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This page gives you a diary of events as they have happened at the club. 
News of current and former players will be included, as well as any other Spurs related story, rumour or innuendo.

The MEHSTG spin story is our own unique take on some of the big breaking stories of the day ... with our 
"spin" (and little truth) attached to it !!  There are also "no spin" stories, which are strange but true !! 
You couldn't make them up !!

 

Monday 29.05.17
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Sunday 28.05.17
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   Reports indicate that 1FC Koln are interested in buying Kevin Wimmer, but whether that will still be the case when Spurs ask for GBP17.5 million for the Austrian international, it remains to be seen.  Worryingly, Tottenham are said to be interested in paying Hull City GBP22 million for central defender Harry Maguire.
   Christian Maghoma has received a call-up from the Democratic Republic of Congo for their Games against Botswana and Congo in the coming two weeks.
   Cameron Carter-Vickers was sent of playing for the US National team in the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea against Saudi Arabia for two yellow card offences, although both were dubious.
   Former Spurs defender Stephen Kelly has been released by Rotherham United.


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Saturday 27.05.17
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   Harry Kane has won the PFA Fan's Premier League Player of the year award.
   In the Volksbank Cup youth tournament, Spurs bowed out with a 2-0 win over Galatasaray, with the goals scored by Anthony Georgiou and Jack Roles.
   Today, Tottenham are linked with Ajax midfielder Davy Klaasen, Monaco forward Thomas Lemar.
   With the season ending, a lot of clubs have announced their release lists, with these ex-Spurs players among them.
Charlie Lee (Stevenage)
Emmanuel Sonupe (Northampton Town)
Emmanuel Osabede (Gillingham)
Shaquile Coulthirst (Peterborough United)
Lee Angol (Peterborough United - has joined Mansfield Town)
Jack Bathram (Cheltenham Town)
Jack Munns (Cheltenham Town)
Ruben Lameiras (Coventry City)
Sebastien Bassong (Norwich City)
Joe Martin (Millwall)


   OTHER NEWS ... Marco Silva has been named as the new manager of Watford ... 

Friday 26.05.17
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   Tottenham beat Kitchee SC 4-1 in Hong Kong today, with the goals coming from Heung-Min Son, Vincent Janssen, Harry Kane and Kazaiah Sterling.
   Spurs lost 0-2 to Red Bull Brazil and 1-2 to Muhelnkreis in the Volksbank Cup youth tournament in Stemwede, with the Spurs goal coming from  Ryan Loft.
   Youth team midfielder Charlie Owens has left Spurs and signed for QPR.


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   MEHSTG's spin story ... Former Spurs manager Harry Redknapp wants to sign former Tottenham full back Benoit Assou-Ekotto, but the Cameroon international is keen to pursue a career as a porn star.

Thursday 25.05.17
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   AIA have announced their partnership with Spurs will be extended to 2022, with their logo appearing on Tottenham shirts until that date.
   Kieran Trippier has had his first call up to the full England squad for the World Cup qualifier against Scotland and the friendly against France next week.  He is joined in the squad by Eric Dier, Kyle Walker, Dele Alli and Harry Kane.
   Wales have included Ben Davies in their squad for the world Cup qualifier against Serbia on June 11.
   The Youth team are playing in the Stemwede youth tournament in Germany, with both their first day games ending in draws - 1-1 against Werder Bremen with Shayon Harrison scoring and Shayon scored from the spot ina  1-1 draw with Copenhagen.
   Spurs are linked with Schalke 04 attacking midfielder Max Meyer and the rumours about Wilfried Zaha have cropped up again.


   OTHER NEWS ... Marco Silva has resigned as manager of Hull City ...  Garry Monk has left Leeds United after failing to agree a new contract with the Yorkshire club's new owners  ... Daniel Farke has been named as the new boss at Norwich City  ...

Wednesday 24.05.17
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   Very little news about Spurs today.  Lots of South Korea and Hong Kong stories, while Marcus Edwards has travelled to Germany with the Academy side to play in a youth tournament.


