Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

In what could be seen as a must win game for both sides, Tottenham welcome Arsenal to White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon. The North London rivals come into this game aiming for different things. Tottenham have had a difficult few weeks and will need a victory to consolidate their position in fifth place and keep within sniffing distance of the top four. Meanwhile Arsenal will need a win if they are to have any hope of staying in the …
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 …
Player Performance Analysis | Christian Eriksen Vs Norwich City

Player Performance Analysis | Christian Eriksen Vs Norwich City

Tottenham welcomed Norwich City to White Hart Lane last Saturday afternoon, with Spurs fans hoping to see some of the new faces brought in during the last week of the transfer window, most notably, a player that can unlock a defence: Christian Eriksen. So far this season Spurs, despite creating a host of chances, have found it hard to score from open play, due to a lack of support from midfield to help Roberto Soldado in the attacking third. That all …
Jermain Defoe - Has he progressed under AVB? | Stats Analysis

Jermain Defoe - Has he progressed under AVB? | Stats Analysis

Jermain Defoe has silenced his critics since the start of the season, with the striker firing nine goals into the net, keeping him near the top of the Golden Boot leader-board. But despite playing regular football under Andre Villas-Boas, has the Englishman actually improved his form under the Portuguese manager? Comparing last season to his season so far, I will question if Defoe has actually improved under AVB, or if his continuous game time has created a false facade of …