Category Archives: The Guardian

Spurs’ Pochettino admits debt to Unai Emery before north London derby

By | 30th November 2018

• Rival managers are ‘good friends’ from time together in Spain• Emery recommended Pochettino for Valencia job in 2012Mauricio Pochettino has spoken of the debt that he owes to Unai Emery, the Arsenal manager, who has become his near neighbour in Hertf…

Spurs criticised as electricians go unpaid for work to finish new stadium

By | 30th November 2018

• Recruitment agency collapse has led to workers not being paid• Contractors working round the clock to get stadium completedTottenham Hotspur have been urged to step in to pay contracted workers at their new stadium after electricians said they had be…

Mesut Özil dilemma remains as Unai Emery plots derby plans for Spurs | Jonathan Wilson

By | 30th November 2018

German enigma continues to divide opinion at the Emirates and beyond but if his manager can’t trust him then Arsenal have a problem, and an expensive one at thatTell me what you think about Mesut Özil, and I will tell you who you are. Or at least that …

Lucas Moura relishes chance to shine at Spurs after being displaced at PSG

By | 29th November 2018

Brazilian is keen to make his point on Sunday against Arsenal and Unai Emery, the manager who froze him out at PSGLucas Moura has described it as the worst seven months of his life and even now the speed of his descent from hero to zero under Unai Emer…

We can beat Barca and qualify for knockout rounds, says Pochettino

By | 29th November 2018

• Champions League win over Inter gives Tottenham belief• ‘We dominated Inter and had the best chances,’ says PochettinoTottenham can still qualify for the Champions League knockout rounds according to Mauricio Pochettino, who believes his side’s 1-0 v…

Dele Alli the intense, flexible emblem of Tottenham’s mental strength

By | 29th November 2018

Spurs’ special brand of nerveless resolve was on glorious display in the win over Internazionale – Alli represents its zenithWhen we talk about nerves, we often ascribe them the qualities of metal. They’re made of steel, obviously, and when things are …

Tottenham 1-0 Internazionale: Champions League – as it happened

By | 28th November 2018

Tottenham kept their hopes of reaching the last 16 alive as they went above Inter thanks to Christian Eriksen’s late goal 10.12pm GMT And so this MBM comes to an end. Here’s David Hytner’s match report from Wembley. Thanks for reading and emailing toni…

Christian Eriksen pounces to give Spurs crucial victory over Internazionale

By | 28th November 2018

Tottenham had to win and, as the second-half minutes ticked down and Wembley became increasingly fraught, they craved a single chance; a shot at Champions League salvation. Internazionale had been supremely obdurate and it was difficult to remember Spu…

Chelsea players called in for individual Sarri meetings after Tottenham debacle

By | 28th November 2018

• One-on-one meetings held after ‘match without determination’ • Sarri critical of Kanté for ‘wrong’ reaction to bad Wembley startMaurizio Sarri conducted one-on-one meetings with his Chelsea players as he sought an explanation for a perceived lack of …