Spurs captain Harry Kane  in action with Burnley goalkeeper  Tom Heaton during the premier League game at Turf Moor. Photograph: Craig Brough/Action Images via Reuters /Livepic

Burnley 0 Tottenham Hotspur 0Harry Kane may have followed in the footsteps of Danny Blanchflower and Dave Mackay but his quest to emulate Gary Lineker(...)

Arsenal’s French striker Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring his team’s first goal  in the  Premier League match against Newcastle at St James Park. Oli Scarff/AFP

Premier League round-up: Olivier Giroud’s first-half double handed Arsenal a sixth successive Premier League victory as they survived a spirited fight(...)

Manchester United’s Dutch manager Louis van Gaal:  his side face an important home clash against Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

As a boy in the Netherlands, Louis van Gaal was seduced by Tottenham Hotspur’s white shirts, by the club’s double-winning campaign of 1961 and by the(...)

Didier Drogba, John Terry and Branislav Ivanovic celebrate Chelsea’s League Cup final win over Spurs. Photograph: PA

Chelsea 2 Tottenham Hotspur 0Quiz question: which football club played one match but won two trophies on one afternoon? OK, let’s not rule out the pos(...)

Harry Kane scored on the rebound after his last second penalty was saved by Adrian, salvaging a point for Spurs against West Ham. (Photograph: Reuters / Matthew Childs)

Tottenham Hotspur 2 West Ham United 2Only Alex Song knew what he was thinking about and, as he lay on his back, staring up at the heavens from his own(...)

Mario Balotelli came off the bench to score Liverpool’s winner in their 3-2 win over Spurs at Anfield. (Phorograph:  EPA/PETER POWELL)

Liverpool 3 Tottenham Hostpur 2Timing is everything and if nothing else, Mario Balotelli has not lost his sense of occasion during his dispiriting deb(...)

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(...)

Jose Mourinho of Chelsea hugs Mauricio Pochettino of Spurs towards the end of the match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

José Mourinho saw his side concede five for the first time under his management at White Hart Lane and his agitation afterwards felt predictable.Days (...)

 Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane celebrates after scoring the first of his two goals in the Premier League match against Chelsea at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Kieran Galvin/EPA

Tottenham Hotspur 5 Chelsea 3This was the evening Chelsea’s title pursuit, for the first time this season, was made to look fragile. Even unlikely. A (...)

 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(...)