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Champions League Draw: Man Utd & Liverpool Both Face Tough Draws

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The draw for the Champions League round of 16 was made this morning with the tie of the round undoubtedly the clash of European heavyweights Liverpool and Bayern Munich.  Jurgen Klopp’s charges were the last British team drawn out and were guaranteed to play Bayern by the time it came around. Klopp has a history with the German kingpins as …

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Pochettino Believes Spurs Can Take Inspiration From Champions League

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Tottenham should seek inspiration from an unlikely run to the last 16 of the Champions League to pose a Premier League title challenge, believes Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino. Despite the midweek exertions of drawing 1-1 away to Barcelona to progress in Europe, Spurs closed to within five points of Premier League leaders Manchester City thanks to substitute Christian Eriksen’s stoppage-time …

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Premier League Giants All Kept Apart In FA Cup Fifth Round Draw

This evening’s draw for the fifth round of The Emirates FA Cup kept all of the remaining Premier League giants apart but did throw up a rematch of the 2013 final. Wigan Athletic famously upset Manchester City to win the cup five years ago at Wembley and they will have to come through the Sky Blues again if they hope to reclaim …

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Report: Pep Guardiola Seeking Danny Rose Deal To Kickstart Defensive Revamp

Manchester City have been roundly criticised for defensive vulnerability this season. Despite last summer’s massive investment in recruiting John Stones from Everton, City manager Pep Guardiola has struggled to find the right balance in his defence. It is largely agreed that full-backs Gael Clichy, Bacary Sagna and Pablo Zabaleta are approaching the latter years of their top-flight careers. And Guardiola …

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Analysis: The FA Cup Fourth Round Was Certainly One To Remember

SUTTON, GREATER LONDON - JANUARY 29: Jamie Collins of Sutton United (L) scores his sides first goal from the penalty spot during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Sutton United and Leeds United at Borough Sports Ground on January 29, 2017 in Sutton, Greater London. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

This weekend has brought about some shock results that will go down in FA Cup history, with Wolves, Lincoln City, Oxford, Millwall and Sutton United amongst those to hit the headlines. It is also the first time in the history of the competition that two non-league teams have progressed to the fifth round. The first game of the round saw …

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John Terry Perfectly Puts Chelsea Defeat Into Context

MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 20: John Terry of Chelsea arrives for the Premier League match between Middlesbrough and Chelsea at Riverside Stadium on November 20, 2016 in Middlesbrough, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Tottenham downed Chelsea 2-0 on Wednesday night, bringing the Blues’ stunning run of form to an abrupt end. Antonio Conte’s charges had been in search of a record 14th consecutive league victory in a row, but it wasn’t to be. Interestingly, Chelsea’s last league loss had also been at the hands of a London rival, Arsenal. The 3-0 drubbing on …

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Watch: Lauren Koscielny And Shkodran Mustafi Dominating Diego Costa Shows How Much Arsenal Have Improved

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Diego Costa of Chelsea (L) and Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal (R) battle for possession during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

“That’s the thing about Arsenal, they always try to walk it in.” Amazingly, even though this quote from an episode of The IT Crowd is from 2008, it still seemed to apply as much to Arsenal last season as it ever had. A by-now familiar tale of a title challenge petering out largely thanks to disappointing performances in big games unfolded …

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Tottenham Winger Linked With Move Back To Serie A

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 14: Erik Lamela #18 of Argentina battles Pedro Azogue #15 of Bolivia during the 2016 Copa America Centenario Group D match at CenturyLink Field on June 14, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Argentinian attacker Erik Lamela has emerged as a transfer target for Serie A club Inter Milan, according to Gazetta World. The 24-year-old, who’s been capped 22 times by his country, enjoyed an impressive two-year spell in the Serie A following a £10 million move from River Plate in 2011. The attacking midfielder immediately impressed on his arrival at Roma, scoring …

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Guardian Report Manchester United Striker Agrees Exit While Van Gaal Moves For Replacement

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According to the always reliable Guardian, Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie has agreed terms with Fenerbahce.  According to Jamie Jackson’s report in The Guardian, Robin Van Persie’s agent, Kees Vos, is currently in Istanbul finalising a deal. The Dutch striker has already agreed personal terms and is set to sign a four year deal with the Turkish giants once …

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Stats Don’t Lie: Charlie Austin vs Harry Kane

We compare the statistics of two of the Premier League’s hottest strikers this season. All the fanfare has seemed to follow Tottenham’s Harry Kane, but just how far behind is the QPR man? It’s been a whirlwind season for young English striker Harry Kane and an international call up has rightly followed in line with his exceptional form. With 19 …

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Five Talking Points From Tottenham vs Man Utd

After a dull nil all draw at White Hart Lane. We look at five talking points from the game. 1. Hugo Lloris is One of the Best In terms of the goalkeeper debate  in the premier league this season, the vast majority seem to only be mentioning De Gea or Courtois but at this point Lllois simply has to be …

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English Football, Saido Berahino & The Saviour Complex

Conor Heffernan discusses the hype surrounding Saido Berahino and the potential dangers of the pressure placed upon him by the English media. In the build up to last night’s Manchester United-West Brom match, one English website compared West Brom and England Under-21 Striker Saido Berahino, who scored during the 2-2 draw, to Manchester United’s Falcao. The conclusion drawn was that Berahino …

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Tottenham May Sign Free Agent To Beef Up Attack

Franco Baldini, Tottenham Hotspur’s technical director finds himself in hot water as he gets blamed for failing to sign a new striker meanwhile boss Mauricio Pochettino may look towards free agent Jonas to provide more firepower up front. Tottenham Hotspur’s technical director Franco Baldini might be under pressure to hang onto his job after a disappointing summer transfer window, according …

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Tottenham – Thursday’s Transfer News

Mixed news for Tottenham fans on Thursday, as Hugo Lloris commits to the club and Jan Vertonghen is linked with a move to Catalan giants Barcelona. Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has put rumours about a departure from North London to bed by signing a new five-year contract with the club. The deal is a massive boost to Mauricio Pochettino’s side, as …

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