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  • EPL: Aston Villa stun Spurs, Crystal Palace hammer Sunderland April 11, 2015

    London: Christian Benteke scored in the first half to give Aston Villa a 1-0 win over Tottenham, lifting his team further away from the relegation zone and giving manager Tim Sherwood a victory at his former club. The win lifts 15th-place Villa to 32 points from 33 games, six points clear...
  • Tim Sherwood returns to Tottenham seeking points to keep Aston Villa up April 8, 2015

    Two days after Tottenham Hotspur beat Aston Villa 3-0 in the final game of last season, Tim Sherwood's outspoken, gilet-wielding five-month reign at White Hart Lane came to an end. On Saturday, Sherwood heads back to Spurs, this time in the away dugout as his struggling Villa side battle to avoid...
  • Emmanuel Adebayor vows to see out his contract at Tottenham Hotspur April 8, 2015

    London: Tottenham Hotspur forward Emmanuel Adebayor has insisted that he is happy to stay and fight for his place in the English Premier League (EPL) club and rejected reports linking him with a move away. Taking to Twitter on Tuesday night, the 31-year-old Togo international expressed his gratitude at being able...
  • Premier League bottom three show they're up for the fight April 6, 2015

    London: Burnley's 0-0 draw at home to Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday completed a profitable weekend for the three clubs bidding to avoid a swift return to the second tier of English football. Burnley, like Leicester City and Queen Park Rangers, still occupy the Premier League relegation zone...
  • Burnley miss chance to escape relegation zone after draw against Spurs April 5, 2015

    London: Burnley wasted a chance to move out of the Premier League relegation zone when they drew 0-0 with a lacklustre Tottenham Hotspur at Turf Moor on Sunday. A dull match offered precious little excitement for the Easter crowd and left both sides frustrated. Burnley striker Danny Ings had the two best...
  • Hugo Lloris still out for Tottenham Hotspur April 3, 2015

    Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris will miss Sunday's Premier League trip to struggling Burnley as he recovers from a gashed knee suffered two weeks ago against Leicester City. The France international was carried off on a stretcher early in the 4-3 win against Leicester City and missed his country's friendlies against...
  • Danny Rose pulls out of England squad through injury March 26, 2015

    London: Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose has withdrawn from the England squad through injury having only recently been drafted in as a late replacement. Rose was added to Roy Hodgson's party for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania and a friendly against Italy when Manchester United's Luke Shaw pulled out. "The left...
  • Manchester City beat West Brom 3-0 in the Premier League March 21, 2015

    Manchester: Manchester City made the most of a case of mistaken identity and kept alive their faint title hopes thanks to a much-needed 3-0 victory over 10-man West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday. Much-maligned after their Champions League exit in Barcelona on Wednesday, City needed three points against...
  • Manchester United outclass Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 in EPL March 15, 2015

    Wayne Rooney scored a superb solo goal, and produced just as good a celebration, as Manchester United convincingly beat Tottenham 3-0 in the Premier League on Sunday to open up a six-point gap between the teams in the race for Champions League qualification. After dribbling his way through Tottenham's fragile defense...
  • Manchester United cannot afford Spurs slip in top-four race March 14, 2015

    Out of the FA Cup and with Champions League qualification hanging in the balance, Manchester United's season reaches a pivotal stage in the Premier League on Sunday at home to Tottenham Hotspur. United were knocked out of the Cup by Arsenal in the quarter-finals on Monday, a result which effectively ended...
  • West Ham striker Carlton Cole fined $30,000 over tweet March 13, 2015

    London: The English Football Association has fined West Ham striker Carlton Cole 20,000 pounds ($30,000) for an offensive tweet. Cole was also warned about his future conduct over the Twitter exchange with a Tottenham supporter after West Ham's 2-2 draw at White Hart Lane last month. Cole replied with expletives after being...
  • EPL: Top four finish still a reality as Tottenham beat QPR March 7, 2015

    Brace from striker Harry Kane helped Tottenham Hotspur to a 2-1 win away at QPR on Saturday. Kane met Andros Townsend's cross to head home the opener in the 34th minute at Loftus Road before pouncing on some poor defending in the second half to double Spurs' advantage, taking him...
  • Jose Mourinho praise small comfort for Mauricio Pochettino March 2, 2015

    It may have been of scant consolation to Mauricio Pochettino after his Tottenham Hotspur side had been soundly beaten at Wembley but his Chelsea conqueror Jose Mourinho believes the Argentine will go on to enjoy major success with Spurs. Following Chelsea's 2-0 triumph in the League Cup final on Sunday, Mourinho...
  • John Terry urges team-mates to replicate success of last decade March 2, 2015

    London: John Terry earned the 13th major winner's medal of his 20-year Chelsea career on Sunday with a commanding defensive performance and his first Cup goal, then urged his young team-mates to use the win over Tottenham as a springboard to more success. The 34-year-old central defender lifted the League Cup,...
  • Chelsea beat Tottenham Hotspur to win the Capital One Cup March 1, 2015

