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Tottenham Blog - Mon Jul 2 11:00 PM
Jan Vertonghen scored Belgium’s crucial first goal as the Red Devils came from two goals down to beat Japan in the World Cup Round of 16. The Tottenham defender was initially at fault for Japan’s opener, failing to intercept the pass that eventually led to the goal. Oh my! Japan on the counter an...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Jul 2 9:05 PM
JAN JAN JAN JAN JAN VERTONGHEN! As the World Cup Round of 16 match between Belgium and Japan kicked off, I cheekily tweeted that it’d be nice if Jan Vertonghen , who was one of two Tottenham Hotspur players, along with Toby Alderweireld , to start the match, scored. It’s rare, see, because he’s a...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Jul 2 7:00 PM
Tottenham are expecting a big-money offer from Inter Milan for Mousa Dembele, according to football.london. Dembele has just one year left on his contract and is expected to leave Spurs in the coming weeks – he has been heavily linked with a move to either Italy or China. Inter Milan have been mo...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Jul 2 5:39 PM
Harry Kane has revealed he is staying away from social media in a bid to remain focused on keeping up his impressive start to the World Cup. The Tottenham striker scored twice in England’s opening group game victory over Tunisia before netting a hat-trick in the 6-1 thrashing of Tunisia. He was r...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Jul 2 2:36 PM
Despite a bad experience in London, the Barcelona and Brazil man says he harbors no bad feelings. Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Paulinho has had a strange journey throughout his career. Purchased for Spurs from Corinthians in 2013 for £17m as part of the “Bale Seven, ” he never seemed to fu...
Soccerlens - Mon Jul 2 1:04 PM
Blow for Tottenham and Arsenal, club would not accept £45 million offer for international target - originally posted on Sportslens.com Stuttgart sporting director Michael Reschke has insisted that full-back Benjamin Pavard will not be sold this summer. The 22-year-old has been linked with both To...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Jul 2 1:00 PM
Heung-Min Son has told reporters he will play for South Korea at the Asian Games in August after reaching an agreement with Tottenham, according to Korean football journalist Steve Han. The 2018 Asian Games run from 18 August to 2 September, so Son will almost certainly miss the first month of Sp...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Jul 2 12:50 PM
Please, no more penalty kick games, I’m begging you! Christian Eriksen was sent home from the World Cup yesterday thanks to Luka Modric and Croatia in a match that went all the way to penalty kicks. That’s sad for Christian, but good for Tottenham Hotspur as he gets a nice break before rejoining...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Jul 2 12:00 PM
West Ham United have made a £27m offer for reported Tottenham target Alassane Plea, according to Sky Sports. The French media have been linking Spurs will a move for Plea in recent weeks, with some outlets claiming a bid has already been made. According to Sky, West Ham are the only club to have...
Soccerlens - Mon Jul 2 10:39 AM
West Ham outbid Spurs for 21-goal star, he would transform Pellegrini's attack - originally posted on Sportslens.com West Ham are interested in signing the Ligue 1 striker Alassane Plea this summer. As per the reports, Spurs and Fulham are keeping tabs on the Nice striker as well. Plea had a very...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Jul 2 7:30 AM
Knockout stage goodbyes. Hi, everyone! Let’s catch up on a weekend full of eliminations with a few obituaries. Ramble of the Day Russia’s first set of quarterfinals mixed drama with lackluster displays, and naturally, winners and losers. The first team to quickly say hello and goodbye to the Worl...
Soccerlens - Sun Jul 1 1:26 PM
Tottenham "unsatisfactory" offer for defender rejected, "could soon make another" - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham Hotspur have had an offer for full-back Alex Grimaldo rejected by Benfica. According to Italian radio station Radio CRC, Spurs’ bid wasn’t considered to be high enough...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sun Jul 1 12:00 PM
Christian Eriksen and Denmark will attempt to take down a very strong Croatia led by Luka Modric. We got a couple of sweet matches yesterday in the first World Cup Round of 16 games, and Hugo Lloris is the first Spurs player to make it to the quarterfinals. We might get another one today as Chris...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sat Jun 30 10:59 PM
It’s not Eriksen or Dele, but it’s a start! We have transfer news to report! While it’s not Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen , or Son Heung-Min, Tottenham Hotspur announced the extensions of two contracts today — Development Squad midfielder Shilow Tracey and striker Kazaiah Sterling. We are delighte...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sat Jun 30 8:35 PM
Sonny didn’t deserve that. People are dumb. The South Korea n national team was eliminated from the World Cup in their last group stage match, but it was a close thing. Despite defeating defending World Cup champions Germany 2-0 (also eliminating Die Mannschaft), Korea was eliminated after Mexico...
