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Tottenham Blog - Wed Feb 14 11:00 PM
Christian Eriksen says previous Tottenham sides would have lost 6-0 against Juventus following Tuesday’s nightmare start in Turin. Spurs were 2-0 down within nine minutes against the Italian champions, but goals from Harry Kane and Eriksen saw them secure a memorable draw. “Tottenham has become,...
Tottenham Blog - Wed Feb 14 7:00 PM
Manchester United are interested in signing Toby Alderweireld, according to the Manchester Evening News. Alderweireld was left out of the Tottenham squad that travelled to Juventus in midweek, leading to speculative reports suggesting he could be out of favour. Mauricio Pochettino has explained t...
Tottenham Blog - Wed Feb 14 5:00 PM
Tottenham came from two goals down to secure a memorable draw against Juventus on Tuesday night, and one former Spurs defender really, really enjoyed the game. Michael Dawson was on reporting duty for Sky Sports News on the night, watching the match in the studio and relaying the events. When Chr...
Tottenham Blog - Wed Feb 14 1:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino says Ryan Mason “will always be special” to him following the 26-year-old’s retirement from football. Mason, who made 70 appearances for Tottenham, was forced to end his playing career earlier this week following the head injury he suffered in January last year. After Tuesday’...
Tottenham Blog - Wed Feb 14 12:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino has praised his Tottenham side for dominating Juventus in Tuesday night’s 2-2 draw at the Allianz Stadium. Spurs came from two goals down and finished the game with 66% of the possession, and Pochettino couldn’t hide his delight after the match. “We didn’t start well but we sc...
Tottenham Blog - Wed Feb 14 1:00 AM
Christian Eriksen scored a crucial equaliser as Tottenham came from behind to draw 2-2 with Juventus in Turin. In was a nightmare start for Spurs, who were 2-0 down within nine minutes courtesy of a Gonzalo Higuain double. The Argentine scored a brilliant volley following a well-worked free-kick...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Feb 13 11:00 PM
Harry Kane scored the first of Tottenham’s two goals as they came from behind to draw with Juventus in Turin. In was a nightmare start for Spurs, who were 2-0 down within nine minutes courtesy of a Gonzalo Higuain double. The Argentine scored a brilliant volley following a well-worked free-kick i...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Feb 13 7:00 PM
Harry Kane was let go by Arsenal at the age of eight because “he was a bit chubby, ” according to the Gunners’ former academy director Liam Brady. Kane scored the winner as Tottenham beat Arsenal 1-0 in Saturday’s north London derby. “He was a bit chubby, he wasn’t very athletic but we made a mis...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Feb 13 5:00 PM
Ryan Mason has confirmed he will retire from football with immediate following the head injury he suffered in January last year. The former Tottenham midfielder was playing for Hull City when he fractured his skull in a Premier League match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Always #OneOfOurOwn,...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Feb 13 1:00 PM
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has heaped praise on Harry Kane, suggesting it will be impossible to stop him “one-on-one” on Tuesday night. Kane admitted he looking is forward to facing Chiellini in Turin, and speaking to reporters, the Italian returned the compliment. “ Kane ’s an extraordi...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Feb 13 12:00 PM
Harry Kane and Mauricio Pochettino have spoken to the media in Turin ahead of Tottenham’s Champions League meeting with Juventus. Kane was up first, answering questions about his upcoming battle with Giorgio Chiellini, the style of the Champions League compared to the Premier League and Spurs’ ch...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Feb 13 1:00 AM
Tottenham travel to Turin to take on Juventus in the Champions League on Tuesday night, and Mauricio Pochettino has a couple of team selection decisions to make. Toby Alderweireld has been left at home to work on his fitness, so Davinson Sanchez will continue to partner Jan Vertonghen at centre-b...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Feb 12 11:00 PM
Tottenham are reportedly interested in signing Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure. The 25-year-old has been one of the standout players outside the top six in the Premier League this season, scoring seven goals and providing two assists for the Hornets. The Sun (via HITC) claims contract talks...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Feb 12 7:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino says Toby Alderweireld hasn’t travelled to Juventus with the rest of the Tottenham squad because doing so would have “risked his career.” Alderweireld returned from a long injury lay-off against Newport County in the FA last week, but he was left out of the squad against Arsen...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Feb 12 5:00 PM
Paulo Dybala is a doubt for Juventus’ Champions League clash with Tottenham on Tuesday night, according to reports in Italy. The Argentine, who is considered one the best players in Serie A, has been struggling with a leg injury since the beginning of the calendar year. Italian outlet Calcio Merc...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Feb 12 1:00 PM
Jan Vertonghen has revealed he came close to joining Arsenal but believes he made the right choice to sign for Tottenham. Spurs bought Vertonghen from Ajax in 2012 – he has made over 200 appearances for the club. Speaking to the Mirror, Vertonghen explained how a move to the other side of north L...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Feb 12 12:00 PM
Toby Alderweireld won’t travel to Juventus with the Tottenham squad, according to multiple reports. The Belgian returned from a long injury lay-off and played 90 minutes against Newport County in the FA Cup last week. He was left out of the squad altogether against Arsenal before the Telegraph br...
