Tuesday, September 18, 2018

​Why Spurs need new centre-mid to keep Pochettino project alive

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​Why Spurs need new centre-mid to keep Pochettino project alive
​Why Spurs need new centre-mid to keep Pochettino project alive

COMMENT: There is a tendency in football to construct narratives based on the smallest of sample sizes, a phenomenon that is particularly prevalent at the beginning of a new season when there are column inches to write and air time to fill with very little football to go on.

This explains the sudden switch in the public perception of Tottenham Hotspur over the last fortnight: before defeat at Watford the club's lack of transfer activity over the summer was praised as an example of level-headedness amid inflated prices, as a dignified triumph of Spurs' constancy. Back-to-back defeats has flipped the narrative. Stability is now refracted as stagnation.

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Chelsea boss Sarri frustrated with Loftus-Cheek injury

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Chelsea boss Sarri frustrated with Loftus-Cheek injury
Chelsea boss Sarri frustrated with Loftus-Cheek injury

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is frustrated by an injury for Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

Sarri had earmarked the midfielder for this week's Europa League opener against PAOK.

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Sunday, September 16, 2018

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Fuchs delighted for England's young Leicester trio

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Fuchs delighted for England's young Leicester trio
Fuchs delighted for England's young Leicester trio

Leicester City defender Christian Fuchs is happy to see England recognition for his teammates.

Youngsters Ben Chilwell, who made his England debut this week, and Demarai Gray were bumped up from the Under 21s. Harry Maguire is now an established part of the side.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Ex-Ireland teammate Cascarino declares Man Utd legend Keane 'never a great pro'

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Ex-Ireland teammate Cascarino declares Man Utd legend Keane 'never a great pro'
Ex-Ireland teammate Cascarino declares Man Utd legend Keane 'never a great pro'

Former Chelsea striker Tony Cascarino has attacked former Republic of Ireland teammate Roy Keane over his players' row.

It has emerged this week Ireland assistant manager Keane allegedly had a behind-the-scenes bust up with Cardiff City midfielder Harry Arter and Burnley's Jonathan Walters.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018

Viv Anderson Exclusive: Easy decision to leave Arsenal for Fergie's Man Utd

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Viv Anderson Exclusive: Easy decision to leave Arsenal for Fergie's Man Utd
Viv Anderson Exclusive: Easy decision to leave Arsenal for Fergie's Man Utd

Young Arsenal fans would be mistaken if they thought Robin van Persie was the first player to be lured away from north London by Sir Alex Ferguson.

In the summer of 1987, the Manchester United manager sought to strengthen his defence after moving the club from 22nd to 11th in his first six months in charge.

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Sunday, September 9, 2018

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018

Ex-Chelsea defender Minto: I know Sarri blocked Ampadu from joining...

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Ex-Chelsea defender Minto: I know Sarri blocked Ampadu from joining...
Ex-Chelsea defender Minto: I know Sarri blocked Ampadu from joining...

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri blocked Ethan Ampadu leaving last month, it has been revealed.

Scott Minto, who spent three years at Stamford Bridge in the 1990s, revealed how Sarri turned down a loan offer from Championship side Derby for him.

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Arsenal boss Emery fed-up with Gazidis delays over AC Milan decision

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Arsenal boss Emery fed-up with Gazidis delays over AC Milan decision
Arsenal boss Emery fed-up with Gazidis delays over AC Milan decision

Arsenal boss Unai Emery is unhappy over the uncertainty around the position of chief exec Ivan Gazidis.

The Times says Gazidis has received an offer from AC Milan, who have been taken over by his friend Paul Singer, but has yet to inform the club of his decision.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Giggs confident Ramsey contract row won't affect Arsenal form

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Giggs confident Ramsey contract row won't affect Arsenal form
Giggs confident Ramsey contract row won't affect Arsenal form

Wales coach Ryan Giggs doesn't believe Aaron Ramsey's contract row with Arsenal will affect his form.

Ramsey's future with the Gunners has been heavily debated in recent weeks.

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Saturday, September 1, 2018

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Valencia keen to re-sign Man Utd midfielder Juan Mata

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Valencia keen to re-sign Man Utd midfielder Juan Mata
Valencia keen to re-sign Man Utd midfielder Juan Mata

Valencia are keen to re-sign Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata.

The Sun says the Spaniard spent four years at the La Liga side, where he made 174 appearances across all competitions, before leaving for the Premier League in a move to Chelsea in 2011.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Monday, August 13, 2018

Talking Tactics: Arsenal positives; Dynamic Keita; Moura's Spurs role

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Talking Tactics: Arsenal positives; Dynamic Keita; Moura's Spurs role
Talking Tactics: Arsenal positives; Dynamic Keita; Moura's Spurs role

On the surface, the opening weekend of the Premier League season offered few surprises or unexpected results.

Manchester City comfortably beat an Arsenal team in transition, Liverpool put four past West Ham United for the third time in a row, Tottenham Hotspur recorded a routine win against Newcastle United, and the newly promoted teams struggled.

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Friday, August 10, 2018

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Liverpool legend Carragher: Alisson deal has lifted everyone at Anfield

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Liverpool legend Carragher: Alisson deal has lifted everyone at Anfield
Liverpool legend Carragher: Alisson deal has lifted everyone at Anfield

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher is convinced the world record deal for Alisson Becker has lifted everyone connected to the club.

Alisson made his Anfield debut last night in Liverpool's victory over Torino.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Monday, August 6, 2018

Ex-Chelsea captain Wise hands Loftus-Cheek advice on loan plans

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Ex-Chelsea captain Wise hands Loftus-Cheek advice on loan plans
Ex-Chelsea captain Wise hands Loftus-Cheek advice on loan plans

Former Chelsea captain Dennis Wise is urging Ruben Loftus-Cheek not leave this month.

Blues boss Maurizio Sarri left Loftus-Cheek out of the squad for yesterday's Community Shield defeat to Manchester City but Wise has urged the England star to stay where he is this season and show he can compete for the Blues.

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

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Friday, August 3, 2018