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Posted on 9 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).

MANCHESTER CITY
(18th/Maine Road/Joe Royle (Feb 98)/Blues or the Citizens)
Last six league results:
CHARLTON (H) L1-4 (Huckerby pen)
COVENTRY (A) D1-1 (Wanchope)
LEEDS (H) L0-4
DERBY (A) D1-1 (Howey)
LIVERPOOL (H) D1-1 (Tiatto)
MIDDLESBRO (A) D1-1 (Vickers og)
  • Not won in 9 league games - yet to win a league game in 2001
  • Drawn 6 of their last 9 league games including their last 3 in a row
  • Last drew 4 league games in a row Sept-Oct '98
  • Won only 1 of their last 16 league games
  • Lost 9 of their last 16 league games
  • Won only 4 of their last 12 home games in all comps
  • Lost 6 of their last 12 home games in all comps
  • Worst home defence in the Premiership (equal with Bradford) with 20 conceded in 13 games
  • Lost only 6 of their last 21 games away from home in all comps
  • However, not won in 8 league games away from home
  • Only 1 clean sheet in their last 9 league games, v Derby on Boxing Day
  • Won 4 of the 8 league games they have scored first in so far this season, losing one of these (to West Ham)
  • Shaun Goater has failed to score in his last 9 Premiership apps, his last goal v Everton, 9th December. However, Goater has scored in each of his 3 cup apps during that spell

Top Scorer: Wanchope - 9 (8 lge, 1 LC)
Also: Dickov/Goater - 5 (4 lge, 1 LC/1 lge, 2 FAC, 2 LC) (Goater 1 pen), Howey/Weah (now Marseilles) - 4 (4 lge/1 lge, 3 LC)

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR
(11th/White Hart Lane/George Graham (Oct 98)/Spurs)
Last six league results:
IPSWICH (A) L0-3
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

  • Unbeaten in 7 games in all comps - yet to lose in 2001
  • Won only 1 of their last 11 league games
  • However, lost only 2 of their last 12 games in all comps, the last at Ipswich, 30th December
  • Drawn their last 4 league games in a row 0-0
  • A 0-0 draw today would set a Premiership record of 5 successive 0-0 draws, and equal the all time record for 0-0 draws, set by Tranmere in Division 1, 1997/8
  • Have not won away from home this season in Premiership - 14 away league games since an away win
  • Won only 1 of their last 18 league games away from home - at Leicester, 19th April (14 since)
  • Lost 12 of their last 18 league games away from home, including 9 out of 13 this season - only 4 points so far on their travels
  • Failed to score in 10 of their 16 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' 8
  • Unbeaten at home so far this season in the league, however lost at home to Birmingham in the LC, 31st October.
  • Arsenal are the only other Premiership team 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 5 of their last 6 games in all comps
  • However, failed to score in 7 of their last 8 league games, including their last 4 - 360 mins since last goal
  • Chris Armstrong has 48 league goals for Spurs

Top Scorers: Rebrov - 8 (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)

Head to Head

  • City have won only 1 of the last 6 meetings here in all comps, 5-2 in October '94 (1 since)
  • Spurs have won 4 of the last 6 meetings here in all comps, the last in December '93 (2 since)
  • Only 1 draw in the last 8 meetings here in all comps
  • There has not been a 0-0 draw here since February '74 - 19 meetings since in all comps
  • City have failed to score in 3 of the last 6 meetings here in all comps
  • City have also failed to score in 5 of the 9 Premiership meetings home and away
  • This Season: Tottenham 0 Man City 0 - 23rd September 2000
    Last Corresponding Fixture: Man City 1 (Rosler) Tottenham 1 (Sheringham) - 19th August '95
  • StatPack - By Dave Todd