Sport Villas-Boas has promised that Jermain Defoe will not be sold in January

Following the confirmation of his move to MLS side Toronto FC, Defoe brings to an end a somewhat unfulfilled partnership with Spurs that often saw him - rightly or wrongly - overlooked

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Spurs have hit goals galore in the Champions League but will the gung-ho style be successful? Steve Tongue poses the questions.

Harry Redknapp says Tottenham are a match for anyone

Harry Redknapp reckons no one will want to draw Tottenham in the last 16 of the Champions League after watching them take the competition by storm in their debut season.

Crouch makes top spot for Tottenham a priority

When the Champions League draw was made at the end of August, pitting Tottenham Hotspur in the same group as Internazionale, most Spurs followers would doubtless have settled for qualifying for the knockout stage by finishing second to last season's winners. As they prepare for tonight's final game away to FC Twente, however, winning the section is very much on the cards. What they must do is match Inter's result away to the bottom club Werder Bremen.

Roy Hodgson defends misfiring Fernando Torres

Roy Hodgson insists Fernando Torres' crisis of confidence has not returned after the striker's killer instinct appeared to desert him in Liverpool's 2-1 defeat at Tottenham.

Carragher injury fuels misery for Hodgson

Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher dislocated his shoulder in the 2-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur yesterday, and is likely to be out for up to six weeks. Carragher landed awkwardly after challenging for an aerial ball with Tottenham striker Peter Crouch. Manager Roy Hodgson, who is already without captain Steven Gerrard after a hamstring injury, admitted the team will miss "our talismanic centre half".

Tottenham show the fight lacking in limp Liverpool

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Cole's rejection opened door for Van der Vaart

Three months ago Harry Redknapp was a disappointed man. Joe Cole, a talent he had nurtured as a teenager at West Ham more than a decade ago, had snubbed his Tottenham side as it prepared for a Champions League debut.

Harry Redknapp targets top spot for Tottenham

Harry Redknapp set Tottenham the target of finishing top in Group A after his side secured their passage to the knockout stages of the Champions League by destroying Werder Bremen last night.

Redknapp welcomes back Defoe but asks him to 'emulate greats'

Jermain Defoe is pushing for a return to Tottenham's team tonight, after two and a half months out, with a reminder of how things have changed at the club in his absence.

Rafael van der Vaart and Gareth Bale are injury doubts for Tottenham

Tottenham's hopes of sealing qualification for the Champions League knockout phase with a game to spare suffered a blow today when star men Rafael van der Vaart and Gareth Bale emerged as injury doubts for tomorrow's clash with Werder Bremen.

James Lawton: Redknapp leaves a calling card for the title

There was no better time, in no better season, for Harry Redknapp to make his speech about Spurs having nothing to lose but their chains at the Emirates Stadium.

Gallas answers Arsenal's taunts to set Spurs talking of the title

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Van der Vaart brings Spurs back from dead to end 17-year wait

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