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Harry Kane's treble took his tally to seven goals in 10 games for Tottenham this season

Kane nets hat-trick while Lamela scores wondergoal as Spurs thrash Asteras Tripolis

Harry Kane scored a hat-trick while Erik Lamela netted a brace, including a wondergoal, as Tottenham thumped Asteras Tripolis 5-1 in the Europa League at White Hart Lane.

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White Hart Lane

Inside Lane: Why Spurs should kick towards Park Lane end in the second half

Tottenham blogger David Lee was pleased to see a change of direction in the last home game against Southampton and believes the Lilywhites should continue to kick towards the Park Lane end in the second half at White Hart Lane.

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Lukas Podolski scores Arsenal's winner against Anderlecht (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Wenger praises match-winner Podolski and reveals his plans for the ‘frustrated’ forward

Arsene Wenger insists he retains full faith in Lukas Podolski after the German forward’s late winner in Arsenal’s 2-1 Champions League victory against Anderlecht.

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Arsenal's Lukas Podolski celebrates with Alexis Sanchez (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Lucky Arsenal celebrate manager’s birthday with dramatic comeback against Anderlecht

Arsene Wenger celebrated his 65th birthday with an enormous slice of good fortune as two late goals saved Arsenal from embarrassment and secured a 2-1 win in Brussels.

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Jan Vertonghen

Spurs boss: Vertonghen has never declared a desire to leave

Mauricio Pochettino insists he is happy with Jan Vertonghen and that the defender is content at Tottenham amid ongoing speculation of a rift and uncertainty about the defender’s future.

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Ben Davies

Davies: Gareth Bale helped convince me to join Spurs

Ben Davies says he consulted his countryman Gareth Bale before signing for Tottenham in the summer.

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Harry Kane celebrates his goal against Besiktas in the Europa League at White Hart Lane

Inside Lane: It’s time to give Kane a chance up front for Spurs

Tottenham blogger Mike Williams believes the in-form 21-year-old Harry Kane deserves to be starting up front ahead of Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado in the Premier League.

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Mauricio Pochettino shows his frustration during Tottenham's 4-1 defeat at Manchester City

Pochettino’s punished for abandoning Tottenham’s defensive stability

Spurs correspondent Ben Pearce reflects on Tottenham’s 4-1 defeat at Manchester City on Saturday.

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Arsenal's Danny Welbeck in action against Hull (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Late Welbeck strike earns Arsenal share of the points against Hull

Danny Welbeck’s last-gasp equaliser rescued Arsenal from their second straight defeat as they shared the points with Hull in a lively 2-2 draw.

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Manchester City's Sergio Aguero scored four times against Tottenham, taking his tally to seven goals in three games against the Lilywhites

Fazio sent off on Premier League debut as Man City hitman Aguero sinks Spurs

Federico Fazio was sent off on his Premier League debut while his countryman Sergio Aguero scored four times as Tottenham went down 4-1 at Manchester City.

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Mauricio Pochettino. Pic: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Spurs boss urges his players to forget thrashings against Man City

Mauricio Pochettino has urged his Tottenham players to forget last season’s thrashings against Manchester City as they prepare to travel to the Etihad Stadium.

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Alex Scott of Arsenal Ladies. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Cup final experience can help Arsenal Ladies against Manchester City, says skipper

Skipper Alex Scott hopes the Gunners’ experience in finals can give them the edge as they defend their Continental Cup crown against Manchester City on Thursday night.

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Left to right: Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino, Pro Touch Soccer Academy director Ash Rahman, Tim Bleakly (MD of Pro Touch sponsors Ocean Outdoor)

Spurs boss is star turn at Islington tournament

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino joined scores of young footballers on Saturday to celebrate the reopening of the five-a-side pitches at Market Road, Islington.

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DeAndre Yedlin (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Defender eyes January Spurs move and reveals he turned down an offer from Roma

USA international DeAndre Yedlin is not ruling out the possibility of moving to Tottenham in January as he waits to receive his Latvian passport.

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Arsenal's Brian Marwood

Author maps out moments that shaped Arsenal’s history

A new book examining Arsenal’s history – out on Thursday – breaks down the club’s history into 14 ‘dramatic’ events.

