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Mauricio Pochettino has likened Tottenham’s efforts to sign a striker to falling in love and finding ‘the one’.

Tottenham's new signing Clinton Njie

Clinton Njie may have to wait to make his Tottenham debut after Mauricio Pochettino stated it would be a “big risk” to start the new signing against Everton on Saturday due to a lack of fitness.

Christian Eriksen will miss Saturday's home game against Everton

Christian Eriksen remains sidelined ahead of Saturday’s Premier Legaue home game against Everton, but Andros Townsend could return to action.

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino has remained tight-lipped on Tottenham’s transfer plans as the clock ticks down towards deadline day, refusing to comment on the club’s moves for West Bromwich Albion’s Saido Berahino and Bayer Leverkusen’s Son Heung-Min.

Middlesex's Tim Murtagh. Pic: TGSPHOTO

Middlesex seamer Tim Murtagh is bringing a number of his county colleagues to Hampstead CC this weekend for a Twenty20 benefit match.

Casey Stoney of Arsenal Ladies (right) tries to put Chelsea's Fran Kirby under pressure

Defender Casey Stoney has demanded that the Gunners show more hunger for battle as they attempt to recover from their limp defeat to Chelsea.

Hampstead captain Steve Clark is in the centre of the celebrations after removing North Middlesex opener Will Vanderspar. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hampstead could be crowned kings of the Middlesex County League for the second time in three years this weekend after Saturday’s dramatic victory over North Middlesex.

Highgate Harriers' Nina Anderson. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers sprinter Nina Anderson may have finished top of the UK ratings in both of her events this year, but the 43-year-old has been disappointed with her progress in 2015.

Wingate and Finchley's Billy Healey (left) struck twice against Kingstonian on Saturday. Pic: Martin Addison

Summer signing Billy Healey took his tally to five goals in the opening four league games as Wingate & Finchley maintained their 100 per cent record with successive victories in the space of just four days.

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Mauricio Pochettino has likened Tottenham’s efforts to sign a striker to falling in love and finding ‘the one’.

Tottenham's new signing Clinton Njie

Clinton Njie may have to wait to make his Tottenham debut after Mauricio Pochettino stated it would be a “big risk” to start the new signing against Everton on Saturday due to a lack of fitness.

Christian Eriksen will miss Saturday's home game against Everton

Christian Eriksen remains sidelined ahead of Saturday’s Premier Legaue home game against Everton, but Andros Townsend could return to action.

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino has remained tight-lipped on Tottenham’s transfer plans as the clock ticks down towards deadline day, refusing to comment on the club’s moves for West Bromwich Albion’s Saido Berahino and Bayer Leverkusen’s Son Heung-Min.

Yesterday, 07:22
Casey Stoney of Arsenal Ladies (right) tries to put Chelsea's Fran Kirby under pressure

Defender Casey Stoney has demanded that the Gunners show more hunger for battle as they attempt to recover from their limp defeat to Chelsea.

Cricket

Yesterday, 10:16

Middlesex seamer Tim Murtagh is bringing a number of his county colleagues to Hampstead CC this weekend for a Twenty20 benefit match.

Yesterday, 07:00
Hampstead captain Steve Clark is in the centre of the celebrations after removing North Middlesex opener Will Vanderspar. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hampstead could be crowned kings of the Middlesex County League for the second time in three years this weekend after Saturday’s dramatic victory over North Middlesex.

Wed, 13:10
James Franklin

Neil Dexter’s been in and out of the team throughout the summer and that hasn’t been easy for him – but his century up at Durham was outstanding.

Tue, 12:01
Jordan Bethel hits out for Brondesbury. Pic: Max Flego

Brondesbury are challenging for the Division Two title as well as the second promotion spot after their sixth straight victory took them within four points of the leaders.

Mon, 18:40
Ed Foster took the wicket that clinched the title for Highgate. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Highgate’s bowlers sealed the title – and dealt what could be a fatal blow to South Hampstead’s hopes of joining them in Division Two of the Middlesex County Cricket League next season.

Rugby

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Hampstead Ladies have kept themselves busy through the ‘off season’ by participating in a series of sevens tournaments – including fielding two full squads in the popular Summer Social competition in Richmond.

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Hampstead Ladies rugby started and finished the race as a team. Top row L-R: Micha Palmer, Anita Oliver, Rachel Grovenor, Kella Kapnisi, Lilly Hunt, Irene Leardini and Delphine Tsirane. Bottom row L-R: Rachel Berry, Alex Bowtell, Kirsty Morgan, Jessica Searle, Harriet Orrell and Helena Messiter-Tooze

Hampstead Ladies have teamed up to raise more than £1,000 for charity by completing a gruelling 5k obstacle course around Saracens’ stadium in Hendon.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
David Strettle (left) and Richard Wigglesworth celebrate with the trophy after winning the Premiership title at Twickenham

David Strettle won the Premiership title with Saracens on Saturday – and promptly announced he was leaving for Clermont Auvergne, ending any lingering hopes of playing for England in this year’s home World Cup.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Saracens' Jamie George breaks away to score the Hendon club's second try during the Aviva Premiership final at Twickenham

Jamie George admits he has endured a “pretty manic, pretty crazy” fortnight after replacing Dylan Hartley in England’s World Cup training squad, having initially missed the cut.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Saracens' Maro Itoje in action against Northampton Saints in the Premiership semi-final

Saracens’ Maro Itoje is savouring a “surreal” 12 months and the best year of his life after winning the Premiership title and being selected in England’s World Cup training squad.

Other Sport

Wed, 17:00

Highgate Harriers sprinter Nina Anderson may have finished top of the UK ratings in both of her events this year, but the 43-year-old has been disappointed with her progress in 2015.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Highgate Harriers' Gemma Rous. Pic: Dieter Perry

Gemma Rous marked her final Southern League appearance for Highgate Harriers with a hat-trick of victories as the club secured their place in Division Two.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Left to right: Cumberland's Mizuki Sakurai, Nanami Yamaguchi, Jasmine Dedakia, Jessica Zeynel, Katie Dyson and Martina Paladini Jennings

Cumberland Tennis Club are celebrating a doubly successful weekend after the girls’ Under-18 team won the national AEGON Team Tennis Premier Final event, while the senior women’s side remained on course for a third successive title.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Tin-Tin Ho

Paddington’s Tin-Tin Ho was unbeatable as she helped England to a top-10 finish in the team event at the European Youth Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Islington fencer Dominic de Almeida

Dealing with disappointment is part of every young athlete’s sporting education – and Dominic de Almeida has certainly learned that over the past nine months.

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