Tottenham Hotspur`s reputation as a club that thrives in knockout competition was dented by an FA Cup exit at the hands of Leicester at the weekend but Mauricio Pochettino`s men remain close to reaching the League Cup final, nonetheless.
Tottenham will take a slender 1-0 lead into the second leg of their League Cup semi-final against Sheffield United after Andros Townsend`s penalty secured a barely-deserved success at White Hart Lane on Wednesday.
Tottenham Hotspur`s three-pronged assault on silverware continues on Wednesday when they face third tier Sheffield United in the first leg of the League Cup semi-final at White Hart Lane - their sixth match in 21 days.
Sheffield United are aiming to beat a Premier League side for the fourth time this season when they meet Tottenham Hotspur in their Capital One (League) Cup semi-final on Wednesday and have no intention of going soft on their rivals.
Professional Footballers` Association (PFA) chief executive Gordon Taylor has risked angering the families of the Hillsborough victims after comparing their situation with that of convicted rapist Ched Evans.
Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp refused to "shout and scream" at his players despite suffering the humiliation of being dumped out of the FA Cup third round at home by lower league opposition on Sunday.