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Dnipro 1 Tottenham 0 match report: Roberto Soldado misses sitter as Spurs go down in display matching sombre backdrop to Europa League tie

Late penalty gives Ukrainian side victory in first leg on night dominated by political violence which has devastated the capital Kiev

Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood looks on from the sidelines

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Louis van Gaal has admitted the Tottenham job interests him

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The 62-year-old was linked with Tottenham before Tim Sherwood became manager at White Hart Lane

Michael Dawson in action for Tottenham

Dnipro v Tottenham: Michael Dawson admits 'I had a hard time under Juande Ramos but he brought silverware to the club'

North Londonders face Ukraine outfit managed by Ramos tonight

Yevhen Konoplyanka, right, was moments away from joining Liverpool in the January transfer window

Dnipro v Tottenham: Yevhen Konoplyanka 'focused' on beating Spurs despite lure of Liverpool move

The Ukraine forward came close to a January switch to the Premier League

Emmanuel Adebayor celebrates opening the scoring for Spurs

Dnipro v Tottenham: Ukraine unrest will not cause Europa League match to be postponed

The sides meet in the first leg of their last-32 tie on Thursday

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Italy boss Cesare Prandelli linked with Tottenham job after World Cup

The former Roma and Fiorentina manager enjoys a close relationship with Tottenham's technical director, Franco Baldini

Jose Mourinho believes the player of the year awards should go to those who win the league, with Luis Suarez and Eden Hazard in the running for this year's award

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes only champions should receive the player of the year awards

Eden Hazard and Luis Suarez lead the running for this season's honours but Gareth Bale swept up last year's without Spurs winning a single trophy

Italy manager Cesare Prandelli has been linked with a move to Tottenham to become manager after the 2014 World Cup

Cesare Prandelli interested in Tottenham job after 2014 World Cup campaign with Italy

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Nacer Chadli celebrates his first goal for Tottenham in the 4-0 rout of Newcastle

Tottenham winger Nacer Chadli sets his sights on Liverpool as he turned down January move in order to help top-four push

Chadli was linked with a White Hart Lane exit but his goal against Newcastle on Wednesday helped Spurs keep the pressure on fourth-placed Liverpool

Emmanuel Adebayor makes it 3-0 with his second of the night

Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor is a 'man on fire', but his dress sense is not so hot

The Spurs forward has been busy posting pictures on social media since his brace against Newcastle

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