This page gives you a diary of events as they have happened at the club.
News of current and former players will be included, as well as any other Spurs related story, rumour or innuendo.

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Tuesday 31st May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TRANSFER IN : – Tottenham announced the signing of Croatian international Ivan Perisic on a two year contract. The 33 year old was available of a free transfer and will join up with the squad on 1st July when his Internazionale contract expires.
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – It is reported that Tottenham have held talks with the representatives of Benfica striker Darwin Nunez about a move to the THS.
        Tottenham are reported to hold an interest in signing 15 year old Glasgow Celtic goalkeeper Rory Mahady, with Leeds United and Manchester City also watching the youngster’s situation.
        Another keeper being linked with a move to Spurs is Giorgi Mamardashvili, a Georgian international who plays for Valencia. It is reported that the loan of Bryan Gil to the La Liga club had produced a good relationship between the two clubs and could give Spurs the edge in acquiring the 21 year old ahead of Manchester United.
        It is claimed that Spurs have made approaches to the agents of SSC Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly about a move to N17 with a fee of 35 million Euros quoted.

Monday 30th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Talks are said to have been taken place between Spurs and Juventus about the US midfielder Weston McKennie.
        Reports claim that Everton, South Coast Big Club and Sevilla are all interested in signing Harry Winks.
      • INTERNATIONALS : – An injury has caused Ryan Sessegnon to withdraw from the England Under-23 squad that is due to play Slovenia, Kosovo, Czech Republic and Albania.

Sunday 29th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Tottenham are reported to have held talks with Brentford midfielder Christian Eriksen about a return to N17.
        Had Spurs not qualified for the Champions League, Liverpool would have made a move for Heung-Min Son to replace the departing Sadio Mane.
      • UNDER-18s : – Tottenham’s Academy side failed to progress from the Group stage of the Terborg Tournament after losing 0-1 to Borussia Dortmund.
      • OTHER NEWS : – Nottingham Forest will be playing Premier League football for the first time in 23 years after beating Huddersfield Town 1-0 in the Championship play-off final this afternoon …

Saturday 28th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – The Daily Mirror claims that Tottenham are interested in signing RB Leipzig defender Nordi Mukiele, with the 24 year old French right-back ready to fetch £17 million.
        South Coast Big Club’s midfielder James Ward-Prowse is linked with a move to Tottenham today, with Antonio Conte said to be keen on the England international.
        Josh Keeley, the 19 year old St. Patricks Athletic goalkeeper, is expected to join the Spurs development squad with the Republic of Ireland Under-19 international having been watched by Tottenham for some time.
        It is said that Tottenham will ask £17 million for any potential move for Giovani Lo Celso.
      • UNDER-18s : – Tottenham Under-18s suffered two losses in their 50 minute matches in the Terborg Tournament today against Fluminense 0-1 and then lost out 0-2 to Dutch side De Graafshap.
      • OTHER NEWS : – Real Madrid won the Champions League tonight, beating Liverpool 1-0 … Port Vale won promotion to League One with a 3-0 play-off final win over Mansfield Town …

Friday 27th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • ANTONIO CONTE : – Tottenham’s Head Coach Antonio Conte is widely reported to be ready to stay on for the last year of his 18 month contract, having been handed a £150 million transfer fund for the summer.
      • PRE-SEASON : – Tottenham will play AS Roma on Saturday 30th July in the Sammy Ofer stadium in Haifa in a pre-season friendly, taking their Global Football Development coaching team with them to put on coaching sessions for children from Palestine and Israel.
      • UNDER-18s : – There was a 1-1 draw in the Spurs Under-18s’ opening game in the Terborg Tournament against Belgian side KRC Genk, with Jaden Williams scoring the Tottenham goal.
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – It is being widely reported that Ivan Perisic has agreed a two year deal with Tottenham, as he is shortly to become a free agent. His contract with Internazionale is up for discussion and the Croatian winger will make a decision on Monday.
        Adama Traore might be back on Tottenham’s radar now that he has returned to Wolverhampton Wanderers from a loan spell at Barcelona.
        The Daily Mail claim that Spurs are keen on Newcash United’s French winger Allan Saint-Maximin, who could cost £50 million.
        Atletico Madrid wing back Yannick Carrasco is an alternative target for Spurs should they be unable to complete the transfer of Eintracht Frankfurt’s Filip Kostic
      • CRIMEWATCH : – Nigel Carrington, a 53 year old Spurs fan, pled guilty to use of homophobia language as abusive and insulting words liable to cause harassment and distress towards Chelsea fans at Stamford Bridge on 30th January. He was fined £300 and had to pay £119 costs.
      • OTHER NEWS : – Forest Green Rovers have appointed Notts County manager Ian Burchnall as the new man in charge of the West Country team … Barrow have named Pete Wild as their new manager …

