Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Stoke City

There is a top football league called Premier League in England, one of Europe’s big five football leagues, and many successful and world-famous football clubs compete in this major sporting event, such as Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City.

Located in Tottenham, London, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, commonly known as Tottenham or Spurs, is a powerful club that plays home games at Wembley Stadium(the former one is White Hart Lane) from the 2017-18 season. The club adheres to the motto “Audere est Facere(To dare is to do)”. It is nicknamed “The Lilywhites” by million of fans due to traditional white home jerseys. Tottenham’s sworn enemy is Arsenal and the match between the two clubs is called the North London derby.

In terms of trophies, Tottenham won the FA Cup for the first time in 1901 and won the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1963. In addition, it got the title of UEFA Cup in 1972, becoming the first English club to win the competition. Tottenham also won seven FA Community Shields.

Stoke City is also a professional football club competing in the Premier League. Founded in 1863, it is the second-oldest club in the world and a founding member of the Football League. In the 1971-72 season, the club won English Football League Cup. Its home stadium is the bet365 Stadium with a capacity of 30,089 spectators. The former name the Britannia Stadium was changed on 1 June 2016 because the club entered into a new stadium-naming rights agreement with its parent company, bet365.

A game between Tottenham and Stoke City was held on 7 April 2018, and Tottenham won the game successfully. Therefore, Tottenham has won six successive games of Premier League in the 2017-18 season by now.

Tottenham’s players performed and cooperated well in this game, including Harry Kane, Heung-Min Son, Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen, Victor Wanyama, Moussa Dembele and so on. Stoke City’s players included Xherdan Shaqiri, Mame Diouf, Joe Allen, Ryan Shawcross and so on.

Eriksen scored a goal in the 52nd minute with the aid of Alli and Dembele. Then he scored another goal in the 63rd minute.

Before playing for Tottenham Hotspur, Eriksen played for Ajax and helped the club win three titles of Eredivisie, win one KNVB Cup and Johan Cruijff Schaal. In 2010, he was called up to play games for Denmark national team and appeared in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, becoming the youngest player in this World Cup. In 2011, Eriksen was awarded Danish Football Player of the Year, Dutch Football Talent of the Year and Ajax Talent of the Year (Marco van Basten Award). Besides, his excellent performance earned him the awards including Tottenham Hotspur Player of the Year in the 2013-14 season, Danish Football Player of the Year in 2015.

In his free time, Eriksen liked staying at home to play games but he didn’t play when he made a girlfriend. He will become a father because his wife is pregnant. Now he has become a man with successful professional career and happy family.

Tottenham Hotspur Will Keep Footballers in Preference to Sell Them

The chairman of Tottenham Hotspur Daniel Levy declared that they will not sell any football players to another football team once again, emphasizing the difference between the present-day club and the previous one. He spoke highly to the club manager for his efficient strategy in football playing, remarking him as the best coach he saw in the meet with supporters of Tottenham Hotspur. Since selling footballers like Michael Carrick, Dimitar Berbatov, Luka Modric and Gareth Bale from 2006 to 2013, the football club Tottenham Hotspur is attached with a selling label. However, only Kyle Walker was sold and the football club claimed he moved to club Man City with blessing from Pochettino.

A source revealed that negotiations between Toby Alderweireld, a Belgian center-back, and the football club broke down. The Belgian football player is the latest critical one who have connected with Tottenham Hotspur. The excellent footballer Toby Alderweireld would like to triple his £50,000 salary per week while the Tottenham Hotspur is unwilling to pay such salary, given his healthy conditions and his age. Because they would not like to pay the 29-year old footballer who have got severe injuries in the recent two seasons. Similar conditions also is confronted for the Harry Kane, a former winner of Premier League Golden Boot; the manager of Tottenham Hotspur Andre Villas-Boas once suggested him left the football club to seek more opportunities.

The manager Villas-Boas indicated that one will leave for Tottenham Hotspur if he aspired to pursue accolades and trophies; on the contrary, one will stay with the football team if he preferred stable life. The chairman of Tottenham Hotspur Daniel Levy was also asked whether the club will provide higher wages in case of increases in gate receipts from the season’s Champions League matches. The chairman rejected to answer the question with a clear figure, but he said their club will cost 50% income to pay salaries to football players rather than a fixed ratio.

In addition, he also confirmed that the new stadium of the club is still in construction. Although the project was delayed a little, he also hope the project could be accomplished and the stadium could be put into use as planned. According to previous news, the roof of stadium could be installed prior to January or early February. However, Levy claimed that the compression ring was completed last weekend; roof lift will be installed in the next fortnight. The main reason for the delay rests on bad weather and high winds while the club also hoped the new football matches could be held at new football stadium. They will be very disappointed if the case was not consistent with plan.

In the very beginning, they estimated the cost of the new stadium at £400 million; in fact, the actual cost of new stadium is two times as high as the original planned amount. Due to various reasons involving the project, the actual cost was higher than expected.

