The defeat didn’t hurt quite as much as I’d anticipated. Maybe I was half expecting it. Maybe it had been such a good day out, the result couldn’t spoil it. The frustrating thing was we started well, hitting the woodwork from Eriksen’s freekick. If that had gone in everything could have been so different.
Sunday had began full of Continue reading
The excitement is building for Spurs first cup final in five years. The chance to take some silverware back to White Hart Lane.
The midweek capitulation in Florence was disappointing but all that’s forgotten, the focus is on Wembley and Chelsea. As Danny Blanchflower famously said, Continue reading
Today marks the start of four days that will define Spurs’ season and Mauricio Pochettino’s first year in charge. With a finely balanced Europa league tie tonight and the League Cup final just days later, picking the team is not going to be an easy task.
If Pochettino selects Continue reading
Yesterday, I investigated Premier League shot ratios to get an idea of how each side has performed so far this season.
Next, I want to take a closer look at differences between styles of play. Below I have plotted a graph of Continue reading
It’s FA Cup week and there’s no Premier League, so I thought I’d take a statistical look at how the season’s taking shape. This is the first of two articles, in the second I will be trying to categorise teams’ style of play based on some basic metrics.
Let’s see how the statistics suggest each of the 20 teams is performing and how Continue reading
Wow! What an incredible win. The most satisfying game at White Hart Lane in years – that heady combination of entertainment, schadenfreude and success.
A Harry Kane inspired Spurs came back from a goal down to put five past supposedly the best team in England, while Mauricio Pochettino out-thought allegedly Continue reading
Spurs’ come back win against Everton now seems a long time ago. It’s been a very frustrating season, with occasional good performances being the exception not the rule.
Possibly Everton were not a good yardstick. Roberto Martinez’s team have Continue reading