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

Tottenham held at home by West Ham

Tottenham 0 West Ham United 0

Redknapp hails 'fantastic' task of conquering Spanish giants

Mourinho's Real Madrid and potentially Barcelona block route to the final for debutants Tottenham

Redknapp blossoms late to join stellar list – but taxing issue clouds the horizon

The first Englishman to reach European Cup last eight for 26 years would be a shoo-in for national job – were it not for looming trial

Gritty display puts Spurs in quarter-finals

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Gareth Bale likely to start on bench against AC Milan

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has revealed that Gareth Bale looks likely to only be fit enough for a place on the bench for tomorrow's clash with AC Milan.

Tottenham hopeful Rafael van der Vaart and Gareth Bale will be fit for AC Milan tie

Harry Redknapp is hopeful of having Rafael van der Vaart and Gareth Bale available for Wednesday's Champions League return clash with AC Milan and has pledged to go on the attack.

Gattuso's butt on Jordan earns him four-game ban

Gennaro Gattuso has been suspended for four games by Uefa for headbutting the Tottenham Hotspur assistant coach, Joe Jordan, last week. The incident occurred at the end of Spurs' 1-0 win in San Siro, and the ban will rule the 33-year-old out of four Uefa club competition matches following the return leg at White Hart Lane, for which he was already suspended.

David Beckham treats Tottenham staff to pie and mash dinner

David Beckham bid farewell to Tottenham Hotspur by treating the club's players and backroom staff to a pie and mash dinner, manager Harry Redknapp said today.

Rafael van der Vaart injury setback for Tottenham

Rafael van der Vaart aggravated his calf injury in training yesterday but should be fit to return to action in 10 days' time, Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp revealed this morning.

Crouch silences San Siro and sets up a thriller back at the Lane

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James Lawton: Spurs will forget the squalid finish and focus on how they came of age

Gattuso plays the ruffian easy enough but he is the most knowing of pros and his purpose was plain enough. He was hell-bent on stoking up emotion in his team

Advantage Spurs as Crouch strike seals famous win at San Siro

AC Milan 0 Tottenham Hotspur 1

James Lawton: Spurs' thrilling pursuit of European glory has become just impossible to ignore

Any success tonight will heap more pressure onto Tottenham's north London neighbours when they face the great Barcelona tomorrow

We can't afford £50m Bale, admit Inter

European champions Internazionale admit that they have been priced out of the market to sign Gareth Bale, who is battling to be fit for Tottenham's mouth-watering Champions' League last-16 clash against Serie A leaders Milan on Tuesday.

Robin van Persie withdraws from Holland squad

Arsenal striker Robin van Persie has pulled out of the Holland squad for Wednesday night's friendly against Austria due to flu.

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