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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 21.08.17
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Sunday 20.08.17
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   Tottenham lost 1-2 at home to Chelsea at Wembley today.  A match report will follow.
   Spurs have reportedly asked Crewe Alexandra to name their price for teenage striker George Nunn.  Chelsea are making a bid for Toby Alderweireld, Celtic left back Kieran Tierney is a target for Spurs this summer and are keen on signing 18 year old Fenerbahce defensive midfielder Oguz Kagan Guctekin, who also interests Manchester City and Arsenal.


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Saturday 19.08.17
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   Spurs are reportedly close to making their second signing of the summer with Southampton goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga joining as third choice keeper.
   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  There is a possibility Kieran Trippier will be fit to play, while Erik Lamela (hip), GK Nkoudou (foot) and Danny Rose (knee) are still out injured.
   CHELSEA  TEAM NEWS : -  Eden Hazard and Pedro (both ankle) are injured, while Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas are both suspended.
  For a preview of the game at Wembley tomorrow, click here.


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Friday 18.08.17
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   Tottenham have agreed terms with Ajax to sign 21 year old Colombian defender Davinson Sanchez for a fee of 28 million pounds, which could rise to a club record 42 million.  The deal is subject to a medical and gaining a work permit.
   Spurs are reported to be ready to increase their offer to Estudiantes to 9 million pounds to sign Juan Foyth, the 19 year old central defender, who looked on his way to Paris Saint Germain.


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Thursday 17.08.17
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   Harry Kane is a nominee for Best FIFA Men's Player 2017, while Mauricio Pochettino has been included in the list for FIFA Men's Coach award.
   Tottenham have been linked with a move for Barcelona midfielder Dennis Suarez, 23, who was wanted by Napoli, while West Bromwich Albion want to buy 20 million pound rated Kevin Wimmer.


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Wednesday 16.08.17
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   The same old transfer rumours are doing the rounds today, so there is little new to be news, but the Spurs transfer moves are all still in the pipeline.
   Former Spurs midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson has joined Everton from Swansea City for 45 million pounds, handing Spurs a 4.5 million windfall through a sell-on clause that pays out 10% to Tottenham.


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Tuesday 15.08.17
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   Tottenham's Under-21s lost 2-4 on penalties at Luton Town tonight after an own goal by goalkeeper James Shea and a Ryan Loft strike had earned them a 2-2 draw in the EFL Trophy group match.
   Today's transfer talk includes a Daily Express story that reckons Chelsea will bid for Danny Rose after the game against Spurs on Sunday, but why wait ?  Rose won't take part, as he is still recovering from injury.  Also injured, for a few weeks, is Spurs transfer target Ross Barkley.  Tottenham look to be set to invest heavily in defence, with the Daily Star saying the club are set to buy Paris St. Germain full back Serge Aurier, Ajax's Davinson Sanchez and Fulham's 17 year old defender Ryan Sessignon, but a 25 million pound bid for the Cottagers' youngster has said to have been rejected in the Mirror, who say that a deal for Ryan's twin, Steven Sessignon, would also be on the cards.  L'Equipe in France say the terms on the Aurier deal are agreed, while the Mirror reports Spurs are hopeful of completing the Sanchez transfer for an initial 27 million pounds.  Celta Vigo midfielder Papa Cheikh Diop is said to be close to a 10 million Euros move to Tottenham too.  Vincent Janssen is a target for Stoke City and Marseille, while Crystal Palace have joined the clubs interested in Kevin Wimmer
   Former Spurs midfielder Paulinho has joined Barcelona from his Chinese club.


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Monday 14.08.17
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   Nothing new on the transfer front, with Spurs in negotiations with a number of clubs to secure new signings before the transfer window closes.


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Sunday 13.08.17
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   Tottenham beat Newcastle United 2-0 at St. James' Park this afternoon.  Click here for a match report.
   Spurs are set to make a formal offer for Ross Barkley according to the Sunday Telegraph, while the Sunday People reckon Gylfi Sigurdsson will join Everton and Nacer Chadli will move to Swansea to replace him before Spurs make the move for the Toffees' midfielder.


