# Tottenham Hotspur

This month
March 2023
# On the rise
Ireland's Ferguson impresses again, Kane makes it 20 for the season
Meanwhile, Chelsea and Everton picked up much-needed wins.
# Perseverance
'I played for my mum. She needed to know life doesn’t stop' - Serge Aurier
The Nottingham Forest defender’s brother Christopher was shot dead outside a nightclub in France in July 2020.
# Reaction
Stephen Bradley coy on Tottenham-linked youngster's absence
Justin Ferizaj has been playing with Shamrock Rovers’ U19s team recently.
# Comeback
Antonio Conte to return to Spurs as doubts about squad's mentality increase
Assistant Cristian Stellini admitted “we have to work on this aspect every day and fight against ourselves” after being dumped out of the FA Cup in midweek.
# Sorry
Tottenham apologise to fans after shock defeat
Spurs were upset by Sheffield United in the FA Cup.
# Wrap
Tottenham slump to cup defeat at Sheffield United, Burnley beat Fleetwood
Spurs again succumbed to a team in the division below them after a limp display in South Yorkshire.
Last month
February 2023
# Super Sub
After being dropped from starting XI, Son scores as Spurs move into top 4
The South Korea international helped his side secure a hard-fought win over West Ham.
# Verdict
Man ordered to pay compensation to Arsenal's Aaron Ramsdale after assault
Joseph Watts pleaded guilty and received a four-year football banning order.
# Recovery
Conte set for more time away from Tottenham
Assistant boss Cristian Stellini will take charge in his absence, as he did for the 1-0 win over Manchester City earlier this month.
# Big Money
Tottenham tight-lipped amid report of €3.4 billion takeover bid
Jahm Najafi, an Iranian-American billionaire is attempting to buy the north London club, according to the Financial Times.
# uphill battle
Tottenham suffer first-leg setback in lacklustre loss to AC Milan
Brahim Diaz scored the only goal at San Siro.
# Opinion
Ranking the 16 remaining teams in the Champions League
Man City, PSG and Real Madrid are among the favourites to prevail.
# Review
Leaders Arsenal slip up again, nightmare debut for Spurs' €49 million man
Brentford earned a hard-fought draw against the table toppers, while Pedro Porro had a day to forget
# Speaking out
'I put on a mask for a long period of time' - Aaron Lennon
The former England international’s new goal is to help footballers suffering from mental health issues.
# Joy
Harry Kane makes history as Spurs stun Man City
Tottenham did a favour for bitter rivals Arsenal with a win today.
What went wrong for Matt Doherty at Spurs?
Both Man City and Tottenham had high-profile full-back departures during the week ahead of their clash today.
January 2023
# Done Deal
Spurs terminate Matt Doherty's contract to enable Atletico Madrid move
Meanwhile, Tottenham have signed Pedro Porro in a reported €45 million deal.
# gazumped
Everton suffer another blow as Spurs hijack Danjuma deal
The Villarreal forward underwent a medical at Goodison Park but has since headed to London to seal a loan move.
# issues
Guardiola’s issues paltry compared to battles Conte must overcome
Manchester City host Tottenham Hotspur with both managers under microscope for different reasons.
# Explanation
Man City star De Bruyne's temporary absence due to 'personal issue'
The midfielder is now back training and in contention to face Spurs.
# North London derby
Man, 35, charged with attack on Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale
Joseph Watts is accused of assault by beating, going onto an area adjacent to the playing area and throwing a missile onto a playing area.
# Speaking out
Antonio Conte says taking all media responsibilities is ‘bad habit’
“I have never seen the sporting director come here to explain the strategy and vision of the club.”
# talking point
Is another Premier League club set to become a sportswashing project?
Qatar Sports Investments reportedly met with Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy last week.
# Take a Bow
Harry Kane closes in on all-time record, Irish stars on target in FA Cup
Shane Long and Alan Browne were among the scorers today.
# back on track
Matt Doherty on target as Tottenham thrash Crystal Palace
The Ireland international scored Spurs’ third goal in a 4-0 win for Antonio Conte’s side at Selhurst Park.
# error
Villa punish Lloris mistake to shock Spurs
Fifth placed Tottenham have failed to win both of their matches since the World Cup break.
Last year
# Keep calm and carry on
Tottenham 'not worried' about Eric Dier form
The player struggled during Monday’s 2-2 draw at Brentford.
# attitude
'If you are strong mentally you move on and Harry did this'
Spurs boss Antonio Conte hails captain Harry Kane after he inspires comeback against Brentford.
# resilience
Tottenham pull off late comeback after going behind for 6th game in a row
Antonio Conte’s men were trailing Brentford 2-0 going into the final half-hour.
# Delight
Jurgen Klopp hails ‘team player’ Mohamed Salah
The star’s first-half double saw Liverpool earn a first away win in the Premier League this season.
# Assessment
'We are not sure if he is concussed. It is Son’s face. His eye is a bit swollen'
The South Korean went off in the first half at the Stade Velodrome after a collision and looked very wobbly as he left the pitch.
# Report
Tottenham edge into Champions League last 16, but progress comes at a cost
It was a nervy night for Antonio Conte’s men.
# Unavailable
Tottenham gear up for Champions League decider without Antonio Conte
The Spurs boss is serving a touchline ban and will be absent from the dugout against Marseille.
# looking ahead
Tottenham consider tactical change ahead of tonight's Man United clash
Antonio Conte hinted he could turn to Lucas Moura or Bryan Gil in an attempt to play 3-4-3 again
# talking point
Is the old Matt Doherty back?
The Irish star has started the last two Premier League matches for Tottenham.
# Potential
'I like him a lot' - Praise for Sunderland's highly rated Dublin-born matchwinner
Dennis Cirkin marked his return to action with an assist and a goal.
# Home Run
Harry Kane penalty helps Tottenham keep up pressure at top with win over Everton
Kane grabbed his 258th Spurs goal on his 400th appearance for his boyhood club.
# getting better
'He is recovering good form' - Conte hints at Doherty return
The 30-year-old right wing-back has been largely held in reserve at Tottenham this season.
# Unimpressed
Conte laments 'simple game' as Tottenham left frustrated
Harry Kane and Son Hueng-min, who scored a combined 40 goals in the 2021-22 Premier League season, failed to take advantage of several clear chances.
# Wrap
Spurs held in Germany, on song Napoli hit six against Ajax
Meanwhile, Inter MIlan claimed a hard-fought 1-0 win over Barcelona.