Posts Tagged "Tottenham Hotspur"

A Brand-Conscious North London Derby

By on Oct 1, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

To be shocked at the crass commercialism in today’s money-soaked English Premiership is to be slightly naive. To develop a toothache upon hearing about how today’s top flight clubs sell their souls to fund their businesses or discover sneakier means of getting their hands deeper into your wallets, however, is perfectly normal. As we approach another...

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Match Of The Week 2: Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Liverpool

By on Sep 18, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

When Kenny Dalglish railed against the refereeing decisions that he believes have cost his Liverpool side this season, he was tapping into a very modern phenomenon. The culture of criticising referees is not far short of being as old as the game itself, but in recent times it has started to take a slightly different feel, with endless television replays and the...

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Match Of The Week: Manchester United 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur

By on Aug 22, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

Old Trafford has a swaggering confidence about it this evening. A new sponsorship deal with a package delivery company will be bringing an eyebrow-raising amount of money into the club and, perhaps more importantly as far as the supporters are concerned, less than convincing starts to the season for Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool will have only served to heighten...

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Match Of The Midweek: Heart of Midlothian 0-5 Tottenham Hotspur

By on Aug 19, 2011 in European Club Football, Latest | 1 comment

The phrase “European competition” had a somewhat redundant feel to it this evening, after Tottenham Hotpur cruised to a comfortable win against Heart of Midlothian at Tynecastle in a match that felt at times like a training match for the visitors from the Premier League. It was a match that might, under a certain light, have had the feel of a possible...

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The Twohundredpercent Pre-Season Previews: Tottenham Hotspur

By on Aug 8, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 5 comments

In a bid to establish dominance, a cockerel performs a waltz of sorts about the hen house yard, strutting in a semi-circle with its wing down and glaring menacingly at his fellow poultry, spoiling for a fight. Should this not suffice, the cockerel puffs out his chest, extends his wings, and runs around the yard as if he were a rampaging bull. Perhaps it is fitting...

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