      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – A number of reports indicate that Tottenham and Harry Kane are both keen to enter into talks about a new contract for the England captain, on the one condition that Antonio Conte stays as Head Coach. A contradictory rumour is claiming that bookies have cut the odds on Harry signing for Liverpool !
        Both Everton and AFC Bournemouth are keeping an eye on the move by Glasgow Celtic for Cameron Carter-Vickers, with a view to signing the Spurs defender if the move to the Scottish Premier League champions breaks down.
        Apparently, before Manchester United’s Director of Football left the club, he made an enquiry about the availability of striker Dane Scarlett, which was knocked back. Despite Ipswich Town denying that they have an interest in taking the 18 year old on loan, a number of stories today link Preston North End with a keen interest in having the Spurs man on loan next season.
        Sunderland are keen to have Jack Clarke at the Stadium of Light next season, but are probably only looking for a loan deal, although Spurs may be looking to sell the former Leeds winger on, with the 21 year old’s contract expiring in 2023.
        Tottenham have rejected Valencia’s request to take Bryan Gil on loan next season, with it being believed that Spurs are looking to loan the Spanish international out to a team playing in the Champions League of Europa League for the 2022-2023 campaign.
        The Daily Mail claim that Spurs have set a price of £25 million for clubs who want to sign Harry Winks.
        Youssef Fofana, the 23 year old AS Monaco midfielder, is a player being associated with Tottenham having an interest in him today.
        Rumours today are linking Tottenham with Juventus’ French midfielder Adrien Rabiot, along with Chelsea.
        Former Fulham striker Moussa Dembele, 25, is reported to be a target as Spurs eye the Olympique Lyonnais forward, along with some other European clubs, including Manchester United.

Wednesday 25th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • CONTRACT : – Spurs striker Dane Scarlett has signed a new contract with the club that will run to 2026.
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Free agent Fraser Forster is reported to have attended the Spurs training ground today for a medical ahead of the keeper’s signing in the next few days.
        Spurs are reported to be watching Crystal Palace defender Marc Guehi with a view to being a potential signing in the summer.
        Tottenham are one of a number of clubs keen on signing Barcelona forward Memphis Depay, who may cost as little as £17 million.
        Benfica’s Darwin Nunez is another striker being touted as a possible target for Spurs.
        Former Swansea City midfielder Renato Sanches, who currently plays for Lille in France, is said to be attracting interest from Tottenham, with the Portuguese international expected to leave this summer for around £17 million according to the Daily Mail.

Tuesday 24th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • PRE-SEASON Tottenham’s pre-season tour to South Korea will see them play Sevilla in their second match at Suwon on Saturday 18th July with the game kicking off at 20.00 (local time).
      • FUNDING : – ENIC are pumping £150 million into the club this summer to “grow the club” and “to consistently be competing at the highest levels of European football.”
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Spurs are being linked with a £30 million move for Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder Yves Bissouma.
        Turkish media is saying that Spurs, Atletico Madrid and Chelsea are vying to sign Leicester City central defender Caglar Soyuncu. Please someone at Spurs, just watch Steven Bergwijn‘s winning goal at Leicester this season and that might tell you all you need to know about the Turkey international.
        The Daily Mirror links Tottenham with an interest in Burnley striker Maxwel Cornet.
      • UNDER-23s : – Goalkeeper Kacper Kurylowicz has confirmed that he has left Spurs after 11 years at the club.

Monday 23rd May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Spurs are reported to have lined up a medical next week for free transfer target goalkeeper Fraser Forster.
        Tottenham are rumoured to have started talks to sign right-back Djed Spence from Middlesbrough.
        Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus and midfielder Ilkay Gundogan are being linked with Spurs having an interest in them.
        Newcash United have joined Spurs in targeting Leeds United winger Jack Harrison.
        The Times claim that Harry Kane‘s representatives approached Manchester City in February this year about a move to the Etihad, but they advised them that the club would be signing Erland Haaland.
        Cameron Carter-Vickers is reported to have agreed terms with Glasgow Celtic over a move to the Scottish Premier League Champions, but a fee with Spurs has not yet been discussed.
      • OTHER NEWS : – Kurt Zouma and his brother Yoan are to face charges under the Animal Welfare Act for posting a video showing the West Ham United London defender kicking and slapping his pet …

Sunday 22nd May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • FIRST TEAM : – Tottenham beat Norwich City 5-0 at Carrow Road today, to secure a fourth place finish and ensure Champions League football next season. Match report.
      • AWARD : – Heung-Min Son‘s two goals gave him 23 in the Premier League for this season and put him level with Mohamed Salah to share the Golden Boot.

