Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon believes Jose Mourinho only took the Tottenham job as he became ‘fed up’ of waiting for Zinedine Zidane to leave the Bernabeu. Mourinho replaced Mauricio Pochettino as boss on Wednesday in a surprise and swift managerial switch, with the Portuguese brought in to rescue Spurs’ season and take the club to the next level. His arrival has been met with a largely mixed reaction from supporters, with some angry about the axe of their beloved boss and the club’s choice of replacement, while others are excited to see what heights Spurs can reach under a coach who has won everything club football has to offer. However, Calderon told talkSPORT it is likely Tottenham would have been a Plan B for the Special One, as he was really eyeing a return to the Sa
Tottenham have sacked manager Mauricio Pochettino after five years in charge of the Premier League club.Spurs have made a disappointing start to the current campaign and are 14th in the Premier League.BBC sports editor Dan Roan believes Jose Mourinho is a strong contender to replace the 47-year-old. "We were extremely reluctant to make this change. It is not a decision the board has taken lightly, nor in haste," said Spurs chairman Daniel Levy."Regrettably domestic results at the end of last season and beginning of this season have been extremely disappointing."It falls on the board to make the difficult decisions - this one made more so given the many memorable moments we have had with Mauri...
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Tottenham have identified Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini as their replacement for Christian Eriksen, according to reports. The Danish playmaker is out of contract with the north London club at the end of the season and looks set to leave on a free. Many top European clubs such as Barcelona, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain have […] talkSPORT
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino does not think Heung-min Son should have been sent off for his tackle on Andre Gomes.The Everton midfielder suffered a terrible leg injury after a 78th-minute challenge from Son, who was subsequently reduced to tears and given his marching orders by referee Martin Atkinson in Sunday’s 1-1 draw at Goodison Park. AFP or licensors Andre Gomes fell awkwardly after being fouled by Heung-min Son The Tottenham forward is set to miss Premier League games against Sheffield United, West Ham and Bournemouth. When asked if Son should have been sent off, Pochettino told talkSPORT: “No, no, definitely not. “Everyone saw it was a challenge for the ball with the bad luck of the contact and Andre’s landing producing the injury. “But it wa
The Oakland Raiders managed to blow a 17-0 lead but beat the Chicago Bears regardless as the first NFL game to be played at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium turned into a thriller.The Raiders saw that commanding half-time lead become a 21-17 deficit in the third quarter but Josh Jacobs ran in the winning touchdown – his second of the night – with less than two minutes remaining. Getty Images - Getty Chicago Bears vs Oakland Raiders was the first NFL game to be held at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium That meant it was third time lucky in London for the Raiders, twice beaten at Wembley but the first to celebrate in Tottenham. Years of planning had gone into this game, with hosting such events so integral to the design of this stadium that pre-game announcements w