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Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Jul 16 3:23 PM
We all knew this was happening. Now it’s official. It’s official — Son Heung-Min’s summer of international football is going to be longer than usual. Today, the Korea Football Association announced its roster for the Asian Games in Indonesia, and as expected, Sonny was the headliner. As it stands...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Jul 16 2:58 PM
The thot plickens! Was it potentially too early to say goodbye? There has been some big news coming out in the Toby Alderweireld transfer saga over the past couple of days, highlighted by the Manchester Evening News stating that Manchester United have dropped their interest in purchasing Tottenha...
Cartilage Free Captain - Mon Jul 16 7:30 AM
Thanks for the memories, Croatia. Hi, everyone! We have a new world champion, but first, some words about France’s last opponent, Croatia. Ramble of the Day The red and white checkerboard jersey of Croatia was once again a World Cup staple, this time accompanied by one of the most entertaining te...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sun Jul 15 7:56 PM
O CAPTAIN MY CAPTAIN! I don’t need to do a blow-by-blow summary of the World Cup final that just finished. We all watched it, or we will watch it on tape delay shortly. Let’s just get the important bit out in the open, as far as this blog is concerned: HUGO LLORIS IS A WORLD CUP WINNER! Photo by...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sun Jul 15 7:12 PM
You can criticize how the goals went in if you want. They all still count. Hugo Lloris lifting the 2018 FIFA World Cup trophy put a capstone on the entire tournament, but there’s no denying that this was an excellent, excellent tournament for Tottenham Hotspur . As noted in the post-match festivi...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sun Jul 15 1:48 PM
We’re finally at the end of the road in Russia. By the end of this match, Tottenham Hotspur may have a World Cup champion on its roster. Oh sure, had England won it all they might have had FIVE World Cup champions, or three with Belgium. But here’s the thing: if France wins today over Croatia, Hu...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sun Jul 15 2:32 AM
Now THAT’S a better class of rumor! It’s been mostly gloom and doom in the Tottenham Hotspur transfer window news lately, what with all of those midfielders that we didn’t really want possibly deciding to sign with different clubs. Still, Jack Grealish is the only signings that looks like it migh...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sat Jul 14 1:38 PM
I’m sure someone cares about this match. Probably. Why are we here? Both Belgium and England are out of the World Cup , eliminated by the two teams that will compete tomorrow — France and Croatia . By all rights they should be back in their home countries, or at least with their home clubs, relax...
Cartilage Free Captain - Fri Jul 13 9:19 PM
Another one bites the dust? Remember when Tottenham Hotspur were very close to the signature of Boca Juniors and Colombia midfielder Wilmar Barrios? Looks like Spurs might have just gotten Willian’d again. An Argentine sports journalist is reporting that Chelsea have agreed to sign the defensive...
Cartilage Free Captain - Fri Jul 13 9:14 PM
That’s one way to get a preview of Spurs’ new ground. All eyes in London are currently on central London as President Trump visits the United Kingdom for a summit with Prime Minister Theresa May. That might explain how an intruder managed to sneak onto the roof of Tottenham Hotspur ’s new stadium...
Cartilage Free Captain - Fri Jul 13 1:48 PM
He’s going to Germany, Plea-se and thank you. It sure looked like Nice striker Alassane Plea was heading to Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach last week. Then it looked like Tottenham Hotspur were considering a GAZUMPING. Nope, he’s still heading to Gladbach. Bienvenue, @alassane_plea ! pic...
Cartilage Free Captain - Fri Jul 13 8:30 AM
It’s painful, I get it. On Sunday, Tottenham Hotspur club captain Hugo Lloris will lead France against Croatia in the 2018 World Cup final in Moscow. Harry Kane won’t be watching . Kane, England ’s captain, said he can’t bring himself to watch his teammate and friend Lloris, France’s captain, pla...
Cartilage Free Captain - Fri Jul 13 7:30 AM
Let’s check in on those World Cup Messis. Hi, everyone! It’s another World Cup off day, so let’s take a peek at those Messis of the World Cup and see how they did. Ramble of the Day Right before the World Cup started, I googled the Messi of each country , because every country has a Messi for wha...