Saturday 21st May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Tottenham are today being linked with a move for SSC Napoli’s Polish midfielder Piotr Zielinski.
        The Daily Express reckons Spurs are set to make a £25 million offer for Eintracht Frankfurt winger Filip Kostic.
        Another Eintracht Frankfurt player being rumoured to interest Tottenham is central defender Evan Dicka.
      • OTHER NEWS : – Jack Clarke played the last 29 minutes as a substitute in the League One play-off final at Wembley as Sunderland won promotion to the Championship. Former Spurs development squad defender Dennis Cirkin played the full 90 minutes for the winning side.

Friday 20th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TEAM NEWS : – Antonio Conte dispelled rumours that there was a food poisoning outbreak amongst the Tottenham squad, but some players and staff had been suffering a stomach problem, which was carried over from last week when three players were suffering, although they played against Burnley. Cristian Romero, Japhet Tanganga, Oliver Skipp and Matt Doherty are all still out injured, so the squad is much the same as for the last few games.
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Tottenham are rumoured to be interested in Rennes’ 25 year old striker Martin Terrier. The club are also linked with Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus. 22 year old Alexander Isak of Real Sociedad is also being named as a possible target in the summer transfer window.
        Antonio Conte is allegedly “desperate” for the club to sign 23 year old Internazionale defender Alessandro Bastoni whatever the coast, which may be around £60 million.
        Stories today link Spurs with a free transfer move for South Coast Big Club goalkeeper Fraser Forster. Tottenham will be looking for a back-up keeper for Hugo Lloris, after it has been reported that Antonio Conte has allegedly told Pierluigi Gollini that he will not be retained after his loan spell ends in the summer.
        Barcelona’s French defender Clement Lenglet is apparently a transfer target for Spurs in the summer, but only on loan with no mandatory purchase condition attached.
        Spurs are reported to be ready to challenge Juventus for the free signing of winger Ivan Perisic from Internazionale.
        Internazionale defender Milan Skriniar is apparently being targeted by Chelsea, Manchester United and Spurs in the summer.
      • RUGBY UNION : – The World Cup being held in Qatar has cost Tottenham the opportunity to stage the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. With the late finish to the football season, the governing body had decided to play the finals at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
      • OTHER NEWS : – … Salford City have appointed Neil Wood as their new manager …

Thursday 19th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • APOLOGIES for the lack of news provided in the last few days, but MEHSTG has not been able to have access to an internet connection. These day’s news will be back-filled in the next couple of days.
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Juventus and Argentina striker Paulo Dybala has ruled out Tottenham as a potential destination as he gets ready to leave the Serie A club on a free transfer.

Wednesday 18th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Spurs are being linked with a move for Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn in the summer.
        An odd story links Spurs with an interest in former Gooner midfielder Henrik Mkhitaryan.
        Eintracht Frankfurt midfielder Daichi Kamada is reported to be of interest to Spurs this summer. The 25 year old has impressed in the Bundesliga club’s Europa League campaign.
        29 year old Lens right back Jonathan Clauss is being linked with Spurs and the club signing the French international.
        Internazionale striker Martin Satriano is again being named as a player Antonio Conte is keen on.
        The Daily Express claims that eight Spurs players will be sold this summer to make way for six new signings. The players they claim that Antonio Conte has told Daniel Levy he is willing to do without are Steven Bergwijn, Emerson Royal, Sergio Reguilon, Tanguy Ndombele, Giovani Lo Celso, with the others unnamed but likely to be Joe Rodon, Cameron Carter-Vickers and Harry Winks or Jack Clarke.
      • COACHING UPDATE : – Stories today reckon Jermain Defoe is in talks with Tottenham about taking up a coaching role with one of the younger age groups at the club.
      • JOHN FENNELLY : – Tottenham’s long time Press Officer, Programme editor and Club Historian John Fennelly officially retired today. MEHSTG wishes him well for a happy and well deserved retirement.

