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Pep Guardiola renews José Mourinho feud over Sterling's England withdrawal

Guardian - fre, 20/11/2020 - 23:30
  • Sterling sure to face Spurs on Saturday, claims Mourinho
  • ‘Maybe Mourinho is a doctor,’ says Manchester City coach

Pep Guardiola has hit back at José Mourinho after the Tottenham manager cast doubt over the legitimacy of Raheem Sterling’s withdrawal from England duty.

Sterling returned to training with City on Friday after being sent home from the national team camp on Monday, a calf injury being the reason provided. He had missed the previous day’s match in Belgium and was back in his club’s care by the time England faced Iceland on Wednesday, but is in contention to start when City visit Spurs on Saturday evening.

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Tottenham v Manchester City: match preview

Guardian - fre, 20/11/2020 - 18:35

José Mourinho and Pep Guardiola meet for a 24th time as managers in what is sure to be a highlight of the weekend. Guardiola will be seriously nervous of a title-denting defeat after signing a contract extension at Manchester City, if Sergio Agüero and Raheem Sterling fail to make the starting lineup. Mourinho will be quietly confident his flying Tottenham can put serious pressure on a City’s brittle defence. Harry Kane and Son Heung-min have been unstoppable and it is unlikely the international break will allow any respite from their surgical precision. Graham Searles

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Jose: My Spurs side better, but so is Pep's Man City team

Sky Sports - fre, 20/11/2020 - 15:10
Jose Mourinho thinks his current Tottenham side is better than the one that beat Manchester City last season, but warned Pep Guardiola's team is also stronger.

Watch free PL highlights just after FT with Sky Sports

Sky Sports - fre, 20/11/2020 - 12:09
All you need to know to be able to watch highlights from every 2020/21 Premier League game with Sky Sports.

Are Tottenham title contenders?

Sky Sports - fre, 20/11/2020 - 09:52
Tottenham's title hopes assessed on the Pitch to Post Preview Podcast, plus analysis of their big clash with Man City...

Jose Mourinho: One year of wearing Spurs pyjamas

Sky Sports - fre, 20/11/2020 - 08:00
Jose Mourinho exclusively reflects on a year in charge at Tottenham, discussing his ambitions for Harry Kane and the importance of Gareth Bale.

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Guardian - fre, 20/11/2020 - 01:01

Anything could happen at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Foxes sniff their chance and Lookman can bounce back

Both sides have personnel problems and coming in the immediate aftermath of an international break, Tottenham’s home match against Manchester Cityseems nigh on impossible to predict, even before factoring in some of the borderline-bonkers scorelines featuring both teams in other matches this season. A win for Tottenham on Saturday evening would make them overnight leaders of the Premier League and leave City looking uncharacteristically forlorn and out of sorts in mid-table. With Gareth Bale gaining sharpness with every passing day and likely to start in attack for the home side along with the irrepressible Son Heung-min and Harry Kane, it is difficult to escape the conclusion that City will have their work cut out in what seems a genuine test of both sides’ title credentials. José Mourinho is known for his extreme pragmatism, but it is difficult to see his side approach this contest in anything other than a comparatively gung-ho manner with so much attacking talent at their disposal. BG

Related: My Premier League team of the season so far | Barry Glendenning

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Skinner named Spurs Women head coach

Sky Sports - tor, 19/11/2020 - 19:00
Tottenham have appointed England Women assistant coach Rehanne Skinner as their new head coach, after sacking Karen Hills and Juan Amoros.

PL predictions: Jose to master declining Man City

Sky Sports - tor, 19/11/2020 - 18:00
Fresh from tipping Aston Villa to beat Arsenal and a Scotland win on penalties at 14/1, our betting expert Jones Knows makes his Premier League predictions.

My Premier League team of the season so far | Barry Glendenning

Guardian - tor, 19/11/2020 - 13:00

Competition for places is ridiculously stiff in almost every area of the pitch after a topsy-turvy start

One of the benefits of selecting an abstract football team is that you can do so safe in the knowledge the players concerned will almost certainly never line up, face actual opposition and get hammered in a state of affairs that would go a long way towards proving just how difficult life as a manager can be.

