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8 hrs ago | Business News

Tottenham fans react on Twitter to Kaboul captaincy - 'Another mediocre player becomes captain'

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has made his decision and Younes Kaboul has been named as the club's new captain. Jan Vertonghen had been tipped to take the armband covering the near future, but the boss appears to think that the French defender is the better man for the job.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Ledley King, More Sports, Soccer Players, Younes Kaboul, Tottenham

12 hrs ago | This is South Wales

Premier League Watch: Rodgers goes for Henderson, Spurs choose...

"I said to him he would be the moral conscience of the team. Him and Stevie are the moral compass of our group.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Younes Kaboul, More Sports, Tottenham, Fabricio Coloccini

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Daily Mail

Younes Kaboul takes over as Tottenham captain from departed Michael Dawson

STEVEN GERRARD EXCLUSIVE: We're back in the Champions League, we're hungry and we can shock the best in Europe... and let them call Balotelli a nutter if they want, he is one of us now! He's played just 26 minutes for Arsenal in a Capital One Cup tie, but could Wenger be forced to plunge Bellerin, 19, into Champions League clash at Dortmund? Hazard in line to become Chelsea's highest-paid player with new five-year contract worth A 200,000 a week Four-goal thriller as Davies slip grabs point for West Ham at Hull after Valencia's 70mph screamer and Diame's goal against old club Yet to be involved in an Arsenal strike this season, and without a goal of his own in 623 minutes... why it's time for off-form Ozil to start repaying his A 42.5m price tag Real Madrid chasing title No 11... but will City, Chelsea, Arsenal or Liverpool triumph in the Champions League this season? Remember me, Louis? ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Younes Kaboul, Emmanuel Adebayor, Steven Gerrard, World Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports, Tottenham

Business News

Tottenham name Kaboul as new captain - what next for these two Spurs defenders?

Tottenham have made a decent start to life under new manager Mauricio Pochettino , with the Argentine overseeing two wins, a draw and a defeat as Spurs lie in sixth place - one point above North London rivals Arsenal. Pochettino looks set to continue the good work he became known for at Southampton by steadying the usually rocky ship at White Hart Lane after a summer of modest spending and calculated arrivals of young players.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Younes Kaboul, World Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports, Tottenham, Federico Fazio, Mateo Musacchio

Mid Devon Star

Younes Kaboul has been handed the Tottenham captaincy full-time

The Frenchman has led the side on several occasions this season and has now been chosen by manager Mauricio Pochettino as the permanent successor to fellow central defender Michael Dawson, who joined Hull last month. A post on the club's official Twitter feed read: " Mauricio has announced that Younes Kaboul has been named our new Club captain with Hugo Lloris and Emmanuel Adebayor as vice-captains."

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Younes Kaboul, Emmanuel Adebayor, World Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports, Tottenham

Daily Star

CONFIRMED: Younes Kaboul named Tottenham's new captain

Despite an impressive debut season he was farmed out to Portsmouth in 2008, where he spent two seasons before rejoining Spurs in 2010. In his first interview since his appointment as Michael Dawson's replacement, Kaboul expressed his delight at being named the club's new captain - and revealed that it was an honour to be handed the armband.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Younes Kaboul, World Soccer, More Sports, Tottenham

Sky Sports

Huddlestone makes Hodgson plea

Hull City midfielder Tom Huddlestone has urged England manager Roy Hodgson to take a closer look at the talent on offer at the KC Stadium. Former Tottenham playmaker Huddlestone has earned four England caps since his debut in 2009 and believes himself and fellow Hull players deserve a chance to impress on the international stage.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tom Huddlestone, Jake Livermore, World Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports, Tottenham

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Business News

Spurs morning news: Star tipped for captaincy; Pochettino on importance of 'mental preparation'

Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen is in line to be the club's next permanent captain according to reports in Belgium. The defender was said to be closing in on a new deal at White Hart Lane last week, and now Sport Wereld claims that not only will Vertonghen sign a new deal, but he is also in line to be the club's next skipper.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports, Soccer Players, Younes Kaboul, Tottenham

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Business News

Only eight of the 14 that faced Sunderland last year are still at Spurs

Only nine of the 14 players that faced Sunderland last year are still at Tottenham this time around, with the future of at least two more under speculation. The north London side have gone through more managers than they'd care to admit over the last few years but the hope is that that trend stops with Mauricio Pochettino .

