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Neil Ruddock: ‘Souness wouldn’t drop players, he would tackle you instead’

Guardian - søn, 15/11/2020 - 11:56

Former defender discusses tricking Liverpool’s physio, winding up Eric Cantona and getting bullets in the post

Neil Ruddock gets his swearing from his mother. It’s 10am on a Tuesday and in the den at the back of his house ‘Razor’ doesn’t hold back with the Fs and Cs. But the swearing comes naturally, and as Billy Connolly once suggested, there can be a poetry to it, which is certainly true in Ruddock’s cockney drawl. It is sometimes crass, or superfluous, but it’s also who Ruddock is. He’s the son of a swearer, so naturally he became one.

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Ronnie Moran ran out of ultrasound gel, so he ran to the kitchen to get some washing-up liquid instead

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Remember when Ruddock kept puttin Cantona's collar down? Hahaha.

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WSL: Bristol City earn first point in Spurs draw

Sky Sports - lør, 14/11/2020 - 22:55
Bristol City registered their first point of the 2020-21 Women's Super League campaign with a 2-2 draw against Tottenham at Twerton Park.

Gedson could leave Tottenham in January

Sky Sports - lør, 14/11/2020 - 18:32
Gedson Fernandes' loan spell at Tottenham could end in January, manager Jose Mourinho has admitted.

Page: Bale 'loving his football again'

Sky Sports - lør, 14/11/2020 - 15:20
Wales caretaker manager Robert Page says Gareth Bale is "loving his football again" ahead of the Nations League double-header against the Republic of Ireland and Finland.

Southgate: Kane can beat Rooney's England record

Sky Sports - lør, 14/11/2020 - 15:00
Gareth Southgate has backed England captain Harry Kane to surpass Wayne Rooney as the country's record goalscorer as the Tottenham forward prepares to win his 50th cap against Belgium on Sunday, live on Sky Sports.

Mourinho handed suspended one-match European ban

Sky Sports - fre, 13/11/2020 - 18:13
Jose Mourinho has been handed a suspended one-match European competition ban, UEFA has announced.

Son named PL player of the month for October

Sky Sports - fre, 13/11/2020 - 14:00
Tottenham forward Heung-Min Son has been named the Premier League player of the month for October.

New ground: 10 of the best stadium moves in the new-build era

Guardian - tor, 12/11/2020 - 16:03

In the first of a two-part series, we look at the league clubs who have arguably benefited most from relocating. Read part two here.

By Niall McVeigh for The Set Pieces

When it opened in August 1988, Scunthorpe’s Glanford Park was the first brand new league ground for 33 years. Since then, a new-build revolution kickstarted by the Taylor Report has seen more than a third of the current 92 league clubs move home. Any team leaving an ancestral home for a new, purpose-built arena is gambling their history and identity on making it work.

For the success stories, there is much to love about their new surroundings – some offer safety and stability, while others have led to charges up the league and that new trophy room getting plenty of use. In part two, we will take a look at relocations that did not go to plan – but first, here are 10 stadium moves that paid off.

Related: New ground: 10 unsuccessful modern stadium moves

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Kane: Spurs ready to 'achieve things' under Jose

Sky Sports - tor, 12/11/2020 - 13:25
Harry Kane believes Tottenham are in a position to finally "achieve things" this season under Jose Mourinho.

'Football's Next Star' winner out to emulate Mourinho

Sky Sports - tor, 12/11/2020 - 08:00
After earning a contract with Inter Milan and the chance to play under Jose Mourinho by winning a television contest a decade ago, Ben Greenhalgh has now begun his own coaching career with Dartford's academy.

Tottenham to start talks with Son Heung-min on £200,000-a-week deal

Guardian - ons, 11/11/2020 - 13:49
  • Son is Premier League’s joint-top scorer with eight goals
  • Current contract of £140k-a-week runs out in 2023

Tottenham are to open talks with Son Heung-min’s new representatives over a contract extension, with the forward in line to become one of the club’s top earners in recognition of his consistent performances over the past few seasons.

Son is the Premier League’s joint top-scorer this season with eight goals and his closing in on his 100th for Spurs, having made almost 250 appearances since joining from Bayer Leverkusen in August 2015 for an initial £22m.

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Merson Says: Serial-winner Mourinho can guide Spurs to title

Sky Sports - tir, 10/11/2020 - 19:00
Jose Mourinho is the key to any potential Tottenham title bid this season, says Paul Merson, who also praises Harry Kane's transformation, before going on to suggest another possible surprise winner of this season's Premier League...

