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Posted on 13 October 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).

COVENTRY CITY
(17th/Highfield Road/Gordon Strachan (Nov 96)/Sky Blues)

Last Six league results:
MAN CITY (A) W2-1 (Edghill og, Bellamy)
NEWCASTLE (H) L0-2
LEEDS (H) D0-0
ARSENAL (A) L1-2 (Hadji)
WEST HAM (H) L0-3
CHARLTON (A) D2-2 (Aloisi, Bellamy pen)

  • Not won in 5 league games
  • Lost 10 of their last 16 league games
  • Failed to score in 12 of their last 14 league defeats
  • Yet to win at home in the league so far this season, losing 3 of the 4 games
  • Scored only 1 goal at home in their 4 league games so far - worst home attack in the Prem.
  • Worst home defence in the Premiership with 8 conceded (equal with Derby & Everton)
  • Only 2 draws in their last 24 league games
  • Won only 2 of their last 26 Premiership games away from home
  • Failed to score in 7 of their last 12 league games away from home
  • John Aloisi has 4 goals in his last 2 apps in all comps

Top Scorer:: Aloisi - 4 (1 lge, 3 LC) (1 pen)
Also: Bellamy - 3 lge (2 pens), Eustace - 2 LC

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

Last Six league results:
NEWCASTLE (A) L0-2
EVERTON (H) W3-2 (Rebrov 2-1 pen, Ferdinand)
WEST HAM (H) W1-0 (Campbell)
CHARLTON (A) L0-1
MAN CITY (H) D0-0
LEEDS (A) L3-4 (Rebrov 2, Perry)

  • Not won in 3 league games
  • Won only 1 of their last 5 games in all comps
  • Won only 1 of their last 9 league games away from home - at Leicester, 19th April (5 since)
  • Lost 6 of their last 9 league games away from home, including 3 out of 4 this season - only 1 point so far on their travels
  • Failed to score in 3 of their 5 games away from home in all comps so far this season
  • Unbeaten at home so far this season - won 4 out of 5 (all comps)
  • Won 6 of their last 8 home games in all comps - unbeaten in those 8
  • Failed to score in 4 of their last 8 games in all comps
  • Clean sheets in 4 of their last 6 games in all comps

Top Scorer:: Rebrov - 4 lge (1 pen)
Also: Ferdinand - 2 lge, Leonhardsen - 2 (1 lge, 1 LC)

Head to Head:

  • Spurs have won 4 of the last 6 league meetings here
  • Coventry have won only 1 of the last 6 league meetings - in December '97
  • There has only been 1 draw in the last 12 meetings between the two sides (all comps), on Boxing Day '98 - 1 league meeting since
  • Spurs provided Coventry's first ever Football League opponents in August 1919 - Spurs came away from Highfield Road that day with a 5-0 win
  • There has never been a player sent off in the fixture
    Last Season: Coventry 0 Spurs 1 (Armstrong) - 26th February 2000
    Also: Spurs 3 (Iversen, Armstrong, Leonhardsen) Coventry 2 (Keane, Chippo) - 19th September '99
  • StatPack - By Dave Todd