Monthly Archives: May 2014

England vs Peru: Another Nail In Wayne Rooney’s Coffin

It is dangerous to read too much into one game of football and even more so when it is the first of three meaningless friendlies played ahead of a major international tournament. England’s 3-0 victory over Peru’s kids was just … Continue reading

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Rule The Roost Podcast End Of Season Round-up

This week I appeared on the Tottenham Hotspur-themed podcast Rule The Roost‘s end of season round-up. Over the course of nearly two hours, Jack Hussey, Raj Bains and I discussed the highs and lows of the campaign, the impact of Daniel Levy’s latest … Continue reading

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Balancing Chelsea’s Flanks: A Wing-Back Conundrum

This article originally appeared on Plains Of Almeria. It now goes beyond cliché to talk about Chelsea’s move towards a holistic model in which the first-team, U21 and youth squads play using the same system, with the same general strategies … Continue reading

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Five Favourites – Thom Yorke

Jetstream [Spitting Feathers – 2006] Amok [Amok – 2013] Lotus Flower (Jacques Greene RMX) [TKOL RMX 1234567 – 2011] Cymbal Rush [The Eraser – 2006] Ego [Ego/Mirror – 2011]

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Mauricio Pochettino At Tottenham: What To Expect?

This article originally appeared on SpursStatMan.com. So, once more into a brave new world at Tottenham Hotspur as the reign of yet another gifted young manager begins. As with every newcomer at White Hart Lane, Mauricio Pochettino’s mission is to … Continue reading

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Five Favourites – The Beatles

For No One [Revolver – 1966] Within You, Without You [Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – 1967] I Want You (She’s So Heavy) [Abbey Road – 1969] Tomorrow Never Knows [Revolver – 1966] Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) [Rubber … Continue reading

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Five Favourites – Portishead

We Carry On [Third – 2008] Only You [Portishead – 1997] Machine Gun [Third – 2008] The Rip [Third – 2008] Roads [Dummy – 1994]

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