AVB should not have been sacked

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Should his performance be a concern to Tottenham fans?

Date: 9th January 2014 at 1:11pm
Written by Christy Malyan

When things go wrong in the Premier League it's very easy to point the finger. Everybody needs a scapegoat, and the man to blame for Tottenham's poor start to the season has unanimously been named Andre Villas-Boas. No doubt, the Portuguese played his part in Spurs' £110million summer transfer revolution failing to hit the ground running. When you're playing in a way that sends the home fans to sleep, averaging less than a goal per game and losing 5-0 to Liverpool, a team the North Londoners were expected to be effectively competing with for a Champions League spot this term, you make yourself a sitting duck waiting to be picked off. Especially when you're spitting with anger at Daily Mail journalists, and shifting the blame onto the White Hart Lane faithful when it takes a poorly-awarded penalty in the last minute to scrape a home win against Hull.  Just a few of AVB's many crimes as Tottenham gaffer this season, before being swiftly replaced by the far more likeable Tim Sherwood. A manager who at the least seems to enjoy the practice of interacting with other human beings, unlike his predecessor. But as much as one can point out the obvious flaws of playing Roberto Soldado as a lone striker, and the sacrilegious ... Read More

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