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Five things from Villa (a)

Here’s five things from our first away victory of the campaign. Drop Gomis I have to start on a sour note. Bafetimbi Gomis was poor again, he was outmuscled and outthought too many times for my liking and of course he was caught offside three times needlessly once again. At the moment his performances are

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Opposition View – Aston Villa

Steve Green from Aston Villa Review gives us the low-down on Aston Villa ahead of Saturday’s game at Villa Park… How’s your season been so far? Is this a trick question? Fear and Loathing in Aston is how I’d best describe it. You made a lot of signing in the summer, how have they got

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Opposition View – Spurs

Here’s this week’s opposition view courtesy of My eyes have seen the glory… How long have you supported Spurs and what was your first game? My memory just about stretches back to 1969 when Spurs beat West Ham United at White Hart Lane 1-0 with Jimmy Greaves scoring through the legs of Peter Grotier in

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Top 10 obscure Tottenham Hostpur facts

Originally the club played their games at Tottenham Marshes before moving to Northumberland Park and then 100 yards down the road to White Hart Lane in 1899. In 1901 Tottenham won the FA Cup, meaning that they are the only non-league club to win the competition since the formation of the Football League. They were

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Five things from Southampton (a)

Here’s five talking points from a bad day at the office on the south coast yesterday… Set pieces again! Sick of talking about set pieces but I have to again. 1st goal was as basic as it comes. Good ball in, centre back makes a normal run, beats our man to it, goal. Too easy

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Opposition View – Southampton

Saints fan George Galpin answers our questions ahead of Saturday’s match up at St Mary’s… What do you make of your start to the season? Slow. It’s either been good going forward but slapstick in defence, or solid yet incredibly boring. It’s been a slight concern how the defence has gone from watertight to prone

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Five things from Everton…

Here’s five things from yesterday’s goalless draw with Everton… Defensively sound After a poor display last week at Watford there was a considerable improvement yesterday at the Liberty with Neil Taylor and Ashley Williams particularly impressive at the back. Their efforts ensured we kept our second clean sheet of the campaign. Too predictable at the

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Opposition View – Everton

We welcome Everton to the Liberty this weekend and once again thanks to Calvin from Royal Blue Mersey for providing the answers in this weeks opposition view… As things stand you have eight points from five games which includes a win over Chelsea last weekend. You must be quite happy with the start you’ve made?

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10 obscure Everton facts

Here’s our regular feature about our upcoming opponents… Formed in 1878 they were founding members of the Football League a decade later and won the first of nine league titles in 1891. A year later they left their original home of Anfield following a dispute with the owner and moved to Goodison Park where they

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Five things from Watford (a)

Here’s our regular five things from yesterday’s game… Wrong game plan part 1 Heurelho Gomes is one of the dodgiest goalkeepers I’ve seen at this level over a period of time. I’ve lost count of how many mistakes I saw him make whilst at Spurs. A lot of these mistakes were on crosses so why

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