Tottenham are poised to sign Burnley’s Kieran Tripper in a deal worth €4.9 million. Photograph: PA

Mauricio Pochettino is primed to make Burnley’s Kieran Trippier his second signing of the summer. The Tottenham Hotspur manager is also interested in (...)

The FA Cup semi final win against Liverpool at Wembley Stadium was a breakthrough moment for Given  and Villa. Photo: Ian Walton/Getty Images

In the car from the train station, it starts. Unintentionally, it’s a bit heavy. How was Saturday, then? It is a standard question to put to a footbal(...)

Former World Cup winner with Argentina Ossie Ardiles with (L-R) John Giles, Bill O’Herlihy, Eamon Dunphy, Darragh Maloney, Ray Houghton, Kenny Cunningham, Richie Sadlier, Tony O’Donoghue, John Kenny and Ronnie Whelan at RTÉ Sport’s launch of its 2014 World Cup coverage. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Well, that was a highly stellar Montrose midfield on the couch: Ray Houghton on the right, Ossie Ardiles and John Giles working in tandem in the ce(...)

Newcastle United’s Loic Remy (second from right) scores against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League  match at White Hart Lane. Photograph:  Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Tottenham 0 Newcastle 1: The pre-match discussion had been about the absence of one goalkeeper and there would be plenty of questions afterwards about(...)

Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is treated by medical staff after colliding with Everton’s Romelu Lukaku. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Hugo Lloris was not included in Tottenham’s squad to face Newcastle on Sunday as the club’s medical staff advised he required more rest after being kn(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Erik Lamela (centre) shoots  on goal against Sheriff Tiraspol’s  at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Tottenham 2 Sheriff 1A first Tottenham goal for Erik Lamela and a record-breaking penalty from Jermain Defoe secured safe passage into the knockout ro(...)

Hugo Lloris lies injured after a collison with Romelu Lukaku.

Andre Villas-Boas has angrily defended his decision to allow Hugo Lloris to continue playing against Everton on Sunday, despite the goalkeeper appeari(...)

 Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.  Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Hugo Lloris will report to Tottenham’s training ground tomorrow to be assessed ahead of the club’s Europa League game against Sheriff Tiraspol. Goalk(...)