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NOVEMBER 2013

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 !!

 

Saturday 30.11.13
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Spurs go into the match with Manchester United without Christian Eriksen (ankle), Danny Rose (foot), Harry Kane (back) and Emmanuel Adebayor (hamstring), although the players rested for the Tromso match on Thursday are expected to return.
   MANCHESTER UNITED TEAM NEWS : -  Ryan Giggs will play some part of the match, while Robin van Persie and Nemanja Vidic are both fit.  Michael Carrick (shin) and Darren Fletcher (bowel condition) are both out for United.
   For a preview of the United match, click here.


   OTHER NEWS ... Barnsley sacked manager David Flitcroft tonight ... 

Friday 29.11.13
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   Little solid Spurs news around today.
   Other than full back Adam Smith has returned to Tottenham after his season long loan spell at Derby County was terminated by mutual consent, following a change of manager at Pride Park.
   And goalkeeper Lawrence Vigouroux has had his loan spell at Hyde FC extended until January.


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Thursday 28.11.13
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   Tottenham beat Tromso IL 2-0 in the Alfheim Stadion tonight.  For a match report, click here.
   The Mirror reports that Franco Baldini was out in Switzerland to watch FC Basel v Chelsea last night, with the popular view being that he was there to watch the Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah play for the home team, with Tottenham quoted as having an interest in bidding for him in January.
   The Daily Mail dwells on the non-story about Andre Villas-Boas getting the sack and reckon a shock move for former AS Roma manager Luis Enrique might be on the cards, with Franco Baldini a keen supporter of the former Spanish international for the job.  They also put Michael Laudrup and Harry Redknapp in the frame for the job !!
   Meanwhile on TalkSport, former Spurs chairman Alan Sugar has put in his view that AVB should be sacked and replaced with Alex Ferguson.


   OTHER NEWS ...  ... 

Wednesday 27.11.13
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : - Paulinho, Hugo Lloris, Kyle Walker, Sandro, Aaron Lennon, Jermain Defoe, Younes Kaboul and Emmanuel Adebayor have all been left behind, as AVB shuffles his squad ahead of the match with Manchester United on Sunday. Spurs are still missing Danny Rose (foot) and Christian Eriksen (ankle).
   For a preview of the match against Tromso, click here.


   OTHER NEWS ... Crawly Town sacked manager Richie Barker today ... 

Tuesday 26.11.13
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   Spurs are considering a loan move for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, who may be keen on the opportunity to get some first team action.  The 21 year old was mooted as a part of the Gareth Bale deal, but the wrangling over his price prevented this, but Real think that he needs to get some experience and another striker, maybe to replace one on the way out, might be a good deal for Tottenham according to the Daily Mirror.
   And it appears that Jermain Defoe will be the man to make way, as the Mirror reveals that the 30 year old striker has agreed a move to Toronto in Canada in the January transfer window.  He will earn 90,000 a week, with Tottenham getting 6 million for his transfer to the MLS side.


   OTHER NEWS ...  ... 

Monday 25.11.13
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   The Daily Mirror reports that Spurs are keen on 8 million rated Sevilla Argentine midfielder Diego Perotti, who has said he would like to play in England.
   The Metro reports that Emmanuel Adebayor will receive a 1.5 million pay-day if he is at Tottenham in February 2014 as a condition of his permanent transfer from Manchester City.


   OTHER NEWS ... Guy Whittingham has been sacked as manager of Portsmouth ... 

Sunday 24.11.13
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   Tottenham lost 0-6 to Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium this afternoon.  Click here for a match report.
   The Sun on Sunday claims that Fabio Coentrao will be staying at Real Madrid disappointing Spurs and Manchester United who hoped to take him on loan in January.


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Saturday 23.11.13
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   Spurs Under-18s beat Arsenal 4-2 at Hotspur Way this morning in the FA Premier Academy League.  Will Miller scored twice and the other goals came from Cameron Carter-Vickers and an own goal from Albert Mugabo.
   The Spurs FA Youth Cup Third Round tie against Middlesbrough will kick off at 19:00 on Monday 2nd December at Leyton Orient's ground.  Adults entry will be 5 and concessions 1.


   OTHER NEWS ... Tony Pulis has been named as the new manager of Crystal Palace ... 

Friday 22.11.13
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Danny Rose (foot) is still about three weeks away from a return to action in the first team, but Vlad Chiriches, Etienne Capoue and Nacer Chadli are all training again. Christian Eriksen is ruled out for four weeks with an ankle injury.
   MANCHESTER CITY TEAM NEWS : -  Vioncent Kompany's thigh injury rules him out of the match at the Etihad on Sunday, with calf victims David Siva and Stevan Jovetic both having to sit out the match.  Fernandinho is thought to be ready to overcome a knock to play.
   For a preview of the City match, click here.
   The Times claim that Spurs have put a 6.5 million price tag on Jermain Defoe's head to deter interest from West Ham United and Queens Park Rangers.


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Thursday 21.11.13
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   Little Spurs news around today.


