White Hot Lines  

This page gives you a diary of events as they have happened at the club. 
News of current and former players will be included, as well as any other Spurs related story, rumour or innuendo.

The MEHSTG spin story is our own unique take on some of the big breaking stories of the day ... with our 
"spin" (and little truth) attached to it !!  There are also "no spin" stories, which are strange but true !! 
You couldn't make them up !!

 

Monday 30.03.20
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UNDER-18s : -  .

UNDER-23s : - .

EX-SPURS : -  .


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MEHSTG's spin story ...   ... 

Sunday 29.03.20
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FIRST TEAM : -  Steven Bergwijn has been allowed to return to Holland for the birth of his first child and Heung-Min Son to fly back to South Korea for "personal reasons".
Harry Kane has said that if the football season cannot be completed by 30th June, then it should be cancelled.  He also said in an interview that he would not stay at Spurs just for the sake of it and would consider moving to another club if he felt that the club were not making progress.

RUMOURS : -   Spurs are being linked with goalkeepers today, with Burnley's Nick Pope and Manchester United's on loan to Sheffield United Dean Henderson heading the list.  Barcelona are said to be keen on signing Jan Vertonghen on a free transfer when football returns to transfer activity.  Lille right-back Zeki Celik is said to being considered as a replacement for Serge Aurier, with the 23 year old Turkish international reckoned to be worth 25-30 million Euros.  Real Betis' 19 year old left winger Diego Lainez is being eyed by Jose Mourinho, with a fee of GBP13 million mentioned.


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Saturday 28.03.20
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PREMIER LEAGUE : -  The Sunday Express carries a story claiming that the Premier League have come to an arrangement with the Government to complete the season's remaining games by the end of July.  .

RUMOURS : -  Spurs are still being linked with Internazionale's Uruguay midfielder Matias Vecino with the 28 year old priced at GBP18 million.  Right back Thomas Meunier of Paris Saint Germain is also linked with a move to N17 when the next transfer window comes around, as the Belgian defender will be a free agent.   


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Friday 27.03.20
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RUMOURS : -  With confusion surrounding what might happen to the rest of the season amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, there are few rumours of any substance.  It is said that a lot of Premier League managers are keen on cancelling the season, but such a move could see some clubs challenge such a move.   


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Thursday 26.03.20
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RUMOURS : -   With a reported GBP135 million available to Jose Mourinho in the next transfer window, rumours today include a move for Diego Godin the 34 year old Internazionale central defender; Barcelona are watching Tanguy Ndombele's situation at Tottenham after having a difficult first season in N17 and Tottenham might ask for Philippe Coutinho in return;  Ajax left back Nicolas Tagliafico looking to leave Amsterdam could be a target for Tottenham; 22 year old Maxime Lopez is being considered by Spurs and West Ham United London to complement their midfield for around GBP10 million; SS Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinikovic-Savic is being courted by Spurs, Juventus, Real Madrid and Internazionale, with the Serb priced at GBP72 million; .   


OTHER NEWS ... All football leagues below the National League South and North have been cancelled with all results expunged for this season ...   ...   

Wednesday 25.03.20
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RUMOURS : -     .   

UNDER-18s : -  .

UNDER-23s : - .

EX-SPURS : -  .


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MEHSTG's spin story ...   ... 

Tuesday 24.03.20
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RUMOURS : -  Some old rumours are dug up and trotted out in the Coronavirus lock-down.  SC Freiburg defender Robin Koch is being lined up by Tottenham according to the Italian press, with SSC Napoli also keen.  Olivier Giroud's availability on a free transfer will tempt Spurs to move for the French striker in the summer.


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Monday 23.03.20
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RUMOURS : -  Newcastle United are hopeful of signing Danny Rose on a permanent deal in the summer, while Spurs are reported to be interested in signing Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland, along with Juventus and Manchester United among other clubs.   


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Sunday 22.03.20
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RUMOURS : -   Tottenham, Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea are all believed to be interested in signing Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho, who is on loan at Bayern Munich and have contacted the Spanish club registering their interest in the former Liverpool man.  Spurs are still keen to bring Florian Maurice, the Olympique Lyonnais Head of Recruitment, to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium,  the French magazine L'Equipe claims.  Jose Mourinho could make a transfer move for Benfica left back Alejandro Grimaldo, with the 24 year old having previously played for Barcelona.   Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumare is a player that Tottenham are interested in, with the 21 year old reportedly already in talks with Liverpool and Barcelona.


