Tottenham Hotspur: Tactical Analysis

Looking at Spurs Tactics with fun graphics and charts.

Sherwood's adjustments result in Spurs victory


Tim Sherwood's halftime teamtalk resulted in Spurs playing some of their best football all season in a comeback effort against Southampton.

Sherwood gets his tactics wrong vs. Chelsea


Tim Sherwood's failure to match his personnel with appropriate tactics left Spurs with little chance of pulling a surprise upset at Chelsea.

No loan for Zeki


Zeki Fryers would probably benefit from a Championship loan. Tim Sherwood disagrees. How do we feel about htis?

Tactics Thursday: Spurs make it easy for City


Under Andre Villas-Boas, Tottenham Hotspur were ripped apart by Manchester City while playing a suicidally high line. Under Tim Sherwood, Tottenham Hotspur were ripped apart by Manchester city...

Who should Spurs start at left wing?


Despite (or perhaps because of) a wealth of options, Andre Villas-Boas has not settled on a first choice left winger. Who are the candidates and what are their strengths and weaknesses?

Ruthless City expose Spurs' Naiveté


Tactics can't explain Manchester City's opening goal, but they can account for much of the subsequent damage.

Tactics Tuesday: Good Townsend, Bad Townsend


Andros Townsend can be exhilarating and frustrating in equal measure. What does it mean for Andre Villas-Boas?

Tactics Tuesday: Villa 0-2 Spurs


Spurs grew into the game after Andros Townsend's fortunate first goal.

Tactics Tuesday: Five points on Spurs v. Chelsea


Including AVB beating Mourinho at his own game and Dembélé being Dembélé.

Tactics Wednesday: More impetus in the final third


Yes, this piece is normally called Tactics Tuesday, but I was busy so it's now tactics Wednesday. Any other complaints?

A tale of two No. 10s


Roberto Soldado is in and Clint Dempsey is out. With Gylfi Sigurdsson and Lewis Holtby as the team's main number 10s, who will rise to the occasion to launch Spurs' dynamic attack, and what do they...

Paulinho to Spurs, say the Mail and Independent


It's one thing if the Daily Mail says THFC are singing Paulinho after the Confederations Cup. It's quite another if the Independent confirms it.

Pick your team against Chelsea: Center Midfield


What midfield duo or trio do you want to see take the field at Stamford Bridge?

Writers Prediction League - Spurs at Wigan


The writers at Cartilage Free Captain predict the result for Tottenham Hotspur's match at Wigan Athletic.

Could Spurs play like Ancelotti's Milan?


With Gareth Bale moving towards a permanent central role and AVB tinkering with narrow formations, perhaps Spurs could learn a thing or two from one of the most successful wingerless teams of the...

Re-Examining Andre Villas-Boas' Late Game Tactics


Tottenham have conceded 10 goals in the last 10 minutes of their matches in the English Premier League this season. Is Andre Villas-Boas to blame?

Manchester United vs. Tottenham Hotspur Analysis


We take a look at the tactics and statistics from Tottenham Hotspur's historic victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Tottenham vs. QPR: Match Analysis


Tottenham Hotspur managed to get a victory over Queens Park Rangers, but that result probably wasn't fair to QPR.

Reading vs. Tottenham Hotspur, Match Analysis: What Was The Winning Formula?


A look at some stats and tactics from Tottenham Hotspur's victory over Reading.

Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 Norwich City Match Analysis: Two Points From Three Games Equals One Big Disappointment


A look inside the tactics and statistics of Tottenham Hotspur's draw with Norwich City.

Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 West Bromwich Albion, Match Analysis: A Disappointing Trend


A look inside the tactics and statistics of Tottenham Hotspur's draw with West Brom

Newcastle United 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur, Match Analysis: Some Positives From The First Match


A quick match analysis of Tottenham Hotspur's Premier League loss to Newcastle United.

Manchester City 3-2 Tottenham Hotspur, Match Analysis: This Game Was Weird


An odd, but fairly even match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City makes for some interesting statistics and analysis. Have a look!

Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers: Match Analysis


Were Tottenham Hotspur really dominate in their Premier League fixture against Wolverhampton Wanderers? If so, why did the match end in a draw?

Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Everton: Match Analysis


Taking a more in-depth look at what exactly happened in Tottenham Hotspur's Premier League fixture against Everton.

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