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Saturday 12.08.17
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   NEWCASTLE UNITED TEAM NEWS : -  Former Spurs defender DeAndre Yedlin will miss the game with a hamstring injury.
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   The Independent links Barcelona with a move for Christian Eriksen after it is claimed that Liverpool will not sell transfer request midfielder Philippe Coutinho, but Eriksen is one of a number of players rumoured to be wanted to replace Neymar at Camp Nou.  Tottenham are said to have made a bid for Manchester United striker Anthony Martial in some reports.
   Tottenham's Under-18s beat Norwich City 4-0 at Hotspur Way thanks to goal from Phoenix Patterson, Jamie Bowden, Reo Griffiths and Dilan Markanday.


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Friday 11.08.17
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   The latest batch of televised games have been selected and Tottenham's games have been changed as follows : -
Liverpool (home) will kick off at 16.00 on Sunday 22nd October (Sky Sports).
Manchester United (away) will kick off at 12.30 on Saturday 28th October (Sky Sports).
   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Danny Rose (knee), Erik Lamela (hip), Kieran Trippier (ankle) and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou (foot) all miss out on the season's opener at Newcastle United on Sunday.
   Spurs Under-23s lost 1-2 at Sunderland in the Premier League 2 this evening despite going ahead through a Kazaiah Sterling goal.
   Tottenham are reportedly close to signing Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez and are in talks to sign midfielder Papa Cheikh Diop from Celta Vigo.


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Thursday 10.08.17
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   With Danny Rose's inflammatory comments in the Sun article today, Spurs are looking to Ajax's Colombian defender Davinson Sanchez as an incoming player, but Rose might have to look him up on Google, while the club are said to have rejected a 22 million Euro bid from Southampton for Kevin Wimmer


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Wednesday 09.08.17
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   Transfer deadline day is creeping up and the stories keep on being generated, with Chelsea and Manchester United's interest in Danny Rose hitting the headlines, while Spurs are heavily linked to a move for SS Lazio's winger Keita Balde..


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Tuesday 08.08.17
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   Spurs have been linked with a move for 18 year old Olympiakos centre-half Panagiotis Retsos, with Arsenal and Beyer Leverkusen interested and the price possibly being pushed up to 14.5 millions pounds.  Allegedly, Marseille are keen on signing Vincent Janssen.


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Monday 07.08.17
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   Spurs are being encourage din the media to make a move for Paris Saint Germain winger Angel di Maria, while the Joao Cancelo rumour is picking up as Kieran Tripper will definitely miss the Newcastle game apparently and may be out longer.  Also, Manchester United and Internazionale are going to be knocking on Tottenham's door wanting to buy Danny Rose ... or so it is said on the internet.


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Sunday 06.08.17
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   The Sunday Express claim Barcelona re poised to make a move for Dele Alli, while the Eric Dier to Bayern Munich story is printed in the Sun on Sunday.  Spurs, Manchester United and Everton are chasing Bolton Wanderers' 17 year old goalkeeper Jake Turner.  Valencia right back Joao Cancelo is on the club's wish list now Kieran Trippier is injured. 


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Saturday 05.08.17
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   Tottenham beat Juventus 2-0 at Wembley in a friendly this evening.  For a match report click here.
   Spurs still hold out some hope of signing Argentine defender Juan Foyth after his move to Paris Saint Germain has faltered.  Meanwhile Barcelona seem to want spend some of the money they received for Neymar on Dele Alli and Bayern Munich are planning a GBP50 million bid for Eric Dier.


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Friday 04.08.17
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   Midfielder Josh Onomah has signed a new contract that will run until 2021 and he has joined Aston Villa on loan for the coming season.
   Tottenham are allegedly interested in Internazionale's 26 year old French midfielder Geofrrey Kondogbia, while they ar estrongly linked with a move for Schalke 04'2 midfielder Max Meyer.
   The Under-23 side will participate in the International Cup and have been put in a group with West Ham United London, Benfica and Villarreal.
   Former Spurs striker Robbie Keane has joined Atletico de Kolkata in the Indian Premier League.


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Thursday 03.08.17
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   Southampton reserve keeper Paulo Gazzaniga is heavily linked with a move to Spurs today, with a GBP2 million fee reported, while the Daily Mirror reckon Tottenham have an interest in signing 22 year old Genoa striker Giovanni SImone, son of Atletico Madrid manager Diego and will be pushing hard to sign Max Meyer, the 21 year old Schalke 04 midfielder.  Diego Laxalt, a 24 year old Uruguayan winger with Genoa, is also said to be another transfer target for Spurs.


   OTHER NEWS ... Neymar moved from Barcelona to Paris Saint Germain for a wrold record fee of GBP200 million ... 

