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S 58.33%
P 68.33%
U 63.33%
R 68.33%
S 55%
= 62.66%

Form Guide May 2005


P  W  D  L  F - A  GD  Pts
3  1  1  1  5 - 2  3   4
 
Pos:- 9TH

April 2005 figures
Last year's figures
May 2004

There were only three matches for Spurs in the month of May 2005, and sadly, only one of those was worthy of mention. That of course was the magnificent 5-1 win over a poor Aston Villa side, that technically remained UEFA Cup contenders, even after that defeat.

Spurs hopes were lifted by that result, only to be quickly deflated by an insipid away performance at The Riverside, where we failed to score, and failed to really compete with the sort of vigour expected of a Premiership side, challenging for Europe.

The following week, we again failed to score against Blackburn, since when Martin Jol has admitted he had told the players to "be nice", perhaps explaining the lack of competitive edge. That strategy may yet bear fruit, as Spurs are in the Fair Play League Draw taking place on 5th June, when they COULD win an entry to the UEFA Cup, after all.

Simon Davies is pictured this month, for that scintillating dislay against Villa. Ironically, after giving us his best game for the whole season, it looks like he will be going to Everton. I don't think his replacement is on Spurs' books at present, and we do need a winger with genuine pace to fill the number 7 shirt.Full details of Davies Spurs career can be found here.

Look out for the Spursometer/Review of the season, coming soon!

...if you want to remind yourself of the matches played during this month, then See the Fixtures page here. By working your way back through the previous month's figures, you can review the performances over the last 4 years!

Key:
S Skill levels
P Pluck (ie effort)
U Unforced errors*
R Resolve (defensive ability)
S Score ratio (goals to shots)
= Overall mark Total Percentage
Percentages given for each category.

* less errors equals a higher mark

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Simon Davies on the ball in the Aston Villa game. Davies had a fantastic match, and as the official Man of the Match - Andy Reid - said, Simon really deserved the award. It was the best Spurs performance of the month, and it is ironic that Davies is about to leave for Everton

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