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Yossi Benayoun

Yossi Benayoun 'embarrassed' by anti-Semitic chants from West Ham fans

West Ham's Israeli international Yossi Benayoun tonight spoke of his disappointment and embarrassment at hearing anti-Semitic abuse by some of the club's fans towards Tottenham's supporters.

Spurs hold West Ham in the grip of history

Despite having conceded four goals to Chelsea and then five against Arsenal, Tottenham should in theory be less concerned about their latest London derby this afternoon. West Ham have failed to score at White Hart Lane in five successive visits dating back to 2005 and have not won there since 1999.

Brutal attack on Tottenham fans raises fears of rising right-wing and racist violence in Italy

Italy’s capital has been rattled by increasing militancy by the extreme right since October, often with racist overtones.

Emmanuel Adebayor

Emmanuel Adebayor fears Tottenham implosion

Striker demands Spurs correct alarming dip in form

The Sports Matrix: Friday 23 November 2012

Clattenburg cleared by FA and asks for apology

Hugo Lloris starred in Tottenham's 0-0 draw with Lazio

Gascoigne hero's return marred by fans' abuse

Lazio 0 Tottenham Hotspur 0

They 'feared the worst': Spurs fan fights for his life after attack by knife-wielding thugs in Rome

Nine British people known to have been hurt ahead of Europa League tie

Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele

Timely return of Mousa Dembele: Belgian in squad to face Lazio as Spurs suffer loss of form without £15m signing

Since Dembele sustained the damage while on duty with Belgium, Spurs have lost four of their five Premier League fixtures

The crying Caesar: Paul Gascoigne's Roman days

On Thursday the England legend returns to Lazio, where he briefly shone in the 1990s. His former assistant tells Tim Rich of the adulation, loneliness – and some disastrous Italian lessons

Andre Villas-Boas: 'At Chelsea, a sacking is just like another day at the office'

Sackings at Chelsea like everyday event, says Andre Villas-Boas

Andre Villas-Boas painted a vivid picture of the brutal reality of life as Chelsea manager by claiming that sackings represent "just another day at the office" at Stamford Bridge.

The Sports Matrix: Thursday 22 November 2012

Benitez takes reins as Di Matteo latest to feel Chelsea axe

Villas-Boas fears racism in Italy as Spurs prepare for Lazio trip

Andre Villas-Boas fears the racist chanting that soured Tottenham's home game with Lazio may happen again when the teams meet at the Stadio Olimpico tonight.

Caulker was expected to travel with the rest of the squad to Rome

Caulker could return for Tottenham to face Lazio

Steven Caulker, who missed the north London derby defeat to Arsenal with a knee problem, could return for tomorrow’s Europa League tie against Lazio.

The banner that greeted United to Galatasaray back in 1993 and a typically welcoming fan

Champions League: Galatasaray v Manchester United match preview

A look ahead to this week’s Champions League fixture at the Turk Telekom Arena

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Pupils to visit First World War battlefields

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