Spurs

  • Bentley Flying Spur V8 launched in India at Rs 3.1 crore August 9, 2014

    Bentley has announced the launch of the 2015 Flying Spur V8 in India with prices starting at Rs 3.1 crore. The final price, of course, changes as per the options you tick. The highlight however, is the new V8 motor, which joins the existing Flying Spur W12 as the less-pricier...
  • Spurs beat Heat 104-87 in Game 5 to win NBA title June 16, 2014

    Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker, the winningest trio in NBA postseason history, shared hugs. Players wrapped themselves in flags from around world, a reminder that the San Antonio Spurs look far beyond the border to build champions, as confetti fell from above. Painfully denied 12 months ago by the Miami...
  • Arsenal go hunting in Cardiff, Spurs host Manchester United November 30, 2013

    London: Tottenham Hotspur's meltdown at Manchester City exposed serious flaws in Andre Villas-Boas's project and the young coach is under intense scrutiny ahead of Sunday's match with Premier League champions Manchester United. Back-to-back games against Manchester's finest always looked like a yardstick for Tottenham's progress in the wake of the world...
  • Tottenham sign Chiriches, Lamela and Eriksen August 31, 2013

    London: Tottenham took their summer spending above 100 million euros ($133 million) on Friday by completing a trio of signings, adding Romania centre-back Vlad Chiriches, Argentina forward Erik Lamela and Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen to the squad. The 23-year-old Chiriches moved from Steaua Bucharest for a reported fee of 8.5 million...
  • Loyalty to Spurs made me snub Europe, says Villas-Boas August 17, 2013

    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 into...
  • A whopping 100 million pounds for Gareth Bale? July 31, 2013

    Director of Football at Real Madrid, the legendary Zinedine Zidane has advised Tottenham Hotspur to let Gareth Bale talk to them if the player has expressed a desire to join the Spanish giants, who are reportedly preparing a record-breaking £100 million bid for the Spurs' star. "It is not unusual, when...
  • Tottenham Hotspur sign Valencia striker Roberto Soldado: reports July 28, 2013

    Valencia striker Roberto Soldado has signed on the dotted line for Tottenham Hotspur for a club record fee of £26 million, Spanish radio station Cadena SER has reported. Soldado returned from holiday on Saturday morning, after which the move was confirmed following Spurs' decision to pay the £26m release clause. According to...
  • Real Madrid prepare 95m-pound package offer for Bale July 28, 2013

    Real Madrid have prepared a package offer of £51 million plus Angel Di Maria and Fabio Coentrao for Tottenham Hotspur to let go hot property Gareth Bale, according to to clubcall.com. Spurs have so far brushed aside all the advances from Bernabeu, but if true, this package deal will make their...
  • Gareth Bale in contract-extension talks with Spurs July 26, 2013

    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 certain...
  • Brazilian Paulinho completes move to Tottenham Hotspur July 6, 2013

    London: Powerful Brazil midfielder Paulinho has completed his move from Corinthians to Tottenham Hotspur, the Premier League club said on Saturday. Spurs said on their website that they had reached agreement for the transfer, put at around 17 million pounds by local media, of the player after Paulinho successfully completed a...
  • Tottenham ready to spend 17 million pounds on Soldado July 2, 2013

    Tottenham Hotspur have gathered pace in the transfer season, with the EPL club now looking to rope in Spain striker Roberto Soldado from Valencia with a 17-million-pound bid, according to Daily Star. The 28-year-old Soldado has a release clause of £26m wiith Valencia for his contract that runs until 2017, but...
  • Paulinho confirms 17-million-pound move to Tottenham July 2, 2013

    Brazil midfielder Paulinho has confirmed his move from Corinthians to Tottenham Hotspur and is expected to travel to London this week to complete his transfer that is worth £17 million. Voted the third-best player at the Confederations Cup, Paulinho, 24, also revealed that while Inter Milan also showed interest, the...
  • Paulinho keen on a move to Tottenham Hotspur June 29, 2013

    Brazil midfielder Paulinho, whose goal took his team to the Confederations Cup final against Spain, is eager to play for the English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur. Paulinho, who currently plays for Brazilian club Corinthians, has said that Spurs will be his preferred destination. "To play in England for a great...
  • Miami Heat beat San Antonio Spurs to win NBA championship June 21, 2013

    Miami: The Miami Heat clinched their second successive National Basketball (NBA) championship on Thursday, beating the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 in the decisive seventh game of an epic series. Miami's LeBron James, the sport's biggest star playing at the peak of his powers, had a game-high 37 points and pulled in...
  • Tottenham's Gareth Bale in line to win award treble April 19, 2013