Tottenham Blog - Sat Feb 10 1:00 AM
Erik Lamela put in a man of the match display in Tottenham’s 2-0 win over Newport County in the FA Cup on Wednesday. Now I know what you’re thinking – ‘it was only Newport’ – but Lamela was by far the best player on the pitch as Spurs progressed to the fifth round of the FA …
Tottenham Blog - Fri Feb 9 11:00 PM
Heung-Min Son admits he doesn’t have a special handshake with Mauricio Pochettino. The South Korean, who has scored 11 goals in all competitions this season, has become known for the elaborate, unique handshakes he shares with each member of the Tottenham squad. In an interview with FourFourTwo,...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Feb 9 7:00 PM
Toby Alderweireld says he is ready to take on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in this weekend’s North London derby. Aubameyang, who joined Arsenal for around £60 million on deadline day, scored four goals in four appearances for Borussia Dortmund against Tottenham. Spurs defender Alderweireld explained...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Feb 9 5:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino has dismissed suggestions he advocated diving with comments he made earlier this week. Following Tottenham’s 2-2 draw – during which Dele Alli was booked for simulation – Pochettino said football is about trying to “trick your opponent.” On Thursday, he told reporters his word...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Feb 9 1:15 PM
Harry Kane scored his 100th Premier League goal in Tottenham’s 2-2 draw against Liverpool at Anfield last weekend. The striker demonstrated his impressive mentality by stepping up to take a penalty in stoppage time having already missed a spot-kick earlier in the game. Kane took 141 appearances t...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Feb 9 12:00 PM
Tottenham welcome Arsenal to Wembley on Saturday for the second North London derby of the season, and Mauricio Pochettino has a number of decisions to make regarding his team selection. There was plenty of rotation for Wednesday’s FA Cup replay win over Newport County, which gave a few players th...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Feb 9 1:00 AM
Rochdale chairman Chris Dunphy has criticised Mauricio Pochettino’s comments about the state of the League One club’s pitch. Tottenham will travel to Spotland in the next round of the FA Cup, and Pochettino believes the FA should take action regarding the playing surface. But Dunphy said Pochetti...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Feb 8 11:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino has held his press conference ahead of this weekend’s North London derby against Arsenal at Wembley. Tottenham progressed to the fifth round of the FA Cup by beating Newport County on Wednesday, and most of the press conference was taken up by talk of Spurs’ next opponents. Po...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Feb 8 7:10 PM
Mauricio Pochettino believes Rochdale’s pitch is unstuitable for Tottenham’s trip to Spotland in the next round of the FA Cup. Some have compared the playing surface at Rochdale to a greyhound track. Genuinely thought the Rochdale pitch tonight was a greyhound track. How is it still on? pic.twitt...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Feb 8 6:24 PM
Dele Alli only made a cameo appearance in Wednesday night’s FA Cup victory over Newport, but he was still involved in a few notable incidents. Within moments of his introduction, Alli found himself through on goal but could only clip the ball against the top of the cross bar. He did eventually p...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Feb 8 1:08 PM
Tottenham are still falling short of Bordeaux’s valuation of Malcom, according to reports in France. Last month, the Telegraph claimed Spurs had emerged as the favourites to sign Malcom for a fee of around £35 million. A deal failed to materialise in the January transfer window, but Tottenham and...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Feb 8 12:33 PM
Fenerbahce are no longer interested in signing Vincent Janssen on a permanent deal from Tottenham this summer, according to reports in Turkey. Janssen joined Spurs in the summer of 2016 for around £18 million but struggled during his first season in England, scoring only six goals in all competit...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Feb 8 1:00 AM
Luka Modric says he regrets the way he left Tottenham. The Croatian midfielder, who left for Real Madrid in 2012, spoke to FourFourTwo about the high regard he still holds Spurs in. “My one regret is that I didn’t win a trophy with Tottenham, despite us being a strong team who played good, attrac...