Chelsea preserve lead, Wayne Rooney sent off in Manchester United win
Chelsea preserve lead, Wayne Rooney sent off in Manchester United win

Premier League leaders Chelsea conserved their three-point advantage by beating Aston Villa 3-0 on Saturday, while Wayne Rooney was sent off as Manchester United edged West Ham United.

Arsenal vs Tottenham: Aggression, heart and hunger needed, says Pochettino
Arsenal vs Tottenham: Aggression, heart and hunger needed, says Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur will need to be more aggressive and play with heart and hunger against north London rivals Arsenal at the Emirates on Saturday, according to manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Everton return in style as Spurs, Celtic held
Everton return in style as Spurs, Celtic held

Everton marked their first appearance in Europe since the 2009/2010 season with a 4-1 Europa League win over Wolfsburg on Thursday while Celtic and Tottenham were held to draws in tricky away assignments.

Gus Poyet signs new contract with Sunderland

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet ended speculation over his future on Wednesday by signing a new deal which will keep him at the Stadium of Light until 2016.

Eto`o to lead Chelsea`s title charge

Samuel Eto`o is expected to be handed responsibility for spearheading Chelsea`s Premier League title challenge when the leaders travel to struggling Aston Villa on Saturday.

Struggling Soldado`s World Cup hopes fade away at Spurs

Roberto Soldado was a regular in the Spain squad before joining Tottenham Hotspur in the close season but the striker`s poor form for his new club means he has little hope of going to this year`s World Cup in Brazil.

Emotional Jermain Defoe says farewell to Tottenham Hotspurs

Jermain Defoe admitted he was overcome with emotion as the Tottenham striker said farewell to White Hart Lane on Thursday.

Spurs stun 10-man Dnipro, Porto and Napoli win

Emmanuel Adebayor scored twice in four minutes as Tottenham Hotspur overturned a two-goal aggregate deficit to beat 10-man Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 3-2 over two legs and move into the last 16 of the Europa League on Thursday.

No fairytale finish for `legend` Defoe

Jermain Defoe was hailed as a Tottenham Hotspur "legend" as he prepared to bid farewell to the north London club.

Spurs will soon end trophy drought, says former coach Ramos

Tottenham Hotspur will not have to wait long to end their six-year trophy drought, according to Juande Ramos, their manager when they captured their last piece of silverware.

Hull crush Cardiff to move closer to safety

Croatian international striker Nikica Jelavic netted a double as Hull City took a major stride towards Premier League safety with a 4-0 win at fellow promoted side Cardiff Saturday.

Pardew slams struggling Newcastle after Spurs romp

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew admits his players lack confidence and appear to not know what they are doing following Wednesday`s 4-0 home rout at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur.

Adebayor sinks Everton to boost Spurs` top four bid

Emmanuel Adebayor boosted Tottenham`s bid to qualify for the Champions League as the Togo striker`s clinical finish sealed a vital 1-0 win over Everton on Sunday.

Townsend and Dembele in line for Spurs return

Tottenham Hotspur have been handed a double boost ahead of Sunday`s crunch Premier League clash with Everton with Mousa Dembele and Andros Townsend in contention after injury lay-offs.

Keita joins, three others exit Valencia

Former Barcelona midfielder Seydou Keita, 34, has joined La Liga side Valencia until the end of the season, the club confirmed on Thursday.

Ex-Spurs player Ardiles injured in car accident: Reports

World Cup winner and former Tottenham Hotspur player Ossie Ardiles is in hospital following a car crash in the Falkland Islands, British media reported on Tuesday.

Ex-Spurs player Ardiles injured in car accident: Reports

World Cup winner and former Tottenham Hotspur player Ossie Ardiles is in hospital following a car crash in the Falkland Islands, British media reported on Tuesday.

Sherwood ready to swing Spurs axe

Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood has said he will have no qualms about selling players during the transfer window as he targets the goal of a top four finish in the Premier League.

Defoe begins long goodbye from Spurs with typical goal

England striker Jermain Defoe began his long goodbye from Tottenham Hotspur with his first Premier League goal of the season as the home side recovered from a poor first half to beat Crystal Palace 2-0 on Saturday.

Lamela not leaving Spurs, says Sherwood

Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood says that misfiring record signing Erik Lamela will not be allowed to leave the club during the January transfer window.