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Pochettino praises Tottenham ‘heroes’ after 3-0 victory over Dortmund – video

By | 14th February 2019

Tottenham took a giant step forward towards the Champions League quarter-finals with a stunning 3-0 victory over Dortmund. It wasn’t until the second half that the goals came, with Son Heung-min volleying Spurs into the lead. Two late goals from Jan Ve…


Mauricio Pochettino: Spurs can win ‘every single game’ in the Champions League – video

By | 12th February 2019

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino believes his side’s league form since December shows they can beat “any team” in the Champions League, as Spurs prepare for the first leg of their last 16 clash with Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday.Spurs rea…


‘I’m not optimistic at all’: Pochettino on Tottenham’s transfer window dealings – video

By | 29th January 2019

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said he is ‘not optimistic at all’ about bringing in any new players before the end of the January transfer window.A string of injuries have left Spurs short on options in attack with Pochettino revealing he had be…

‘It doesn’t look great’: Mauricio Pochettino worried by extent of Dele Alli’s injury – video

By | 20th January 2019

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has said he is concerned about the hamstring injury Dele Alli picked up in his side’s last-gasp win at Fulham. Alli, who cancelled out a Fernando Llorente own goal with a header early in the second half, …

Ranieri rues Fulham’s ‘inexperience’ in last-gasp loss to Tottenham – video

By | 20th January 2019

Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri was left extremely frustrated after seeing his side throw away a point late on against Tottenham.Harry Winks was the hero for Spurs hero with a last-gasp winner in his side’s 2-1 victory at Craven Cottage.Ranieri was left…

Mauricio Pochettino ‘worried’ about Harry Kane injury in Manchester United defeat – video

By | 13th January 2019

Mauricio Pochettino has admitted he is ‘worried’ about the extent of Harry Kane’s ankle injury, which the striker suffered during Tottenham’s 1-0 defeat to Manchester United at Wembley.The England captain was injured at the end of the match after being…

Solskjær praises De Gea’s heroics and Manchester United’s ‘blistering pace’ after Spurs win – video

By | 13th January 2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjær lauded David de Gea after a breathtaking display at Tottenham that underlined to the Manchester United caretaker manager that he has the ‘best goalkeeper in the world’. Marcus Rashford’s sublime first-half s…

‘It was a disaster’: Sarri rues Chelsea’s defensive fragility in Spurs defeat – video

By | 24th November 2018

Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea suffered their first defeat of the season in the Premier League in what the manager called a disastrous defensive performance. Tottenham were comfortable 3-1 winners in a game that saw them leapfrog Chelsea into third in the ta…

Harry Kane is the best goalscorer in the world, says Gareth Southgate – video

By | 18th November 2018

Gareth Southgate has called Harry Kane ‘the best goalscorer in the world’ after the Spurs striker scored in England’s comeback win over Croatia in Uefa Nations League.England qualified for the semi-finals of the tournament after Jesse Lingard and Kane&…

Pochettino on Spurs’ Champions League chances: ‘It will be so so difficult’ – video

By | 25th October 2018

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says his side’s chance of reaching the next round of the Champions League are dwindling. Spurs were 2-1 up away at PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday evening before  a late Luuk de Jong equaliser levelled the scores. …