10:19 PM EDT, Thu July 09, 2020
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Bournemouth 0-0 Tottenham: Community Player Ratings

Bournemouth 0-0 Tottenham: Community Player Ratings

Photo by Neil Hall/Pool via How can these matches continue to get worse? That was awful. Just truly, utterly soulless and depressing football. Tottenham Hotspur derped their way to a drab 0-0 draw against relegation threatened Bournemouth on Thursday, failing to register a shot on target against a team that had conceded nine goals in its last two matches. And check out this stat: Tottenham have become the first team to fail to have a shot on target against Bournemouth since Middlesbrough in the Championship in March 2015.— Daniel Storey (@danielstorey85) July 9, 2020 But on the...
7 hours ago
Bournemouth 0-0 Tottenham: Spurs drop points against struggling Cherries

Bournemouth 0-0 Tottenham: Spurs drop points against struggling Cherries

Photo by Matt Dunham/Pool via It’s another frustrating result for Jose Mourinho and company. It was Tottenham’s first clean sheet on the road since January, but it was still a massive disappointment. Spurs went to the Vitality Stadium to face lowly Bournemouth and could only come away with a scoreless draw in what was another boring, toothless display. Jose Mourinho’s side didn’t allow any goals, but they also couldn’t even manage a single shot on target. The Champions League is well and truly gone now, and even Europa League qualification is looking like a tough ask for...
12 hours ago
Bournemouth vs. Tottenham: match thread & how to watch

Bournemouth vs. Tottenham: match thread & how to watch

Photo by Richard Calver/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Spurs make a visit to relegation-bound Bournemouth on Thursday. Not every win needs to be pretty, but when a team has struggled as greatly as Tottenham Hotspur has for the past 18 months, it would be nice to see some convincing performances. Monday’s 1-0 victory over Everton returned three points that were crucial for staying in the European hunt, but the on-field product left much to be desired. Spurs have a perfect chance to put on a real display on Thursday. Bournemouth are dreadful and are likely to be relegated, dropping all...
13 hours ago
Report: CBS acquires Champions League TV rights for this season and 2020-21

Report: CBS acquires Champions League TV rights for this season and 2020-21

Photo by TF-Images/ #TurnerOUT Two weeks after Turner Broadcasting backed out of its ongoing deal to broadcast UEFA Champions League matches on television in the United States, a new broadcaster has stepped in to fill the void. Multiple outlets, beginning with World Soccer Talk, are reporting that CBS has acquired the American broadcast rights for the Champions League for the remainder of the 2019-20 season and the following 2020-21 campaign. This is in addition to already securing rights to the Champions League from 2021 through 2024. Turner’s original deal gave them broadcast rights...
19 hours ago
The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur news and links for Thursday, July 9

The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur news and links for Thursday, July 9

Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse/ Recommended reading on Thandie Newton Hi, all. Like I mentioned earlier this week, I would be returning to discussions about systemic discrimination and I will today with an important interview of Thandie Newton from Vulture,. First, though, I’d like to share the show of solidarity from MLS players with the Black Lives Matter movement at the start of the MLS is Back tournament from last night. There will be CHANGE. ✊ ✊ ✊ #MLSisBlack Learn more here: https://t.co/etDUhQdgI8 pic.twitter.com/THmKZzs6y0— Black Players For Change (@BPCMLS) July 9,...
Jul 8, 2020
NBC moving July 15 Premier League streaming matches to Peacock, including Newcastle vs. Spurs

NBC moving July 15 Premier League streaming matches to Peacock, including Newcastle vs. Spurs

Photo by: Todd Williamson/Peacock/NBCU Photo Bank via To commemorate the start of its new streaming service, NBC is forcing all Premier League fans to watch their sport there. NBC is debuting a new streaming network and platform on July 15, and at least for one day it’s making all Premier League fans come along for the ride. According to several media watchers on social media, NBC is planning to commemorate the start of its new premium streaming channel Peacock by moving all of its streamed Premier League matches on July 15 to the new service and offering it for free to all...
Jul 8, 2020
Team news: Dele to miss Thursday match at Bournemouth with hamstring tweak

