Andre Villas Boas

  • Tottenham coach Tim Sherwood set to be replaced: reports 07-04-2014 09:27 PM

    Tottenham Hotspur's rapidly unravelling season took another twist on Monday with first team coach Tim Sherwood set to be replaced in the summer, according to media reports. The former England midfielder, a Premier League title winner with Blackburn Rovers, was handed an 18-month contract in December following the sacking of...
  • Villas-Boas to take over Russian Zenit for two seasons 18-03-2014 03:15 PM

    Former Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur coach Andre Villas-Boas will take over Russian side Zenit St Petersburg this week after agreeing on a two-season contract, the club said on Tuesday. Villas-Boas takes over after Zenit sacked coach Luciano Spalletti earlier this month and appointed caretaker Sergey Semak, who will be in...
  • Tottenham Hotspur appoint Tim Sherwood as head coach 24-12-2013 10:09 AM

    London: Tottenham appointed the inexperienced Tim Sherwood as head coach on Monday until the end of next season in a surprise move by the north London club, a week after Andre Villas-Boas was fired. The 44-year-old Englishman had not previously managed a team until being moved from his technical coordinator...
  • Tim Sherwood stakes claim for Tottenham Hotspur job 20-12-2013 11:12 PM

    London: Tim Sherwood staked his claim to be Tottenham Hotspur's next permanent manager on Friday as he prepared for his second match in temporary charge since Andre Villas-Boas was sacked this week. The former Spurs midfielder, who has been involved with coaching the club's young players since 2008, was put...
  • Sacked Villas-Boas needed more time, says Harry Redknapp 17-12-2013 08:37 AM

    London: Andre Villas-Boas deserved more time to work with and develop the Tottenham Hotspur squad, Harry Redknapp said on the day his successor was fired as manager. Three heavy defeats in two months, the most recent a 5-0 mauling by Liverpool at White Hart Lane on Sunday, resulted in the...
  • Andre Villas-Boas fired as Tottenham manager 16-12-2013 05:17 PM

    London: Tottenham fired manager Andre Villas-Boas on Monday, a day after the club slumped to a second heavy loss in the Premier League in less than a month. Tottenham said an "agreement has been reached" with Villas-Boas "for the termination of his services." The pressure ratcheted up on Villas-Boas after...
  • I'll battle on to get it right at Spurs, says Andre Villas-Boas 16-12-2013 10:26 AM

    Chastened Andre Villas-Boas remains convinced he has a team capable of securing a Champions League place and said he would keep fighting after Tottenham Hotspur were thrashed 5-0 at home by Liverpool on Sunday. Spurs sit seventh, eight points behind arch rivals and Premier League leaders Arsenal after Luis Suarez...
  • John O'Shea's own goal helps Tottenham defeat Sunderland 2-1 08-12-2013 08:32 AM

    England: John O'Shea's own-goal condemned Sunderland to a demoralising home defeat on Saturday as Tottenham handed under-fire manager Andre Villas-Boas a second successive victory in the Premier League. The Republic of Ireland international turned Moussa Dembele's 50th-minute cross past goalkeeper Vito Mannone at the Stadium of Light, leaving the Black...
  • Spurs criticised for letting knocked-out Hugo Lloris play on 04-11-2013 04:43 PM

    Tottenham Hotspur boss Andre Villas-Boas has been criticised for allowing France international goalkeeper Hugo Lloris to play on despite briefly losing consciousness against Everton on Sunday. The 26-year-old keeper's head collided with Romelu Lukaku's knee in the 78th minute of their 0-0 Premier League draw at Goodison Park but a...
  • Everton and Spurs draw as Cardiff win Welsh derby 04-11-2013 09:07 AM

    London: Everton and Tottenham Hotspur both missed the chance to move up to second place in the Premier League after they shared a battling 0-0 draw at Goodison Park on Sunday. Spurs, who dominated the first half, climbed to fourth, level on 20 points with second-placed Chelsea and Liverpool who...
  • Andre Villas-Boas calls Fernando Torres decision 'a disgrace' 02-10-2013 11:06 PM

    The FA's decision not to take action against Chelsea's Fernando Torres for scratching Jan Vertonghen's face was "a disgrace" and "farcical", Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas said on Wednesday. Television replays showed the Spaniard digging his fingers into Vertonghen's face after the two came together following Torres's trip on the Belgian...
  • I don't care what Villas-Boas says: Mourinho 27-09-2013 08:02 PM

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho refused to discuss the breakdown of his friendship with Tottenham Hotspur manger Andre Villas-Boas but could not resist a dig before they meet in the Premier League on Saturday. The Spurs manager revealed on Thursday that his coaching ambitions had been thwarted by Mourinho at...
  • Tottenham Hotspur make case for defence as they face Chelsea 27-09-2013 03:57 PM

    London: With the abundance of flair and attacking talent Tottenham Hotspur acquired knowing Gareth Bale was leaving, it has perhaps been surprising that their impressive start to the season owes a lot to a watertight defence. Spurs anticipated the arrival of 100 million euros in Bale booty by bringing in...
  • Juan Mata rebuff shows Spurs are a threat: Andre Villas-Boas 27-09-2013 09:17 AM

    Chelsea's decision to block Tottenham Hotspur's move for Juan Mata in the recent transfer window shows the clubs are now genuine rivals, Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas said on Thursday. Mata is currently out of favour under Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, with the Spain international left under no illusion that he...
  • Mourinho blocked my progress, says Villas-Boas 26-09-2013 09:27 PM

