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And then there were none – Paulinho and Brazil bow out in humiliating fashion

Paulinho After Germany World Cup defeat

 

Brazil’s catastrophic defeat at the hands of Germany has reverberated around the football World, not just because they were hosts and the pre-tournament favourites but because they are the nation that has come to define football excellence. A little of that mystique has gone forever.

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Spurs players at the World Cup – Should we all be supporting Belgium?

Spurs stars at the World Cup

 

With less than two weeks to go until the World Cup, it’s worth taking a look at which Spurs player will be involved.

For the first time in sixty years, they’ll be no Tottenham player in the England side. It’s a depressing statistic but Continue reading

Hull City Spurs Review – Same old problems

Spurs at Hull, KC Stadium

While the Manchester City defeat was dispiriting, it isn’t a game we expect to win. It’s the failure to get three points from matches against teams like Hull City that really hurts our league aspirations. Games we should win.

As has happened many times this season, under AVB and Sherwood, while playing one up front or two up front, we failed to break down a stubborn defence. At the same time our backline looked extremely vulnerable to balls played behind it.

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Key players return for Spurs

Jan Vertonghen Spurs defender, photo: wikimedia Steindy

Younes Kaboul, Paulinho, Sandro and Jan Vertonghen all started in a win for Spurs’ reserve team last night and should be available for Wednesday’s game against Manchester City. Assuming they are fully fit this will create some interesting selection dilemmas for Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood.

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