Southampton stuns Tottenham 2-1 in EPL
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Southampton scored twice in five second-half minutes to stun Tottenham 2-1 on Saturday, boosting its hopes of avoiding relegation from the English Premier League and...
LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association has banned Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino for two games.
Pochettino accepted an improper conduct charge following a confrontation with...
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Hugo Lloris and Harry Kane made sure there was no comeback for Borussia Dortmund as Tottenham reached the Champions League quarterfinals with a 1-0 win on...
LONDON (AP) — Hugo Lloris saved a late penalty to secure a 1-1 draw for Tottenham against Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday after Harry Kane had equalized with a spot kick of his...
After Tottenham loss, Pochettino loses temper as well
LONDON (AP) — After Tottenham lost vital ground in the Premier League title race, Mauricio Pochettino lost his temper as well.
The Tottenham coach angrily squared up to referee Mike Dean...
Burnley beats Tottenham 2-1 despite Kane’s scoring return
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Tottenham's slim title chances faded further after a 2-1 loss at Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday despite Harry Kane making a scoring return from injury — with...
Harry Kane starts for Tottenham in return from injury
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham striker Harry Kane started Saturday's Premier League game at Burnley after making a quicker-than-expected recovery from an ankle injury.
Kane back earlier than expected from injury for Tottenham
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham striker Harry Kane has made a quicker-than-expected recovery from an ankle injury and could be involved in the Premier League game at Burnley on Saturday.
Son becoming indispensable for Spurs, inspiring Dortmund win
LONDON (AP) — Son Heung-min has every reason to be constantly smiling, and Tottenham has many reasons to be thankful.
For a footballer so understated, so seemingly undemanding, the forward has become indispensable for Tottenham.
Newcastle breaks transfer record; Spurs still not spending
As the Premier League riches have soared, so has transfer spending by most clubs. Tottenham and Newcastle are exceptions.
After 14 years, Newcastle has finally broken its transfer record again. Paraguay midfielder Miguel Almiron joined from Atlanta United for a reported fee of more than 20 million pounds ($26 million) on Thursday as the January transfer window closed.
Not even at his stingiest has Newcastle owner Mike Ashley failed to sign a single player across a Premier League season.
Tottenham stages comeback to beat Watford 2-1 in EPL
LONDON (AP) — Fernando Llorente scored an 87th-minute winner as Tottenham came from a goal down to beat Watford 2-1 in the Premier League on Wednesday and move just two points off second place in the table.
Tottenham looked set for a frustrating evening at Wembley when Craig Cathcart headed home a corner in the 38th but Son Heung-min marked his return from the Asian Cup with an equalizer in the 80th.
Injured Alli out until March in latest blow to Tottenham
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been ruled out until March because of a hamstring problem, further limiting the Premier League team's attacking options in a key period of the season.
Forwards Harry Kane and Son Heung-min are also currently unavailable to Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, whose team faces matches in four competitions over the next few weeks.
Amid injury crisis, Tottenham finds scoring hero in Winks
With Tottenham's attacking options getting increasingly thin amid a striker crisis, Mauricio Pochettino is going to need goals from unlikely sources to keep alive his team's hopes of silverware this season.
Tottenham beats Fulham 2-1 thanks to last-gasp winner
LONDON (AP) — Harry Winks scored a winning goal in the third minute of injury time as Tottenham beat Fulham 2-1 to revive its unlikely bid for the Premier League title on Sunday.
There was some bad news for Tottenham, though, with Dele Alli — the scorer of its equalizer at Craven Cottage — going off injured late in the game to intensify the team's striker crisis at a critical period of the season. Harry Kane and Son Heung-min currently are missing for manager Mauricio Pochettino.
Transfers: Tottenham sells Dembele, Leeds signs Casilla
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham has sold midfielder Mousa Dembele to Chinese Super League side Guangzho R&F, and second-tier club Leeds has signed goalkeeper Kiko Casilla from Real Madrid to help its push for promotion.
The 31-year-old Dembele played a prominent role in Tottenham's resurgence under Mauricio Pochettino but he would have been out of contract at the end of the season. Dembele, who was part of the Belgium squad that finished third at the World Cup, signed a three-year deal in China.
Kane set for 2 months out with ankle injury
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham striker Harry Kane was ruled out for around two months on Tuesday because of ligament damage in his left ankle, dealing a huge blow to the English team's chances of winning a first piece of silverware under Mauricio Pochettino.
