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  1. Club icons are becoming less desirable on the Prem management sce...

    Michael Cox

    After the sudden departure of Andre Villas-Boas on Monday morning, it didn't take long for an old Tottenham legend to be linked with the managerial job. Glenn Hoddle, who hasn't managed for over seven years since an ill-fated spell as Wolverhampto...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  2. Cox: Club ex-players like Glenn Hoddle are losing value in coachi...

    Michael Cox

    After the sudden departure of Andre Villas-Boas on Monday morning, it didn't take long for an old Tottenham legend to be linked with the managerial job. Glenn Hoddle, who hasn't managed for over seven years since an ill-fated spell as Wolverhampton ...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  3. What makes an offence dynamic? Here's a checklist...

    Michael Cox

    Tottenham's 5-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday proved to be the final nail in Andre Villas-Boas' coffin -- the Portuguese coach was sacked less than 24 hours later, to little surprise. It was one of those astonishingly one-sided games, between two ...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  4. Cox: A checklist to a dynamic offense

    Michael Cox

    Tottenham's 5-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday proved to be the final nail in Andre Villas-Boas' coffin -- the Portuguese coach was sacked less than 24 hours later, to little surprise. It was one of those astonishingly one-sided games, between two si...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  5. Confusion reigns for Tottenham at White Hart Lane

    Michael Cox

    Following Andre Villas-Boas' most difficult week as Tottenham coach, he would probably have wished for simpler opponents than the champions, Manchester United, this Sunday. It's worth remembering, however, that when he faced United for the first tim...

    Blog | November 29, 2013
  6. Confusion reigns at White Hart Lane

    Michael Cox

    Following Andre Villas-Boas' most difficult week as Tottenham coach, he would probably have wished for simpler opponents than the champions, Manchester United, this Sunday. It's worth remembering, however, that when he faced United for the first t...

    Blog | November 28, 2013
  7. Confusion reigns for Tottenham at White Hart Lane

    Michael Cox

    Following Andre Villas-Boas' most difficult week as Tottenham coach, he would probably have wished for simpler opponents than the champions, Manchester United, this Sunday. It's worth remembering, however, that when he faced United for the first tim...

    Blog | November 28, 2013
  8. Andre Villas-Boas, Brendan Rodgers require strong second wind

    Michael Cox

    With the top three clubs simultaneously appointing new managers -- the first time this has happened in the Premier League era -- there has inevitably been plenty of focus upon David Moyes, Manuel Pellegrini and Jose Mourinho ahead of the new campaign...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  9. Roberto Soldado perfectly anchors AVB's 'vertical' football

    Michael Cox

    Among the raft of intelligent, geeky and academic young football coaches, Andre Villas-Boas probably epitomises the genre more than most. He was never a professional footballer, he was an international coach by the age of 21, he made his name as a vi...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  10. Roberto Soldado perfectly fits Andre Villas-Boas' 'vertical' foot...

    Michael Cox

    Among the raft of intelligent, geeky and academic young football coaches, Andre Villas-Boas probably epitomises the genre more than most. He was never a professional footballer, he was an international coach by the age of 21, he made his name as a vi...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  11. Chelsea pay the price for lack of style

    Michael Cox

    Andre Villas-Boas was always likely to have a dig at his former employers before Wednesday night's 2-2 draw between Chelsea and Tottenham, his first return to Stamford Bridge since his sacking last year. Before the game, he was half-heartedly boo...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  12. Chelsea pay the price for lack of style

    Michael Cox

    Andre Villas-Boas was always likely to have a dig at his former employers before Wednesday night's 2-2 draw between Chelsea and Tottenham, his first return to Stamford Bridge since his sacking last year. Before the game, he was half-heartedly booed...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  13. West Brom and Swansea bravery pays off

    Michael Cox

    Ahead of the 2012-13 Premier League season, there were six new managerial appointments. Paul Lambert has struggled at Aston Villa, Chris Hughton seems to have succeeded in keeping Norwich up, while Brendan Rodgers and Andre Villas-Boas are both getti...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  14. West Brom and Swansea bravery pays off

    Michael Cox

    Ahead of the 2012-13 Premier League season, there were six new managerial appointments. Paul Lambert has struggled at Aston Villa, Chris Hughton seems to have succeeded in keeping Norwich up, while Brendan Rodgers and Andre Villas-Boas are both getti...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  15. Risk management with ten men

    Michael Cox

    There are various ways to summarise the Premier League's current obsession with attack. You can inspect the goals per game ratio, for example, currently at record levels. You can examine the type of football played in meetings between the biggest clu...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  16. Michael Cox -- The stage is set for Andre Villas-Boas to thrive a...

    Michael Cox

    Andre Villas-Boas was a sure-fire managerial flop at Chelsea, but in signing on with Tottenham, he should do well in overcoming past failures and replicating his Porto success, writes Michael Cox.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2012