D-Day for Spurs' £400m stadium plans

Tottenham will discover on 30 September whether their £400m plans to redevelop White Hart Lane have the green light.

Defoe faces three-month lay-off

Tottenham today confirmed Jermain Defoe had been ruled out for "around three months" after undergoing surgery on torn ankle ligaments.

Defoe ruled out for six weeks

Tottenham have been dealt another injury blow resulting from one of their players being on England duty as striker Jermain Defoe has been ruled out for six weeks with an ankle injury.

Owen targeting England recall

Manchester United striker Michael Owen is determined to resume his England career.

Capello picks his path through latest scandal

Fabio Capello comes from a country with a different attitude to England towards the private lives of its famous footballers and, at 64, he grew up as a player in a very different era. But it would be wrong to say that the England manager spends most of his time complaining about the English – instead he treats it with weary resignation as another part of a difficult job.

Capello: Hart has shed arrogance and lack of focus to become No 1

Fabio Capello has said that Joe Hart has developed into England's No 1 goalkeeper because he has lost the arrogance and lack of focus that he suffered from as a young player.

Rooney role proves pivotal to Capello's new direction

Italian's tinkering elevates him from buffoon to tactical genius... for now

Walcott shows flashes of class but not of anger

The wretched days of the Jabulani were removed from the mind in every way the Football Association could think of, even to the point of adorning last night's match ball with the flag of St George. One of the questions of the occasion was how Theo Walcott might manage to manipulate it.

James Lawton: Rooney recovers creative powers so sadly missing in South Africa

For a little while the strangest, warmest fantasy unfolded. England might not be the most devastating team in the world but they were one with life and coherence and perhaps even a future.

England must rely on familiar faces to erase horror of World Cup

Eight of the side that played Germany are expected to start tonight as Capello's team kick off Euro campaign

Crouch ruled out of England qualifiers

Peter Crouch will miss the Euro 2012 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Switzerland due to a back injury.

Rodallega and Wigan leave limp Spurs with red faces

Tottenham Hotspur 0 Wigan Athletic 1: First goal of the season for Martinez's battlers while Redknapp rounds on complacency after Euro win

Something For The Weekend: 28/08/2010

Squeaky bum time for...

Roberto Martinez

Played two, lost two, conceded 10. Times aren't great at the DW Stadium.

Footballer Jermain Defoe faces fresh ban after using mobile phone at wheel

Footballer Jermain Defoe could be disqualified from driving for the second time in less than 12 months.

Redknapp calls for all-out attack to earn Spurs European prize

The opportunity presented to Tottenham Hotspur tonight has been 49 years in the making, as manager Harry Redknapp knows only too well because he was a teenager in the crowd the last time his club dined at Europe's top table.

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