Sport Emmanuel Adebayor has scored four goals in five games since his return to the team

The Portuguese manager gave Villas-Boas just 45 minutes of action this season having isolated him from the first-team squad

The Sport Matrix: Thursday 3 October 2013

Villas-Boas calls FA 'joke' over Torres

‘I think the decision is a disgrace,’ said the Spurs manager

Fernando Torres escaping action over scratch is 'a joke', 'farcical' and 'disgraceful' says Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas

Spurs manager avoids charge despite strong criticism of decision not to punish Spanish striker for scratching Jan Vertonghen

Andre Villas-Boas believes Tottenham are genuine rivals to Chelsea

Andre Villas-Boas admits the Premier League title race is wide open after Jose Mourinho admits Tottenham are contenders

Spurs boss says that each team is dropping points, and with last year's champions Manchester United struggling for form, he feels the crown is there for the taking

Andre Villas-Boas

Tottenham v Chelsea: Result will not be pivotal to final Premier League standings, says Andre Villas-Boas

The Spurs manager looks to play down the significance of the hotly anticipated encounter at White Hart Lane

Andre Villas-Boas

Andre Villas-Boas reveals he gave serious consideration to PSG move, but opted to 'stay a second year' at Tottenham

The former Chelsea manager also believes Gareth Bale could struggle in the shadow of Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid

Andre Villas-Boas offers directions to Lewis Holtby

Lewis Holtby claims Tottenham can 'do something big' over the coming years

The German midfielder joined from Schalke believing Spurs can reach the very top

Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas played five of his new signings
Andre Villas-Boas

Capital One Cup: Andre Villas-Boas says match against Aston Villa is 'impossible' for Tottenham

The Spurs manager has been angered by the fixture pile-up

Steven Caulker was allowed to leave Tottenham and join Cardiff by Andre Villas-Boas

Letting Steven Caulker leave Tottenham this summer was one of the hardest decisions to make for Andre Villas-Boas

Spurs boss admits that letting the England defender join Cardiff was one of the tougher choices he's had to make during his time at White Hart Lane

Christian Eriksen

Christian Eriksen reveals his superstitious belief that moving out of his hotel could hamper Tottenham form

Spurs midfielder has settled in well at White Hart Lane and has claimed he may postpone his house-hunting efforts if it means the club can continue their good start

Tottenham fans

Andre Villas-Boas backs David Cameron's view on chanting of 'Yid' by Tottenham supporters

The Prime Minister says fans should not be prosecuted

Gylfi Sigurdsson opens the scoring for Tottenham against Norwich

Tottenham 2 Norwich 0 match report: New boy Christian Eriksen too classy for Norwich

Spurs midfielder proves an inspired signing as he plays major role in both Sigurdsson goals

Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas played five of his new signings

Andre Villas-Boas claims Tottenham trumped Premier League rivals in the transfer window and claims Arsenal paid 'heavily' for Mesut Ozil

Spurs boss claims the club - alongside Manchester City - did better than the rest after bringing in seven new players with Gareth Bale money

Andre Villas-Boas

Andre Villas-Boas wants Tottenham to put painful defeat to Arsenal behind them

Spurs take on Norwich at White Hart Lane this weekend

Emmanuel Adebayor

Andre Villas-Boas admits he was prepared to let Emmanuel Adebayor leave Tottenham over the summer

The striker has been ordered to train with the reserves

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