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Tottenham Blog - Tue Sep 26 11:00 PM
Harry Kane’s hat-trick secured a 3-0 win and a second victory in two Champions League games as Tottenham breezed past APOEL in Cyprus on Tuesday. It was an even contest for the most part, but Kane’s brilliance sealed the points for Spurs. The striker has now scored seven goals in five Champions L...
EPL Talk - Tue Sep 26 10:30 PM
Paris (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on his 400th Real Madrid appearance as the Champions League holders defeated Borussia Dortmund 3-1, while Harry Kane grabbed a hat-trick in Tottenham Hotspur’s 3-0 win at APOEL Nicosia on Tuesday. Gareth Bale struck an exquisite volley as the record 12...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Sep 26 10:14 PM
Two games and two wins for North London’s sole representative in the Champions League It was billed as a must win game for Tottenham Hotspur if they wanted to advance out of Group H and into the knockout stages of the Champions League. Surely they had to defeat Cypriot minnows APOEL. It was nervy...
Vital Spurs - Tue Sep 26 9:52 PM
To have Harry keeping up his reputation as a good coach. AVB was a good coach supposedly with Bale doing all the work for him, Bale left , Uh Oh. Rodgers at Liverpool was a good coach supposedly with Suarez doing all the work for him, Suarez left, Uh Oh. Poch looks good with Harry don't he ?
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Sep 26 8:31 PM
Harry Kane has scored to put Tottenham Hotspur ahead of APOEL away from home in the Champions League. Just a little less than 10 minutes until halftime and the two-time Premier league Golden Boot winner walked the offside line, latched onto a throughball from Toby Alderweireld and calmly slotted...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Sep 26 7:00 PM
For Tottenham, one name that seemed to be constantly doing the rounds during the summer transfer window was Suso. The AC Milan playmaker was repeatedly linked with a potential move to Spurs by the Italian media, but nothing materialised. Suso made it clear that he wanted to stay with Milan, and t...
Soccerlens - Tue Sep 26 5:57 PM
Arsenal legend reveals that he prefers this top class Spurs star to Mourinho's big money signing - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal legend Ian Wright has revealed that he prefers Tottenham star Harry Kane to Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku. The Belgian has been in sensational form ev...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Sep 26 5:38 PM
Spurs are without seven of their best players. A win keeps them at worst joint top in Group H. Tottenham Hotspur are in Cyprus today for their second match of Group H in the 2017 UEFA Champions League. They are at the home of APOEL Nicosia, the Cypriot League champions, but a club that has not ha...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Sep 26 5:00 PM
Tottenham trained in front of some Cypriot supporters ahead of their Champions League clash with APOEL Nicosia on Tuesday. And Mauricio Pochettino took the opportunity to show off some of his skills on the pitch. While Spurs boss and goalkeeping coach Toni Jimenez were preparing for a drill, one...
The Fighting Cock - Tue Sep 26 1:47 PM
Flav, Ricky & Thelonious review West Ham interspersed with Amsterdam talk, followed by a swift preview of APOEL. Windy talks youth and loanees. Who is more important, Pochettino or Kane? How many feral 10 year olds could we take out and the importance of Hugo Lloris.
EPL Talk - Tue Sep 26 1:00 PM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch APOEL vs. Spurs, you’ve come to the right place. In Group H, Tottenham Hotspur has the opportunity to get two wins out of two when they face APOEL at the GSP Stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus. With a capacity of 22, 859, Spurs will face an APOEL side that l...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Sep 26 1:00 PM
Jan Vertonghen has suggested his Tottenham teammate Christian Eriksen is now one of the world’s best playmakers. Spurs will be without Eriksen for their Champions League trip to APOEL on Tuesday after the Dane pulled out of the squad through illness at the last minute. Asked about Eriksen’s quali...
Soccerlens - Tue Sep 26 12:07 PM
Tottenham should unleash Fernando Llorente vs Apoel in 4-2-3-1 system - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham Hotspur face Cypriot side APOEL Nicosia on Tuesday night in a crucial Champions League group clash, with Mauricio Pochettino’s men desperate to record three points on the road. Sp...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Sep 26 12:00 PM
Let’s be honest: nobody expected Harry Kane to become the goalscoring machine he is today. The striker’s incredible productivity in front of goal has provoked semi-realistic hopes of winning the Ballon d’Or at some point in his career. But how close is Kane to the two players — Lionel Messi and C...