Dear Mr Levy - Sat Jun 30 1:51 PM
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Cartilage Free Captain - Sat Jun 30 1:00 PM
Southgate sat down with Harry about the team selection vs. Belgium, but said England’s captain was 100% on board. Many, many eyebrows — mine included — were raised when England ’s starting lineup was released for Thursday’s match against Belgium and it did not include Harry Kane. The Tottenham Ho...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sat Jun 30 12:29 PM
The World Cup continues with the first elimination matches of the tournament. Happy World Cuppin’, Carty-Free! Did you enjoy your one day break from football? I know I did. After two weeks of match coverage, it was nice to enjoy a day at the beach without worrying about the fact that I was missin...
Tottenham Blog - Sat Jun 30 1:00 AM
Davinson Sanchez has said he will do his best to stop his Tottenham teammate Harry Kane when Colombia meet England in the World Cup Round of 16. Following their defeat to Belgium in the final group game, England lined up a meeting with Colombia in the first knockout round. Kane is currently the t...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Jun 29 11:00 PM
Christian Eriksen has said he considers himself to be on the same level as former Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric ahead of Denmark’s Round of 16 meeting with Croatia at the World Cup. Both Eriksen and Modric have played starring roles at the tournament so far. Eriksen scored a stunning goal in D...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Jun 29 7:00 PM
Tottenham will not consider selling any players until after the World Cup, according to ESPN. A number of fringe players are being linked with moves away from the club, but ESPN claims those players won’t be allowed to leave until the club’s internationals return from Russia. Fernando Llorente, V...
Cartilage Free Captain - Fri Jun 29 6:21 PM
This means he will likely miss the beginning of the Premier League season. South Korea were eliminated from the World Cup on Wednesday, but they still managed to exit the tournament on a high as they shocked Germany 2-0 to send the defending champions home from Russia. The South Korean team is al...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Jun 29 6:15 PM
Dele Alli is well known for being ultra competitive. And it looks like the Tottenham midfielder has been displaying his competitive side once again in Russia. Alli has missed England’s last two World Cup matches with a thigh strain. But if a video posted by the official England Twitter account is...
SBNation - Fri Jun 29 5:54 PM
Welp It’s Kawhi Leonard ’s birthday! What a great day for the Spurs ! The best player on their team is celebrating a special day in his life! Oh wait. Just kidding. Kawhi is trying to get traded and doesn’t want to be on the Spurs anymore. And everyone knows it. That’s why this tweet didn’t go ov...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Jun 29 2:09 PM
Inter Milan have hired an intermediary agent to help them push through a deal for Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele, according to reports in Italy. Dembele has just one year left on his contract and is expected to leave Spurs in the coming weeks – he has been heavily linked with a move to either...
SBNation - Fri Jun 29 1:52 PM
We have that and more in Friday’s NBA newsletter. Now that the Spurs are apparently openly shopping Kawhi Leonard , it’s worth assessing what San Antonio can actually expect to get back based on what other teams have pulled in similar deals. The Paul George saga is the closest corollary, though K...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Jun 29 12:00 PM
Davinson Sanchez produced an unbelievable tackle to help Colombia see off Senegal and book their place in the World Cup knockout stages. Colombia’s 1-0 victory saw them finish top of Group H – they will face England in the Round of 16. With the game still goalless, Senegal were awarded a penalty...
Cartilage Free Captain - Fri Jun 29 8:02 AM
I am going to miss you, Senegal. Hey, everyone! Feel free to guess what serious business Mousa Dembélé and Eric Dier are chatting about in the above picture. I’m sure there’s a joke about the result waiting. Ramble of the Day The World Cup’s final day of group stage matches saw the most cruel of...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Jun 29 1:00 AM
Manchester United have quoted Tottenham “silly prices” to sign Anthony Martial, according to the Manchester Evening News. Martial has reportedly emerged as one of Spurs’ top transfer targets as Mauricio Pochettino aims to add another attacker to his squad. Is is believed the 22-year-old, who was...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Jun 28 11:00 PM
Mousa Dembele would be the first player on the team-sheet for England in central midfield, according to Gary Neville. The former Manchester United defender was discussing the depth of the England and Belgium squads ahead of the Thursday night’s Group G meeting at the World Cup. Belgium won 1-0 th...
