Author Archives: Guardian sport


Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

By | 3rd February 2020

Olivier Giroud’s absence is a mystery, Hugo Lloris proves his worth and Manchester United’s defence continues to wobbleThe debutant Steven Bergwijn will rightfully claim the headlines for Spurs but the contribution of Tottenham’s current third-longest …


FA Cup fourth round: team news and match previews

By | 24th January 2020

News and previews for the weekend’s games as Liverpool visit Shrewsbury, Chelsea go to Hull and Southampton host SpursFriday 8pm BT Sport 1 Venue SixfieldsReferee Darren England VAR No Odds H 10-3 A Evs D 11-4Head-to-head Derby six wins, Northampton no…


Harry Kane needs surgery and is out until April, Tottenham confirm

By | 9th January 2020

• Striker ruptured hamstring tendon against Southampton• Kane to have little match time before Euro 2020 startsHarry Kane is to have surgery on his left hamstring and is not expected to return to training until April, Tottenham have said.Confirmation o…

Frank Lampard hits back at José Mourinho over Rüdiger comments

By | 24th December 2019

‘To question Toni’s integrity at this time is disappointing’Lampard aims apparent barb over De Bruyne and Salah salesFrank Lampard has criticised José Mourinho’s comments about Antonio Rüdiger, saying it was “disappointing” to hear Tottenham’s manager …

Football on the floor, great golf escapes and brilliant buzzer-beaters | Classic YouTube

By | 28th November 2019

This week’s round-up also features penalty hubris, a bad boxing loser and happier times for Miami Dolphins fans1) Dele Alli produced a moment of magic in Spurs’ win at West Ham, toppling over on the touchline but still flicking the ball down the line t…

‘The players got him the sack’ … football reacts to Pochettino’s Spurs dismissal

By | 19th November 2019

• Football world expresses shock at Spurs’ decision• Harry Redknapp says squad should have played betterTottenham’s decision to sack Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday night was met with shock and surprise, despite his side’s dreadful run of results that e…

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

By | 11th November 2019

Emery’s Arsenal have lost their direction and Spurs’ problems start at full-back but Burnley’s Dwight McNeil is on songRiyad Mahrez impressed only in spells during his first season at Manchester City but, with Leroy Sané felled by a cruciate injury in …

LA Chargers owner: rumor of ground share with Tottenham Hotspur is ‘bullshit’

By | 5th November 2019

Report in the Athletic says team are open to move to UKChargers have struggled to attract fans in Los AngelesThe Los Angeles Chargers owner, Dean Spanos, has denied reports his team are open to moving the NFL franchise to London.According to a report i…

Norwich v Manchester United, Spurs winning at Anfield and classic Jonah Lomu

By | 24th October 2019

Also featuring Formula One in Mexico, weeping Andy Murray and Chris Boardman’s front room1) England played New Zealand in the 1995 World Cup semi-final, so we a legally obliged to include this clip. Can England win on this occasion? Eddie Jones asked f…

Bury’s finest moments, death diving and sumo wrestlers playing basketball | Classic YouTube

By | 29th August 2019

This week’s roundup also features a guide to fingerjousting, Arsenal v Spurs and English cricket’s other hero, Jack Leach1) It has been a devastating week for Bury Football Club. After 125 years in the Football League, they have been expelled by the EF…