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Saturday 21.03.20
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RUMOURS : -  Very little substantial in the way of news or rumours today, as the country comes to terms with the Coronavirus pandemic and the closure of pubs, restaurants, venues and schools.  Wherever you are ... stay well. 


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Friday 20.03.20
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ACADEMY : -  John McDermott, the Head of Academy coaching and Player Development, is to leave Tottenham after 25 years service to take up the position of Assistant technical Director at the FA.  Having been in charge during a period when many young players have progressed to the First Team, his experience, knowledge and care will be sorely missed by the club.

FIRST TEAM : -   The club have cancelled training at Hotspur Way until April after the Premier League programmes were postponed until 30th April at the earliest.  They will follow Government advice as to when training is to be resumed.

RUMOURS : -   Manchester United to have made an approach for Harry Kane, but may have to pay GBP150 million, while Spurs are targeting Lille striker Victor Osimhen, who's club have put a 94 million Euros price tag on their forward.  Also in France, Spurs, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Liverpool and Barcelona are watching Eduardo Camavinga, a French Under-21 international, with Rennes setting a minimum fee of 50 million Euros for the 17 year old.  Real Madrid are to consider the future of striker Luka Jovic, with Spurs and Chelsea keen on the 22 year old Serbian, who left self-isolation causing the hierarchy at the Bernabeu to think about releasing him for sale.  The Spanish media also claim that Tottenham may make a GBP37 million bif for Valencia's 27 year old Geoffrey Kondogbia.   


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Thursday 19.03.20
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CORONAVIRUS : -  The Premier League and other leagues in England have postponed all football until 30th April at the earliest following the most recent advice from the Government's medical advisors.

RUMOURS : -  Marseille have dropped the asking price for their 25 year old midfielder Morgan Sanson, with Southampton, Everton and Aston Villa all interested in signing him in the summer.


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Wednesday 18.03.20
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FINANCES : -   The results of Tottenham Hotspur's financial dealings were reported today for the financial year to 31st March 2019, with an increase in revenue to GBP460 million.  A quarter of this came from the run to the Champions League final last season. Although corporate income from the new stadium added GBP27million to the income stream, overall, profits fell from GBP113 million in 2018 to GBP68.6million.

RUMOURS : -  There is a lot of opinion surrounding the rumours of Tottenham signing striker Loren Moron from Real Betis and defender Kristoffer Ajer from Glasgow Celtic without much substance behind the initial stories and news that Real Madrid might be ready to let Gareth Bale leave on a free transfer has sparked a rush of articles claiming Spurs and Manchester United are interested in the 30 year old Welshman.   


OTHER NEWS ... with the Premier League meeting tomorrow, a plan to complete the season's remaining matches by playing behind closed doors (with all matches televised) at three neutral grounds looks like it might be the preferred option ...   ...   

Tuesday 17.03.20
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SEASON TICKETS : -   Tottenham have announced that, today having been the day when season ticket renewals should have opened, they will delay that date because of the Coronavirus pandemic and make a further announcement on the new date when season ticket renewal applications will be received, once the fixtures to complete this season can be arranged.

RUMOURS : -  Today's reports include Spurs having an interest in signing Real Betis forward Loren Moron, Harry Kane being part of a player swap with Juventus and Paulo Dybala coming to Tottenham, while Real Madrid are considering a move for Davinson Sanchez.   


OTHER NEWS ... UEFA have postponed Euro 2020 until 2021 to allow domestic league programmes to be completed ...  

Monday 16.03.20
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RUMOURS : -   The cancellation of football in the UK has turned transfer rumours minds a bit a strange, as they believe that Spurs and Arsenal are said to be interested in Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren.  Harry Kane is said to be more interested in a move to Juventus than to Manchester United or Real Madrid.  Tottenham are watching Eberechi Eze and are reported to be favourites to sign the QPR striker for around GBP 20 million.

CORONA VIRUS : -  The spread of Coronavirus has caused Tottenham to close the Spurs shops at the Tottenham Experience, Stevenage, Chelmsford, Harlow and Enfield from tomorrow and the tours of the new stadium will also stop then.


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Sunday 15.03.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   While Jan Vertonghen was on duty with Spurs in Germany at RB Leipzig, his house back in London was burgled with his wife and family held at knife-points.


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Saturday 14.03.20
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PREMIER LEAGUE CANCELLATION : -  Tottenham and West Ham United London are keen for the season's remaining games to be played as soon as possible, as both clubs have summer events scheduled to take place at their stadiums .