    London: Extra spice was added to Tottenham's clash with Chelsea on Saturday after Andre Villas-Boas said he went into management when his coaching ambitions were thwarted by Jose Mourinho at Inter Milan. The two Portuguese managers will be in opposing dugouts for the first time when their teams meet in...
  • Europe's soccer coaches want transfer window shortened 05-09-2013 10:50 PM

    Nyon, Switzerland: Europe's leading soccer coaches want the transfer window to be shortened, contradicting the position of their clubs. "The clubs like it as it is but the coaches are of the opinion that the market should be closed earlier," Tottenham Hotspur coach Andre Villas-Boas told reporters after a meeting...
  • Bale could be at Madrid 'very soon': Villas-Boas 28-08-2013 06:22 PM

    London: Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas says Gareth Bale's move to Real Madrid could happen "very, very soon." Bale is being pursued by Madrid for a reported world record transfer fee of about 100 million euros ($134 million). Villas-Boas, however, criticized the forward for failing to turn up for training while...
  • Chelsea hijack Tottenham's bid for Willian 23-08-2013 08:53 AM

    Chelsea owner Roman Abramovic has sprung in a surprise and personally launched a bid to acquire Anzhi playmaker Willian Borges da Silva. The Brazilian, who has passed his medical at Tottenham has now been among discussions with the Blues after a lucrative offer of 32 million pounds. With Bale's future...
  • EPL: Jose Mourinho's winning return; debut goal for Roberto Soldado 19-08-2013 12:26 AM

    London: Jose Mourinho enjoyed a trouble-free Chelsea return on Sunday, and Tottenham successfully negotiated their Premier League opener amid the transfer uncertainty surrounding Gareth Bale. Chelsea ripped apart Hull inside 25 minutes at Stamford Bridge, with goals from Oscar and Frank Lampard securing a 2-0 victory. While Lampard had earlier...
  • Loyalty to Spurs made me snub Europe, says Villas-Boas 17-08-2013 09:40 AM

    London: Andre Villas-Boas turned down the chance to move to Europe in the close season because he wanted to build on a strong first campaign at White Hart Lane, said the Tottenham Hotspur manager. The club gave Villas-Boas a Premier League lifeline after he was sacked less than nine months...
  • Real Madrid should not have made Bale talks public: Villas-Boas 04-08-2013 12:59 PM

    Monaco: Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti should not have made public the Spanish club's attempts to sign Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Gareth Bale, the Premier League side's coach Andre Villas-Boas said on Saturday. Ancelotti revealed during a news conference at Real's training camp in Los Angeles on Wednesday that they were...
  • Gareth Bale in contract-extension talks with Spurs 26-07-2013 01:42 PM

    Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas is confident he can keep Real Madrid and Manchester United's interest in his player Gareth Bale at bay by signing a new deal. Villas Boas has confirmed that a new contract is being mulled over in talks between the player and the club, but nothing is...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Tuesday 23-07-2013 08:35 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Tuesday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Barcelona announce Gerardo 'Tata' Martino as new coach Former Newell's Old Boys and Paraguay national team manager Gerardo 'Tata' Martino has been appointed as Barcelona's new...
  • Villas-Boas wants to have Bale for next season 23-07-2013 07:50 PM

    Hong Kong: Tottenham Hotspur coach Andre Villas-Boas Tuesday refused to confirm or deny whether the English Premier League side has received a bid for Gareth Bale and said he was determined not to lose the Welshman this summer. "Bale is a player that we are willing to continue to have...
  • With Ancelotti in charge, Madrid make official bid for Gareth Bale 27-06-2013 02:19 PM

    Spanish giants Real Madrid have been in pursuit of Tottenham Hotspurs Gareth Bale very vocally and it seems they are ready to for an official bid for the Welsh winger with newly-appointed boss Carlo Ancelotti in charge. It has been learned that Real Madrid are willing to give players along...
  • All eyes on Mourinho next season, says Villas-Boas 24-06-2013 07:36 PM

    Lisbon: English Premier League fans should expect new Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho to attract a lot of attention next season, Tottenham Hotspur coach Andre Villas-Boas said. In an interview published in Monday's edition of Portuguese sports daily O Jogo, Villas-Boas said his compatriot's return will vastly improve the visibility of...
  • Bale will remain at Tottenham: Villas-Boas 21-06-2013 11:50 AM

    Real Madrid have been very vocal attempting to sign Welshman Gareth Bale from Tottenham Hotspurs, but Portuguese manager at White Hart Lane, Andre Villas-Boas, has laid to rest any such speculations insisting that the FWA Footballer of the Year will be at Tottenham next season. As per a report of...
  • Spurs minus Champions League still big draw: Villas-Boas 17-05-2013 10:41 PM

    Tottenham Hotspur will still be able to attract top players even if they do not qualify for next year's Champions League, manager Andre Villas-Boas said on Friday. The north London club's hopes of qualifying are hanging in the balance with them needing to win their final Premier League match of...
  • Chelsea return nothing special for Andre Villas-Boas 07-05-2013 10:25 PM

    London: Sacked last year after less than nine months in charge at Stamford Bridge before rebuilding his reputation at Tottenham Hotspur, Andre Villas-Boas said his return to Chelsea for a key Premier League clash on Wednesday was "not very special". "It's a club that I have gone past," Villas-Boas told...
  • Mourinho return would be spectacular, says Villas-Boas 02-05-2013 08:41 PM

    Enfield: Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas would welcome his mentor Jose Mourinho back to the Premier League next season, saying his return would be spectacular. Villas-Boas worked under Mourinho at Porto, Chelsea and Inter Milan before deciding to forge a name for himself by taking on the coaching job at...