Tag Archives: European club football

Mauricio Pochettino still buzzing after Tottenham’s dramatic win

By | 18th April 2019

Spurs manager had hardly any sleep after ‘an amazing, crazy and unbelievable night’ but is ready to do it all again at Manchester City on SaturdayIt was a gloriously warm afternoon in Enfield. The sun was out and the air was still, and it made for a pa…

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Pochettino hails Spurs ‘heroes’ as Guardiola laments ‘cruel’ Champions League exit – video

By | 18th April 2019

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has said his side are capable of winning the Champions League after they booked a semi-final spot with a dramatic away goals victory at Manchester City.Spurs lost an electric quarter-final second leg 4-3 …

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Pep Guardiola hits out at VAR after Llorente’s disputed goal for Spurs

• ‘Maybe from one angle Llorente’s goal is handball’• Mauricio Pochettino insists Spurs can go all the wayPep Guardiola rued the cruelty of VAR as Spurs ended Manchester City’s hopes of an unprecedented quadruple by eliminating them from the Champions …

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Spurs prevail in epic Champions League battle as Llorente stuns Manchester City

Where to start? It was an epic night, full of drama and incident, and when the final whistle went it was the players of Tottenham who were cavorting. They had finished Manchester City’s hopes of the quadruple and, in the process, reached the semi-final…

Football quiz: when English clubs meet in Europe

By | 17th April 2019

Spurs are facing an exotic trip to Manchester in the Champions League. How well do you remember other all-English ties?Who were the first two English clubs to meet in a major European final?Chelsea and Manchester United Tottenham and Wolves Liverpool a…

Champions League quiz: English clubs in the quarter-finals

By | 9th April 2019

England has four representatives in the quarter-finals. How well do you remember their previous outings at this stage?Who were the first English club to lose a European Cup quarter-final (they were thrashed 9-2 on aggregate)?Manchester UnitedWolverhamp…

‘I don’t care about the stadium’: Kevin De Bruyne says Spurs have no advantage

By | 7th April 2019

• Spurs host Champions League quarter-final first leg • ‘Everybody has a stadium. Everybody has supporters’Kevin De Bruyne has rubbished suggestions that Tottenham’s new stadium could influence the outcome of the Champions League quarter-final against …

Jadon Sancho: ‘It hasn’t been easy. I’ve had to work for this’

By | 11th February 2019

Teenager Sancho has become a first-team regular in Germany since leaving Manchester City and will be back in London to face Spurs at Wembley on Wednesday“My friends in Kennington always ask me: ‘Can I have a shirt for my little brother or my cousin?’ A…

Kevin-Prince Boateng completes surprise loan move to Barcelona

• Barça confirm forward’s arrival with €8m purchase option• Former Spurs and Portsmouth forward joins from SassuoloKevin-Prince Boateng has joined Barcelona in a shock move from the Italian side Sassuolo. The La Liga leaders have announced the arrival …

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…