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Dele Alli says Rochdale pitch won’t worry Tottenham in FA Cup fifth round

• ‘Lot of us grew up playing on worse pitches than Spotland,’ says midfielder• Tottenham have improved beyond all recognition, says EriksenDele Alli has dismissed the suggestion that Tottenham Hotspur are nervous about playing on Rochdale’s pitch in th…

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Spurs’ Harry Kane ready to lock horns with Juve’s Giorgio Chiellini | David Hytner

Striker has visualised winning the Champions League but must first get past the defender he calls one of the toughestHarry Kane remembers the size of the pitch, the cut of the grass and the feel of the stadium. It was a special game for him – his full …

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Toby Alderweireld not included in Tottenham squad to face Juventus

• Mauricio Pochettino wants Belgium international to work on fitness• Alderweireld contract talks with Spurs have gone on for over a yearToby Alderweireld will not travel to Turin on Monday for the first leg of Tottenham’s Champions League last‑16 tie …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/feb/11/toby-alderweireld-tottenham-mauricio-pochettino-juventus