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Premier League
Sympathising with Jose Mourinho
17:00 Saturday 14th March 2020

When Tottenham Hotspur made the incredibly bold decision to sack Mauricio Pochettino, Daniel Levy would've understood the risks involved. The businessman from Essex simply had to get his next appointment bang on, after all, this is a side…

Premier League
Does Adam Webster define the contemporary centre-back?
08:01 Saturday 29th February 2020

Adam Webster arrived in the Premier League last summer when Brighton matched their club-record transfer fee, paying Bristol City £20 million. He'd been with the Robins for a single season, coming over from Ipswich Town. He made 45…

Premier League
Spurs still looking lethargic despite Mourinho switch
12:31 Wednesday 1st January 2020

They say fortune favours the brave. Well, Tottenham Hotspur's man in command certainly has guts. When Daniel Levy took the decision to sack Mauricio Pochettino, just six months after reaching a Champions League final, the footballing world…

Premier League
Can Dennis Cirkin help with Tottenham's defensive problems?
09:00 Tuesday 31st December 2019

Jose Mourinho has done a decent job since taking over at Tottenham. The Portuguese manager returned the side to winning ways after Mauricio Pochettino failed to maintain the high standard he initially set at White Hart Lane. The Argentine's…

Premier League
Spurs not an easy turnaround for Mourinho
08:01 Saturday 30th November 2019

It’s been just a week. Regardless, many observers are gushing over the effect Jose Mourinho's appointment has on the Tottenham Hotspur squad following Mauricio Pochettino's dismissal. Obsession regarding Mourinho is understandable…

Premier League
Jose Mourinho: Spurs saviour or not so special anymore?
18:31 Wednesday 20th November 2019

"When he [Frank Lampard] decided to go to a direct competitor then love stories are over."--Jose Mourinho on Frank Lampard joining Manchester City on loan, 2014 After Porto, Chelsea twice, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Manchester United,…

Managerial News
Sacking Pochettino only makes things worse for Tottenham
08:01 Tuesday 8th October 2019

Canadian rockers The Tragically Hip recorded a song called Boots and Hearts, noting that the two items had something in common. When it starts to fall apart, Man, it really falls apart. Mauricio Pochettino should have the tune on his playlist.…

Premier League
Will Poch ever break his trophy curse?
11:31 Saturday 28th September 2019

The midweek defeat against fourth-tier Colchester United not only extended Spurs’ woeful away record but ousted them from the EFL Cup far too early. Mauricio Pochettino will shrug off the importance of a secondary domestic competition…

Premier League
Why Spurs have questions to answer coming off the international break
08:01 Monday 9th September 2019

When the summer transfer season closed in England, many believed that Tottenham Hotspur had done the best business - in terms of both incomings and outgoings. Kieran Trippier was amongst the several who departed. It was rather surprising…

Premier League
2019/20 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League preview
15:01 Wednesday 7th August 2019

Mauricio Pochettino cultivated a habit of finishing in the top four at Tottenham Hotspur. Last season was no different although they allowed their hold on third place to slip at season's end. This was the fourth consecutive season in which…

Premier League
Premier League Preview: Tottenham still not spending, not spent either
09:00 Tuesday 7th August 2018

Tottenham Hotspur’s last campaign can be viewed from two perspectives. In one sense, they regressed, taking fewer points, scoring fewer goals,  conceding more. In another, the Lilywhites over-performed, punching above their financial…

Premier League
Tottenham's Squad Review - Who Stays and Who Goes in Defence
15:00 Wednesday 18th July 2018

With the World Cup now concluded, all focus returns to the Premier League. The English top-flight campaign starts next month and the summer transfer window closes on August 9th.  Mauricio Pochettino’s playing style demands rock solid…

World Cup
Intoxication and Expectation: Belgium at the World Cup
12:00 Sunday 3rd June 2018

Anyone who's someone in the beer world views Belgium as the centre of the universe. Even the national flag looks like a taster set, porter on the left, an amber in the middle and ruby red on the right. In footballing terms, the country…

Premier League
Courtois must raise his game for Belgium at the World Cup
09:30 Friday 23rd March 2018

It is a known fact that Chelsea shot-stopper Thibaut Courtois ranks among the world's best. Perhaps Chelsea’s shambolic title defence has affected him. Perhaps it's his indecision regarding his future. No one knows…

Premier League
Premier League Team of the Season so far
14:00 Tuesday 28th November 2017

With over a third of the season completed, now is a good time to evaluate the Premier League. Manchester City is the standout team. The Citizens lead the way having remained unbeaten, failing to win just one game. Neighbours Manchester United…