Wednesday 02.08.17
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   Nothing new on the media front in terms of transfers other than Alvaro Morata preferred to join Chelsea, as he couldn't compete with Harry Kane at Tottenham.  Oh ... and probably because he could take shedloads of cash off them too.


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Tuesday 01.08.17
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   Spurs are said to be back in the pursuit of Paris Saint Germain's 22 year old midfielder Adrien Rabiot, while Sporting Lisbon midfielder Adrein Silva is said to be waiting on Spurs to make a move for him.
   Former Spurs development squad full back Jack Barthram has joined Barrow after being released by Cheltenham Town.
   Anton Walkes will extend his stay with Atlanta United in the US until the end of the MLS season.


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Monday 31.07.17
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   Spurs have been linked with an interest in Leicester City winger Demarai Gray, along with Everton and Borussia Dortmund, while Tottenham are also reported in the Daily Mail to be watching Bayer Leverkusen defender Benjamin Henrichs.
   Former Under-18 keeper Tom McDermott has signed for Derry City.


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Sunday 30.07.17
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   Tottenham won the Ploufragan European Under-21 Tournament in France today, drawing 2-2 with Standard Liege in the final, thanks to goals from Shayon Harrison and Shilow Tracey, before Jonathan Di Bie saved the Belgian side's fifth penalty, to give Spurs a 5-4 penalty shoot out win, having scored all five of our spot-kicks.
   Internazionale, Arsenal and Spurs are chasing Caen striker Yann Karamoh, with the 19 year old priced at GBP9 million according to the Sunday Express, while Spurs are reported to have made an official approach to Leicester City for their Algerian midfielder Riyad Mahrez.


   OTHER NEWS ... Two fans died in a crush at a match in Johannesburg when fans were let into the ground when fans outside tried to gain entry ... 


   MEHSTG's no-spin story ... The rules of the Emirates Cup handed Arsenal the trophy even though Sevilla won both their games, but Arsenal lost to the Spanish side after beating Benfica.  Add it to the trophy list Arsene.

Saturday 29.07.17
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   Tottenham lost 0-3 to Manchester City in a friendly in Nashville today.  For a match report, click here.
   18 year old midfielder Marcus Edwards has signed a new contract with the club that will run until 2020.
   Shayon Harrison scored in consecutive games in the Ploufragan European Under-21 Tournament in France, seeing off EA Guingamp 1-0 and winning 2-0 against FC Lorient, aided by a Ryan Loft goal.  Tottenham have qualified for the final, where they will play Standard Liege tomorrow.


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Friday 28.07.17
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   Spurs are weirdly linked with a move for Everton's England international centre-half Phil Jagielka, with the 34 year old not the typical Spurs signing.  Arsenal and Spurs are both supposedly in for 24 year old Barcelona midfielder Rafinha, although he might be used as part of a deal to take Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool by the Catalan club.
   Shayon Harrison continued his good pre-season scoring form with a penalty that gave the Spurs Development team a 1-0 win over Paris Saint Germain in the Ploufragan European Under-21 Tournament in France today.
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Thursday 27.07.17
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   Today, the transfer stories surround Tottenham's alleged interest in Benfica midfielder Ljobomir Fejsa, a 28 year old Serbian.  The sun reckon Spurs are still hopeful of signing Estudiantes' young central defender Juan Foyth, despite Paris Saint Germain outbidding them for the player.  In the Italian press, Spurs are linked with a move for 22 year old Torino right back Antonio Barreca, who also interests AS Roma and AS Monaco.  Another youngster being linked with the club is Pape Chiekh Diop of Celta Vigo and it is thought Tottenham are keen to bring in the Senegal born, but Spanish Under-19 international.


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Wednesday 26.07.17
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   Tottenham lost 2-3 to AS Roma in New York in the early hours of this morning.  A match report will follow.
   Rumours have been circulating faster after Ronald Koeman confirmed that Ross Barkley will be leaving Everton this summer, while Spurs are still interested in PSG full back Serge Aurier and Hoffenheim defender Jeremy Toljan.
   Former Spurs striker Shaquile Coulthirst has left Peterborough United to join Barnet.


