Archive | June 18, 2012

AVB to Spurs?

Spurs are reported to have made contact with representatives of Andre Villas-Boas as they step up their search for a replacement for Harry Redknapp. Andre Villas-Boas is a candidate for the Spurs job Redknapp was surprisingly axed on Wednesday after guiding Tottenham to fourth place last season – although Chelsea’s victory over Bayern Munich in […]

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Clint deserves a Fistful of Dollars

ESPN Soccernet’s Norman Hubbard analyzes the past season for Fulham’s main man Clint Dempsey and questions whether he will be able to gain a well-deserved move to a more “illustrious” English club. “In first place, the world-class player at the peak of his powers, whose goal tally showed his efficiency but whose finishing revealed flair […]

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A new brief for Di Matteo

Richard Folly of ESPN Soccernet informs us of the challenges that face Chelsea’s (now permanent) manager, Roberto Di Matteo and the changing of the guard that he may have to oversee. “Even in Roberto Di Matteo’s finest two hours, a living warning stood a matter of metres away. As Chelsea eventually overcame Bayern Munich to […]

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Eden Hazard is Roman Abramovich’s first step in rebuilding of Chelsea

David Hytner at The Guardian writes about the immediate aftermath at Chelsea after winning the Champions League, specifically Roman Abramovich’s desire to shake things up in order to make the most of his team’s standing as Europe’s top club. Continue reading here.

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