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Tuesday 23.05.17
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   Spurs players arrived in Hong Kong and South Korea today.
   Allegedly, Tottenham are asking GBP25.9 million from Marseille for Moussa Sissoko, Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Manchester City are all interested in Kyle Walker and Gylfi Sigurdsson wants more than GBP120,000 a week in wages if he moves from Swansea City, so he is unlikely to end up playing for Spurs.


   OTHER NEWS ... Harry Kewell has been named as the new manager of Crawley Town ... Sam Allardyce has resigned as manager of Crystal Palace  ...

   CRIMEWATCH ...  Southend United striker Nile Ranger has been jailed for eight months for online banking fraud ... 


   MEHSTG's no-spin story ... Laurent Koscielny will miss the FA Cup Final after an appeal against his sending off against Everton and he will miss it as much as he missed the ball when he 'challenged' Valencia to earn his red card.

Monday 22.05.17
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   Mousa Dembele will have a routine procedure to deal with the foot injury he has had for a while and this means he will miss the end of season trip to Hong Kong.
   Not a lot of new transfer rumour today following the season's end.


   OTHER NEWS ... David Moyes resigned as manager of relegated Sunderland today ... 


   MEHSTG's no-spin story ... When asked about the chances of his centre half making the FA Cup Final after being stretchered off on Sunday, Arsene Wenger said Gabriel "doesn't look too good".

Sunday 21.05.17
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   Tottenham beat Hull City 7-1 at the KCOM Stadium this afternoon.  Click here for a match report.
   Spurs have been linked with a move for Atletico Madrid's French striker Kevin Gameiro, while other media sources reckon Tottenham have moved into pole position to sign Fulham left back Ryan Sessignon.


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Saturday 20.05.17
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   The Daily Mirror claims Spurs will sell Georges-Kevin Nkoudou in the summer and that Federico Fazio will be sold to AS Roma.  In the Metro, they claims Manchester United have had a GBP50 million offer for Eric Dier rejected.  Most of the rest of the rumours centre on Gylfi Sigurdsson's potential return to Tottenham.
   For a preview of Tottenham's match at Hull City tomorrow, click here.
   Josh Onomah played 84 minutes of England Under-20's 3-0 win over Argentina in the World Cup in South Korea this morning,  Kyle Walker-Peters was an unused substitute.


   OTHER NEWS ... Millwall won the League One Play-off final 1-0 against Bradford City at Wembley and will play in the Championship next season ... 

Friday 19.05.17
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Hugo Lloris might miss the last game of the season at Hull City with a cut knee, while Kyle Walker's ankle injury will be assessed tomorrow to see if he can take part.  Kieran Trippier is back in training and should be ready to play if required, while Erik Lamela (hip), Harry Winks (ankle) and Danny Rose (knee) all miss out.  Cameron Carter-Vickers, Kyle Walker-Peters and Josh Onomah are all away on international duty at the Under-20 World Cup.
   Today Tottenham are being linked with former Spurs and Swansea City midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson and 17 year old defender Perr Schuurs of Dutch club Fortuna Sittard.
   TJ Eyoma and Reo Griffiths were unused substitutes as England Under-17s lost on penalties to Spain in the Final of the European Championship in Croatia, after the game finished 2-2 after normal time.
   For Wyart Lane's look back at the Finale and some photos of the day, click here.


   OTHER NEWS ... Rossi Eames has been appointed permanently as manager of Barnet ... 

Thursday 18.05.17
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   Tottenham beat Leicester City 6-1 at the King Power Stadium tonight.  For a match report click here.


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Wednesday 17.05.17
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Danny Rose's knee surgery and Erik Lamela's hip op keep them both out, along with Harry Winks' ankle injury.  Added to that Kieran Trippier suffered from concussion in the game on Sunday and Kyle Walker picked up a minor ankle knock, so both right backs will be out of the trip to Leicester City.
   While Chelsea are said to be willing to enter the race to sign Kyle Walker, Tottenham appear to be making moves to replace him already, with talks having allegedly begun with Juventus' Brazilian right back Dani Alves.