Cartilage Free Captain - Fri Jul 13 2:08 AM
Trips is one of three players who are injury doubts for Saturday’s match. One of the enduring images from England ’s 2-1 World Cup semifinal loss to Croatia was the sight of Kieran Trippier being helped off the pitch after sustaining an injury in the second half. Trips broke down in tears when he...
Cartilage Free Captain - Thu Jul 12 9:20 PM
The source is LOL, but the rumor is plausible. We don’t usually post transfer rumors from MARCA, but I’m doing this one because well, just because. According to the Spanish football mag, Fernando Llorente could be leaving Tottenham Hotspur after all, with the striker considering several offers, i...
Cartilage Free Captain - Thu Jul 12 2:47 PM
Not all of Tottenham’s biggest stars will stay home later this month! Good news for those who are planning on watching Tottenham Hotspur play in the United States later this month! According to Evening Standard Spurs beat writer Dan Kilpatrick, several of the Spurs players who exited the World Cu...
Cartilage Free Captain - Thu Jul 12 2:32 PM
The French midfielder is likely to sign a contract extension with Lyon, according to a French football journalist. Tottenham Hotspur have identified Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele as player who is high on their list to potentially replace Mousa Dembele in the center of midfield next season. Howe...
Cartilage Free Captain - Thu Jul 12 7:56 AM
Goodbye, England. You’ll be missed. Hello, everybody. It is time for the England obituary that I am sure many of you were not waiting for. Ramble of the Day It was so unsurprising at the start of England’s World Cup campaign. Victories against Tunisia and Panama were the easiest of goals accompli...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Jul 11 11:26 PM
”It hurts, it hurts a lot, but we can hold our heads up high.” Football is staying out for a while longer. After a 2018 World Cup that was exciting, refreshing, and unifying for England fans, the Three Lions crashed out of Russia in the semi-finals, losing 2-1 to Croatia . Tottenham Hotspur ’s Ki...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Jul 11 7:57 PM
What a moment for the Spurs fullback. England’s dream World Cup run has feature many memorable moments for Tottenham Hotspur players. Their semi-final against Croatia has been no different so far. Just five minutes into the huge match, Kieran Trippier scored his first-ever international goal off...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Jul 11 4:31 PM
Hugo Lloris is in the World Cup finals. Five of his teammates can join him with an England win today. It is the biggest England match since the 1990 World Cup semifinals in Italy . The Three Lions can reach the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia with a win today over Croatia , sending Harry Kane , D...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Jul 11 1:44 PM
It’s a sad day for Tottenham’s Belgian bros. Belgium is out. The Red Devils bowed out of the World Cup yesterday in the semifinals, losing 1-0 to France courtesy of a Samuel Umtiti header at the near post. The loss is heartbreaking for Belgium and its trio of Tottenham Hotspur players — Jan Verto...
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Jul 11 7:30 AM
Au revoir, vaarwel, & auf wiedersehen, Belgium. Hello, Hoddlers! Since we’ve hit the semifinals, or perhaps because I have opinions about Roberto Martinez, the obituaries are going to be a bit longer. Belgium, you’re up. Ramble of the Day What happens when you pair a nation’s golden generation of...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Jul 10 4:00 PM
At least one Tottenham Hotspur player will make it to the World Cup finals. But which one(s)? By the end of today’s match, a Tottenham Hotspur player will be in the World Cup finals. I KNOW, it’s friggin’ awesome! Either it will be Hugo Lloris, France (and Tottenham) captain, or the Belgian bros...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Jul 10 8:00 AM
Keeping tabs on the rest of the league, so you don’t have to Editor’s note — a hearty welcome to Jonathan Liebling, the newest contributor at Cartilage Free Captain. Jonathan is a Spurs fan who has written for a number of SB Nation sites including Brace the Hammer, Hudson River Blue, and AC Milan...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Jul 10 7:30 AM
Bye, Sweden and Russia. Hello, all! A couple of more obituaries before the World Cup finally returns. Ramble of the Day Saturday saw the final batch of quarterfinals, and another pair of eliminations. First out the door was Sweden, who were finally undone by England. Over the course of the last t...