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Spurs 1-0 Cardiff | Dier strike sees off Bluebirds

Eric Dier scored the only goal of the game as Tottenham as the Lilywhites beat struggling Cardiff 1-0 at Wembley. The visitors had Joe Ralls sent off, a decision that left opposition manager Neil Warnock fuming and accusing Harry Kane of “trying to make an issue of it” A disappointing crowd of 43,268, almost about… Read More »

Brighton 0-2 Spurs | Lilywhites defy pre match predictions

Tottenham Hotspur gave coach Mauricio Pochettino some much needed relief by beating Brighton at the AMEX on Saturday evening. Most pre match predictions had the Seagulls giving the Lilywhites a real run for their money, with many pundits expecting Chris Hughton’s side to take points off Spurs. With Lloris and Vorm unavailable, Spurs were forced… Read More »

Is Declan Rice the next Grealish?

Declan Rice has stirred a hornets nest in Ireland after national manager Martin O’Neill announced that the youngster was left out of the most recent ROI squad as he was still contemplating his international future. Rice has been a regular for Ireland at youth levels and has even featured in friendlies for the senior team,… Read More »