In Praise of… Cup replays
Mathew Philpotts on Saturday, April 20 2024

In Praise of… Cup replays

What’s your abiding early FA Cup memory? It might be Shearer smashing the ball in against Spurs at Old Trafford. Or Rob Lee’s bullet header of an equaliser at Wembley against Chelsea. God, if you’re in your early (hundred and) teens, it might even be the last time we won the bloody thing. Mine? List

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News From Nowhere – Non League Review, April 2024
Mathew Philpotts on Friday, April 19 2024

News From Nowhere – Non League Review, April 2024

Despite the fact is doesn’t seem two minutes since the Christmas decorations were put away, it is, as Flight of the Conchords would say, business time for our non league sides as the season reaches its climax. Lets just say, as ever, there is plenty to write about. *** We have to start with GATESHEA

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New Financial Rules – Same Crooked Game
Mathew Philpotts on Wednesday, April 17 2024

New Financial Rules – Same Crooked Game

Another week, another set of obscure financial rules to try and get our heads round. Yes, just when we’d all managed to sound knowledgeable by remembering to refer to PSR not FFP, the Premier League passed a resolution to move away from their current system and adopt a new set of financial regulatio

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THRU BLACK & WHITE EYES – In The Hunt – 15/Apr/2024
Michael Martin on Monday, April 15 2024

THRU BLACK & WHITE EYES – In The Hunt – 15/Apr/2024

Since the FAC exit at Man City we have won three games from four and drawn the other, albeit that draw representing two points lost against a poor Everton with so many chances missed to make it a good win. But concentrating on the positives is back in vogue after a winter of injuries and...The post

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TF Player Ratings – Newcastle Utd 4-0 Spurs
Mathew Philpotts on Saturday, April 13 2024

TF Player Ratings – Newcastle Utd 4-0 Spurs

Doors. Scores. Scott Robson. Of course. *** Martin Dúbravka – 7. Made a couple of saves, but throughout the game, despite a lot of Tottenham possession, he didn’t have much to do. Jacob Murphy – 8. Excellent performance in an unfamiliar role. The first 15 minutes he looked nervous but once he got go

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TF Match Report – Newcastle Utd 4-0 Spurs
Mathew Philpotts on Saturday, April 13 2024

TF Match Report – Newcastle Utd 4-0 Spurs

“It happened again, it happened again, Tottenham Hotspur, it happened again.” Ah, Spurs. Lovely wonderful Spurs. Always there when you need them most. Champions League place up for grabs? 6-1. Relegated and need optimism for the future? 5-1. Messianic manager on the way out? 7-1. Now we can add anot

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TF Preview – Tottenham (H), 13 April 2024, 12:30pm
Yousef Hatem on Friday, April 12 2024

TF Preview – Tottenham (H), 13 April 2024, 12:30pm

GRACE LAIDLER (@gracewillhuntin) looks ahead to this weekend’s big match. Everyone remembers where they were. Watching on the television at home, listening to the radio in the car, sitting in the stands of St. James’ Park. Everyone can recall that momentous occasion this time last year, yet nobody c

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Flashback Friday – Spurs (h) April 2023
Mathew Philpotts on Friday, April 12 2024

Flashback Friday – Spurs (h) April 2023

Premier League, April 23rd, 2023 NEWCASTLE UNITED 6 (Murphy 2, 9, Joelinton 6, Isak 19, 21, Wilson 67) TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1 (Kane 49) NEWCASTLE: Pope, Trippier (Manquillo), Schär (Lascelles), Botman, Burn, Longstaff, Guimarães (Gordon), Willock, Murphy (Almirón), Isak (Wilson), Joelinton. TOTTENHAM:

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