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Tottenham's Ben Davies (Photo by Pedja Milosavljevic/EuroFootball/Getty Images)

Spurs new boy desperate to impress Pochettino and get more playing time

Tottenham defender Ben Davies is aiming to fight his way into Mauricio Pochettino’s first choice starting line-up.

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Chelsea's Nemanja Matic and Arsenal's Jack Wilshere battle for the ball

Arsenal must make possession count against teams like Chelsea, says Gunners midfielder

Jack Wilshere concedes Arsenal must learn how to press home their advantage if they are to compete with the top teams this season.

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Younes Kaboul

Spurs captain seeks to ‘end all the speculation’ about his injuries and contract

Tottenham captain Younes Kaboul says he wants to “end all the speculation” about his injuries and his contract situation, stating his fitness problems are behind him and that he has a deal that runs until 2016.

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The Ham&High's Wingate & Finchley blogger Simon Swingler

True Blue: A Wingate & Finchley fan’s view of the defeat at Maidstone United

The Ham&High’s Wingate & Finchley blogger Simon Swingler looks back on yesterday’s 3-0 defeat away at Maidstone United in the Ryman League Premier Division.

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Younes Kaboul. Pic: Phil Cole/PA Wire

Spurs captain Kaboul hails defensive improvement and eyes more of the same at Man City

Younes Kaboul believes Tottenham have made an important step up defensively and the captain has challenged his team-mates to show their new-found resilience at Manchester City after the international break.

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Chelsea's Eden Hazard (centre) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game from the penalty spot against Arsenal

First Premier League defeat for Arsenal as Chelsea go five points clear

Goals from Eden Hazard and Diego Costa took Chelsea five points clear at the top as Arsenal suffered their first league defeat of the season.

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Christian Eriksen celebrates his decisive strike against Southampton at White Hart Lane

Eriksen’s strike secures victory for Pochettino over former club Southampton

Mauricio Pochettino overcame his former club Southampton as Christian Eriksen gave Tottenham their first victory in five Premier League games, a 1-0 home win taking them up to sixth place in the Premier League table.

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Harry Kane celebrates his goal against Besiktas at White Hart Lane

Ba nets late penalty as Besiktas grab a draw against Tottenham in Europa League

Demba Ba scored a late penalty to earn Besiktas a 1-1 draw as Tottenham were denied a home win in the Europa League group stage.

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George Armstrong, Arsenal coach

New book brings back fond memories of Arsenal legend

Without the power of social media, a new book on a true Arsenal legend may never have seen the light of day.

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Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring his side's third goal with hat-trick hero Danny Welbeck (left)

Turkey trip will be tougher, warns Arsenal boss after Champions League win

Arsene Wenger believes his Arsenal side will face a sterner test when they meet Galatasaray again at the climax of the Champions League group stage.

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Arsenal's Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring his side's first goal against Galatasaray with Alexis Sanchez (right) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Welbeck hits hat-trick as Arsenal hammer Galatasaray in Champions League

Danny Welbeck grabbed the first hat-trick of his career as Arsenal got their Champions League campaign back on track by thrashing Galatasaray 4-1.

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Nabil Bentaleb, Tottenham Hotspur. Picture: EMPICS Sport

Spurs midfielder Bentaleb’s keen to develop under Pochettino and alongside Stambouli

Nabil Bentaleb is looking forward to improving his game under Mauricio Pochettino and developing his midfield partnership with summer signing Benjamin Stambouli.

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Ryan Mason celebrates his 30-yard strike against Nottingham Forest on Wednesday night

Inside Lane: Will Ryan Mason stay ahead of Nabil Bentaleb at Tottenham?

Tottenham blogger Chris Miller discusses Ryan Mason’s promotion to the first team and where it leaves another academy graduate, Nabil Bentaleb, in Mauricio Pochettino’s pecking order.

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Ryan Mason challenges Arsenal's Mesut Ozil after making his first ever Premier League start in Saturday's north London derby at the Emirates

Mason: I could have left but I wanted to play for Spurs so badly

Tottenham’s Ryan Mason reflects on the journey that led him to his first ever Premier League start in Saturday’s north London derby against Arsenal.

