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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
Roy Keane doesn't want to hear about sacking Solskjaer
12:00 Friday 28th February 2020

As a studio analyst, Roy Keane’s bullshit metre is more finely calibrated than Lewis Hamilton’s Ferrari. Among other benefits, the Irishman’s early warning system doesn’t allow Jamie Carragher to get a word in edgewise.…

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…

Italy
Luis Alberto: Liverpool castoff, Lazio superstar
09:01 Tuesday 7th January 2020

Barring an epic collapse even by their standards, Liverpool will finally lift the Premier League trophy this year. In large part, the Reds' recent success is due to shrewd transfer policy, moulding lesser-known talents into…

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…

Reviews
Review: Clive Allen, Up Front - My Autobiography
17:00 Monday 16th December 2019

Jimmy Greaves, Gary Lineker, Harry Kane, each a great Tottenham striker who doesn't hold the club record for most goals scored in a season. That accolade goes to Clive Allen and his incredible 49-goal haul in 1986/87. It’s…

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
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
Tottenham's tested patience finally rewarded with new White Hart Lane
09:00 Wednesday 27th March 2019

The new White Hart Lane finally opened over the international break. Expect Tottenham to play their next home game at the freshly minted ground. Spurs anticipated opening the ground midway through the 2017/18 season, then to open this…

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 out of sorts? It must be early doors
08:00 Wednesday 26th September 2018

What's going on at White Hart Lane? The construction process is taking longer than expected, much longer. There are reports about the emergency alarms not working, labourers doing coke and what not. The new stadium's construction…

Premier League
Was Tottenham's stadium shambles the reason for quiet summer?
09:00 Saturday 18th August 2018

On Monday, Tottenham Hotspur announced that the opening of their new stadium would be delayed due to issues with critical safety systems. They were due to play their first game at their new home, built on the site of the old White Hart Lane,…

Premier League
Equal Time: Why Tottenham didn't need to spend
15:00 Friday 10th August 2018

A false narrative drives football towards the season’s opening weekend. Clubs must spend to improve. Otherwise, they'll be left behind by clubs who do. The flaw in this reasoning is the assumption teams automatically improve…

Premier League
Daniel Levy, Mauricio Pochettino should offset Spurs fans' transfer panic
09:00 Friday 21st July 2017

Tottenham hasn't made a significant signing in the transfer window. No worries, Spurs fans. With Daniel Levy and Mauricio Pochettino in charge, everything will be fine. Here are two questions with conflicting answers. First, which Premier League…

Opinion
Why Victor Wanyama deserves a lot of credit
16:30 Tuesday 16th May 2017

Tottenham Hotspur said goodbye to White Hart Lane on Sunday and an unlikely goalscorer helped them to victory over Manchester United in their last game at the stadium. Wanyama fired a header past David de Gea early on, giving Spurs the perfect…