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Premier League
Much ado about nothing; Declan Rice handball more comedy than tragedy
12:01 Monday 13th January 2020

Last spring, a cross whipped into the Manchester City penalty area first found Fernando Llorente’s arm then the net behind Ederson Moraes. Tottenham’s long, lean Spanish forward hadn’t scored often as Harry Kane’s emergency…

Premier League
Should Spurs shop for another striker?
09:02 Sunday 12th January 2020

Tottenham Hotspur’s honeymoon period under Jose Mourinho is over. The free-wheeling romp through the first five matches ended with them stuck in a muddy track. With just one win in their last five games, the reality of the Special One's…

European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Four calls blown
08:00 Tuesday 24th December 2019

On the fourth day of football, UEFA gave to me Four calls blown, Three French clubs, Two title races and  Liverpool and Man City Welcome to this year's edition of the 12 Days of Football on It's Round and It's White. Over the…

Premier League
Can Manchester United fans be rational about Daniel Sturridge?
15:01 Saturday 10th August 2019

The Premier League transfer window is closed. No players on another club’s books can be signed in England’s top flight until January. Players can be sold, however, and other European clubs will still be buying until 2 September.…

Premier League
Can Harry Kane's injury work in Son Heung-Min's favour?
12:00 Wednesday 17th April 2019

The dark clouds contained a silver lining for Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday night. Their moment of sheer horror upon seeing Harry Kane limp off was replaced with joyful exuberance. One closed door opened up another one when Son Heung-Min produced…

Premier League
Which backup striker should Manchester United sign in the summer?
08:00 Saturday 2nd March 2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s firmly in control of the driving seat at Manchester United, who are playing like the old days under a manager whose own values mimics that off Sir Alex Ferguson. The Norwegian’s inherited the best out of Paul…

Premier League
How will Tottenham cope without Harry Kane?
08:00 Wednesday 23rd January 2019

As the full-time whistle blew on the recent Premier League encounter between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United, Spurs fans could be forgiven if their thoughts weren’t entirely on the result. Tottenham lost the game by one goal to…

Premier League
Fernando Llorente needs a chance to impress at Tottenham
08:00 Friday 14th December 2018

Just two seasons ago Fernando Llorente was enjoying a successful maiden Premier League season. The Spanish international joined Swansea City in August 2016, having played for Athletic Bilbao, Juventus and Sevilla. He went onto score 15 times…

Premier League
Tottenham's Squad Review - Who Stays and Who Goes in Attack
15:00 Saturday 21st July 2018

Tottenham’s forward line has been the talk of Europe for quite some time. Their forwards have repaid the massive faith Mauricio Pochettino showed in. That is especially the case for Harry Kane, 2017's most prolific European scorer.…

Premier League
Tottenham’s Fernando Llorente experiment hasn’t worked
08:30 Friday 30th March 2018

Tottenham thought it might need to finish the season without striker Harry Kane. The English international picked up an ankle injury earlier in the month and the initial prognosis was discouraging. Now, Mauricio Pochettino is hoping he…

Fa Cup
Tottenham Hotspur 6-1 Rochdale: Talking points, standout stars
10:30 Thursday 1st March 2018

Tottenham Hotspur hosted Rochdale in an FA Cup 5th Round replay yesterday. The snowfall was in no mood to come to a halt. Nor were Mauricio Pochettino's attack or the video review official. Amidst many VAR deliberations, Spurs won…

Premier League
Tottenham will make the top 4
11:30 Tuesday 13th February 2018

The North London Derby was a very entertaining game even though the scoreline didn’t reflect the frenetic back-and-forth between the two rivals. Tottenham won courtesy Harry Kane’s 23rd league goal. Mauricio Pochettino's…

Premier League
Swansea must reinforce its squad in January to retain top tier status
09:30 Tuesday 12th December 2017

Swansea City is experiencing ill fortune this season in the Premier League. Having accumulated just 12 points in 16 games, its bad run has seen it drop into the relegation zone. Swans may be in worse condition come the New Year. December…

Premier League
Mauricio Pochettino struggling to best utilise Fernando Llorente
13:00 Wednesday 29th November 2017

Tottenham Hotspur suffered a 2-1 defeat to Leicester City on Tuesday evening and even a 20-minute cameo from Fernando Llorente did little to change the outcome. The Spanish striker, signed for £14m on deadline day from Swansea City,…

Opinion
Should Swansea City start worrying about their Premier League status?
09:45 Monday 30th October 2017

Swansea City suffered a 2-1 defeat to Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. It was their fourth defeat from last five games. Such form has seen them hurtling down the table, and the reality is that they may be in for another…