    London: Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Gareth Bale is hot favourite to win the Player of the Year Award from his fellow professionals after the short-list for this season's nominations was issued on Friday. The Wales international, 23, is also favourite to win the Young Player of the Year Award, the other honour...
  • I'm enjoying my football, says Bale after Newcastle brace February 9, 2013

    London: Flaws in Gareth Bale's game are few and far between but panicked Premier League defences at least now know that making him shoot with his weaker right foot will give them a chance. The Welshman scored twice in Tottenham Hotspur's 2-1 home win over Newcastle United on Saturday to make...
  • Bale scores twice to lead Spurs to a 2-1 win vs Newcastle February 9, 2013

    London: Gareth Bale enhanced his burgeoning reputation by scoring twice, including a second-half winner, in Tottenham's 2-1 victory over Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday. Having given Spurs a fifth-minute lead with a dipping free kick, the Wales winger powered through in the 78th to drive home the winning goal...
  • Spurs eye rare home win vs United, Arsenal at Chelsea January 20, 2013

    London: Having already ended a 23-year wait for a league win at Old Trafford, Tottenham will aim for a first home victory against Manchester United in 12 years on Sunday. Tottenham fans have to trace back to May 2001 to recall the last time Spurs beat United at White Hart Lane,...
  • Mata scores twice as Chelsea beat Spurs 4-2 in EPL thriller October 20, 2012

    London: Juan Mata scored two goals and set up another as Chelsea recovered to beat London rivals Tottenham 4-2 on Saturday, consolidating the European champions' dominant lead in the Premier League. Having taken an early lead through Gary Cahill, the unbeaten visitors — without the suspended John Terry — were rocked...
  • West Brom hold Spurs 1-1 with last-minute goal August 26, 2012

    London: Andre Villas-Boas was narrowly denied his first win in charge of Tottenham after West Bromwich Albion equalised in the 90th minute to draw 1-1 Saturday in the Premier League. James Morrison scored from close-range 30 seconds into stoppage time after William Gallas had cleared off the line at White Hart...
  • Tottenham all set to offload forward Defoe July 14, 2012

    Jermain Defoe is available for transfer and is looking for a new club despite being Tottenham's only recognised striker. New Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas does not believe the 29-year-old fits in to his preferred system and is planning a complete overhaul of his forward options in the summer transfer window. QPR and...
  • I haven't quit Tottenham, says Redknapp June 13, 2012

    London: Harry Redknapp has moved to put an end to rumours suggesting he has resigned from his post at Tottenham, claiming such an action has not crossed his mind. Redknapp's future has been the subject of much debate for the best part of four months, with the former Portsmouth boss originally...
  • QPR hurt Spurs' chances of a top-four finish April 22, 2012

    London: Tottenham Hotspur lost ground in the battle to qualify for the next season's Champions League on Saturday with a 1-0 Premier League defeat to 10-man Queens Park Rangers, who made up important ground at the other end of the table. Former Tottenham midfielder Adel Taarabt scored the winner in the...
  • Rooney returns to lead United attack at Spurs March 2, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has recovered from a throat infection in time to spearhead the attack for the trip to Tottenham Hotspur that manager Alex Ferguson has branded their most important game of the season so far. The Premier League champions, who trail leaders Manchester City by two...
  • FA chief praises England favourite Redknapp February 12, 2012

    London: The head of the English Football Association has hailed Harry Redknapp's "amazing" work at Tottenham while saying the vacant national team job is best suited to an older coach. Following Fabio Capello's sudden resignation on Wednesday, the 64-year-old Redknapp is the main contender to lead England at the European Championships...
  • Won't be easy to leave Tottenham, admits Redknapp February 10, 2012

    London: While "flattered" to be linked with the vacant England coaching job, Harry Redknapp said on Friday his focus remains on Tottenham's pursuit of Champions League qualification - until an approach is made. With the European Championships only four months away, Redknapp is the leading contender to replace Fabio Capello as...
  • Real Madrid, Barcelona top soccer's rich list February 9, 2012

    London: Real Madrid and Barcelona are soccer's biggest moneymakers for the third straight year and look set to top their rivals for the foreseeable future. The annual review of soccer finance by Deloitte shows Madrid topping the list for the seventh straight year with revenue of $636.5 million for the year...
  • Tottenham reaches League Cup final January 22, 2009

    Burnley (England): Roman Pavlyuchenko scored in the 118th minute, and defending champion Tottenham advanced to a League Cup final matchup with Manchester United despite a 3-2 loss to Burnley on Wednesday night. Goals from Robbie Blake, Chris McCann and Jay Rodriguez wiped out Tottenham's 4-1 advantage from the semifinal first leg...