1. Scotland v Argentina: Butcher's Beef With Maradona

    Tomorrow night, Fabio Capello will have a chance to cast his eye over some potential new England footballers after injuries continue to affect his preparations for the to the forefront of the club vs country debate...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about over 5 years ago 182 reads 0 comments

  2. Tottenham: Is Gareth the Man to Bale Out Spurs?

    Two years ago he was the darling of Welsh football and talk abounded of a lucrative move to Old Trafford. Gareth Bale came to prominence with the Wales national team through head-turning performances on the international stage...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about over 5 years ago 381 reads 4 comments

  3. There's Only One Timothee Atouba

    This article is inspired by the pub. In particular by one of the greatest modern-day inventions in the eyes of this particular football nut obsessive. Quiz machines really are one of the marvels of modern English society...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about over 5 years ago 182 reads 5 comments

  4. Glorious European Nights Haunt Tottenham

    The glory days of Bill Nick's brilliantly simple, stylish and successful pass-and-go football, Hoddle's genius and Villa's magic are a distant and blurry memory in all but the older and more delusional portion of Tottenham supporters...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about over 5 years ago 104 reads 0 comments

  5. T'rific! A Tribute to The Man Who Can

    Congratulations to Harry Redknapp on a "terrific start" (definitely a Harry phrase) to his managerial reign at White Hart Lane...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about over 5 years ago 238 reads 0 comments

  6. Stanford Superstar Showdown Washout

    If Sir Allen Stanford wanted a hero to emerge from last night's money-spinning dual between England and his so-called "Superstars," his luck was in as the humble Andre Fletcher and brutal Chris ...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about over 5 years ago 222 reads 2 comments

  7. Trusty Harry a Sound Investment For Sorry Spurs

    Harry Redknapp was in the stands as Spurs picked up three vital Premier League points against a poor Bolton team. Roman Pavlyuchenko and the much-maligned Darren Bent were on the scoresheet as Tottenham fought their way to a 2-0 win at White Hart Lane...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about almost 6 years ago 82 reads 0 comments

  8. Live Rhythm and Blues at Emirates as in-tune Arsenal swing past Porto

    Arsenal beat Porto in last night's Champions League Group G match at the Emirates stadium 4-0. Despite an impressive start by the visitors, who looked compact in defensive and dangerous ...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about almost 6 years ago 270 reads 2 comments

  9. Ramos Setting His Sights Too High

    I am an ardent Spurs fan and, as such, the team's start to the current season comes as another bitter disappointment...

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  10. Clumsy cliches and harmful humour do Lawrenson and co. no favours

    As I watch Tottenham slip to another dismal defeat against a side in the top 4 or in mid-table...or in the bottom 4 for that matter.....

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about almost 6 years ago 157 reads 0 comments

  11. Spurs Undone By Transfer Approach

    As I write this article, the Tottenham Hotspur players and management will be on their way home, satisfied with an afternoon shift which was uninspiring but meant that they will not ...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about almost 6 years ago 118 reads 0 comments

  12. Yorkshire CCC - Leaving The Past Behind

    Yorkshire Cricket has struggled for many years now to come out of the dusty shadows left lingering behind by the greats that have graced Headingley over the past decades - Wilfred Rhodes, Herbert Sutcliffe, Freddy Trueman, Brian Close and the like...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about 6 years ago 272 reads 1 comments

  13. Seeing The Funny Side Of Sport

    Ex-Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho once replied to a question about the dubious state of Chelsea's Stamford Bridge pitch with the following pearl of wisdom: "Sometimes you see beautiful people with no brains...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about 6 years ago 1,836 reads 1 comments

  14. Twenty20—in Search of a Winning Formula

    All of the hype and controversy regarding the various breakaway and officially recognised Twenty20 competitions aside, the question of how to succeed in the newest short format of the game is seldom discussed...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about 6 years ago 545 reads 5 comments

  15. The BBC - an A+ for Euro coverage

    Despite England's non-participation in Euro 2008, this championship has surely been one of the more enjoyable experiences an armchair sports fan in England or in fact, anywhere around the world, could hope for...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about 6 years ago 552 reads 0 comments

  16. Once in a Blue Moon...

    Following France's pitiful exit from Euro 2008 - which was reminiscent of a similar national disgrace at the 2002 World Cup - many former players and managers have as usual debated the whys and hows of this latest embarrassment...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about 6 years ago 193 reads 0 comments

  17. Euro 2008: Turkey Holds Their Nerves to Reach Semi-Finals

    Football is a most peculiar game. For 118 minutes of this Euro 2008 quarter final, the football was dire. For two minutes it was breathtaking, scintillating...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about 6 years ago 1,006 reads 9 comments

  18. Colin Kazim-Richards. A great success story.

    Bolton fans to this day still wear T-shirts emblazoned with a photo of Jay Jay Okocha and the line: “Jay Jay: so good they named him twice...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about 6 years ago 659 reads 3 comments

  19. Croatia vs. Turkey: a Battle of Hearts and Minds

    Tomorrow evening (Friday), the large majority of the 22 Croatian and Turkish players that take to the field in the Ernst Happel stadium in Vienna will be playing the biggest match of their footballing careers...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about 6 years ago 1,310 reads 7 comments

  20. Croatia rest stars, cruise into quarter finals

    Last night, a second-string Croatia dominated Poland for long periods of their final group match but had just Ivan Klasnic's classy strike early in the second half as proof of their clear superiority...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about 6 years ago 465 reads 0 comments

  21. Croatia-Germany: Croatia surprise disjointed Germans in Klagenfurt

    Both sides entered the second match of their Euro 2008 campaign knowing that they could afford to lose and still progress...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about 6 years ago 742 reads 4 comments

  22. Euro 2008: Croatia Open Their Account with an Unconvincing and Uninspiring Win.

    Having masterminded an impressive victory over England at Wembley to qualify for the tournament, Croatia's enigmatic and unconventional coach Slaven Bilic has been in a bullish mood in the lead up to his side's first game...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about 6 years ago 855 reads 6 comments

  23. English Cricket - an Asian future?

    On the day when a new cricket 'Champions League' involving teams from England, India, Australia and South Africa and played out in front of Middle Eastern and Asian fanatics has been revealed, I find myself asking what future English cricket has...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about 6 years ago 612 reads 4 comments

  24. Euro 2008- potentially the most exciting European championship for years

    On Saturday afternoon, millions of football fans the world over will turn on their TV screens in anticipation of a special and intriguing football tournament...

    Chris Potter Written by Chris Potter about 6 years ago 1,119 reads 12 comments