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Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain celebrates scoring the equaliser with team-mate Kieran Gibbs

Arsenal star says Gunners won’t change their style for Chelsea clash

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain insists that Arsenal will not surrender their attacking style when they take on front-runners Chelsea in their next Premier League game.

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Tottenham Hotspur's Nacer Chadli opens the scoring at the Emirates

Arsenal and Spurs share the points in north London derby

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s 74th-minute strike ensured that the spoils were shared as Arsenal came from behind to draw 1-1 in a lively north London derby at Emirates Stadium.

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Arsenal's Tomas Rosicky celebrates scoring the only goal in last season's derby at White Hart Lane

Arsenal v Spurs: Where the north London derby could be won and lost

Arsenal correspondent Ben Kosky and Spurs reporter Ben Pearce give their verdicts on today’s showdown at the Emirates.

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Andros Townsend

Townsend: I’m learning my role in Pochettino’s new system

Andros Townsend is convinced he can be a hit in Mauricio Pochettino’s new system but says he needs time to reach top form and give the head coach what he is looking for.

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Jan Vertonghen

Vertonghen: I’m not signing a new Spurs contract

Jan Vertonghen says he has no plans to sign a new contract at Tottenham and will stick with his current deal – but he insists he is happy at the club.

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Ryan Mason (centre) celebrates his 30-yard equaliser

Ryan Mason’s first Tottenham goal sparks comeback as Spurs overcome Nottingham Forest

Ryan Mason came off the bench to score his first Tottenham goal and spark a crucial comeback as the Lilywhites came from behind to beat Championship leaders Nottingham Forest 3-1 in the Capital One Cup.

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Junior Gunners Screening Event at Emirates Stadium

Chance to join Junior Gunners for Chelsea v Arsenal match

Arsenal fans will be heading across London in their thousands to cheer on their side against Premier League front-runners Chelsea next month.

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Mauricio Pochettino shows his frustration during Sunday's 1-0 home defeat against West Brom at White Hart Lane

Why Tottenham’s latest home defeat underlined familiar tactical issues and gaps in the squad

Spurs correspondent Ben Pearce looks back on Sunday’s 1-0 home defeat against West Brom as the Lilywhites prepare to host Championship leaders Nottingham Forest in the Capital One Cup tonight.

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Vlad Chiriches complicated style of defending is at odds with the simple composure of Lilywhites legend Ledley King. Pic: Phil Cole/PA Wire

Inside Lane: Why Spurs boss Pochettino should make fewer changes between games

Tottenham blogger David Lee feels Tottenham would benefit from having a settled defence and fewer changes to the line-up between matches.

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Etienne Capoue (left) holds off Stephane Sessegnon

Spurs suffer second successive home defeat after shock loss against West Brom

Tottenham suffered their second successive home defeat of the season as West Brom earned a shock 1-0 victory at White Hart Lane thanks to James Morrison’s 75th-minute winner.

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Harry Kane's treble took his tally to seven goals in 10 games for Tottenham this season

Kane nets hat-trick while Lamela scores wondergoal as Spurs thrash Asteras Tripolis

Harry Kane scored a hat-trick while Erik Lamela netted a brace, including a wondergoal, as Tottenham thumped Asteras Tripolis 5-1 in the Europa League at White Hart Lane.

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Lukas Podolski scores Arsenal's winner against Anderlecht (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Wenger praises match-winner Podolski and reveals his plans for the ‘frustrated’ forward

Arsene Wenger insists he retains full faith in Lukas Podolski after the German forward’s late winner in Arsenal’s 2-1 Champions League victory against Anderlecht.

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Harry Kane's treble took his tally to seven goals in 10 games for Tottenham this season

Kane nets hat-trick while Lamela scores wondergoal as Spurs thrash Asteras Tripolis

Harry Kane scored a hat-trick while Erik Lamela netted a brace, including a wondergoal, as Tottenham thumped Asteras Tripolis 5-1 in the Europa League at White Hart Lane.

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Win tickets to see London Lions vs Leeds Force

The London Lions are the only professional basketball team in the capital, based at the state-of-the-art Copper Box Arena in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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