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Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 11:04 PM
Spurs may be buying a left back on deadline day. It looks like Tottenham Hotspur are going to allow Danny Rose to leave on loan to Schalke . That doesn’t make a lot of sense, unless Spurs are preparing to sign another left back. That may be the case, because they are now being linked to left back...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 9:07 PM
This is weird and makes no sense. Whoa! Here’s a rumor for you. Sky Sports Understands™ that Tottenham Hotspur are currently in negotiations with Bundesliga club Schalke for the season-long loan of Danny Rose . We understand #thfc and Schalke are in talks over a loan move for Danny Rose. More fro...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 9:03 PM
We asked, you delivered! A couple of days ago I threw up a poll that asked Cartilage Free Captain readers to predict the Premier League table for 2018-19, and boy howdy did you deliver! Over 900 people responded to the survey, which gives us a pretty good indication of what you think. Of course,...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 8:31 PM
What is even going on. In the ever-twisting saga that is Jack Grealish ’s potential move to Tottenham Hotspur , Midlands football writer Nick Mashiter says he’s hearing that Grealish has been told the midfielder is not leaving Aston Villa, and that the player won’t be attempting to force the move...
Soccerlens - Wed Aug 8 7:54 PM
Spurs dealt major transfer blow, club rejects bid for Pochettino's top target - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham are set to miss out on the Aston Villa winger Jack Grealish. The Londoners wanted to sign the Championship midfielder this summer but it appears at Villa’s new owners have...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 7:16 PM
According to Galician paper La Voz, Lobotka might be the “break glass in case of emergency” midfield signing. Tottenham Hotspur are still stymied from Aston Villa’s refusal to sell Jack Grealish here in the last day of the transfer window , but according to one Spanish paper they’re still keeping...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 5:37 PM
Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeee More good transfer window news, this time out of the Croatian media! Online outlet Sportske novotsti is reporting now that Tottenham proposed a bid of €40m for Inter Milan midfielder and Croatian World Cup star Marcelo Brozovic only to have that approach rejected by the Serie A...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 3:04 PM
Here we go! More great stuff from the BBC transfer tracker this morning in the wake of Aston Villa’s rejection of a £25m bid for Jack Grealish . Apparently, Grealish is FURIOUS with Villa for turning down the bid, according to Simon Stone . The report states that Villa’s owners had previously tol...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 2:39 PM
Hey @SpursOfficial, #AnnounceVivienneJane We needed some good news this morning, and now we’ve got some — Tottenham Hotspur have finally added someone in this transfer window . Harry Kane and his fiancee Kate Goodland have welcomed their second child to the world! Harry made the announcement on h...
EPL Talk - Wed Aug 8 2:39 PM
London (AFP) – Tottenham forward Harry Kane celebrated the arrival of his second child on Wednesday. Kane’s fiancee Kate Goodland gave birth to Vivienne Jane Kane and the England captain took to Twitter to reveal
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 2:17 PM
All the Tottenham transfer stories — right here! Looking for a place where you can get up to date with all the Tottenham Hotspur transfer stories as we careen towards the close of the window on Thursday? You’ve come to the right place! We’ll put all of our stories here for you to read at your con...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 1:26 PM
It’s as suspected, but it goes a bit farther. Well, this was a nice thing to wake up to. Sky Sports News is reporting this morning that Aston Villa have indeed rejected Tottenham Hotspur ’s bid for Jack Grealish. Spurs lodged a bid on Tuesday night of £25m for the midfielder, with the clubs repor...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 1:17 PM
Bar a last minute gazumping, we are in the darkest timeline. If you were holding out hope that the rumors connecting Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic to Chelsea might not happen, your hopes have been dashed. David Ornstein at the BBC is reporting that the World Cup runner-up will have a medic...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 1:04 PM
So much for that “take it or leave it” offer, huh? The transfer window is kicking into high gear, and one of the top stories involves Tottenham Hotspur ’s Belgian center back Toby Alderweireld . Toby has been tipped for the exit from Spurs for months now after refusing to sign a contract extensio...
The Fighting Cock - Wed Aug 8 11:00 AM
It couldn't actually happen, could it? We're surely going to sign someone. Jennifer Annely is starting to sweat. Do we all need to chill?
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 9:34 AM
There are some changes. It’s hard to believe that the off-season is almost over and Tottenham Hotspur will be kicking off the new season this Saturday at St. James’ Park against Newcastle United. Week in and week out, we try our best to tell you how to watch the matches (legally) as we reach them...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 8:05 AM
Sometimes, you plan on writing 100 words and you end up with 400. Hello, all! I have started this Hoddle before lunchtime on Tuesday, which is a record for me. My incredibly busy summer will not stop. I intended on this being a quick one, but 400 words later, it became clear that this was not. Ra...
Tottenham Blog - Wed Aug 8 1:00 AM
Tottenham were put off by the wage demands of Brazilian winger Bernard, who is reportedly set to join Everton. That’s according to Guardian, who claim Spurs were among a host of clubs to register an interest in Bernard before learning of is £200, 000-a-week wage demands. Bernard left Ukrainian si...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 12:29 AM
Can we nickname him “The Barge”? Whyyyyy would this Sander Berge kid be linked to Arsenal? Hrmmmmm pic.twitter.com/KQGxye7V35 — Ted Knutson (@mixedknuts) June 18, 2017 All right, NOW we’ve got ourselves a proper end of the transfer window , complete with crazy out-of-nowhere rumors! Reports out o...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 8 12:14 AM
LOL come on BID! THERE’S BEEN A BID! According to Sky Sports’ Lyall Thomas, Tottenham Hotspur lodged a £25m bid for Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish , after days of negotiations between the two sides. Spurs are now waiting on Aston Villa to respond. BREAKING: #Tottenham have made a £25m bid for #Aston...
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....
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...
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...
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...
Always it's about the patient, the player, and how he's going to react after the injury, Pochettino said. We hope he'll be back as soon as possible and early in January to help the team to win games.
Daily Mail - 2:50 PM
Always it's about the patient, the player, and how he's going to react after the injury, Pochettino said. We hope he'll be back as soon as possible and early in January to help the team to win games.
Daily Mail - 2:32 PM
We were talking a lot during the week [about what happened against Wolves], Pochettino said. That is football. But the confidence and trust is massive from the club, from us and his team-mates and no doubt his potential and his quality will be very helpful for the team. He showed g...
Daily Telegraph - 10:15 PM
Today he showed great personality and he played so well, like one week ago, said Pochettino. I'm happy for him because it's a massive victory and for him to feel that he's a Premier League player and help the team to win, I think it's a massive feeling.
Soccernet - 10:09 PM