RUMOURS : -  Tottenham are being linked with a move for Valencia midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia and will only sign Norwich City right back Max Aarons if they qualify for the Champions League with a fee of around GBP50 million to be set for the 20 year old.


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Friday 13.03.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   All top level football in England has been cancelled until 3rd April to try to reduce the spread of Corona virus, with players and staff testing positive.  The situation in the country will be re-assessed with the government's health experts to see if the season can resume with the away game at Sheffield United on 4th April.  There are fears at the FA that the season will not be able to be completed, as some clubs thik that the postponement of games will continue long after the three week period.

The cancellation of games will apply to the first team, Under-23s, Under-18s and the Women's teams.


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Thursday 12.03.20
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RUMOURS : -  Spurs are being heavily linked with Glasgow Celtic central defender Kristoffer Ajer, because his agent said he will be leaving the Scottish Premier League champions in the summer, with the player valued at about GBP20 million.  The Spanish media are claiming that Harry Kane has said he will not move to Manchester United in the summer, but if \real Madrid made an offer for him, he would go to Spain.


OTHER NEWS ... It seems only Arsenal can stop Liverpool winning the title, as Premier League clubs want the season to be deemed null and void after Mikel Arteta tested positive for Coronavirus and an emergency meeting of the League will be held on Friday to discuss what will happen ...


MEHSTG's spin story ... Following their embarrassing exit from the Champions League last night, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said "I realise I am a really bad loser".  Well, he is getting plenty of opportunity to improve with four defeats out of the club's last five games  ... 

Wednesday 11.03.20
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RUMOURS : -  Spurs and Chelsea are both reportedly interested in Bournemouth goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale, while Juventus and Manchester City are the latest clubs showing a keen interest in Harry Kane and spurs have contacted Real Madrid about signing their Brazilian defender Eder Militao, who has struggled to get into their first XI.  Tottenham and Arsenal are both looking at Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Raul Jiminez as a summer signing and the same two clubs are said to want RB Leipzig midfielder Marcel Sabitzer.  The Italian press claim Spurs are keen on Sassuolo striker Jeremie Boga, but Chelsea have a buy-back clause for the 23 year old forward they sold in 2018.   

NORTHUMBERLAND PARK DEVELOPMENT : -  As part of the development and regeneration of the area around the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium, Haringey Council passed a planning application submitted by the club to build 330 homes on the former Sainsbury's site (now B&M Bargains) on the High Road opposite Brantwood Road, with 32 percent classed as affordable homes.  A 29 floor high rise block is one of the buildings to be constructed on the site.


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Tuesday 10.03.20
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FIRST TEAM : -  Tottenham lost 0-3 away to RB Leipzig tonight in the Champions League Round of 16 Second leg to exit the competition.  For a match report click here.

RUMOURS : -   Tottenham are reported to be watching Jonathan David very closely, with interest in the 20 year old Gent striker from Chelsea and SS Lazio also building, while the club are said to be in competition with Arsenal for the signing of SSC Napoli striker Arkadisz Milik.  Spurs are also supposed to be in a battle with the Highbury club to buy haphazard Manchester City defender John Stones.  Bearing in mind Arteta's Manchester City connections, you can imagine where he will end up, but for the money we might be able to buy someone better for less than GBP50 million.  Real Madrid are reportedly in talks with Mauricio Pochettino to take over at the Bernabeu, which in turn will lead to a move for Harry Kane


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Monday 09.03.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Steven Bergwijn is the latest Spurs injury with a sprained ankle and Ben Davies has aggravated a hamstring injury too. Moussa Sissoko is recovering from knee surgery, Harry Kane from a hamstring operation and Heung-Min Son has a broken arm, with Juan Foyth's groin injury ruling him out of making the trip to Germany.
RB LEIPZIG TEAM NEWS : -  Captain Willi Orban's knee injury keeps him sidelined.  Timo Werner, who sat out Saturday's 0-0 draw at Wolfsburg, is a doubt, but it was only a precaution and Konate's hamstring and Kampl's ankle.
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EX-SPURS : -  Former reserve winger Nathan Oduwa looks set to join Dundalk from Hapoel Hadera.