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Tuesday 16.05.17
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   Danny Rose has had exploratory surgery on his knee today, after a set-back in his recovery from a ligament injury.  He will miss the rest of this season and the start of next season.
   Spurs are rumoured to be being offered Hull City central defender Harry Maguire, along with a few other Premier League team's following the Tigers' relegation, while it is rumoured that Spurs have been tracking Freiburg's 23 year old striker Maximilian Philipp.


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Monday 15.05.17
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   Tottenham's Under-23s lost 2-3 to Manchester United at Old Trafford tonight, with Jaden Brown and Samuel Shashuoa scoring Tottenham's goals.


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Sunday 14.05.17
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   Tottenham Hotspur beat Manchester United 2-1 at White Hart Lane today in the last ever game at the stadium. A match report will follow.
   A fantastic array of former players were paraded as the club celebrated The Finale of the ground.
   Tottenham are allegedly interested in West Ham United London midfielder Manuel Lanzini, but the Irons have slapped a GBP30 million price tag on the Argentinian.


   OTHER NEWS ... Forest Green won promotion to the Football League with a 3-1 win over Tranmere Rovers in the Conference promotion play-off final ... 

Saturday 13.05.17
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   Mauricio Pochettino has been named as the Premier League Manager of the Month and Heung-Min Son as the Player of the Month.
   For a preview of tomorrow's game against Manchester United, click here
   For Wyart Lane's thoughts on the last game at our stadium, click here.
   Tottenham's Under-18s drew 3-3 in their final game of the Premier League Academy season, with Jack Roles, Paris Maghoma and Kazaiah Sterling brought Spurs a point after being 3-1 down.
   Spurs Director Donna-Marie Cullen said the club are looking to "monetise the structure" when the new stadium is built by hosting e-sports games (professionals playing video games).


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Friday 12.05.17
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Spurs are once again without Danny Rose (knee), Erik Lamela (hip) and Harry Winks (ankle), while the Under-20 World Cup call-ups for Josh Onomah, Kyle Walker-Peters and Cameron Carter-Vickers means they are unavailable.


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Thursday 11.05.17
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   It is rumoured that Spurs have enquired about 30 year old Valencia and Argentina centre-half Ezequial Garay, who might fetch GBP17 million.


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Wednesday 10.05.17
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   Tottenham are being linked to a move for Young Boys Swiss international midfielder Denis Zakaria, while the Eric Dier to United and Kyle Walker to City rumours are still being circulated through the media.  Spurs representatives have apparently flown to Turkey to try to secure the signing of Galatasaray winger Bruma.
   Former Spurs manager Harry Redknapp has signed a one-year deal to manage Birmingham City next season.


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Tuesday 09.05.17
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   Manchester United appear to be confident of signing Eric Dier for GBP40 million in the summer, while Spurs are pursuing former right back Adam Smith if Kyle Walker leaves for Manchester City.  Tottenham are also looking at Leicester City midfielder Riyad Mahrez, who looks set to leave the East Midlands club for around GBP30 million.
   Spurs Under-18s beat Everton 3-0 away in the Premier League Academy Under-18 League with goals from Samuel Shashoua, Keanan Bennetts and Nick Tsaroulla.
   Kyle Walker-Peters and Josh Onomah are included in the England Under-20 World Cup squad, while Cameron Carter-Vickers in the the US squad for the same competition.


   OTHER NEWS ... Mike Flynn has been named as the permanent manager of Newport County after keeping them in the EFL ... 


   MEHSTG's no-spin story ... Arsene Wenger doesn't know what a Director of Football is.

