August 7, 2020

So ends a season like no other. Brentford and Fulham contested the Championship play-off final a year and day after their opening fixtures – the campaign forced to go into cold storage because of the global pandemic. It is a small miracle that the players were able to...

August 7, 2020

Emma Hayes's champions face a tricky opening match in this season's WSL1 season.

The champions will travel north to take on Casey Stoney's Manchester United.

The Blues will then be at home at Kingsmeadow against Bristol City.

A full list of kick-off times will be released...

When it all comes down to the business end of a season, extracting a precious result is all that matters. Theatrics, if necessary, can be dispensed with. The certainty of such a message is as old as the game itself.

You imagine this was the broad, pragmatism for Spurs a...

July 26, 2020

London clubs were undefeated on the final day of this extraordinary, pandemic-prolonged season – but the failure of one of the capital’s five teams to win decided the relegation fight. 

West Ham, who secured their own survival only in midweek, found it hard to rais...

Crystal Palace 1 Tottenham Hotspur 1 

Tottenham did just about enough to creep into an automatic Europa League berth for next season, with a hard-fought draw against Crystal Palace.  

With Chelsea beating Wolves, all the north London side had to do was avoid defeat...

Tottenham 3 Leicester City 0 

Two Harry Kane goals towards the end of the first half ensured Spurs ended the home campaign on a positive note – while making a serious dent in Leicester’s Champions League ambitions. 

The Foxes were chasing the game as early as the sixth m...

July 13, 2020

Jose Mourinho says the Europa League will be a genuine target for Spurs next season, if they can qualify. 

The Tottenham boss has been pretty lukewarm about Uefa’s second competition, but has won it twice, with Porto and Manchester United. 

Sunday afternoon’s 2...

July 7, 2020

Jose Mourinho declared himself encouraged by the half-time spat between Heung-Min Son and Hugo Lloris – which he said was a sign of his players caring. 

The Tottenham boss enjoyed his 200th win as a Premier League manager on Monday night against Everton – one...

Tottenham 1 Everton 0 

Spurs edged a pretty humdrum affair, thanks to a deflected first half goal – and looked like a team ambling, rather than sprinting to the finish line. 

They failed to set the pulses racing in a game that had a few good moments, but ultimately faile...

June 19, 2020

So here we all are again. Except not quite. 

For most of us, what is left of the football season will be all about hooking up to dodgy illegal streams or TV packages to catch what behind-closed-doors action we can find. 

For those who accept no substitute for the re...

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