Tag Archives: Premier League

The new stadium, Manchester City and VAR – what a month

What a month it’s been for Spurs’ fans.

First we finally came home. Then we remembered how to win again. And now we’re in the Champions League semi-finals (note: not for the first time, the European Cup still counts).

 

My first view of the new stadium came on its opening night. As I walked up Tottenham High Road it started snowing, adding to the majesty of the spectacle. Continue reading

Premier League review by the numbers

We’re three games into the Premier League campaign and it’s still far too early to make any confident predictions but what interesting statistics have emerged so far?

Teams

New boys, Huddersfield lead the tackle count with 69. It looks like David Wagner has continued with the aggressive pressing style that served him so well in the Championship. In second place is another fan of the Gegenpress, Jurgen Klopp, whose Liverpool side sit on 63. Continue reading

This weeks Premier League games in numbers

Another interesting week in the Premier League saw a rather strange performance from Burnley at West Brom. Sean Dyche’s side managed a very impressive total of 20 shots, but what was more impressive was that not one of those 20 were on target.

Opposition manager Tony Pulis, whose players recorded a measly 32% possession, continues his habit of pulling off statistically unlikely victories. Continue reading

Spurs’ title bid reinvigorated

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As the Premier League season builds to a climax, Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham side are peaking at just the right time. It’s hard to remember two more impressive performances than the clinical way in which we dispatched Manchester United and Stoke City – two teams who certainly had the potential to derail our title push. Continue reading

Arsenal 1 Spurs 1- Pochettino reduces Wenger to Allardyce-ball

Kane Scores Against Arsenal

I don’t think it would be going too far to say this was the most impressive Spurs performance at Arsenal in recent times. 75 minutes of high intensity Pochettino football. It almost looked like the hosts had mistakenly taken the field against Bayern again, granted minus the clinical finishing. Continue reading