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.

Emmanuel Adebayor celebrates with Gareth Bale

Tottenham closing on the best teams in the Premier League, claims Hugo Lloris

Spurs currently sit fourth in the table

‘An hour later Theo was a hero – given a standing ovation’

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Stoke defender Ryan Shawcross

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Michael Dawson a doubt for Tottenham ahead of Everton clash

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Emmanuel Adebayor celebrates with teammate Jermain Defoe after scoring a goal against Panathinaikos

Tottenham have proved taking Europa seriously is the best way,' says Andre Villas-Boas

Tottenham Hotspur 3 Panathinaikos 1

ndre Villas-Boas congratulates Jermain Defoe on his second goa

Andre Villas-Boas refuses to play Scrooge as Tottenham's festive spirit grows

Manager approves 'two or three' Christmas parties for players after climb into the top four

Spurs hold West Ham in the grip of history

Despite having conceded four goals to Chelsea and then five against Arsenal, Tottenham should in theory be less concerned about their latest London derby this afternoon. West Ham have failed to score at White Hart Lane in five successive visits dating back to 2005 and have not won there since 1999.

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris unhappy with No 2 status at Tottenham

Hugo Lloris admits he is struggling to accept the idea that Andre Villas-Boas does not consider him as Tottenham's number one.

Manchester City's Edin Dzeko celebrates his goal against Spurs

Match Report: Roberto Mancini jets off after Edin Dzeko shoots down Tottenham

Manchester City 2 Tottenham Hotspur 1

Sandro in action against Manchester United

Tottenham midfielder Sandro may return for Manchester City match

Tottenham midfielder Sandro has a chance of recovering from a calf injury for Sunday's game against Manchester City, manager Andre Villas-Boas said.

AVB and Gareth Bale after victory over Southampton
Andre Villas Boas: The Spurs manager cannot understand the Europa League’s status in England

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas begins preparing for Chelsea reunion

Andre Villas-Boas set his sights on halting Chelsea's unbeaten run after guiding Tottenham to an impressive fourth straight Barclays Premier League win yesterday.

Aaron Lennon of Tottenham scores his side's second goal
Spurs’ goalscorer Clint Dempsey feels the love from AVB

Spurs earn the right to a taste of Fergie's anger

Once, when asked why Sir Alex Ferguson was suddenly so nice about him, Arsène Wenger replied wistfully that he was no longer seen as a threat at Old Trafford. Manchester United's great helmsman invariably praises those he regularly beats. Tottenham Hotspur had not won there since 1989. In his programme notes, Ferguson, pictured, gushed: "Managers and coaches come and go but it seems to be in the genes at Tottenham that they will play with a quality and style that is good to watch."

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