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Sunday 08.03.20
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RUMOURS : -  Tottenham are said to be interested in Glasgow Rangers defender Borna Barisic, who would cost GBP22 million, which seems a high price to pay for someone who looks shaky in the Scottish Premier League.  16 year old PSV Eindhoven left back/central defender Nawaaz Landfeld is a summer transfer target for Tottenham and they are also keen to sign Norwich City midfielder Todd Cantwell and the Canaries defender Ben Godfrey too.  Pierre-Emile Hojgbjerg is said to be the main transfer target in the summer for Spurs, according to the Sunday Mirror, .   


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Saturday 07.03.20
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FIRST TEAM : -  Tottenham drew 1-1 with Burnley at Turf Moor this evening.  For a match report click here.

AWARDS : -  Heung-Min Son won the Goal of the Season award at the London Football awards last night for his run and finish against Burnley on 7th December last year at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.


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Friday 06.03.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Hugo Lloris has returned to training after a groin injury and could be restored between the posts at Burnley.  Harry Kane (hamstring), Heung-Min Son (broken arm) and Moussa Sissoko (knee) are all ruled out.
BURNLEY TEAM NEWS : -  Ashley Barnes, Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Matthew Lawton will be missing as they are still in their comebacks from injury.
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RUMOURS : -   Spurs and Arsenal re being linked with 16 year old Brazilian attacking midfielder Miguel Silveira of Fluminense, who would cost GBP30.3 million, while 31 year old Willian has rejected Chelsea's offer of a two year deal hoping for a three year contract if he moves to Tottenham.  Norwich City's 22 year old midfielder Todd Cantwell is a target for Spurs, as well as Manchester United and Liverpool.  Romanian youth international left-back Andrei Ciuboratu has been on trial at Spurs, Arsenal, Watford and Chelsea but has been unable to be signed as the Parma teenager might have work permit issues.  Another youngster, 18 year old Armel Bella-Kotchap of VfL Bochum in Germany is being watched by Spurs, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Sheffield United, Manchester United, Barcelona, Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers, with the central defender believed to fetch around GBP6.5million.  Both Everton and Spurs are reported to have taken the first steps towards signing Manchester United defender Chris Smalling, but some stories reckon they now want 20 million Euros for the 31 year old England international.


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Thursday 05.03.20
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DISCIPLINARY : -  The FA are investigating Eric Dier's foray into the crowd at last night's game against Norwich City to protect his younger brother who was involved in a confrontation in the West Stand.  The Metropolitan Police may also interview the Spurs midfielder.

RUMOURS : -   Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser is being linked with a move to Spurs, as he is out of contract in the summer, while Willian's Chelsea contract also runs out at the end of the season and the 31 year old is said to be interested in linking up with Jose Mourinho again.  Tottenham and Arsenal are interested in signing Olympicos and Guinea midfielder Mady Camara, with the 23 year old expected to cost around GBP17 million.

CORONAVIRUS : -  The Premier League have banned the pre-match handshakes as the fear of transmission of the Coronavirus continues.  Teams will walk past each other in the same manner as the prelude to the match, but not shake hands.


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Wednesday 04.03.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham lost 2-3 on penalties to Norwich City in the FA Cup Fifth Round tonight after the match finished 1-1 after 90 minutes and extra time.  For a match report click here.

RUMOURS : -  Harry Kane is reportedly considering his Tottenham future should the club not qualify for the Champions League, with a move to Manchester United mentioned as a possible destination.   

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Tuesday 03.03.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS :-  Hugo Lloris (groin), Harry Kane (hamstring), Moussa Sissoko (knee) and Heung-Min Son (broken arm) are all unavailable for Spurs, but Ryan Sessegnon (hip) and Erik Lamela (groin) might be able to play in the Norwich FA Cup tie.
NORWICH CITY TEAM NEWS :-  The |Canaries face Spurs without the services of Christoph Zimmermann (thigh), Sam Byram (thigh), Onel Hernandez (knee) and Timm Klose (knee), while Teemu Pukki and Alexander Tettey are suffering from flu and may be kept back for Saturday's league meeting with Sheffield United.
For a match preview of the Fifth Round FA Cup tie at home to Norwich City, click here.

TRANSFER : -  Midfielder Victor Wanyama has left Tottenham and joined Montreal Impact of the MLS on a free transfer.

RUMOURS : -  SSC Napoli are interested in signing Jan Vertonghen in the summer on a free transfer.   


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Monday 02.03.20
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STADIUM : -   It has been confirmed that Anthony Joshua will fight Kubrat Pulev for the IBF World Heavyweight Championship on 10th June this year.

