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Posted on 23 February 2001  - 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).

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR
(11th/White Hart Lane/George Graham (Oct 98)/Spurs)

Last six league results:
NEWCASTLE (H) W4-2 (Doherty, Anderton pen, Rebrov, Ferdinand)
EVERTON (H) D0-0
SOUTHAMPTON (A) D0-0
WEST HAM (A) D0-0
CHARLTON (H) D0-0
MAN CITY (A) W1-0 (Rebrov)

* Unbeaten in 9 games in all comps - yet to lose in 2001
* Won only 2 of their last 12 league games
* However, lost only 2 of their last 14 games in all comps, the last at Ipswich, 30th December
* Drawn 4 of their last 5 league games 0-0
* Won only 1 of their last 15 league games away from home
* Lost 12 of their last 19 league games away from home, including 9 out of 14 this season - only 7 points so far on their travels
* Failed to score in 10 of their 17 games away from home in all comps so far this season
* Only Bradford (6) have scored fewer goals away from home in the league than Spurs¿ 9
* Unbeaten at home so far this season in the league, however lost at home to Birmingham in the LC, 31st October.
* North London neighbours Arsenal are the only other Premiership teams unbeaten at home this season
* Not lost at home in the league since 15th April, v Aston Villa (16 since)
* Won 11 of their last 18 home games in all comps
* Won 10 of their last 16 home league games - unbeaten in those 16 games
* Lost only 1 of their last 18 home games in all comps
* Clean sheets in 7 of their last 8 games in all comps, including the last 2 - conceded only 2 goals in those 8 games
* However, failed to score in 7 of their last 9 league games
* Chris Armstrong has 48 league goals for Spurs
* Neil Sullivan celebrates his 31st Birthday today

Top Scorers: Rebrov - 9 (7 lge, 1 FAC) (1 pen)
Also: Ferdinand - 7 lge, Leonhardsen - 5 (3 lge, 1 FAC, 1 LC), Anderton - 4 (2 lge, 1 FAC, 1 LC) (3 pens)

LEEDS UNITED
(5th/Elland Road/David O¿Leary (Oct 98)/United)

Last six league results:
NEWCASTLE (H) L1-3 (Keane)
ASTON VILLA (A) W2-1 (Bowyer, Harte pen)
COVENTRY (H) W1-0 (Keane)
IPSWICH (A) W2-1 (Venus og, Keane)
EVERTON (A) D2-2 (Harte, Dacourt)
DERBY (H) D0-0

* Unbeaten in 6 games
* Won 7 of their last 11 games in all comps, including their last 2
* However, won only 5 of their last 13 league games
* Lost only 2 of their last 12 games in all comps
* Won only 3 of their last 12 league games away from home
* However, lost only 4 of their last 16 away games in the league
* Won only 5 of their last 12 home games in all comps
* Lost 2 of their last 7 home games in all comps
* Only Everton, Coventry (both 19), Bradford (20) and Man City (21) have a worse home defence than Leeds 18 conceded
* Failed to score only once in their last 11 league games
* Alan Smith has not scored in his last 17 Premiership apps - last Prem goal v Charlton, 14th October
* Mark Viduka is 10 Premiership games without a goal, his last league goal coming v Sunderland on 16th December
* Robbie Keane has 6 goals in his 8 league apps for Leeds since signing from Inter

Top Scorer: Viduka - 15 (12 lge, 1 FAC, 2 CL)
Also: Bowyer/Smith - 11 (both 6 lge, 5 CL), Harte/Keane - 6 (3 lge, 3 CL/3 lge) (Harte 3 pens, Keane 1 pen) + Keane 3 goals for Inter Milan

Head to Head
* Spurs have won 3 of the last 6 meetings here in all comps
* Leeds have won 2 of the last 3 league meetings here, however these are their only wins in the last 9 meetings here in all comps
* Spurs have failed to score in 4 of the last 7 Premiership meetings home and away
* Alan Smith has 4 goals in his last 4 league apps for Leeds against Spurs
* This fixture produced the first ever Premiership hat trick, in August ¿92, when Eric Cantona hit 3 in Leeds 5-0 win at Elland Road
This Season: Leeds 4 (Viduka 2, Smith 2) Spurs 3 (Rebrov 2, Perry) - 30th September 2000