In picking the Premier League team of the season so far, from a topsy-turvy and often chaotic campaign played behind closed doors, the main difficulties did not so much centre around who to include, but who to leave out given the ridiculous stiffness of the competition for places in almost every area.

Related: All to play for as Premier League season finally gets to stretch its legs

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Spurs Women sack joint head coaches Hills and Amoros

Sky Sports - tor, 19/11/2020 - 08:28
Spurs Women have sacked head coaches Karen Hills and Juan Amoros.

WSL Cup: Morgan misses decisive pen in derby

Sky Sports - tor, 19/11/2020 - 00:45
Alex Morgan missed the decisive spot-kick for Tottenham Women in a dramatic penalty shootout against local rivals Arsenal Women in the WSL Cup following a 2-2 draw.

Bale 'concerned' after Doherty embrace

Sky Sports - tir, 17/11/2020 - 14:40
Wales captain Gareth Bale has admitted he was left "concerned" after Republic of Ireland defender - and his Tottenham team-mate - Matt Doherty tested positive for coronavirus following Sunday's match between the teams.

Luis Suárez tests positive for Covid-19 before Atlético's clash with Barcelona

Guardian - tir, 17/11/2020 - 00:39
  • Uruguay striker to also miss qualifier against Brazil
  • Blow for Spurs and Arsenal as Doherty and Elneny positive

Luis Suárez has tested positive for Covid-19. The striker, who scored a penalty in Uruguay’s 3-0 win over Colombia on Friday, will now miss the crucial World Cup qualifier against Brazil on Tuesday, as well as Atlético Madrid’s match against Barcelona, his former club, on Saturday.

Related: England's Nations League flop, Wales win and WSL drama – Football Weekly

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Winks: Situation at Spurs is difficult

Sky Sports - man, 16/11/2020 - 23:51
Harry Winks admits his "difficult" situation at Tottenham may threaten his chances of making the cut for England's Euro 2020 squad.

Doherty out of Spurs-Man City with coronavirus

Sky Sports - man, 16/11/2020 - 15:35
Matt Doherty is out of Tottenham's clash with Manchester City on Saturday after contracting coronavirus on duty with Republic of Ireland.

Ray Clemence obituary

Guardian - man, 16/11/2020 - 14:28

Athletic, elegant and decisive goalkeeper for England, Liverpool and Spurs

It says much about the outstanding ability of Ray Clemence, who has died aged 72 after suffering from prostate cancer, that he was able to amass 61 caps for England during an era in which he was vying for his place against Gordon Banks and Peter Shilton, the two best England goalkeepers of all time. Succeeding Banks between the posts in 1972, Clemence battled with Shilton for the keeper’s jersey for much of the 1970s until his slightly younger rival achieved ascendancy.

However, while Clemence’s years with England brought much acclaim, it was his career in the domestic game that delivered the glory. As the last line of defence in the great Liverpool sides of the 70s he won three European Cups, five First Division championships, two Uefa Cups, an FA Cup and a League Cup before a move to Tottenham in the early 80s added FA Cup and Uefa Cup winners medals to that tally. He then became a member of the Spurs backroom staff and subsequently enjoyed a long tenure as England’s goalkeeping coach.

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Ray Clemence: former Liverpool, Spurs and England goalkeeping great dies – video obituary

Guardian - søn, 15/11/2020 - 20:03

Former England goalkeeper Ray Clemence has died aged 72. The Liverpool star won three European Cups and five First Division titles during his time at Anfield. He signed for the Reds for a fee of £18,000 from Scunthrope by Bill Shankly. Later he moved to Tottenham, where he won a further Uefa Cup and FA Cup. Clemence won 61 caps for England, battling against Peter Shilton for a starting place. He was arguably one of the greatest goalkeepers of his generation

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Ray Clemence: his life and times – in pictures

Guardian - søn, 15/11/2020 - 19:18

The former England, Tottenham and Liverpool keeper was one of only 25 players to have made over 1,000 career appearances

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