TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

  • Townsend gives Tottenham Hotspur Cup edge over Sheffield United 4 days ago

    Tottenham Hotspur needed a 73rd-minute Andros Townsend penalty to end the dogged resistance of visiting third tier Sheffield United and secure a 1-0 lead in their League Cup semi-final first leg on Wednesday. It had looked like being a frustrating evening for the Premier League side and four times winners, whose...
  • Sheffield United aiming to cut Spurs down to size 5 days ago

    London: Sheffield United are aiming to beat a Premier League side for the fourth time this season when they meet Tottenham Hotspur in their Capital One (League) Cup semi-final on Wednesday and have no intention of going soft on their rivals. The League One (third tier) club knocked West Ham United,...
  • Chelsea will bounce back from Spurs mauling: John Terry January 2, 2015

    London: Chelsea will bounce back from their shock 5-3 Premier League defeat at Tottenham Hotspur, captain John Terry said on Friday. The league leaders took an early lead at White Hart Lane, a ground they traditionally enjoy visiting, but Spurs striker Harry Kane scored twice to help inflict a second league...
  • Conspiracy theorist Jose Mourinho tries to paper over cracks January 2, 2015

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has become a master at protecting his players when the pressure is on and his complaints about the referee after his team were humbled 5-3 at Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday were not surprising. The Portuguese coach acknowledged that his defence had made mistakes but he also...
  • EPL: Manchester City joint top after five-goal Spurs sink Chelsea January 2, 2015

    London: Chelsea and Manchester City ended a memorable first day of 2015 locked together at the top of the Premier League as City's dramatic 3-2 win over Sunderland was followed by a shock 5-3 defeat for Chelsea at Tottenham Hotspur. Chelsea, previously beaten only once this season, were blown away by...
  • EPL: Harry Kane brace helps Tottenham thrash league leaders Chelsea January 2, 2015

    London: Harry Kane scored twice as Tottenham overwhelmed Chelsea 5-3 in an electrifying London derby on Thursday to enhance their top-four credentials while ensuring their neighbour's English Premier League lead was wiped out. The New Year's Day capitulation was only Chelsea's second loss of the season and the first time that...
  • Manchester United held to a goalless draw at Tottenham Hotspur December 28, 2014

    London: Manchester United were repeatedly thwarted by Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris in a scrappy 0-0 draw on Sunday but will go into the second half of the Premier League season re-established as a top-four team. On the slide a year ago in sixth at the midway point, United are now third...
  • US defender Yedlin to join Tottenham Hotspur in January December 24, 2014

    London: English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed that American defender DeAndre Yedlin will be joining the football team in January. "We are pleased to confirm that DeAndre Yedlin will be joining the club in January," said a statement on Tottenham's website Tuesday, reports Xinhua. The 21-year-old defender penned a four-year...
  • EPL: Tottenham grab late victory at Swansea December 14, 2014

    Christian Eriksen scored in the 89th minute as Tottenham went against the run of play to beat Swansea 2-1 on Sunday in the Premier League. Harry Kane grabbed an early goal for the visitors in the fourth before Wilfried Bony equalised three minutes after the interval. Swansea dominated but it was Eriksen...
  • Tottenham's Emmanuel Adebayor on leave for personal reasons December 10, 2014

    London: Tottenham have given permission for striker Emmanuel Adebayor to return to his native Togo for personal reasons. Tottenham did not state how long Adebayor will be absent for. A statement on the club website says, "We can confirm that Emmanuel Adebayor has been given permission to return home for personal reasons,"...
  • EPL: Liverpool held by Sunderland at Anfield December 6, 2014

    Liverpool: Brendan Rodgers' decision to rest Steven Gerrard failed to pay dividends as even the Liverpool captain's emergence off the bench failed to inspire his side to break down a resolute Sunderland with their Premier League match finishing 0-0 Saturday. Liverpool's must-win Champions League tie at home to Basle on Tuesday,...
  • Drogba assists, scores as Chelsea beat Tottenham 3-0 December 4, 2014

    Didier Drogba and Loic Remy showed Chelsea can cope without Diego Costa on Wednesday, with the backup strikers both scoring as the Premier League leaders swept aside Tottenham 3-0 to extend their unbeaten start to the season. Although Tottenham threatened early on, with Harry Kane heading against the crossbar, Chelsea took...
  • Roberto Soldado ends goal drought as Tottenham beat Everton 2-1 November 30, 2014

    London: Roberto Soldado scored his first Premier League goal in almost 10 hours to give Tottenham a 2-1 victory over Everton on Sunday. After 593 minutes without a league goal, the struggling striker netted his first goal in first-half stoppage time, after Christian Eriksen had already canceled out Everton midfielder Kevin...
  • Diego Costa banned for Chelsea derby but Mourinho unconcerned November 30, 2014

    London: Diego Costa will miss Chelsea's midweek derby clash with Tottenham Hotspur after picking up his fifth yellow card of the season in Saturday's 0-0 draw at Sunderland but manager Jose Mourinho seems unconcerned. The striker, top scorer for the leaders with 11 Premier League goals this season, is suspended for...
  • Eriksen scores late winner to give Tottenham 2-1 win over Hull November 24, 2014

    Hull: Christian Eriksen grabbed a last-minute winner for Tottenham as Hull paid the price for Gaston Ramirez's reckless red card, losing 2-1 at White Hart Lane on Sunday. Former Spurs player Jake Livermore put Hull ahead with an early 25-metre drive but Ramirez left the Tigers a man short for 40...
  • Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa fined for indiscipline November 12, 2014

    Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur have both been fined 20,000 pounds ($31,852) for failing to control their players during their recent Premier League game, the Football Association said on Tuesday. The clubs had admitted breaching FA rules by "failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion", an FA...
  • Spurs' slump continues with 2-1 home loss to Stoke in EPL November 9, 2014

    London: Tottenham slipped into the bottom half of the Premier League by losing 2-1 to Stoke on Sunday, with a red card to full back Kyle Naughton capping a miserable game for the struggling home side. Former Barcelona forward Bojan Krkic scored his first goal for Stoke with a brilliant individual...
  • EPL: Benteke sent off as Villa slide to defeat by Spurs November 3, 2014

    Aston Villa scored their first goal in more than nine hours but then had Christian Benteke sent off and allowed Tottenham Hotspur to come back for a 2-1 win at Villa Park on Sunday. It meant a sixth successive Premier League defeat, despite Andreas Weimann finally breaking the scoring drought by...
  • Mentality letting Tottenham down, says Pochettino October 27, 2014

    Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino blamed the mentality of his players after Newcastle United overturned a first-half deficit to win 2-1 at White Hart Lane in the Premier League on Sunday. While a second successive victory for resurgent Newcastle pushed them out of the relegation zone and towards mid-table, Tottenham are...
  • Aguero scores four as Manchester City thrash Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 October 18, 2014

    Sergio Aguero scored four goals in a dazzling display to lead Manchester City to a 4-1 win over Tottenham on Saturday in an entertaining Premier League game that featured four penalties and a red card. The champions made it 15 goals against Spurs in their last three meetings thanks to Aguero,...
  • Pochettino gives positive spin as Spurs head for Manchester City October 17, 2014

    London: Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino likes to erase bad memories and cherish good ones and it is a trait he hopes his players have acquired ahead of Saturday's clash at Premier League champions Manchester City. The north London club, then managed by Andre Villas-Boas, were crushed 6-0 in the corresponding...
  • Mauricio Pochettino happier than Wenger after derby draw September 28, 2014

    Mauricio Pochettino said this week he would like to stay at Tottenham Hotspur for as long as Arsene Wenger has been at Arsenal and performances like the one Spurs produced in the 1-1 draw at the Emirates on Saturday can only help his cause. Tottenham, who so often come to the...
  • EPL: Arsenal grab late equaliser for a 1-1 draw against Tottenham September 28, 2014

    London: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's equaliser in the second half gave Arsenal a 1-1 draw against Tottenham in the English Premier League on Saturday. Spurs forward Erik Lamela failed to clear in the 74th minute and the ball ricocheted around the penalty area before falling to Oxlade-Chamberlain, who lashed the ball in from...
  • Spurs need to be more aggressive, says manager Mauricio Pochettino September 25, 2014

    Tottenham Hotspur will need to be more aggressive and play with heart and hunger against north London rivals Arsenal at the Emirates on Saturday, according to manager Mauricio Pochettino. Without a Premier League win since beating QPR 4-0 on Aug. 24, Spurs have lost their last two home league games and...
  • Tottenham Hotspur and Special Olympics Bharat join hands for a cause September 24, 2014

    Tottenham Hotspur Foundation (THF) mentors Gareth Jones and Daniel Slaughter were recently in India to help improve the quality of coaching in the country for people with intellectual disabilities. Jones and Slaughter trained coaches from the Special Olympic Bharat association, also focusing on the process of social inclusion of people with...
  • EPL: Cyrstal Palace hang on to beat Everton 32, Spurs lose September 21, 2014

    Crystal Palace came from behind to cling on for their first Premier League win of the season on Sunday, beating Everton 32 at Goodison Park. Winger Yannick Bolasie was instrumental in his side's surging secondhalf performance which he capped with the Eagles' final goal in the 69th minute. Romelu Lukaku had given...
  • Southampton thrash Newcastle 40, Tottenham play draw against Sunderland September 13, 2014

    Both sets of fans called for Newcastle manager Alan Pardew to be fired after Southampton thrashed the demoralised Magpies 40 in the English Premier League with Graziano Pelle inspiring Ronald Koeman's newlook side at St Mary's on Saturday. Summer signing Pelle's brace was complemented by goals from Jack Cork and Morgan...
  • Federico Fazio joins Tottenham from Sevilla August 27, 2014

    London: Tottenham has signed Argentina defender Federico Fazio from Spanish side Sevilla on a fouryear deal. The Premier League club announced the signing on Wednesday without disclosing the fee, which is reported in the British media to be 8 million pounds ($13.25 million). Fazio will provide added competition at center back, where...
  • EPL: Tottenham rout QPR 40 in Pochettino's first home game August 24, 2014

    London: Tottenham tore apart Queens Park Rangers to produce a stylish 40 rout that showcased the expressive attacking football demanded of new manager Mauricio Pochettino on Sunday, ensuring a miserable return to White Hart Lane for Harry Redknapp. In a hightempo firsthalf display, Nacer Chadli seized on hapless QPR defending to...
  • Harry Redknapp expects good reception on return to Tottenham August 22, 2014

    Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp is expecting a good reception on Sunday when his new club play away to Tottenham Hotspur, who sacked him two years ago despite finishing fourth in the Premier League. But he told the QPR website (www.qpr.co.uk) that he was only concerned about his newly promoted...