Soccerlens - Tue Sep 26 11:53 AM
Tottenham star chasing the big two, but can he catch them? - originally posted on Sportslens.com Harry Kane’s desire to be the best player in the world has pushed him on to even greater heights during 2017, but can he realistically expect to challenge the dominance of Lionel Messi and Cristiano R...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Sep 26 11:40 AM
Happy Tuesday Spursland! So I saw that movie IT earlier this week, and after settling in for a damn good scaring I’m disappointed to report that barely a single hair on the back of my neck was raised. When you’re getting a weekly dose of the real-life occult nightmare that is the Wembley Curse, f...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Sep 26 1:00 AM
The agents vying for Dele Alli’s signature are promising the Tottenham star moves to Real Madrid or Manchester United, according to the Mirror. Alli recently left his long-term representative Rob Segal and is now reportedly being chased by the world’s most powerful agents. Tom Hopkinson of the Mi...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Sep 25 11:00 PM
Tottenham travel to Cyprus to face APOEL Nicosia in the Champions League on Tuesday night aiming to make it two wins from two in Europe. Mauricio Pochettino’s side beat Borussia Dortmund 3-1 at Wembley on matchday one, but they will be forced to make changes against the Cypriot champions. Christi...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Sep 25 9:29 PM
Once again, let’s boldly go. You may or may not be aware of the fact, but Star Trek is back and I’m positively giddy. Last night was the debut of Star Trek: Discovery, the seventh television incarnation of the 50-year old Star Trek franchise, on CBS. The show will be streamed weekly on CBS’s new...
SBNation - Mon Sep 25 9:10 PM
Popovich talked for more than 10 minutes about the divisiveness of the country and said that we must feel uncomfortable for change to happen. Gregg Popovich is the most respected head coach in the NBA, bar none, and he has increasingly chosen to speak out about President Donald Trump over the pas...
Soccerlens - Mon Sep 25 7:47 PM
Pochettino not fussed about Spurs’ growing injury list - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino insists that he will not be crying over his side’s long list of injured players. Spurs will play Apoel Nicosia in Cyprus on Tuesday in their second group stag...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Sep 25 7:15 PM
Thanks to injuries and suspensions, Mauricio Pochettino has a tactical conundrum for Tuesday’s Champions League match. Tottenham Hotspur released team news for tomorrow’s Champions League match against APOEL, and it’s not great news. As feared, Mousa Dembele was ruled out for the trip to Cyprus a...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Sep 25 7:00 PM
Christian Eriksen will miss Tottenham’s Champions League trip to APOEL Nicosia through illness. Mauricio Pochettino revealed the news as Spurs jetted off to Cyprus without Eriksen. The Tottenham manager said: “He Eriksen had a very bad night and he is sick. He is not ready for tomorrow. He stay...
Vital Football - Mon Sep 25 6:25 PM
VS Preview: APOEL v Spurs Vitalfootball: Spurs: 25/09/2017 18:13:40 We're playing for Second? It's between us and Dortmund !
KUMB - Mon Sep 25 5:49 PM
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Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Sep 25 5:41 PM
Dumb article is dumb but let’s talk about it! Tottenham Hotspur , coming off a 3-2 victory over West Ham at the dead zone known as London Stadium, have a very important midweek match with Apoel Nicosia in the Champions League. Picking up a crucial three points against the Pot 4 club is vital if S...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Sep 25 5:00 PM
Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik could be tempted by a potential move to the Premier League, according to reports in Italy. Italian outlet Calciomercato claims Tottenham and Arsenal are fans of the Poland international, as are German clubs Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04. The reports hints that Sp...
Hammers in the Heart - Mon Sep 25 4:55 PM
Andy Carroll has come in for some rather unfair criticism since the Spurs game. Yes, he played a bad pass for the first goal, when he was still getting used to the game having come on as a sub, but an error on the half-way line shouldn't necessarily result in a goal. The defence was equally to bl...
Vital Spurs - Mon Sep 25 3:31 PM
I have to admit I am completely focussed on the Premier League this year. The Champions League is a nice distraction and I would like to see us do very well there but it isn't a priority. I would like to see us consolidate our place in the elite of the Premier League and begin to wear down the no...
Vital Spurs - Mon Sep 25 1:34 PM
Jan Vertonghen hails Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen as one of the best in the world as Spurs jet off for Champions League clash with APOEL By Tom Allnutt, Press Association Published: 12:51, 25 September 2017 | Updated: 12:52, 25 September 2017 Jan Vertonghen believes Tottenham team-mate C...
