Author Archives: Guardian Staff


Watford v Tottenham: match preview

By | 17th January 2020

Watford are on an incredible run and huge credit must be given to Nigel Pearson and his squad for the potentially season-saving turnaround. José Mourinho needs to stop Troy Deeney from running rampant for Tottenham to stand a chance of not becoming the…


Liverpool v Wolves: match preview

By | 28th December 2019

Liverpool’s thumping win at Leicester extinguished any fears that their mid-season trip to Qatar might disrupt their march towards the title, while Wolves’ comeback win over 10-man Manchester City leaves Jürgen Klopp’s side 14 points clear of the defen…


Norwich v Tottenham: match preview

By | 27th December 2019

José Mourinho’s hand has been forced with regard to squad rotation, with Moussa Sissoko, Harry Winks and Son Heung-min suspended. Giovani Lo Celso is likely to make his first start under Mourinho, while Dele Alli is a doubt with cramp. Mourinho will be…

Tottenham v Burnley: match preview

By | 6th December 2019

Tottenham were strangely passive in defeat at Manchester United on Wednesday – the first bump in the road for José Mourinho. It felt as though the players were preoccupied by what United might do, rather than how they might impose themselves. Had Mouri…

Burnley v Crystal Palace: match preview

By | 29th November 2019

Burnley are showing much more consistency after an uneven startand have climbed to seventh, sitting proudly above Arsenal, Manchester United and Spurs with not even a hint of dissatisfaction with the manager. Crystal Palace have lost their past three g…

West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur: match preview

By | 22nd November 2019

José Mourinho would love to begin his reign at Tottenham by heightening the pressure on Manuel Pellegrini. Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement has rarely seen eye-to-eye with his West Ham counterpart, whose side have slipped towards the bottom three duri…