    London: Captain John Terry led Chelsea to their first trophy in two years on Sunday, scoring the opener in a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the League Cup final. At the heart of Chelsea's defense still at 34, Terry helped to successfully contain Tottenham throughout the first half and then made...
  • Chelsea, Tottenham face-off in English League Cup final March 1, 2015

    Manchester: In the space of a few hours on Sunday, Chelsea could win its first trophy in Jose Mourinho's second spell as manager and take a big step toward capturing the Premier League title. The first piece of silverware in the English season is up for grabs when London rivals Chelsea...
  • Chelsea made League Cup a serious competition: Jose Mourinho February 27, 2015

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes winning the League Cup 10 years ago revolutionised the competition as Premier League clubs have since started to take it more seriously. Mourinho, whose side play Tottenham Hotspur in the final at Wembley on Sunday, claimed his first piece of silverware with Chelsea in 2005...
  • Tottenham Hotspurs salvage 2-2 draw vs West Ham in Premier League February 22, 2015

    London: Harry Kane rescued a Premier League point for Tottenham on Sunday by scoring with the last kick of the game for a 2-2 draw against fierce London rival West Ham. The in-form striker struck in the sixth minute of injury time, scoring from the rebound after having his penalty saved...
  • Mario Balotelli rescues Liverpool as top-4 race intensifies February 11, 2015

    Mario Balotelli went from forgotten man to match-winner at Liverpool as his late goal against Tottenham tightened up the race for Champions League qualification in the Premier League on Tuesday. The maverick Italy striker came off the bench for just his second appearance in a month, and pounced for an 83rd-minute...
  • Substitute Balotelli grabs late Liverpool winner against Tottenham February 11, 2015

    Liverpool: Mario Balotelli came off the bench to grab a late winning goal for Liverpool in a 3-2 victory over Tottenham in the Premier League on Tuesday, boosting his team's chances of hauling in its rivals for Champions League qualification. Out of favor at Anfield in recent months, Balotelli entered in...
  • EPL: Arsenal stutter in race for top four finish after defeat to Spurs February 7, 2015

    London: Harry Kane scored twice to lead Tottenham to a 2-1 comeback victory over fierce rival Arsenal in the north London derby at White Hart Lane on Saturday. Mesut Ozil put Arsenal ahead in the 11th minute when he volleyed past Hugo Lloris after Olivier Giroud quickly sent the ball into...
  • Arsenal's Sanchez to miss Tottenham trip, Welbeck returns February 5, 2015

    Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez will miss their trip to Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday but manager Arsene Wenger can call on the returning Danny Welbeck for the north London derby. Top goalscorer Sanchez, who has struck 18 in all competitions since his arrival from Barcelona in the close...
  • Lennon has massive part to play at Everton, says Roberto Martinez February 5, 2015

    London: Everton manager Roberto Martinez says new signing Aaron Lennon can hit the ground running and play a massive role for the club, starting with the Merseyside derby against Liverpool in the Premier League on Saturday. England winger Lennon arrived from Tottenham Hotspur on loan for the rest of the season...
  • EPL: Harry Kane signs new 5 1/2-year deal at Tottenham February 2, 2015

    London: Harry Kane has signed a new 5 1/2-year contract with Tottenham Hotspur, keeping one of England's top young strikers at the north London club until 2020. Spurs announced the deal on Monday. The 21-year-old Kane has scored 20 goals in all competitions in his breakthrough season at Tottenham and has eight...
  • Gulf in class as Arsenal put five past hapless Aston Villa February 2, 2015

    Arsenal climbed above rivals Tottenham Hotspur into fifth in the Premier League and inflicted more misery on a goal-shy Aston Villa with an emphatic 5-0 victory on Sunday that fuelled their top-four hopes. Goals from Olivier Giroud, Mesut Ozil, Theo Walcott, Santi Cazorla and Hector Bellerin helped Arsenal move level on...
  • Van Persie, Falcao score as Manchester United beat Leicester City 3-1 January 31, 2015

    Radamel Falcao scored only his fourth goal for Manchester United in a 3-1 victory over Leicester in the English Premier League on Saturday. The striker, who is on loan until the end of the season from Monaco, scored between Robin van Persie's first goal since last month and Wes Morgan's own...
  • Tottenham Hotspur boss Pochettino angered by 'unfair' fixture schedule January 30, 2015

    London: Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has bemoaned his side's fixture pile-up ahead of the League Cup final against Chelsea next month. Spurs, who beat third tier Sheffield United to reach the final on March 1, have six games to cope with, including a two-legged Europa League tie against Fiorentina, before...
  • Tottenham Hotspur set up League Cup final against Chelsea January 29, 2015

    Sheffield: Christian Eriksen added a late goal to his sublime early free kick to help Tottenham scrape a 2-2 draw with third-tier Sheffield United on Wednesday and secure a place in the League Cup final against Chelsea. Tottenham advanced 3-2 on aggregate and will play in their first cup final in...
  • Townsend gives Tottenham Hotspur Cup edge over Sheffield United January 22, 2015

    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 January 21, 2015

    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,...