Author Archives: Guardian Staff


Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City: match preview

By | 9th February 2019

Nobody has been more voluble than Mauricio Pochettino about why Tottenham cannot be expected to win the title but they continue to cling onto the leaders’ coat-tails. Three times in three matches they have scored late winners and the impression has bee…


Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United: match preview

By | 1st February 2019

Newcastle have lost seven consecutive games at Wembley since they won the FA Cup in 1955 but they will arrive with renewed optimism after their surprise win against Manchester City in midweek. Their new No 10, Miguel Almirón, is unavailable as he await…

Everton v Cardiff City: match preview

By | 23rd November 2018

Cardiff have not won at Goodison Park since 1926, a year before their FA Cup win. With a paltry two away goals for the season – a Football League low – they would presumably be more than happy with a point as Neil Warnock counts down to January when he…

Wolves v Tottenham Hotspur: match preview

By | 2nd November 2018

After successive defeats for the first time under Nuno Espírito Santo’s management positivity in Wolverhampton has dipped slightly. The manager has said Diogo Jota, who scored 17 goals last season compared to none in nine starts this term, will be unav…

West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur: match preview

By | 19th October 2018

Tottenham have been stretched by injuries in recent weeks and they will be without Dele Alli, Danny Rose and Jan Vertonghen at the London Stadium. After holding Chelsea and beating Manchester United in their past two home games, West Ham can be forgive…

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Watford: match preview

By | 19th October 2018

Wolves are meeting and arguably exceeding the incredibly high expectations set of them this season. Just one defeat from 10 matches in all competitions is testament to how well Nuno Espírito Santo is doing. He could name the same team for the ninth suc…