Author Archives: Guardian sport

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Telstar striker sacked for throwing a sickie to watch Ajax against Tottenham

By | 8th May 2019

Dutch second-tier player called in sick then travelled to London‘It wasn’t the best decision. In the end someone found out’The Telstar striker Jordie van der Laan has been sacked by his club for calling in sick so that he could travel to London to watc…

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

By | 6th May 2019

Manchester United’s slump means they have to support City in the FA Cup final, Ramsey’s tears show passion Arsenal are missing and Chelsea can do better than Higuaín Manchester United have suffered their share of indignities already this season but now…

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Premier League top four: who will stumble into the Champions League?

By | 26th April 2019

Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United have one win from eight games between them – who will win the race?The battle for the top four continues this weekend with all four teams seemingly doing their utmost to miss out. Tottenham, Chelsea, Ar…

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

By | 15th April 2019

Neil Warnock cuts out the moaning, Jordan Henderson scythes through Chelsea and injuries may leave Spurs’ midfield bluntedThe Dozen: our pick of the weekend’s best photosAfter 76 minutes, when he was withdrawn to a deafening ovation, Jordan Henderson’s…

Harry Kane: no excuses for Tottenham in top-four chase at new stadium

By | 4th April 2019

• Pitch immediately felt like home, striker says• Kane looking forward to ‘special’ Champions League nightHarry Kane has said there are “no excuses” for Tottenham in their pursuit of a Champions League place after moving into their new stadium.Kane sai…

Neil Lennon condemns firecracker incident after Celtic win at St Mirren

By | 3rd April 2019

• Leaders close on title but firecracker mars night• Rangers find form with 3-0 victory over HeartsCeltic moved closer to an eighth consecutive title with a 2-0 victory at St Mirren. Timothy Weah headed in the opener after 14 minutes, his effort coming…

‘The desire is real’: Harry Kane says he wants to play in NFL

By | 27th March 2019

Spurs striker would like to finish career as an NFL kickerKane has struck up friendship with quarterback Tom BradyHarry Kane is making plans for a move to the United States after his Premier League career ends, although unlike David Beckham, Zlatan Ibr…

Is Tottenham’s run of 30 league games without a draw a record? | The Knowledge

By | 13th February 2019

Plus: Old Trafford’s mysterious semi-final snub, back-to-back penalty misses and unused subs. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Tottenham have currently played 30 consecutive Premier League games without drawing one,” notes Wouter van Dael. “What is th…

Ole Gunnar Solskjær understands Mauricio Pochettino link with United

By | 10th January 2019

• Solskjær: ‘He has done a very good job at Tottenham’• Paul Pogba fit to face Spurs at Wembley on SundayOle Gunnar Solskjær said Mauricio Pochettino “has done a very good job” at Tottenham and can see why he is being linked with the permanent Manchest…

Dele Alli signed Spurs deal because team on journey to ‘something great’

By | 1st November 2018

• Midfielder says Pochettino ‘a massive part’ in new contract • ‘It’s not all about winning trophies for me yet at my age’Dele Alli has said he followed Harry Kane and others in committing his long-term future to Tottenham Hotspur because they are on a…