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Forward rivalry with Keane spurs on Defoe

The Tottenham Hotspur striker Jermain Defoe claimed yesterday he may have needed to score a hat-trick on Wednesday night just to keep his place in the team. Defoe is hitting a rich vein of form, with three goals in Spurs' convincing 5-1 Premier League win at Hull.

Redknapp rules out move for James

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp admits he cannot follow up his interest in David James while he has two goalkeepers at White Hart Lane.

Spurs will not rush Woodgate back following groin operation

Tottenham will assess Jonathan Woodgate's recovery from groin surgery before setting a target for his return to action this season. The 29-year-old centre-back travelled to Germany for the operation and has now returned to London to start rehabilitation with the club's physios.

Woodgate undergoes groin surgery

Tottenham will assess Jonathan Woodgate's recovery from groin surgery before setting a target for his return to action this season.

Tottenham complete Bassong transfer

Tottenham last night bolstered their defence with the signing of Sebastien Bassong from Newcastle.

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Crouch targets top four with Tottenham

New Tottenham signing Peter Crouch believes the club have "as good a chance as any" to break into the Premier League top four this season.

Tottenham maintain interest in Bassong

Tottenham have been encouraged by suggestions Newcastle centre-back Sebastien Bassong wants to work with Harry Redknapp at White Hart Lane.

Redknapp admits Tottenham defence concerns

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp looks set to step up his search for a defender after conceding Jonathan Woodgate and Michael Dawson are unlikely to be fit for the start of the season.

Tottenham deny £10m Bassong bid

Harry Redknapp has rubbished reports that Tottenham have submitted a bid for Newcastle defender Sebastien Bassong, although admitted the defender is a player he is interested in.

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Redknapp happy after sealing Crouch transfer

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp believes he now has the right blend of strikers after completing the signing of Peter Crouch, while also confirming that Darren Bent is in talks over a move to Sunderland.

Crouch 'no longer priority' for Spurs

Harry Redknapp admits he may have to enter the market for a defender after injuries left him without a fit centre-half. Spurs had been favourites to sign Peter Crouch but Redknapp has conceded that injuries to Michael Dawson, Jonathan Woodgate and Ledley King mean a move for a defender has now become his priority.

Tottenham face defensive injury crisis

Tottenham Hotspur are facing a central defensive crisis for the start of the Premier League season after confirming a trio of injuries today.

Ferdinand injury opens door for Upson and Cahill

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