LONDON -- Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has said a win at Manchester City on Saturday would prove his players can cope with the pressure of the title race.
Spurs can set a new club record for consecutive victories with a seventh in succession and would move six points clear of City if they do so.
At the start of the season, Pochettino said the only barrier his young squad needed to overcome to win the title was in their heads.
And speaking at a news conference ahead of the City game,...
Plymouth Argyle manager Derek Adams was a little chesty after securing a goalless draw at Anfield in an FA Cup third-round tie two weeks ago, describing his squad's display as "one of the best defensive performances Anfield has ever seen." Perhaps he was unaware that he was only up against a team of backups and kids?
It would certainly seem that way, given his odd suggestion that Liverpool's players will be in for a taste of "the real world" when they visit Plymouth's Home Park on Wednesday night...
LONDON -- Mauricio Pochettino has credited Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy with turning the club into one of the most financially healthy in the world, and says they no longer need to worry about losing their best players.
In the past, Spurs have been forced to sell stars to bigger clubs -- notably Luka Modric and Gareth Bale, who both joined Real Madrid -- but Pochettino's talented squad have nearly all signed new long-term contracts this season.
However, Spurs' excellent form recently has prompted...
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ARSENAL: The Gunners have handed contract extensions to French trio Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny and Francis Coquelin, tying their long-term futures to the club.