Tag Archives: Harry Redknapp

Man United v Spurs: Why Change a Winning Side?

Posted on by Phillip Badger

That’s the question I was asking as soon as the team news came out and we saw Harry Redknapp had moved Benoit Assou-Ekotto from left back to right back; Gareth Bale from left midfield to left back, and Luka Modric … Continue reading

Just How Bad is the Wembley Pitch?

Posted on by Jesse Chula

I was lucky enough this weekend to be able to watch both FA Cup semi finals that took place at Wembley stadium in London from the comfort of my own home. As we know, Chelsea got the better of Aston Villa while Portsmouth … Continue reading

Tottenham Champions League

Posted on by David Schiavone

How far can Harry Redknapp take his Tottenham Hotspur team? A thumping 3-0 victory over Manchester City on earlier in the season cemented their status as perennial fourth place chasers. But who will drop out of the top four to … Continue reading

British Managers Squander Opportunities To Join Premier League Elite

Posted on by tyduffy

In his WSJ column, Gabriele Marcotti brings up the dearth of British managers at the top of English football.  Seven of the 20 Premier League managers are foreign.  Sir Alex Ferguson is the only British manager among the so-called “Big … Continue reading

Ron Davies Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Southampton and Wales legend Ron Davies is the latest guest on the EPL Talk Podcast, the daily Premier League interview and analysis show. To say that Davies is a legend to Southampton supporters is an understatement. In his first season … Continue reading

Can Defoe Finally Realise His Full Potential

Posted on by Paul Bestall

One thing that has never been in question about Jermaine Defoe is his undoubted ability. Since West Ham United nicked him off of Charlton Athletic as a 15 year old, Defoe has scored goals. Be it for AFC Bournemouth on … Continue reading

What A Difference A Year Makes At White Hart Lane

Posted on by Paul Bestall

With the season starting slightly earlier this year due to the World Cup, most teams in the Premiership have played 8 league games already. Last season, the 8th round of matches was played two weeks later, on the weekend of … Continue reading

Can Ledley King Keep Going?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

The sight of Ledley King pulling up when Didier Drogba was running towards the Tottenham goal in Sunday’s London derby left me with a resigned feeling of deja vu. Even on one leg, a training regime of swimming twice a … Continue reading

Defoe Continues To Shine For Club And Country

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Jermain Defoe has had a fantastic start to the new season, with goals for England and Spurs; including his 50th for the club in the 2-1 win at West Ham. His hat trick and all round performance against Hull City … Continue reading

Portsmouth Need To Sort The Takeover Out Quickly

Posted on by Paul Bestall

The Premiership season begins on August 15th, just under four weeks away and for most clubs in the top flight, July has seen them scurrying about trying to strengthen their squads. At Fratton Park however, Portsmouth find themselves hampered by … Continue reading

How Harry Redknapp Saved Tottenham Hotspur

Posted on by Ethan Armstrong

Remember how awful Tottenham were at the beginning of the season? Their fixtures and results page looked like a game of Duck, Duck, Goose only the ducks were losses and the goose was a draw. One squinted at the players … Continue reading

Ledley King & Wilson Palacios: Two Very Different Footballers

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Too often, players will often blame off field problems for a lack of discipline, form or fitness, it becoming something of a Teflon shield to protect them from criticism off fans and players. It’s a catch all term to cover … Continue reading

The Manager Merry-Go-Round Begins: First Stop Wolfsburg

Posted on by Double Pivot

Wolfsburg has issued an official statement saying that Felix Magath will leave the club on June 30th of this year. Magath is bound for Schalke as has been rumored all week, although we still await confirmation from the Gelsenkirchen side. … Continue reading

Is It Time Refereeing Became A Full-Time Job For Every Official?

Posted on by Christopher Walker

   The criticism directed at referees and their assistants these days is becoming more of  a talking point than many games themselves. Howard Webb made an incorrect judgement and awarded Manchester United a penalty against Tottenham last week, a decision that Spurs … Continue reading

Aaron Lennon: Potential Starting To Pay Dividends

Posted on by Michael Timbury

Since the turn of the year, Aaron Lennon has been in outstanding form. His club exploits have been rewarded with not just an international call up, but a place in the starting eleven in England’s last two matches, the latter … Continue reading

The Relegation Rumble: Portsmouth

Posted on by tyduffy

Until late October, Portsmouth seemed destined for a mid-table season. After a rough August start against Chelsea and Man United, the trophy-winning club won four out of seven matches, looking frisky once again. Then Harry Redknapp left for the Tottenham … Continue reading

Time For Aaron Lennon To Show Consistency

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Anyone who’s caught Tottenham in action recently will not fail to have been impressed by Aaron Lennon’s recent form on the right hand side of Spurs’ midfield. For me, it’ll be a major surprise if he’s not in Fabio Capello’s … Continue reading