Archive for the ‘Tottenham Hotspur’ Category

Premier League: 10 talking points ahead of the weekend as Jose Mourinho starts life as new Tottenham manager

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

The new Tottenham Hotspur manager replaced Mauricio Pochettino on Wednesday and already had the north London press corps eating out of his hand on Thursday – and yet, incredibly, The Pyjama-Wearing One could find himself overstaged on Saturday evening. Mourinho's first match as Tottenham boss does not disguise that West Ham are a team experiencing a similar crisis, with defeat likely to cost Manuel Pellegrini his job. An innocuous remark from a pundit just days ago, now Jose Mourinho's belief that he is “still worried” about Chelsea holds greater weight after taking over at bitter rivals Spurs, fuelling the Blues ahead of their pivotal trip to the Etihad.

Harry Kane injury update: Tottenham forward reveals recovery is ‘great’ as he watches Super Bowl in Atlanta

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Harry Kane says the ankle injury that will keep him out of action for Tottenham until March is feeling “great”. Kane, who damaged his ankle in the league defeat against Manchester United, has missed Tottenham's last five matches, during which Mauricio Pochettino's side have gone out of the FA Cup and Carabao Cup and won their three Premier League games. The England captain, like his international manager Gareth Southgate, was in Atlanta to watch the New England Patriots beat the LA Rams in the Super Bowl.

Winning Nations League can be launching pad for Euros: Kane

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Harry Kane believes if England can lift the inaugural Nations League later this year in Portugal it will instil the confidence required to add the European Championship title in 2020. The 25-year-old England captain told The Daily Telegraph inflicting Spain's first competitive home defeat in 15 years and avenging their defeat in the World Cup semi-finals by Croatia in the Nations League group stage had maintained the momentum. Kane, who finished top scorer in Russia with six goals to win the Golden Boot, said should England win their first continental trophy since the 1966 World Cup it will give them the ideal launching pad for further success.

Tottenham slammed for selling Harry Kane NFL shirt for almost £100

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Tottenham Hotspur have released their very own Harry Kane replica-style NFL shirt on Friday, but it’s safe to say it hasn’t gone done brilliantly with fans. The strip features the club crest on the shoulders and the No.10 in huge print on the chest and back while Tottenham’s ‘To Dare Is To Do’ motto is on the inside of the collar. It’s because Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is hitching the club’s future up to the NFL.

Uefa pile pressure on Spurs with Wembley pitch inspections ahead of Champions League game against PSV

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Uefa will carry out extra pitch inspections at Wembley on Monday as officials pile pressure on Tottenham and the Football Association to ensure the playing surface is improved before their Champions League match against PSV Eindhoven. European football's governing body will check the pitch twice in 24 hours to ensure the pitch is dramatically better than it was for Spurs' 1-0 defeat against Manchester City, when NFL markings and damaged turf were clearly visible.

Uefa pile pressure on with Wembley pitch inspection for PSV clash

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

UEFA will inspect the Wembley pitch before allowing Tottenham's Champions League clash against PSV Eindhoven to go ahead on Tuesday. The national stadium's playing surface was left in a poor condition after the Philadelphia Eagles and Jacksonville Jaguars played the latest in a series of NFL games on it on Sunday.

Why a new soccer stadium in England is disrupting the Premier League… and the NFL

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Tottenham Hotspur will play home games at Wembley Stadium until at least October because of construction delays. The cost of its new stadium at White Hart Lane in London is believed to be around $1 billion. A Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders NFL game scheduled for October has also been affected.