Tag Archives: European club football

‘Now it’s time to stay calm,’ says Mauricio Pochettino after Spurs Champions League defeat – video

Mauricio Pochettino says it’s time to stay calm and reflect after Tottenham lost 2-0 to Liverpool in the Champions League final. It is the first time that Spurs have made the final of the competition and Pochettino says they lost despite dominating the…

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Firewalking and arrows: how Pochettino has prepared Tottenham | David Hytner

By | 31st May 2019

Maurico Pochettino believes in power of the mind and Spurs have walked on hot coals and run with arrows to their throats before facing Liverpool in MadridMauricio Pochettino felt the tip of the arrow dig into his throat, in the groove below his Adam’s …

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Jan Vertonghen hopes for glorious end to ‘craziest Champions League ever’

By | 30th May 2019

• Spurs defender praises Mauricio Pochettino as final nears• ‘In every single game something crazy happened’Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen is hoping for a successful end to the “craziest Champions League ever”, as the countdown to Saturday’s final with Liv…

Football quiz: when English clubs play in European finals

By | 29th May 2019

With Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool in action this week, how well do you remember previous English finalists?Madrid will host the second all-English Champions League final on Saturday night. Which city hosted the first?Moscow MadridMancheste…

‘A fairytale with a very bad ending’: Ajax and Netherlands in disbelief

Frenkie de Jong summed up Ajax’s devastation after Spurs ended their European miracle and his pain was echoed by their fans, the Dutch media and even rivals such as Dick AdvocaatIt is a day of drying hot tears in Amsterdam and in almost every part of t…

Lucas Moura, Hugo Lloris and Toby Alderweireld on Spurs’ remarkable comeback at Ajax – video

Lucas Moura has described his dramatic winner in Tottenham’s last-gasp win over Ajax in the Champions League as ‘the best moment of my career’.Moura’s hat-trick in the second leg of the semi-final sealed an astonishing 3-2 comeback win for Sp…

Mauricio Pochettino credits Spurs ‘superheroes’ for Champions League triumph over Ajax – video

Mauricio Pochettino has said his players ‘are superheroes now’ after Tottenham Hotspur sealed a sensational 3-2 comeback win over Ajax Amsterdam to advance to the Champions League final.Spurs overturned a 1-0 deficit at Ajax in the second leg…

Telstar striker sacked for throwing a sickie to watch Ajax against Tottenham

By | 8th May 2019

Dutch second-tier player called in sick then travelled to London‘It wasn’t the best decision. In the end someone found out’The Telstar striker Jordie van der Laan has been sacked by his club for calling in sick so that he could travel to London to watc…

‘I will remember this forever’: Klopp hails Liverpool after Barça comeback – video

Jürgen Klopp hailed his Liverpool team as ‘giants of mentality’ after they produced one of the greatest comebacks in Champions League history to beat Barcelona 4-0, overturning a three-goal first-leg deficit and advancing to their second…