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Wednesday 20.11.13
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   Christian Eriksen will miss about four weeks of action after sustaining an ankle injury in Denmark's friendly against Norway at the weekend.  A scan revealed a sprain, which was not as bad an injury as first thought.


   OTHER NEWS ... Scunthorpe United have sacked their manager Brian Laws after The Iron were knocked out of the FA Cup last night by Grimsby Town ... 

Tuesday 19.11.13
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   Andros Townsend and Kyle Walker played all 90 minutes of England's 0-1 friendly defeat by Germany at Wembley tonight.  Jermain Defoe was an unused substitute.
   Hugo Lloris captained France to a 3-0 World Cup qualifying play off second leg win over Ukraine to go through to the finals in Brazil on a 3-2 aggregate score-line.
   Gylfi Sigurdsson played all of Iceland's 0-2 reverse in their second leg play off tie tonight in Croatia, which saw them lose by the same score on aggregate.
   South Africa beat Spain 1-0 at home in a friendly tonight, with Bongani Khumalo playing the first 45 minutes of the match.
   Jan Vertonghen played 90 minutes and Mousa Dembele 72 minutes of Belgium's 2-3 home friendly defeat by Japan tonight.
   Erik Lamela was a 77th minute substitute in Argentina's 2-0 friendly win over Bosnia-Herzegovina this morning in St. Louis, USA.


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Monday 18.11.13
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   Kyle Walker and Andros Townsend will start England's friendly against Germany at Wembley tomorrow.


   OTHER NEWS ...  ... 

Sunday 17.11.13
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   The Daily Mail reports that should Andre Villas-Boas fail to secure Champions League football for next season, then the club's hierarchy will turn to former striker Jurgen Klinsmann to take the reins at White Hart Lane.  The decision would be swayed by the profile he has in America and the influence that might have on attracting funding for the new stadium.


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Saturday 16.11.13
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   Spurs are said to be ready to step up their interest in 19 year old Santos winger Neilton, with a 200,000 offer and an agreement to give a 10% sell-on clause, although the player is reported in the Daily Mail as saying he wants to stay in Brazil with his club.
   In the Metro, they claim that Napoli are looking to make a move for Mousa Dembele in the January transfer window.
   Tottenham's Under-18s lost 1-3 away to Leicester City with the sole Spurs goal scored by Anthony Georgiou.


   OTHER NEWS ...  ... 

Friday 15.11.13
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   Andros Townsend and Jermain Defoe both made substitute appearances for England in the 0-2 friendly defeat at Wembley tonight.  Townsend came on in the 57th minute and Defoe entered play in the 66th minute.
   Gylfi Sigurdsson played the whole of Iceland's home 0-0 draw against Croatia in the first leg of their World Cup play-off tonight.
   Denmark beat Norway 2-1 in a friendly in Copenhagen, but Christian Eriksen had to leave the field in the 41st minute with an ankle injury, which might rule him out for up to six weeks.  The midfielder will have a scan tomorrow to assess the damage caused by the injury caused by a late tackle from Southampton midfielder Vergard Forren.
   Argentina played out a 0-0 home friendly draw with Ecuador tonight, with Erik Lamela an unused substitute.


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Thursday 14.11.13
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   Jan Vertonghen played the whole of Belgium's 0-2 home friendly defeat by Colombia, while Mousa Dembele was a 75th minute substitute in Brussells tonight.
   Jordan Archer was in goal for Scotland Under-21s in their 1-1 draw with Georgia U21 at St. Mirren tonight.


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Wednesday 13.11.13
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   Kyle Walker will miss England's friendly on Friday against Chile at Wembley after missing training with a minor injury.


   OTHER NEWS ... Middlesbrough have appointed Spaniard Aitor Karanka as their new manager ... Fulham have appointed Rene Meulentsteen as the Head Coach at the club to work with manager Martin Jol ... 

Tuesday 12.11.13
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   Romania captain and defender Vlad Chiriches will miss both legs of his country's World Cup finals play-off with Greece after breaking his nose in Tottenham's match against Newcastle United on Sunday.
   Spurs are rumoured to have been impressed by 17 year old Valmir Berisha, who was the star of the Sweden UNder-17 team in the recent World Championships in Abu Dhabi.  It is reported in the Daily Mirror that Spurs are considering a 500,000 move for the Halmstads striker, but will face considerable competition from other clubs across Europe.


   OTHER NEWS ...  ... 

   CRIME WATCH ... Ajax have been fined 21,000 for a religious offensive banner displayed when they played Glasgow Celtic in the Champions League last week ... 

Monday 11.11.13
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   The Daily Mirror reports that out of favour goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes may move back to Brazil when his Spurs contract expires in the summer.
   Former Spurs winger Peter Taylor has been appointed as the manager of Gillingham on a permanent basis after being interim manager for a month.


   OTHER NEWS ...  ... 

Sunday 10.11.13
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   Tottenham lost 0-1 to Newcastle United at White Hart Lane this afternoon.  For a match report click here.
   The Sunday Telegraph reports that Spurs will make a move for 25 year old Mexican striker Javier Hernandez of Manchester United in the January transfer window, if the club are able to move Emmanuel Adebayor out of White Hart Lane.
   Hugo Lloris did not feature in today's match on medical advice, but he should be fit for France's World Cup qualifying play-off matches in the coming week.