'Big consequences for players in European super league'

Sky Sports - tir, 10/11/2020 - 14:30
FA chairman Greg Clarke opposes plans for a European Premier League and insists there would "big consequences" for players who joined a breakaway competition.

Pandemic football suits José Mourinho, a man at home in sinister circumstances | Jonathan Liew

Guardian - man, 09/11/2020 - 22:00

In this new and fearful landscape anything seems possible, even the notion that Tottenham are genuine title contenders

As a coach who prides himself on being at the cutting edge of new trends and ideas within the game, José Mourinho joined Instagram in February 2020. We soon learned that this would not be an account dedicated to the classic Instagram tropes of good vibes, fabulous sunsets, body-positivity and paleo-breakfasts. Instead, in among the adverts for watches and credit cards, Mourinho’s main source of content appears to be his own face, captured in various states of cheerlessness. On the team bus, looking grumpy after a defeat. On a sofa, glumly eating crisps out of a plastic tub. Forcing his staff, including a stony-faced Ledley King, to watch Formula One on a Sunday afternoon.

Even the more sincere posts carry an unnerving import. Last month, for example, Mourinho wrote on behalf of the World Food Programme, pointing out that “842 million people in the world do not eat enough to be healthy”. Curiously, though, the post was accompanied by photographs of Mourinho himself eating, as if demonstrating how it should be done. Three Premier Leagues, two Champions Leagues, one bowl of food: respect, man, respect.

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Neville: Spurs have the firepower to win title

Sky Sports - man, 09/11/2020 - 18:00
Gary Neville insists Jose Mourinho has the attacking players at his disposal at Tottenham to deliver the north London club the Premier League title, but the former Manchester United defender is still not convinced they can do it.

Jose: Tottenham could win other European leagues

Sky Sports - man, 09/11/2020 - 12:00
Jose Mourinho says his Tottenham side "could be champions in other European countries" after reiterating the Premier League is the most difficult league to win.

Kane hoping to balance Masters with England duty

Sky Sports - man, 09/11/2020 - 11:30
England captain Harry Kane says he "cannot wait" for The Masters and that he will try to balance watching the action from Augusta this week with his time on international duty.

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend's action

Guardian - man, 09/11/2020 - 09:00

Man City and Arsenal need fresh blood in midfield, Ademola Lookman faces a test and Hakim Ziyech is fulfilling his promise

As Liverpool’s front four overran Manchester City’s defence in the opening stages, Pep Guardiola was forced to accept the lack of mobility in key central midfield positions was putting his side at risk. Rodri and Ilkay Gündogan are devoid of pace, something which makes City more vulnerable to the counterattack than most. Additionally, they lack the impetus to instigate attacks from deep positions, leaving transitions to be slower than is required for a team who want to challenge for all major trophies. Guardiola dropped Gündogan alongside Rodri but this failed to quell the wave of Liverpool attacks being thrown at a City defence that is still building an understanding. Guardiola’s centre back pairing might finally be sorted but his next big acquisition needs to be in front of them if he is to ensure City are capable of beating Liverpool in the future. Will Unwin

Match report: Manchester City 1-1 Liverpool

Match report: Arsenal 0-3 Aston Villa

Match report: Everton 1-3 Manchester United

Match report: Leicester 1-0 Wolves

Match report: Chelsea 4-1 Sheffield United

Match report: West Brom 0-1 Tottenham

Match report: Southampton 2-0 Newcastle

Match report: Crystal Palace 4-1 Leeds United

Match report: West Ham 1-0 Fulham

Match report: Brighton 0-0 Burnley

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'Spurs would be champions in European countries': Mourinho quashes title talk – video

Guardian - søn, 08/11/2020 - 18:25

José Mourinho has quashed any thoughts on Tottenham Hotspur's chances of attaining the Premier League, despite his side gaining all-three points in a 1-0 win against West Brom. 

A late header from Harry Kane was the difference. 'I would say that this team could be champion in many European countries' said Mourinho. 

'You can do a good season, can have lots of points and in the end. Liverpool, Man City, Chelsea, Man United, Leicester, Arsenal. So you can have a good season and not be champion.'

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Late Kane header snatches win for Tottenham

Sky Sports - søn, 08/11/2020 - 16:30
Harry Kane's 88th-minute header snatched a 1-0 win for a lacklustre Tottenham at West Brom, temporarily taking them to the top of the table.
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