1. 2009 in English Football: Good Year, Bad Year

    2009 has been a turbulent year for many football teams in England. Insolvency, administration worries, points deductions, 'sheiky takovers', revolving doors and other various high-profile scandals have dominated column space in the media...

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  2. Premier League Weekend Preview: Defining Moment in Race for Champions League?

    On Wednesday night, Liverpool made history for all the wrong reasons. Their 2-1 reverse against group champions Fiorentina meant that, for the first time ever, The Reds had lost two consecutive European home games...

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  3. Everton vs Tottenham Hotspur: Toffees Look for Home Sweetener

    "Spurs are just a team of midgets." This was ex-Spurs defender Graham Robert's damning verdict at the start of this year...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about almost 5 years ago 188 reads 2 comments

  4. Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: Ibra Steals the Limelight In El Clasico

    Cristiano Ronaldo suffered defeat on his long—awaited return to La Liga action after two months out with a recurrence of an ankle injury...

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  5. FIFA World Cup 2010: Looking Out on The Horizon

    '...And France are going to the World Cup Finals. Huge relief for Raymond Domenech...' After his controversial handball set up William Gallas' undeserving extra-time winner in France's decisive ...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about almost 5 years ago 881 reads 28 comments

  6. How Fabio Capello Can Lead England to Glory in South Africa

    On May 8, 2006, Sven-Goran Eriksson surprised the footballing world by naming inexperienced 16-year-old Arsenal starlet Theo Walcott to his final World Cup squad...

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  7. Brazil 1-0 England: England Wilt in Doha Heat

    England stuttered to an ingenuous 1-0 defeat this evening in humid Middle Eastern conditions in their friendly match against top seeds Brazil at Doha's Khalifa Stadium...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about almost 5 years ago 363 reads 13 comments

  8. There's No Other Day Like A Saturday: Spurs-Sunderland Blog

    Drubbed by the Goons at the Library after being mugged by the Potters (pun intended) at the Lane. Humbled by United and Chelsea before...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about almost 5 years ago 80 reads 2 comments

  9. EPL Weekend Preview: Will the Real Arsenal Please Stand Up?

    Saturday Last weekend, the gulf in class between Arsenal and Spurs was brutal. Robbie Keane, reportedly at the game, left The Emirates stadium with his tail between his legs after Van Persie's ...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about almost 5 years ago 552 reads 3 comments

  10. Harry and 'Lotti To Feel Grotty? FA Spanks Fergie's Botty

    Wow! Two weeks without a football being kicked in the Premier League, but the tabloids still seem able to light the blue touch paper on all kinds of issues both on and (mainly) off the field...

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  11. EPL Sunday Preview: United to Stuff City, Spurs' Chelsea Hoodoo To Continue

    Chelsea welcome Tottenham Hotspur to Stamford Bridge this afternoon in confident mood, following five wins from five matches in the League to date this season, including a spirited win at the virtually impregnable Britannia stadium last time around...

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  12. Do Tottenham Hotspur Have the Nerve to Challenge at the Top?

    Tottenham Hotspur were flying. They had brushed aside Liverpool, destroyed Hull, and were scoring goals for fun. Then they played Manchester United...

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  13. Is Giovani Dos Santos Fighting a Losing Battle at Spurs?

    Recognise that fella in the Spurs shirt firing the ball towards goal? No...I thought you might not. Since his £4...

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  14. How To Win Money Betting On World Football This Season

    Burnley beating Man U and Everton at home? Spurs top of the Premier League after three games? Everton and Aston Villa struggling near the foot of the table? Newcastle still undefeated? Bryan ...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about 5 years ago 391 reads 10 comments

  15. What Are the Keys To Tottenham Hotspur's Early Premier League Success?

    Tottenham have powered to the top of the Premier League following an impressive opening day victory over title hopefuls Liverpool, and a 5-1 demolition of Hull City at the KC stadium last night...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about 5 years ago 415 reads 10 comments

  16. How to Get Out of the The Blocks Quickly in The Premier League

    In October 2007, Tottenham Hotspur sacked Martin Jol after a disastrous opening to the season, culminating in a 3-1 defeat to Newcastle United. In October 2008, Tottenham Hotspur sacked Juande Ramos after six defeats in their opening eight league games.

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  17. England-Ukraine: Fabio Capello Relieved after Insipid Performance

    Will David Beckham run out of skin to tattoo? Can Frank Lampard and Andriy Shevchenko just get a room? Does Capello actually have emotions? Did David Pleat actually call Andriy Voronin ...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about over 5 years ago 281 reads 2 comments

  18. It's All About...Marsaxlokk F.C.

    I am back from the wilderness (it may even be forty days and forty nights since my last instalment) but, as promised, in this article I examine Maltese footballing superpower Marsaxlokk...

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  19. The EPL Awards: Team ff the Year

    As we near the end of another gripping Premier League season, packed with brilliant attacking play, atrocious defending, horrendous tackles, inspirational performances, and a lot of surprises, it is time for you fans to have your say...

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  20. World Cup Watch Part Two: Argentina

    Argentina is the focus of this second report on the challengers for the prestigious Jules Rimet trophy at next year's FIFA World Cup in South Africa...

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  21. World Cup Watch Part One: Brazil

    The first in a series looking at the teams vying to win the coveted Jules Rimet trophy in South Africa next summer looks at Brazil, a footballing giant with a history of producing outrageously talented footballers and an undying love for the game...

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  22. FIFA World Cup 2010: Are England Contenders Or Pretenders?

    Twelve points from four matches. So far so good. England go into next week's home 2010 World Cup qualification match against Ukraine in buoyant mood and good form...

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  23. Bayern Munich to Win the Champions League and Exact Revenge For '99 Heartache?

    We've been here before haven't we? Down to the last eight of the 2008-09 UEFA Champions League and, yet again, English clubs are the flavour of the month...

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  24. Lennon and Keane Crucial to Tottenham Hotspur's Surival

    Lennon was a threat throughout, Keane was clinical when it mattered, Spurs got a crucial point that they deserved to continue the momentum they have been building in recent weeks...

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  25. The 2012 Olympics: Out Of Dark Comes Light

    Finding great photos for articles—a dilemma that many fellow Bleachers share I am sure. You have researched the article, prepared your angle, structured the article, and finished a finely tuned piece of writing with a cunning title...

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