Lineker reacts to Tottenham Hotspur's sacking of Tim Sherwood

Tim Sherwood Press Conference 12/02/2014

Legendary striker responds after Englishman has his contract terminated at White Hart Lane.

Tottenham Hotspur confirmed a seemingly open football secret earlier today, Tuesday, that, despite receiving an 18-month contract earlier in the season - that still had one year to run it's course - Tim Sherwood "has left his coaching position" at the North London club.

Chairman Daniel Levy, though, issued a statement explaining there was a "break clause" which could be activated six months into the contract, once the season had ended, but, despite possessing the highest Spurs win record in Premier League history (59%), the two parties have separated after exercising the break clause.

He said via the club's official website: “Moving forward, now the season is over, we shall embark on the process of finding a new head coach. We have a talented squad and exciting young players coming through. We need to build on this season, develop our potential and inspire the kind of performances that we associate with our great Club."

Legendary striker Gary Lineker, who scored 80 goals in three seasons and contributing significantly in the club's march toward the FA Cup in 1991, admired many personality traits of Sherwood.

Commenting on his official Twitter account, he said: "Tim Sherwood has been sacked by Spurs. He's opinionated, bombastic and refreshingly different.

"[I] hope to see him in charge of a Premier League club soon."

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