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Tuesday 25.07.17
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   Tom Glover, the Under-21 goalkeeper, has moved on loan to Central Coast Mariners of the A-League, giving him some first team experience until the end of the season down under (it runs October to April) and giving him the opportunity to return home for a short time.
   Spurs' links to transfer targets get younger and younger.  A Turkish 16 year old attacking midfielder named Serkan Bakan has scored twice in four games for relegated Gaziantepspor and Spurs and Manchester United are chasing his signature, as well as a number of German clubs.  Bayern Munich and Liverpool might vie with Spurs to sign Jeremy Toljan from Hoffenhem, as the right back is available for just GBP3.1 million.  Internazionale's Brazilian striker Gabriel Barbosa is one who Spurs, along with six other Premier League clubs, are looking at, while


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Monday 24.07.17
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   Tottenham are allegedly not interested in Internazionale's derisory GBP13.5 million offer for Erik Lamela, but reports indicate that GBP16 million might seal the deal.  Meanwhile, West Bromwich Albion's proposed move for Moussa Sissoko has sparked Turkish club Trabsonspor are said to be interested in signing him on loan.  30  year old former Italian international winger Antonio Candreva is rumoured to be interesting Spurs, but he hardly fits the profile for the typical signing for the club.  It is also alleged in a number of reports that Spurs are in talks with Real Madrid about the signing of Mateo Kovacic and that Hoffenheim defender Jeremy Toljan is close to signing for Tottenham.


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Sunday 23.07.17
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   Tottenham beat Paris Saint Germain 4-2 this morning in Orlando in the International Champions Cup.  A match report will follow
   Today's Tottenham top transfer target appears to be Hoffenheim right back Jeremy Toljan, with the 22 year old also linked to Napoli and Chelsea.  West Bromwich Albion are the latest club to express an interest in buying Moussa Sissoko.  A central defensive target is named as Dinamo Zagreb centre-back Filip Benkovic in some reports, with the Croatian Under-21 international rated at GBP13.5 million.


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Saturday 22.07.17
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   Today it is reported that Manchester United have made a GBP40 million offer for Eric Dier, which seems to be getting further away from the price Spurs might consider.  Meanwhile, Tottenham are said to have started negotiations with GBP25 million rated Paris St. Germain right back Serge Aurier, jumping ahead of Manchester United, who are also interested. 
   Former Spurs defender Kevin Stewart has left Liverpool to join Hull city for GBP8 million.


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Friday 21.07.17
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   A bid for Leicester City's Algerian international Riyad Mahrez has been rejected by the relegation haunted club, while Spurs are tracking Manchester City youngster Jadon Sancho, who is stalling over a new deal at the Etihad Stadium.  Everton want to take Moussa Sissoko on loan for the coming season, but Spurs are only looking for a permanent deal for the former Newcastle United player to leave the club.
   A Spurs XI beat Cambridge United 3-2 in Josh Colson's Testimonial at the Abbey Stadium, with the goals coming from Shayon Harrison's hat-trick.


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Thursday 20.07.17
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   Spurs are reported to have asked Leicester City about the availability of GBP50 million rated winger Riyad Mahrez, but have withdrawn from the chase for Argentine defender Juan Foyth after Paris St. Germain pushed the price up.


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Wednesday 19.07.17
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   The Development Squad's participation in the Checkatrade Trophy will see them play the following fixtures now the dates have been set.  ALl games will be played away.
Luton Town   15th August 2017 - kick off 19.45
AFC Wimbledon   3rd October 2017 - kick off 19.45
Barnet   28th November 2017 - kick off 20.00
   Reports today claim Paris St. Germain have come in with a late bid to sign Estudiantes defender Juan Foyth and a bid of GBP19.5 million for AC Milan winger Suso has been supposedly been knocked back.   Ross Barkley wants GBP150,000 a week and his club Everton want GBP50 million for the midfielder, while Tottenham have bid just GBP15 million so far.  17 year old defender Lewis Gibson of Newcastle United is a target for Spurs, Everton and Southampton and the Borussia Dortmund midfielder Christian Pusilic is another target for Tottenham, with the wages the 18 year old will demand being a problem in signing him.
   Former Spurs Development Squad winger Cristian Ceballos has left Charlton to join Sint Truiden on a free transfer.
   Former Spurs loanee Frazier Campbell has joined Hull City on a free transfer.


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Tuesday 18.07.17
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   Kieran Trippier has extended his contract until 2022 and Mauricio Pochettino showed off his new pose for contract signing photographs !
   Again, there are conflicting stories in the media today about Tottenham's transfer targets, with Ross Barkley's fee agreed in some sources, while other say Spurs have lost interest in him and Ricardo Pereira, the FC Porto full back.  The club are being linked with Patrik Schick of Sampdoria after his transfer to Juventus hit a hold-up - possibly over his medical.


