Posts Tagged "Tottenham Hotspur"

AVB: Too Much, Too Young?

AVB: Too Much, Too Young?

By on Dec 27, 2013 in Latest, Opinion | 1 comment

You’ve done too much, much too young, The Specials famously sang on their seminal 1980 hit. That particular ditty was an anthem to a lost youth and the doom of adding another statistic to the population. However, it would also appear to be a maxim that could be applied to Portuguese wonderkid Andre Villas-Boas, who as we all know has now had the button pressed...

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Villas-Boas vs The World. And Martin Samuel.

Villas-Boas vs The World. And Martin Samuel.

By on Nov 29, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

It was around the time that Man City rattled in their fifth goal last Sunday that a billion snarky armchair enthusiasts reached for their smartphones to riff on Erik Thorstvedt’s assertion that Spurs, in flogging Gareth Bale to Real Madrid’s marketing team, had ‘sold Elvis and bought The Beatles’. Hands a’tremblin’ with the excitement of injecting the internet with...

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Andre Villa Boas Reaches Deep Stall Speed

Andre Villa Boas Reaches Deep Stall Speed

By on Nov 27, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

There is no disguising what happened to Tottenham Hotspur at The City of Manchester Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Spurs’ defeat at the hands of a Manchester City team that has otherwise blown hot and cold a little this season was as comprehensive as any in the Premier League this season, and it’s not impossible to see both the result and the performance...

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