Vital Spurs - Mon Sep 25 1:16 PM
As I said elsewhere; Poch knows he'll calm down - but getting his fitness up to scratch as I said it needed to be worked on, is what Poch seems to think too.. Spurs boss sends message to Serge Aurier following red card at West Ham By Steve Jennings - September 25, 2017 Mauricio Pochettino has def...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Sep 25 1:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino has defended Serge Aurier following the defender’s red card at West Ham, but also warned him to be more careful in the future. Tottenham were 3-1 up at the London Stadium before Aurier’s dismissal for a needless second yellow card. The visitors ended up hanging on to a 3-2 vic...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Sep 25 12:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino has admitted he does not know how long Mousa Dembele will be out for following his latest injury. Dembele was left out of the squad that travelled to West Ham with an ankle injury. Pochettino claims the club will assess the midfielder regularly to see when he will be able to r...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Sep 25 10:46 AM
Good morning Spursland! If you’re anything like me, then your pulse has probably only just about returned to normal after the final 20 minutes of Saturday’s away win over West Ham (cheers, Serge Aurier!). You’ve thus got a super-chilled track from Mac DeMarco as your Hoddle Theme of the Day to he...
The Fighting Cock - Mon Sep 25 10:37 AM
As Dele Alli contemplates his next move off the pitch, Fred Kavanagh believes its his talking on it that will take him to the next true level.
Vital Spurs - Mon Sep 25 10:07 AM
Dembele doubtful, Alli suspended, Vert suspended. Apoel are expected to park the bus and try to hit us on the break. We have to win this and we have 3 nailed on starters out already.
Soccerlens - Mon Sep 25 8:20 AM
Five Things: Tottenham star superb, Liverpool skipper should zip it, Chelsea duo growing in stature - originally posted on Sportslens.com It was a good weekend for the Premier League’s big guns, with Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and the two Manchester clubs all recording victories. Harry Kane maint...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Sep 25 12:34 AM
According to Poch, Moose could be set for an extended absence. But no surgery! Maybe. Mousa Dembele was rested for Saturday’s 3-2 Tottenham Hotspur win over West Ham at the London Stadium, but most observers didn’t think much about it. Dembele started in Spurs’ midweek League Cup win over Barnsle...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sun Sep 24 7:31 PM
A win in Cyprus could give Spurs some space in their group heading into back-to-back Champions League matches against Real Madrid. After a gritty, scary win over West Ham at the London Stadium on Saturday, all eyes now return to the Champions League, where Tottenham will travel to Cyprus for Tues...
Vital Football - Sun Sep 24 6:44 PM
Bilic Disappointed at Loss to Spurs Vitalfootball: West Ham: 24/09/2017 18:33:04 Losing to Tottenham Hotspur is always a bitter pill to swallow.
Hammers in the Heart - Sun Sep 24 12:09 PM
West Ham 2 Tottenham 3 Steve the Cornish Postie has already provided plenty of colour for the blog by posting his season ticket to the wrong address, but after some frantic knocking on my neighbours' doors, I'm able to hand it over to Lisa by the H Block sign. Hopefully West Ham's delivery will b...
Soccerlens - Sun Sep 24 8:24 AM
Tottenham legend believes Harry Kane could leave the club - originally posted on Sportslens.com Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Teddy Sheringham believes Harry Kane could be tempted by a move away from the club. Kane scored twice as Spurs won 3-2 at West Ham on Saturday to move up to fourth in t...
KUMB - Sun Sep 24 1:50 AM
A crushing 2-3 defeat by London rivals Tottenham sends West Ham back into the relegation zone.
EPL Talk - Sun Sep 24 1:09 AM
London (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says he is “in love” with Harry Kane after the red-hot forward took his tally to six goals in four games. Kane’s brace helped Spurs secure a 3-2 win at West Ham United that helped ensure they did not risk losing further ground on early...
KUMB - Sat Sep 23 8:30 PM
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino admitted that his team were caught in a real battle today - but was delighted to come out of the game with all three points.
KUMB - Sat Sep 23 8:27 PM
Slaven Bilic admitted that Tottenham deserved to take all three points from today's big London derby.
Cartilage Free Captain - Sat Sep 23 6:16 PM
Us too, Poch, us too. Harry Kane scored two goals for Tottenham Hotspur as they held on to defeat West Ham 3-2 at the London Stadium today. Kane also smacked the post twice as he searched for the hat trick that never came. It was a dominant match for Tottenham’s talismanic striker, and afterwards...
EPL Talk - Sat Sep 23 3:33 PM
London (AFP) – Harry Kane struck twice as 10-man Tottenham Hotspur survived a late scare to maintain their perfect away record with a 3-2 victory at West Ham United on Saturday. Kane’s double, taking his tally to six in four games, and a third from Christian Eriksen gave Mauricio Pochettino’s sid...
