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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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Hendon striker Leon Smith

Hendon boss praises in form striker Leon Smith ahead of Dulwich Hamlet clash

Hendon extended their unbeaten league record to 10 matches after coming from behind to pick up a point at home against Billericay Town on Monday.

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

True Blue: Wingate & Finchley must avoid fifth consecutive defeat against Met Police

The Ham&High’s Wingate & Finchley blogger Simon Swingler reflects on the Blues’ current losing run as they prepare to face Metropolitan Police in the Ryman League Premier Division tomorrow.

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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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Hendon boss Gary McCann

Hendon boss McCann wants his side to break into the top two in the league

Hendon’s FA Cup dreams came to an end for another season as they lost 1-0 at Dorchester Town.

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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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Roy Keane during a book launch at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.

Win tickets for Sports Writing Festival at Lord’s

Lord’s Cricket Ground in St John’s Wood is preparing to host its second Sports Writing Festival from Thursday October 23 to Sunday October 26.

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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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Hendon striker Leon Smith

Hendon striker Leon Smith bids to break all-time record after scoring in eight consecutive games

Leon Smith could break Hendon’s all-time club record for goals scored in consecutive matches when the Greens visit Dorchester Town in the third qualifying round of the FA Cup on Saturday.

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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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Hendon striker Leon Smith. Pic: Andrew Aleksiejczuk

Late Lee O’leary header seals win for Hendon against Lewes

A dramatic stoppage-time winner by Lee O’Leary shot Hendon to a 2-1 home win against Lewes on Saturday.

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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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Nico Muir tucks away Wingate's second goal. Pic: Martin Addison

Wingate & Finchley enjoying best FA Cup run for 15 years

Wingate are enjoying their best FA Cup since 1999 after a 3-0 victory away at Southern Premier League high-fliers Hitchin Town in the second qualifying round of the FA Cup.

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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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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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Chris Robshaw (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Harlequins’ Chris Robshaw retains England captaincy... but Saracens star Chris Ashton dropped from squad

England have confirmed that Chris Robshaw will remain captain for next month’s autumn internationals at Twickenham.

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Roy Keane during a book launch at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.

Win tickets for Sports Writing Festival at Lord’s

Lord’s Cricket Ground in St John’s Wood is preparing to host its second Sports Writing Festival from Thursday October 23 to Sunday October 26.

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Audun Nordtveit

Highgate Harriers make winning start in chase for hat-trick of league titles

Norwegian international Audun Nordtveit swept to victory as Highgate Harriers took their first step towards a potential hat-trick of Metropolitan League successes.

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The Hall School sent six teams and 22 boys to the British Independent Schools ski race at the Hemel Hempstead ski dome

The Hall School enjoy fine display at British Independent Schools ski races

The Hall School enjoyed a fine performance in the British Independent Schools ski races at the Hemel Hempstead snow dome, entering three teams who all competed strongly.

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Experience the action of a London Lions basketball game!

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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