RUMOURS : -  Spurs are linked with a summer move for Ajax's Mexican central defender Edson Alvarez, after a move in January for the 22 year old was blocked.   .   

INJURIES : -   Moussa Sissoko has travelled to Clairefontaine in France to continue his recovery from a knee injury.   

SUMMER FRIENDLIES
: -  If Spurs are to participate in the International Champions Cup this summer, games will not take place in Asia because of the Covid-19 virus pandemic.

UNDER-23s : -  Goals from Troy Parrott, Jeremie Mukendi and Maurizio Pochettino earned the Spurs Under-23 team a 3-2 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers at Stevenage FC tonight in the Premier League 2.


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Sunday 01.03.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham lost 2-3 to Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this afternoon.  For a match report click here.

RUMOURS : -   Spurs are reported to be given hope by Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg's reluctance to sign a new deal with South Coast Big Club according to the Daily Star Sunday, while some sources reckon Spurs will make am move for Watford keeper Ben Foster in the summer, when he will be a free agent and is wanted as cover for Hugo Lloris, as Michel Vorm's contract is only until the end of the season.   A reported GBP17 million move for Manchester United central defender Chris Smalling is still being put forward by several sources on the internet.


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Saturday 29.02.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   For a preview of tomorrow's match with Wolverhampton Wanderers, click here.

UNDER-18s : -  The Tottenham Under-18 team beat Southampton 6-1 at Hotspur way this morning in the Premier Under-18 League.  J'Neil Bennett, Yago Santiago, Nile John, a Chay Cooper penalty and a Kion Etete brace wrapped up the big win.


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Friday 28.02.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Spurs will be without Moussa Sissoko (knee), Ryan Sessegnon (hip), Harry Kane (hamstring) and Heung-Min Son (broken arm) for the home game against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday.  Juan Foyth is back in training after his groin injury.


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Thursday 27.02.20
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RUMOURS : -  Tottenham are still looking to sign Chris Smalling from Manchester United in the summer, but face competition from AS Roma, where he is currently on loan.   


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Wednesday 26.02.20
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FA CHARGE  : -   Dele Alli has been charged by the FA of an aggravated breach of Rule 3(1) relating to a social media posting which was insulting and likely to bring the game into disrepute, with a further element of including a reference to someone's colour or ethnicity.

RUMOURS : -  Spurs are reported to have been offered RB Leipzig winger Emil Forsberg in the summer with the Swede rated at GBP16.8 million.


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Tuesday 25.02.20
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NEW CONTRACT : -   Spurs Development midfielder Harvey White has signed a new deal running until 2023.

RUMOURS : -     Jose Mourinho is reported to want to sign Chelsea winger Willian on a free transfer in the summer.   Spurs were allegedly refused permission to talk to Michael Keane, the Everton central defender, in the January transfer window.  Tottenham are one of a number of clubs interested in signing Barcelona's 21 year old left sided defender/midfielder Marc Cucurella and are willing to pay the 25 million Euros release clause, but he is on loan at Getafe at the moment and Arsenal, Borussia Monchengladbach, Atletico Madrid, Sevilla and Bayer Leverkusen are all watching his situation.   


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Monday 24.02.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Not a great deal of news around today.

RUMOURS : -   Spurs are still going for Thomas Lemar of Atletico Madrid, Jude Bellingham of Birmingham City, Aleksandar Mitrovic of Fulham and could wrap up a move for Amiens SC striker Serhou Guirassy if they are quick.   

RACISM : -   Tottenham have said they will re-open the investigation into racist abuse of Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in December if new evidence is brought forward.

STADIUM : -   Anthony Joshua is set to stage his next defence of his world heavyweight championship at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in June.


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Sunday 23.02.20
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RUMOURS : -  West Ham United London and Spurs are interested in signing 23 year old Amiens SC forward Serhou Guirassy, while Spurs are showing an interest in Sunderland's 16 year old forward Joe Hugill and the Daily Star have Spurs down as having the teenager in their sights, along with a number of other clubs watching the fortunes of Birmingham City's 16 year old Jude Bellingham.


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Saturday 22.02.20
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FIRST TEAM : -  Tottenham lost 1-2 at Stamford Bridge to Chelsea this afternoon.  Click here for a match report.

UNDER-18s : -  The Spurs Under-18s lost away 1-3 to West Ham United this morning, with Kion Etete scoring Tottenham's goal from the penalty spot.


