LONDON - Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has said the Wembley atmosphere is even better than White Hart Lane's and there will be no excuse for failure in Thursday's Europa League game against KAA Gent.
Spurs have lost six of their last seven matches at Wembley, including two Champions League group games, and must overcome a 1-0 deficit against the Belgian side in the round-of-32 second leg.
Most Tottenham supporters would probably have been a little surprised, but pleased, when they saw the strength of the lineups against both Gent and Fulham.
The expectation was that reserve players such as Kevin Wimmer, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Josh Onomah, Georges-Kevin Nkoudou and Vincent Janssen would start at least one of the games in the Europa League and the FA Cup.
However, they have let the side down on various occasions and the manager has responded accordingly, selecting more...
LONDON -- Mauricio Pochettino has accused his Tottenham Hotspur players of lacking focus in the 1-0 Europa League defeat to Gent last week, saying he knew after less than a minute that they would struggle in the match.
Tottenham must win Thursday's second leg at Wembley to progress to the round of 16 after a surprise loss in Belgium, despite Pochettino playing his near strongest XI against the mid-table Jupiler League side.
"When we started against Gent, if you watch 50 seconds, you don't need to...
Tottenham Hotspur came close to signing Diego Maradona in the 1990s, according to the club's former captain Teddy Sheringham.
Sheringham says Ossie Ardiles, who managed Tottenham in the 1993-94 season, held talks with his fellow Argentine Maradona, before deciding against the move and signing Germany striker Jurgen Klinsmann instead.
Maradona was in his mid-30s that year and spent the campaign in his homeland with Newell's Old Boys after leaving Spanish club Sevilla.