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Tottenham Blog - Tue Aug 7 11:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino has said finishing in the top four is not enough for Tottenham and the club must challenge for trophies this season. Spurs have qualified for the Champions League in each of the last three seasons, finishing in the top three on every occasion. However, the Londoners haven’t wo...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Aug 7 9:52 PM
The Independent says Rose has fallen out of favor with Mauricio Pochettino. Roll on transfer window deadline. Jack Pitt-Brook has written today about the state of Tottenham Hotspur’s transfer dealings in the Independent, and he puts a pretty fine point on it — it’s not great. But while he talks s...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Aug 7 7:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino has praised Harry Kane for being disappointed after the World Cup. Kane captained England to a surprise semi-final appearance and left Russia with the Golden Boot, scoring six goals. The Spurs skipper returned to his club for training on Monday along with the club’s other Worl...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Aug 7 6:57 PM
We just renewed last season’s league, but you can still join in on the fun. Hi, folks. It’s that time again — we’re going to once again renew the Cartilage Free Captain fantasy Premier League over at fantasy.premierleague.com , just in time for both the end of the transfer window and the start of...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Aug 7 5:25 PM
Gavin Bazunu is 16, but wouldn’t leave Shamrock Rovers until he matriculates from school. Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly made a bid for a player! According to the Times of Ireland, Spurs have launched a whopping £200k bid for 16-year old Irish goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu , who is currently playing...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Aug 7 5:00 PM
Tottenham are considering a last-minute move for Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, according to reports in France. Ndombele was linked with Spurs earlier in the transfer window when it looked certain Mousa Dembele would leave. Dembele’s potential exit led to a string of potential replacements bein...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Aug 7 4:04 PM
Will the deal get done before the window shuts? It has not been an easy transfer window for Tottenham Hotspur fans. The club have yet to sign anybody, and the one player who might actually join is the subject of a lengthy transfer saga. Jack Grealish is the footballer most likely to sign for Spur...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Aug 7 3:13 PM
That’s so Harry. The transfer window is still dark and full of terrors today, so let’s talk about something happier: Harry Kane . Specifically, Harry Kane is disappointed with his World Cup performance, despite scoring six goals, taking home the Golden Boot, and helping lead England to the semifi...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Aug 7 2:54 PM
NOOOOOO GOD! NO GOD PLEASE NO! NO! NOOOOOOOOOOOOO! I am so sorry, fam. Yesterday I got everyone’s hopes up by reporting on a MARCA story that suggested that Mateo Kovacic was going on strike at Real Madrid in order to force a move to another club where he can get more minutes. Tottenham Hotspur w...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Aug 7 1:00 PM
Toby Alderweireld and Mousa Dembele have returned to training with Tottenham despite being linked with an exit before Thursday’s transfer deadline. Dembele has reportedly turned down a £20 million move to Inter Milan, so it looks like the midfielder could stay at Spurs for the remaining year of h...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Aug 7 12:47 PM
A lot of pictures and thoughts about Spurs players arriving to preseason training. SCHEDULING ERROR I AM SO SORRY FOR THE DELAY Ramble of the Day Finally, the last batch of Tottenham players reported for preseason duty yesterday, as the nine World Cup semifinalists came back to the training groun...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Aug 7 12:00 PM
Steve Bruce has said Tottenham’s offer for Jack Grealish still isn’t enough, but the Aston Villa manager is being realistic about the Championship club’s hopes of keeping the midfielder. Grealish emerged as Spurs’ primary transfer target earlier this summer. Villa were in financial trouble at the...
The Fighting Cock - Tue Aug 7 9:33 AM
We're back and despite the lack of anything exciting happening we're so chuffed to be back. We go through the transfer window, despite nothing happening, should we be angry with Levy and where do we go from here. Most of all we're loving being together once again. We love Tottenham and we love you.