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Monday 17.07.17
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   Tottenham are to have to fend off a reported GBP60 million bid from Manchester United for Eric Dier it is claimed in several articles online, while an offer for Mateo Kovacic has been rejected by Real Madrid, with the Croatian midfielder also wanting to stay and fight for his place at the Bernabeu.
   The sons of manager Mauricio Pochettino - Maurizio, former defender Brian Statham - Maxwell and former midfielder Teemu Tainio - Maximus are all included in Tottenham's Academy squad for next season.
   Former Spurs goalkeeper Paul Robinson has retired from playing at the age of 37 following a recurrence of a back problem.


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Sunday 16.07.17
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   Tottenham have made striker Clinton N'Jie's loan move to Marseille permanent for an undisclosed fee.
   Spurs are reportedly interested in signing 23 year old Valencia defender Joao Cancelo, but Juventus are also interested and Tottenham are said to want to complete the signing of midfielder Ross Barkley from Everton for GBP30 million before they leave for their US pre-season tour.


   OTHER NEWS ... Eight people died when a wall collapsed in a stadium hosting the Senegal League Cup final ... 

Sunday 16.07.17
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   OTHER NEWS ... Eight people died after a wall collapsed at a ground hosting the Senegal League Cup final ... 

Saturday 15.07.17
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   Marcus Edwards was an 84th minute substitute in England Under-19s 2-1 win over Portugal in the Under-19 European Championship final in Tbilisi tonight.
   Federico Fazio has joined AS Roma on a permanent basis for a reported GBP 2.8 million.
   A Spurs XI lost 1-3 away at Ebbsfleet United this afternoon in Paul McCarthy's Memorial match.  Shayon Harrison scored Tottenham's goal.
   Nothing new on the transfer front, but contradictory stories about talks with Juan Foyth and Ricardo Pereira, with some reports saying it's all off and others reporting it's all on !!  One story that seems to be being repeated is that Tottenham might make an offer for GBP26 million rated Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho should Eric Dier make a GBP75 million move to Manchester United.  Where do you start picking out what's wrong with that sentence ?
   Former Spurs midfielder Tom Huddlestone has left Hull City to join Derby County in a GBP2 million deal.


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Friday 14.07.17
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   Kyle Walker joined Manchester City today for a world record fee for a defender of GBP50 million plus conditional payments, which could raise the fee to GBP54 million.  Walker also becomes the most costly English player.
   Spurs are reported as having made a GBP17.5 million offer for AC Milan winger Suso, are reported to be set to sign OSC Nice winger Vincent Marcel and are keen on Ricardo Pereira of FC Porto, but have only offered GBP15 million as their first offer for the GBP22 million rated right back.  The club turned down Manchester City's offer for Danny Rose when they were negotiating the fee for Kyle Walker.
   Former Spurs striker Teddy Sheringham has been appointed as Head Coach of Atletico de Kolkata of the Indian Super League.


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Thursday 13.07.17
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   Today Spurs having been put in the frame in the chase for Bayer Leverkusen defender Benjamin Henrichs, while another young German - Under-21 international Jeremy Toljan of Hoffenheim.  Luckily Olympique Lyonnais have said no to Tottenham's (frankly unbelievable) approach for former Manchester United right back Rafael.  FC Porto defender Ricardo Pereira is allegedly the subject of a GBP22 million offer from Spurs and the deal may be a go-er.


   OTHER NEWS ... Young Ajax player Abdelhak Nouri suffered irreparable brain damage after collapsing on the pitch on Saturday during a friendly against Werder Bremen in Austria ... 

Wednesday 12.07.17
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   The Development Squad beat Leyton Orient 4-0 at Hotspur Way today in a behind closed doors friendly.  The win was achieved with goals from Kyle Walker-Peters, Georges-Kevin Nkoudou, Jaden Brown and Will Miller.
   Spurs are linked with a double player swap plus cash in exchange for Kyle Walker, with Manchester City striker Kelechi Ihenacho and 17 year old winger Jadon Sacho wanted as part of any deal that would see the England right back head to the Etihad.  One old link that has been resurrected after he played against us last season is that of Gent's Nigerian winger Moses Simon, who Liverpool, Brighton & Hove Albion and West Bromwich Albion are also keen on the GBP13 million rated 22 year old.  .
   Luke McGee has joined Portsmouth on a three year deal for an undisclosed fee.
   England Under-19s beat the Czech Republic in the European Championship semi final in Tbilisi 1-0 today.  Marcus Edwards came off the bench in the 69th minute and created the winning goal in the third minute of added time.
   Tottenham's Under-21s will play at AFC Wimbledon, Luton Town and Barnet in the EFL Trophy - South Group F in the coming season.