Without titles, Pochettino still soccer’s most coveted coach
LONDON (AP) — During a decade in management, Mauricio Pochettino has never lifted a trophy. The Argentine is still one of the most coveted coaches in world soccer.
Whenever a job comes up at a leading club, you can be sure Pochettino's name will be in the mix for the vacancy. From Real Madrid to Paris Saint-Germain and, mostly notably recently, Manchester United.
Kane’s VAR-assisted penalty vexes Spurs, Chelsea coaches
LONDON (AP) — By improving the accuracy of refereeing decisions, video review was meant to cut out moaning from coaches. The Tottenham and Chelsea managers have other ideas.
Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham benefited from a VAR decision on Tuesday — with Harry Kane winning and converting a penalty in the League Cup semifinal first leg against Chelsea — but the manager still grumbled about the technology.
Pochettino still not sure Tottenham is real title contender
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino still appears to need convincing about his team's Premier League title credentials, even though the London club pulled off one of the best results of the season by thrashing Everton 6-2.
Harry Kane and Son Heung-min scored twice as third-placed Tottenham closed within two points of Manchester City and six points of leader Liverpool after its thrilling victory at Goodison Park on Sunday.
Tottenham’s Dele Alli hit by bottle in derby win at Arsenal
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli was struck on the head by a bottle at Arsenal while helping his team seal a place in the League Cup semifinals with a 2-0 victory in the north London derby on Wednesday.
The plastic bottle was hurled from the stands at the Emirates Stadium about 12 minutes after Alli audaciously lobbed goalkeeper Petr Cech as Tottenham won at its rival for the first time since 2010.
Dier out until January, leaves Spurs light in midfield
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham is facing a shortage of central-midfield options over the busy festive period after Eric Dier was ruled out until the new year after having surgery to remove his appendix.
Dier missed the 1-0 win over Burnley on Saturday after contacting Tottenham's medical staff with acute abdominal pain. The Premier League club said Sunday that the England international will "return to training with the squad in January."
Tottenham advances to CL round of 16 after 1-1 draw at Barca
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — An eye-popping goal by Ousmane Dembele and a superb performance by Barcelona's backup goalkeeper were minutes away from keeping Harry Kane's Tottenham out of the Champion League's last 16 on Tuesday.
But Kane provided the pass that substitute Lucas Moura used to finally score one past Jasper Cillessen in the 85th minute and secure a 1-1 draw that was as good as a victory to the English visitors and the few thousand fans that traveled with them to Spain.
Son inspires Tottenham to 2-0 victory at Leicester
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Son Heung-min scored one goal and set up another to guide Tottenham to a 2-0 victory over Leicester that kept the London club third in the Premier League on Saturday.
With Tottenham playing at Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday, Mauricio Pochettino's gamble in benching Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen paid off.
Solari’s claim on Madrid coaching job faces test at Celta
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — When Real Madrid visits Celta Vigo on Sunday, interim coach Santiago Solari may have his last chance to convince the club that he should stay on the job.
Solari has steered Madrid to three wins since he was promoted from reserve team last week to replace Julen Lopetegui with the team in slump and coming off a 5-1 rout by Barcelona.
Luuk de Jong salvages draw for PSV against 10-man Tottenham
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — After watching Tottenham give up a 2-1 lead with just minutes to go against PSV Eindhoven, coach Mauricio Pochettino was left wondering if his team deserves a prolonged stay in the Champions League.
Captain Luuk de Jong scored a late equalizer Wednesday to salvage a 2-2 draw for PSV Eindhoven against 10-man Tottenham that left both teams unlikely to advance from Group B.
Pochettino said his team should have extended its lead earlier in a match it largely dominated.
Lamela earns Tottenham 1-0 win at West Ham in Premier League
LONDON (AP) — Erik Lamela marked his first start in this English Premier League with the goal in Tottenham's 1-0 victory at West Ham on Saturday.
The Argentine winger was preferred to fit-again playmaker Christian Eriksen by manager Mauricio Pochettino and repaid that faith with a first-half winner, heading in a cross from Moussa Sissoko.
Victory in a feisty London derby meant a fourth straight league win for Spurs, lifting them into the top four.
Kane’s double gives Tottenham 2-0 win at Huddersfield
HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Harry Kane's first-half double gave Tottenham a 2-0 victory at Huddersfield, extending the hosts' winless English Premier League start to seven matches on Saturday.
