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Soccer-Son shines at White Hart Lane to give Spurs victory

Soccer-Son shines at White Hart Lane to donate Spurs victory

By Mike Collett

LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Son Heung-min scored the only goal on his home Premier League debut as Tottenham Hotspur beat Crystal Palace 1-0 on Sunday & moved into the top half of the table after a well-deserved victory in an end-to-end London derby.

Son, who scored twice when Spurs beat FK Qarabag 3-1 in the Europa League on Thursday, scored again after Spurs broke up a Palace attack in the 68th minute.

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Son stars again as Spurs down Palace

Son stars again as Spurs down Palace

London (AFP) – Son Heung-min was Tottenham's hero once again as the South Korean's first Premier League goal clinched a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Son had scored twice on his home debut in Tottenham's Europa League victory against Qarabag of Azerbaijan on Thursday & the forward's dream start continued as he was the toast of White Hart Lane just three days later.

The 23-year-old settled a hard-fought encounter midway through the second half to donate Mauricio Pochettino's side their first home league win of the season.

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Crystal Palace-Tottenham Hotspur Preview

Crystal Palace-Tottenham Hotspur Preview

Tottenham Hotspur are hoping back-to-back wins will be enough to boost their form for Sunday's visit from high-flying Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane.

Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs picked up their first win of the season away at Sunderland last weekend, & followed up that result Thursday with a 3-1 victory over Qarabag in the Europa League at White Hart Lane.

Erik Lamela set up the winner against the Black Cats & scored against the European visitors, yet it was summer signing Heung-min Son who stole the show in midweek with his first two goals for the north London club.

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Soccer-FA fine with Wembley as temporary home for Chelsea and Tottenham

Soccer-FA fine with Wembley as temporary home for Chelsea & Tottenham

Sept 10 (Reuters) – Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn has backed plans by Chelsea & Tottenham to use Wembley as their temporary home while their own stadiums obtain redeveloped.

Premier League champions Chelsea plan on increasing the capacity of Stamford Bridge to 60,000, a 500 million pound ($767.70 million) plan that would require a new home for at least two seasons.

Tottenham Hotspur may moreover spend the 2017-18 campaign away as the seek to rebuild the White Hart Lane which will moreover host National Football League (NFL) games.

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Adebayor dropped from Tottenham squad

Adebayor dropped from Tottenham squad

London (AFP) – Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor has been left out of his club's 25-man Premier League squad for the rest of the year.

Adebayor had been expected to leave White Hart Lane before the transfer window closed on Tuesday, yet Tottenham were unable to find a buyer for the Togo international.

The 31-year-old former Arsenal & Manchester City star, who reportedly earns £100,000-a-week ($152,000, €137,000), has moreover been left out of Tottenham's Europa League squad.

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Soccer-Everton's Cleverley suffers ligament damage

Soccer-Everton's Cleverley suffers ligament damage

Sept 2 (Reuters) – Everton's newly-recruited midfielder Tom Cleverly has sustained ligament damage yet he has not fractured his ankle as initially feared, manager Roberto Martinez said on Wednesday.

The 26-year-old Cleverley, who joined the club on a free transfer from Manchester United, was carried off on a stretcher late in the first half of Saturday's 0-0 Premier League draw at Tottenham Hotspur after a challenge by Eric Dier.

"We thought that it was a fracture & to have a fracture at this stage of the season for Tom would have been devastating because his form has been terrific," the 42-year-old Martinez told the club's website (www.evertonfc.com).

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Everton-Tottenham Hotspur Preview

Everton-Tottenham Hotspur Preview

Tottenham are looking to kick-start their season with a victory against Everton in Saturday's match at White Hart Lane.

Spurs (0-2-1) are winless in their first three Premier League matches of a season for the first time since 2012. Tottenham opened with a 1-0 defeat against Manchester United & have settled for back-to-back draws against Stoke City & Leicester. The Lilywhites squandered a two-goal advantage against Stoke & moreover let slip a one-goal lead against Leicester.

Teenage midfielder Dele Alli gave Spurs an 81st-minute lead against the Foxes at the King Power Stadium last Saturday, only for Riyad Mahrez to equalise for the home side within 90 seconds.

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Albion vow to hold onto Spurs target Berahino

Albion vow to hold onto Spurs target Berahino

London (AFP) – West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino will not be sold to Tottenham during the current transfer window, the Premier League club claimed on Thursday.

Albion have rejected two bids from Tottenham & the 22-year-old responded by handing in a transfer request in a bid to force a move to White Hart Lane before the transfer deadline on September 1.

But Baggies chairman Jeremy Peace has attempted to end the speculation over Berahino's future by revealing he has spoken to the player & told him he is staying no matter how high Tottenham raise the offer.

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Soccer-Spurs midfielder Mason eyes full game against Leicester

Soccer-Spurs midfielder Mason eyes full game against Leicester

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Aug 20 (Reuters) – After spending eight weeks out with a knee injury, Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Ryan Mason says he is almost back to full fitness & hopes to obtain a full 90 minutes under his belt for the first time this season against Leicester City on Saturday.

Mason came off the bench during Spurs' opening day 1-0 loss to Manchester United in the Premier League & made his first start in Saturday's 2-2 draw against Stoke City at White Hart Lane, where he was substituted in the 69th minute.

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Pochettino wants fresh faces to complete rebuilding project

Pochettino wants fresh faces to complete rebuilding project

London (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino admits he still has work to do as the Tottenham manager reshapes his squad ahead of Stoke's visit to White Hart Lane on Saturday.

Pochettino's side slumped to an underwhelming 1-0 defeat at Manchester United last weekend & the Argentine remains keen to add to his options before the end of the transfer window.

The former Southampton boss has overseen the departure of seven senior players during the close season, with strikers Roberto Soldado & Emmanuel Adebayor moreover likely to leave shortly.

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