   OTHER NEWS ...  ... 

Saturday 09.11.13
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Spurs are without Sandro (hamstring), Nacer Chadli (hamstring) and Danny Rose (toe) for the visit of Newcastle United to White Hart Lane tomorrow.   Hugo Lloris is expected to return to action after a head injury last week at Everton and a number of players who sat out Thursday's win over FC Sheriff fin the Europa League will come back into the side.  Emmanuel Adebayor is not expected to be one of them.
   NEWCASTLE UNITED TEAM NEWS : -  Fabricio Collocini and Chiek Tiote are expected to return for Newcastle United and their absentees will be centre half Steven Taylor (hamstring), Paul Dummett (hamstring) and Ryan Taylor (knee liagments).
   For a preview of the Newcastle United match, click here.
   Spurs Under-18s drew 2-2 with Fulham U18 at Hotspur Way today, with the goals being scored for Spurs by Joshua Onomah and Shayon Harison.


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Friday 08.11.13
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   Tottenham's home fixture against Stoke City has been moved from to Sunday 29th December with a 16:00 kick off.  The match is not to be screened for live TV coverage.


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Thursday 07.11.13
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   Tottenham beat FC Sheriff 2-1 at White Hart Lane in the Europa League tonight.  Click here for a match report.
   Kyle Walker, Andros Townsend and Jermain Defoe have been named in the England squad for this month's friendlies against Chile and Germany at Wembley.
   The Daily Express claim that Sporting Lisbon will ask for 6 million for their former Sevilla winger Diego Capel, with Spurs, arsenal and Liverpool all interested in the 25 year old Spanish international.
   Brazilian striker Hulk has said he would like to play under Andre Villas-Boas again after previously serving under him at FC Porto.  The player is out of form at Zenit St. Petersburg and may move in January, but would be expected to fetch 25 million


   OTHER NEWS ...  ... 

Wednesday 06.11.13
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Hamstring victims Sandro and Nacer Chadli will miss the game against FC Sheriff in the Europa League tomorrow, along with Zeki Fryers (groin) and Danny Rose (toe).  Head coach AVB has said that Emmanuel Adebayor will not be involved in the match-day squad.
   For a preview of the FC Sheriff match tomorrow, click here.
   A Spurs XI drew 3-3 with a Colchester United XI at Hotspur Way today.  Souleymane Coulibaly scored twice and Cameron Lancaster grabbed the other Tottenham goal
  The London Evening Standard reports that Andre Villas-Boas would like to return to Real Madrid in the January transfer window to complete the loan signing until the end of the season of Fabio Coentrao, who has been kept out of the side by Marcelo this season.


   OTHER NEWS ... Shaun Derry has been appointed as the new manager of Notts. County ... 

Tuesday 05.11.13
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   Spurs are being heavily criticised in the media for allowing Hugo Lloris to continue playing in Sunday's match at Everton, with the player's unions and medical experts saying he should have been removed from the game.  While the Guardian says that the Premier League officials are to look at what action should be taken in such situations in future, the Daily Express claims that the FA visited Tottenham on Monday and left satisfied that they had acted correctly.
   The Daily Star reckons Liverpool and Spurs will both make a January transfer window move for Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto, who would cost 17 million.
   Tottenham are showing interest in 19 year old Brazilian winger Neilton, who is having difficult contract negotiations with his club Santos over his wage demands..
   In The Sun, Sven Goran Eriksen says in an excerpt from his book that he advised Roman Abramovich to go to Chelsea instead of Tottenham Hotspur.


   OTHER NEWS ...  ... 

Monday 04.11.13
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   Following his injury yesterday, in a collision with Romelu Lukaku at Goodison Park, Hugo Lloris had a scan on his head that proved all clear.


   OTHER NEWS ...  ... 

Sunday 03.11.13
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   Spurs drew 0-0 with Everton at Goodison Park this afternoon.  Click here for a match report.
   The Metro claims Spurs are going to return to Corinthians in Brazil to make an offer for forward Alexandre Pato in January, following rumours are coming out of the club that he has been told he can leave in January after failing out with the hierarchy there.


   OTHER NEWS ...  ... 

Saturday 02.11.13
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   EVERTON TEAM NEWS : -  Johnny Heitinga makes the squad for the match, but Aruna Kone (knee), Darron Gibson (knee) and Antolin Alcaraz (hernia) are all out.
   For a preview of the Everton match tomorrow, click here.
   The Spurs Under-18s lost 1-4 at Hotspur Way to Sunderland today in the Premier League Under-18 league, with Shayon Harrison scoring their solitary goal.


   OTHER NEWS ...  ... 

Friday 01.11.13
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : - Danny Rose (toe), Emmanuel Adebayor (match fitness) and Nacer Chadli (hamstring) will all be unavailable for the game at Everton on Sunday, while Kyle Naughton is a doubt after picking up a kick on his leg in the League Cup tie against Hull City on Wednesday.
   Not a lot of other Spurs news around today.


   OTHER NEWS ...  ... 

 

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