Monthly Archives: April 2013

Bayern, Barça, Man Utd & Co Must Form A Super League To Save Football

This piece originally appeared on http://www.sabotagetimes.com. Tuesday was a day of watershed moments that more or less established Bayern Munich as football’s latest pre-eminent force and confirmed in my mind the need for a European Super League to make the … Continue reading

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Wigan Athletic vs Tottenham Hotspur – Tactical Preview

This piece originally appeared on SpursStatMan.com. Tottenham must have been tearing their hair out when they looked at the season’s fixtures and saw that they would be travelling to Wigan at the end of April. After all, from late February … Continue reading

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Borussia Dortmund 4-0 Real Madrid – Match Report

This piece originally appeared on http://www.sabotagetimes.com. Tough times lie ahead for Borussia Dortmund and make no mistake about it, but if that was the last time we see this brilliant side play to its maximum potential then we should ensure … Continue reading

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Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City – Tactical Preview

This piece originally appeared on SpursStatMan.com. With their chances of Champions League qualification decreasing markedly by the week, Tottenham face an almighty struggle in Sunday’s game against Manchester City. It will be an intriguing affair and one virtually incomparable to … Continue reading

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What If Gazza Had Scored Against Germany At Euro 96?

This piece originally appeared on http://www.sabotagetimes.com. It is the summer of 1996. The weather is brilliant, football is coming home and I am terrified of Jürgen Klinsmann. I am so thoroughly petrified, in fact, that I am refusing to watch … Continue reading

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Tottenham Hotspur vs Everton – Tactical Preview

This piece originally appeared on SpursStatMan.com. In this season perhaps more than any other, Tottenham versus Everton presents a real clash of styles. André Villas-Boas is one of the poster boys for the modern continental tactics, typically favouring a high … Continue reading

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Observations From Málaga vs Dortmund

This piece originally appeared on http://www.sabotagetimes.com. Dortmund Did Not Play Like Champions League Winners While it would be churlish to write them off entirely – no side ever won the tournament with their quarter-final display, after all – Dortmund revealed … Continue reading

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