Sport Tromsoe's Remi Johansen in duel with Tottenham's Nacer Chadli

Tottenham’s manager, Andre Villas-Boas, believes his players are ready to take on Manchester United after a disappointing display in northern Norway – and says the Premier League champions could be the perfect opponents for his side.

Erik Lamela, who scored the first and made the second, is mobbed

Tottenham 2 Sheriff 1 match report: Jermain Defoe breaks club record as Erik Lamela begins to win hearts at White Hart Lane

England striker passes Martin Chivers' European goalscoring record with Europa League penalty

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris lies stricken on the Goodison Park pitch after colliding with Romelu Lukaku

Andre Villas-Boas risks re-opening feud with Romelu Lukaku after suggesting Everton striker could have avoided collision with Hugo Lloris

Spurs manager responds to criticism for failing to take the goalkeeper off after he suffered a blow to the head

Hugo Lloris stays on the field during Tottenham's draw with Everton despite being having earlier lost consciousness

Hugo Lloris concussion: Tottenham goalkeeper set for further assessment

Frenchman will undergo tests ahead of Spurs' Europa League game against Sheriff Tiraspol

Tottenham Hotspur striker Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Capital One Cup against Aston Villa

Anzhi v Tottenham team news: Jermain Defoe given opportunity to break club record in Europa League

The England striker selected to start the match in Russia

Emmanuel Adebayor leaves the pitch in Basel after defeat on penalties

Basel 2 Tottenham Hotspur 2 match report: Penalty hoodoo costs Spurs place in final four

Aggregate 4-4 (aet); Basel win 4-1 on penalties

Andre Villas-Boas leaped to Gareth Bale's defence

Europa League: FC Basel v Tottenham match preview

A look ahead to tonight’s Europa League quarter-final second leg at St. Jakob Park

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Tottenham goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes breaks hand

The stopper is currently on loan with Hoffenheim

Tottenham Hotspur midfielders Gareth Bale (L), Moussa Dembele (C) and Lewis Holtby vie for the ball in training

Europa League: Tottenham v FC Basel match preview

A look ahead to tonight’s Europa League quarter-final at White Hart Lane

Andre Villas-Boas leaped to Gareth Bale's defence

Tottenham v Basle: Andre Villas-Boas wary of Basle experience ahead of Europa League tie

Sides meet at White Hart Lane in the quarter-final first leg

Swansea City 1 Tottenham Hotspur 2 match report: Gareth Bale puts Spurs back on course for Europe

Another outstanding display from the Welshman is too much for Swansea

Spurs’ Gareth Bale is blocked by Maxime Gonalons

Match Report: AVB relishes Inter return for Tottenham

Lyons 1 Tottenham Hotspur 1 (Tottenham win 3-2 on aggregate)

Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe picks up an injury in the Premier League match against West Brom

Jermain Defoe some way from return for Tottenham

England striker out for longer than expected

Spurs' Hugo Lloris says Thursday's game against Lyon

Hugo Lloris: Lyon v Tottenham match 'could almost be a Champions League game'

France captain relishes clash with former club

Gareth Bale scores the winning free-kick against Lyon

Despite comparisons to Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale insists there is 'a lot of room for improvement'

Tottenham winger scored two brilliant free-kicks in victory over Lyon

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Rouse decided to walk and talk with as many different people as possible in her neighbourhood of Harlesden and her experiences have been published in a new book
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Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

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