Team news: Dele to miss Thursday match at Bournemouth with hamstring tweak

Photo by Michael Regan/ It’s not a major injury, but the club is being overly cautious due to past history. Jose Mourinho just finished his pre-match press conference ahead of Thursday’s Premier League match at relegation-threatened Bournemouth, but if you were hoping for fireworks after the FA’s announcement of Eric Dier’s four match suspension, you’ll be disappointed. The Spurs boss declined to comment much on the FA’s report or Dier’s suspension and fine, though he hinted that he’d have a LOT to say if he wouldn’t get in trouble for saying it. #thfc Jose...
Jul 8, 2020
FA bans Eric Dier four matches for entering stands to confront fan

FA bans Eric Dier four matches for entering stands to confront fan

Photo by Julian Finney/ The FA’s long-awaited ruling has finally come down, and it’s bad news for Tottenham. Tottenham Hotspur finally received a ruling from the FA for the aftermath of Eric Dier’s confrontation with a Spurs fan in the stands, 187 days after the incident took place. It’s not good news. The FA ruled that Dier was found to be in breach of rule E3 for charging into the stands to confront a fan heckling himself and his brother after Spurs’ loss to Norwich in the FA Cup in March, and will be banned four matches with immediate effect and fined £40,000. [1/4] Eric...
Jul 8, 2020
The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur news and links for Wednesday, July 8

The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur news and links for Wednesday, July 8

Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via Easy jobs Hey, everyone! Now, for some quick thoughts. Ramble of the Day I spend a decent amount of time thinking about the easiest job might be, at least for me. I used to think it was hosting a morning talk show like Live with Kelly and Ryan, hosted by Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest (and previously hosted by Michael Strahan, Regis Philbin, and Kathie Lee Gifford). They always made it seem like they were pulling topics as they came to mind to open the show, ad-libbing everything effortlessly with no preparation. I’ve spent enough...
Jul 7, 2020
Report: Ryan Sessegnon could be loaned next season

Report: Ryan Sessegnon could be loaned next season

Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via Once the Championship’s Player of the Season, Sess can’t get a game at Spurs. If you’re wondering why we haven’t seen hide nor hair of Ryan Sessegnon in the four matches since the Premier League restarted... well, so are we! Sess hasn’t even made the bench in Spurs’ last two matches. He hasn’t played a minute in the league since January. Now, the Telegraph is reporting that Sessegnon might be loaned out next season, assuming he’s not in Jose Mourinho’s first team plans in the short to medium term. Sessegnon is...
Jul 7, 2020
Tottenham 1-0 Everton: Player ratings to the theme of TV dads

Tottenham 1-0 Everton: Player ratings to the theme of TV dads

Photo by Marc Atkins/ Hey, Spurs won a game! It wasn’t pretty, but the three points from Tottenham Hotspur’s 1-0 win over Everton put them up to eighth place in the table, one behind Arsenal and seven behind United in fifth. Champions League seems a distant dream, but there’s still a chance for Europe if they can keep winning... even when they look bad. Today’s theme is one that I should’ve done a month ago for Father’s Day, but we didn’t have games back them. So we’ll do it now. TV is full of fathers, some of them good and some of them bad. So let’s rank Tottenham’s...
Jul 7, 2020
Wheeler Dealer Radio: No they’re saying Mou-urns

Wheeler Dealer Radio: No they’re saying Mou-urns

Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse/ The results aren’t great, but at least the football is bad! Tottenham played two underwhelming games against Sheffield United and Everton and gave us a whole lot to talk about. Is this team beyond saving? Can Mourinho salvage the squad? Is Greg legally culpable for making my infant son a Spurs fan? Join us and find out. WE’RE ON ITUNES! CHECK US OUT! LEAVE A REVIEW! Or we’ll rehire Tim Sherwood or something. Also you can listen to us on the app of your choice by using our XML feed. And if you can’t figure out how to listen at this point, who...
Jul 7, 2020
The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur news and links for Tuesday, July 7

The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur news and links for Tuesday, July 7

Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via More music Hi again! A small follow up to yesterday’s Hoddle about Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, here’s one of the film’s catchiest tunes (and there are a few of them), “Ja Ja Ding Dong.” Ramble of the Day Continuing with a musical theme, there is something I must admit: I have listened to the song Tottenham played after Michael Kean’s own goal multiple times in the five-plus hours since the goal went in. It’s not that I’m not proud of it, but it really is something I probably shouldn’t have...