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Posted on 4 December 2003  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

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Spurs v Wolves

In a repeat of the 1972 UEFA Cup final, Tottenham face Wolves at White Hart Lane in the first league meeting between the two sides in nearly 20 years.

Following the win over Aston Villa in the last Premiership home game Spurs were disappointed to come away with nothing from Ewood Park against a struggling Blackburn side. This makes it just one win in the last five league games for Tottenham and has left them close to the bottom three of the Premiership once again, just two points clear of the drop zone.

It is a long time since Wolves managed any success at White Hart Lane however. Their last win on Spurs territory came back in 1973 and they have only won at Tottenham four times in 44 visits.

Premiership new boys Wolves are back in the bottom three following a brief upturn in their fortunes. They haven’t won since a their dramatic 4-3 comeback over Leicester in October and they have only picked up two points away from home all season. Goalscoring has been their main problem and with just nine goals in 14 games they are the lowest scorers in the Premiership and they are also the least accurate passers.

However, Tottenham have only scored four more times than Wolves and currently possess the worst shooting accuracy of any team in the league and will be looking for improvement in order to drive themselves up the table.

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Tottenham HotspurWolverhampton Wanderers
Games played1414
Goal Attempts
Goals139
Goals-per-game0.930.64
Shots135140
Shooting accuracy %33%34%
Goals-to-shots %10%6%
Distribution
Short passes3,1083,125
Long passes1,5781,565
Pass completion %74%66%
Crossing
Crosses318281
Cross completion %25%27%
Defending
Goals conceded1827
Goals conceded-per-game1.291.93
Tackles421338
Tackles won %69%74%
Discipline
Fouls258210
Yellow cards3528
Red cards00