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Sir Bobby Robson – An Awakening of A Town And The Glory That Followed

‘TheHardTackle Relic’ is a semi-regular column which dusts off the pages of football history. It intends to walk you down memory lane and relive events, players and teams long forgotten. Today we revisit the inspiring journey of Sir Bobby Robson.  Revered in Newcastle and the North East, Sir Bobby Robson is a man who enjoys phenomenal popularity. He means so much to every generation of Englishmen: from his playing days with Fulham and West Bromwich Albion in the 1950s and 1960s, to his twenty England caps and his brilliant management career over the past 38 years, Bobby Robson has inspired generations of fans. In his early adult years he grew-up in North East, and his working life before football in the mines of Langley Park, where he went underground for a year and a half at the age of fifteen. Regarded as the most successful living English manager of all-time, he has been witnessed to some of the most historic sporting […] Read more »

Pochettino's side crashed to another home defeat

Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino And Their Problems

Tottenham have always had an abundance of talent in their squad. However, lack of a tactical manager and an impatient Chairman, who fired the last manager well ahead of time, have resulted in their sub-standard performances. What should Pochettino do, if he wishes to keep his job and bring Tottenham to higher grounds? “This season we are going to beat those Gooners, this is our year, we’re gonna get to that Champions League spot”, is a statement that has been all too common from Spurs fan world over. But come mid way to the season, most Tottenham fans are lurking in the shadows, hoping that they don’t lose another manager. The Lonely Striker Kane has been the find of the season and his introduction into the team has not only sent shivers down the opponent’s spine but also injected into the Tottenham side, some spirit which they have lacked in recent games. However his performance has been credible only when […] Read more »