Tottenham Blog - Tue Aug 7 1:00 AM
AS Roma are considering a surprise swoop for Tottenham midfielder Victor Wanyama, according to reports in Italy. Wanyama is currently sidelined with a knee injury and is expected to miss Spurs’ Premier League opener at Newcastle United on Saturday. Italian outlet La Repubblica (via Goal) claims R...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Aug 6 11:04 PM
Well, that sounds more promising! All’s been quiet on the Jack Grealish front for a couple of days now, which depending on your point of view is either evidence that Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa are planning something, or the whole shebang is about to fall apart leaving us nothing but empty...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Aug 6 11:00 PM
Tottenham target Jack Grealish provided an assist in what may turn out to be his final appearance for Aston Villa as the Championship club ran out 3-1 winners at Hull City in their season opener. Grealish has been heavily linked with a move to Spurs in recent weeks. Villa manager Steve Bruce has...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Aug 6 7:09 PM
GET ON THE PHONE DANIEL High on everyone’s list of potential Tottenham Hotspur is World Cup runner-up and Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic. He’d be absolutely PERFECT for Spurs in the center of their midfield, and he’s been making noises lately expressing his frustration about not getting suf...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Aug 6 7:00 PM
Peter Crouch has said Tottenham are “certainties” to finish in the top four of the Premier League again this season. The Stoke City striker, who scored 24 goals in 93 appearances during his time as a Spurs player, believes his former club have the ability to qualify for the Champions League for a...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Aug 6 5:26 PM
You know what the trouble is Levy? We use to buy people in this club. With time running short in the summer transfer window , Tottenham Hotspur is rumored to have its eye on Slovakian international Stansilav Lobotka to bolster central midfield, according to various reports. Lobotka is reported to...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Aug 6 5:23 PM
Toby Aldweireld is hopeful Tottenham and Manchester United can come to an agreement over a transfer by Thursday’s deadline, according to reports in Belgium. The centre-back has been expected to leave Spurs all summer after failing to agree terms on a new contract earlier this year. After falling...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Aug 6 3:36 PM
With just days before the start of the new Premier League season, we want to know YOUR predictions for the 2018-19 table. It’s that time again! Time to put on your prognostication hats and look ahead to the end of the 2018-19 Premier League season. Here at Cartilage Free Captain, we have our opin...
The Fighting Cock - Mon Aug 6 3:09 PM
At the end of last season, our manager made some telling remarks about "being brave" this summer. With only a few days remaining in the transfer window, will our bravery ever show?
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Aug 6 2:37 PM
More Moose is good Moose. We’ve been saying our tearful goodbyes to Mousa Dembele for the past three months or so after numerous reports suggested that the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder was ready to move on for a new challenge at the end of his career. However, that may not be the case after all....
Soccerlens - Mon Aug 6 2:32 PM
Report: Spurs consider making late bid for £31m ace, Pochettino keen to sign, player wants to move on - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham Hotspur are yet to make a signing this summer, but with time running out, Mauricio Pochettino will be desperate to bring in one or two new faces. S...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Aug 6 2:32 PM
Welcome back, Hugo, Harry, Eric, Dele, Kieran, Danny, Mousa, Toby, and Jan! OK, now the new Premier League season can begin. Tottenham Hotspur ’s World Cup stars are expected to finally report back to Hotspur Way to begin training for the start of the new league season, which begins this Saturday...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Aug 6 1:00 PM
Tottenham are considering a late move for Celta Vigo midfielder Stanislav Lobotka, according to the Mirror. Spurs are yet to make a signing this summer with the transfer window set to close on Thursday at 5pm. Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish is expected to complete a move to the Londoners by...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Aug 6 12:00 PM
Mousa Dembele has rejected a move to Inter Milan, according to the Mail. The Tottenham midfielder is said to have been the subject of a £20 million offer from Inter. The report doesn’t overtly say Spurs accepted the bid, but it’s likely they did considering Dembele knew enough to turn down a move...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Aug 6 7:30 AM
Ugly trophies! Hello, Hoddlers! Another bump for my Friday question before I ramble: What is something on the internet that will come as close as possible to snapping you out of a bad mood? Keep it PG, please, and you’ll find out why soon (maybe). Ramble of the Day Sport is full of beautiful thin...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sun Aug 5 9:11 PM
Answer: bourbon. We’re four days away from the close of the transfer window , and nope — Tottenham Hotspur still haven’t made any signings, nor does it look like they’re especially close to doing so. What’s a fan to do? This post is a response to a tweet I received this afternoon from a fellow Sp...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sun Aug 5 7:40 PM
We can’t take too much from Spurs’ preseason tour, but there were a few players who impressed. Tottenham Hotspur ’s preseason preparations are now complete, as Spurs have wrapped up their tour to USA for the International Champions Cup, and rounded out the trip with a loss to a full-strength Giro...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sun Aug 5 1:14 AM
BUT IT’S STILL THE MIRROR. Normally, I don’t use the Daily Mirror as a primary source for transfer rumors. There are plenty of good reasons for this, but the most primary reason is this: they’re usually garbage. Not, like, the S-n or the Express kind of garbage, but still pretty bad. But, as they...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sat Aug 4 4:35 PM
One more warmup before the season kicks off! I am literally typing this on an iPad mini while at my daughter’s swim meet and it’s suuuucks, so I’ll be brief. Tottenham Hotspur take on Girona today in Spain in what is their final friendly before the Premier League kicks off at Newcastle next Satur...
