Ex-England striker Peter Crouch announces retirement

Soccer Jul 12, 2019

Ex-England striker Peter Crouch announces retirement

Former England striker Peter Crouch announced on Friday his retirement from soccer after more than two decades as a professional. The 38-year-old former Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool and Stoke City striker spent last season at Burnley but his contract ended last month. Crouch was capped 42 times ...

Liverpool, Tottenham boast loyal Japanese support

Soccer May 29, 2019

Liverpool, Tottenham boast loyal Japanese support

by Dan Orlowitz

When Liverpool and Tottenham enter the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium pitch on Saturday night for the UEFA Champions League final, the 67,000 fans in Madrid won't be the only ones rapt with anticipation. Nearly 10,000 km away, Japanese supporters of the two English Premier League clubs ...

Tottenham completes epic comeback to reach Champions League final

Soccer May 9, 2019

Tottenham completes epic comeback to reach Champions League final

Facing a three-goal deficit at halftime, Tottenham pulled off another Champions League comeback for the ages. Lucas Moura completed a hat trick in the sixth minute of injury time as Tottenham rallied to beat Ajax 3-2 on Wednesday and reach its first Champions League final, ...

Tottenham stuns Manchester City to reach semifinals

Soccer Apr 18, 2019

Tottenham stuns Manchester City to reach semifinals

More than two minutes into stoppage time, Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling slid across the field and puffed his chest to the crowd, roaring in elation. Tottenham players collapsed to the turf, some flat on their backs, forlorn and heartbroken. From the brink of Champions ...

Tottenham wins first game at new stadium

Soccer Apr 4, 2019

Tottenham wins first game at new stadium

To the accompaniment of a marching band, tenor Wynne Evans serenaded the players and 59,215 fans with "Glory, Glory Tottenham Hotspur." Fireworks exploded over the stadium, illuminating the north London sky and the golden cockerel atop the roof. The club wasn't celebrating a trophy but a ...

Liverpool, City win to set up duel for EPL title

Soccer Feb 28, 2019

Liverpool, City win to set up duel for EPL title

The Premier League title race looks to be a duel between Liverpool and Manchester City after the top two collected contrasting home wins on Wednesday and third-place Tottenham lost at Chelsea for a second defeat in five days. Just when questions were starting to be ...

Mauricio Pochettino loses cool after Tottenham lose to Burnley

Soccer Feb 24, 2019

Mauricio Pochettino loses cool after Tottenham lose to Burnley

After Tottenham lost vital ground in the Premier League title race, Mauricio Pochettino lost his temper as well. The Tottenham coach angrily squared up to referee Mike Dean after the 2-1 loss at Burnley on Saturday, venting his frustration over a decision that led to ...

Son shines as Tottenham routs Dortmund

Soccer Feb 14, 2019

Son shines as Tottenham routs Dortmund

Son Heung-min sparked Tottenham's second-half overwhelming of Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Wednesday, setting the London club on its way to a 3-0 victory in the last-16 first leg. After being on the back foot throughout the first half, Tottenham took complete control ...

English teams edge Italians to advance in Champions League

Soccer Dec 12, 2018

English teams edge Italians to advance in Champions League

It ended England 2, Italy 0 on a tense night of decisive Champions League group games on Tuesday. Liverpool advanced to the round of 16 by beating Napoli 1-0, though it relied on a stoppage-time save by goalkeeper Alisson Becker. Tottenham is also in Monday's ...