Spurs trimmed for top four
Tottenham were trimmed for a top-four finish with some bookies after Tim Sherwood's appointment as head coach on Monday night.
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Sherwood was among the frontrunners for the job after being named interim manager of the north London club following the sacking of Andre-Villas Boas last week.
In the wake of Sunday's 3-2 win at Southampton, the Spurs board have decided to give the 44-year-old a crack at the big time until the end of the 2014/15 season.
William Hill make them 7/2 to finish in a top-four position while they are 4/9 to finish fifth, sixth or seventh and 4/1 to win a piece of silverware this season.
The firm make Sherwood 1/6 to still be in charge of Tottenham come the final day of this season
A drab goalless draw between Chelsea and Arsenal hardly harmed their top-four aspirations either in what has become a congested Premier League table, which is headed by Liverpool on goal difference from the Gunners.
Manchester City are favourites at no bigger than 6/5 with Boylesports while Chelsea (9/2), Arsenal (5/1) and Liverpool (11/2) are next in the running.