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Is this the ultimate test for Tottenham’s next manager?

Date: 19th May 2014 at 6:49pm
Written by Christy Malyan

To nobody's great surprise, after spending several months boasting about his Premier League win record being better than any of his White Hart Lane predecessors and producing a range of diction that would be better suited to a North London boozer, it was announced last week that Tottenham had dispensed the services of former manager Tim Sherwood. Equally as unsurprising, the names in the hat for the Lane vacancy are Southampton's Mauricio Pochettino, Ajax's Frank de Boer and former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez, now with Italian Cup winners Napoli. Sherwood had been asked to comment on the candidacies of all three in recent weeks, whilst Daniel Levy remained tellingly silent throughout. Having burnt through eight permanent managers during his thirteen-year chairmanship in North London, including two this season alone, the ultimate test for the next Tottenham manager will be staying power. It's no coincidence that the Lilywhites' strongest Premier League finishes to date have come under Levy's two longest-serving managers, Harry Redknapp and Martin Jol, whilst the Spurs support begin to fear that their chairman's regular changes in the dugout, often blurring the line between cut-throat and knee-jerk decision-making, has stifled the club's potential. But the Premier League management racket is changing for ... Read More

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