Andre Villas Boas

And Pochettino Makes It 10: Levy's 9 Previous Tottenham Managers

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Sport

Mauricio Pochettino is the ninth Tottenham manager Daniel Levy has appointed in a little over 13 years as chairman of the club. "In Mauricio I beli...

When AVB, RVP And Moyesy Met - On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Sport

It is not easy being Robin van Persie, André Villas-Boas or David Moyes. The Dutch striker has suffered numerous injuries this season, Villas-Boas wa...

AVB Is Back In The Game, But Where?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Sport

Former Chelsea and Tottenham André Villas-Boas has agreed a two-year deal to manage Zenit St Petersburg. The 36-year-old, who was sacked as Spurs ...

Short-Termism's Damaging Effect on the Premier League

Joe Cooper | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Cooper

The development of the Premier League into a massive international brand means that there are astronomical amounts of money to be made. Unfortunately, those who own football clubs are usually out to make a quick buck and in many cases do not possess the know-how to run a successful club...

Adebayor Proving His Worth Under Sherwood

Ben McAleer | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

Perhaps André Villas-Boas' biggest mistake as Tottenham head coach was to not utilise Emmanuel Adebayor. The Togolese has previously been recognised as a disruptive dressing room influence, yet, under the stewardship of Tim Sherwood, has shown why he deserves a starting spot at White Hart Lane.

Sherwood Deserves a Chance, But This Changes Nothing

Byron Dean | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Sport
Byron Dean

I'm happy to give Tim Sherwood a chance as Tottenham manager. I'm open to his suggestions and ideas. I'm impressed with the increased creativity and flair that the team are playing with; and, I confess, it is great to see Spurs attacking, getting players forward and scoring again...

Andre Villas-Boas: Manager of the People

Tristan Cross | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Sport
Tristan Cross

I like Andre Villas-Boas because he's just some guy, like me. He isn't your usual model of seasoned ex-pro, having already enjoyed a playing career unobtainable to us footballing incompetent hoi-polloi, then becoming doubly enviable with their next career move upstairs. He is just some guy who managed to become a football manager.

Unlucky 13 For Mackay - The Premier League's 2013 Managerial Departures

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 27.12.2013 | UK Sport

Malky Mackay became the sixth Premier League managerial casualty of the season and the 13th departure of the calendar year when Cardiff sacked him on ...

Levy Takes Risk on Sherwood: It's Tim's Time

Oliver Roston | Posted 23.02.2014 | UK Sport
Oliver Roston

Having been vilified by many Spurs fans in recent day for throwing my weight behind the appointment of Tim Sherwood, I deemed it necessary to write a few words explaining the rationale behind my support.

Newcastle Show Benefit of Evolution Not Revolution

Isaac Leigh | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Isaac Leigh

As Cardiff City, West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur prepare for Christmas chaos rather than cheer, it is easy to forget that Newcastle United were the club in turmoil at the beginning of this most remarkable of Premier League seasons.

Spurs Have Not Approached Saints Boss Pochettino (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

Tottenham have made no contact with Mauricio Pochettino about their vacant manager's job, the Southampton boss has confirmed. Southampton host mana...

Were Spurs and West Brom Right to Sack AVB and Steve Clarke?

Ashley Khossousi | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Sport
Ashley Khossousi

This past weekend cost two notable Premier League managers their jobs, with Andre Villas Boas's sacking from Spurs being the most high-profile. The Portuguese manager got the axe on Monday morning after his Tottenham side slumped to a thumping 5-0 mauling at the hands of Liverpool in front of their own White Hart Lane faithful on Sunday afternoon.

Managerial Merry-Go-Round Lacks Variety

Isaac Leigh | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Sport
Isaac Leigh

Andre Villas-Boas and Steve Clarke became the latest casualties of a ubiquitous perversion of Christmas cheer this weekend... But for both men, it is a case of 'goodbye but not farewell'. So clique-infested is the managerial merry-go-round that they will be back before you know it.

Capello? Klinsmann? Laudrup? Who Should Be The New Spurs Coach?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Sport

Tottenham have sacked their second coach in 18 months, as André Villas-Boas became the third Spurs boss to go before Christmas in the last six years....

Samuel Luckhurst

Time For Levy To Showcase His Managerial Credentials

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

So the similarities with 2007 have extended to Tottenham sacking their manager. Six years ago, Spurs spent millions in the transfer window only to sta...

Sacked In The Morning: Villas-Boas Leaves Tottenham

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Sport

André Villas-Boas has been sacked as Tottenham coach a day after their 5-0 Premier League defeat to Liverpool. Spurs said in a short statement on ...

'LOL' - Assou-Ekotto And Adebayor Appear To Mock Spurs' 0-5 Defeat To Liverpool

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Sport

Tottenham defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto appeared to mock their 5-0 trouncing at the hands of Liverpool on Sunday night on Twitter. Assou-Ekotto post...

Tottenham 0-5 Liverpool: Should Spurs Sack Villas-Boas?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK Sport

André Villas-Boas has pledged not to resign as Tottenham manager despite overseeing Spurs' heaviest-ever home league defeat to Liverpool. The unde...

Managers and the Media: Friend or Foe?

Antony Moule | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Sport
Antony Moule

Quoting Malcolm X for a football article could be deemed a little eccentric and bizarre, but I believe this particular quote is definitely suitable when discussing modern global football and a particular incident that occurred over the past couple of weeks...

Holtby Finally Comes Good To Clinch Spurs Win (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Sport

Lewis Holtby scored his first Premier League goal for Tottenham to give them a first win in five at Fulham. Spurs rallied after Ashkan Dejagah thre...

Samuel Luckhurst

Villas-Boas Has Bigger Concerns Than The Mail's Redknapp Cheerleaders

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

Whether Tottenham won, lost or drew with Manchester United, André Villas-Boas was ready for a confrontation. He needed little persuasion to expand on...

Samuel Luckhurst

Villas-Boas Gets Into Slanging Match With 'Disrespectful' Journalist

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 01.12.2013 | UK Sport

André Villas-Boas showcased his erratic behaviour at Tottenham during a slanging match with a "disrespectful" journalist. Three days after he had ...

Samuel Luckhurst

Spurs Exciting To Watch Again, But Rooney Earns United A Draw

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

Despite the unkind kick-off time, Tottenham and Manchester United produced a stimulating hangover cure at lunchtime. Traditionally a fixture laden ...

Villas-Boas Has Tromsø 'Sacked In The Morning Fan' Ejected

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Sport

André Villas-Boas' thin-skinned behaviour at Chelsea has returned at Tottenham in recent weeks, and the Portuguese became so incensed at a Tromsø fa...

Is Booing Your Own Side Ever Worth it?

Tristan Cross | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Sport
Tristan Cross

As with all walks of life, constructive criticism should obviously be encouraged, but there is a clear difference between engaging in deserved, even frank, assessment, and pure bile and diatribe, the type of which that is increasingly populating the stands at home grounds, social media and hackneyed journalism.