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Tottenham striker Son has ‘successful’ op on broken arm

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Seoul (AFP) – Tottenham striker Son Heung-Min underwent successful surgery on his broken right arm on Friday and will take about a month to recover, the Korean Football Association said.

“The operation was successful,” KFA Spokesman Cho Jun-Heon told AFP, adding that Son will stay in South Korea to focus on his recovery.

Tottenham star Son Heung-Min set for surgery on arm

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London (AFP) – Son Heung-Min could miss the start of Tottenham’s pre-season preparations after his club revealed the South Korea forward will have surgery on his fractured arm on Friday.

Son suffered the injury after landing awkwardly following an aerial challenge during South Korea’s World Cup qualifying defeat with Qatar on Tuesday.

Tottenham star Son Heung-Min set for surgery on arm

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London (AFP) – Son Heung-Min could miss the start of Tottenham’s pre-season preparations after his club revealed the South Korea forward will have surgery on his fractured arm on Friday.

Son suffered the injury after landing awkwardly following an aerial challenge during South Korea’s World Cup qualifying defeat with Qatar on Tuesday.

Tottenham’s Son Heung-Min to have surgery on broken arm

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Seoul (AFP) – Tottenham striker Son Heung-Min will have surgery this week after breaking his right arm during South Korea’s World Cup qualifying 3-2 defeat to Qatar, the Korean Football Association said on Thursday.

The 24-year-old left the field in obvious pain in the 33rd minute of Tuesday’s match in Doha, clutching his right forearm after an aerial challenge.

Tottenham’s Son Heung-Min to have surgery on broken arm

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Seoul (AFP) – Tottenham striker Son Heung-Min will have surgery this week after breaking his right arm during South Korea’s World Cup qualifying 3-2 defeat to Qatar, the Korean Football Association said on Thursday.

The 24-year-old left the field in obvious pain in the 33rd minute of Tuesday’s match in Doha, clutching his right forearm after an aerial challenge.

Kane moves into top gear to be leading scorer

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Harry Kane’s first ever four-goal haul propelled him to the top of the Premier League scoring charts with the Tottenham striker in the “driving seat” to finish top scorer when the final league games are played on Sunday.

The 23-year-old, whose goals along with a double from Korean star Son Heung-min saw this season’s runners-up hammer last year’s champions Leicester 6-1, added he hoped Hugo Lloris could also win the Golden Glove for the least goals conceded when they round off their league season at relegated Hull.

Son double sets Tottenham on Chelsea’s tail

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London (AFP) – Son Heung-Min struck twice as Tottenham Hotspur maintained the pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea with a 4-0 victory against Watford at a sun-soaked White Hart Lane on Saturday.

With Antonio Conte’s side not due to face Bournemouth until later in the day, Spurs made the most of the chance to close the gap at the head of the table to four points with Dele Alli and Eric Dier also on target.

Alli has X-factor for Pochettino

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London (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino says he is constantly surprised by Dele Alli after the Tottenham midfielder helped fill the gap left by the injured Harry Kane.

Kane, the club’s leading scorer, has been ruled out for six weeks after picking up an ankle injury, forcing Pochettino to rejig his team’s attack.

Alli has X-factor for Pochettino

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London (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino says he is constantly surprised by Dele Alli after the Tottenham midfielder helped fill the gap left by the injured Harry Kane.

Kane, the club’s leading scorer, has been ruled out for six weeks after picking up an ankle injury, forcing Pochettino to rejig his team’s attack.

Tottenham and Millwall to assist FA with probe into Son abuse

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London (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur and Millwall have both promised to assist a Football Association inquiry into the racist abuse directed towards Spurs forward Son Heung-Min during Sunday’s FA Cup quarter-final.

South Korea star Son was taunted by Millwall supporters during Tottenham’s 6-0 victory at White Hart Lane and responded to the jibes with a hat-trick against the third-tier side.

Tottenham and Millwall to assist FA with probe into Son abuse

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London (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur and Millwall have both promised to assist a Football Association inquiry into the racist abuse directed towards Spurs forward Son Heung-Min during Sunday’s FA Cup quarter-final.

South Korea star Son was taunted by Millwall supporters during Tottenham’s 6-0 victory at White Hart Lane and responded to the jibes with a hat-trick against the third-tier side.

Son shines but Kane injury mars Spurs stroll

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London (AFP) – Son Heung-Min’s hat-trick fired Tottenham into the FA Cup semi-finals, but his side’s 6-0 victory against Millwall was overshadowed by Harry Kane’s potentially serious ankle injury.

Kane limped off in the 10th minute at White Hart Lane after his ankle twisted awkwardly.

Son shines but Kane injury mars Spurs stroll

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London (AFP) – Son Heung-Min’s hat-trick fired Tottenham into the FA Cup semi-finals, but his side’s 6-0 victory against Millwall was overshadowed by Harry Kane’s potentially serious ankle injury.

