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Spurs Stoke Preview – Pulis’ legacy and Tottenham’s need for width

stoke spurs

After two rather fortuitous wins, Spurs host Stoke City this weekend.

It’s fair to say Stoke aren’t Tottenham’s favourite opponents. For a start there’s Charlie Adam, who has a habit of putting Spurs players in the treatment room. Then there’s Continue reading

Man City 4 Spurs 1 – defensive wobbles and poor refereeing

Lloris saves Aguero penalty

 

6-0, 5-1 and now 4-1 against City. I suppose you could say Spurs are improving.

There was a strong sense of deja vu at the Etihad. Another game against a top class, fluid attacking side, another ragged defensive display from Tottenham. Another thrashing, another Continue reading

Premier League Stats – who’s performed well so far and who’s had the toughest schedule?

Premier League Stats

Disclaimer: stats can be misleading and context is important.

  • Which Premier League teams have started well and who looks like early relegation candidates?

Total shot ratio or TSR is a simple statistics that can show how a team is performing. Shots are necessarily far more common than goals, so over a small number of games they are less affected by luck. Of course, not every Continue reading