Stop Press: Important Gareth Bale News

Look at him, so eager!

Look at him, so eager!

I totally forgot to mention this in yesterday’s Six-Pointer but I think it deserves its own post anyway. Yes, two years after signing, Gareth Bale has won his first ever league game in a Tottenham shirt! Well done Gareth! He played a huge role in the 5-0 win over Burnley, coming on after 85 minutes when Spurs were 4-0 up and attaining a 100% successful pass rate with his one pass to Niko Kranjcar.

Like I said, a vital cog...

Like I said, a vital cog...

To be fair to Gareth he only played 25 league games since joining Spurs but even if you were a new Derby signing in 2007/08 you would not have to had to wait that long for a league win (Giles Barnes waited 21 games). Anyway I think he deserves some recognition:




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5 Responses to “Stop Press: Important Gareth Bale News”

  1. Patrick Andre Says:

    Love your blog man, fun to see other serious fantasy players thoughts about the game, so keep up the good work!

    And I also wondered which tools you use in your analysis, refering to the gareth bale fact;)

  2. Football Guy Says:

    I thought the Bale stat was only for games he started?

    • thesportboys Says:

      Nah it turns out it counted sub appearances too. That’s what made it so amazing!

  3. football avatars Says:

    Great idea regarding this applause video. 🙂

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