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Posted on 30 March 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).

StatPack by Dave Todd

ARSENAL
(2nd/Highbury/Arsene Wenger (Sept 96)/The Gunners)
Last six league results:
BRADFORD (H) W2-0 (Parlour, Lauren)
COVENTRY (A) W1-0 (Bergkamp)
IPSWICH (H) W1-0 (Henry)
MAN UTD (A) L1-6 (Henry)
WEST HAM (H) W3-0 (Wiltord 3)
ASTON VILLA (A) D0-0
* Lost only 2 of their last 16 games in all comps
* Won 9 of their last 13 games in all comps
* Won 12 of their 15 home league games so far this season - Chelsea, Derby and Sunderland are the only sides to escape Highbury with a point so far this season
* Unbeaten at home in the league so far this season - the only team in the Premiership undefeated at home
* Unbeaten at home in their last 21 league games - last home league defeat to Liverpool, 13th February 2000
* Clean sheets in 9 of their last 12 home league games - conceded only 4 goals in these 12 games
* Conceded only 8 goals at home in the league this season, only Man Utd (7) have conceded fewer
* Won only 1 of their last 9 away from home in the league, at Coventry, 3rd February (2 since)
* Lost 8 of their last 15 games away from home in all comps
* Scored only 10 goals away from home this season in the league, only Bradford (7) and Leicester (9) have scored fewer
* Clean sheets in 10 of their last 14 games home and away in all comps.
* Kanu has only 1 goal in his last 21 league games - v Newcastle, 9th December (6 since). However, Kanu has not appeared in a league game for the Gunners since 30th January (v Bradford)
* Dennis Bergkamp has only 1 goal in his last 13 Premiership appearances, v Coventry, 3rd February (3 since)

Top Scorer: Henry - 19 (15 lge, 1 FAC, 3 CL)
Also: Wiltord - 12 (5 lge, 6 FAC, 1 CL), Bergkamp/Parlour/Pires/Vieira - 5 (3 lge, 1 FAC, 1 CL/4 lge, 1 CL/2 lge, 2 FAC, 1 CL/5 lge)

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TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR
(11th/White Hart Lane/Glenn Hoddle (March 2001/Spurs)
Last six league results:
WEST HAM (A) D0-0
CHARLTON (H) D0-0
MAN CITY (A) W1-0 (Rebrov)
LEEDS (H) L1-2 (Ferdinand)
DERBY (A) L1-2 (West og)
COVENTRY (H) W3-0 (Iversen, Ferdinand, Rebrov)
* Set to appointed Glenn Hoddle as successor to George Graham
* Lost only 2 of their last 13 games in all comps
* Won only 3 of their last 15 league games
* Drawn 4 of their last 8 league games 0-0
* Won only 1 of their last 16 league games away from home
* Lost 13 of their last 20 league games away from home, including 10 out of 15 this season - only 7 points so far on their travels
* Failed to score in 10 of their 18 games away from home in all comps so far this season
* Only Bradford (7) and Leicester (9) have scored fewer goals away from home in the league than Spurs' 10
* Lost only 1 of their last 18 home league games, to Leeds, 24th February
* Won 12 of their last 20 home games in all comps
* Clean sheets in 8 of their last 12 games in all comps - conceded only 8 goals in those 12 games
* However, failed to score in 7 of their last 12 league games
* Chris Armstrong has 48 league goals for Spurs, although he is yet to appear in 2001

Top Scorer: Rebrov - 12 (9 lge, 3 FAC) (1 pen)
Also: Ferdinand - 9 lge, Leonhardsen - 5 (3 lge, 1 FAC, 1 LC), Anderton - 4 (2 lge, 1 FAC, 1 LC) (3 pens)

Head to Head
* A Spurs win would be their 50th over Arsenal in all competitions
* Spurs have won only once in the Premiership at Highbury, in the first Prem season in May '93 (7 since in all comps). This is their only win in their last 15 league visits here.
* However, Arsenal have won only 2 of the last 8 league meetings here
* 5 of the last 7 meetings at Highbury have been drawn
* 3 of the last 5 meetings at Highbury have ended 0-0
* Spurs have failed to score in 9 of their last 14 visits to Highbury in all comps
* No player has scored a hat trick in this fixture since Alan Sunderland hit 3 in Arsenal's 5-0 win at White Hart Lane in December '78
This Season: Tottenham 1 (Rebrov) Arsenal 1 (Vieira) - 18th December 2000
Last Season: Arsenal 2 (Armstrong og, Henry) Tottenham 1 (Armstrong) - 19th March 2000 (Grimandi (Arsenal) sent off)