Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has been criticised for not adding to his squad by former players. It has now been 12 years since he won the English Premier League title with the London club. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters.

As Claudio Ranieri contemplated the next stage of the title race, the manager of the most implausible challengers in the English Premier League era ma(...)

Danny Rose fires home through a crowded Swansea box to score Tottenham’s winning goal in the Premier League game against Swansea City at White Hart Lane. Photograph:  Tony O’Brien/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Tottenham 2 Swansea 1 Danny Rose is not a noted Premier League marksman for Tottenham Hotspur but when he does score, he tends to make them count. Th(...)

Kieran Tripper’s first Spurs goal gave his side a 1-0 win against Watford. Photograph: EPA

Tottenham Hotspur 1 Watford 0 Tottenham moved up to second in the Premier League as Kieran Trippier’s second-half strike secured a 1-0 win over Wat(...)

Mauricio Pochettino has said Spurs face a tricky period while their new stadium is being built. Photograph: Reuters

Mauricio Pochettino has said Tottenham Hotspur are in a “very tough period” because of their new stadium project – just as Arsenal were when they buil(...)

Tottenham Hotspur captain Danny Blanchflower holds the FA Cup aloft after his side’s 2-0 victory over Leicester City in the 1961 FA Cup final at Wembley. Photograph: Central Press/Getty Images

At the end they were made to stand in line and listen to God Save The Queen. It makes for remarkable viewing. Tottenham Hotspur had just won the 19(...)

Dele Alli equalised brilliantly for Spurs against Everton at Goodison Park. Photograph: Getty

Everton 1 Tottenham Hotspur 1 For 45 minutes at Goodison Park, Tottenham Hotspur showed why talk of Champions League qualification, and perhaps eve(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho speaks at a press conference ahead of his side’s Premier League game with Bournemouth. Photo: Henry Browne/Reuters

Jose Mourinho sees no reason why Diego Costa’s future is subject to speculation, but declined to say if the striker will start in Saturday’s Premier L(...)

Chelsea’s Diego Costa sits on the bench before the match against Tottenham. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

Diego Costa is expected to return to the Chelsea starting lineup for the Premier League game against Bournemouth on Saturday despite making (...)

Willian scores Chelsea’s  second goal from a free-kick in the Champions League Group G game against  Maccabi Tel Aviv at the Sammy Ofer Stadium, in Haifa, Israel. Photograph:  John Sibley/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Maccabi Tel Aviv 0 Chelsea 3 A second successive win in a campaign littered with unexpected setbacks would normally leave a team buoyed and enthused, (...)

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane applauds fans at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Predictions have been pretty pointless so far in this topsy-turvy Premier League season but much more of this and people are going to start backing (...)