Rejection on the World Record Bid for Harry Kane

The Tottenham Hotspur would refuse to accept a world-record bid for the football player form football club in the summer, a source revealed that to a newspaper.

A report of a newspaper on Sunday indicated that the football club Real Madrid would like to purchase the forward for £200 million at the end the season; some revealed that the Hotspur side will not sell the football player for any price. The 24-year-old strike’s contract will be expired till 2022.

Real Madrid’s ranking languished at the fifth place in the La Lifa, and the small group – the front three consisting of Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale was purchased from Tottenham Hotspur, creating a record for that year for £86 million. In the season, the front three have scored 10 league goals with Real Madrid.

Harry Kane has won 28 goals in all football matches in the season, 20 goals out of them in league; he also became the highest goal scorer in European football with 56 goal in total, being the first football player surpassed Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in a calendar year from 2009.

In the early days of this month, the president Daniel Levy of Tottenham Hotspur declared that the football club will not sell any football starts before the next season. At that time, the football club is planning to move into the new stadium for a cost of £800 million.

Levy expressed his determination in playing with the football club Tottenham Hotspur. He claimed that he is confident to play with the football club; other football player will play with the football club, too. At the very beginning, the homegrown striker had express his willing to remain at the Tottenham Hotspur in the whole in early days; the coach Mauricio Pochettino said he will not force anyone who not willing to stay here.

When asked what will keep him at the Tottenham Hotspur, Harry Kane answered he will happy to stay with the football club Tottenham Hotspur as long as it was keeping progress and got better.

The winger Malcom of Bordeaux expressed his willing to play for Premier League while he also said that he will not be depressed in case of failing to realize it. The young football player aged 20 is closely related to move in the winter, with reports revealing Tottenham Hotspur have prepared to sign the excellent young football player. After winning the match over Nantes, Malcom claimed that he will not being disturbed by some rumors and fake speculation. The only thing he need to do is build up his strength in Hotspur football kits.

He says he doesn’t know whether he will leave the football club. He leave the problem to his agents and his club. Life is full of various choices and no matter who cannot decide things in the future. In addition, he also expressed his willing move to Premier League football clubs. He said it is a dream for him. Becoming a professional football player of a football club in Premier League is a dream for many football player. There is no exception for him.

A 1-1 Draw of Tottenham Hotspur at Southampton

A sub-par and disappointing performance caused a 1-1 draw at Southampton on the Sunday. The football club Tottenham Hotspur dropped two points in the football game. In the fifteenth minute, Southampton took the lead position in the football match as Davinson Sanchez won a goal by striking it into net; after three minutes, the Tottenham Hotspur scored a goal with the assistance of Ben Davies. The whole match is a total mess. Neither Tottenham Hotspur nor Southampton failed to win applauses from spectators and audiences for outstanding performances on football fields, leading a draw at the end of the football match.

Positive Effects

As a substitute of sick Hugo Lloris, Michel Vorm have not incurred any errors for his unsuitable actions, which prove him to be a useful replacement. In the football match, both Mousa Dembele and Jan Vertonghen were two excellent professional football players; actually, Tottenham Hotspur may find some comfort from practical conditions on football fields for having not lost all three points as Southampton got a clear sight of goal.

Negative Effects

No matter what have been got from Tottenham Hotspur’s football game in the middle of a week, the manager Mauricio Pochettino failed to get something he intended to win. Hotspur is worryingly depressed for losing most balls, causing footballers being lamentable and imprecise on the break. When all the first four rivals won football matches on a weekend, the gap between the fourth place and the fifth place was widen for the sub-par performances.

Manager’s Rankings out of 10

As Christian Eriksen is unavailable for the football team, Moussa Sissoko have to fill in the vacancy. The football club also worried about the football is reluctant to change decisions on football while the original scenario is totally ineffective. Considering the sequences of win, appointing Pochettino to take the fill in the position were too late and two defensive.

Players’ Rankings (the 10 meaning the best player)

The 7th Best Professional Football Player – Michel Vorm

Although lack of opportunity to intercept the goals by Sanchez, the handling and distribution of a ball is proved being correct. Strength in depth in a critical place is needed.

The 8th Best Professional Football Player – Serge Aurier

In the fierce first half of the game, he got out of his position several times in defence. Although there are little threats of him in the game, his performance was improved slightly in the second half.

The 7th Best Professional Football Player –Ben Davies

He have not been affected by too much pressure from rival team, but he have pose much threat over Aurier. Although his crossing was not very dangerous as other footballers, he offered assistances for the equalizer of Kane.

The 6th Best Professional Football Player – Davinson Sanchez

He was disturbed by his awareness of position as usual in the first half, giving too much time to Southampton and forcing himself to intercept balls by last efforts sever times. His performance in the first half is totally a mess for Hotspur.