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Posted on 10 November 2000  - 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).

ASTON VILLA
(5th/Villa Park/John Gregory (Feb 98)/The Villans)

Last six league results:
MIDDLESBRO (A) D1-1 (Joachim)
DERBY (H) W4-1 (Joachim 2, Merson, Wright)
ARSENAL (A) L0-1
SUNDERLAND (H) D0-0
CHARLTON (H) W2-1 (Taylor, Merson)
EVERTON (A) W1-0 (Merson)

  • Lost only 1 of their last 8 league games
  • Won 5 of their last 8 league games, but these are their only wins in their last 15 league games
  • Villa have lost only 4 of their last 32 league games
  • Failed to score in 3 of their last 5 games in all comps
  • Won only 3 of their last 8 home league games, however, unbeaten at home so far this season
  • Conceded only 3 goals at home in the league so far this season - only Sunderland (2) have a better home defence
  • Lost only 3 of their last 18 league games away from home
  • However, won only 2 of their 8 games away from home in all comps so far this season
  • Failed to score in 4 of their 8 games away from home so far this season in all comps

Top Scorer: Dublin/Joachim/Merson - 3 (2 lge, 1 Euro/3 lge/3 lge) (Dublin 1 pen)
Also: Nilis/Taylor - 2 (both 1 lge, 1 Euro)

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR
(10th/White Hart Lane/George Graham (Oct 98)/Spurs)

Last six league results:
MAN CITY (H) D0-0
LEEDS (A) L3-4 (Rebrov 2, Perry)
COVENTRY (A) L1-2 (Rebrov)
DERBY (H) W3-1 (Leonhardsen 2, Carr)
CHELSEA (A) L0-3
SUNDERLAND (H) W2-1 (Sherwood, Armstrong)

  • Won only 2 of their last 7 league games
  • Lost 4 of their last 7 league games
  • Won only 1 of their last 11 league games away from home - at Leicester, 19th April (7 since)
  • Lost 8 of their last 11 league games away from home, including 5 out of 6 this season - only 1 point so far on their travels
  • Failed to score in 4 of their 7 games away from home in all comps so far this season
  • Unbeaten at home so far this season in the league, however lost at home to Birmingham in the LC, 31st October
  • Won 8 of their last 11 home games in all comps
  • Won 7 of their last 9 home league games, unbeaten in those 9 games
  • Lost only 1 of their last 11 home games in all comps
  • Clean sheets in 3 of their last 6 home games in all comps

Top Scorer: Rebrov - 5 lge (1 pen)
Also: Leonhardsen - 4 (3 lge, 1 LC), Anderton/Carr/Ferdinand - 2 (1 lge, 1 LC/2 lge/2 lge) (Anderton 2 pens)

Head to Head

  • Spurs have not won at Villa Park since August '86 (14 meetings since in all comps) - they have never won here in the Premiership
  • Villa have won 5 of the last 7 league meetings here, the last in November '98
  • Spurs have failed to score in 6 of the last 11 meetings here in all comps
  • No player has ever been sent off in this fixture, despite this being the 115th league meeting between the two sides
    Last Season: Aston Villa 1 (Taylor) Spurs 1 (Sherwood) - 29th December '99
    Also: Spurs 2 (Iversen, Armstrong) Aston Villa 4 (Dublin 2-1 pen, Carbone, Wright) - 15th April 2000
  • StatPack - By Dave Todd