Monday 08.05.17
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   Spurs will play Kitchee SC of Hong Kong in a friendly in the Asian territory on Friday 26th May with a kick off 13.00 (UK time).
   Dele Alli came third in the Football Writers' Player of the Year award.
   Tottenham are linked with a move for former right back Adam Smith of Bournemouth, as rumours surround Kyle Walker's future at Spurs.  19 year old Kundai Benyu looks set to leave Ipswich Town and Spurs have had him playing in the NextGen side a few seasons back, so might renew their interest in the midfielder.  .


   OTHER NEWS ... Middlesbrough's relegation to the Championship was confirmed after losing tonight ... 

Sunday 07.05.17
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   Today's results ensure that Spurs will be in next season's Champions League competition.


   OTHER NEWS ... Newcastle United won the Championship league title today ... Blackburn Rovers were relegated to League One  ... 


   MEHSTG's spin story ... .

Saturday 06.05.17
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   Tottenham's Under-18s lost 2-3 to Aston Villa at Bodymoor Heath today.  The Spurs goals came from an own goal and a Samuel Shashoua penalty.


   OTHER NEWS ... Hartlepool United were relegated from the Football League today ... 

Friday 05.05.17
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   Tottenham lost 0-1 to West Ham United London at the Olympic Stadium tonight.  Click here for a match report.
   Haringey Council have agreed to the increase in the capacity of the new ground taking the total to 61,599.
   Young forward Aramide Oteh has signed a one year contract with QPR after being released by Spurs.


   OTHER NEWS ... Luke Williams has left the post of  Swindon Town manager ... 

Thursday 04.05.17
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Danny Rose (knee), Harry Winks (ankle), Cameron Carter-Vickers (knee) and Erik Lamela (hip) are all missing from the Spurs squad for the game at the Olympic Stadium.
   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : - 
Gokhan Tore (knee), Angelo Ogbonna (knee), Pedro Obiang (ankle), Diafro Sakho (back) and Michail Antonio (hamstring) are all missing for West Ham United London, while Andy Carroll (groin) and Arthur Masuaku (foot) are doubts.
   For a preview of the game against West Ham United London, click here.
   The Under-23s lost 1-4 to Leicester City at White Hart Lane tonight in the Premier League 2, with Tottenham's goal coming from a  Marcus Edwards penalty.  Spurs had keeper Tom Glover sent off.
   TJ Eyoma and Tashan Oakley-Boothe played all of England Under-17s 3-1 win over Norway in the Euro 2017 finals, with Reo Griffiths coming on in added time at the end of the game as a substitute.
   Spurs are today linked with Malaga striker Sandro Ramirez, Nice's GBP20 million rated midfielder Jean Michael Seri, Leicester City winger Demarai Gray and Ajax's Danish 19 year old forward Kasper Dolberg, while Kyle Walker is widely reported to be leaving in the summer for a minimum GBP35 million


   OTHER NEWS ... Crawley Town manager Dermot Drummond was sacked today ... 

Wednesday 03.05.17
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   The media have erupted over one player omitted from Tottenham's list of invited ex-players and managers to the last ever game at White Hart Lane.  It is reported in the Daily Mirror that George Graham and Juande Ramos have also not received invitations to attend.
   Former Spurs midfielder Michael Brown has been named as the new manager of Port Vale, having been caretaker manager since December.


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Tuesday 02.05.17
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   Tottenham are allegedly watching Bournemouth striker Josh King, while other stories distance the club from a move for Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, with the reason quoted being his choice to play for Ivory Coast instead of England.
   Former Spurs winger Aaron Lennon has been detained under the Mental Health Act in Manchester for treatment for a stress related illness.


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Monday 01.05.17
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   News broke today of a disagreement between Kyle Walker and Mauricio Pochettino reportedly about the right back's fitness and attitude in training, that led the manager to think he was not up to playing two games a week.  The media has leapt to the conclusion that Walker will be on his way to Manchester City in the summer and to make sure that the situation is covered, Spurs will offer a new contract to Kieran Trippier.


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