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Next week, Tottenham is facing Man City in the Premier League – just a few days after Arsenal has kicked them right out of the Capital One Cup. Last week West Ham proved that the City is, in fact, very much beatable and even though the Spurs have had a bit of a lacklustre start of the season, it wasn’t bad enough to make their victory completely improbable.
The last four times these two clubs met Man City was able to win with confidence – can this make a fifth-in-a-row? According …

First things first, this isn’t an opinion piece by some deluded Spurs fan living in the past, whining about the great Harry Redknapp. In essence, this is a clear reference to a great spurs team and the trepid journey that has proceeded that man.
I sense the demise of the Spurs team is not just the result of losing a good manager, but a reflection on the cultural change Levy has inflicted on the club and his hunger for control. Levy is without doubt a control freak. Under Redknapp it became …

The last part of this 3 part Premiership preview looks at last season’s top 6. Will the top 6 remain the same? Can anyone stop Chelsea winning back-to-back titles? Let’s take a look.
Liverpool (Last Season – 6th)
After overachieving in the 13-14 season, Liverpool clearly underachieved in the 14-15 campaign. Manager Brendan Rodgers’ tenure is under threat and how well 32.5 million pound gamble Christian Benteke can do will virtually decide his destiny.
Losing the ‘prized asset’ Raheem Sterling will hurt, but if Jordon Ibe who Rodgers has announced will feature heavily …

You don’t need to dive too far back into the history books to see the last time Tottenham deployed common sense on the pitch to great effect. In the good old Harry days the players knew what they were doing and the system was so effective, they actually achieved some modern form of success. There was width, pace, creativity, strength, character, and most of all cohesion.
There are a lot of complaints at Tottenham, largely justified about the board, director of football malarkey, constant managerial changes and so on. I’ve got …

The first international break of 2015 comes at the end of March, but the England manager, Roy Hodgson, must currently be contemplating on which strikers to call up to the squad, if all are fit. The 2014/15 Premier League season has been a success so far for English strikers who are trying to appeal to Hodgson, which was highlighted last weekend (3rd and 4th of January). I believe that Roy Hodgson sees Wayne Rooney, Daniel Sturridge and Danny Welbeck as his key three strikers, who he will consistently pick, subject …

The final round of festive fixtures saw a selection of exciting results, with Tottenham’s victory over Chelsea the best of them all. The late kick off featured high flying Chelsea on their trip to North London in a highly anticipated London Derby.
Chelsea started strong, with their top scorer Diego Costa turning in Oscar’s low cross. Shortly after there were appeals for a penalty from Mourinho and co, as Vertonghen controlled the ball with his hand when going to ground in the box. Despite pressure on the Tottenham goal, Chelsea were …

Bad decision after bad decision after bad decision, if this was me, I’d have been sacked a long, long time ago, but this isn’t me thankfully, this is Daniel Levy, so why oh why is he still taking £2million + in wages every year?
I’m not going to turn this into a Harry Redknapp love in but sometimes it will seem that way, firstly, If you, the reader, do something and it works, you do it again right? Whether it be taking a short cut to get to work quicker, finding an …

There is a common misconception from the outside that Tottenham fans expect too much, complain all the time and don’t deserve what they have. But from the inside, it is quite the opposite.
Treated to FIFA like corruption, constantly lied to on just about every big media circus, subjected to bizarre decisions, poor communication and ultimately the most inconsistent nonsense in the one place it matters, the pitch.
The only consistency that has taken place in my most memorable years as a Spurs fan, has been the chairman.
Levy is a broken record, …

Its been a great window for Tottenham! hasn’t it? you can still hear some of the disgruntled fans screaming, sign a striker!!! But to the masses this has been a great window, deadwood has been sold and for a profit.
Deadwood:
Total spending: £7,500,000
Total income: £12,000,000
(Figures above is the amount made from Livermore and Falque).
Key positions:
Fans have been extremely happy with the signing of players needed in key positions. But most of all the competition for places especially in the defence which was one of our weakest positions is a great …

The Tigers are set to start their fourth campaign in the Premier League, following the most successful season in the club’s history. Last campaign Steve Bruce guided the East Yorkshire club to safety with relative ease against the odds, despite a dip in form towards the end of the season; Bruce also led the club to their first ever FA Cup final in which they were narrowly beaten by a rather unimpressive Arsenal side, but has given the club their first opportunity of European football after being entered into the …