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Fin.

This site has done me a lot of good, but it’s time to close it down and move on. You can now find me here and also here. For something that was only ever intended as an after-work distraction,…

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Vale Andros Townsend

So goodbye, Andros Townsend. The winger officially left Tottenham yesterday and headed for Newcastle and a new start. He needed the move. In a different era and under a different head-coach,…


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Kevin De Bruyne: Basic Excellence

Last night provided another example of why Kevin De Bruyne’s valuation was what it was. The Belgian may have been introduced into the game late - and was also carried…


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Andros Townsend to add to a promising blend at Newcastle

Reports today suggest that Andros Townsend will soon be a Newcastle player. If that happens - and if his arrival signifies the end of the club’s January spending - it will…


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Mousa Dembele: Quicker, not necessarily different

Graphics like the one above used to be used to illustrate Mousa Dembele’s deficiencies - and, actually, they were pretty good at that. The perennial issue with the Belgian was…