Category Archives: The Guardian

José Mourinho unhappy at Spurs’ winter break timing with Leipzig tie looming

By | 24th January 2020

• Tottenham play Villa three days before Champions League tie• Mourinho keen to avoid Saints replay and wants win at St Mary’sChristian Eriksen will travel to Milan and have a medical early next week before completing a move to Internazionale after the…

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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…

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Tottenham and Real Sociedad £11m apart in valuation of striker Willian José

By | 24th January 2020

La Liga club want £21m for the 28-year-old BrazilianChristian Eriksen set to join Inter in the next few daysTottenham are in talks with Real Sociedad over the possible signing of Willian José but the clubs are £11m apart in their valuation of the strik…

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The psychology of football rivalries

By | 23rd January 2020

Why does supporting one club mean you have to hate another?By Paul Hyland for The BlizzardEveryone reading this probably has a favourite football team. I’d also be willing to bet that all of you have at least one football club that you hate. Maybe it’s…

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…

Tottenham’s Son Heung-min quells unrest with late winner to deny Norwich

The best anyone can say of this Tottenham performance is that it was a winning one and had the effect of putting an unhappy run to bed. They had not scored a league goal in open play since Dele Alli’s winner against Brighton on Boxing Day so it was to …

Leicester’s Pérez deflates West Ham but Vardy injury a concern for Rodgers

Leicester got back their mojo but lost their talisman when Jamie Vardy limped off with a glute injury. “He’s a fantastic player and really important for us but you’re never going to succeed if you rely on just one player,” Brendan Rodgers said. Related…

Spurs are desperate for goals and must sign a striker this month

By | 22nd January 2020

Tottenham have not scored in the Premier League in 2020. They have to bring in some backup for Harry KaneBy Ben McAleer for WhoScoredOne centimetre. That was the difference between one point and three points for Tottenham at Watford on Saturday. When I…

Inter ready to test Tottenham with new £12.8m bid for Christian Eriksen

By | 20th January 2020

Serie A club poised to make offer to Spurs on TuesdayVictor Moses set to join Inter on loan from ChelseaInternazionale are preparing a bid of €15m (£12.8m) plus add-ons for Christian Eriksen as they attempt to conclude a deal with Tottenham.An offer of…