Tuesday 17th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – 23 year old Real Madrid goalkeeper Andriy Lunin is apparently interesting Spurs with the Ukrainian looking to get more playing time. It’s a bit of a strange one, as he wouldn’t play many more matches at Tottenham than he has in minor cup competitions with Real.
      • OTHER NEWS : – Colchester United have appointed Wayne Brown as their full-time manager … Manager Gary Bowyer has been sacked by Salford City …

Monday 16th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Tottenham are being linked with a free transfer move for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Axel Witsel.
        Ibrahim Sangare of PSV Eindhoven is another midfielder that the Daily Mirror claims that Spurs are in for, with the Ivory Coast international likely to cost around £30 million.
      • EX-SPURS : – Former Spurs defender Mark Bowen has been replaced as AFC Wimbledon manager by former Spurs midfielder Johnnie Jackson.
      • OTHER NEWS : – Paul Ince has been appointed as the permanent manager of Reading after seeing them safe from relegation at the tail end of the season as an interim boss …

Sunday 15th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • FIRST TEAM : – Tottenham beat Burnley 1-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this afternoon. Match Report
      • FANS ARRESTED : – Two Burnley fans were arrested today at the game after making racially discriminatory gestures, with one believed to be a Nazi salute.

Saturday 14th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Nothing new on the transfer links front, with re-hashes of previous rumours featuring on the Net.

Friday 13th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • INJURY UPDATES : – Cristian Romero and Sergio Reguilon will not play again this season after picking up injuries.
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Spurs are linked again with a move for Fiorentina midfielder Sofyan Amrabat.
        20 year old Argentine Carlos Alcaraz of Racing is reported to be being watched by eight European clubs, including Tottenham, with the midfielder’s price tag rumoured to be £16.7 million.
        It is rumoured that Spurs will release Khalon Haysman, Dante Cassanova and Jeremie Mukendi at the end of their contracts at the end of June.
        Meanwhile Under-18 defender Jordan Hackett has been on trial with Newcash United.

Thursday 12th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • FIRST TEAM : – Tottenham beat Woolwich Wanderers 3-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium tonight. Match Report.
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Spurs are being linked with a move for SSC Napoli striker Victor Osimhen, who is also said to be a target for Manchester United and Newcash United and will cost 100 million Euros.
        It is reported today that Tottenham have had a £21.4 million offer for Torino right back Wilfried Singo rejected.
      • OTHER NEWS : – Lincoln City have appointed Mark Kennedy as their new manager … Fleetwood Town have named Scott Brown as their new boss … Barrow have ended contract talks with Phil Brown who took over as manager in March 2022 …

Wednesday 11th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TEAM NEWS : – Spurs will be without Oliver Skipp, Sergio Reguilon, Japhet Tanganga and Matt Doherty for the visit of Woolwich Wanderers tomorrow.
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Newcash United are the latest club to be linked with a move for Cameron Carter-Vickers.
        Under-23 striker Kion Etete is interesting Millwall and Portsmouth, who are keen to take the 20 year old on loan next season.
        The Daily Telegraph runs a story claiming that Tottenham want to sign three Everton players in the summer, namely Richarlison, Ben Godfrey and Anthony Gordon.

Tuesday 10th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • COACHING UPDATE : – Former Manchester City and Ivory Coast international midfielder Yaya Toure is reported to be in talks with Spurs about a permanent place on the club’s coaching staff after working with the Under-18s at Hotspur Way while doing his coaching badges.
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Should Raheem Sterling leave Manchester City this summer, Tottenham would have an interest in taking him to N17.
        Spurs are today being linked with Paris Saint Germain midfielder Idrissa Gueye, who may be available for a fee of around 20 million Euros.
        Tottenham’s interest in Bologna midfielder Mattias Svanberg is still strong, with Everton and West Ham United London also keen on the Swedish 23 year old, who is another player valued at 20 million Euros.

Monday 9th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Spurs’ interest in Barcelona central defender Clement Lenglet is being reported again today.
        West Ham United London and Tottenham are being linked with a move for Fulham’s 19 year old Republic of Ireland Under-21 international midfielder Ollie O’Neill.
        Memphis Depay looks set to leave Barcelona in the summer, with Tottenham being linked as one of the clubs who might be interested in signing him.

