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Thibaut Courtois stands tall to grant Antonio Conte a glorious swansong | David Hytner

Gutsy backs-to-the-wall show delivers a triumphant end to Italian’s stormy season – and perhaps his Chelsea tenureAntonio Conte remained in a state of agitation. The Chelsea manager had seen Eden Hazard put his team in charge of the FA Cup final with a…

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Antonio Conte: ‘I showed in a difficult season that I’m a serial winner’

• Chelsea manager issues ‘back me or sack me’ message• ‘If they want to continue to work with me, they know me‘Antonio Conte warned Chelsea they would be losing a “serial winner” if they chose to sack him and said that, whatever the future mi…

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Tottenham fight back to beat Leicester in thriller and seal third spot

The Tottenham support chanted that they were going home and there is excitement among their number at the prospect of returning to the rebuilt White Hart Lane next season. Yet what a send-off they gave to Wembley.The merits of the club’s temporary acco…

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Harry Kane purges Spurs of Champions League nerves with win over Newcastle

It was a long way from being the most fluent performance of the Mauricio Pochettino era and there were times, particularly during a fraught first half, when the Tottenham support could imagine the worst case scenario – that their team would contrive to…

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Giorgio Chiellini says Spurs lacked mental toughness to beat Juventus

• ‘It’s the history of Tottenham. In the end, they miss something’• Mauricio Pochettino said his side dominated but made big mistakesGiorgio Chiellini watched Juventus destroy Tottenham Hotspur’s Champions League dream with a devastating one‑two punch …

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Harry Kane header claims the spoils for Spurs against lacklustre Arsenal

Harry Kane has soared and scored before in the north London derby. The Tottenham striker rates his late headed winner against Arsenal from February 2015 as the finest goal of his career. He was at it again here in a moment to sum up the difference betw…

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Tottenham’s Érik Lamela breaks goal drought to end Newport’s FA Cup run

Mauricio Pochettino is sick and tired of being told he needs to win a trophy with Tottenham but the route to glory in the FA Cup appears to have opened up. This routine dismissal of League Two Newport County set up a visit to Rochdale on Sunday week an…

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Spurs’ Son Heung-min matches Pedro Obiang’s strike in draw with West Ham

There was little on for Pedro Obiang. Just as there had been little on for West Ham United for 70 minutes, which had not been a great surprise given the emphasis David Moyes has placed on defensive solidity. Obiang had three Tottenham players in his vi…

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Harry Kane among the world’s finest forwards, says Mauricio Pochettino

• Tottenham striker overtakes Shearer and Messi with Southampton hat-trick• Mauricio Pellegrino offers no assurances over Virgil van Dijk’s futureMauricio Pochettino asked whether there was a better centre-forward in world football than Harry Kane afte…

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Harry Kane breaks record in style as Tottenham brush aside Southampton

For Harry Kane, the records continue to tumble and the reality was there was never any doubt. Another day, another hat-trick. It was the Tottenham Hotspur striker’s eighth of 2017 but the headline details were even more eye-catching.Kane had Alan Shear…

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Fernando Llorente off the mark for Tottenham in stroll against Apoel

It has taken a while – 17 appearances, to be precise – but Fernando Llorente is up and running as a Tottenham Hotspur goalscorer. The summer signing from Swansea City has been used mainly as a substitute by Mauricio Pochettino but, given a starting opp…

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Be cautious with Harry Kane, Mauricio Pochettino urges England

• Striker substituted as precaution in Tottenham’s win over Crystal Palace• Dele Alli ruled out of England games, while Harry Winks is doubtfulMauricio Pochettino has urged Gareth Southgate to handle Harry Kane with care during the upcoming internation…

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Son Heung-min strike seals laboured Tottenham win over Crystal Palace

Roy Hodgson turned on his heel and marched back towards the bench. The Crystal Palace manager’s stony-faced fury told the story. Football can be the cruellest of pursuits and how Hodgson felt it shortly after the hour mark here at Wembley.His Palace te…

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Christian Eriksen sinks Bournemouth for Spurs’ first Wembley league win

The Harry Kane team could be grateful to Christian Eriksen. Tottenham Hotspur – to give them the name that the Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, contentiously did not – were desperate for a first Premier League win at Wembley; no title challenge …

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Harry Kane double and Tottenham’s defensive nous dispatch Dortmund

The Wembley hoodoo struck again. Borussia Dortmund simply cannot get things to go their way at the home of English football. For long spells during this Champions League thriller, they weaved their patterns and stretched Tottenham Hotspur to breaking point.

Mauricio Pochettino’s team did not crack. Harry Kane did not crack. Tottenham rode their luck, with Dortmund complaining that Kane’s goal for 2-1 should not have stood because of a foul on Nuri Sahin and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang seeing what would have been an equaliser for 2-2 wrongly ruled out for offside.

Related: Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Borussia Dortmund: Champions League – as it happened

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