Author Archives: Paul Wilson


Pochettino needed a trophy for Spurs this year as top-four battle gets tighter | Paul Wilson

By | 30th January 2019

The Tottenham manager has his reasons for disdaining cups but winning silverware is a habit his team need to develop – no one takes photos of a fourth-placed finishPerhaps the kindest thing to say about Mauricio Pochettino’s honesty in excusing Tottenh…


Ole Gunnar Solskjær pits wits against Mauricio Pochettino in first big test

By | 12th January 2019

Manchester United’s caretaker manager has won his first five games, but the Tottenham side honed by his possible successor represents a step up in class“It’s not about me, it’s not about him,” Ole Gunnar Solskjær says, dismissing the notion that his si…


Tottenham v Manchester United: how do the squads compare?

By | 12th January 2019

With Mauricio Pochettino and Ole Gunnar Solskjær, two contenders for the permanent job at Old Trafford, playing at Wembley on Sunday we look at who has the stronger squad at his disposalOne area where Manchester United are probably stronger. Both David…

Dele Alli: ‘We don’t look back on the Iceland defeat with such anger now’

By | 17th November 2018

The Spurs forward experienced first-hand the despondency after England’s Euro 2016 disaster. The feeling couldn’t be more different as their Nations League decider against Croatia loomsThe situation for England on Sunday afternoon is somewhat strange, …

Champions League is back with Manchester City unlikely favourites | Paul Wilson

By | 16th September 2018

Pep Guardiola’s team have yet to reach a Champions League final but the bookmakers fancy them to halt Real Madrid’s hot streak and outpace Spurs, Liverpool and Manchester UnitedThe Champions League is back this coming week, and easily the most striking…