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Premier League predictions / preview – where will Spurs finish?

Premier League Predictions

 

The new Premier League season starts this weekend. With lots of new signings and several managerial changes, many teams will be optimistic, but how long will that optimism last?

After correctly predicting this summer’s World Cup final, I thought I’d have a go at forecasting the top positions in this year’s league – including where I think Spurs are likely to end up – as well as previewing the likely contenders.

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Pochettino’s Spurs XI and two areas we need to strengthen

Pochettino tactics

Using the way Pochettino’s Southampton side was set up and the few pre-season games we have already played, we can start to piece together an idea of how the new manager’s Tottenham team might look.

The starting XI might be something like: Continue reading

Spurs transfer requirements – Ben Davies to fill urgent need

Spurs target Ben Davies

 

Somewhat disappointingly Spurs are yet to enter the transfer market this summer. There is an obvious need for some stability after the upheaval of 12 months ago, but with a new manager and several weaknesses in the squad, one or two signings would still be welcome. Daniel Levy has a tendency to leave deals till the last minute, trying to get the best financial result but this is often a false economy, destabilising the team during the early part of the season.

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Spurs new Stadium gets the go ahead – why it’s so important

New Spurs Stadium

 

This week Spurs finally got the go ahead to start work on a new 56,250 seat stadium. First announced way back in December 2008, the project has been beset by red tape and delays ever since.

2008 was the year Lehman Brothers folded and the global financial crisis first hit home, not a great Continue reading

Assou-Ekotto is a disgrace and should be shown the door by Spurs

Assou-Ekotto Headbutt
 

Spurs left back, Benoit Assou-Ekotto’s World Cup descended into farce this week as Cameroon were humiliated 4-0 by Croatia, sending them crashing out of Brazil 2014. As time expired, Assou-Ekotto was involved in a heated argument with Benjamin Moukandjo which ended up with the fullback Continue reading