Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Belgium in the European Championship Group B clash in Cardiff. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty

In another sign of the remarkable recent rise of Welsh football, Premier League outfit Swansea City are to establish coaching centres in Dublin, Belfa(...)

Fiorentina’s Mario Gomez (front) celebrates with his team-mate Joaquin after scoring a goal against Spurs during the Europa League second leg at Artemio Franchi stadium in Florence. Photograph: Maurizio Degl’Innocenti

Fiorentina 2 Tottenham Hotspur 0 (Fiorentina win 3-1 on aggregate)The most disappointing thing for Mauricio Pochettino here, other than exiting the Eu(...)

Sheffield United captain Michael Doyle accepts his side must lift their game to an even higher level if they are to pull off another upset in their tw(...)

Danny Rose slides home Tottenham Hotspur’s fourth goal in the FA Cup third-round clash against Burnley   at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Tottenham 4 Burnley 2It was a night that ticked most of the boxes for a topsy-turvy FA Cup replay. There was terrible defending; a contender for the m(...)

Spurs player Christian Eriksen fires in the winning goal during the Premier League match against Swansea City  at Liberty Stadium. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Swansea 1 Tottenham Hotspur 2A smashing match with a surprising finish. Swansea created the lion’s share of the chances and know they should have won (...)

 Diego Costa of Chelsea is expected to start against Newcastle United.  Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Saturday, December 6thHull (17) v West Brom (16) Striker Abel Hernandez returns to the Hull squad after missing two matches for the birth of his child(...)

Christian Eriksen scored late on as Spurs came from behind to beat Hull 2-1 at the KC Stadium

Two goals from White Hart Lane youth products featured on the scoresheet of this match but it was the dismissal of Hull’s Gastón Ramírez that had the (...)

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(...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

PSV Eindhoven winger Memphis Depay is attracting the interest of Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino.

Mauricio Pochettino is considering a move for the €19m-rated Memphis Depay. The Tottenham Hotspur manager is looking for a fresh option on the flank (...)