It’s time for Pochettino and Tottenham to part ways

It’s time for Pochettino and Tottenham to part ways

Mauricio Pochettino is currently enduring the worst period of his Tottenham managerial career, with the team languishing in the bottom half of the table. They are currently only six points above the relegation zone. Although they are regulars in the Champions League, Spurs are now 11 points behind Manchester City in 4th position, with their chances of qualification looking slim at best. In the modern game, it is easy to suggest a managerial change will fix matters on the pitch and …
Holding Midfielders The Talk Of The Town

Holding Midfielders The Talk Of The Town

The importance of the holding midfielder to any Premier League title challenge has never been doubted. While flashier proponents of the footballing art have rightly been serenaded by fans, there has always been place for the likes of Patrick Vieira, Roy Keane and Claude Makalele in a discussion about modern-day giants. Having the right player in the middle of the park has often proven to be the difference between ending a campaign as league winners or also-rans. Michael Essien’s injury …
Liverpool Vs Manchester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool Vs Manchester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

A title clash in November is unlikely, but it is exactly what the game between Liverpool and Manchester City on Sunday evening will feel like. The two top sides will go head to head in a bid to establish dominance for the rest of the season. Both the sides are faltering a bit from their high standards, but it is the Champions of last season that are paying the higher price, having already lost 2 matches in the first 11. …
Chelsea vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea are quickly becoming one of the best teams to watch in the country during their year of transition under Frank Lampard. They welcome Crystal Palace to Stamford Bridge, in what will be a tricky fixture for the Blues. Despite their position in the top four, they have struggled to win matches at home. They have only won three matches across all competitions at home this season and this is a record that needs to be corrected sooner rather than …
Tottenham vs Sheffield United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham vs Sheffield United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham are facing a very difficult test on Saturday against in-form Sheffield United. The visiting team have been the surprise package of the season so far, as they currently find themselves in 6th position. In fact, these two teams find themselves in the position that the other would have expected to be in. The home side may have the superior talent in their squad, but the newly-promoted away side have been a well balanced unit and they will go to North …
Leicester City vs Arsenal Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Leicester City vs Arsenal Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Leicester City are on a fantastic run. The Foxes have won seven of their last eight matches in all competitions since their loss to Manchester United. Their only loss in that run came at Anfield when they lost on a 95th minute penalty. This run has elevated them to third in the table. Not only are they in the Champions League spot, they have created a buffer. They are six points ahead of their opponents, Arsenal, who sit in fifth …
Crvena Zvezda vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Crvena Zvezda vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Ajax Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Ajax Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea have started the season in great form and have the opportunity to put themselves in a dominant position in their group on Tuesday night. Few expected Frank Lampard to manage the club to any success this season, but a top four finish and Champions League progression looks likely. They performed well against Ajax two weeks ago and were good value for their victory. The visitors made the semi-finals of the competition last season, providing a good early test for …
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