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S 64%
P 71.25%
U 60.25%
R 64.25%
S 57.25%
= 63.6%

Form Guide May 2013


P  W  D  L   F-A  GD  Pts
4  3  1  0   6-3  3   10
Pos:- 5th

April 2013 figures
Last year's figures
May 2012

Adebayor edges Spurs Odyssey Player of the Month vote

Surprise, surprise! The scapegoat of many Spurs fans throughout this season, striker Emmanuel Adebayor has won his first Spurs Odyssey Player of the Month award since his first games for us back in September, 2011!

How did that happen? Well, despite all the attention given to star player Gareth Bale, who did score another two magnificent game-winning goals this month, Adebayor has come good towards the end of this season. The Togolese striker got his first man of the match award in April, with a thoroughly good performance against Everton, and capped that with his best game of the season in this month's 2-2 draw at Chelsea, where he scored easily his best goal in a Tottenham shirt.

Adebayor, also scored well in our last two games, and it is only a source of major frustration for most observers that he has only found his best form right at the end of what has been a very poor season for him. Adebayor has scored only 8 goals all season, and four of these have come in the last two months.

Already, the newspaper transfer gossip is suggesting that Adebayor may be one to leave Spurs in the summer, but at his best, and we have seen that in May, Adebayor remains one of the post powerful and athletic of forwards, with the ability to impose himself on the opposition to the benefit of his team and his team-mates. It would be ironic if he does go, because he will have started and ended his Spurs career on a high.

Adebayor just edged out Gareth Bale and Hugo Lloris this month. Adebayor scored 7.075, against Bale and Lloris's 7 out of 10. That Chelsea performance, which was deemed the best individual perfomance of the month made the difference.

Jan Vertonghen also scored very highly, and it is no co-incidence that Bale, Lloris and Vertonghen have scored highly in the player grades for the season, which can be viewed below. I shall comment more upon those results in the forthcoming season review.

Form-wise, the team did better in May, than it had in April, winning three of our four games, but sadly, over the last two months, we drew too many games, and Arsenal finished one point better than us. The record Premier League total of 72 points is scant consolation for missing out on Champions League football yet again.

Still to come this month on Spurs Odyssey will be the review of the season, with plenty of reference to Gareth Bale and his goals! Picking a goal of the season will be hard, won't it!

...if you want to read reports of the matches played during this month, then links are on the Spurs Odyssey Fixtures page here. By working your way back through the previous month's figures, you can review the performances since November 2000!

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

The Spursometer was brought to you by Spurs Odyssey in association with My Eyes Have Seen The Glory.

All the Spurs Stats you could hope for here! THFC6061 Sports Stats

Player Played Sub Used Sub Not Used Booked Sent Off Goals Grades
 1. Heurelho GOMES - - 2 - - -  
 2. Clint DEMPSEY 32 11 - 5 - 12 5.86
 3. Danny ROSE - - - - - -  
 4. Younes KABOUL 1 - - - - - 6.7
 5. Jan VERTONGHEN 48 1 5 9 1 6 6.83
 6. Tom HUDDLESTONE 17 11 13 3 1 - 5.79
 7. Aaron LENNON 43 3 3 1 - 4 6.57
 8. Scott PARKER 23 6 - 2 - - 6.29
 9. - - - - - -  
10. Emmanuel ADEBAYOR 27 7 1 4 1 8 5.69
10. Rafael van der VAART 1 1 - - - - 6.15
11. Gareth BALE 44 - - 11 - 26 7.07
12. - - - - - -  
13. William GALLAS 21 3 9 4 - 1 6.02
14. - - - - - -  
15. David BENTLEY - - - - - -  
16. Kyle NAUGHTON 24 2 23 3 - - 5.97
17. - - - - - -  
18. Jermain DEFOE 34 9 2 4 - 15 6.14
19. Mousa DEMBELE 34 8 - 5 - 2 6.62
20. Michael DAWSON 29 5 12 5 - 2 6.57
21. Jermaine JENAS - 1 1 - - - 4.4
22. Gylfi SIGURDSSON 21 27 5 - - 7 6.06
23. Carlo CUDICINI 1 - 10 - - - 6.7
23. Lewis HOLTBY 7 10 4 2 - - 6.34
24. Brad FRIEDEL 20 - 27 1 - - 6.52
25. Hugo LLORIS 33 - 14 - - - 6.95
26. - - - - - -  
27. Yago FALQUE 2 3 8 - - - 6.12
28. Kyle WALKER 48 2 3 9 - - 6.12
29. Jake LIVERMORE 6 12 20 4 - - 5.56
30. Cordeiro SANDRO 26 1 1 4 - 1 6.96
31. Andros TOWNSEND 2 8 14 1 - 1 6.05
32. Benoit Assou-Ekotto 18 4 5 3 - 1 6.02
33. Steven CAULKER 26 2 20 - - 2 6.42
34. - - - - - -  
35. - - - - - -  
36. - - - - - -  
37. Harry KANE - 1 - - - - 5.3
38. Ryan MASON 1 2 3 - - - 5.83
39. Adam SMITH 1 - 2 - - - 6.4
45. Jonathan OBIKA - 2 - - - - 5.05
46. Tom CARROLL 4 10 10 1 - - 6.19
57. Jordan ARCHER - - 1 - - - -
58. Dean PARRETT - - 1 - - - -
59. Kevin STEWART - - 1 - - - -
Own Goals - - - - - 5  
TOTAL MATCHES PLAYED Goals Scored Goals Against          
54 97 63