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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Irvine

Spurs v West Brom: Can Tottenham capitalise on Albion’s slow start under Irvine?

Tottenham correspondent Ben Pearce casts his eye over Alan Irvine’s struggling West Bromwich Albion outfit ahead of today’s Premier League clash at White Hart Lane.

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Harry Kane came closest to scoring for Tottenham, hitting the bar early on

Fazio makes his Spurs debut in Europa League stalemate against Partizan Belgrade

Federico Fazio made his Tottenham debut and Benjamin Stambouli got his first start as Spurs began their Europa League group campaign with a goalless draw against Partizan Belgrade in Serbia.

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Younes Kaboul (left) celebrates after scoring the injury-time equaliser as Spurs drew 4-4 against Aston Villa in their 125th anniversary game in October 2007

Inside Lane: Why Kaboul is the right choice as Tottenham’s new club captain

Tottenham blogger David Lee explains why Younes Kaboul is the perfect man to take the armband after Michael Dawson’s departure to Hull.

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Younes Kaboul

Inside Lane: Why Kaboul is a curious choice as Tottenham’s club captain

Tottenham blogger Sarah Bassett questions why Mauricio Pochettino has chosen Younes Kaboul to replace Michael Dawson as Spurs’ new club captain.

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Emmanuel Adebayor

Spurs star reflects on draw at Sunderland and his 100th Tottenham appearance

Emmanuel Adebayor was pleased that Tottenham reversed the slow starts from their defeat against Liverpool and struck early in both halves at Sunderland on Saturday.

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Tottenham's Eric Dier (left) and Sunderland's Connor Wickham battle for the ball. Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Tottenham’s dominance counts for nothing as they lose the lead twice at Sunderland

A dominant Tottenham side threw away the lead twice as they were held to a 2-2 draw away at Sunderland.

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Mauricio Pochettino

New Tottenham captain to be announced on Monday

Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham’s new club captain will be announced on Monday.

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White Hart Lane, home of Tottenham Hotspur (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Spurs deny they are in £1billion takeover talks - read the full statement

Tottenham have denied they are in discussions regarding a reported £1billion takeover.

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A digital image of Tottenham's proposed stadium, which has been delayed once again. Picture: Tottenham Hotspur FC

Tottenham suffer new stadium setback and reveal they will have to play away from White Hart Lane for a season

Tottenham are to move out of White Hart Lane for a period of one season after announcing a delay in the construction of their new stadium.

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Ryan Mason has been named in Tottenham's Premier League squad

Inside Lane: A look at Tottenham’s squad lists - and the emerging talent

Tottenham blogger Chris Miller casts his eye over Spurs’ Premier League and Europa League squads and discusses which young talents could break through into the first team.

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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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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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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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