability to take on this role but, it takes …
Tottenham Hotspur | The Season So Far: Stats Analysis

Tottenham Hotspur | The Season So Far: Stats Analysis

For the first time in Andre Villas-Boas' managerial career, the Portuguese entered a second season with a football club - Tottenham Hotspur. A manager known for his intense tactical detail, compared to his predecessor Harry Redknapp, who told his team to 'f***ing run around a bit." Interestingly, Villas-Boas' start to Spurs life wasn't appreciated by some of the the White Hart Lane faithful, with boos and chants of 'AVB out' across N17 after drawing 1-1 to Norwich and West Bromwich …
Tottenham 1 Chelsea 1 | Tactical Analysis

Tottenham 1 Chelsea 1 | Tactical Analysis

Fernando Torres replaced Samuel Eto’o in Chelsea’s attack. Andre Schurrle dropped to the bench in favour of Ramires on the right side, whose inclusion can only suggest that Mourinho wanted to keep Tottenham’s left side secured down. Tottenham remained unchanged from their narrow 1-0 victory over Cardiff, Kyle Naughton continuing to earn his place in front of Danny Rose. Both sides lined up in their traditional 4-2-3-1 formation, although noticeably in the second half, with Tottenham’s dominance and Dembele pushing …
Most Complete Player So Far in 13/14? Ramsey Vs Hazard Vs Paulinho Vs Toure

Most Complete Player So Far in 13/14? Ramsey Vs Hazard Vs Paulinho Vs Toure

Arsenal continued their good form and notched up their 12th away win in a row and a record equalling 8th away PL win in a row. Chelsea and Tottenham played out a draw, losing points. The two Manchester clubs suffered shock defeats and the Red Devils are off to their worst start in over a decade. Arsenal lead the league table, followed by Liverpool, Tottenham and Chelsea. Southampton and Manchester City occupy the 5th and 6th places respectively and complete …
Player Performance Analysis | Mousa Dembele Vs Cardiff City

Player Performance Analysis | Mousa Dembele Vs Cardiff City

Cardiff City 0 Tottenham Hotspur 1 | Tactical Analysis

Cardiff City 0 Tottenham Hotspur 1 | Tactical Analysis

Who triumphed in the transfer window? Spurs, Liverpool or Chelsea?

Who triumphed in the transfer window? Spurs, Liverpool or Chelsea?

As Jim White and Bryan Swanson are locked away until another transfer window in January, we can finally now sit back and look at who has triumphed in this Summer's transfer window. Since the window officially closed on Monday, deadline day didn't provide as much drama as some previous, but there were some tactical acquisitions from numerous clubs, as I also look at those who benefited the most since it's opening in July. Tottenham Hotspur Big spenders Spurs were the …