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Premier League
Is midfield Mourinho's biggest Spurs challenge?
15:01 Saturday 11th January 2020

It has a been over a month since Jose Mourinho took charge at Tottenham Hotspur and reality is suddenly setting in. Spurs, like any other team, had a huge uplift when the new boss came in winning four of their first five, scoring 16 goals in…

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How will Tanguy Ndombele improve Tottenham Hotspur?
09:00 Saturday 6th July 2019

So, Tottenham Hotspur fans are celebrating even before the start of pre-season. Heck, why shouldn’t they? They’ve every right to as the North London club announced not one, but two signings four days ago. Fans rejoiced…

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Why Spurs already exceeded expectations this season
09:00 Monday 13th May 2019

Amid the shock and dismay in the Johan Cruijff Arena last Wednesday, there was ecstasy from one section of the stands after Lucas Moura completed his hattrick to complete Tottenham's comeback against Ajax and book a place in the Champions…

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Can Crystal Palace hurt already wounded Spurs?
08:00 Sunday 27th January 2019

Giant slayers, aren’t they? Well, this would’ve been beyond any question if Crystal Palace would’ve come with at least something at Anfield last weekend. But unfortunately, they lost 4-3 to Liverpool. Despite the loss, there…

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How a tactical switch would help Tottenham with their central midfield woes
15:00 Monday 13th August 2018

Tottenham Hotspur, the sole side in the Premier League who didn’t manage to sign one single player in the recently concluded summer transfer window. Now, Mauricio Pochettino will have to do with last season’s squad; until…

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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…

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Tottenham's Squad Review - Who Stays and Who Goes in Midfield
15:00 Thursday 19th July 2018

Tottenham's 2017/18 was a minor setback in their progress towards a Premier League title. Midfielders' development stagnated. Mauricio Pochettino's style is built upon break-neck speed. Spurs use it to transition from defence and…

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Why Tottenham's Mousa Dembele must consider his next career move carefully
09:00 Thursday 19th July 2018

Moments arrive when even the best footballers are forced into making tough decisions to advance their career. The primary example this summer is Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid, but Mousa Dembele is no different. The Tottenham midfielder…

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Crystal Palace 0-1 Tottenham: Lunchtime kick-offs spoil the football
19:00 Sunday 25th February 2018

Noon kickoffs are always turgid. Sky and BT Sports have created a duopoly on Premier League broadcasts and, handed this power, seek to maximise their profits. The 12 pm slot is a perfect example of putting audience above quality. Lunch is the…

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Mousa Dembele: The perfect modern-day midfielder
12:30 Wednesday 14th February 2018

'Ohhh Mousa Dembele' the travelling Tottenham Hotspur fans sung in Turin, as their midfield maestro put in another world-class performance when the pressure was on. Mauricio Pochettino's men found themselves 2-0 down with just nine…

Tottenham’s inactivity in the transfer market this summer – what’s the consequence?
17:05 Thursday 20th July 2017

While other clubs seem to be going about their business actively in the transfer market, sealing several deals fast and early – Manchester United have added Romelu Lukaku to their team, Arsenal have signed Alexandre Lacazette, while Everton…

Mousa Dembele - The unspoken, underrated and underappreciated cog
18:00 Thursday 27th April 2017

Tottenham Hotspur could well be the best team in the country. For all their wonderful players, the one who is essential to it all is the one who is spoken about the least: Mousa Dembele.

European Football
Who Will Stop Belgium In The 2014 World Cup?
08:46 Saturday 30th November 2013

With Belgium qualified for the 2014 World Cup Sean Gibson takes a look at the teams chances in Brazil. Incidentally, the 2002 campaign saw Marc Wilmots captain Belgium to the last 16. The former Schalke midfielder has now earned his opportunity…