Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini: “It’s not a decisive game but a very important game – after we play for another 36 points.” Photograph: Andrew Yates/Livepic

Manchester City’s dismal record against the top half of the Premier League is the Achilles heel in their title challenge. City have failed to beat (...)

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(...)

 Andros Townsend (centre) was  a regular in Roy Hodgson’s England squad last season, but was banished from the Spurs’ first team after clashing with the fitness coach Nathan Gardiner. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Newcastle are close to signing Andros Townsend from Tottenham, after the clubs agreed a compromise over the fee for the England winger. Townsend, wh(...)

Dele Alli scored a stunner to give Tottenham Hotspur a 2-1 win away at Crystal Palace. Photograph: Afp

Crystal Palace 1 Tottenham Hotspur 2 Dele Alli scored one of the goals of the season to inspire Tottenham to a 3-1 Premier League victory at Crystal (...)

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri: “It is a crazy league because if it was a normal league Leicester would not be at the top. The other bigger teams would be there.” Photograph:  Nigel French/PA Wire

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri says he wants to be the “crazy man” who frightens the Premier League elite. Ranieri’s side have shocked everyo(...)

Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen, one of the many players bought with the money earned from Gareth Bale’s sale to Real Madrid. Photograph: Andrew Couldridge/Reuter

Mauricio Pochettino was unusually animated during Tottenham’s 1-0 defeat by Leicester at White Hart Lane on Wednesday night. Not just at the final wh(...)

 Claudio Ranieri has laughed off talk of Leicester City winning the Premier League. Photograph: Getty

Claudio Ranieri watched his Leicester City team draw level on points with Arsenal at the top of the Premier League after a 1-0 win at Tottenham Hotspu(...)

Dele Alli has signed a new deal with Tottenham Hotspur keeping him at White Hart Lane until 2021. Photograph: Getty

Dele Alli has signed a new contract to keep him at Tottenham Hotspur until 2021. The midfielder has made a huge impact since he signed from MK Dons la(...)

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(...)