Tottenham Hotspur

Roberto Soldado finally gets back on scoresheet as Tottenham scrape past Cardiff

Roberto Soldado celebrates his goal. Photo: Reuters

Roberto Soldado ended his personal goal-drought and kept Tottenham Hotspur’s fast-fading hopes of a top four place alive with the only goal in a 1-0 victory over relegation-threatened Cardiff City at White Hart Lane.

Monday, 3 March, 2014, 6:05pm

Bale confident he can handle the weight of expectations at Real Madrid

Gareth Bale shows off his skills at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, where 20,000 fans turned up to welcome him to his new team. Photo: AP

Bale's prolonged transfer from Tottenham Hotspur was finally completed on Sunday evening with contrasting reports over whether he had become the most expensive player in the history of the game.

3 Sep 2013 - 1:49am

No Gareth Bale as Spurs suffer Monaco rout

Gareth Bale on a billboard in Times Square. He is expected to make a move to Real Madrid. Photo: AFP

Tottenham got a worrying glimpse of life without Gareth Bale on Saturday when they were crushed 5-2 by Monaco in a pre-season friendly.

Welsh star Bale is widely expected to complete a world record move, valued at around €100 million (HK$1 billion), to Real Madrid in the next few days and the 24-year-old did not travel to Monaco for the game.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Tottenham brace for more Champions League heartache

Arsene Wenger

After appearing secure in the top four when they were seven points clear of Arsenal in March, Villas-Boas' side welcome Sunderland to White Hart Lane knowing even a victory may not be enough to clinch a place in Europe's premier club competition

19 May 2013 - 5:00am

Villas-Boas clings to his top four dream

Cesar Azpilicueta (left) of Chelsea in an aerial duel with Spurs' Gareth Bale during the hard-fought draw at Stamford Bridge. Photo: Xinhua

Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas remains upbeat about his side's chances of Champions League qualification, despite their destiny no longer being in their hands after the 2-2 draw with Chelsea.

10 May 2013 - 5:48am

Chelsea, Spurs go head to head in Champions League battle

Juan Mata

Juan Mata's decisive strike at Manchester United last weekend means Chelsea can all but guarantee Champions League qualification by beating fifth-placed Tottenham Hotspur at home tonight.

8 May 2013 - 5:29am

Wigan boost survival hopes, Gareth Bale helps Spurs to fourth

Wigan's Callum McManaman vies with West Brom defender Liam Ridgewell for the ball. Photo: AFP

Wigan Athletic boosted their hopes of survival with a resilient 3-2 win at West Bromwich Albion, while Gareth Bale fired Tottenham Hotspur up to fourth place in the Premier League with a spectacular late winner against former club Southampton.

5 May 2013 - 4:00am

Wigan draw hits Tottenham's Europe hopes


Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas accepts that qualification for the Champions League is not in his team's hands after a 2-2 draw at Wigan.

29 Apr 2013 - 4:05am

Late turnaround puts another nail in City's coffin

Gareth Bale chips the ball over City goalkeeper Joe Hart for Spurs' third. Photo: Reuters

Tottenham Hotspur plundered three goals in seven minutes to stun defending champions Manchester City 3-1 yesterday and leave Manchester United on the brink of the Premier League title.

22 Apr 2013 - 3:38am

Spurs face Everton test without Bale

Gareth Bale injured during the Europa League quarter-final football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Basel. Photo: AFP

Wales winger Bale, who has scored 22 goals for Andre Villas-Boas' side this season, suffered an ankle injury towards the end of the 2-2 draw against Basel in the Europa League on Thursday.

7 Apr 2013 - 4:18am

Become a legend at Spurs, Jol tells Bale

Martin Jol

Fulham manager Martin Jol was in charge at Spurs when Gareth Bale joined from Southampton and will be reunited with the player when he takes his Fulham side to face Andre Villas-Boas' team in north London tonight.

17 Mar 2013 - 4:44am

Tottenham, Chelsea and Newcastle eye quarter-final berths in Europa League


Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea have their hearts set on higher things than the Europa League next season as both target Champions League qualification via top-four finishes in the English Premier League.

14 Mar 2013 - 4:27am

Sigurdsson has no regrets over Liverpool snub

Gylfi Sigurdsson (left) and teammate Gareth Bale

Unbeaten in 12 league games, including last weekend's victory over Arsenal in the north London derby, Andre Villas-Boas' team are up to third in the Premier League, five points behind second-placed Manchester City, while seventh-placed Liverpool are hoping to make a late surge into the top four.

10 Mar 2013 - 4:35am

Gareth Bale ban a blessing in disguise for Spurs, says Andre Villas-Boas

Spurs' Gareth Bale is all smiles despite earning a suspension in their Europa Cup match against Inter Milan at White Hart Lane. Photo: Reuters

Tottenham Hotspur coach Andre Villas-Boas said Gareth Bale's suspension-incurring booking in the 3-0 win over Inter Milan merely capped a perfect evening for the Premier League side.

9 Mar 2013 - 4:09am

Gareth Bale ready to inflict more pain on Inter Milan

Tottenham Hotspur's Gareth Bale. Photo: EPA

The Welshman rose to global prominence in October 2010 when he scored a stunning second-half hat-trick as Spurs rallied from 4-0 down in a 4-3 loss to Inter at San Siro in the Champions League group phase.

7 Mar 2013 - 3:42am