Author Archives: David Hytner


It is too early to say Spurs cannot catch top four, says Mauricio Pochettino

By | 8th November 2019

• Tottenham already 10 points behind fourth-placed Chelsea• Hugo Lloris has had elbow surgery and will return in FebruaryMauricio Pochettino has said Tottenham’s frustrations in the Premier League remind him of those he experienced five years ago at th…


Son Heung-min in text message contact with André Gomes after serious injury

By | 7th November 2019

• Son contacted Everton player before Spurs played in Belgrade• Forward says: ‘I feel really sorry. I still feel really bad about this’Son Heung-min has revealed that he has swapped text messages with André Gomes after his role in the Everton midfielde…

Spurs’ Son Heung-min wins appeal and makes trip for Red Star game

By | 5th November 2019

• Son ready to play in Belgrade after tackle on André Gomes• Pochettino says Spurs still recovering from June defeat in finalHarry Kane could not bear to look at the time and, in the stomach-churning aftermath of André Gomes’s horrible injury, the Tott…

Tottenham appeal against Son Heung-min red card for André Gomes challenge

By | 4th November 2019

• South Korean faces ban after controversial sending-off• Spurs’ sympathy for Gomes mixed with surprise at red cardTottenham have appealed to the Football Association against Son Heung-min’s dismissal at Everton on Sunday, which led to André Gomes’s ho…

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says 5-0 win is a ‘first step’

By | 23rd October 2019

• Harry Kane scores twice in victory over Red Star Belgrade• Tottenham now second in Champions League Group BMauricio Pochettino suggested that Tottenham had remained calm in the face of a crisis and been rewarded with a 5-0 win over Red Star Belgrade …

Mauricio Pochettino fights on but accepts his Tottenham job is in danger

By | 21st October 2019

• ‘We are in a period when we are fragile’ says Pochettino• Spurs play Red Star Belgrade after one point from two gamesFor Mauricio Pochettino it has long been a default response, a way to sidestep awkward questions. “Rumours,” the Tottenham manager sa…

‘Natural leader’ Harry Kane won’t be fazed by Spurs role, says Pochettino

By | 18th October 2019

• England captain will wear armband in absence of Hugo Lloris• ‘He does not need to feel too much pressure, just to act natural’Mauricio Pochettino believes Harry Kane is a natural leader and will not be weighed down by the responsibility of taking on …

Pochettino says Spurs players still want him and rules out January signings

By | 17th October 2019

• Manager invited out to dinner by his squad• ‘The most important is to stay together’Mauricio Pochettino has said he retains the love and support of his Tottenham players – and he has the dinner date to prove it. The manager cut an embattled figure be…