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Aaron Lennon, Sandro, Jermain Defoe, Andros Townsend, World Soccer, More Sports, Tottenham

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Business News

Pochettino reveals when new Spurs captain will be announced

Spurs are looking for a new man to be given the armband after the departure of Michael Dawson to Hull City over the summer and Pochettino has taken his time making a permanent replacement. The Argentine boss picked Younes Kaboul to lead the side out in their last game against Liverpool, which the Lilywhites lost 3-0, but there are others in the frame, too.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Football365

F365's Top Ten Reasons For Intrigue

After breaking through the painfully slow international break, David Bowers has ten reasons to tingle at the return of the Premier League... Actual football this evening, so we have thoughts on whether a computer should be England manager, Jose and FFP and congratulations for Scotland and Ireland... It's a sleepy Monday morning mailbox after a long, slow international weekend. Thoughts on Jose's latest comments, blood and thunder, Steven Naismith and Northern Ireland... 10) Leicester's New Midfield Nigel Pearson has conformed to the 'blend of youth and experience' clichA© by securing deals for former Real Madrid and Inter midfielder Esteban Cambiasso and Manchester United playmaker Nick Powell.

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Related Topix: Sports, Paul Scholes, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester United, Hatem Ben Arfa, Danny Rose, Sandro

Business News

The statistic which makes sense of Tottenham's summer signings

The lingering question on the lips of many Tottenham Hotspur fans will still be why the club didn't bring in a striker during the summer transfer window. However, there was a major problem with the Tottenham side last season and Mauricio Pochettino has shown through his summer signings that he doesn't want a repeat of that issue.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports, Soccer Players, Danny Rose, Tottenham

Business News

Four candidates for the captaincy at Pochettino's Tottenham

With Mauricio Pochettino set to announce the new Spurs skipper in the coming days, we look at the possible candidates. The departure of Michael Dawson to Hull City in the summer transfer window didn't just signal the exit od one o the longest serving players at White Hart Lane it also vacated the captaincy in North London.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Aaron Lennon, Younes Kaboul, World Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports, Tottenham, Hugo Lloris

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Daily Star

Tottenham told their offer was NOT good enough by Mateo Musacchio

Mauricio Pochettino tried to bring the 24-year-old Argentina international to White Hart Lane as he looked to bolster his squad after the sale of Michael Dawson, and with Vlad ChiricheE linked with a move away, but was unable to complete the deal. And the Villarreal man insists he was always happy to stay in Spain but would have considered the move had the offer from Spurs been good enough.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, World Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports, Tottenham, Mateo Musacchio, Villarreal

BleacherReport

Tottenham Hotspur Retaining Aaron Lennon Will Be Key to Their Season

He must make effective use of his squad in order to achieve the maximum results. Aaron Lennon is to be a key member of that squad.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Aaron Lennon, World Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Jermain Defoe, Emmanuel Adebayor

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Goal.com

Stambouli in, Sandro out & Schneiderlin: Inside Tottenham's transfer window

The Londoners signed six new players but the arrival of Mauricio Pochettino as manager holds the key to the future at White Hart Lane By Greg Stobart Tottenham made the most important signing of their summer before the transfer window even opened. The appointment of Mauricio Pochettino on a five-year contract at the end of May was the biggest decision chairman Daniel Levy has had to make in years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Sandro, Aaron Lennon, Danny Rose, Gareth Bale, World Soccer, More Sports, Tottenham

Goal.com

Transfer Window Review: Tottenham

Spurs added six new players, though only Federico Fazio is likely to go straight into the first team, and have made a largely promising start even without the Argentine's presence By Ewan Roberts Tottenham had a relatively low-key summer compared to last season, coming out of the transfer window with a net profit as new boss Mauricio Pochettino is handed the task of getting last year's big-money recruits to deliver on their potential.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Sandro, World Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports, Tottenham, Federico Fazio, Benjamin Stambouli

Mirror.co.uk

Tottenham transfer window assessment: Did Pochettino do the right business this summer?

Our man Darren Lewis takes a look at Tottenham's transfer window activity - and takes a look at what Spurs can hope to achieve this season To lose the Manchester United marksman to bitter rivals Arsenal must have been even more galling for the Spurs chairman. But talks over a loan deal for Welbeck were only ever heading in one direction once Arsenal made it clear they wanted to take him on a permanent deal.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jake Livermore, Soccer Players, Danny Rose, Sandro, Harry Kane, Emmanuel Adebayor

Mon Sep 01, 2014

BleacherReport

Assessing the Top Statistical Performances from Premier League Week 3

Back for a third edition, here is a look back at the leading statistical contributions from the Premier League in Week 3. Love them or hate them, statistics are becoming increasingly entwined in football with every passing season, frequently used by clubs, journalists and fans in various capacities.

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Related Topix: England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Asmir Begovic, Yaya Toure, World Soccer, More Sports, Stoke City, Stewart Downing

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Mail

Emmanuel Adebayor makes Togo U-turn by declaring himself available for international duty

Emmanuel Adebayor has been recalled by Togo to play for the national team for the first time in 18 months as they get their African Nations Cup qualifying campaign under way next week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Togo World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Emmanuel Adebayor, Jermain Defoe, World Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports, Tottenham

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