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Jan Vertonghen Injured, Out Of Action Until December

Jan Vertonghen is expected to be out of action until December with a hamstring injury, Tottenham announced on Thursday, adding to the club’s injury woes. The 31-year-old defender was injured in the Premier League win at Huddersfield last month. “The Belgium international defender will now continue his recovery with a view to returning to full training by December,” Spurs said …

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Roberto Firmino Gets Positive Update After Nasty Eye Poke

Roberto Firmino scored to help maintain Liverpool’s perfect start to the season, but he didn’t come away unscathed from Wembley Stadium. A Saturday lunchtime visit to Tottenham heralded a significant challenge for a high-flying Liverpool, but the Reds were equal to it. Goals from Georginio Wijnaldum and the aforementioned Firmino gave them the three points. He was forced to go …

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Tottenham 1-2 Chelsea: Player Ratings As Alonso Shines At Wembley

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 20: Marcos Alonso of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on August 20, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty Images)

Chelsea ruined Tottenham’s Wembley housewarming on Sunday as Marcos Alonso’s late strike ensured the reigning champions left with all three points on Sunday. The Spanish wing-back had already put Chelsea 1-0 up going to the half-time break courtesy of a delightful free kick midway through the first half, and hammered past Hugo Lloris late on just as it looked like …

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Who Makes It Into Our Tottenham V Chelsea Combined XI?

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 04: Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur (R) scores his sides first goal with a header during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at White Hart Lane on January 4, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty Images)

Chelsea’s title defence hit a rocky patch in their very first match last weekend, so a trip to last season’s runners-up Tottenham is the last thing they would have wanted. Antonio Conte’s injury-hit side went down 3-2 at home to Burnley in a match that saw Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas red carded, rendering them ineligible for Sunday’s clash at …

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Manchester City V Tottenham: A Combined XI Based On This Season’s Stats

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 02: Kyle Walker of Tottenham Hotspur (R) is clipped by Raheem Sterling of Manchester City (L) during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on October 2, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Manchester City are looking to revive their stuttering Premier League title challenge with a match against high-flying Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad. Man City’s 4-0 destruction at the hands of Everton last week left them ten points behind leaders Chelsea, and although manager Pep Guardiola has conceded the title in public, he’ll be well aware of the effect that a …

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Tottenham V Chelsea: A Combined XI Based On This Season’s Stats

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Mousa Dembele of Tottenham Hotspur and Cesar Azpilicueta of Chelsea compete for the ball during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on November 26, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Wednesday’s meeting of Tottenham and Chelsea at White Hart Lane could have massive consequences for the Premier League title race. If Antonio Conte’s side pick up their 14th straight league win, then the gap between themselves and Liverpool in second place becomes a daunting eight points. Should the home side prevail, however, then it would give renewed hope to the …

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Tottenham Take Steps To Remove Toby Alderweireld’s €30m Release Clause

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - SEPTEMBER 26: Tottenham Hotspur's Belgian defender Toby Alderweireld gives a press conference at the CSKA arena on September 26, 2016 on the eve of the UEFA Champions League group E football match between CSKA Moscow and Tottenham in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)

Tottenham’s recent spate of contract renewals is set to continue, as the club plans to renew Toby Alderweireld’s deal. Website Football Leaks caused something of a stir on Monday as it released information pertaining to the Belgian international’s current contract, including the allegation that he has a release clause of €30m on the five-year deal he signed on arrival at …

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Chelsea V Tottenham: Confirmed Lineups, Blues Unchanged

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 02: Cesar Azpilicueta of Chelsea is closed down by Eric Dier (L) and Christian Eriksen (R) of Tottenham Hotspur during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on May 02, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

The biggest Premier League game of the weekend takes place at Stamford Bridge this evening, as Chelsea take on Tottenham Hotspur. The rivalry between these too has always been strong, but was amplified at the end of last season as a two-goal Spurs collapse allowed Chelsea, themselves in midtable at the time, to draw 2-2 and officially hand the Premier …

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Arsenal 1-1 Tottenham: Player Ratings As Spurs Stay Unbeaten

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 06: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal and Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur battle for possesion during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Tottenham took on north London rivals Arsenal at the Emirates on Sunday with their unbeaten Premier League record on the line. An own goal from defender Kevin Wimmer, a late replacement in the absence of Dele Alli, just before time could have sank Tottenham in the wrong circumstances, but a penalty from the returning Harry Kane just five minutes into …

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Tottenham Dealt Massive Injury Blow Ahead Of Leverkusen And Arsenal Matches

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham Hotspur recives treatment from the Tottenham Hotspur medial staff during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on September 18, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Tottenham’s plans for a massive week of fixtures have been disrupted through injury. Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino was hoping to have defender Toby Alderweireld on place for the Champions League match against Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday as well as Sunday’s north London derby against Arsenal, but reports in the Mirror and Telegraph on Monday suggest that he is almost certain …

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If Harry Kane Gets Back To Full Fitness, Spurs Have Every Asset To Win The League

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If you haven’t already, then it’s time to seriously accept that Tottenham Hotspur are genuine challengers for the title this season, even if Pep Guardiola and José Mourinho are now managing sides in England. Spurs will consider themselves desperately unlucky that they didn’t snatch the title last season with all the so-called ‘big teams’ not doing particularly well. Now, after …

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