André Villas Boas

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Feb 25th, 2013
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1) The Manager Back in October 2008, Harry Redknapp took over from Juande Ramos at Tottenham Hotspur who were stuck in a relegation fight at the bottom of the Premier League. Under Redknapp, Spurs finished out that season inside the bottom half of the table in 11th place. After marching up the table ...
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Jan 7th, 2013
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Tottenham’s Emmanuel Adebayor is expected to play at the African Nations Cup according to Togo officials, two days before Wednesday’s squad announcement deadline. The 28-year-old came out of a self-imposed international retirement this summer, but concerns about player safety and an ongoi...
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Jan 3rd, 2013
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Yaya Toure, left, could be missing from action for Manchester City for six weeks if the Ivory Coast reach the final of the Africa Cup of Nations. Photograph: Richard Sellers/Sportsphoto/Allstar Roberto Mancini, who is battling to claw back Manchester United’s seven-point lead over Manchester Ci...
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Aug 24th, 2012
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Liverpool could be set to reignite their interest in Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge, but the Reds’ lack of transfer funds could prove to be a major obstacle. Sturridge began last season in fine form under former boss Andre Villas-Boas, but the England forward found game time limited following...
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Aug 8th, 2012
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English Premier League champions Manchester City meet FA Cup winners Chelsea in the Community Shield at Villa Park on Sunday. The traditional curtain-raiser to the English domestic season, the fixture has been shifted from Wembley Stadium, London, to the home of Aston Villa due to the national arena&...
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Jul 30th, 2012
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Real Madrid’s €45million (Dh202m) move for Tottenham playmaker Luka Modric has been thrown in doubt amid claims the Spanish champions have turned their attentions to Benfica’s Axel Witsel. Dinamo Zagreb president Zoran Mamic had said on Sunday that he expected Modric’s protracted mo...
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Jul 19th, 2012
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Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas has told Luka Modric he will not leave White Hart Lane until the club’s £35million asking price is met. Modric remains a target for Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United. Tottenham are resigned to losing their star midfielder this summer after givi...
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Jul 15th, 2012
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Jose Mourinho looks to have got one over his former club Chelsea with reports from Italy claiming Real Madrid are close to sealing an €8million deal for Internazionale full-back Maicon. Sport Mediaset claim the buccaneering Brazilian right-back, who turns 31 later this month, has agreed a three-year ...
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Jul 13th, 2012
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Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas has confirmed that he is interested in signing Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor. The 28-year-old scored 17 goals in 33 league appearances for the north London club during a season-long loan spell last term and talks are ongoing over a 5 million pound perma...
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Jul 4th, 2012
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Andre Villas-Boas has been officially named the manager of Tottenham Hotspur and has taken over from Harry Redknapp, who was sacked last month. Redknapp paid the ultimate price after he failed to secure Spurs Champions League qualification, while his flirtation with the vacant England job was also th...