Preview: Birmingham v Tottenham

Birmingham hope to build on Wednesday’s 2-1 Carling Cup quarter-final win over Aston Villa when they welcome Spurs to St Andrews on Saturday. While booking a semi-final spot in the league cup will no doubt have pleased boss Alex McLeish, his side’s lowly English Premier League position – 14th, just three points outside the relegation zone – will have him more worried. In their last league game, Birmingham were held…

December 2, 2010

Robin Van Persie: I told Arsenal to sign Tottenham’s Rafael Van Der Vaart

Arsenal striker Robin van Persie says that he advised the Gunners to sign Saturday’s opponent, Tottenham star Rafael Van Der Vaart . Dutchman Van Persie continued his comeback from injury, playing the second half of Holland’s friendly against Turkey in midweek. He will expect to play a part in Arsenal’s derby clash with Tottenham at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. However, he will be particularly infuriated if Spurs star Rafael…

November 22, 2010

Manchester United and Tottenham target Lassana Diarra eyes Jan. move with Real Madrid willing to sell

Real Madrid midfielder Lassana Diarra is eying a January move, with his club willing to sell him to the Premiership, according to Spanish reports.Diarra is in his third season at Real Madrid since moving from Portsmouth, but he has fallen out of favour at the Bernabeu due to injury and the arrival of Sami Khedira from Stuttgart. Manchester United and Tottenham were both linked with the 24-year-old defensive midfielder in…

November 1, 2010

Have Your Say: Who Has Been The Most Improved Player Of The Season So Far? offers you the chance to have your voice heard… Teams like Lazio, West Bromwich Albion, Villarreal, Mainz and Brest have elbowed their way towards the business end of their respective league tables at the start of the 2010-11 season. It has been refreshing to witness clubs of relatively modest standing breathe new life into title chases across the continent thanks to a blend of innovative coaching methods and the…

October 26, 2010

Gareth Bale is not for sale, insists Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp

Tottenham Hotspur boss Harry Redknapp insisted that Gareth Bale is not for sale, after the Welshman hit a hat-trick in a 4-3 defeat to Inter Milan last night. “Gareth is not for sale. We’re looking to build a club, not dismantle one,” said the Tottenham manager. “The chairman Daniel Levy wouldn’t sell him and nor would I. “He’s one of the best left-sided performers in the world.” Bale was pleased with…

October 21, 2010