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Premier League
How can Tanguy Ndombele redeem himself at Spurs?
19:01 Monday 16th March 2020

Tanguy Ndombele’s signing initially felt a real coup for Tottenham Hotspur. Clinching a highly-rated midfielder from the grasp of multiple European rivals helped Daniel Levy flex his influence. After a breakthrough campaign at Lyon, the…

Premier League
Is Mourinho reinventing Lucas Moura?
08:01 Tuesday 11th February 2020

Jose Mourinho's rollercoaster ride with Tottenham Hotspur continues. For every patch he slaps on a problem inherited from Mauricio Pochettino, another rip in the Spurs fabric emerges. Christian Eriksen left for Internazionale, Danny…

Premier League
Raheem Sterling penalty shout v Tottenham reveals important VAR misconception
08:00 Tuesday 4th February 2020

Before the fact, critics opposed to implementing Video-Assisted Review in the Premier League predicted the process would destroy the ‘fabric of the game’. While it’s difficult to argue that the time taken to review decisions…

Premier League
How can Steven Bergwijn help Tottenham Hotspur?
12:00 Sunday 2nd February 2020

After living life on the brink of success for five years, it all fell apart this term for Mauricio Pochettino and Tottenham Hotspur. Desperate fans believed Jose Mourinho's appointment would be the necessary catalyst. Then…

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…

Reviews
Book Review - The Long, Long Road To Wembley
19:01 Friday 10th January 2020

It started with a photo. An old black and white image of bygone days. A window into Bromley FC’s history when, on a glorious day at Wembley in 1949, Bromley lifted the FA Amateur Cup. That day, they became kings of non-league…

Managerial News
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Eight managers managing
08:01 Saturday 28th December 2019

On the eighth day of football, UEFA gave to me Eight managers managing, Seven sides-a-sinking, Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown, Three French clubs, Two title races and  Liverpool and Man City Welcome to this year's…

Non League
Can Ethan Walker live up to his reputation?
19:00 Wednesday 25th December 2019

Ethan Walker was 16 years and 156 days old when he made his league debut for Preston North End. While his peers were busy revising for their GCSEs or settling into their first year at college, Walker was running out onto the Deepdale turf to…

Rest Of The World
Marcus Edwards: Future England international?
12:01 Tuesday 24th December 2019

Marcus Edwards may not be familiar to most English football fans. The former Tottenham youngster made only a single senior league appearance in his home country; a brief outing as a substitute for Norwich in a 2-0 Championship defeat to Fulham.…

Championship
Can Preston become the Premier League's 50th club?
12:00 Saturday 23rd November 2019

The Championship may not be a top-flight league but winning it can be even sweeter than clinching higher profile tournaments such as the League or FA Cup. Earning the chance to play at English football's highest level alongside…

Premier League
Can Andre Onana replace Hugo Lloris at Spurs?
12:01 Thursday 7th November 2019

Despite his absence with a dislocated elbow, Hugo Lloris remains Tottenham Hotspur’s first-choice keeper. At 32, however, he's already reached his peak. His time with the North London side nears its end. Spurs must plan for that event.…

Premier League
Is Ryan Sessegnon the best replacement for a distraught Son Heung-min?
12:00 Tuesday 5th November 2019

In 2018/19, Tottenham Hotspur went the full campaign without signing a new player, drawing harsh criticism from all quarters. Spurs headed into the 2019/20 transfer market willing and ready to spend. They lavished over a £100 million…

Premier League
Should Spurs tap Bruno Fernandes to replace Eriksen?
09:00 Tuesday 5th November 2019

Tottenham's maiden appearance in a Champions League final raised fans' hopes for this season. Expectations were Mauricio Pochettino's squad would carry on in 2019/20. Instead, it's been a rough ride. Spurs began the season…

Premier League
Must Spurs move on from Eriksen in January?
09:00 Thursday 31st October 2019

Tottenham's stale lineup isn't even a fresh topic anymore. Mauricio Pochettino is buried under a mountain of criticism for indulging his old guard. At the fore of the wantaway movement stands midfielder Christian Eriksen. He went…

Premier League
What's Caused Dele Alli's Fall From Grace?
08:00 Tuesday 29th October 2019

Boldly, Mauricio Pochettino declared Dele Alli as the best player in his age group early in the Englishman's Tottenham career. Eighteen months in, though, the player finds his career at a sticking point and the manager wondering if he must…