Wayne Rooney was the wrong choice for England captain

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Why Tottenham’s brightest star is struggling to stand out

Date: 4th September 2014 at 6:33pm
Written by Christy Malyan

With the exception of a 3-0 defeat to a determined and talented Liverpool side last weekend, Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham career has started as strongly as the end of hisĀ  18-month Southampton tenure. It was kicked off with a Premier League victory over West Ham, a side Spurs lost to three times last term and found themselves a man down to after just half an hour, followed up by a 4-0 win over QPR. Perhaps both results were to be expected, yet it was the manner of them that caught the eye. Setting up in a 4-2-3-1 formation and the emphasis moved towards a more technically-demanding style of football, Pochettino already appears to be meeting his primary requirement for the Tottenham job - transitioning the positive, progressive, high-pressing philosophy that earned him critical acclaim on the south coast to White Hart Lane. Yet, if there's been one disappointment of Tottenham's season thus far, in my opinion, it's been ... Read More

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