Have Spurs really improved?

Have Spurs really improved?

It has not been a great couple of weeks for Tottenham – dropping seven points from a possible nine that helped confirm Leicester City as Premier League Champions. Draws against West Brom and Chelsea, followed by defeat at home to Southampton proved costly. Not just for the points that ended their championship challenge, but also for the players lost to suspension. Bans for Dele Alli and Moussa Dembele hurt their midfield and it’s coincided with the wheels coming off, so …
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 …
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 …
Adebayor believes he will be 1st choice | Compared to Soldado & Lamela Stats

Adebayor believes he will be 1st choice | Compared to Soldado & Lamela Stats

Adebayor has rubbished claims that he was ever looking for a way out of Tottenham in the summer and has postulated that eventually he will become Tottenham’s number one choice striker. Both claims have an air of unlikelihood to them. Adebayor has played for four different clubs since 2009 - Arsenal, Manchester City, Tottenham and Real Madrid – and has struggled to hold down a regular first team spot since, wherever he has been. Moreover there was talk of a …
Tottenham Eye Lamela to Replace Bale? | Lamela Stats

Tottenham Eye Lamela to Replace Bale? | Lamela Stats

Tottenham have been linked with a £30m move for Roma forward Erik Lamela, who is highly rated by their new technical director Franco Baldini. The Italian will have a great knowledge of the Argentine due to his last role in football, which happened to be at Roma as a director. As Gareth Bale looks more and more likely to leave White Hart Lane, the club will need to find somebody to play behind Roberto Soldado, a role in which the …
Cardiff City Sign Steven Caulker | A Statistical Analysis of His Potential

Cardiff City Sign Steven Caulker | A Statistical Analysis of His Potential

After missing out on a UEFA Champions League berth by a whisker last season, this summer was always going to be one that carried major significance in depicting whether Tottenham can achieve that feat this time around by adding a few quality additions in the transfer market. Andre Villas-Boas and the Spurs boardroom have so far managed to deliver following the arrivals of Paulinho and Nacer Chadli, with Valencia hitman Roberto Soldado expected to soon follow, but the club’s planning …
Spurs Info-Graphics | Goals Conceded under Redknapp & AVB Comparison

Spurs Info-Graphics | Goals Conceded under Redknapp & AVB Comparison

In an earlier article we looked at whether Tottenham had improved under Andre Villas-Boas compared to the 2011/2012 season and discovered that although Tottenham had let the opposition have fewer shots on target they had conceded 0.13 more goals per game. We take a more detailed look into Tottenham's defensive performances by looking where on the pitch Tottenham conceded their goals in the last two seasons as well as where on the pitch the opposition had the most shots on target. …
Is Gareth Bale the new £80million Man? Bale 12/13 Vs Ronaldo 08/09

Is Gareth Bale the new £80million Man? Bale 12/13 Vs Ronaldo 08/09

In the summer of 2009, Cristiano Ronaldo walked away from Manchester United in a world record £80 million pound deal to join the Galatico’s of Madrid. After years of speculation, the two-time Champions League Finalist and Ballon D’or winning forward got his dream move and became the worlds most expensive footballer. At the same time a young left back named Gareth Bale had finished his second full season at Tottenham Hotspur, suffering a 24 game losing streak in the process, …
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