Kane headed in the opener against the run of play and converted a penalty as Mauricio Pochettino's side took control before cruising to a fourth league win on the road this season.
Kane ends 5-game scoring slump as Spurs beat Brighton 2-1
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Harry Kane moved alongside Jermain Defoe as the joint fifth highest Tottenham scorer of all time on 143 as the London club emerged from a slump by beating Brighton 2-1 in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Tottenham had lost three games in a row for the first time under coach Mauricio Pochettino, but put things right in soaking conditions.
Sluggish Tottenham under scrutiny after 3 straight losses
Tottenham had more players in the World Cup semifinals than any other team. It also was the only Premier League club to not sign anyone in the European transfer window.
As Mauricio Pochettino's sluggish side stumbles in the first busy period of the season, those factors might be starting to show.
Spain’s Baena to join Melbourne Victory in A-League
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Spanish midfielder Raul Baena will join Japan's Keisuka Honda and Sweden's Ola Toivonen at the Melbourne Victory to complete their overseas recruitment for the 2018-2019 A-League season.
The Victory Monday announced the signing of 29-year-old Baena on a one-year deal from second tier Spanish club Granada.
Baena previously compiled more than 150 appearances for top flight Espanyol under current Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, and for Rayo Vallecano.
After 3-0 loss to Spurs, Mourinho demands ‘respect, respect’
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Even his heaviest home loss wasn't enough to defeat Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho's fighting spirit on Monday.
After losing 3-0 to Tottenham in the Premier League at Old Trafford, the Portuguese defiantly held up three fingers at his news conference and asked: "Do you know what this means? 3-0. That also means three Premiership (titles) and I won more Premiership alone than the other 19 managers together. Three for me and two for them."
World Cup winner Lloris charged with drunken driving
LONDON (AP) — France's World Cup-winning captain Hugo Lloris was charged with drunken driving in London on Friday, and he apologized for setting a bad example with "unacceptable" behavior.
The Tottenham goalkeeper was stopped following a routine patrol in the Marylebone district, police said. Lloris was released on bail and is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Sept. 11.
LONDON (AP) — Fulham signaled its determination to stay in the Premier League by becoming the first promoted team to spend over 100 million pounds ($128 million) in the summer transfer window.
In an abbreviated trading period when English top-flight clubs collectively spent more than 1.2 billion pounds, there was one anomaly by the close of business on Thursday. For the first time since the summer transfer window was introduced 15 years ago, one team spent nothing: Tottenham.
LONDON (AP) — England captain Harry Kane signed a new six-year contract with Tottenham on Friday.
British media reported Kane doubled his 100,000 pound ($133,700) weekly salary.
Kane's previous contract signed in 2016 was set to run until 2022, but with the striker expected to attract interest from some of Europe's biggest clubs, chairman Daniel Levy moved proactively.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Zinedine Zidane had barely finished announcing that he was leaving Real Madrid when speculation began about who would succeed him.
Twenty-four hours later, both Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino and Germany coach Joachim Loew — two of the top names rumored to be on Madrid's list of candidates — have said they are staying put.
Pochettino said Friday that his "commitment is total" to Tottenham. He signed a five-year contract extension last week.
Pochettino signs new 5-year deal with Tottenham
LONDON (AP) — Mauricio Pochettino signed a new five-year contract with Tottenham on Thursday, tying him to the Premier League club until 2023.
Pochettino has coached Tottenham since 2014 and guided the team to top-three finishes in each of the past three seasons.
The former Argentina defender recently called on the club to "be brave and take risks," seemingly a challenge to chairman Daniel Levy to spend more money to bring in more high-profile players.
LONDON (AP) — Mauricio Pochettino has added to doubts over his Tottenham future by expressing uncertainty over whether chairman Daniel Levy agrees with his plans to make the team more competitive.
After a 5-4 win over Leicester sealed a third-place Premier League finish on Sunday, Pochettino declined to state for certain whether he would remain in charge next season.
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham secured qualification for next season's Champions League after beating Newcastle 1-0 through Harry Kane's second-half goal to move into third place in the Premier League on Wednesday.
With Chelsea drawing 1-1 with Huddersfield on the other side of London, Tottenham is guaranteed a top-four finish heading into its last game of the season — at home to Leicester on Sunday.
