Category Archives: The Guardian

All players on Leipzig bench would play in my Spurs team, says José Mourinho

It will be ‘very difficult’ to return to Champions League next yearTottenham beaten 4-0 on aggregate by RB Leipzig in round of 16José Mourinho warned that Tottenham will find it “very difficult” to qualify for the Champions League next season after RB …

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Farewell not just to a Champions League campaign but also a Spurs era

Only 10 months after Tottenham reached the European Cup final they hit the buffers in Leipzig – it looks like a long way backSo farewell then, Tottenham. Who knows when our paths will cross again? A fixture they embarked upon with a puncher’s chance an…

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France says no more than 1,000 fans can attend top-flight games until 15 April

By | 9th March 2020

PSG’s game against Dortmund will be behind closed doorsLeipzig will allow fans into stadium for game against SpursThe Champions League game between PSG and Borussia Dortmund will be played behind closed doors on Wednesday due to the coronavirus threat …

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Dele Alli capitalises on Ben Mee mistake to earn Spurs draw at Burnley

By | 7th March 2020

This is still not Tottenham as we know them, but at least the slump has been stopped. José Mourinho has never lost four games in a row before, let alone five, so he will have been pleased to see his side come back from a goal down and a shocking first-…

Eric Dier in right frame of mind to play for Tottenham, insists José Mourinho

By | 6th March 2020

Manager says Dier will start at Burnley after incident with fanMourinho: ‘Nothing to be afraid of, nothing to be ashamed of’ José Mourinho has said Eric Dier will start at Burnley on Saturday because the player has put his high-profile altercation with…

Eric Dier’s trip through the fourth wall was an oddly moving act of defiance | Barney Ronay

By | 6th March 2020

Sympathy for Spurs player’s action reflects an age where anonymised abuse isn’t just aimed at sporting celebrities‘Where can there be a place in the game for a man of such extravagant talent, a man of such wicked temperament? A man who has now … OH MY …

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

By | 6th March 2020

A chance for Bournemouth at Anfield, Burnley and Spurs battle for European slots and Fernandes can seize big derby stageGiven their 22-point lead at the top of the table, no one at Liverpool is likely to be concerned by three recent defeats in four gam…

The Fiver | A valuable service in helping to deflect attention from another defeat

By | 5th March 2020

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Following his side’s fourth consecutive defeat in a match he will almost certainly claim was technically a draw, José Mourinho must have cut a lonely figure for prawn sandwich-munchers with their noses…