Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

Tim Sherwood delighted as Tottenham keep up the pressure on Liverpool

Emmanuel Adebayor celebrates scoring the opener against Newcastle. Photo: AFP

Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood, for once, praised his team’s start to a game after Emmanuel Adebayor struck twice in a 4-0 romp at Newcastle United on Wednesday.

Thursday, 13 February, 2014, 10:38am

Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur in battle as Premier League trip nears its end

Wigan Athletic forward Callum McManaman drinks champagne from the FA Cup. Photo: Xinhua

Double-decker buses are the quintessential vehicle of choice for any self-respecting EPL club. They ferry the successful and the doomed to their respective destinations, and parade cup and title holders around streets filled with cheering fans. How would English football function without these workhorses?

18 May 2013 - 3:15am

Punters ready as Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham chase final two Champions League places

Photo: Reuters

The curtain comes down on the English Premier League season tomorrow night with almost all of the issues already decided. Manchester United, Chelsea, Swansea and Wigan have picked up major silverware, while Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham have not. Wigan, Reading and QPR are relegated, and most of the other teams are simply relieved still to be there.

18 May 2013 - 3:15am

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December promises to be a pivotal month in the English Premier League title race, starting with this weekend's double header between last season's top four - Tottenham v Chelsea tomorrow and Manchester United v Arsenal on Monday night. With those games to come, tonight's action seems to belong in a different league.

11 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

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This is shaping up as a make-or-break weekend in the two big battles at the upper end of the English Premier League as four of the top five go head-to-head in what could turn out to be the defining clashes of the season.

17 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

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The north London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham is rarely dull or insignificant and this season's second instalment promises to be as hard-fought as ever, even though both teams are far below the overall standards they expected to reach this season.

7 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

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These are strange times in football. Jose Mourinho parts company with Chelsea after delivering success without the style craved by the club's owner, just as Fabio Capello was ousted at Real Madrid at the end of last season despite winning La Liga.

22 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Predict the winners and win prizes

A sports bag and a mouse pad are the prizes up for grabs every week in the English Premier League prediction competition.

To be a winner, send in your forecasts for this weekend's matches before kick-off tomorrow to:

1 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Argentine defender Mauricio Taricco's transfer completed

Argentine defender Mauricio Taricco's GBP1.75 million transfer from Ipswich Town to English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur has been completed.

The move had been on hold for a month after the player injured his ankle in his last match for Ipswich. He becomes George Graham's first signing for Spurs.

4 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Ferdinand sees the coming of Graham as gateway to England recall

TIME flies in domestic football. In the room where they do the theory at Tottenham Hotspur's training ground, a lecture-board still carries a page detailing the Leeds United players in formation, sketched out ahead of Spurs' last home game, four weekends and many managers ago.

23 Oct 1998 - 12:00am


CRISIS club Tottenham are set to break the Bank of England to land Leeds' supremo George Graham as their new manager.

If any convincing was needed, Spurs' chairman Alan Sugar was reassured that Graham was the preferred candidate for the White Hart Lane hotseat when Leeds topped the Premier League briefly in midweek after their 3-0 win over Southampton.

11 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

United have decisive edge to blunt Spurs

NO clubs have had more success in the history of the FA Cup than Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur who clash in the third round at Old Trafford on Sunday.

When United beat Liverpool to win the Cup for the ninth time last May, they broke the record for the number of victories that Tottenham set by winning the Cup for the eighth time in 1991.

3 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Tackling Gascoigne the gold mine

Ha'Way The Lad: The Authorised Biography of Paul Gascoigne by Mel Stein Partridge Press $255 REMEMBER Paul Gascoigne? He's charming, sensationally skilful, zany, crazy and sometimes as daft as a brush, depending on whom you listen to.

Throw a bunch of adjectives, metaphors and similes into the air and no matter which one drops into your hand, it will describe Gazza.

8 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

FA Cup win for Everton

EVERTON beat holders Manchester United 1-0 yesterday to win English soccer's FA Cup for the fifth time.

The only goal of a tense, exciting match came after 30 minutes when Paul Rideout headed home after a shot from Graham Stuart rebounded from the crossbar.

21 May 1995 - 12:00am

Tottenham confirm HK summer date

GLAMOUR side Tottenham Hotspur will play at the Hong Kong Stadium next summer - FA Cup final or not.

The London side confirmed they will visit the territory in May - or later - to quell local fears that they would abandon the trip after being allowed back into the FA Cup and having the deduction of six Premier League points quashed.

11 Dec 1994 - 12:00am