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Use Your Delusion: Tim Sherwood Accepts Own Plaudits For Leaving ‘Steady Ship’ Behind For Mauricio Pochettino To Build On At Tottenham

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Tim Sherwood has been at it again, flagrantly accepting self-administered plaudits for providing the sturdy framework on which Mauricio Pochettino has built his Tottenham team, launching the careers of several stars therein and *that* sodding win rate.

Having been originally hired by Harry Redknapp, Sherwood had already been on the Spurs' coaching staff for five years when he stepped into Andres Villas-Boas' breach in December 2013 on caretaker terms.

Is it time for Tim Sherwood to leave Tottenham?

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After Tottenham's indifferent start to the season under Andres Villas Boas, chairman Daniel Levy replaced the Portuguese manager with former Spurs midfielder Tim Sherwood. Sherwood is a man who clearly loves the club. Now that the notion that Sherwood will be replaced in summer is gathering momentum, is it really justified?

Five For Reds As Boas Is Sacked

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Nobody predicted it and certainly nobody expected it but on Sunday evening Liverpool successfully thrashed Tottenham Hotspur 5-0 at White Hart Lane. The Reds had failed to win there since 2008 and had managed to hand Spurs their worst defeat at home in 16 years.
It was a Liverpool side without captain Steven Gerrard and the influential Daniel Sturridge but it didn't matter one iota as the Reds took to their stride immediately and embarrassed a Tottenham side well before they fell down to ten men.

Premiership: Villas-Boas Says He Ain’t A Quitter After Crushing Defeat To Liverpool, The Mertesacker-Ozil Diaries

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It was an early Christmas gift for Liverpool fans yesterday after a 5-0 win over Tottenham. One thing's for sure and that's the fact that their Brazilian midfielder, Lucas Leiva mastered a new 'crowdsurfing' move as part of the goal celebrations. Perhaps this was part of his elaborate plan to get Luiz Felipe Scolari to sit up and take notice!

Gareth Bale finally signs for Real Madrid

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It was the news Tottenham fans were fearing and expecting, and the news Real Madrid fans were licking their lips over, but Tottenham forward Gareth Bale has finally signed for La Liga giants Real Madrid reportedly keeping him at the Spanish club until 2019.

Tottenham and Liverpool set to take advantage of weak rivals

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The day of the derby is often the most important day for a football supporter. Historic rivals clash and local bragging rights are up for grabs. Today we are treated with two of the biggest rivalries in English football.

Will Gareth Bale deal to Real Madrid go to the last day?

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Will Gareth Bale deal to Real Madrid go to the last day? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Tottenham forward Gareth Bale signing for La Liga giants Real Madrid has already become one of the most long-winded summer sagas in recent years, but reports are suggesting the deal could now be wrapped up later today.

Are Spurs better off without Bale?

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Are Spurs better off without Bale? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Gareth Bale was the star for Tottenham last season and was named PFA player of the Year and PFA Young Player of the Year. His brilliance was what made them tick, he created everything. He is now expected to make a move to Real Madrid before the summer window closes, for a world record transfer fee.

Tottenham won’t go for Juan Mata

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Andres Villas-Boas has recently admitted his side won't be making an official approach for Chelsea playmaker Juan Mata citing how the London rival would never consider selling to them.

‘Mata is a great player player of the year last season, a very important player for Chelsea.

Tottenham to sign Erik Lamela, say AS Roma

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Premier League Tottenham Hotspur are set to sign Roma winger Erik Lamela.

‘Roma announce they have signed a contract with Tottenham for the outright sale of the playing rights of Erik Lamela, in exchange for 30m euros.

Gareth Bale to undergo contract talks with Tottenham

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Gareth Bale to undergo contract talks with Tottenham

The PFA Players' player and Young player of the year Gareth Bale is said to be in negotiations with Tottenham's representatives over a new contract deal.

