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Andre Villas Boas

4-3-3, We Hardly Knew Ye: Spurs March On Without AVB

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 02.16.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Spurs sit in 7th place with a -6 goal differential and are ripe for passing by Manchester United. But who would have done better with this Spurs squad?

FIRED!

AP | Posted 12.16.2013 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas has been fired by the Premier League club a day after a 5-0 loss to Liverpool. Tottenham says an ...

Spurs Steady the Ship With Two Wins and a Draw in Seven Days

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 02.09.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

A week has done wonders for the outlook of Tottenham Hotspur supporters. After the 6-0 disaster at the Etihad, Spurs responded by taking seven out of a possible nine points.

City Six-pack Leaves Spurs Searching for Answers

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 01.26.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Moving forward, the most important question might be not what the Spurs XI should be next week but what it's shaping up to be for 2014 and beyond.

Spurs Suffer Home Loss at Hands (and Feet) of Newcastle's Krul

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

With Manchester United's defeat of Arsenal, Tottenham's home loss proved to be the difference between rising to third in the table and sinking to seventh. Manchester City keeps bleeding points on the road yet lurks a point behind in eighth.

Lloris Knocked Out, Stays On, as Scoreless Spurs Go 99' for Hard-earned Point at Goodison Park

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Given the increasing awareness of the long-term effects of sports-related brain trauma, AVB and the Tottenham staff find themselves the subject of widespread criticism after the incident.

AVB Indicts Home Fans After Controversial Penalty Against Hull City Moves Tottenham to 4th in Table

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Going after the fans is almost always a losing proposition in any sport, but give AVB some points for his honesty.

Tottenham's Sudden Star Leads Spurs Past Hosts Aston Villa

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 12.22.2013 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

The win will wash away some of the bad taste left from Tottenham's shocker of a loss to the Hammers, which stands as the difference between fifth in the table (where Spurs now sit) and first (where they would be had they defeated West Ham).

Torres and 'Tonghen Tangle, Mata Makes His Case as Chelsea Fight Back for Draw at Tottenham

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Let's put any thoughts of a Tottenham title challenge on hold for the time being, shall we?

Paulinho's Winner Rescues AVB and Spurs from Frustration Against Cardiff City

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 11.23.2013 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

By now, we can see a familiar pattern emerging for Spurs, that of the two center mids in Paulinho and Moussa Dembele and center halves Jan Vertonghen and Michael Dawson dominating the middle of the pitch.

Spurs Hold Onto High Hopes Despite Derby Day disappointment

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 11.04.2013 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Tottenham supporters can take comfort that all is not lost following Spurs' 1-0 defeat in today's North London Derby.

Soldado Spot Kick Has Spurs Seeing Reversal of Fortune

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Something unforeseen happened just shy of 50 minutes into Tottenham's opening match of the season against newly promoted Crystal Palace on Sunday. Referee Mark Clattenburg blew his whistle, pointed to the penalty spot, and allowed a Spurs player to take a free kick at goal.

Chelsea Fires Manager After Shocking Loss

AP | By ROB HARRIS | Posted 03.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Andre Villas-Boas was fired by Chelsea after barely eight months in charge of the Premier League club on Sunday, leaving owner Roman Abramov...

Fired

AP | ROB HARRIS | Posted 05.04.2012 | World

LONDON (AP) — Andre Villas-Boas was fired by Chelsea after barely eight months in charge of the Premier League club on Sunday, leaving owner Roman A...

How Much Did Chelsea Really Pay For Villas-Boas?

AP | ROB HARRIS | Posted 04.09.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea's accounts show $45 million was spent as a result of firing manager Carlo Ancelotti and hiring Andre Villas-Boas. ...