Mauricio Pochettino faces one of his biggest test against the Premier League Champions Manchester City. How will he fare? Andreas Vilas Boas just 14 seconds after the whistle saw his team concede a goal against a rampant Manchester City last season. City went on to score 5 more at regular intervals and defeated Tottenham 6 goals to none. This season however, with a new manager and a slightly revived team, Tottenham will be required to put up a better show and at least earn a draw if not win against the second placed City who are 5 points adrift Chelsea. Tactical Change AVB employed a flawed tactic last season by playing slow center backs and a high defensive line. Many football pundits criticised Boas for using his best center back as a left back as Kaboul and Dawson were unable to keep up with the pace of Aguero, Navas and Negredo. Walker on the other hand was fast but still […]

Tottenham Hotspur V Southampton FC White Hart Lane October 5th, 2014 13:05 GMT   Mauricio Pochettino welcomes home an opponent he is all too familiar with. His former employers, who benefited under his reign, now come to North London. Tottenham Hotspur come into this fixture with a moral victory over Arsenal and a draw against Besiktas. With 8 points from 6 games they stand 8th in the table with a moderate run. Southampton on the other hand are 2 points shy of league leaders Chelsea and will hope to continue their good run in the season. Team News and Line-ups Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham will use a traditional 4-2-3-1 formation that they have utilized in the previous games. Hugo Lloris has been brilliant in the last two games Tottenham have played. A definite man of the match performance will be expected of him starting at goal. Danny Rose is expected to be back in action after picking up a knock in […]

West Ham United V Tottenham Hotspur Upton Park, London Ai?? Ai?? Ai?? Ai?? Ai?? Ai?? Ai?? Ai?? Ai?? Ai?? Ai?? Ai?? Ai?? Ai?? Ai?? Ai?? Ai?? Ai??August 16, 2014, Saturday, 2:00 GMT The premier League 2014-15 seasons is to kick off and what better way to start than a local London derby. Tottenham Hotspur travel to Upton Park to face their rivals the Hammers. Tottenham begin yet another season with a new manager in the form of Mauricio Pochettino from Southampton. West Ham on the other hand are a team that doesnai??i??t usually perform too well in the Premier League but have somewhat of a track record in ruining big teamai??i??s winning streaks. This game is an open free for all and anyoneai??i??s to win. Team News and Tactics West Ham The Hammers have always been a tough side to beat at home and with Sam Allardyce at their Helm has always been a fortress thatai??i??s difficult to conquer. Big […]