Sacking AVB was a mistake

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Just what were Tottenham thinking?

Date: 21st March 2014 at 12:28pm
Written by Chris Knight

Usually when a manager is sacked, rightly or wrongly, the least the fans can expect is some sort of plan for a replacement. But in the case of Tottenham Hotspur this season, it seems that chairman Daniel Levy acted on impulse rather than any reasonable logic when he sacked Andre Vilas-Boas and replaced him with managerial novice Tim Sherwood. With the club's Champions League hopes all but over and Europa League ambitions dashed, the wisdom of this change is highly questionable. AVB was shown the door in the wake of a 5-0 humbling at home to top four rivals Liverpool back in December. His Spurs' side had also recently been hit for six at the Etihad and was struggling to hit the back of the net, scoring just fifteen goals in sixteen league matches. But was a managerial change really justified? At the time of his sacking, AVB's Spurs sat in seventh place, just eight points behind leaders Arsenal. How Spurs fans would love to be that close ... Read More

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