Soccerlens - Sat Aug 4 9:12 AM
Newcastle sell Toon Army short again, Tottenham target worth a "Mars bar and an Amazon voucher" - originally posted on Sportslens.com “Blackburn Rovers have agreed a deal with Newcastle United for striker Adam Armstrong”. That was a statement that most Rovers fans didn’t think was possible earier...
Tottenham Blog - Sat Aug 4 1:00 AM
Mauricio Pochettino says he is “not the person to explain” why Tottenham are yet to make a signing in the current transfer window. Spurs are the only Premier League club yet to bring in a single new recruit this summer despite previous reports suggesting Pochettino would be given increased transf...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Aug 3 11:30 PM
Aston Villa want £35 million for Jack Grealish but Tottenham have only offered £20 million so far, according to the Mail. Grealish emerged as a target for Spurs earlier this summer when Villa were struggling financially – the Premier League giants saw an opportunity to sign him on the cheap and m...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Aug 3 7:00 PM
Tottenham are set to open talks over a new contract with young midfielder Luke Amos after an impressive pre-season, according to Sky Sports. Amos was one of a group of youngsters included in Spurs’ first-team squad during the pre-season tour of the USA, which included victories over AS Roma and A...
Cartilage Free Captain - Fri Aug 3 5:26 PM
The 21-year old midfielder says he looks up to Ngolo Kante as he tries to break into Spurs’ first team. Almost without question, the player who did the most to help his career during Tottenham Hotspur ’s International Champions Cup was 21 year old midfielder Luke Amos. The academy graduate starte...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Aug 3 5:00 PM
Tottenham’s offer for Jack Grealish is “nowhere near” Aston Villa’s valuation of the player, according to Steve Bruce. Grealish emerged as a target for Spurs earlier this summer when Villa were struggling financially – the Londoners saw an opportunity to sign him on the cheap and made their move....
Soccerlens - Fri Aug 3 3:42 PM
Talented Tottenham Hotpsur midfielder set for talks about new deal - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham Hotspur are set to discuss a new contract with midfielder Luke Amos. Sky Sports’ Lyall Thomas has claimed that Spurs will negotiate a new deal with the 21-year-old when the squad ret...
Cartilage Free Captain - Fri Aug 3 3:07 PM
Here me out: Beve Struce. Remember yesterday when there was good news on the Jack Grealish to Tottenham Hotspur front? Aston Villa manager tried to pour some cold water on that news today. Steve Bruce gave comments to the media that tried to suggest that the clubs are still pretty far apart in th...
Soccerlens - Fri Aug 3 1:45 PM
Report: £90k-per-week ace desperate to leave club this summer, would be a massive coup for Spurs - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to reports from The Times, Manchester United winger Anthony Martial is desperate to leave the Premier League club in the summer window. The 22-year-old...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Aug 3 1:00 PM
Manchester United are reluctant to meet Tottenham’s £75 million valuation of Toby Alderweireld, according to the Mirror. Alderweireld has been expected to leave Spurs all summer but rumours of a potential exit have gone quiet in recent weeks. However, yesterday reports emerged claiming Tottenham...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Aug 3 12:00 PM
Reported Tottenham target Wilfried Zaha wants to join Chelsea after telling his teammates he is determined to leave Crystal Palace, according to the Mirror. Zaha has been a long-term target for Spurs with Mauricio Pochettino said to be a huge fan – he has been linked with a switch across London i...
Cartilage Free Captain - Fri Aug 3 8:05 AM
A unique interview with a footballer. Hey, everyone! A quick question for a small project I might be working on: What is something not related to football that you can find on the internet that will almost instantly snap you out of a bad mood? (Keep it PG, please.) You’ll find out soon enough why...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Aug 3 1:00 AM
Tottenham starlet Marcus Edwards is attracting interest from Bayer Leverkusen but the Londoners are reluctant to sell, according to ESPN. Edwards was once considered the next youth player most likely to break into Mauricio Pochettino’s first-team plans, but a turbulent two years have seen his cha...
Half an hour ago, we received the information about the scan. It's much, much better than we expected, Pochettino said.
Guardian Series - 12:07 PM
Look, I accept [there are few goals on the bench] because it's reality, said Pochettino. But that is the reality we have and we cannot change the reality. But at Watford, it's not that we lost because of the players on the bench or the quality of the squad. The reality is we need t...
Daily Express - 10:30 PM
After you win the game [against United] I think you need to respect more this competition, said Pochettino. We need to show more respect to this competition.
Daily Telegraph - 2:09 AM
It is so painful to concede two goals like this, Pochettino said. It is so painful because the first half looked like a friendly game. We scored, but when you score, you keep going and play in the same way, and then we started to change and play long ball. We conceded two goals tha...
Soccernet - 8:14 PM