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Guardian - Sat Feb 17 10:30 PM
Bad luck and instability almost led Rochdale’s captain to quit football. Now he has found a happy place and has Spurs in his sights Ian Henderson had reached a crossroads in his life when the invitation came to train with Rochdale five years ago. He had just been released by Colchester United and...
Guardian - Sat Feb 17 9:00 AM
Rochdale are staring relegation full in the face as they sit bottom of League One and are 11 points from safety. There is some hope in having between three and five games in hand on their rivals for the drop and it is a similar glimmer that Keith Hill will cling to against Tottenham. Mauricio Poc...
Guardian - Sat Feb 17 12:27 AM
So why did I drive through snow and freezing cold to watch Spurs take on Juventus in Turin? I first became aware of the Winter Olympics back in 1964 when the BBC broadcast grainy black and white footage of Tony Nash and Robin Dixon surprising themselves and everyone else by winning the two-man bo...
Guardian - Thu Feb 15 12:00 PM
• If option activated, winger would be secured until mid-2020 • Argentinian has been linked with a return to Serie A Tottenham have the option of extending Érik Lamela’s contract by a further year, meaning he would be secured until the summer of 2020 and there is therefore less urgency over talks...
Guardian - Wed Feb 14 6:14 PM
While the doom merchants point out they have yet to win anything, most fans would like to see their own team built, and play, like Mauricio Pochettino’s The last time a Premier League team produced a stirring two-goal comeback in Turin was in 1999 when the world was still young, when the current...
Guardian - Wed Feb 14 12:01 PM
• Completely different from when I came, adds Danish midfielder • Eriksen’s name in the frame for another improved contract Christian Eriksen said that Tottenham are virtually unrecognisable from the club he joined in 2013 as he reflected upon Tuesday night’s stirring 2-2 Champions League draw at...
Guardian - Wed Feb 14 11:50 AM
Tottenham produced a superb comeback to draw 2-2 at Juventus after a nightmare start to their Champions League last-16 first leg in Turin. Spurs conceded twice within the opening nine minutes but goals from Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen ensured they hold the edge going into the second leg at W...
Guardian - Wed Feb 14 8:36 AM
Gonzalo Higuaín followed up a stunning volley with a penalty to put Tottenham on the rack but missed a second spot-kick that may prove Juventus’s Champions League undoing For all the goals and the garlands Gonzalo Higuaín still carries a shadow. There is an argument Lionel Messi would already be...
Guardian - Tue Feb 13 11:55 PM
• Pochettino: ‘We dominated possession and forced them deeper’ • Juve manager Max Allegri turns on Italian press Mauricio Pochettino saluted his Tottenham team’s character after they overcame a nightmare start in Turin to draw 2-2 in the Champions League last 16 first leg. The London club were 2-...
Guardian - Tue Feb 13 9:49 PM
When Christian Eriksen stood over the free-kick Juventus hearts fluttered, and for good reason. The Tottenham playmaker had been irrepressible, lifting his team from an early crash that left them trailing by two goals, driving them forward with his zip and precision. It was the 72nd minute, Totte...
Guardian - Tue Feb 13 7:15 PM
Champions League updates from the last-16, first-leg tie Juventus v Tottenham – latest news from Turin Hot 1937 and 1968 action? It’s all here ! And feel free to email your thoughts to Scott 7.13pm GMT Pre-match reading: It’s the time of the season when fans allow their hopes and dreams to run am...
Guardian - Tue Feb 13 6:44 PM
Champions League updates from the last-16, first-leg tie Basel v Manchester City – live! Follow it with Scott Murray And feel free to email Barry or tweet @bglendenning 6.44pm GMT 4-2-3-1: Lloris, Aurier, Vertonghen, Sanchez, Davies; Dier, Dembele; Lamela, Alli, Eriksen, Kane. 6.39pm GMT The full...
Guardian - Tue Feb 13 4:00 PM
Harry Kane insists that Tottenham have already surpassed their Champions League expectations for the season. The London club finished top of group H and are unbeaten in the tournament this season, despite facing sides such as Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund. Juventus have lost only two of thei...
Guardian - Tue Feb 13 12:42 PM
Tottenham’s away form is concerning and they are about to face a team that has conceded just one goal in 16 matches By Martin Laurence for WhoScored , part of the Sport Network Tottenham have emerged from a tricky run of league matches against Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal with seven p...
Guardian - Tue Feb 13 9:33 AM
Spurs dread in-form Juventus, Porto plan to cause an upset at Anfield and Neymar will show Spain what it is missing Juventus If we play as solidly as we have done in the last few months, we will be tough to beat. After a slow start to the season we have picked up in defence and now, despite not l...
Guardian - Mon Feb 12 11:02 PM
Striker has visualised winning the Champions League but must first get past the defender he calls one of the toughest Harry Kane remembers the size of the pitch, the cut of the grass and the feel of the stadium. It was a special game for him – his full England debut against Italy at the Juventus...
Guardian - Mon Feb 12 7:50 PM
• Alderweireld not fit enough yet after hamstring injury lay-off • Spurs manager will pick central defender in FA Cup Mauricio Pochettino says he omitted Toby Alderweireld from his squad to face Juventus in the Champions League because he cannot put the defender’s career at risk. Alderweireld ret...
Guardian - Mon Feb 12 8:57 AM
Today’s tell-all didn’t get where it is today by selling ice cream tasting of bookends, pumice stone and West Germany Juventus entertain Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday and will hope to keep their 16th consecutive clean sheet. Max Allegri’s side last shipped a goal on 22 November and are on a 10-mat...
Guardian - Mon Feb 12 7:56 AM
Roberto Firmino is underrated no longer, Jonjo Shelvey’s calmness is key and Alexandre Lacazette is lacking confidence The Recap: sign up for the best of our sport coverage Let’s call it the Denis Irwin rule, the dictum that when a player is described as underrated so often then it’s probably no...
Guardian - Sun Feb 11 10:30 PM
Derby victory over ‘sworn enemy’ leaves Tottenham coach in bullish mood ahead of Champions League clash Mauricio Pochettino felt bullish. After witnessing that rare old thing of a proper 1-0 thrashing to crown a challenging set of fixtures, with an enticing Champions League tie against Juventus c...
Guardian - Sun Feb 11 10:08 PM
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Guardian - Sun Feb 11 9:10 PM
• Mauricio Pochettino wants Belgium international to work on fitness • Alderweireld contract talks with Spurs have gone on for over a year Toby Alderweireld will not travel to Turin on Monday for the first leg of Tottenham’s Champions League last‑16 tie against Juventus on Tuesday night in a move...
Guardian - Sun Feb 11 10:23 AM
Arsène Wenger said Arsenal’s one-nil defeat to Tottenham Hotspur ‘was a game we couldn’t afford to lose’ after Harry Kane’s goal proved the difference at Wembley Continue reading