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Friday 21.02.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Harry Kane (hamstring), Moussa Sissoko (knee), Heung-Min Son (broken arm) and Juan Foyth (groin) are all out of tomorrow's match at Chelsea.
For a preview of the away game at Chelsea, click here.

RUMOURS : -   Spurs are today linked with a move for 24 yard old Real Madrid defender Alvaro Odriozola.   

FIXTURE CHANGES : -  The following matches have been re-arranged for live TV coverage.
SHEFFIELD UNITED (Away)  Saturday 4th April  kick off now 17.30  (Sky Sports)
EVERTON  (Home)    Saturday 11th April  kick off now 17.30  (Sky Sports)
ARSENAL  (Home)  Now Sunday 26th April  kick off 16.30  (Sky Sports)


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Thursday 20.02.20
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RUMOURS : -  Spurs are rumoured to be one of a number of Premier League clubs watching Amiens striker Serhou Guirassy, with the 23 year old believed to be available for around GBP18 million.  Arsenal, Sassuolo, Juventus and Tottenham are all keen on Dinamo Zagreb's midfielder Edin Julardzija.  The Turkish press are claiming that Everton, Sunderland and Spurs have sent scouts to watch Fenerbahce captain, midfielder Ozan Tufan, while Birmingham City youth striker Adan George, 16, is a target for Spurs and Leeds United.


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Wednesday 19.02.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham lost to RB Leipzig 0-1 in the Round of 16 1st leg Champions League tie tonight at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.  Click here for a match report.


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Tuesday 18.02.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -   Heung-Min Son has had surgery on a broken arm picked up in Sunday's game at Aston Villa and will miss "a number of weeks" of playing time.  Harry Kane (hamstring), Moussa Sissoko (knee) and Juan Foyth (groin) are still out injured, while Erik Lamela faces a late fitness test
RB LEIPZIG TEAM NEWS : -   Dayot Upamecano is suspended for the first leg of the Round of 16 meeting tomorrow at home, while Willi Orban and Ibrahima Konate are both injured, which could mean a place for Chelsea loanee Ethan Ampadu.
For a match preview of Leipzig's visit to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, click here.

JIMMY GREAVES : -  To mark Jimmy Greaves' 80th birthday, BT Sport 2 will be showing a special documentary on the ace goal-scorer at 22.30 tonight.  The programme will be given repeat showings throughout the week until Saturday.


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Monday 17.02.20
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RUMOURS : -  AS Roma are willing to sell Turkish midfielder Cengiz Under this summer, with Tottenham showing an interest, as they are in Manchester United's on-loan to AS Roma defender Chris Smalling.


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Sunday 16.02.20
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FIRST TEAM : -  Tottenham beat Aston Villa 3-2 at Villa Park this afternoon.  Click here for a match report.

RUMOURS : -  Some sources are suggesting that Spurs and Manchester United may agree an exchange deal in the summer, with Eric Dier heading to Old Trafford, with goalkeeper Dean Henderson joining Tottenham.  It may not be a straight swap, which would mean some wrangling over the cash balance to be paid.  On the eve of the game at Aston Villa, the media have revealed that Tottenham could have signed Jack Grealish for GBP6 million 18 months ago, but Daniel Levy turned the offer down.


OTHER NEWS ... Graham Westley has resigned from his fourth spell in charge at Stevenage and Alex Ravell will take charge of the relegation threatened side until the end of the season  ...  

Saturday 15.02.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Spurs go into the match at Villa Park missing Harry Kane (hamstring), Moussa Sissoko (knee) and Juan Foyth (groin). Ben Davies' return to fitness has come at a good time and Giovani Lo Celso should be fit enough to start, but fellow countryman Erik Lamela (hip) is a doubt for the match on Sunday.
ASTON VILLA TEAM NEWS : -  The home side will be without Wesley (knee), Tom Heaton (knee), John McGinn (ankle) and Keinan Davis (hamstring), but Danny Drinkwater is expected to be fit after having a tight calf before the winter break and Ezri Konsa should have overcome his thigh injury.
For a match preview of the Villa game, click here.

RUMOURS : -  Spurs are facing competition from Lille to sign Trabzonspor goalkeeper, Ugurcan Cakir, according to the Turkish press.  Spurs are looking at the 23 year old, who might cost over 20 million Euros and are sending a representative to watch him.  Another Turkish source claims that a Tottenham scout will watch Fenerbahce keeper Altay Bayindir and that talks are set to commence over his transfer to N17.  Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud is believed to be in receipt of a pre-contract offer from SS Lazio, but he is holding on to see if Tottenham return in the summer to make a bid for his services, as he would prefer to stay in London.   


