Sep 292014
 

We may not have got everything right when predicting the team for Saturday’s North London Derby but Vertonghen in for Chiriches was a fairly obvious switch. After a solid enough display against Nottingham Forest in the League Cup, the Belgian was drafted in alongside new club captain Younes Kaboul as the back four weathered sustained pressure for much of the match.

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Sep 262014
 

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes Tottenham will never maximise their potential on or off the field until they have moved to a new stadium On Saturday afternoon, the two north London sides will go head to head at the Emirates Stadium, the Gunners’ 60,000-seater home since 2006 for which the club continue to pay off at around �35million per year against a long-term fixed interest rate bond. Spurs are pushing ahead with proposals to redevelop land around White Hart Lane to accommodate a new 56,250-capacity venue, but following legal challenges in the High Court could be set for a season of ground-sharing rather than being able to move for the 2017-18 campaign as planned. Before then, Tottenham may well be the subject of a takeover, although American investment company Cain Hoy has said it is no longer considering making an offer.

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Sep 262014
 

Mauricio Pochettino has set his sights on turning Tottenham into north London’s pre-eminent force as he aims to knock Arsenal off their perch at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. Pochettino’s club have won just once at the home of their bitter rivals since May 1993, a 3-2 success in November 2010 when Harry Redknapp was in charge at White Hart Lane

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Sep 262014
 

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino is dreaming of replicating Arsene Wenger’s success at Arsenal across the other side of north London Wenger, 64, has been in charge of Arsenal for the past 18 seasons and is comfortably the longest-serving boss in the Barclays Premier League. Newcastle’s Alan Pardew is next on the list on four years, with Sam Allardyce third following three full seasons at Upton Park.

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Sep 252014
 

Mauricio Pochettino is ready to wrestle control of north London football from Arsenal – starting with a win at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday The 42-year-old will take charge of his first game against the Gunners since being appointed as head coach at White Hart Lane in the summer and has already seen how much the derby means to Tottenham supporters. Spurs have won just twice at Arsenal in the Premier League era and have suffered some heavy defeats in recent years – but Pochettino is targeting a win this weekend as he looks to guide the club above Arsenal in the table for the first time in 19 years

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Sep 252014
 

American investment firm Cain Hoy is no longer considering making an offer to buy Tottenham. The US company announced in a statement to the London Stock Exchange that it had “terminated” its interest in Spurs. The statement read: “On September 12 2014, having previously approached Tottenham Hotspur with a proposal, Cain Hoy Enterprises, LLC (‘Cain Hoy’) confirmed that it was at the preliminary stages of assessing a cash offer for Tottenham Hotspur

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