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Can Conte salvage Spurs?

After just four months and 17 games in charge, Tottenham Hotspur have sacked manager Nuno Espírito Santo and replaced him with Antonio Conte, known by fans as ‘The Godfather’. The departed Nuno won Premier League Manager of the Month in August just seven league games ago, making the dismissal appear, at first glance, a little […]

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Southgate’s striker woes increase as injury list mounts up

As the 12th of June and the start of Euro 2020 draw ever closer, England manager, Gareth Southgate’s selection headache grows, and his striker woes persist. As in previous tournaments,  England have been led by captain Harry Kane, who secured himself the Golden Boot at the FIFA World Cup in 2018, however due to a […]

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Swadi Selects: Who should start for England at Euro 2020?

Fresh from their valiant run in the 2018 World Cup, England now have their sights set on Euro 2020. With the tournament being concluded at Wembley, Gareth Southgate will surely be aiming for his young and exciting England squad to be there for the final. But just who should be tasked to get them there? […]

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Spurs’ woes worsen as mediocre form continues

Football is a funny old game, and in the case of Tottenham Hotspur, they are being reminded of the inevitable ups and downs of professional sport. A few months ago they were riding an exciting wave that left them one game away from winning the Champions League, but they now face an internal crisis that […]

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When will we next see a British Ballon d’Or winner?

After a summer of intense clamour and optimism, with Gareth’s waistcoats, “Slabhead’s” heroics and the genuine belief that it really was coming home, it would seem that exciting times lie ahead for English football and for English footballers. The news this week that Harry Kane is among 30 nominees for the sport’s foremost individual accolade, […]

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Salah and de Bruyne favourites for PFA Player of the Year

As the 2017/18 Premier League season draws to a close with Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City finally confirming their third Premier League crown, fans from all over the country voice their opinion on who has been the outstanding player this season. The PFA has released their six-man shortlist of who they believe have consistently been the […]

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Is Spain the next step for Kane on route to becoming the world’s best?

What do the back pages and defenders have in common? Harry Kane is all over them! However, it is now no joke for defenders with the 24-year-old Spurs forwards’ superb scoring run now extending to thirteen goals by the end of September. This incredible feat is raising the question – can he go on to […]

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Mason’s England call-up lends credence to Greg Dyke’s quota plan

Mauricio Pochettino has often been lauded for his tendency to give young, English players a chance. He did it so successfully at Southampton, and is seemingly continuing it as part of his football philosophy since taking over at Tottenham last summer. It might be Harry Kane who has rightly grabbed all the headlines for his […]