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Andros Townsend (right) in action against Schalke in Tottenham's final pre-season friendly at White Hart Lane

Spurs star Townsend: Why my first game in Cyprus is a ‘special occasion’

EXCLUSIVE: Andros Townsend hopes tomorrow’s Europa League play-off tie in Cyprus can be a launchpad for him at Tottenham – just like last season.

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Hendon's Kezie Ibe. Pic: Andrew Aleksiejczuk

Hendon continue fine start to Ryman League campaign with back-to-back victories

Hendon’s excellent start to the Ryman League season has continued with back-to-back victories over VCD Athletic and Bognor Regis Town.

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

True Blue: A Wingate & Finchley fan’s view of the draw at East Thurrock

The Ham&High’s Wingate & Finchley blogger Simon Swingler reflects on Saturday’s goalless draw away at unbeaten East Thurrock.

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Harry Kane came off the bench to set up Eric Dier's injury-time winner at Upton Park on Saturday

Kane hails Spurs hero Eric Dier’s Premier League debut against West Ham

EXCLUSIVE: Harry Kane was thrilled to play a part in Eric Dier’s dream Premier League debut and secure an opening-day victory over London rivals West Ham on Saturday.

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Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez in action against Crystal Palace (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Wenger hails ‘remarkable’ Chambers and gives his verdict on Sanchez after Arsenal beat Palace

Arsene Wenger praised new signings Calum Chambers and Alexis Sanchez after Arsenal’s late 2-1 win over Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium.

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Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey celebrates with his team-mates (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Ramsey to the rescue again as Arsenal edge out battling Crystal Palace

Aaron Ramsey came to Arsenal’s rescue yet again with an injury-time winner to see off managerless Crystal Palace.

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West Ham United's Mark Knoble misses from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match at Upton Park, London.

Late Tottenham goal nicks the points from West Ham in the battle of the 10 men

The Hammers miss a penalty as they start off the new season with a home defeat against rivals Spurs

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Mauricio Pochettino. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Inside Lane: Spurs can immediately set the right tone under Pochettino at West Ham

Tottenham blogger Sarah Bassett looks ahead to tomorrow’s Premier League opener at Upton Park, and Mauricio Pochettino’s first game in charge.

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Arsenal's new captain Mikel Arteta (centre) shows off the Community Shield trophy with Santi Cazorla and Alexis Sanchez

Ex-Arsenal star backs Wenger’s decision to make Arteta captain

Former Arsenal star Brian Talbot believes Mikel Arteta is the “best choice” to lead the Gunners on for the forthcoming season.

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Mauricio Pochettino

Spurs boss yet to decide whether to field World Cup stars at West Ham

Mauricio Pochettino is relishing the Premier League kick-off at West Ham on Saturday – but he admits he is yet to decide whether to pick his World Cup stars.

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Lewis Holtby

Spurs star: Opener at West Ham has extra importance after last season’s defeats

Lewis Holtby says Tottenham’s opening-day clash against West Ham has extra importance because of last season’s derby defeats against the Irons.

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Hendon boss Gary McCann. Pic: Andrew Aleksiejczuk

Happy Hendon boss McCann eyes a 10-year testimonial in the new year

Hendon manager Gary McCann says he is happy in the job and looking forward to his 10th season in charge.

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Spurs legend Jurgen Klinsmann (left) - who is now in charge of the American national team - with Tottenham's latest signing, USA international right-back DeAndre Yedlin

Why Spurs could do with their new right-back DeAndre Yedlin sooner rather than later

Tottenham correspondent Ben Pearce looks at the club’s right-backs ahead of the season opener at West Ham on Saturday.

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Wingate signing David Knight (right) has scored three goals in two games at the start of the league campaign, having achieved the same feat in the club's final friendly matches. Pic: Martin Addison

Wingate & Finchley start the season as top scorers in Ryman League Premier Division

Wingate & Finchley are the early top scorers in the Ryman League Premier Division after finding the net seven times in their two opening matches of the season.

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

True Blue: A Wingate & Finchley fan’s view of the opening-day defeat against Leiston

The Ham&High’s Wingate & Finchley blogger Simon Swingler discusses the summer’s new arrivals and Saturday’s unfortunate 4-3 home defeat against Leiston.

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Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino

Pochettino says he has ‘too many players’ at Tottenham

Mauricio Pochettino says he has “too many players” at Tottenham and that he is more interested in trimming his squad than adding to it.

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Emmanuel Adebayor (centre) scored the opening goal for Spurs

Eric Dier makes his debut as Spurs overcome Schalke in final pre-season outing

Eric Dier made his Tottenham debut in Mauricio Pochettino’s first game in charge at White Hart Lane as Spurs completed their pre-season campaign with a 2-1 victory over Schalke.

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Erik Lamela

Spurs boss Pochettino backs Erik Lamela to shine in fluid attacking system

Mauricio Pochettino believes his countryman Erik Lamela is ready to show his true colours this season as part of a fluid attacking system.