Gareth Bale Expresses Joy of Playing under Andres Villas-Boas

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Tottenham fans may take a collective sigh of relief as it looks like Gareth Bale is set to stay with the club. He has again hinted that he won't leave North London in the summer, this time by declaring that he thoroughly enjoys playing under new manager Andre Villa-Boas. The Footballer of the Year has been heavily linked with a move abroad to Real Madrid.

Tottenham Hotspur Manager Andres Villas-Boas Compliments David Villa

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas recently admitted that he is quite fond of Barcelona striker David Villa, but denied the rumors swirling around his coming to the Spurs.

There have been many reports on what the Spurs ideal move would be this offseason, with speculation around not only Villa, but RNK Split striker Ante Rebic.

Tottenham Hotspur: What Does Sneaking by Inter Mean?

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After barely getting by Inter Milan today in the UEFA Europa League, does Andres Villas-Boas need to get active on the next transfer window?

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Had it not been for Adebayor's goal in extra time, Tottenham would've been going home for good in the competition.

Friday Kickoff: Bale shines in Tottenham win, Atletico suffer shock defeat, and more

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BY DAN KARELL

Tottenham Hotspurs kept their hot run of form going on Thursday evening, when they defeated French club Lyon 2-1 at White Hart Lane.

Gareth Bale, as he has so many times this season, played the hero, scoring two tremendous free kick goals, the second coming in the third minute of extra time to win the game for the North London club.

Spurs could beat Newcastle to nil at home

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Spurs are a top priced 1.7 with William Hill to win their home game against Newcastle and everything suggests they will do just that.

Andres Villas-Boas' side have won eight and lost just one of their last 13 Premier League matches (D4), and face a side who despite having won their last two matches struggle on their travels.

Match against West Brom is Spurs to lose

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Spurs look good value at 2.2 with Coral and William Hill to beat West Brom at the Hawthorns.

Andres Villas-Boas' side come into the game on the back of three draws, but the stats suggest that this game offers them a great chance to secure all three points and maintain their challenge for a top four finish.

Tottenham Hotspur: Preparing for Adebayor AFCON Departure with Possible New Signings

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The January transfer window has been officially open for just over a week now, and we are finally finding out what players may be changing clubs before the end of the month.

Tottenham Hotspur will be just one of the many clubs looking to bolster their depth in the current market.

Everton vs. Tottenham Hotspur: Review and Reaction From Wild Finish at Goodison Park

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On Sunday, Everton hosted Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park in a matchup between two sides looking to stay near the top of the table. Tottenham were on a run of four consecutive wins coming into the match, while Everton needed a victory to overlap the visitors in the table.

Fulham v Tottenham betting preview

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Spurs look decent value at a top priced 2.88 with William Hillto beat Fulham at Craven Cottage. The stats are certainly good as far as the Lilywhites are concerned as Fulham have won none of their last seven premier League games against them. They have lost the last five and have have scored only two goals in the that period and one of those was an own goal by Younes Kaboul!

Gareth Bale shows impressive form as Spurs hold off resilient Liverpool

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Gareth Bale shows impressive form as Spurs hold off resilient Liverpool

Gareth Bale looked to be in incredible form as Tottenhamsaw their Champions League aspirations climb as they defeated Liverpool 2-1 on Wednesday. The Welshman scored two of the three goals in a game that saw fast paced football from both sides.

Arsenal V Spurs Betting Preview

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By Ahmed Bilal Spurs take on Arsenal in the north London derby at the Emirates this weekend, and are 4 shots with Betfredand Paddy Powerto come away with a much needed three points. On current form there is very little to choose between the two sides. Arsenal have made their worst Premier League start under Arsene Wenger, while Spurs have lost three of their last four league games and crashed out of the League Cup at Norwich.

This Weekend’s Soccer on TV (& SBI’s Top Ten Matches to Watch)

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The battle for the Scudetto has become a two-team race early on, with Napoli emerging as the strongest contender for the crown currently being worn by Juventus.

Both teams are sporting the same unbeaten record, but with Juve having not lost a league game since the 2009/2010 season, they defending champions will be favored.

