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Tottenham Hotspur will have to be ready for another tough battle against Huddersfield Town on Saturday after scraping out a 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace.

It took until the 88th minute for Spurs to find the first goal at Selhurst Park as Harry Kane once again bailed the team out of trouble. We should have killed the game earlier but profligacy in front of goal and Palace turning up in the second-half made it very difficult for Spurs.

Ahead of the game against Huddersfield, Spurs flexed their muscles with a 6-1 victory over Rochdale in the FA Cup. The victory saw us book a place in the quarterfinals of the tournament, where we will face Swansea City.

As far as Huddersfield are concerned, they are currently three points above the relegation places and will come to Wembley on the back of a 2-1 victory over West Brom.

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Pochettino confirmed that Jan Vertonghen has returned to training. But having had ankle difficulties, the defender will not be risked tomorrow.

The Belgian suffered an ankle problem in training last week that forced him to miss the 1-0 win at Crystal Palace and faces a race against time to be fit for the second-leg against Juventus in the Champions League round of 16.

Vertonghen’s compatriot, Toby Alderweireld is once again sidelined with a hamstring injury, less than a month after returning from a similar problem.


The centre-back is surely out for Saturday’s game and our gaffer believes the player won’t be ready to face Juventus next week.

“We need to be cautious with him. I think still we need to assess every day,” Pochettino said about Alderweireld. (

“I don’t believe he can be ready for Juventus. But yes, happy because Jan is back again and maybe he is available for tomorrow to play.”

Asked if he will pick his side tomorrow with one eye on Juventus, Poch replied:

“No, both our eyes are focused on the game against Huddersfield.

“That for us is the most important game. It’s an important three points for the battle for the top four. We cannot think of the game after. We need to be focused and ready to compete because it will be tough. Huddersfield are in a position where they need points too. For us the most important thing is tomorrow.”

Manchester City are certainly winning the Premier League this season and are miles ahead of other teams but Poch feels Spurs and other teams are fighting for the other three places and wants to end the season on a high note.

“Manchester City is in a very good position and so close to winning the title,” our gaffed added.

“We’re in behind and we need to fight a lot with different teams to achieve the top four because it will be so important to next season. It will be a battle to the end and we know very well that we need to be consistent. After our defeat against Manchester City we’re in a run of 16 games unbeaten. That’s what we need to do, be consistent, win games and try to finish in the best condition possible to get one place for the Champions League next season.”

Asked how many more points do Spurs need to get in the top four, the Argentine, who is celebrating his 46th birthday today explained:

“I don’t know. It’s difficult to guess. Every chance you have in the Premier League you have to try to win. Now it’s up to us, because we’re in the top four. We feel and think it’ll be tough because other teams, important clubs, with very good players can fight with us too. But we’re in good form and we need to keep this.”

The last time both Spurs and Huddersfield met, it ended in the former’s favour as Spurs ran riot at John Smith’s Stadium, winning 4-0 in September.

Hoping for something similar from our boys tomorrow!

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“Helped me fall back in love with Spurs”, “Warrior” – Some Tottenham fans love former player’s tweet



Ryan Mason Tottenham

Ryan Mason

Former Tottenham star Ryan Mason’s football career came to a premature end after he picked up a skull fracture while playing for Hull City.

The former Spurs was facing Chelsea and hung his boots in 2018 but is adored by many fans.

Now 27, the midfielder shared a video of him scoring a goal for us four years ago and what a strike it was from the Englishman.

This was Mason’s first goal for Spurs and it came in a League Cup fixture against Nottingham Forest.

The midfielder might not have been the most gifted player ever but he always gave 100% on the pitch and his move to Hull City, unfortunately, did not work out.

Mason played for numerous clubs in the English system, serving stints at Millwall, Yeovil Town and Doncaster Rovers.

The former Spurs star also had one cap for the England national side in 2015 and a number of fans tweeted their love for the player after his post.

Read more: “I’m happy at Tottenham” – Star claims he has work to do at Spurs despite interest from Bayern Munich

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“Most entertaining”, “The ending…” – Some Spurs fans love latest advert featuring accommodation partner



Vorm Eriksen Tottenham

Tottenham posted a video of their tie-up with, our official accommodation partner, and it was an interesting video, to say the least.

Spurs players Christian Eriksen, Michel Vorm, Ben Davies and Juan Foyth participated in some “hotel-related” drills in the two-minute long ad.

It was fun to see Eriksen and co carrying luggage around an obstacle course while the Dane also dropped drinks glasses from his tray.

There were a few laughs too as Vorm wasn’t able to fold the quilt in the right manner and some of the fans saw the funny side of the video.

Tottenham haven’t started the season well and were lucky to get all three points against Brighton in our previous game. However, it was nice to see the players having a great time in the fun advert.

The video certainly was done pretty well and the ending is something to behold too.

Read more: “What a player he was”, “Great goal” – Some Spurs fans go down memory lane about former superstar’s incredible goal

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“Rather buy Ndombele”, “Ship has sailed” – Some Tottenham fans are split over summer target penning new deal



Jack Grealish

Jack Grealish

Jack Grealish has signed a new five-year deal with Aston Villa that includes a huge release clause, according to the Sun.

The report adds that Tottenham offered £25million for the midfielder in the summer. But to sign him now, we would have to double the amount.

Grealish was one of the stars for the Villans last season but they missed out on promotion to the Premier League.

Villa aren’t doing well in the Championship as they lie 13th with 13 points from nine games. Grealish is yet to score for his boyhood club in the ongoing term.

With his selling price doubled, as per the report, some Tottenham fans weren’t sure about the club making a move for the player while a few blamed Daniel Levy for botching the transfer.

Read more: Former Tottenham star refutes claims of wanting to leave the club

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