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Hendon manager Gary McCann. Pic: Andrew Aleksiejczuk

Hendon boss gives Green light for play-off challenge ahead of Ryman League opener

Hendon manager Gary McCann is targeting the play-offs as the Greens prepare to kick off their Premier Division campaign at home against Bury Town on Saturday.

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Wingate & Finchley captain Marc Weatherstone (centre). Pic: Martin Addison

Wingate & Finchley captain’s determined to avoid Ryman League relegation fight

Wingate & Finchley captain Marc Weatherstone is determined to avoid a repeat of last season’s relegation scare as the Blues gear up for the opening day of the season in the Ryman League Premier Division.

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Michel Vorm

Vorm relishes chance to battle with Premier League’s elite at Tottenham

Michel Vorm is thrilled to have joined Tottenham and is relishing the chance to battle the Premier League’s elite for Champions League qualification.

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Tottenham's new signing Eric Dier in action for England Under-21s

Spurs signing Eric Dier’s delighted to get his chance in the Premier League

Eric Dier cannot wait to get started in the Premier League after the England Under-21 international returned to England to sign for Tottenham.

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Arsenal's Joel Campbell (L) celebrates with team mate Yaya Sanogo. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Sanogo and Campbell very much part of my plans, says Arsenal boss

Arsene Wenger says he has no intention of letting four-goal Yaya Sanogo leave Arsenal this season – even on a loan deal.

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Harry Kane scored an early opener for the second game in a row

Rampant Spurs maintain winning run by thrashing Celtic

Tottenham recorded the third successive victory of their pre-season programme with a comfortable and comprehensive 6-1 victory over Celtic in Helsinki, Finland.

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Arsenal's Daniel Crowley

Arsenal starlet Dan Crowley faces a decision between England and Ireland

EXCLUSIVE: Arsenal starlet Dan Crowley says he is still undecided on whether to declare his international allegiance to England or Ireland.

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Arsenal's Tafari Moore

Arsenal right-back Tafari Moore seeks loan move to gain experience

EXCLUSIVE: Tafari Moore is seeking a loan move away from Arsenal after seeing boss Arsene Wenger sign two right-backs this summer.

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Tottenham's Danny Rose (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Spurs defender signs new long-term contract

Tottenham left-back Danny Rose has signed a new five-year contract with the club.

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Wingate & Finchley's new signing David Knight (left). Pic: Martin Addison

Wingate & Finchley hold Conference new boys Wealdstone before overcoming Potters Bar

Wingate & Finchley held Conference South new boys Wealdstone to a 1-1 draw on Saturday as they recovered their pre-season form following two successive defeats.

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Morgan Schneiderlin. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Spurs dealt huge transfer blow over audacious double bid

Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger has ruled out the possible sales of key men Jay Rodriguez and Morgan Schneiderlin.

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Stacey Mowle

North London derby match aims to raise funds for Stacey Mowle Appeal

Tottenham and Arsenal legends and celebrities will come together to play in a unique north London derby on Sunday, in a bid to raise funds for an eight-year-old girl with cancer.

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Erik Lamela scored twice against Toronto

Davies makes Spurs debut but Lamela steals the show in victory over Toronto

Ben Davies made his Tottenham debut but Erik Lamela stole the show as Mauricio Pochettino’s side beat Jermain Defoe and his Toronto team-mates 3-2 in their second pre-season friendly.

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Ben Davies in action for Swansea City

No surprise to see new left-back at Spurs - but was a goalkeeper a priority?

Spurs correspondent Ben Pearce discusses the club’s transfer activity as Ben Davies and Michel Vorm arrive from Swansea and Gylfi Sigurdsson departs.

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Ben Davies. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Spurs snap up Swansea duo as midfield man moves to the Liberty

Tottenham have confirmed the signings of Ben Davies and Michel Vorm for undisclosed fees from Swansea as Gylfi Sigurdsson moves in the opposite direction.

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Andros Townsend (right) in action against Schalke in Tottenham's final pre-season friendly at White Hart Lane

Spurs star Townsend: Why my first game in Cyprus is a ‘special occasion’

EXCLUSIVE: Andros Townsend hopes tomorrow’s Europa League play-off tie in Cyprus can be a launchpad for him at Tottenham – just like last season.

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Rugby See all

Charlie Matthews of Harlequins. Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Charlie Matthews ready to fill Nick Kennedy’s boots in Quins pack

Harlequins’ summer transfer activity has placed a lot of emphasis on youth and nowhere is that more evident than in the second row where Charlie Matthews is now a senior figure.

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Ravi Patel, Middlesex

Middlesex cricket column: Positive Spin with Ravi Patel

I was ecstatic to be picked for the England Lions recently, but there is still a way to go before I can think about playing international cricket.

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Athletics See all

Great Britain's Mo Farah celebrates with his gold medal after winning the men's 10,000m final at the European Championships (pic: Adam Davy/PA)

Beagle Farah lands Euro gold

Olympic and world champion adds another title

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Ingimar Tomasson of Highgate School

Highgate young star Tomasson plays in front of Tim Henman at Wimbledon

Highgate youngster Ingimar Tomasson says his Wimbledon experience will inspire him to new heights after playing in front of Tim Henman at the All England Club.

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