Monthly Archives: April 2014

Champions League Reaction: Reports Of Tiki-Taka’s Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

There is a worrying need among many football observers to attach a narrative to everything, to portray every big match as the latest in a sequence of linear evolutionary events that propel football forwards in its development. It is a … Continue reading

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Stoke City vs Tottenham Hotspur: Tactical Preview

This article originally appeared on SpursStatMan.com. Tottenham Hotspur travel to Stoke City’s Britannia Stadium on Saturday well aware that a huge challenge awaits them. The Potters have only lost twice at home this season and only once in their last eight … Continue reading

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Tottenham Hotspur vs Fulham: Tactical Preview

This article originally appeared on SpursStatMan.com. The penultimate home game of Tottenham’s 2013-14 Premier League season will be an early Saturday kick-off against Fulham. The visitors’ season has been absolutely disastrous but despite spending the majority of the campaign in the … Continue reading

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West Bromwich Albion vs Tottenham Hotspur: Tactical Preview

This article originally appeared on SpursStatMan.com. Tottenham travel to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday wary of tough opponents whose turbulent season may be coming to a positive conclusion. Needing one more win to secure Premier League status, the Baggies will come … Continue reading

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Tottenham Hotspur vs Sunderland: Tactical Preview

This article originally appeared on SpursStatMan.com. Perhaps mercifully for Tim Sherwood and Tottenham Hotspur, Monday’s visitors to White Hart Lane will be Sunderland. The Black Cats are coming to the end of a car-crash season that is all but certain to … Continue reading

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Arsenal’s Latest Collapse Makes This Summer ‘Now Or Never’ For Wenger

This summer’s transfer window is set to be among the most important in the history of Arsenal. As yet another title challenge went up in smoke as soon as the going got tough, it became clear to all observers that … Continue reading

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Watching Football In Buenos Aires: A Beginner’s Guide

This originally appeared in Playground Buenos Aires magazine. Watching football in Buenos Aires is unique. No other city can match the sheer number of teams here or the passion of the Porteño fans. There are twenty-four clubs within the Capital and … Continue reading

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