Villas-Boas Pleased With Point

Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas was delighted with his team’s 1-1 draw against Tottenham at White Hart Lane on Thursday. Emmanuel Adebayor was on the end of a Gareth Bale cross to put Spurs ahead after eight minutes, but Daniel Sturridge’s ninth league goal of the season 15 minutes later secured a point for Villas-Boas’ side in what was a pulsating affair. “It’s one of the days that the results really…

December 23, 2011

Adebayor Back For Togo

Emmanuel Adebayor has made himself available for selection for Togo after receiving assurances over player safety. Adebayor, currently on a season-long loan with Tottenham, had withdrawn from international duty in the wake of the gun attack on the team coach at the 2010 African Nations Cup. Having held a meeting with Togo Football Federation officials on Wednesday, though, the 27-year-old has declared that he is ready to return for the…

November 10, 2011

Harry Redknapp: I Don’t See Wenger Leaving

Harry Redknapp says Arsenal will never sack Arsene Wenger and has backed the Frenchman to drag Tottenham’s north London rivals back in to the title race this season. Wenger has endured a testing summer, leading some to question whether it is time for a new man at the helm, but Redknapp thinks the criticism aimed at his Gunners counterpart is unfair and expects his opposite number in Sunday’s north London…

October 1, 2011

Premier League Preview: Tottenham v Liverpool

Liverpool visit Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League on Sunday, aiming to bounce back from their first defeat of the campaign. Kenny Dalglish’s team made a solid start to the new season, as an opening-round draw against Sunderland was followed by victories over Arsenal and Bolton. But they went down 1-0 at Stoke City last week, with Jonathan Walters’ 21st-minute penalty the difference between the teams. Liverpool enjoyed more…

September 16, 2011

Harry Redknapp Confirms Tottenham Are In Talks To Sign Emmanuel Adebayor

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has confirmed the club are in talks with Manchester City over a move for Emmanuel Adebayor. Adebayor fell out with City boss Roberto Mancini last season and the Italian has made it clear the £25million striker has no future at the club. Spurs and City have been in negotiations for some time over a possible deal, with Adebayor’s reported £170,000 a week wage packet proving to…

August 17, 2011

Emmanuel Adebayor Trains With Manchester City’s Youth Team

Want-away striker Emmanuel Adebayor was further humiliated at Eastlands after being forced to train with Manchester City’s youth team. According to reports in the Daily Mail, the ex-Arsenal forward, who has been left out of the Citizen’s tour in North America, had to training with the club’s U-18 side at Carrington on Thursday. He is hoping for a permanent move to Real Madrid after having spent the second half of…

July 22, 2011