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Kane, Son Rip Everton Apart As Tottenham Win 6-2

Tottenham Hotspur showed why manager Mauricio Pochettino is “a wanted man’’ by thrashing hosts Everton 6-2 on Sunday to close to within six points of English Premier League leaders Liverpool. Spurs have had to cope with the unwanted attention of Pochettino being linked with the Manchester United job following Jose Mourinho’s sacking some days ago. But they showed no signs of being distracted as they roared back from a goal down at Goodison Park. Braces from Son Heung-min and Harry Kane, with Dele Alli…

Premier League: Tottenham Stun Chelsea, Manchester United Held

Tottenham defeated Chelsea to inflict the Blues' first Premier League defeat of the season and move to the 3rd spot in the table. Mauricio Pochettino's side displayed a terrific performance to go up a place to third, five points behind unbeaten leaders Manchester City, while Chelsea drop down to fourth. Spurs deservedly scored two goals in the first 16 minutes through midfielder Dele Alli's flicked header from Christian Eriksen's cross, and Harry Kane firing in a drive from long range. Son Heung-min had struck…

Herrera Winner Puts Man Utd Into FA Cup Final

Ander Herrera’s second half strike fired Manchester United into the FA Cup final with victory over Tottenham at Wembley. The Spaniard drove a low shot past goalkeeper Michel Vorm in the 62nd minute to take Jose Mourinho’s men to a record-equalling 20th FA Cup final. The defeat also condemns Tottenham to an eighth consecutive FA Cup semi-final defeat. Dele Alli had put Spurs ahead in the 11th minute, after latching on to Christian Eriksen's low cross. But Alexis Sanchez leveled the score in the 24th minute,…

Dele Alli Scores Twice As Spurs Break Chelsea Hoodoo

Dele Alli scored twice as Tottenham came from behind to claim a first league win at Stamford Bridge in 28 years and deliver a huge blow to Chelsea's hopes of finishing in the Premier League top four. A win would have moved the Blues to within two points of fourth-placed Tottenham and, after soaking up some Spurs pressure, they took the lead when Alvaro Morata headed in Victor Moses' cross. But Tottenham levelled just before the break, as Christian Eriksen hit a fierce, dipping effort from 25 yards that dropped just…

Iwobi, Ndidi, Iheanacho Make Europe’s 100 Most Valuable U21 Players

Super Eagles players, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho have made Europe’s 100 most valuable U21 players’ shortlist. Players in Europe’s top five leagues were understudied by CIES Football Observatory which ranked the players based on increases in their transfer value. Kylian Mbappe now worth €182.8m was named as the most expensive U21 player in the world and in second spot in the rankings is Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli, valued at £158.6m. Also in third spot is Manchester City winger Leroy Sane, valued…

Tottenham Sink Real Madrid As Man City Edge Napoli

Real Madrid were handed their worst Champions League group-stage loss in nine years after falling to Tottenham 3-1 on Wednesday. Dele Alli scored twice and Christian Eriksen added another to give Spurs a deserved victory at Wembley. Cristiano Ronaldo scored the lone goal for the holders with his side already down by three. The two-goal deficit marked Los Blancos' biggest defeat in the European competition's group stage since losing 2-0 against Juventus in November 2008. It was also only the sixth time Ronaldo…

Harry Kane Scores Twice As Spurs Thrash Liverpool 4-1

Harry Kane scored twice for Tottenham Hotspur in a 4-1 victory over an abject Liverpool team on Sunday that left the Merseyside club’s Premier League title hopes in tatters. Kane struck early in each half, book-ending goals from Son Heung-Min and Dele Alli, with Mohamed Salah netting in reply in front of a record Premier League crowd of 80,827 at Wembley that included the great Diego Maradona. Spurs move level on points with second-place Manchester United, five points below leaders Manchester City, while Liverpool’s…

FIFA Ban Totteham Midfielder, Alli For Gesture

World Football governing body FIFA have announced a one-match ban for England midfielder Dele Alli over his unsporting and obscene middle-finger gesture during the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Slovakia earlier this month. Alli who plays for English top flight club Tottenham Hotspur was caught on camera raising his finger in the direction of French referee Clement Turpin during the world cup qualifier at Wembley and had risked a potential four-game ban. But the 21-year-old said the gesture was made in jest towards…

FIFA Opens Disciplinary Proceedings Against Dele Alli Over Offensive Gesture

World football governing body FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli after he gestured with his middle finger during England's match against Slovakia on Monday. The 21-year-old was caught on camera making a one-finger salute, which Alli claimed was aimed at his former Tottenham team-mate Kyle Walker and not at the referee, Clément Turpin. The incident occurred in the 77th minute after the official waved away his appeals for a free-kick. Alli was body-checked by Fenerbahce…
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