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Tuesday 11.07.17
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   Some reports on the Internet claim that Clinton N'Jie has completed a permanent move to Marseille for around GBP6 million.
   Tottenham are reported to have looked at nipping in ahead of Leicester City to sign Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho at a price of about GBP25 million, although he may be used in a deal for Manchester City to sign Kyle Walker, as they currently have no right backs at the club, with Dani Alves opting to joining Paris St. Germain, leaving Spurs in a strong bargaining position.  Other rumours include the president of Estudiantes coming to London to discuss the deal to bring Juan Poyth to Spurs, while Marseille might be willing to take another player seemingly surplus to requirements in Moussa Sissoko, who either goes on loan or on a permanent deal depending on which source you read.  Allegedly, Eric Dier favours a move to Manchester United and Tottenham favour GBP60 million for his favours.  Kevin Wimmer wants out with West Bromwich Albion or Southampton possible destinations, while Spurs want Kamil Glik, the Polish 29 year old AS Monaco central defender in.  Portsmouth are considering a bid to take goalkeeper Luke McGee to Fratton Park on a permanent basis.
   The club have let the contract for digital IT in the new stadium to Hewlett Packard Enterprise.


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Monday 10.07.17
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   Tottenham are being linked with an interest in signing central defender Ezequiel Garay, who is about to have talks with Valencia about his future, with Manchester United and Everton monitoring the situation too.  Manchester United are to return to Spurs with a GBP60 million offer for Eric Dier.  What part of "No" didn't they understand ?
   Erik Lamela returned to Spurs for pre-season training, although it is not expected that he will be ready to be available at the start of the season.


   OTHER NEWS ... Steve Davis (the former Crewe Alexandra manager ... not the snooker player) has been appointed as the new manager of Leyton Orient ... 

Sunday 09.07.17
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   Press reports claim that an investment company that manages funds for, among others, Mark Zuckerberg the Facebook owner, is thinking of making a GBP1 billion bid for the club.
   Spurs might make a move for Juventus right back Dani Alves if Kyle Walker leaves, while Luke McGee may be on his way to Portsmouth on loan, if the club can bring in an experienced number three as back up for Hugo Lloris and Michel Vorm.


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Saturday 08.07.17
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   19 year old Estudiantes central defender Juan Foyth has claimed his agent is in talks with Tottenham about bringing him to England, while other reports link Spurs with Leicester City winger Demarai Gray and Middlesbrough central defender Ben Gibson.  Manchester United appear very keen to sign Eric Dier, but contrary to yesterday's rumours about the England midfielder, Spurs have allegedly said he is not for sale at any price.
   Former Spurs youth team defender William Troost Ekong has left Gent to join Bursaspor.
   Former Spurs junior Michael Kightly has joined Southend United on a free transfer from Burnley.


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Friday 07.07.17
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   Development squad defender Connor Ogilvie has signed a new deal with Tottenham until 2019 and has joined Gillingham on a six month loan deal.
   Spurs are reported to be favourites to sign 21 year old Schalke 04 midfielder Max Meyer for GBP17 million, while they have also been linked with a move for Alfie Mawson of Swansea, with Josh Onomah going to the Swans on a one season loan.  Some reports claim Daniel Levy has been having secret talks with Manchester United Chief Executive Ed Woodward about the sale of Eric Dier to the Red Devils, with a price of GBP50 million mentioned.  A replacement might be being lined up, as talks are supposed to have been held with Real Madrid about bringing Mateo Kovacic to Wembley.
   Jimmy Greaves visited the Hotspur Way training ground today along with fellow legends Cliff Jones, Pat Jennings, Alan Gilzean and Ossie Ardiles.
   Former Spurs reserve defender Yuri Berchiche has joined Paris St. Germain from Real Sociedad.


