Theo Delaney
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Theo Delaney is a film director and writer. He makes TV commercials and many other kinds of films through his production company Hotspur & Argyle and has won a variety of awards doing so. His career started in journalism and his writing has appeared in a diverse range of places including The Guardian, FHM, Campaign and Sabotage Times. A lifelong fan of Tottenham Hotspur, he has had a season ticket at White Hart Lane for 25 years. He was the co writer/director of Tottenham’s official 125th anniversary films and he is a regular contributor to the popular 'Spurs Show' podcast.

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Tottenham's Problem May Be the Ponderous Dembele

(3) Comments | Posted 23 September 2014 | (00:00)

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Tottenham's second consecutive home defeat raises questions about Moussa Dembele's midfield contribution. Illustration by Richard Swarbrick.

Nobody at White Hart Lane saw this coming. A truly dismal display by Tottenham against a team that was billed as the worst...

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The Mystery of Paulinho Endures as Spurs Take Solid Point in Belgrade

(0) Comments | Posted 19 September 2014 | (09:26)

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Despite his goal in the last round against Limassol, Paulinho continues to underwhelm in a Spurs shirt. Illustration by Richard Swarbrick.


A point and a clean sheet in Belgrade against reasonable opposition in a hostile stadium constitutes a solid...

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The Champions League, Cain Hoy and Milton Keynes Beckon for Spurs

(2) Comments | Posted 15 September 2014 | (10:49)

Young Harry Kane always scores. That's what you found yourself thinking when he came off the bench with Spurs cruising at 2-1 against Sunderland on Saturday. Then he did, in the wrong net, to present Sunderland with one of the most undeserved points in their long history.

A week is...

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Spurs Fans Will Have to Take Their Medicine If They Want to Stay Among the Big Boys

(1) Comments | Posted 3 September 2014 | (15:53)

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Raheem Sterling scores Liverpool's first goal in their comprehensive 3-0 victory at White Hart Lane. Illustration by Richard Swarbrick.


Transfer windows are enormously entertaining. Like the drafts in American sport they sometimes seem much more exciting than the game itself. The...

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Spurs Must Be Wary of Sturridge and Sterling's Pace and Guile If They Are to Avenge Last Season's Humblings

(1) Comments | Posted 29 August 2014 | (16:07)

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Celebrations following Andros Townsend's penalty in Tottenham's 3-0 victory over AEL Limassol. Illustration Richard Swarbrick.


A second leg Europa qualifier against lowly opposition with a lead already in the bank will never be the most compelling of games. At least...

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A New Dawn at Tottenham That May Not Prove False

(1) Comments | Posted 25 August 2014 | (17:22)

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Tottenham's third goal v QPR following 48 consecutive passes. Illustration by Richard Swarbrick.

Nobody who saw stuttering Spurs beat a poor West Ham side on the opening day of the season thought they were anywhere close to clicking in the way new boss...

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Clever Pochettino and Potent Lamela Promise Tricky Tottenham Returns for Redknapp and Hoddle

(0) Comments | Posted 22 August 2014 | (13:50)

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Gareth Bale, one of the stars of Redknapp's thrilling Tottenham side. (Illustration by Richard Swarbrick)


Two games into the new season, is a pattern emerging? Half way through Tottenham's Europa League game on Thursday night at little AEL Limassol things looked...

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After Guffawing Their Way Out Of Upton Park, Spurs Fans Face Sober Reflection

(1) Comments | Posted 18 August 2014 | (15:30)

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Eric Dier's last minute winner by Richard Swarbrick


Every football fan knows that the best route to a derby victory is the one that inflicts the most dismay and humiliation on the opposition. When Spurs had Naughton sent off midway through...

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Back Spurs to Win the Premier League

(1) Comments | Posted 16 August 2014 | (00:00)

Nobody is talking about Tottenham as title contenders. You might argue that no one ever does but in recent years they've been considered pre-season dark horses at least. This term you can get north of 70/1 on the Lillywhites with all the bookies agreed that the champions will emerge from...

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