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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 !!

 

Wednesday 13.12.17
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Tuesday 12.12.17
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Toby Alderweireld will be out until February with his hamstring injury and Victor Wanyama is still recovering his match fitness after suffering a knee injury early in the season, but Erik Lamela is back and might start, although Davinson Sanchez will sit the game out as he serves the second game of his three match suspension.
   For a preview of the game with Brighton & Hove Albion tomorrow, click here.
   Tottenham's Under-18s beat Preston North End 5-0 in the Third Round of the FA Youth Cup at Hotspur Way this afternoon.  Goals from Paris Maghoma, Phoenix Patterson and a Rodel Richards hat-trick saw Tottenham through to the next round.


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Monday 11.12.17
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   Tottenham have been drawn against Juventus in the last 16 of the Champions League.  The away leg will be played first on Tuesday 13th February with a kick off of 19.45 UK time (20.45 local time) and the return leg will be at Wembley on Wednesday 7th March with a 19.45 kick off.
   The FA Youth Cup match against Preston North End planned to be played at Stevenage FC tomorrow night has been moved to Hotspur Way with a 14.00 kick off because of adverse weather conditions.  The match will not be open to the public.
   Tottenham Under-23s Premier League 2 fixture away to West Ham United London at Dagenham & Redbridge FC was postponed because of adverse weather conditions.
   Manchester City and Spurs are said to be watching 18 year old Matteo Guendouzi, who is a midfielder at FC Lorient.  Reports claim that Tottenham could agree a deal with Glasgow Celtic in January for striker Moussa Dembele and loan him back to the club for the rest of this season. 


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Sunday 10.12.17
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   Tottenham and Everton are both watching Augsburg defender Philipp Max, an attacking left back, along with Liverpool and Manchester United and there are reports today that Real Madrid may make a move for Hugo Lloris in the summer.


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Saturday 09.12.17
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   Tottenham beat Stoke City 5-1 at Wembley this afternoon.  Click here for a match report.
   The Spurs Under-18s drew 4-4 with Chelsea at Hotspur Way this morning in the Premier League Academy League with the goals scored by Reo Griffiths (2 - one penalty), TJ Eyoma and an own goal.


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Friday 08.12.17
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS: -  Toby Alderweireld will not be out for 14 weeks, the rumour of which arose from a comment that IF he had another injury in his recovery, it meant he might be out that long.  He will miss this match, as will Victor Wanyama, who has almost recovered from his knee injury.  Danny Rose's head cut will be looked at ahead of the match, but it looks as though he is likely to be up for consideration.
   For a preview of tomorrow's game with Stoke City, click here.
   Napoli are reported to be interested in signing Vincent Janssen, while Tottenham will vie with Torino to try and sign Dutch winger Steven Bergwijn of PSV Eindhoven.  The 20 year old was subject to a GB P9 million bid by Torino in the summer, so would go for a bit more than that in January.  Both former Spurs players at Real Madrid - Gareth Bale and Luka Modric - have been linked with a return to the club in the news today, how costly and how likely that will be remains to be seen. 


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Thursday 07.12.17
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   Tottenham's home FA Cup Third Round tie against AFC Wimbledon will take place on Sunday 7th January with a 15.00 kick off.


   OTHER NEWS ... Nigel Adkins has been appointed as the new manager of Hull City ... 

Wednesday 06.12.17
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   Tottenham beat APOEL 3-0 at Wembley in the Champions League tonight.  For a match report, click here.
   The Under-19s beat APOEL 4-1 at Hotspur Way in the UEFA Youth Cup.  The Tottenham scorers were Reo Griffiths, Marcus Edwards, Japhet Tanganga and Rodel Richards.


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Tuesday 05.12.17
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Erik Lamela is not eligible for the competition, having been omitted from the named Champions League squad, so there may be chances for Luke Amos and Kazaiah Sterling to feature, as Mauricio Pochettino said they will be in the squad for the match, as he takes the opportunity to rest Harry Kane, Eric Dier, Hugo Lloris, Kieran Trippier and Christian Eriksen.  Injuries to Toby Alderweireld's hamstring and Victor Wanyama's knee keep them out of the game.
   For a preview of the Champions League match against APOEL at Wembley, click here.


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Monday 04.12.17
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   Tottenham have been drawn at home to AFC Wimbledon in the Third Round of the FA Cup, with the tie to be played over the weekend of 6-7 January 2017.
   Tottenham have been linked to Trabzonspor attacking midfielder Yusuf Yazici, 20, while they are also watching Dani Ceballos' situation at Real Madrid as the 21 year old midfielder is said to be unhappy at the amount of game time he is getting.  The club are also rumoured to be watching Geffrey Kondogbia, the French midfielder who is on loan to Valencia from Internazionale
   Harry Kane was voted Football Supporters' Federation Men's Player of the Year for 2017 at the FSF awards tonight.


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Sunday 03.12.17
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   The Daily Star Sunday report that Spurs will sell Danny Rose to Manchester United but only if they receive GBP45 million for him, but rumours in today's papers claim Everton might also want him. 


   OTHER NEWS ... Leonid Slutsky has left as manager of Hull City by mutual consent ... 


   MEHSTG's spin story ... Alan Shearer told the Match of the Day audience that Tottenham have to turn up against the smaller teams.  Only recently he was bemoaning that Spurs don't do well against the Top six.  So I suppose we are OK against those teams in the middle of the table ... unless She-Ra tells us so.

Saturday 02.12.17
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   Tottenham drew 1-1 with Watford at Vicarage Road this afternoon.  Click here for a match report.
   The Under-18s beat Aston Villa 4-1 at Hotspur Way in the Premier League Cup this morning thanks to a hat-trick from Rodel Richards and a goal from J'neill Lloyd-Bennett.


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Friday 01.12.17
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   Today's Spurs speculation surrounds Scottish defender Andrew Robertson, who has been sidelined after a summer move to Liverpool and persistent rumours link Tottenham to a move for West Ham United London's midfielder Manuel Lanzini.  Spurs may have to sell Toby Alderweireld according to the Daily Mail as the club refuse to break the pay stricture to meet his reported demands.  The Spanish press meanwhile reckon Tottenham will be signing Atletico Madrid striker Kevin Gameiro in January. 
   Former Charlton athletic and Derby County defender Chris Powell has joined the Spurs scouting network on an ad-hoc basis.
   Brazil's national side will use Hotspur Way as their training base ahead of the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia next summer.


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