Monthly Archives: March 2013

Swansea City vs Tottenham Hotspur – Tactical Preview

This piece originally appeared on SpursStatMan.com. At the start of the season one would have looked at facing Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium days after an international break and winced at the prospect. While Tottenham’s squad is full of … Continue reading

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Why I Would Rather Have Adel Taarabt Than Wayne Rooney

This piece originally appeared on http://www.sabotagetimes.com. Rare is the time when something said by Alan Shearer leads to thoughts of anything bar a single act of swift and merciless anti-Geordie violence, but his prolonged attempts to end Adel Taarabt’s career … Continue reading

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The ‘Did They Really Play In England?’ XI

This piece originally appeared on http://www.sabotagetimes.com. Goalkeeper: Andreas Isaksson – Manchester City [2006-2008 – 20 appearances, 0 goals] The big Swede has been his nation’s first choice goalkeeper for the best part of a decade, appearing in four major tournaments … Continue reading

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Arsenal Fans Speak: The Plastic Majority Don’t Know How Lucky They Are

This piece originally appeared on http://www.sabotagetimes.com. No Arsenal defeat these days is complete without a total Twitter meltdown. For better or worse, we’re all familiar with the toys out of the pram brigade, the #TearsForPiers hashtag and the scores of … Continue reading

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Lincoln: Film Review

This piece originally appeared on http://www.sabotagetimes.com. The more I think about it, the odder Lincoln seems. It is an unashamedly grandiose spectacle but one that is sentimental in all the wrong ways: an earnest re-telling of a true story but … Continue reading

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