KUMB - Sat Sep 23 2:52 PM
West Ham's dreadful start to the 2017/18 campaign showed no signs of improvement today after they went down 3-2 at home to Tottenham.
Cartilage Free Captain - Sat Sep 23 2:46 PM
Tottenham got a brace from Harry Kane but nearly Spursed away a 3-0 lead at the London Stadium after a Serge Aurier red card. Tottenham Hotspur went up 3-0 over West Ham at the London Stadium today behind a brace from Harry Kane and a third from Christian Eriksen , but went down to ten men after...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sat Sep 23 1:53 PM
So pretty. Eriksen makes it 3-0 to Spurs. Brilliant strike pic.twitter.com/LBa3ra1Cmj — Transfer Man (@_transferman) September 23, 2017 Tottenham Hotspur now lead West Ham by the score of 3-1. Christian Eriksen has scored his second league goal of the season to extend the lead. It was Harry Kane...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sat Sep 23 1:41 PM
Beautiful. Kane Goal #COYS pic.twitter.com/kn1886lWIo — Angry Spurs (@AngrySpurs) September 23, 2017 Tottenham Hotspur have pulled ahead of West Ham United in the first half of what has been a tightly contested affair. Harry Kane has put Spurs in front with his third goal of the Premier League se...
Vital Football - Sat Sep 23 12:06 PM
Follow West Ham v Spurs Live On Twitter Vitalfootball: Spurs: 23/09/2017 11:36:09 With pre-match build up well underway, and only a few short hours to kick-off, most will be travelling, some will already be warming up their seats
Cartilage Free Captain - Sat Sep 23 9:58 AM
Can Spurs get a crucial three points in their first cup final (trolololo) of the season? Tottenham Hotspur are back in Premier League action, this time with a tricky away tie at West Ham at the London Stadium. There may be one eye on the Champions League match against APOEL this coming week, but...
SBNation - Sat Sep 23 9:30 AM
West Ham are struggling this season, but a win over London rivals Tottenham could be the ticket they need to break out of their slump. This was supposed to be a fun, exciting season for West Ham United, but instead it’s been anything but, with the Hammers winning just four points in their first f...
Tottenham Blog - Sat Sep 23 1:00 AM
Real Madrid defender Marcelo is set to miss around a month of action after tearing a muscle in his left thigh. That means he’ll almost certainly miss Madrid’s Champions League clash with Tottenham at the Bernabeu on October 17th. If there are any delays in the Brazilian’s recovery, he could also...
EPL Talk - Sat Sep 23 12:30 AM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch West Ham vs. Spurs, you’ve come to the right place. In the London derby between West Ham and Tottenham, the Hammers will be looking for their second home win in a row against a Spurs team that drew 0-0 against Swansea at Wembley Stadium last week. Th...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Sep 22 11:00 PM
Slaven Bilic has suggested West Ham will be punished if they do not keep Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen quiet on Saturday. The Hammers welcome Spurs to the London Stadium for the first time since the 1-0 home win in May that all but ended the visitors’ 2016/17 title hopes. Bilic was full o...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Sep 22 7:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino took 49 of his Tottenham colleagues to a prestige London restaurant for dinner on Wednesday evening – and paid for the entire thing himself! The Spurs manager picked up the £7, 000 bill at Beast, an infamously expensive restaurant. The entire Tottenham squad, as well as chairm...
KUMB - Fri Sep 22 6:48 PM
Preview Percy being nice to Spurs? Surely not? Er, no
Cartilage Free Captain - Fri Sep 22 6:31 PM
Cool, slick, and accomplished big brother takes on their black sheep younger sibling who *really* wants to win in front of their parents With Liverpool already dropping points, Spurs had a chance to be clinical last Saturday at Wembley, but failed to defeat a weak Swansea side and dropped points...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Sep 22 5:00 PM
Tottenham supporter and tactics writer Nathan A Clark, previously known on Twitter as @TTTactics, has produced a new video on Spurs. Nathan’s videos focus on Tottenham’s tactics and are often insightful and interesting. His latest is no exception. The analysis centres on Spurs’ tactical approach...
Vital Spurs - Fri Sep 22 3:46 PM
Ok Pollo. Get to work. :35:
Cartilage Free Captain - Fri Sep 22 3:31 PM
Spurs’ manager is making it rain in order to build camaraderie. The website for Beast , a swanky upscale restaurant in London’s West End, describes itself as a “Unique gastronomic experience featuring Norwegian king crab & hand selected dry-aged Nebraskan Angus beef.” It’s not cheap. The aforemen...