Spurs latch on to Arsenal transfer target AGAIN

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If I was Arsene Wenger I would have two sets of scouts running. One set would look for players that Arsenal are really keen on, the other would pick substandard players for Spurs to waste their money on. Tottenham don't need scouts, it seems, they just wait for the media to tell them who Arsenal are interested in and jump on the bandwagon.

Andres Villas-Boas and Tottenham’s win over Man United is not indicative of promising future

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After a slow start for Tottenham Hotspur, the team's manager Andres Villas-Boas showed he can beat a grand team but he also should not get too excited.

The 3-2 win against Manchester United at Old Trafford was historic simply because it was the first one in 23 years, as BBC Sports reports.

Match Preview: FA Cup Semi Final: Tottenham Hotspur vs Chelsea

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Tottenham Hotspur vs Chelsea, Sunday 15th April, Wembley Stadium, 6pm kick off, ITV1

THFC1882 asks Kenny Palmer for his preview and thoughts on the match that could dictate the rest of Tottenham's season.

To misquote the lyrics of Ossie's dream Spurs are on their way to Wembley their knees have gone all trembley, could be referring to the teams recent performances in a dreadful run of 1 win in 8 as they come into Sunday's pivotal game.

Chelsea

Leaked: John Terry’s Letter To Roman Abramovich That Got Andre Villas-Boas Sacked

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By Chris Wright

We'd say this was a spoof if we weren't quite so certain that it's probably the real deal...

Via: ??? (We're not entirely sure. If you know whose handiwork this is, let us know and we'll dole out the credit due)

AVB And Chelsea: All Just A Little Bit Of History Repeating

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By Chris Wright

Chelsea lost a game of football last night, and a fairly high-profile one at that against Napoli in the last 16 of the Champions League. Their ropey, porous defence was breached three times by one of the most coveted forward lines in world football.

Snapshot: Did Villas-Boas Leave His Napoli Team Sheet In Chelsea Hotel?

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By Chris Wright

This has just hit Twitter, a photo of what is supposed to be Andres Villas-Boas' tactics/teamsheet for Chelsea's Champions League tie against Napoli in six hours time that was apparently found by an Italian journalist having been left in Chelsea's team hotel, The Vesuvio, this afternoon.

Is Andres Villas Boas indiscipline costing Chelsea?

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A lot will made of Chelsea's lost against Arsenal last weekend. The defensive mistakes that cost the team have been a feature of their season throughout.

Rightly or wrongly much of the blame will be laid at the feet of Andres Villas-Boas. He is in charge of the team and is shaping it in the mould of Porto's offensive play.

Aspiring Thespians & Death By Massimialiano Allegri

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Easily one of the most underrated aspects of football is the prematch press conference photography. Before the Champions League? It's magic. Dozens of photogs clamoring for the best facial expressions, angles and moments of maniacal madness.

Andres Villas Boas appears as though he's running through the cycle of emotions posed by an acting class teacher, while Massimiliano Allegri is looking to explode someone's brain with his own.

Former Chelsea Defender Gives Villas Boas First Win

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Former Chelsea defender Tal Ben Haim scored an own goal as new Chelsea boss Andre Villas Boas got his Chelsea career off to a winning start with a 1-0 win against Portsmouth today.

The Rest

Chinese Super League: Andres Villas-Boas Quits As Shanghai SIPG Coach To Take Part In 2018 Dakar Rally

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After securing a second place finish in the Chinese Super League this season, Andre Villas-Boas has reportedly quit as head coach of Shanghai SIPG.

However, the former Chelsea and Tottenham boss will not be looking to take the reigns at another football club, at least not for the foreseeable future.

Everybody wants Krasic (Apart from Juventus)

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In the last year he was one of the best player for Juventus, but the advent of Antonio Conte's era at Juventus seems to have stopped the rising of Milos Krasic in the club.

When he arrived in Italy in the last year he was received by Juventus fans as the "New Nedved", both for his role in the field (left wing) and for his moves which are very similar to those of former Juventus and Lazio player.