West Brom’s James Morrison  heads home the winning goal in the premier league clash against  Tottenham Hotspur  at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Tottenham 0 West Brom 1Mauricio Pochettino was supposed to eradicate White Hart Lane performances like this. Instead, the Tottenham Hotspur manager fe(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Roberto Soldado receives the ball while being guarded by Partizan Belgrade’s Miroslav Vulicevic (right). Photograph: AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic

Partizan Belgrade 0 Tottenham Hotspur 0Tottenham held firm in intimidating conditions to kick off the Europa League group stage with a hard-fought goa(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Gylfi Sigurdsson   scores his side’s injury-time winner in the Premier League game against   Southampton at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

Tottenham 3 Southampton 2: Gylfi Sigurdsson fired in a long-range goal in stoppag(...)

  Tim Sherwood:  His  contract runs until summer 2015, but Daniel Levy has not spoken up to dispel rumours that the manager’s time will be up at the end of this season. “The silence has been deafening,” Sherwood said.  Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

In football the result is king, but the problem with kings is that they are often degenerate or insane. Kings and results alike are frequently (...)

A detail from the cover of It’s The Stars Will Be Our Lamps by Alan Walsh

I was living in London when I started reading the old Irish stories again. I had gone there for work and had started missing home pretty hard. It’s a (...)

Theo Walcott of Arsenal makes a ‘2-0’ gesture to the Tottenham fans as he is stretchered off the pitch at Emirates Stadium. Photograph:  Clive Rose/Getty Images

Arsenal 2 Tottenham 0Arsenal swept aside north London rivals Tottenham 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium to take their place in the fourth round of the FA (...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Christian Eriksen is mobbed by his team-mates after scoring his side’s second goal against Manchester United during the  Premier League  match at Old Trafford. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Reuters

Manchester Utd 1 Tottenham 2: These are the moments when Manchester United must realise their grip on the Premier League title is being released, fing(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Erik Lamela puts his shot wide but Tottenham were comfortable winners against Stoke. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Tottenham 3 Stoke 0: Tim Sherwood tasted victory at White Hart Lane for the first time as Tottenham put on a vintage display to crush Stoke. Ro(...)

Sunderland 1 Tottenham 2: John O’Shea’s own goal condemned Sunderland to a demoralising home defeat as Tottenham handed under-fire manager Andre Villa(...)

Wayne Rooney  celebrates scoring Manchester United’s second goal from the penalty spot during the Premier League game against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Tottenham 2 Manchester Utd 2: Perhaps the best thing that can be said for André Villas-Boas is that there was never the sense of a team playing under (...)