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Another outstanding display from the Welshman is too much for Swansea
Lyons 1 Tottenham Hotspur 1 (Tottenham win 3-2 on aggregate)
England striker out for longer than expected
France captain relishes clash with former club
A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at the Britannia Stadium
Premier League team news
Tottenham Hotspur 3 Panathinaikos 1
Manager approves 'two or three' Christmas parties for players after climb into the top four
Tottenham Hotspur 2 Chelsea 4
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.
Tottenham Hotspur 2 Aston Villa 0
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."
Tottenham goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes has revealed that he may choose to stay at the club now that Harry Redknapp has left.
Former England striker Emile Heskey has been released by Aston Villa after three and a half years with the midlands club.
Stephen Warnock has hailed the impact of Aston Villa keeper Shay Given and believes he has justified his decision to quit Manchester City after being frozen out by Robero Mancini.
Tottenham Hotspur 3 (Bale 29, 64, Modric 34) Wigan Athletic 1 (McArthur 81)