Saturday 1st December 2012
Arsenal 0 – 2 Swansea City
Fulham 0 – 3 Tottenham Hotspur
Liverpool 1 – 0 Southampton
Manchester City 1 – 1 Everton
Queens Park Rangers 1 – 1 Aston Villa
Reading 3 – 4 Manchester United
West Bromwich Albion 0 –…
Andre Villas-Boas’ presence on the touchline against Chelsea this weekend is in danger of overshadowing a Premier League game that has the potential to be the best we have seen so far this season.
The Portuguese, hung out to dry by Stamford Bridge bosses only months into his three-year contract, has begun promisingly on the path to redemption with Spurs.
ome tricky early results have been overcome and a new-look Tottenham…
Mat Ryan’s forthcoming trial at Tottenham has put the goalkeeper on the radar of more English Premier League clubs, with the Central Coast goalkeeper set for further training spells at Wigan Athletic and West Bromwich.
Ryan’s one-week training stint with Spurs begins on Thursday after Andre Villas-Boas’ men return from their pre-season tour of the United States, with the talented 20-year-old – called up to the full Australia…
Real Madrid will offer £33m for Luka Modric in an effort to get his transfer from Tottenham concluded.
Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas turned down Nuri Sahin on loan as part of the deal and Madrid may offer more in add-ons to satisfy Spurs.
Jose Mourinho has himself taken charge of negotiations with Spurs in a bid to clinch a deal for Modric.
Tottenham and Liverpool are both under the control of new managers, and Brendan Rodgers and Andre Villas-Boas will be keen to use these friendly games to get themselves further acquainted with their respective squads.
The Reds boss has certainly shown a willingness to give the youngsters a game, as the late arrival of the Euro 2012 contingent saw a number of unfamiliar faces turn out for the friendlies…
Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has insisted that Spurs must ensure they keep hold of their best players if they are to remain competitive.
The White Hart Lane manager faces a difficult task retaining the likes of Luka Modric and Gareth Bale should his side fail to qualify for the Champions League this season.
However, Spurs sit fourth with two…
Tottenham (Probable, 4-4-1-1): Friedel; Walker, Gallas, Nelsen, Assou-Ekotto; Lennon, Modric, Parker, Bale; Van Der Vaart; Adebayor.Out: Bentley, Gomes, Kaboul, Kranjcar (all knee), Dawson, Huddlestone (both ankle), Jenas (Achilles)Tests: King (knee), Parker (hamstring).
Chelsea (Probable, 4-2-3-1): Cech; Bosingwa, Terry, Cahill, Cole; Mikel, Lampard; Ramires, Mata, Sturridge; Drogba.Out: Ivanovic (suspended), Romeu (illness), Bertrand (calf).
Referee: Martin Atkinson (Matches 36, R11 Y133).
Team NewsChelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, who has scored four goals in his last…
Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp believes that the club can no longer afford any more poor results if they want Champions League football next season.
Spurs had been well ahead of Arsenal in third place in the Premier League but a poor run of form – including a loss at the hands of their north London rivals -…
Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal’s “perfect” comeback to thrash Tottenham proves his side can still finish above their bitter rivals in the Premier League this season.The Gunners staged a sensational fightback from two goals down at Emirates Stadium on Sunday to win 5-2 with a sparkling attacking display to humiliate third-placed Spurs.
Bacary Sagna and Robin…
This Sunday, the North London derby returns, as Arsenal and Tottenham lineup against each other, in what must surely be one of the most entertaining derby in the English game, as both the managers are committed to playing the short pass and move style of attacking football.However unlike in the past, it is Tottenham who go…