Category Archives: Managers

Tim Sherwood: His dream, our nightmare.

Eye-patch wearing singer Gabrielle coined the phrase “dreams, can come true” in her 1993 hit single “Dreams”, a song that must be the background track to Tim Sherwood’s life since becoming Spurs manager. Unfortunately for everyone else connected to Spurs, … Read more…

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Moyes goes back to basics to undo Bayern

More than 70% of possession. 754 passes to 231. And yet, goals, the only statistic that ultimately matters in football, were even at Old Trafford last night. After eight months during which humiliations and abject performances had become as common … Read more…

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Jose Mourinho’s top three managerial feuds

Having labeled himself “The Happy One” upon his return to the Premier League, Jose Mourinho spent the first six months of his second tenure at Stamford Bridge in uncharacteristic docile fashion, as he cut a calm and relaxed figure on … Read more…

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Allardyce’s gamble has backfired and West Ham will pay the consequences

“You can’t keep losing football matches as a manager, that’s for sure. We know the reasons why, but even those reasons will not save you in the end.” Sam Allardyce can be accused of many things, but a lack of … Read more…

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Why Capello isn’t the right man for Spurs

When Tottenham face West Ham at White Hart Lane tonight, both sets of fans will hope their club can offer a substantially more entertaining performance than they have done in the first four months of the season. The visitors, crippled … Read more…

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Cardiff: losing Mackay would be Tan’s biggest mistake yet

“The overspending of £15m has upset Tan Sri greatly, resulting in the removal on Iain Moody as head of recruitment. As such, he has stated that not a single penny will be made available in January. “Having been the highest-spending … Read more…

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