Found December 21, 2011 on A Different League:
Tottenham Hotspur have been boosted by the news that Aaron Lennon’s injury is not as bad as first feared, and the winger should return to action in 2-3 weeks, according to It was originally believed that Lennon’s hamstring injury sustained against Sunderland would keep him out for a minimum of six weeks. However, scans have revealed that he could return in less than half that time and may only miss four games in the process. Meanwhile, Harry Redknapp is set for more good news, with Gareth Bale and Jermain Defoe both having an outside chance o

Positive news for Lennon

Tottenham have received a boost with news that Aaron Lennon’s hamstring injury is not as bad as first feared. Spurs...

Bale injury doubt for Spurs

Bale sprained his ankle during training on Friday and missed Sunday's 1-0 win over Sunderland at White Hart Lane. The Londoners felt Bale's absence dearly as they lacked the pace and penetration the Welshman offers in devastating fashion down the left flank, and they received another blow when Aaron Lennon had to come off in the first half with a suspected hamstring tear...

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Adebayor issues Spurs warning

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Van der Vaart out until New Year

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Tottenham Club Focus - Spurs stay third for Christmas after draw with Chelsea.

Tottenham Hotspur drew 1-1 with Chelsea on Thursday to retain third place in the Premier League, the first time since 1985 that Spurs have spent Christmas in the top three. Chelsea have now not won at White Hart Lane since 2005. Manager Harry Redknapp made one change from the Sunderland match, bringing back Gareth Bale for the injured Aaron Lennon, but changed the shape, Spurs lining...
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