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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
Can Spurs challenge for top-four without Pochettino?
19:30 Wednesday 20th November 2019

To dare is to do. The Tottenham Hotspur motto. Well, for the supporters crying #PochOut after every negative result, Daniel Levy didn’t just dare, he did it. Mauricio Pochettino was shown the door by Tottenham Hotspur. Hopefully,…

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,…

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…

Tactics
Could switching to 4-3-3 work for Spurs?
08:01 Saturday 19th October 2019

Tottenham Hotspur began an upward curve when Mauricio Pochettino took over in 2014. Now, in his sixth year in charge, they've gone over a precipice. Is it stagnation? Apart from moving to a new stadium, everything has remained…

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
Is Lo Celso's injury a concern for Pochettino?
12:01 Saturday 14th September 2019

Tottenham Hotspur hoped to start afresh after the season's shaky beginning but misfortune struck again. While on duty for Argentina in a friendly against Chile, new signing Giovani Lo Celso suffered a groin injury. The club confirmed the…

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…

Football
Can Erik Lamela turn his Spurs career around?
08:00 Sunday 1st September 2019

To make it in football, you must not only be exceptionally good but also exceptionally lucky. Where would Lionel Messi be if Barcelona hadn't thought it worthwhile to give a pre-teen expensive hormone treatments to counteract the condition…

Premier League
Can Ryan Sessegnon succeed with Spurs?
08:01 Tuesday 13th August 2019

Being the most frugal club among the Premier League top-six, eyebrows raised when Tottenham Hotspur spent upwards of £20 million on Fulham's teenage sensation, Ryan Sessegnon. For the team who dared go one full campaign without spending…

Premier League
How did Tottenham Hotspur spend their summer?
19:00 Monday 12th August 2019

Tottenham Hotspur seemed set to start their 2019/20 Premier League campaign with only two new signings. Spurs had chased Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon and Real Betis’ Giovani Lo Celso almost since the transfer window opened.…

Premier League
Top 10 Premier League summer signings
08:01 Saturday 10th August 2019

After nearly two months of rumours and drama, the Premier League transfer window has finally closed. Deadline Day was its usual frantic self. Most sides didn’t wait till the final minute to rope in their prized assets but Arsenal and…

Premier League
2019/20 Premier League preview
12:01 Friday 9th August 2019

If you’re the type to draw conclusions from singular events, then the Community Shield bodes well for a repeat of last season’s down-to-the-wire title race between Manchester City and Liverpool. Raheem Sterling’s early opener…

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…

Transfers
Where does Giovani Lo Celso fit in at Tottenham Hotspur?
12:00 Wednesday 7th August 2019

Tottenham Hotspur has signed two players this window after not acquiring any new faces during the last two windows combined. The Lilywhites are moving in for a third acquisition in Giovani Lo Celso. The Argentine has come on…