Cartilage Free Captain - Thu Jun 28 9:58 PM
England lost the tie in a dull match, but arguably have the easier path to the World Cup semifinals. England and Belgium went into the final group stage match of the World Cup knowing that the winner would take the group, but the loser might end up in the easier half of the knock-out bracket. Tha...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Jun 28 5:53 PM
Only three out of the eight available Tottenham stars have been handed a start for the final Group G game at the World Cup between England and Belgium. Kieran Trippier and Harry Kane have been rested by England manager Gareth Southgate, while Dele Alli isn’t risked. Eric Dier and Danny Rose come...
SBNation - Thu Jun 28 5:47 PM
San Antonio is reportedly engaging in trade discussions, and the Celtics and Lakers remain likely destinations. The San Antonio Spurs hoped they’d be able to keep the best player the franchise has had since Tim Duncan’s prime, but according to The New York Times ’ Marc Stein , the franchise is re...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Jun 28 4:30 PM
We’re just hours away from the final round of Group G fixtures at the World Cup, where England will take on Belgium. A number of Tottenham players are set to face each other in Kaliningrad. Kieran Trippier, Eric Dier, Danny Rose, Dele Alli and Harry Kane could all play a part for England, while J...
Cartilage Free Captain - Thu Jun 28 3:11 PM
The Golden Boot leader will get a breather. Remember that article I posted yesterday that suggested that Harry Kane was very likely to start in the World Cup Group G final group stage match against Belgium ? Well, forget all that. According to the Telegraph, Jamie Vardy will make his first World...
Cartilage Free Captain - Thu Jun 28 2:32 PM
Basically it seems to boil down to “no Toby, no Anthony.” According to the Manchester Evening News, the negotiations that could take Anthony Martial from Manchester United to Tottenham Hotspur could “rumble on and on” for the foreseeable future . MEN is reporting that United have rejected an appr...
SBNation - Thu Jun 28 1:23 PM
We have that and more in Thursday’s NBA newsletter. The Lakers have re-engaged the Spurs on a potential Kawhi Leonard deal in the run-up to NBA free agency Sunday at midnight , ESPN’s veritable Dream Team of Ramona Shelburne, Adrian Wojnarowski, and Brian Windhorst reported late Wednesday. The La...
Soccerlens - Thu Jun 28 1:05 PM
Tottenham submit bid for 20-goal star who would transform Pochettino's attack - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham are hoping to sign the Nice forward Alassane Plea this summer. The Londoners are looking for a quality alternative to Harry Kane and Pochettino has identified the 25-year-...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Jun 28 1:00 PM
Tottenham are interested in signing Porto striker Moussa Marega, according to reports in Portugal. Marega scored 22 goals in 29 league appearances last season as Porto sealed the Portuguese top-flight title. The 27-year-old has been with Porto since 2016 but spent the 2016/17 campaign on loan wit...
Cartilage Free Captain - Thu Jun 28 12:40 PM
This match will either be AMAZING or the most boringest of matches. Not sure which. Well, for Tottenham Hotspur fans this is the World Cup holy grail: it’s a group stage clash that could potentially feature up to eight Spurs players, assuming all of them play. The reality of this match is that bo...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Jun 28 12:00 PM
Barcelona are considering a move for Russian midfielder Aleksandr Golovin, which could bring their pursuit of Christian Eriksen to an end, according to football.london. The La Liga champions were heavily linked with a move for Eriksen last summer when a deal for Philippe Coutinho looked difficult...
Cartilage Free Captain - Thu Jun 28 8:04 AM
Another batch of World Cup obituaries. Hi, people! Wednesday brought simple and complicated victories for many, and naturally, a few eliminations along the way. I’m writing another for South Korea, since it was a bit premature for me to have written one, and things have changed quite a bit since...
SBNation - Thu Jun 28 5:05 AM
Talks resume with NBA free agency period looming The NBA offseason is about to kick into high gear, and one of the top targets in the league is front and center. The Los Angeles Lakers re-engaged with the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday regarding star forward Kawhi Leonard , per a report from ESPN...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Jun 28 1:00 AM
Tottenham have made a bid for for Nice forward Alassane Plea, according to reports in France. Earlier this month, reports emerged claiming Spurs have lodged a £22 million offer for the France Under-21 international. And now, French outlet RMC (via Get French Football News) has echoed those report...
We were a little bit scared to play out from the back, Pochettino said. That translates after to the different lines – to the midfield and the offensive line.
Guardian - 10:30 PM
I think I respect every single opinion but for me it's a collective problem, Pochettino said.
Daily Star - 5:59 PM
I think the performance wasn't great, Pochettino said. If you analyse the first five games, the performance was similar in all the games, but the opponents were all different.
Soccernet - 6:31 PM
It's a collective problem and I won't point the finger at one player, said Pochettino. Look, I told you the challenge is massive this season.
Daily Telegraph - 6:11 PM