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Eric Dier climbs into stands to confront Tottenham fan – video report

By | 5th March 2020

Eric Dier has been involved in a physical confrontation with a Tottenham supporter, who apparently had a disagreement with his brother. The England midfielder scored a penalty in the shootout against Norwich, but Spurs were knocked out of the FA Cup af…

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‘Totally unfair result’: José Mourinho upset after Wolves 3-2 win at Spurs – video

By | 1st March 2020

‘We are too good, too nice’ said José Mourinho after his side suffered a 3-2 defeat to Champions League challengers Wolves, despite leading twice in the game. The result saw Nuno Espírito Santo’s side leap above Spurs in the table in sixth place. The S…

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Tottenham v Wolves: match preview

By | 29th February 2020

Manchester City’s Champions League ban has raised the temperature of this fixture. For Tottenham and Wolves, the discussion has turned towards a top-five finish and victory would represent a tonic. Injury-hit Spurs have flattered to deceive under José …

José Mourinho breaks into laughing fit over Tottenham injury crisis – video

By | 21st February 2020

José Mourinho says it would be an ‘incredible achievement’ if Spurs finish in the top four of the Premier League without the injured Harry Kane or Son Heung-min. Kane is expected to be out until March with a hamstring tear, while Son could miss the res…

Southampton v Aston Villa: match preview

By | 21st February 2020

Aston Villa have taken just eight points from 39 on the road this season, but may fancy their chances against the team with the league’s worst home record. Southampton’s stellar away form has carried them close to safety, but Villa would be three point…

‘The result is open’: Mourinho on RB Leipzig tie and angry Dele Alli – video

By | 20th February 2020

José Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur find themselves with a tough task ahead after suffering a 1-0 defeat at home to RB Leipzig. Mourinho, however, thinks Spurs are capable of producing a comeback when they visit Julian Nagelsmann’s side on 10 March. ‘1-0…

Tottenham manager José Mourinho: ‘Teams are lucky against us’ – video

By | 23rd January 2020

José Mourinho has claimed that whenever sides play against his Spurs side they are lucky. Speaking after Tottenham’s 2-1 victory over Norwich, Mourinho said that ‘normally, players and teams are lucky against us. [Watford’s Étienne] Capoue was lucky, W…

‘Confidence has been a struggle’: Harry Winks on Spurs’ season so far – video

By | 15th January 2020

Harry Winks has admitted that confidence and consistency at Tottenham ‘has been a struggle’ this year after his side progressed into the next round of the FA Cup. Two goals from Giovanni Lo Celso and Erik Lamela earned Tottenham a 2-1 victory over Cham…

Liverpool are ‘probably the best team in the world’, says Spurs’ Mourinho – video

By | 12th January 2020

José Mourinho has said he is proud of his Tottenham players despite their 1-0 defeat to league leaders Liverpool. ‘We are talking about the best team in the world at the maximum of its potential,’ he said. ‘And in spite of that I think we deserved more…

Mourinho calls Southampton coach ‘an idiot’ after Spurs slip to defeat – video

By | 2nd January 2020

José Mourinho called one of Southampton’s backroom staff ‘an idiot’ and said VAR should be rebranded as his Spurs side lost Harry Kane to a hamstring injury in a dispiriting 1-0 defeat on the south coast. Mourinho was booked after venturing i…