Sunday 8th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Spurs are favourites to sign West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Sam Johnstone, who is a free agent on the expiry of his contract with the Championship club.
        It is also in the media today that Spurs are favourites to sign Blackburn Rovers’ 16 year old centre-back Ashley Phillips for £3 million.
        24 year old Atalanta and Denmark left wing back Joakim Maehle is reported to be a target for Tottenham in the summer.
      • UNDER-23s : – Spurs Under-23s lost 1-2 away to Chelsea in their last Premier League 2 match of the season. Kion Etete scored Tottenham’s goal.
      • EX-SPURS : – Former Spurs defender Mark Bowen had left AFC Wimbledon to manage a club higher up the league.

Saturday 7th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • FIRST TEAM : – Tottenham drew 1-1 with Liverpool at Anfield tonight. Match Report.
      • UNDER-18s : – Spurs Under-18s lost 0-5 at home to Woolwich Wanderers in the Under-18 Premier League this morning.
      • OTHER NEWS : – Watford were relegated from the Premier League today … Forest Green Rovers won the League Two title today … Bristol Rovers were promoted from League Two this afternoon …

Friday 6th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • MANAGER RUMOURS : – For some reason there is a lot of media comment today claiming that if Antonio Conte leaves in the summer, Spurs will seek to obtain the services of Brighton & Hove Albion boss Graham Potter.
      • OTHER NEWS : – Crawley Town manager John Yems left the club today by mutual consent amidst allegations of racist and discriminatory behaviour …

Thursday 5th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TEAM NEWS : – Sergio Reguilon, Japhet Tanganga, Oliver Skipp and Matt Doherty will miss Tottenham’s game at Liverpool on Saturday. Reguilon’s groin injury might rule him out of the club’s remaining games this season.
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Spurs sent scouts to watch Villarreal’s Champions League semi-final against Liverpool on Tuesday with their sights on central defender Pau Torres and attacking midfielder Arnaut Danjuma. Everton are reported to be willing to sell goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in the summer, with Tottenham and Newcash United said to be interested.
      • OTHER NEWS : – Hartlepool United sacked manager Graeme Lee today …

Wednesday 4th May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Jonas Hoffman, the Borussia Monchengladbach attacking midfielder, is reportedly a player who Spurs are in contact with his club about regularly. The 29 year old also interest Atletico Madrid.
        Although stories claimed that Tottenham will not make the loan deal for Pierluigi Gollini permanent, there are reports that the club may extend his loan by another season after talks with the goalkeeper at the end of the season.
      • NFL : – The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium will stage two NFL games this autumn with the Minnesota Vikings playing the New Orleans Saints on Sunday 2nd October kicking off at 14.30 and New York Giants will meet Green Bay Packers on Sunday 9th October with the kick off also at 14.30.

Tuesday 3rd May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Bologna are believed to want £16.75 million to sell their Scottish left-back Aaron Hickey in the summer, with the 19 year old former Heart of Midlothian defender believed to be a target for Tottenham.
        Internazionale are believed to be asking £15 million for 30 year old central defender Stefan de Vrij, who Antonio Conte worked with during his time at the San Siro.
        Spurs are being linked with Jurrien Timber, the Ajax centre back, but it looks as though Bayern Munich are favourites to sign the 20 year old Dutch international.
        Brighton & Hove Albion left back Marc Cucurella is reported to be a potential transfer target for Tottenham in the summer.
      • UNDER-18s : – Spurs Under-18s drew 3-3 away at Brighton & Hove Albion with the goals scored by Billy Heaps and two from Jamie Donley.
      • OTHER NEWS : – AFC Bournemouth have won promotion to the Premier League after a win over Nottingham Forest tonight …

Monday 2nd May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • TRANSFER RUMOUR : – The Sun claims that Spurs and Leeds United are both interested in signing Derby County’s winger Malcolm Ebiowei. The 18 year old, who was previously in the Woolwich Wanderers and Glasgow Rangers youth outfits, has a contract that expires next month, but any signing would see all three of his former clubs receive some payment.
      • UNDER-23s : – Spurs Under-23s drew 0-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium against Brighton & Hove Albion this afternoon.
      • OTHER NEWS : – Fulham won the Championship title tonight with a 7-0 win over Luton Town …

Sunday 1st May 2022 On this day in Spurs history
      • FIRST TEAM : – Tottenham beat Leicester City 3-1 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this afternoon. Match Report.
      • TRANSFER RUMOURS : – Spurs and Liverpool are claimed to be interested in SC Braga’s central defender David Carmo, with the 6′ 5″ 22 year old rumoured to be available for around £20 million.
        Steven Bergwijn has said that the lack of time he gets in the first team may lead to him leaving in the summer.

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