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He’s finally gone – Spurs say their goodbyes to Tim Sherwood

Sherwood in his Gilet


This week finally, inevitably, the axe fell on Tim Sherwood. Strangely, when he was eventually sacked I felt a pang of sadness for him. He probably wasn’t treated that well by Daniel Levy but then which manager has been?

Despite this, the overwhelming feeling was one of relief. Sherwood was ridiculously  Continue reading

Spurs Villa Preview – the fat lady’s warming up

Spurs Villa


So here we are at the season’s end. One more Spurs game to go, where Aston Villa are the visitors to White Hart Lane. It doesn’t seem that long ago that the midlands side were challenging Tottenham for the European places. This season Villa only guaranteed their Premier League survival last weekend. A cautionary tale – maybe we should count our blessings.

Spurs beat Villa 2-0 back in October. The game saw one of those rarest of things, a Continue reading

Spurs Benfica Preview – Can Tottenham bounce back?

Danny Blanchflower vs Benfica

Danny Blanchflower shakes hands with the Benfica Captain, 1962

Spurs return to Europa League action on Thursday night against Portuguese league leaders Benfica. It’s still only the round of 16, despite Tottenham having played 10 games in the competition to get to this stage. It’s at this point that all the effort begins to seem worthwhile, as we contemplate a knockout tie against one of the legendary names in European club football.

Benfica have a long Continue reading