May 18 2013 Latest news:
Andre Villas-Boas hopes Tottenham will finally grant his wish to employ a technical director at the club before the start of next season.
Andre Villas-Boas believes his former club Chelsea are the favourites to win next season’s Premier League title.
Former Tottenham and England winger Chris Waddle claims the retiring David Beckham would not rank in the top 1,000 Premier League players.
Transfer news: In-demand Vitesse Arnhem striker Wilfried Bony is set to hold talks with an unnamed London club over a possible summer transfer, according to his agent.
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas and Wigan’s Roberto Martinez have joined the growing number of Premier League managers to praise David Beckham after the 38-year-old announced his retirement from football.
Defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto has recovered from a knee injury and is available for Tottenham’s crunch clash against Sunderland on Sunday.
Andre Villas-Boas expects Alan Pardew’s Newcastle to be “extremely competitive” against Arsenal on Sunday, but he says he would not blame the Magpies boss for fielding a weakened side.
Andre Villas-Boas has rubbished rumours that Tottenham are chasing Croatia striker Ante Rebic, but he has refused to rule out a move for Barcelona’s David Villa.
Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio will need to plug the hole left by loan signing Danny Rose as he heads for Tottenham on Sunday.
Former England captain David Beckham will retire from football at the end of the season, the player’s representative has confirmed.
Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris insists Tottenham must focus all their efforts on beating Sunderland on the final day of the Barclays Premier League season - and not whether Arsenal might slip up at Newcastle.
Roy Hodgson has recalled on-loan West Ham striker Andy Carroll to his England squad for two upcoming friendlies plus Frank Lampard, Gary Cahill and Ashley Cole, fresh from their Europa League success with Chelsea.
With the Premier League title already in Manchester United’s hands and the relegation issues also decided, the battle for European football is the only unanswered question ahead of Sunday’s final round of games.
Andros Townsend, who has spent the second half of the season on loan from Tottenham at QPR, has called his call-up to the England under-21s squad for the European Championships in Israel as a ‘massive honour’.
Ground: White Hart Lane (capacity 36,310).
Honours: First Division (until 1992) and Premier League: 1951, 1961
Second Division: 1920, 1950.
Southern League: 1900.
FA Cup: 1901, 1921, 1961, 1962, 1967, 1981, 1982, 1991.
League Cup: 1971, 1973, 1999, 2008.
Uefa Cup: 1972, 1984.
Cup Winners’ Cup: 1963.
Leading goalscorers: Jimmy Greaves, 379.
Leading appearances: Steve Perryman, 854.