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Player ratings – Hugo Lloris a 2 out of 10 as Tottenham crash out of the Champions League

By | 10th March 2020

Marcel Sabitzer scored twice inside the opening 21 minutes as Tottenham crashed out of the Champions League losing 3-0 on the night and 4-0 on aggregate to RB Leipzig. Substitute Emil Forsberg added a third for the German’s three minutes from time. Here’s how every Spurs player rated on the day. Hugo Lloris, 2 – […]

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Confirmed team line-ups: 19-year-old starts, whilst Lo Celso returns to starting XI for Spurs vs RB Leipzig

By | 10th March 2020

Jose Mourinho has stuck with a back-five and handed a rare start to Ryan Sessegnon for Tottenham’s Champions League last 16 second leg tie against RB Leipzig – making four changes from Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Burnley. Sessegnon replaces Jan Vertonghen, who drops to the bench, whilst Tanganga moves inside to join Eric Dier and […]

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Dele Alli opens up on reaction to RB Leipzig substitution

By | 10th March 2020

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has spoken publicly for the first time since he reacted badly to being substituted in Spurs’ Champions League first-leg defeat against RB Leipzig three weeks ago. Alli, clearly angry at Jose Mourinho’s decision to take him off, threw his boots and a water bottle being sulking on the bench. The 23-year-old, […]

Spurs ace “unlikely to play again this season” says Jose Mourinho

By | 10th March 2020

Jose Mourinho reckons that Tottenham forward Steven Bergwijn will miss the rest of the season with an ankle injury. The Dutchman, who has made an impressive start to life in the Premier League since joining from PSV Eindhoven in January, suffered an ankle sprain in the 1-1 draw with Burnley in the Premier League. The […]

VIDEO: Watch Harry Kane score stunner for Tottenham against Dortmund on this day in 2019

By | 5th March 2020

What a difference a year makes. On this day one year ago, Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham side were sitting third in the Premier League and on their way to reaching a first ever European Cup final. Prior to those memorable Champions League wins against Manchester City and Ajax, Spurs beat Bourssia Dortmund 4-0 over two legs […]

Jose Mourinho describes midfielder as “phenomenal” after Norwich City performance

By | 5th March 2020

Tottenham might have suffered a fourth consecutive defeat and exited the FA Cup against Norwich City on Wednesday, but the Spurs Head Coach didn’t shy away from heaping the praise on midfielder Oliver Skipp after the game. The 19-year-old was making his first start for Spurs since the Carabao Cup loss at Colchester United in […]

Jan Vertonghen talks publicly for the first time since Southampton omission

By | 5th March 2020

Jan Vertonghen has opened up and spoken for the first time since he was hooked off for Tottenham in their FA Cup fourth-round victory over Southampton last month – and looked visibly distraught as a result of the substitution. The 32-year-old, who looked in a far better mood on Wednesday after opening the scoring with […]

Player ratings – Eric Dier impressive – but Tottenham crash out of FA Cup on penalties

By | 4th March 2020

Tottenham crashed out of the FA Cup at the fifth-round stage losing 3-2 to Norwich City on penalties after drawing 1-1 in normal time. Here’s how every Tottenham player rated on the day. Michel Vorm, 3 – Made his first start for over 18 months and it was an evening to forget for the Dutchman, […]

VIDEO: Watch Jan Vertonghen put Tottenham in front with fine header against Norwich City

By | 4th March 2020

Jan Vertonghen has marked his return to the Spurs starting line-up by heading home his first ever goal at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The Belgian, who was almost reduced to tears during his last appearance at home when he was replaced after a poor performance in the FA Cup fourth-round replay against Southampton last month, […]

Confirmed line-ups: Michel Vorm and Oliver Skipp start for Tottenham vs Norwich City

By | 4th March 2020

Jose Mourinho has made three changes to his Tottenham starting XI – and handed rare starts to both Michel Vorm and Oliver Skipp for Spurs’ FA Cup fifth-round tie against Norwich City. The 36-year-old Dutch goalkeeper makes his first appearance for the club in almost 17 months in place of Paulo Gazzaniga, who drops to […]