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Villas-Boas tight-lipped on Bale future

Tottenham head coach Andre Villas-Boas refused to comment on speculation that Gareth Bale could be unveiled as a Real Madrid player on …

Gareth Bale move to Real Madrid will not be completed until after friendly against Raul's new team Al-Sadd

Gareth Bale's expected move to Real Madrid has been delayed due to a friendly the Spanish side are playing on Thursday night.<p>Madrid are playing Qatari side Al-Sadd, the new home of striker Raul who is Real's all-time leading appearance holder and goal scorer.<p>With the game at the Bernabéu not …

Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas must instil a new belief in his squad in the post-Gareth Bale era

Gareth Bale is a special talent, and an impressive, grounded character as well for all the tensions in his stand-off with Tottenham Hotspur, but an offer above £85 million for a player still below the stellar class of Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi is surely irresistible.<p><b>Spurs</b> should grant Bale …

Capoue completes Tottenham transfer

Etienne Capoue has completed his transfer from Toulouse to Tottenham Hotspur, signing a four-year contract with the club.<p>Toulouse confirmed last week …

Tottenham Hotspur 1 Espanyol 1: match report

Read a full match report of the pre-season friendly between Tottenham Hotspur and Espanyol at White Hart Lane on Saturday August 10, 2013.<p>They came to salute new heroes and left pondering old failings. Tottenham fans returned to White Hart Lane for the first time this season, and were given cause …

Villas-Boas plays down Bale talk

Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas refused to add further weight to speculation Gareth Bale could leave White Hart Lane this summer and has admitted …

Tottenham prepare for Capoue arrival

Tottenham’s busy summer of spending looks set to continue after Toulouse confirmed they had agreed to sell midfielder Etienne Capoue to the Premier …

Soccer

Talks break down over Gareth Bale as Tottenham question Real Madrid's ability to fund world-record transfer

Daniel Levy refused to meet Real Madrid for a second time this week, on Thursday, after the Tottenham Hotspur chairman expressed serious reservations over whether the Spanish club possess the funds to buy Gareth Bale.<p><b>Spurs</b> have grown increasingly frustrated with <b>Real</b>’s confused stance with strong …

Real Madrid's 'local hero' Álvaro Morata remains the key to Gareth Bale's transfer from Tottenham to the Spanish capital

You want our best player and we want your best young player. That seems to have been Daniel Levy’s line of attack as he tries to get the best possible deal for Spurs this summer.<p>Eyebrows may have been raised over a 20-year-old kid with barely any first team experience in Spain becoming one of the …

Gareth Bale transfer: we can't force our star player to stay, says Tottenham director

Tottenham director Sir Keith Mills has acknowledged the club would find it "very difficult" to keep Gareth Bale if he wants to move to Real Madrid, even though he signed a new four-year contract only last summer.<p>Real Madrid have confirmed they are in talks with the north London club over Bale and a …

Spurs raise Bale doubts on Twitter

Tottenham officials inadvertently kick-started a "frenzy" of fresh speculation over the future of Gareth Bale after the photograph of the Welsh …

Gareth Bale arrives for Tottenham training as negotiations with Real Madrid drag on

Gareth Bale arrived at Tottenham's training ground on Tuesday morning, despite speculation that he would stay away in order to force through a rumoured move to Real Madrid.<p>The Wales international is a transfer target for Real Madrid and there had been reports in Spain that he would stay away from …

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Clint Dempsey signs for Major League Soccer side Seattle Sounders

Seattle Sounders have confirmed the signing of Clint Dempsey from Tottenham.<p>The <b>Premier League</b> side yesterday revealed that the United States captain was returning to Major League Soccer after just one season at White Hart Lane.<p>And the Sounders have confirmed the deal, with majority owner Joe Roth …

Tottenham’s new striker Roberto Soldado has a goalscoring instinct to rival Hugo Sanchez and Ronaldo

In an age of false nines and skilful centre-forwards converted to the role from other positions Tottenham’s new striker Roberto Soldado is a throwback to another time.<p>Ever since he was spotted breaking goalscoring records in Valencia as a teenager by then Real Madrid coach Vicente Del Bosque he has …

Tottenham Hotspur agree Roberto Soldado deal

It's not all a week of mayhem for Tottenham Hotspur. After seeing their deal to buy Vlad Chiriches from Steaua Bucharest fall through thanks to the zany antics of Gigi Becali, Spurs fans finally have some good news: The club has announced a deal with Valencia to bring Roberto Soldado to White Hart …

'Spurs nearing Roberto Soldado swoop'

Tottenham Hotspur are closing in on the signing of Valencia striker Roberto Soldado, according to Press Association Sport.<p>Tottenham boss Andre …

Steven Caulker heads to Cardiff

Cardiff City have completed the signing of defender Steven Caulker from Tottenham Hotspur.<p>Caulker, who has won one senior cap for England and …

Gareth Bale's first day back at Tottenham training to prove difficult as Real Madrid maintain their interest

Gareth Bale will report to Tottenham Hotspur’s training ground in turmoil today as the prospect of a world-record £85 million transfer to Real Madrid threatens to boil over into acrimony.<p>Bale is growing increasingly frustrated at the hardline stance of <b>Spurs</b> chairman Daniel Levy, who the <b>Wales</b> …

Zidane wants Gareth Bale resolution

Real Madrid assistant manager Zinedine Zidane is keen for Gareth Bale to sign for <i>Los Blancos</i> "as soon as possible", with speculation the Tottenham …

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Gareth Bale's transfer to Real Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur: the key questions answered

How will Gareth Bale adjust to La Liga? What will it mean for Spurs? And will it happen at all this summer? Transfer expert John Percy addresses the major issues.<p><b>What's the current state of play with the transfer?</b><br>Gareth Bale has made it clear he would welcome talks with Real Madrid, who have …

Gareth Bale tells Tottenham Hotspur he wants to hold talks with Real Madrid over £85m transfer

Gareth Bale’s future at Tottenham Hotspur appeared increasingly uncertain on Monday night after it emerged he had told chairman Daniel Levy he would be keen to speak to Real Madrid.<p>Bale has been targeted by the Spanish giants for a world-record transfer worth potentially £85 million and has moved …

NBC announces massive EPL schedule to open season

NBC, NBCSN and CNBC will combine to televise 69 games through Dec. 1.<p>Well, Premier League fans were promised coverage like they'd never seen before, and the NBC Sports Group appears to have delivered.<p>The network announced its EPL schedule through December 1 on Monday, and it features an impressive …