Jan Vertonghen demands FA Cup recovery after reality check
Jan Vertonghen demands FA Cup recovery after reality check

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen says Wednesday`s FA Cup third round replay against Burnley offers a golden opportunity to make amends for their reality check at Crystal Palace.

Conspiracy theorist Jose Mourinho tries to paper over cracks
Conspiracy theorist Jose Mourinho tries to paper over cracks

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has become a master at protecting his players when the pressure is on and his complaints about the referee after his team were humbled 5-3 at Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday were not surprising.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Ten-man Belgium beat South Korea, claim top spot

Jan Vertonghen`s late goal saw 10-man Belgium beat South Korea 1-0 in their final Group H match on Thursday, despite having Steven Defour sent off just before halftime for a nasty two-footed challenge.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Fellaini, Mertens change Belgium`s fortunes against Algeria

Super subs Marouane Fellaini and Dries Mertens rescued World Cup dark horses Belgium in a come from behind 2-1 win over Algeria on Tuesday.

Spurs up against it in Lisbon, Italian derby poised

Tottenham Hotspur are right up against it as they travel to Portugal to face Benfica in the Europa League on Thursday, while Fiorentina will hope to get the better of Italian rivals Juventus.

Europa League: Five stay perfect as Defoe leaves Spurs on brink

Goals from Jan Vertonghen and Jermain Defoe left Tottenham Hotspur on the cusp of the Europa League knockout stages as four other clubs maintained perfect starts on Thursday.

Fernando Torres escapes punishment for Vertonghen scratch

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has escaped retrospective punishment from the FA for appearing to scratch the face of Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen on Saturday.

Torres facing four-match ban over `gouging` attack on Tottenham`s Vertonghen

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is set to face a four-match ban for a `gouging` attack on Tottenham`s Jan Vertonghen in a 1-1 draw between the two teams recently.

Europa League: Tottenham beat Inter Milan 3-0

Tottenham will head to Milan next week holding a commanding 3-0 lead over Inter courtesy of goals from Gareth Bale, Gylfi Sigurdsson and Jan Vertonghen in the first leg of the Europa League last-16.

Tottenham 1-0 Swansea City: Late Vertonghen strike breaks Swans` resistance

The Belgian struck a sweet half-volley 15 minutes from time to decide a drab game and lift Spurs back into the Champions League places.