Manchester United and Arsenal set to miss out on highly rated Spanish star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Premier League giants Manchester United and Arsenal are set to be disappointed in their pursuit of highly rated Sevilla defender Federico Fazio as the Argentine claims that he is happy at the Andalusian club.
Here's my CV! David Moyes' odds hint at swift Premier League return - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Sacked Manchester United manager David Moyes may not be out of a job long, with Newcastle installed as the favourite destination for the deposed boss by bookmakers 'Ladbrokes', with the Scot also linked with taking over at other Premier League clubs.
Manchester United star ponders Old Trafford exit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Just before Manchester United were humiliated by Everton yesterday, BBCreported that Danny Welbeck is considering leaving the team that he rose through the youth ranks to break into.The 23 year old is supposedly frustrated at the lack of opportunities he is getting in his preferred position.
Before yesterday's match against Fulham, Spurs manager Tim Sherwood described his playersas "much of a muchness". Hardly a Churchillian call to arms as Tottenham aim to complete the season on a high. However, he rightly identified three players as rising above the average: Hugo Lloris and Manu Adebayor with Christian Eriksen the rising star.
With most teams only having four games left in the Premier League season, the fight to avoid relegation continues today with all six games featuring one team trying to stay up this season.
Here is today's TV/Internet schedule for matchesbeing shown in the US:
Tottenham vs Fulham, 7:45am, NBCSN; Peter Drury & Chris Waddle Cardiff vs Stoke, 10am, NBCSN; Tony Jones & Garry Birtles Newcastle vs Swansea, 10am,Premier League Extra Time; Phil Blacker & Davie Provan Aston Villa vs Southampton, 10am, Premier League Extra Time; Jon Speight & Barry Horne West Ham United vs Crystal Palace, 10am, Premier League Extra Time; Gary Taphouse & Tony Gale Chelsea vs Sunderland, 12:30pm, NBC; Arlo White & Jim Beglin
Having taken over the helm at White Hart Lane following the amputation of the arguably malignant Andre Villas-Boas in December last year, the former England midfielder signed an 18 month deal to be Tottenham boss until 2015, but as it has transpired, the contract he signed brought with it as much security as a small wooden hut built on the side of a volcano.
Where did it all go so wrong for Tim Sherwood and Tottenham? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Google search "Tim Sherwood" and click on images. Doesn't paint a pretty picture does it and I'm not talking about the 90′s retro mullet. The photographs illustrate that the Tottenham manager's debut season in charge has been one epitomised by frustration and that has, at times, promised so much and yet produced so little.
Tottenham Hotspur will appoint former AC Milan managerMassimiliano Allegri as head coach in July, according to a front cover story in Italian newspaperCorriere dello Sport today.
According to the newspaper, Allegri has agreed financial terms with Tottenham. The Italian has been in London to begin familiarizing himself with the English language, and will officially become boss on July 1st.
As Liverpool edge towards an improbable league title and Tottenham fade away, many have taken the opportunity to compare the differing fortunes of the two clubs. Both teams started the season having finished outside the top four and were looking to break through this season. Both (initially) had young managers with much to prove.
Top 5 Gareth Bale Goals For Real Madrid Welsh Saint Earns His Spurs - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Gareth Bale's stunning solo goal late last night won Real Madrid the Copa del Rey, disposing of arch-rivals Barcelona in the most dramatic of fashions.
It was a goal to remind the world of Bale's effortless genius; a goal to add to his growing number of special strikes; and a goal to permanently endear him to the army of Madrid faithful, who may have even begun to doubt him since his move to the Spanish capital.
A photo of Tottenham's home shirt for the 2014/15 season has been leaked on the Internet.
Designed by Under Armour, the Spurs home shirt for next season is a beautifully designed jersey with the famous white colors of Tottenham Hotspur combined with a unique navy collar and horizontal strip of navy blue across the top of the chest.
With most eyes on Sunday's title race clash between Liverpool and Manchester City, Everton jumped over Arsenal and into fourth place in the Premier League on a day when a number of teams boosted their survival hopes.
With the top three in the Premier League all in action on Sunday, and Arsenal on FA Cup semi-final duty later on Saturday, Everton took advantage by winning 1-0 at bottom-placed Sunderland.
While West Brom are looking over their shoulders with dread and Spurs are looking ahead of them with optimism; both of these teams are united in their need to take three points from this game. Baggies boss Pepe Mel knows that a five-point advantage is next to nothing because Norwich, immediately below them, could improve [.
Tottenham's players have been training in the sunshine today as they prepare for Saturday's game against West Brom. Tim Sherwood's side will be hoping to build on the comprehensive win against Sunderland on Monday evening. In-form Christian Eriksen is likely to have a key role at the Hawthorns. Training snapshot: @ChrisEriksen8 and @friedel_b all smiles [.
Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Fulham Premier League 19th April 2014
Spurs registered a 3-1 win at home to Fulham in Saturday's early game, a result which keeps Fulham in a perilous position in the league. Christian Eriksen set up Spurs's first and last goals via superb free-kicks which were finished off by Paulinho (on 35 minutes) and Younes Kaboul (62 minutes).
West Bromwich Albion 3-3 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 13th April 2014
What a bizarre game this was. West Brom were a goal up after just 30 seconds, courtesy of Matej Vydra, before Chris Brunt and Stephane Sessegnon made it 3-0 to the hosts with just over half-an-hour played.
We're not sure just how realistic this is in terms of a match situation, but it's a nice goal nonetheless. Spurs midfielder Nabil Bentaleb brought the ball controlled the ball in the air during today's training session. He added a couple of keepy-ups for good measure before volleying the ball left-footed into the net.
Liverpool is aiming to end Sandro's Tottenham Hotspur misery at the end of the season, [football] direct news understands. The Brazil international seemingly has a bleak future in north London after being dropped for Saturday's 3-1 victory over relegation-threatened Fulham and then tweeting about it, to tell followers that he was not injured.
"It is without question that first-class football by floodlight is both spectacular and enthralling. With vision fixed to the pitch that alone is illuminated, there can be no distraction at all to disturb or frustrate attention. There is an accentuated feeling of expectation and excitement, and the speed of the players and of the game itself is, or seems to be, increased.
On Wednesday night former Spurs player Gareth Bale scored the late goal that won the Copa Del Rey for his current club, Real Madrid. If you haven't seen it, congratulations your willpower to stay away from social media and the press is far greater than mine.
By any standards it was a jaw-droppingly remarkable piece of football.
[W]e live in an era where the inviolable independence of football clubs is starting to become a thing of the past. After our recent examination of Charlton Athletic's Belgian connection, guest writer Alex Cooke turns his attention to the somewhat looser but still significant link between Swindon Town and Tottenham Hotspur.
Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino declined to rule himself out of becoming Tottenham's new manager. The Argentine boss said all options were still open and that he would discuss his future with the Saints hierarchy this summer. He revealed that he intended to be a Premier League manager next season and for many years to come, [.
Tottenham's players have been training in the sunshine today as they prepare for Saturday's game against West Brom. Tim Sherwood's side will be hoping to build on the comprehensive win against Sunderland on Monday evening. Training snapshot: @ChrisEriksen8 and @friedel_b all smiles in training today.