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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
Biggest game in our history
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...
Tottenham Blog - Wed Jun 27 11:00 PM
If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know we love a good video of South Korean commentators going crazy for Heung-Min Son goals. And there have been plently to go crazy for over the last couple of seasons – Son has become one of Tottenham’s most consistent goalscorers behind Harry Kane. The 25-year...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Jun 27 10:08 PM
Both teams are hinting that they may rotate, but that rotation may not apply to the World Cup Golden Boot leader. Depending on how you look at it, there’s good news for England coming out of the Belgium camp today. According to BBC, Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku has been ruled out of Thursday’s G...
SBNation - Wed Jun 27 9:27 PM
Gregg Popovich is placing a ton of trust in his history-making assistant. Becky Hammon made history when she became the first female to become a salaried NBA assistant coach with the San Antonio Spurs . Her work was validated Wednesday when the former WNBA all-star was promoted to the team’s top...
Soccerlens - Wed Jun 27 9:10 PM
22-yr-old expects Pochettino move for him, Spurs leading the chase - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham are interested in signing the Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish this summer. The 22-year-old playmaker is prepared to quit his boyhood club after failing to secure promotion with...
Tottenham Blog - Wed Jun 27 7:00 PM
Tottenham are leading the race to sign Aston Villa star Jack Grealish after the midfielder was convinced to leave the Championship club by former England captain John Terry, according to the Mirror. Grealish has been heavily linked with a move to Spurs ever since Mauricio Pochettino allegedly ide...
Tottenham Blog - Wed Jun 27 6:00 PM
Heung-Min Son scored South Korea’s second goal in a historic 2-0 victory over Germany at the World Cup. Germany were eliminated after falling to the late defeat, with Sweden and Mexico progressing from Group F. South Korea had already crashed out after just two games following defeats to Sweden a...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Jun 27 5:22 PM
A historic win for South Korea, but it wasn’t enough for them to advance. It’s sort of a good-news-bad-news thing. South Korea , knowing that the needed to beat Germany to have any chance of escaping their World Cup group, did exactly that today in Kazan. Kim Young-Gwon tucked away a close range...
Soccerlens - Wed Jun 27 4:02 PM
Tottenham make enquiry for 27-yr-old, Brazilian could replace key star - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham are interested in signing the Atalanta defender Rafael Toloi this summer. The 27-year-old has made a name for himself in Serie A and Mauricio Pochettino is keen on bringing him t...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Jun 27 3:05 PM
This seems weird! Happy Wednesday! Before the World Cup matches begin this morning/afternoon, let’s begin the day with another transfer rumor. If a report from French media outlet RMC is to believed, Spurs have launched a €26m bid for 25-year old Nice attacker Alessane Pléa. Interestingly, I can’...
Tottenham Blog - Wed Jun 27 1:00 PM
Harry Kane will start for England against Belgium despite suggestions he could be rested for the final group game, according to multiple reports. The Tottenham striker currently leads the goalscoring charts at the World Cup after finding the net five times in England’s opening two games, includin...
Tottenham Blog - Wed Jun 27 12:00 PM
Ryan Sessegnon has agreed terms on a new contract with Fulham, according to the Times. Tottenham have reportedly been chasing Sessegnon since he broke into Fulham’s first-team at the age of 16. The 18-year-old established himself as a regular at Craven Cottage last season, moving from left-back t...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Jun 27 12:00 PM
Groups C & D, you had your chance, It’s E & F’s turn now. Two weeks gone, can you believe it? The final round of the World Cup group stages continues with groups E & F, and there’s still a lot of drama and potential for excitement in both of these groups. Brazil , Switzerland and Serbia are battl...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Jun 27 7:50 AM
More planes leaving several western Russian cities. Hello, Hoddlers! I have had to file the Argentina obituary for later, but worry not, I have some others. Ramble of the Day Peru’s headline making victory allowed them to leave Russia on a high, but it came at the expense of Australia, who will a...
Tottenham Blog - Wed Jun 27 1:00 AM
Tottenham are interested in signing Colombia playmaker Juan Fernando Quintero, according to reports in Argentina. Quintero, who is currently on loan at Argentinian club River Plate from Porto, has been one of the breakout starts at the World Cup finals in Russia. The 25-year-old deputised for the...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Jun 26 11:00 PM
Inter Milan hope Tottenham will accept a cash-plus-player offer for Mousa Dembele, according to reports in Italy. Dembele has just one year left on his contract with Spurs and is expected to leave the club this summer. Clubs in Italy and China have been heavily linked with a move for the midfield...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Jun 26 7:00 PM
Tottenham have made enquiries about the availability of Liverpool striker Danny Ings, according to the Mirror. Ings was originally linked with Spurs before he joined Liverpool in 2015 when his contract was set to expire at Burnley. He ended up choosing Merseyside over north London, but injuries h...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Jun 26 6:11 PM
Take THAT, kids! Oh look — another day and another interesting and mildly controversial interview from Danny Rose ! This time, it’s a talk with Sky Sports where Danny said that he wouldn’t encourage children to pursue a career in professional football , and hinted that “pressure” and “politics” a...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Jun 26 5:00 PM
Dele Alli will be the next Tottenham star to sign a new, improved contract with Tottenham, according to football.london. Mauricio Pochettino and Harry Kane have both agreed terms on new deals this summer and a number of the club’s key players are expected to follow suit in the comings weeks. Hugo...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Jun 26 1:00 PM
Paul Merson has urged England manager Gareth Southgate to recall Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier to his starting line-up for Thursday’s World Cup clash with Belgium. Jordan Henderson was preferred to Dier in the holding midfield role for England’s opening games against Tunisia and Panama, while Ky...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Jun 26 12:27 PM
Time to wrap up Groups C & D, and that includes a match by our sweet Danish prince. Yesterday was an exciting day of football that ended up being pretty predictable. The four teams we expected to qualify out of Groups A and B did so, but just in a different order. Spain went from nearly being eli...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Jun 26 12:00 PM
Tottenham are one of five clubs chasing Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic this summer, according to reports in Spain. Spurs have been linked with a move for Kovacic on a number of occasions over the last couple of years. The Croatian joined Madrid from Inter Milan in the summer of 2015 – he ha...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Jun 26 7:30 AM
Thanks for the memories, Iran. Hey, everyone! Iran are the next team to leave Russia, and I am way less happy about it than I am about Poland. Ramble of the Day The unsettled Group B brought Monday’s lone World Cup elimination, with Iran having drawn the shortest stick. The team was emblematic of...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Jun 26 1:00 AM
Tottenham have been regularly scouting French defender Junior Kingue, according to reports in France. Kingue, 19, currently plays for Brazilian club Santos, who he joined from Atletico Paranense following an endorsement from Brazil legend Pele. That’s according to a report form Sport Witness, whi...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Jun 26 12:21 AM
And he should know! On Thursday, England will face Belgium in the final match of Group G, a match that will determine which of the two teams will top the group and which will finish second. The match will also reunite several Tottenham teammates, but this time against each other. England and Belg...
The key for the game was to match the motivation, desire, fight and challenge of Newport, Pochettino said. But the team didn't show really that they want to go to the next stage of the FA Cup.
Guardian Series - 4:44 AM
Football is ruled by trends. Now the tendency is to debate about possession, Pochettino said.
Soccernet - 1:25 PM
I think it was easier than a penalty! But he was there and he scored. I'm happy for him, happy for the team, Pochettino said of Dier's strike.
Sky Sports - 11:37 PM
I think it was easier than a penalty! But he was there and he scored. I'm happy for him, happy for the team, Pochettino said of Dier's strike.
Sky Sports - 7:10 PM