LONDON (AP) — A third cup final with Manchester United for Jose Mourinho. More FA Cup semifinal misery for Tottenham.
While Mauricio Pochettino wins admiration for his style of football, the manager has yet to actually win a trophy in management.
A 2-1 collapse to United at Wembley Stadium on Saturday left Tottenham reeling from an eighth successive loss in the FA Cup semifinals.
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham striker Harry Kane has made a quicker-than-expected recovery from a right ankle injury and could play in the crucial Premier League derby against London rival Chelsea on Sunday.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says "I cannot say no, but I cannot say yes" about Kane's availability for the match at Stamford Bridge.
CLAIREFONTAINE, France (AP) — The risk-taking, attacking soccer pursued by Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino deserves to be rewarded with a trophy, goalkeeper Hugo Lloris told The Associated Press.
And next month's FA Cup semifinal match against Manchester United is a chance for the London team to show it is ready "to step up a level" in its ambition to go toe-to-toe with Europe's biggest clubs.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — For Antonio Conte, it might be a parting gift.
For Jose Mourinho, another title to satisfy his insatiable desire for trophies.
And for Mauricio Pochettino, a belated first title of his career to underline his growing status as one of Europe's brightest young coaches.
There's an added significance to this season's FA Cup for three of English soccer's highest-profile coaches, especially after a sobering week when all of their teams were eliminated from the Champions League.
LONDON (AP) — A goal down and Harry Kane injured, Tottenham's campaign for a third consecutive Premier League top-four finish looked to be taking a serious hit.
But Mauricio Pochettino's team had other ideas, delivering a stirring comeback to defeat Bournemouth 4-1 on Sunday.
Dele Alli equalized, before Son Heung-min struck twice and Serge Aurier nodded in to show Tottenham is far more than the "Harry Kane team," as it was described by Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola earlier this season.
Tottenham overcomes Kane injury to beat Bournemouth 4-1
BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Tottenham overcame an injury scare for Harry Kane to keep its Premier League top-four hopes on track with a 4-1 victory at Bournemouth on Sunday.
Kane left the field with just over half an hour played at the Vitality Stadium after sustaining an ankle problem while scoring an offside goal. Bournemouth had already gone ahead through Junior Stanislas, but Dele Alli leveled before Son Heung-min struck twice and Serge Aurier added a fourth.
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham warmed up for the midweek Champions League tie with Juventus by easing past Huddersfield 2-0 on Saturday to extend its unbeaten run to 17 matches.
Manager Mauricio Pochettino, who turned 46 on Friday, asked Spurs to give him an English Premier League result worth celebrating and they duly delivered at Wembley Stadium with two goals from Son Heung-min.
Formidable Juve defense faces stern test from Kane’s Spurs
This is one defense even Harry Kane might struggle to breach.
The world's leading scorer in 2017 comes up against one of Europe's tightest back lines when Tottenham takes on Juventus on Tuesday.
Only one goal has been conceded in 16 matches by the Italian champions.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is hoping such a formidable record doesn't spook his players heading into the first leg of the Champions League last-16 match in Turin.
European soccer weekend: What to watch in the main leagues
What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:
Tottenham's hopes of Champions League qualification could rest on its dismal record against top-six rivals being halted. In away games at least.
A victory over Manchester United on Wednesday showed Tottenham is more than capable of beating leading sides at home, as did the dismantling of Liverpool in October.
Spurs avoid shock FA Cup exit in draw at 4th-tier Newport
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham survived a huge scare in the FA Cup as a late Harry Kane goal rescued a 1-1 draw at fourth-tier Newport in the fourth round on Saturday.
Newport led for 44 minutes until Kane's 82nd-minute equalizer but the League Two side held on at 10,000-seat Rodney Parade to secure a rich replay at 90,000-seat Wembley Stadium.
Son saves Spurs with long-range equalizer against West Ham
LONDON (AP) — When Harry Kane is enduring a rare spell of frustration in front of goal, Tottenham can always turn to Son Heung-min — as creator or scorer.
Son was taking the plaudits on Thursday — rather than the team's top-scorer — after the South Korean unleashed a thunderous long-range strike to rescue a 1-1 draw against West Ham.
European soccer weekend: What to watch in the main leagues
What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:
Tottenham runs into the record-breaking Manchester City juggernaut at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. A 15-game winning run has propelled City 11 points clear at the Premier League summit.
"They're the best team in England," Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said, "and one of the best in Europe."