Category Archives: The Guardian

Spurs criticise OED over expanded definition of ‘yid’

By | 12th February 2020

North London club says entry referring to its fans’ use of term ‘fails to distinguish context’Tottenham Hotspur have criticised the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) after it expanded its definition of the word “yid” to include a “supporter of or player …


Mauricio Pochettino ‘ready and would love’ to return to Premier League

By | 12th February 2020

• Pochettino sacked by Tottenham in November• Linked with Manchester United while at SpursMauricio Pochettino, who was sacked by Tottenham in November, would relish another opportunity to manage in the Premier League.Pochettino, who took over at White …


Football quiz: guess the stadiums in these artistic images

By | 8th February 2020

Do you know the San Siro from Selhurst Park, Anfield from the Amex? Test your skills hereLet’s start with a relatively easy one. Which top-flight club plays here?Manchester CityNewcastleArsenalBrightonWhich ground is bathed in sunlight here?St Mary’sBr…


Mourinho digs out his undersized blanket to deal with Spurs challenges | David Hytner

By | 6th February 2020

After 11 weeks in charge, the Tottenham boss is playing to the gallery with his tough love and ruthless gesturesJosé Mourinho has problems at Tottenham. You may have heard of them but here is a precis. In the absence of Harry Kane he has no centre-forw…

Son steps up to cut down Southampton and fire Tottenham through in FA Cup

Tottenham’s motivation in hiring José Mourinho to replace Mauricio Pochettino was clear. They wanted the serial winner to guide them to silverware which, despite Pochettino’s excellence, has consistently eluded them. The drought pre-dated the Argentini…

Tottenham 3-2 Southampton: FA Cup fourth-round replay – live!

By | 5th February 2020

FA Cup replay updates from the 7.45pm GMT kick-offDavid Squires on … what football can expect after BrexitAnd feel free to email 9.54pm GMT Here’s the revised fifth-round draw. Ties will be played the week commencing March …

Christian Eriksen admits he felt like ‘the black sheep’ at Tottenham

By | 5th February 2020

Inter midfielder reflects on running down his Spurs contract ‘I played about 30 games that were like goodbye games’ Christian Eriksen says his decision to run down his contract made him a “black sheep” at Tottenham.The 27-year-old midfielder joined Int…

José Mourinho says he does not expect Harry Kane to play for Spurs until May

By | 4th February 2020

• Manager targets last two games of season for recovering striker• England concerned over captain’s fitness for Euro 2020José Mourinho expects Harry Kane to play only two Premier League games before Euro 2020. The Tottenham manager has been without Kan…

Dele Alli says no ill feeling with Raheem Sterling over late tackle

By | 3rd February 2020

• England teammates appeared to have words in Sunday’s game• Alli: ‘Raheem would never intentionally try to hurt someone’Dele Alli has said that he does not bear a grudge towards Raheem Sterling, who left the Tottenham midfielder with an injured ankle …