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A Real chance?

05Apr11

In a few hours Spurs will be embarking on one of the biggest games in their recent history, a Champions League quarter final game against nine times champions Real Madrid. Not only do Real pack an assortment of world class stars but they are managed by arguably the best coach around in Jose Mourinho. It […]


From next season UEFA’s financial fair play ruling comes into play for UEFA competitions, the official sanctioning of the idea comes into play for the 2013-2014 season but UEFA will look back over three seasons (two on 2013-2014) and average out the accounts to see if you meet the requirements. Each club will have to […]


There can be no doubt that Harry Redknapp has had an impact at Spurs and 2010 is surely a year to remember. Harry’s (and Spurs) league record in 2010 stands as follows: Played 37, Won 19, Drew 9, Lost 9 Points Per game 1.78, the highest of any Spurs manager in history ultimately taking Spurs […]


With a couple of days having past since Spurs first foray into the Champions League and the knee jerking having calmed down on the various messageboads littering the internet the game against Young Boys in Switzerland has raised a few questions. For a tactical overview of the game I suggest reading: Zonal Marking http://www.zonalmarking.net/2010/08/18/young-boys-3-2-tottenham/ Ghost […]


The Champions League play off draw was finally made and Spurs drew BSC Young Boys from Bern in Switzerland. While the draw seems the easiest on paper having missed the likes of Sampdoria and Auxerre; BSC pose a problem which could really hamper Spurs and the problem is called 3-4-3. Against Fenerbache BSC Young Boys […]