Tottenham Hotspur Archive

Chelsea vs Gareth Bale could determine Champions League places

The Chelsea versus Gareth Bale (AKA Tottenham Hotspur) game is being touted as the key in the battle for a top-four finish. The one-man-team show that is Tottenham Hotspur Football Club have endured a fine season, with their main man bagging 19 goals so far in this campaign, including 2 in his last two games

AVB: Chelsea had to sack me

Current Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas has finally admitted that Chelsea had to sack him for a change in results. AVB was sacked after only 8 months in charge, despite Roman Abramovich paying Porto €15Million to break his contract and getting the Ex-Porto manager to sign a five-year deal. The Portuguese manager tried to shuffle the

Shakhtar Donetsk unhappy with Chelsea target Willian

Chelsea target Willian has fallen out with current club Shakhtar Donetsk, after failing to return from the clubs winter break on time. Willian was still in Brazil while the rest of his team-mates completed their first training session since Christmas. His manager Mircea Lucescu said: “It is not very nice to say that Willian did

Chelsea´s Taison Freda fail could be a Willian winner

Chelsea lost out on their bid to sign Taison Freda yesterday, as the Brazilian joined Shakhtar Donestk. This could turn out to be a blessing in disguise, with Shakhtar thought to have signed Taison to soften the loss of Willian to the Premier League. Willian has been a long-time target of Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur,

Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas blasts Chelsea hierarchy

Ex-Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has started the mind games early in the battle for third place, with the Portuguese manager claiming Chelsea have no long-term plans. The Spurs boss was sacked after only 9 months into a 5 year deal, in which he had been promised time to build his own team to fit his

Chelsea to save Real Madrid star from Primera Liga exile

Chelsea are rumoured to be keen on saving Ex-Spurs midfielder Luka Modric, who has been out-of-favour at Real Madrid. Modric was recently given the unfortunate title of worst Spanish signing of the season, by Spanish daily newspaper Marca who asked readers to vote for the best and worst signings this season. Barcelona’s Jordi Alba was

Chelsea emerge as Favourites for Ba signature

Chelsea have emerged as favourites to sign Newcastle United’s Demba Ba, who is available for a bargain fee of £7.5million. Chelsea are widely expected to sign two strikers in January, with Daniel Sturridge leaving the Blues to join Liverpool. Ba scored twice against potential suitors Arsenal yesterday in Newcastle’s 7-3 loss, with Demba levelling the

Chelsea target Spurs left-back as long-term Ashley Cole replacement

Chelsea are rumoured to be considering a bid to buy Benoit Assou-Ekotto, to replace the expected loss of Ashley Cole at the end of the season. The Cameroon international has struggled with a persistent knee injury this season, making only 3 appearances so far this term. The 28 year-old was outstanding last season for Tottenham

Villas-Boas: “Extremely unfair” that Chelsea have joined Spurs in Europa League

Current Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas has complained about UEFA regulations that “reward” clubs “failure” in the Champions League group stages, specifically Chelsea’s inclusion in the Europa League round-of-32. Andre Villas-Boas has claimed his former club Chelsea should not be rewarded for Champions League failure by playing in the Europa League. But the ex-Stamford Bridge

Chelsea scouting American goal-scorer

Chelsea have been sending scouts to Holland, to watch AZ Alkmaar star Jozy Altidore, who is also being followed by Tottenham Hotspur. The 23-year-old spent a disappointing spell on loan at Hull three years ago, but since moving to Holland, Jozy has shown real development and is tipped to become one of the big strikers