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Friday 14.02.20
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RUMOURS : -  Tottenham, Leicester City and AS Roma are watching 1FC Koln's 20 year old left midfield/left back Ismail Jakobs.   

UNDER-23s : -  Tottenham's Under-23s lost 2-3 away to Leicester City tonight in the Premier League 2, with goals from Dilan Markanday and Jubril Okedina.   


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CRIME WATCH  ...  Manchester City have received a 2-year ban from all European club football and fined GBP25 million for financial irregularities from UEFA but they are to appeal to the CAS against the sentence  ...    ...   

Thursday 13.02.20
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RUMOURS : -  Spurs may make a double swoop on Norwich City in the summer, splashing GBP50 million on defenders Max Aarons and Ben Godfrey.  Reports are claiming that Tottenham might be offering Juan Foyth and Victor Wanyama to AC Milan in exchange for Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, while others claim the Italian club have joined Ajax, Internazionale and Juventus in having an interest in signing Jan Vertonghen on a free transfer in the summer.  Sheffield United's current goalkeeper Dean Henderson - on loan from Manchester United - is a transfer target for Tottenham, Chelsea and Paris Saint Germain this summer, while other internet stories reckon Spurs, Sheffield United and some clubs from Germany are keen on signing Fenerbahce's 21 year old goalie Altay Bayindir who would coast around GBP12.5 million.  The Daily Mail claim that Spurs will sell Eric Dier if he does not sign a new contract with the club, while the player is seeking reassurances abut his future role under Head Coach Jose Mourinho.


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Wednesday 12.02.20
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DEFINITION OF YID AND YIDDO : -   The Oxford English Dictionary has included a player or fan of Tottenham Hotspur in their definition of "Yid" and "Yiddo".

RUMOURS : -  The Independent claims that Juan Foyth will push for a move away from Spurs in the summer, as he seeks more first team action.  Tottenham are reported to be interested in signing RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano in the summer, with Barcelona and  Bayern Munich also keen on the 21 year old.   


OTHER NEWS ...  Blackpool sacked manager Simon Grayson today ...   ...   

Tuesday 11.02.20
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RUMOURS : -   Spurs, Liverpool and Manchester City will fight it out to sign Benfica's 20 year old central defender Ruben Dias for about GBP80 million in the summer.  Other Tottenham summer transfer targets are said to include defenders Max Aarons of Norwich City and Youcef Atal of OGC Nice according to the Daily Express, as well as Leicester City's Ben Chilwell and Bournemouth centre-back Nathan Ake.  Zenit St. Petersburg forward Artem Dzyuba claims that Spurs had shown interest in signing him in the January transfer window.  One internet report claims that Tottenham could look at Paris Saint Germain's Belgian defender Thomas Meurnier should they fail to complete a deal for Aarons.

EX-SPURS : -  Jurgen Klinsmann has stepped down as interim manager of Hertha Berlin ten weeks after taking over at the Bundesliga club because he does not have the trust of people at the club.  The former Spurs striker will go back to a consultancy role at the club.  Emmanuel Adebayor has signed for Olimpia Asuncion of Paraguay after being released by Kaiserispor of Turkey in December.


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Monday 10.02.20
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RUMOURS : -   Tottenham have been linked with a GBP77 million offer for Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho in the summer, while other reports claim a move for 20 year old Fiorentina left winger Riccardo Sottil could be on the cards.  Ajax are said to be interested in signing Jan Vertonghen in the summer on a free transfer.   


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CRIME WATCH  ... The FA have asked Dele Alli for his comments after a video on Snapchat showed him making a joke about a Chinese man and the Coronavirus epidemic, which could land the Spurs midfielder with a ban ...   ...   

Sunday 09.02.20
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RUMOURS : -  It is being said that Paris Saint Germain will be monitoring Danny Rose while he is on loan at Newcastle United, with a view to signing him when he returns to Spurs in the summer.   


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Saturday 08.02.20
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RUMOURS : -  Spurs are reported to be looking to make a GBP40 million offer for Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake in the summer.  22 year old Turkish international midfielder Cengiz Under is said to be the subject of current talks between Tottenham and AS Roma about a summer transfer with AC Milan also interested.  A long term contract was reported to have been offered to Tashan Oakley-Boothe before he chose to sign for Stoke City in the January transfer window.


