Mario Balotelli: “I think he now feels that it is time to show the type of player he is.” Photograph: John Walton/PA wire.

Brendan Rodgers has no reservations over handing Mario Balotelli an immediate debut at Tottenham Hotspur, insisting the £16 million (€12 million) stri(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Nacer Chadli scores his second and his side’s third against QPR at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Tottenham 4 QPR 0Harry Redknapp offered a puff of the cheeks and a quick handshake to those in the opposing dug-out at the final whistle to suggest he(...)

 Tottenham players celebrate Harry Kane’s winner in the victory over AEL Limassol at the Antonis Papadopoulos stadium in Larnaca, Cyprus. Photo:  EPA

AEL Limassol 1 Tottenham 2 Erik Lamela inspired Tottenham to a 2-1 victory over AEL Limassol in the in the first leg of their play-off in Cypr(...)

Leon Osman is an injury concern for Everton.

Saturday, April 12th Crystal Palace (14) v Aston Villa (13) Palace manager Tony Pulis hopes to have a fully-fit squad to choose from. Dwigh(...)

Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood watches from the stands during the game against Liverpool at Anfield. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Tim Sherwood insists it is “business as usual” despite reports that the Tottenham Hotspur manager will be leaving the club at the end of the se(...)

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(...)

 Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini: His side struggle on the road. Photograph: Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

The Premier League’s three big spenders – Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City and Chelsea – had a combined outlay of £259.4m on transfers last summer b(...)

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(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Roberto Soldado scores a penalty against Hull City during their  Premier League  match at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Tottenham 1 Hull 0: The ball did hit Ahmed Elmohamady’s hand. At least, the referee Michael Oliver could cling to that. And yet it was impossible to e(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Paulinho celebrates with his team-mates after scoring the winning goal against Cardiff City during the Premier League game at Cardiff City Stadium.  Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA

If the timing of the killer blow was cruel on Cardiff City, it was difficult to argue with the outcome. The last of Tottenham Hotspur’s 29 shots on g(...)