Sport The Portugal forward picked up a pass from Angel Di Maria on the left, cut inside and unleashed a powerful shot past home goalkeeper Stephan Andersen for his 21st league goal of the campaign

Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema took Real Betis apart to give Real Madrid a resounding 5-0 win yesterday that put them level on 50 points with Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga.

Rafael van der Vaart insists he is committed to Tottenham

Rafael van der Vaart maintains he has no reason to leave Tottenham, despite them failing to reach the Champions League next season.

Jose Reina believes in Liverpool 'project' after talks with Damien Comolli

Goalkeeper Jose Reina has committed himself to Liverpool's "project" having sought reassurances from director of football Damien Comolli about transfer plans for the summer.

Tottenham eager to finish fifth and avoid early start to season

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp will be more than happy to finish fifth and secure Europa League football next season if it means avoiding qualifying via the Fair Play League.

Spurs spoil the party and close in on fifth spot

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Spurs seize Europa advantage with win over Liverpool

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Adam comes through but Defoe dilutes joy

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Ancelotti continues to dream as Redknapp throws in the towel

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Spurs fear Bale lacks toughness to play through the pain

Gareth Bale is expected to be fit to play for Tottenham Hotspur against West Bromwich Albion tomorrow following his withdrawal at half-time against Arsenal on Wednesday night but there are fears at the club that their star player might be over-cautious with injuries.

Van der Vaart forces Arsenal to pay penalty for latest slump

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Spurs fight back in thriller at the Lane

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James Lawton: Redknapp's side must remember lessons learnt on thrilling journey

Spurs do not need telling that gaining the ultimate heights demands something rather more

Redknapp forgives his goalkeeper's 'rare mistake'

The Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp forgave his goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes after the Brazilian let a speculative, long-range shot from Cristiano Ronaldo slip through his fingers to hand Real Madrid a 1-0 victory last night.

Spurs pray for divine display but focus is on European return

'Miracles can happen,' says upbeat Redknapp as his side look to overturn a four-goal deficit against Real Madrid

Crouch 'says sorry' with double strike

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Harry Redknapp rules out selling Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has claimed no club could bid enough money to convince him to part with Luka Modric.

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