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Stuart Fagg

I'm a freelance sports writer with writing published across a variety of publications including The Huffington Post UK, WalesOnline, uMAXit Football and more. Unfortunately, I am a Spurs fan.

Tottenham’s Awful Away Form Is A Signal Of Wavering Mentality

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Kyle Walker (C) of Tottenham Hotspur and team mates leave the pitch after the Premier League match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on February 11, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images for Tottenham Hotspur FC)

We’ve seen it all before. ‘It’s Tottenham’ is a phrase that has burdened the club throughout the Premier League era. Their away form is turning out to be an unwelcome return to what made them so mentally mediocre. Saturday’s display was abysmal, but that’s not been a rarity this time around. Last season, Tottenham forged a season out of consistency on the …

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Tottenham vs West Brom: Spurs Look To Overcome Baggies Hoodoo

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 15: Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur (L) celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on October 15, 2016 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

West Brom visit White Hart Lane in the Saturday midday kick off with a 4 game unbeaten record in Tottenham’s home. With five 1-1 draws in the last 7 meetings, Spurs will have to overcome the side that are gradually becoming their bogey team. The task will be all the much more difficult with West Brom sitting comfortably in 8th position, demonstrating …

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Claude Makelele Joins Paul Clement’s Swansea

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA - SEPTEMBER 16: Claude Makelele speaks with the media during the UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour - by UniCredit press conference at UniCredit headquarter on September 16, 2016 in Bucharest, Romania. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

Ex-Chelsea star Claude Makelele has joined up with Paul Clement’s coaching panel at struggling Swansea City. This season has been difficult for the Swans, who are now into the reign of their third manager this term. It’s a case of third time lucky for the South Wales club who know that their chances of maintaining a Premier League position hinge …

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The Main Talking Points Ahead Of Southampton vs Liverpool

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool applauds the supporters after his team's 4-1 win in the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at Etihad Stadium on November 21, 2015 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Liverpool and Southampton are battling it out for a Wembley date as they play out the first leg of their EFL Cup Semi-Final this evening. We take a look at the main talking points ahead of the tie. Jurgen Klopp’s selection Having faced criticism for his side against Plymouth Argyle just a few days ago, Klopp will most likely opt with …

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Has The FA Cup Really Lost Its Magic?

IPSWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Theo Robinson (C) of Lincoln City celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with his team mates during the Emirates FA Cup third round match between Ipswich Town and Lincoln City at Portman Road on January 7, 2017 in Ipswich, England. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)

The FA Cup third round was finalised (aside from replays) on Monday night as Leeds overcame Cambridge. Usually, the third round is where the magic truly begins. Premier League sides can be drawn against non-league outfits in special occasions, with modest stadiums packing spectators in like sardines. But as an increasing number of top sides start to field weakened sides, …

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Vincent Janssen: Understanding The Tottenham Striker’s Lack Of Goals

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 08: Vincent Janssen of Tottenham Hotspur is put under pressure during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on January 8, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

White Hart Lane endured its dullest atmosphere of the season on Sunday. Pre-game there was an air of excitement as some of Tottenham’s academy products and new signings would be able to express themselves in an attempt to impress coach Mauricio Pochettino. With Harry Kane’s girlfriend giving birth to their baby daughter, up stepped Vincent Janssen. The 22-year-old must have …

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Olivier Giroud: Arsenal’s Under-Appreciated Gem?

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 01: Olivier Giroud #12 of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium on January 1, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Do you remember a player quite as under-valued as Olivier Giroud? Giroud will never come close to Bergkamp, Wright or Henry, but the criticism he faces season to season is wholly unreasonable. If he rarely impacted the game or only scored meaningless goals you could be forgiven, but Arsenal’s front man is often the player at the heart of their successes. …

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Tottenham Vs Chelsea: A Match That Could Be A Premier League Classic

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 02: A scuffle breaks out after Eric Dier of Tottenham Hotspur brings down Eden Hazard of Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on May 02, 2016 in London, England.jd (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

There is nothing quite like over-hyping an upcoming game. Just last week, Liverpool vs Man City promised fireworks, excitement and goals. Instead, we got a colourless and quite drab affair. Up steps Tottenham vs Chelsea. The Battle of the Bridge last season was in the league’s top 5 contests, but this year it poses a fresh scintillating match up. Chelsea …

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