Sport Heurelho Gomes

The stopper is currently on loan with Hoffenheim

Hard work starts to pay dividend for Southgate

Gareth Southgate has called on his Middlesbrough side to maintain their good defensive form and take another step towards Premier League survival at Tottenham tonight.

Keeper’s on-pitch research clinches trophy

Ben Foster revealed yesterday that he had used an iPod to second-guess the spot-kicks taken by Tottenham Hotspur in the penalty shoot-out to decide the Carling Cup Final. The Manchester United goalkeeper said the device had been brought on to the pitch by coach Eric Steele after the end of extra-time for him to look at.

Gomes: 'I believe in myself – I'm a very good goalkeeper'

Heurelho Gomes has endured an error-strewn start at Spurs, but the Brazilian has a chance to make amends tomorrow.

Manchester United's Rafael ruled out for a month

Manchester United youngsters Darren Gibson and Danny Wellbeck have been promised a place in the starting line-up for Sunday's Carling Cup final with Tottenham.

O'Neill and Redknapp throw in Uefa Cup towel

Villa and Tottenham field reserves in Europe to save big names for top priorities

Woodgate proves cut above Hull

Hull City 1 Tottenham Hotspur 2

Chimbonda handed chance to heal rift with Spurs fans

Tottenham’s Uefa Cup match in Ukraine offers defender hope of atonement

Harry: 'I can take Spurs into Champions' League'

Redknapp dreams of Europe before retiring – first he must keep his team up

Keane happy to be back at Tottenham

Robbie Keane is intent on scoring the goals that will keep Tottenham in the Premier League, after admitting his return to White Hart Lane feels like a homecoming.

Redknapp satisfied with Tottenham signings

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp this morning declared himself happy with his transfer dealings.

Storari expected to join Chelsea

Marco Storari's agent expects the Fiorentina goalkeeper to complete his switch to Chelsea later today.

Spurs prove troubles lie in their minds not their boots

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Chelsea on target as crunch time arrives, says Wilkins

Coach confident Blues will hit their stride as season enters make-or-break stage

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City may have to pay £8m to prise Given from Tyneside

PSV dismiss Gomes speculation

PSV Eindhoven technical manager Adrie van Kraaij insists the Dutch champions are not looking to bolster their squad this month, ruling out the possibility of goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes returning from Tottenham.

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