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Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham must emulate Barcelona’s academy success

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is determined to continue promoting from within, despite many of his Premier League rivals flexing their financial muscles as the transfer deadline looms. Spurs have shelled out £28million for new players so far this summer, with Victor Wanyama joining from Southampton and Vincent Janssen arriving from AZ Alkmaar. Having finished third

Taylor set to return

Swansea defender Neil Taylor will be involved for the first time this season in the EFL Cup tie at Peterborough. Taylor had an extended break after Wales reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016 last month and will feature in a much-changed side, which could see Ki Sung-yueng, Jefferson Montero, Angel Rangel and Nathan Dyer make

Forsyth suffers second knee injury

Craig Forsyth came off in the 66th minute of Derby’s 0-0 draw with Aston Villa Derby County defender Craig Forsyth has ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) after missing the majority of last season with the same injury. The 27-year-old picked up the injury in the Rams’ goalless draw against Aston Villa on Saturday. He

Pic Special: Liverpool’s awful third kit ranks among the worst football shirts ever seen

Many throughout the country spend their Saturday afternoons nursing painful hangovers and watching the footy. So when they’re confronted with a revolting florescent green kit it doesn’t tend to go down too well. The vomit-inducing Reds strip is truly one of the worst ever seen in Premier League history – and supporters were rightly disgusted.

Phelan hopes for quick decision

Caretaker boss Mike Phelan hopes Hull City make a decision on whether or not to appoint him on a permanent basis soon. Phelan has been in temporary charge of the Premier League club since Steve Bruce’s resignation earlier in the summer. The Tigers were expected to struggle by many due to Bruce’s departure and a

Spurs chief plays down Townsend spat talk

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino claims there was nothing personal in his decision to sell Andros Townsend. Townsend is expected to line up for Crystal Palace against Spurs in their Premier League clash on Saturday and the winger could be forgiven for feeling like he has a point to prove. Joining Tottenham’s academy aged eight, Townsend

Stewart deal not dead – Rowett

Greg Stewart has scored 32 goals in 84 appearances for Dundee since signing from Cowdenbeath in July 2014 Birmingham City’s bid to sign Dundee striker Greg Stewart is “not 100% dead”, says boss Gary Rowett. The Championship club agreed an initial fee of around £500,000 with the Dark Blues for Stewart, 26, only for him