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Archives: Tottenham Hotspur

United at Old Trafford: Lucky, Good, or Something Else?

Posted on by Phillip Badger
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Full disclosure: I’m a Spurs fan.  Have been for round about six years, which just so happens to be just before the last time Mark Clattenburg took charge of a Manchester United v Spurs fixture at Old Trafford.  For any … Continue reading

Fantasy Premier League Tips – Gameweek 10

Posted on by Stuart Webb

Hello and welcome to EPL Talk’s new weekly Fantasy League tips column. If you are constantly experiencing selection problems ahead of the weekends fixtures this is the column for you (hopefully!). Every week I will do my best to not … Continue reading

Why No Praise For West Bromwich Albion

Posted on by Paul Bestall

One of the things that has surprised me this season is the lack of praise being thrown towards Roberto Di Matteo and his very impressive West Bromwich Albion side. Of the three promoted sides, Blackpool have the best manager for … Continue reading

Rafael van der Vaart Continues Excellent Form

Posted on by James Beckett

Tottenham playmaker Rafael van der Vaart is certainly enjoying his start to life in the Premier League. The Dutch midfielder, who signed for Spurs on deadline day from Real Madrid, completed an impressive week with an excellent brace in his … Continue reading

Why The Olympic Stadium Should Not Become A Premier League Stadium

Posted on by James Beckett

Tottenham Hotspur today made a surprise bid to move into the Olympic Stadium after the 2012 London Olympics. The bid now means that two Premier Leagues will be going head-to-head in a battle to be homed in the stadium after … Continue reading

Wolves: So Little To Show For So Much Effort.

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Another Premier League game, another defeat and you’d be mistaken for thinking Wolves were a side struggling to play football. Oddly, Wolves have lost the last 3 league games when they probably deserved so much more for their efforts. After … Continue reading

Houllier Needs To Hit The Ground Running

Posted on by Paul Bestall

So after a somewhat belated start to his managerial career at Villa Park, Gerard Houllier will need little time to assimilate himself back in to the rigours of English football. His six year stint at Liverpool is still fresh in … Continue reading

That's The Champions League For You

Posted on by James Beckett

Eighteen minutes in to their Champions League debut and Tottenham fans could have been forgiven for thinking life in the planets elite club competition was easy. 2-0 up and pressing for a third against a beleaguered Werder Bremen side, Spurs … Continue reading

UEFA Champions League Preview – Part One

Posted on by Chris McQuade

Tonight see’s the opening games of the 2010/2011 UEFA Champions League competition. With all 4 English teams in the group stages and this being Tottenham’s first crack at Europe the competition will be given a lot of attention over the … Continue reading

Transfer Deadline Day Still Gives Us No Clues

Posted on by Paul Bestall
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Here in the U.K, Sky Sports News have been trailing Transfer Deadline day for two weeks. For many viewers, the strained excitement of the presenters trying to display uncontrollable excitement over minor transfer dealings is something of a running joke. … Continue reading

Van der Vaart To Bring The Good Times to Tottenham?

Posted on by James Beckett

Just yesterday I claimed that Tottenham needed to strengthen if they were going to challenge in Europe and domestically this season. While I thought a big name signing was unlikely I have been proved wrong in spectacular circumstances as Harry … Continue reading

Dimitar Berbatov Continues To Improve

Posted on by Paul Bestall
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For some players, it can often take a season to settle in to a new club, especially when you arrive with a £30 million price tag around your neck. Sometimes, other aspects can slow the adaption to new surroundings. For … Continue reading

The Curious Case Of Asmir Begovic

Posted on by Paul Bestall

It’s often a question that football fans can never really answer, but why do certain players seem quite happy to sit on the bench? More often than not players are always wanting to play, so transfers to clubs where the … Continue reading

Should Tottenham Make A Last Ditch Transfer Move?

Posted on by James Beckett

With the transfer window slamming shut tomorrow Tottenham have surprisingly been one of the most inactive clubs. But should Harry Redknapp make a last ditch attempt to strengthen his squad ahead of their assault on the Champions League? Redknapp’s quiet … Continue reading

Can Martinez Stop The Rot At Wigan?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Last season, the one team who no-one was surprised to see to go down were Hull City. The dreadful run that began in November 2008 saw them go the rest of that season with just two wins, against Middlesbrough and … Continue reading

Champions League Draw Revealed: Which English Club Has the Toughest Group?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The draw for the group phase of the 2010-11 UEFA Champions League has been made. And all four English teams who have qualified for this stage of the tournament now know who their opponents are. Manchester United is in Group … Continue reading

Peter Crouch and Gareth Bale Overcome Negativity To Shine For Spurs

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s ironic that Peter Crouch and Gareth Bale were two of the many heroes starring for Tottenham Hotspur Wednesday night in their impressive 4-0 win against Young Boys. Both players have received their fair amount of ridicule from not only … Continue reading

Liverpool Have Been Destroyed By Hicks & Gillett

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Well Liverpool have certainly continued where last season finished for them, despite the removal of the dismal Rafa Benitez. Now, I’m not going to lie to you, I simply couldn’t stand Benitez, his abysmal tactics and his continual blaming of … Continue reading