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Author: Matt Jarvis

West Ham Likely To Start Strong Line Up As Spurs Rest Stars In Carabao Cup Tie

LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 29: Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino looks on before the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on October 29, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ashley Western/MB Media/Getty Images) Last Word on Football looks at the League Cup tie between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at the London Stadium. The teams met at the same stage of the competition last season at Wembley with West Ham coming from two down to win three two in a classic encounter. Having played in the Premier League against Manchester City...

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Kieran Trippier Error Hands Manchester City all Three Points at Wembley

LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 29: Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on October 29, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images) Before tonight’s Premier League fixture between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City, a minutes silence was observed in remembrance of the fallen of our armed forces and for those who so tragically died in a helicopter accident at Leicester City on Saturday night. All at Last Word on Football would like to offer their respects to...

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Spurs Face Stern Test of Title Credentials Against Manchester City

ENFIELD, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 26: Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham Hotspur during the Tottenham Hotspur training session at Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre on October 26, 2018 in Enfield, England. (Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty Images) Manchester City were knocked off top spot at the weekend by Liverpool but have the chance to return to the summit with victory at Wembley Stadium on Monday night. City travel Wembley to play Spurs on a pitch that was used for an NFL game over the weekend. Along with continuing stadium delays, the state of the pitch will not please...

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Wembley Remains Tottenham’s Home As Stadium Delays Continue

A general view of the ongoing construction of Tottenham Hotspur’s new White Hart Lane stadium in London. (Photo by Steven Paston/PA Images via Getty Images) Tottenham Hotspur should have been playing in their new, state of the art stadium by now. But there have been stadium delays due to safety issues. The date for the opening of the new stadium has come and gone and come and gone again. Tottenham have now confirmed that further stadium delays mean football will not be played at the new stadium until 2019. Last Word on Football looks at the latest and the...

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Spurs Give Themselves Mountain to Climb as Hugo Lloris Goes from Hero to Zero

EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS – OCTOBER 24: Hugo Lloris of Tottenham Hotspur is leaving the pitch after receiving a red card during the UEFA Champions League match between PSV v Tottenham Hotspur at the Philips Stadium on October 24, 2018 in Eindhoven Netherlands (Photo by Aaron van Zandvoort/Soccrates/Getty Images) Mauricio Pochettino spoke before the tie against PSV Eindhoven in Group B in the Champions League about how it would be a match that would ‘prove Spurs title credentials.’ What it ultimately proved was that Spurs have much to learn and Hugo Lloris can be World Class one minute, and a calamity...

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Tied Match Does Neither Team Any Good as Tottenham Errors Cost them Dear

EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS – OCTOBER 24: Hugo Lloris of Tottenham Hotspur receives a red card from referee Slavko Vincic during the UEFA Champions League match between PSV v Tottenham Hotspur at the Philips Stadium on October 24, 2018 in Eindhoven Netherlands (Photo by Edwin van Zandvoort/Soccrates/Getty Images) A must-win game ended in a 2-2 draw as the result suited neither team. PSV were outplayed for much of the game but it was Tottenham errors which decided yet another match in the Champions League. Tottenham Errors Cancel Out Dominate First Half Atletico Madrid started brightly but it was Tottenham who dominated...

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Both Teams in Dire Need of Points as Spurs Travel to PSV Eindhoven

LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 03: Lionel Messi of Barcelona celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Group B match of the UEFA Champions League between Tottenham Hotspur and FC Barcelona at Wembley Stadium on October 3, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by TF-Images/TF-Images via Getty Images) Both PSV Eindhoven and Tottenham Hotspur need to take maximum points from Wednesday night’s game to give them any sort of hope of reaching the Champions League knockout stages. Barcelona and Inter Milan have both seen off both PSV and Spurs with Lionel Messi starring in both games. PSV are...

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Marko Arnautovic and Harry Kane Key to West Ham v Tottenham Hotspur Match

LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 06: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Cardiff City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 6, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty Images) Tottenham Hotspur make the short trip to the London Stadium on Saturday 20th October for a 3 pm kick off against West Ham United. The two teams have had contrasting starts to the Premier League season. Marco Arnautovic has given West Ham a boost and looks set to play after recovering from a knee injury. Arnautovic...

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