Manchester City vs Tottenham: Preview & Prediction
Feb14

Manchester City vs Tottenham: Preview & Prediction

Fourth-placed Manchester City will look to get their title challenge back on track when they host second-placed Tottenham Hotspur on Valentine’s Day at the Etihad Stadium. The Citizens were beaten 3-1 at home by top of the table Leicester City last weekend, and Manuel Pellegrini will know his side can’t afford to lose any more ground on the sides above them. Star striker Sergio Aguero has been his team’s key man in recent weeks,...

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Head-to-Head: Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City) vs Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur)
Feb14

Head-to-Head: Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City) vs Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur)

It’s second vs fourth in the Premier League title race at the Etihad in Sunday’s late game, with both sides playing catch-up to Leicester City, and this clash is likely to be one of the decisive games in the run-in. Nicolas Otamendi has endured a difficult time in Manchester since his big-money transfer from Valencia last summer. The £32 million man has been regularly criticised in recent weeks, but manager Manuel Pellegrini will be...

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Premier League Valentine’s Day Themed Squad: Dating Baines, Victor Roses & more
Feb12

Premier League Valentine’s Day Themed Squad: Dating Baines, Victor Roses & more

With Valentine’s Day coming up on Sunday, we at Shoot decided that we would come up with a love-themed Premier League squad, with a chairman, manager and stadium. Yes, of course we’ve updated some names so they fit into the criteria by being as imaginative as we can, but Jason ‘Puncheon above your weight’ is brilliant, right? Let us know @_shootfootball if you think any other names could have made it into our...

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Tottenham’s Valentine Star: Who is Spurs’ most loved player?
Feb11

Tottenham’s Valentine Star: Who is Spurs’ most loved player?

Name: Dele Alli Position: Midfielder Tottenham’s 19-year-old sensation has become a vital part of Spurs’ title challenge as he has won plaudits week after week for his string of impressive displays since he joined up with Mauricio Pochettino’s first-team squad last summer. To say Alli’s impact on the Premier League this season has been impressive would be an understatement. At 19, he has already had comparisons to some of the Premier...

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Tottenham and West Ham eye Barcelona’s £19.5m-rated out-of-favour defender
Feb10

Tottenham and West Ham eye Barcelona’s £19.5m-rated out-of-favour defender

Tottenham and West Ham United could go head-to-head this summer in a bid to sign Spain international Marc Bartra, according to Mundo Deportivo (via Football Espana). The Premier League duo, who currently sit second and sixth in the standings respectively, are said to be keeping close tabs on the FC Barcelona defender ahead of the close of the 2015-16 campaign. The 25-year-old, who has six international caps for his country, has scored...

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Forget about a top four finish, Tottenham are targeting top spot
Feb09

Forget about a top four finish, Tottenham are targeting top spot

If at the start of the season; you’d have told me that after 25 games: Spurs would be second in the league; ahead of rivals Arsenal on goal difference and with the best goal difference in the league (and by some considerable distance as well, five better off than second best Manchester City) and Tottenham have the best defence in the league, I would have thought you were an absolute maniac! If you’d have then told me that Leicester...

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