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Top prospects seeking to impress on Europa stage

Two key reasons why Daniel Levy placed Andre Villas-Boas in charge at White Hart Lane.

Firstly, the former Porto and Chelsea boss shares the Tottenham chairman’s desire to collect trophies.

Secondly, Villas-Boas is keen to build and develop a squad for long-term success – something that is at the fore of Levy’s strategy.

The much-derided Europa League consequently becomes a key competition for Spurs this season. Continue reading

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Another new era looming at the Lane

Walking out of the ground with growing resignation of the misery to come, following the abject Spurs display against Norwich.

Enduring the Wembley way sheep herding after a humiliating thrashing at the hands of Chelsea.

Watching on as our North London rivals ease past us into third spot while Roberto di Matteo’s side storm into the Champions League final, to add to their FA Cup charge.

It’s been a bitter, depressing time. Continue reading

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Window watch: Surely Harry’s bluffing

It’s going to be a quiet January for Spurs?

So Harry says… unless the ‘special player’ he keeps talking about is someway, somehow whisked to North London.

As for the identity of said ‘special player’ – Kaka, Leandro, Tevez – nobody bar Harry can be quite sure who fits the bill. Continue reading

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Match preview: Spurs v Rubin Kazan

Spurs face their toughest challenge yet in the Europa League this season, when they take on Russian outfit Rubin Kazan at White Hart Lane.

With both sides on four points from two matches, a win would help Harry Redknapp’s team stamp their authority in the group and press their claims for top spot.

Injury problems have dominated the build up to this one and options are thin on the ground for the Spurs boss. Continue reading

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Spurs v Shamrock Rovers: match preview

Spurs take on Shamrock Rovers at White Hart Lane tonight with the shadow of Sunday’s North London Derby looming large. Harry Redknapp won’t be risking his top first teamers for this one but, with some players returning from injury and others with points to prove, it will be an interesting team selection from the Spurs boss. Continue reading

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