Soccerlens - Fri Sep 22 3:00 PM
Are England on the verge of another ‘Golden Generation’? - originally posted on Sportslens.com Being a fan of the English national football team can be a difficult occupation at the best of times. Not only must the Wembley faithful tolerate rendition after rendition of “The Great Escape” being pa...
KUMB - Fri Sep 22 2:53 PM
West Ham United will face Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley on Wednesday, 25 October.
Cartilage Free Captain - Fri Sep 22 1:05 PM
It’s going to get worse before it gets better for Palace. Before we get into the preview, here are the latest xG stats for the Premier League through week five. To make it a bit easier to navigate, especially on mobile, I’ve broken this out a bit. As you can see, there are four genuinely elite at...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Sep 22 1:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino has revealed deciding not to sign a defensive midfielder in the summer of 2015 and putting his trust in Eric Dier was one of the biggest risks he has taken at Tottenham. Spurs were seemingly in need of a holding midfielder at the beginning of the 2015/16, but Pochettino decide...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Sep 22 12:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino has revealed Tottenham are carefully managing Mousa Dembele’s game time following the midfielder’s foot surgery. Dembele underwent a procedue in May in an attempt to solve a long-standing problem on the top of his left foot. The Belgian is forced to play through pain, and Poch...
Soccerlens - Fri Sep 22 11:26 AM
3-4-3 v Spurs: Bilic without these 4 West Ham players for vital derby game this weekend; Team News & Predicted Lineup - originally posted on Sportslens.com West Ham take on Tottenham in the London Derby this weekend and Slaven Bilic will be hoping to continue his side’s impressive run of form wit...
Hammers in the Heart - Fri Sep 22 10:46 AM
Seems like there's a number of tactical considerations for Slaven before Saturday's big game against Spurs… WILL MARK NOBLE RETURN? Nobes had a fine game against Spurs last season and knows how important beating Spurs is to the fans. But even if he is West Ham through and through Mark is now 30 a...
Vital Football - Fri Sep 22 9:34 AM
The Stats Suggest West Ham Will Beat Spurs Vitalfootball: West Ham: 22/09/2017 09:17:49 And we know by what score-line.
Vital Football - Fri Sep 22 9:34 AM
West Ham v Spurs - Managerial Chit-Chat Vitalfootball: West Ham: 22/09/2017 09:11:58 A classic London derby awaits us this Saturday lunchtime when West Ham take on Tottenham Hotspur at the London Stadium.
Cartilage Free Captain - Fri Sep 22 8:26 AM
Happy Friday ladies and gents! As my first week at the helm of the Hoddle draws to a close, I have to take this opportunity to say that I’d forgotten how much I thoroughly enjoyed providing content for you lovely people. I’d obviously do it anyway just for the mouldy crusts of bread and five minu...
Vital Football - Fri Sep 22 8:23 AM
West Ham v Spurs - Early Team News Vitalfootball: West Ham: 22/09/2017 08:06:53 After participating in the League Cup in midweek, easing into the fourth round, West Ham are back in Premier League action this weekend.
Soccerlens - Fri Sep 22 7:56 AM
Sky Sports pundit predicts the outcome of West Ham vs Spurs, Hammers won't be happy - originally posted on Sportslens.com West Ham face Tottenham in the Premier League this weekend and both teams will be looking get one over their rivals by securing the three points. This should be a fascinating...
Soccerlens - Fri Sep 22 7:39 AM
Odds update: Pochettino says Kane will stay, West Ham beware - originally posted on Sportslens.com Mauricio Pochettino has rejected suggestions that Harry Kane’s Tottenham future depends on the club winning silverware. Former Spurs boss Tim Sherwood claimed earlier this week that the England stri...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Sep 22 1:00 AM
Tottenham travel to the London Stadium to face West Ham United in the Premier League on Saturday. Mauricio Pochettino heavily rotated his side for the 1-0 win over Barnsley in the EFL Cup on Wednesday, so there will be plenty of changes. Spurs will probably revert to a back three of Toby Alderwei...
I didn't see [the incident], Pochettino said after the win. It's so difficult for me from my position… He must learn. This type of action doesn't help him, doesn't help the team and doesn't help the football.
Caught Offside - 12:53 PM
It so difficult to talk every three days about Harry Kane and find different words to describe him, Pochettino said.
EPL Talk - 12:50 AM
I didn't see [the incident], Pochettino said after the game. It's so difficult for me from my position. We are talking in the last few years about fair play, about being honest. I think he is improving a lot and learning but still he must learn.
Mirror - 11:11 PM
It's so difficult to talk every three days about Harry Kane, said Pochettino. To find different words to describe him.
Sky Sports - 7:38 PM