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AVB yet to make goalkeeper decision

It would be fair to say that the goalkeeping situation has been one of the most talked about things at White Hart Lane over recent months and Andre Villas-Boas has continued to fuel the topic by making several open-ended comments about it. Even though he decided to introduce Hugo Lloris for the club’s last Premier League game, AVB insists that he is yet to make a decision on whether or not the big money signing will manage to keep Brad Friedel out of the team for a second fixture in succession. Continue reading

Lloris: No problems at Spurs

There’s no doubt that the goalkeeper situation at White Hart Lane has taken over far too many newspaper columns than it should have and there has been plenty of speculation about Hugo Lloris and Brad Friedel. However, despite all of the controversy, Lloris claims that there are no problems at the club although his main aim is to keep the No.1 jersey. Continue reading

AVB: Friedel was disappointed

It would be fair to say that there were more than a few raised eyebrows when the Spurs team sheet was announced for Sunday’s game against Aston Villa, with Brad Friedel being omitted from the starting eleven for the first time in years. Following the decision to drop the American, Andre Villas-Boas confirmed that Friedel was disappointed not to be featuring, but understood the club’s reasons. Continue reading

Spurs chase Lloris

Even though Brad Friedel remains one of the most respected goalkeepers in the Premiership, the sad truth is that he is gradually coming to the end of his career. Andre Villas-Boas appears to have recognised this immediately, with the ex-Chelsea boss rumoured to be plotting a bid for a replacement in the form of Hugo Lloris. Continue reading