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Danny Rose

Inside Lane: Spurs must upgrade full-backs in the summer

Tottenham blogger Mike Williams believes that Spurs’ defensive problems are largely due to their full-backs, and that the club must make that area a priority this summer.

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Highgate Harriers' Dan Higgins (second from left) in action in Sunday's London Marathon. Pics: Dieter Perry

Low’s on a high as he maintains ever-present record in London Marathon

Highgate Harriers’ Roger Low ran in his 34th London Marathon on Sunday, crossing the line as the fourth fastest ever-present runner in a time of four hours 18 minutes 29 seconds.

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Christian Eriksen

Spurs boss feels he’s found a system that suits midfield pair

When Christian Eriksen followed Nacer Chadli to White Hart Lane last summer, it appeared that one would occupy a central role while the other would play out wide – probably on the left.

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Tottenham's Younes Kaboul (right) gets to the ball first ahead of West Brom's Saido Berahino

Spurs defender slams slow starts after more early setbacks at West Brom

Younes Kaboul says Tottenham must stop their habit of conceding early goals and improve their concentration at the kick-off.

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

True Blue: A Wingate & Finchley fan’s account of the defeat at Bognor Regis

Wingate & Finchley blogger Simon Swingler looks back on Saturday’s unfortunate 1-0 defeat to Bognos Regis Town in the Ryman League Premier Division.

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Aaron Lennon

Spurs boss hails Lennon - and Kaboul says winger deserves World Cup spot

Tim Sherwood has hailed Aaron Lennon’s performance against West Brom on Saturday, while Younes Kaboul believes the winger could force his way back into the England squad for the World Cup.

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Paulinho (left) battles with West Brom's Graham Dorrans

Inside Lane: A Spurs fan’s view on the draw at West Brom

Tottenham blogger George Lacey looks back on Saturday’s 3-3 draw against Pepe Mel’s West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns.

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Arsenal's Mikel Arteta celebrates scoring his team's first penalty

Arsenal star says Wembley nerves were not a factor against Wigan

Mikel Arteta has denied that Arsenal were hit by Wembley jitters after they scraped into the FA Cup final in a penalty shoot-out against Wigan.

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger watches on at Wembley. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Wenger hails Arsenal spirit and reacts to Fabianski’s penalty heroics

Arsene Wenger was pleased with his players’ togetherness after they scraped into the FA Cup final with a nervy penalty shoot-out victory over holders Wigan at Wembley.

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Arsenal's goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski is mobbed by his team-mates after his penalty saves. Picture: PA

Arsenal beat holders Wigan on penalties to reach FA Cup final

Wigan Athletic 1 Arsenal 1 (aet, Arsenal won 4-2 on pens)

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West Bromwich Albion's Saido Berahino

West Brom v Spurs: The lowdown on the Baggies

Charlie Eccleshare casts his eye over Pepe Mel’s West Bromwich Albion as Tottenham travel to The Hawthorns this afternoon.

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Erik Lamela

Spurs boss provides update on Erik Lamela’s injury and World Cup hopes

Tim Sherwood is not expecting Erik Lamela to appear for Tottenham before the end of the season, and he admits the Argentine’s World Cup hopes are in doubt.

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Tottenham's head coach Tim Sherwood

Spurs boss remains tight-lipped over his Tottenham future

Tim Sherwood remains tight-lipped over his Tottenham future, but he says his time as head coach has been “a baptism of fire” and that he has enjoyed the pressure.

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Kyle Walker

Spurs boss admits defender is racing to be fit before end of season

Tim Sherwood admits Kyle Walker is racing to be fit before the end of the season, but he still expects the right-back to go to the World Cup with England.

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Win tickets to see Arsenal play West Brom with the Junior Gunners

If you’re an Arsenal fan aged 12-16, here’s your chance to win free tickets to the Gunners’ final home game of the season next month.

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Cabinet member for children Cllr Angela Mason

26 children in Camden left without primary school place for September

Twenty-six children were left without a primary school place for September after Camden Council made its allocations today.

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Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt, Archibald Knox and the bidding war at a Hampstead auction house

A Hampstead auction house was abuzz with excitement as a furious bidding war saw a prized lot sell for 10 times its estimate.

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The literary world today remembered Nobel Prize-winning author and West Hampstead resident Doris Lessing. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Doris Lessing memorial service: Literary world pays tribute to West Hampstead’s Nobel Prize winning author

Friends, family and figures from across the literary world gathered to pay tribute to West Hampstead resident and Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing today.

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