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Posted on 8 December 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).

BRADFORD CITY
(20th/Valley Parade/Jim Jefferies (Nov 2000)/Bantams)

Last six league results:
LEEDS (H) D1-1 (Collymore)
CHARLTON (A) L0-2 - McCall sent off
EVERTON (H) L0-1
DERBY (A) L0-2
MIDDLESBRO (A) D2-2 (Windass, Carbone)
COVENTRY (H) W2-1 (Collymore, Beagrie)

  • Won only 1 of their last 14 league games
  • Lost 6 of their last 9 games in all comps
  • Won only 4 of their last 21 games in all comps (including InterToto), two of these v 3rd Division Darlington
  • Won only 5 of their last 30 league games
  • Won only 2 of their last 8 home games in all comps
  • However, lost only 3 of their last 12 home games in all comps
  • Scored only 9 league goals so far this season - the lowest in the Premiership, and the only side not to reach double figures.
  • Not won away from home in the league since 24th April (at Sunderland) - 9 since
  • Scored only 3 goals away from home in the league so far this season, two of them in the last away match at Middlesbrough. This is the lowest in the Premiership.
  • Conceded 18 in their 8 away games so far, although Man City, Coventry (both 19) and Charlton (20) have conceded more
  • Only scored 4 goals in their last 14 away league games
  • Scored only 6 goals at home in the league so far this season - only Coventry (5) have scored fewer in the Premiership
  • Failed to score in 6 of their last 10 league games,

Top Scorers: Windass - 7 (2 lge, LC 2, 3 Euro) (1 pen)
Also: Carbone - 4 (2 lge, 2 LC), Mills (now Portsmouth) - 3 Euro

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

Last six league results:
CHELSEA (A) L0-3
SUNDERLAND (H) W2-1 (Sherwood, Armstrong)
ASTON VILLA (A) L0-2
LIVERPOOL (H) W2-1 (Ferdinand, Sherwood)
LEICESTER (H) W3-0 (Ferdinand 3)
MAN UTD (A) L0-2

  • Won only 4 of their last 11 league games
  • Lost 6 of their last 11 league games
  • Won only 1 of their last 13 league games away from home - at Leicester, 19th April (9 since)
  • Lost 10 of their last 13 league games away from home, including 7 out of 8 this season - only 1 point so far on their travels
  • Failed to score in 6 of their 9 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 10 of their last 13 home games in all comps
  • Won 9 of their last 11 home league games, including the last 4 in a row - unbeaten in those 11 games
  • Lost only 1 of their last 13 home games in all comps
  • Les Ferdinand has 4 goals in his last 3 apps

Top Scorer: Ferdinand - 6 lge
Also: Rebrov - 5 lge (1 pen), Leonhardsen - 4 (3 lge, 1 LC), Anderton/Carr/Sherwood - 2 (1 lge, 1 LC/2 lge/2 lge) (Anderton 2 pens)

Head to Head

  • Spurs have not won at Valley Parade since August 1935 (4 meetings since in all comps)
  • Bradford have won only 1 of the last 6 meetings here in all comps, in the FA Cup in January '89 (2 meetings since in all comps)
  • Bradford have not beaten Spurs at home in the league since April 1932 (4 league meetings since)
  • 3 of the last 4 meetings here in all comps have been drawn
  • There has never been a 0-0 draw here between the two sides
  • No player has ever been sent off in this fixture
  • No player has scored a hat trick in this fixture since Spurs' John Morrison hit 3 in a 5-1 win at White Hart Lane in October 1936
    Last Season: Bradford 1 (McCall) Tottenham 1 (Perry) - 12th September '99
    Also: Tottenham 1 (Iversen) Bradford 1 (Lawrence) - 4th March 2000

StatPack - By Dave Todd