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Friday 07.02.20
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CONTRACT : -  Troy Parrott has signed a new deal keeping the 18 year old striker at the club until 2023.


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CRIME WATCH  ...  A 60 year old Saints fan has been bailed on suspicion of a racially aggravated offence involving anti-Semitic abuse during the FA Cup Fourth Round replay at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium on 5th February  ...   ...   

Thursday 06.02.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham are reported in the Daily Mail to be ready to offer Japhet Tanganga an increase in his salary from GBP1,000 to GBP15,000 a week with incentives and the promise of a new contract should he fulfil a certain number of first team games.  The Irish press reckon Troy Parrott has signed a new three year deal with the club.

RUMOURS : -   Adam Lallana looks set to be allowed to leave Liverpool, with the Daily Mail claiming Spurs, Leicester City and Arsenal are interested in the 31 year old midfielder.  Spurs and Chelsea will contest the signing of Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana, but a Turkish newspaper claims Tottenham have offered 25 million Euros for Trabzonspor's 23 year old goalkeeper Ugurcan Cakir.  Elsewhere in the Turkish media, Spurs are said to be keen on 23 year old AS Roma midfielder Cengiz Under.  Tottenham are one of a number of clubs said to be watching Sporting Lisbon's former Liverpool striker Rafael Camacho, 19. 

FA CUP : -  The home Fifth Round FA Cup tie against Norwich City will take place on Wednesday 4th March, kicking off at 19.45.


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CRIMEWATCH  ...  A 17 year old Bournemouth fan has been banned form football grounds for three years and fined 76 pounds for chanting racist abuse at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium on 30th November 2019.  The Cherries have banned him form their ground for life.  ...   ...   

Wednesday 05.02.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham beat Southampton 3-2 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the FA Cup Fourth round replay tonight.  Spurs will now be at home to Norwich City in the next round.  For a match report click here.

TRANSFER : -  Luis Binks, the Spurs Development Squad central defender looks as though he has left the club to join Montreal Impact in the MLS.


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Tuesday 04.02.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Steven Bergwijn cannot play in the FA Cup replay against South Coast Big Club, as he was not registered to play in the original tie.  Harry Kane (hamstring), Ben Davies (ankle) and Moussa Sissoko (knee) are all missing, with Dele Alli's ankle injury being assessed to see if he is able to take any part of the match.
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RUMOURS : -   Spurs were the Premier League club who came closest to signing Juventus midfielder Emre Can in the January transfer window, it has been revealed.  West Bromwich Albion's right back Nathan Ferguson is said to be a GBP4 million transfer target for Tottenham in the summer, with his contract up and a small compensation fee for youth training likely.


OTHER NEWS ... Stuart McCall has been appointed as manager of Bradford City for the umpteenth time  ...   ...   


MEHSTG's no-spin story ...  Former Arsenal player Paul Merson has labelled the Tottenham win as "lucky" and "papering over the cracks".  How many years haveLucky  Arsenal been "lucky" ?  And a 0-0 draw with Burnley doesn't really paper over anything does it ? ... 

Monday 03.02.20
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RUMOURS : -   It is reported that a late bid for Southend United striker Charlie Kelman failed with the Shrimpers hoping to keep hold of the 18 year old, with Sunderland also interested.   Development squad defender Jon Dinzeyi has joined Queens Park Rangers on trial.   

UNDER-23s : -  Malachi Fagan-Walcott scored Tottenham's only goal in a 1-2 defeat by Brighton & Hove Albion at Stevenage FC tonight in the Premier League 2.


OTHER NEWS ...  Bradford City sacked their manager Gary Bowyer today  ...   ...   

CRIMEWATCH ...  A Brighton & Hove Albion fan has been jailed for eight weeks after admitting to being guilty of racist abuse in the Spurs game at the Amex Stadium in October 2019  ...   ...   

Sunday 02.02.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   Tottenham beat Manchester City 2-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium tonight.  For a match report click here.


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Saturday 01.02.20
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FIRST TEAM : -   MANCHESTER CITY TEAM NEWS : -  Benjamin Mendy (match fitness) is unlikely to play against Spurs, but will be subject to a late fitness test, as will Fernandinho and Aymeric Laporte.  Leroy Sane is regaining his fitness after his long-term injury, but will not be ready to face Tottenham..
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UNDER-18s : -  J'Neil Bennett scored Tottenham Under-18s goal in a 1-1 away draw at Norwich City today.


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