Eddie Howe says Bournemouth’s Adam Smith is “sitting up and okay” having been stretchered off during their clash against Tottenham on Thursday. There was a lengthy stoppage in the second half with Cherries defender Smith sustaining a worrying looking injury. Having gone down after taking a powerful Harry Kane free-kick to the chest, Smith found himself in the wars moments later as he clashed with Spurs defender Ben Davies. Getty - Pool Smith appeared to sustain a head injury in the clash with Davies AFP AFP or Licensors AFP or Licensors There was no malice from Davies, who didn’t get hurt Club medics gave Smith treatment for a number of minutes before taking him off on a stretcher. It looked nasty as the player
Tottenham picked up their first victory in eight games to leave West Ham with a battle to stay in the Premier League.Czech midfielder Tomas Soucek inadvertently converted into his own net following Giovani lo Celso's corner and Harry Kane broke clear to stroke in his 18th goal of the season.With seven games remaining, the loss leaves the Hammers outside the relegation zone but only on goal difference with Bournemouth, Aston Villa and Norwich - who lie in the bottom three - all now having a game in hand over David Moyes' side. The hosts punished toothless West Ham, who threatened little but saw Jarrod Bowen strike a post as they pushed in vain for an equaliser before Kane struck.Spurs boss Jos...
Tottenham and Manchester United will get their seasons up and running again in a Friday night blockbuster.Three months on from the Premier League being forced to stop due to COVID-19, the top-flight is back and ready for a hectic end to the 2019/20 season. Games will come thick and fast over the coming weeks and Friday night will see a huge clash between Jose Mourinho’s Spurs and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s United. Four points separate these two teams in the table and both are still striving to claim a European place. Marcus Rashford scored twice as Man United beat Spurs in December gossip Chelsea news: Havertz tweet excites fans, key midfielder could be sold to fund move
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Andre Villas-Boas has distanced himself from the Newcastle job.The former Chelsea and Tottenham boss is reportedly on a shortlist of managers to replace Steve Bruce under potential new ownership at St James’ Park. Icon Sport - Getty Andre Villas-Boas joined Marseille last year The Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia, which is led by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, is closing in on a £300million takeover of the Magpies. Villas-Boas was sacked by Chelsea after just nine months in charge in 2012 and suffered the same fate at Tottenham a year later. He appears to have rebuilt his reputation at Marseille by guiding them to a second-placed finish in Ligue 1 as France’s top-flight season ended prematurely due to the coronavirus pandemic. Give COVID