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Thursday 06.07.17
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   The first tranche of games to be televised live have been announced and the following changes to dates and kick off times are as follows : -
Newcastle United (away) has moved to now Sunday 13 August with a 13.30 kick-off (Sky Sports)
Chelsea (home) will be played on Sunday 20 August, kicking off at 16.00 (Sky Sports)
Burnley (home) has moved to Sunday 27 August with a 16.00 kick-off because the Rugby League Cup Final takes place on the scheduled date.
Swansea City (home) will still be on Saturday 16 September, but will now kick-off at 17.30 (BT Sport)
West Ham United (away) stays on Saturday 23 September, but with a 12.30 kick-off (Sky Sports)
Huddersfield Town (away) is still on Saturday 30 September, but with a 12.30 kick-off (Sky Sports)
   Marcus Edwards came off the bench in the 77th minute for England Under-19s and had a hand in the only goal of the game that saw them beat Holland 1-0 in Tbilisi in the European Under-19 Championship finals.
   Spurs are said to be ready to make a GBP16 million move for Yeferson Soteldo of Chilean club Huatchipato, with the winger being a star of the Venezuela Under-19 team that were beaten by England in the U19 World Cup final.
   Former Spurs striker Jonathan Obika has left Swindon Town to join Oxford United on a free transfer.


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Wednesday 05.07.17
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   Spurs are allegedly selling Kevin Wimmer to Southampton for GBP20 million and will be replacing him with Ben Gibson of Middlesbrough and Alfie Mawson of Swansea City, who will cost GBP20 million each, unless you listen to the Sun, who say we will shell out GBP21 million on Manchester United's Chris Smalling.  Tottenham and Liverpool are reported to be chasing former Leicester City striker Andrej Kramaric, who is now playing for Hoffenheim in Germany, while Everton join us and West Ham United London in an interest in signing Sporting Lisbon's Algerian winger Yacine Brahimi.
   A Tottenham XI will visit Ebbsfleet United on Saturday 15th July for Paul McCarthy's testimonial with the game kicking off at 15.00.  Tickets are priced Adults GBP10, concessions GBP8, Juniors GBP5 and Under-12s GBP1, if accompanying a paying adult.  There are no advanced tickets, just payment at the gate on the day
   Former Spurs Development midfielder Yaser Kasim has left Swindon Town to join Northampton Town on a free transfer.


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Tuesday 04.07.17
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   Tottenham announced a friendly at Wembley against Juventus on Saturday 5th August kicking off at 17.30, with tickets starting at GBP25.
   Portuguese media claim Spurs have struck a deal with Sporting Lisbon to sign 28 year old Portugal midfielder Adrien Silva.  Spurs are linked with Everton midfielder Ross Barkley, but don't want to pay GBP50 million for him, while a swap deal involving Kevin Wimmer and Alfie Mawson of Swansea City is rumoured on some websites, as Spurs are also heavily associated with a move for former midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson.  Meanwhile Manchester United and Chelsea are playing Fantasy FOotball wanting Harry Kane and Dele Alli respectively and they will disrespectfully not be getting them.


   OTHER NEWS ... Alex Neil has been given the manager's job at Preston North End ... 

Monday 03.07.17
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   Tottenham are supposed to be interested in GBP35 million rated Sevilla midfielder Steven N'Zonzi, but having seen him in the Premier League for Blackburn Rovers and Stoke City, would it be a lot of money for the sort of player we would be getting ?  Gremio forward Luan is the latest Argentinian to be linked with a move to Spurs.  .
   Marcus Edwards played 83 minutes of England Under-19s 2-0 win over Bulgaria in Georgia today in their first group game in the Under-19 European Championships finals.


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Sunday 02.07.17
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   Tottenham have been quoted GBP20 million by Swansea City if they want to sign their central defender Alfie Mawson, while it is reported that Tottenham have made an offer for Independiente's 18 year old striker Ezequiel Barco.
   Former Spurs defender Zeki Fryers has joined Barnsley form Crystal Palace on a free transfer.
   Former Spurs midfielder Johnnie Jackson has been appointed as a player-coach at Charlton Athletic.


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Saturday 01.07.17
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   Chelsea are linked with a GBP88 million move for Dele Alli, while Spurs are strongly associated with Bournemouth's Norwegian forward Josh King and Beyer Leverkusen striker - Mexico international Javier Hernandez.


   OTHER NEWS ... Pep Clotet has been named as the new manager of Oxford United ... 

 

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