Kane limped off in the 10th minute at White Hart Lane after his ankle twisted awkwardly.

Spurs counting on ‘incredible’ Son

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Sunderland (United Kingdom) (AFP) Dutch striker Vincent Janssen believes South Korean teammate Son Heung-Min is demonstrating his growing importance to Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham Hotspur squad.

Son helped save Spurs from an FA Cup embarrassment at the hands of Wycombe Wanderers on Saturday and is in contention to retain his starting spot for the Premier League visit to bottom club Sunderland.

Spurs counting on ‘incredible’ Son

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Sunderland (United Kingdom) (AFP) Dutch striker Vincent Janssen believes South Korean teammate Son Heung-Min is demonstrating his growing importance to Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham Hotspur squad.

Son helped save Spurs from an FA Cup embarrassment at the hands of Wycombe Wanderers on Saturday and is in contention to retain his starting spot for the Premier League visit to bottom club Sunderland.

Kane double gets five-star Spurs back on track

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London (AFP) Tottenham claimed only their second win in 11 matches as Harry Kane celebrated signing a new long-term contract with two goals in a 5-0 rout of struggling Swansea on Saturday.

Kane committed his future for the next five and a half years this week and the England striker scored a 39th-minute penalty to open the scoring before Son Heung-Min scored a spectacular second just before the break.

Kane double gets five-star Spurs back on track

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London (AFP) Tottenham claimed only their second win in 11 matches as Harry Kane celebrated signing a new long-term contract with two goals in a 5-0 rout of struggling Swansea on Saturday.

Kane committed his future for the next five and a half years this week and the England striker scored a 39th-minute penalty to open the scoring before Son Heung-Min scored a spectacular second just before the break.

Spurs’s Son first Asian to win Premier League award

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London (AFP) Tottenham Hotspur and South Korea winger Son Heung-min has become the first Asian footballer to be named the English Premier League's player of the month after he won September's edition of the award.

Son scored four goals in the top flight for Spurs last month and played a key role in taking the north London club to within a point of Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Spurs’s Son first Asian to win Premier League award

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London (AFP) Tottenham Hotspur and South Korea winger Son Heung-min has become the first Asian footballer to be named the English Premier League's player of the month after he won September's edition of the award.

Son scored four goals in the top flight for Spurs last month and played a key role in taking the north London club to within a point of Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Japan, Korea survive scares as China crash in World Cup qualifiers

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Suwon (South Korea) (AFP) South Korean sharpshooter Son Heung-Min kept Qatar's World Cup ambitions on hold and Japan also survived a scare as China suffered a potentially calamitous defeat to Syria on Thursday.

Tottenham Hotspur's Son extended his electric club form with the winner in South Korea's 3-2 triumph over 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar, whose hopes of reaching Russia 2018 now look distant.

Japan, Korea survive scares as China crash in World Cup qualifiers

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Suwon (South Korea) (AFP) South Korean sharpshooter Son Heung-Min kept Qatar's World Cup ambitions on hold and Japan also survived a scare as China suffered a potentially calamitous defeat to Syria on Thursday.

Tottenham Hotspur's Son extended his electric club form with the winner in South Korea's 3-2 triumph over 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar, whose hopes of reaching Russia 2018 now look distant.

Super Son fires South Korea past Qatar in World Cup qualifyer

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Suwon (South Korea) (AFP) In-form Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-Min grabbed the winner as South Korea came from behind to beat Qatar 3-2 and take a step towards the 2018 Russia World Cup on Thursday.

After South Korea trailed 2-1 at half-time, the hosts levelled throughJi Dong-Won before Son extended his electric scoring run with the decisive strike on 58 minutes.

Super Son fires South Korea past Qatar in World Cup qualifyer

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Suwon (South Korea) (AFP) In-form Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-Min grabbed the winner as South Korea came from behind to beat Qatar 3-2 and take a step towards the 2018 Russia World Cup on Thursday.

After South Korea trailed 2-1 at half-time, the hosts levelled throughJi Dong-Won before Son extended his electric scoring run with the decisive strike on 58 minutes.

S. Korea football coach Stielike warns Spurs star Son over attitude

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Seoul (AFP) South Korea coach Uli Stielike has slammed the attitude of Son Heung-Min, despite the attacker earning rave reviews for his match-winning performances for Tottenham in the English Premier League (EPL).

Stielike rebuked the 24-year-old Son, who has scored four goals in his last two league games as Tottenham rose to second in the English Premier League table, for his "problematic" behaviour.

S. Korea football coach Stielike warns Spurs star Son over attitude

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Seoul (AFP) South Korea coach Uli Stielike has slammed the attitude of Son Heung-Min, despite the attacker earning rave reviews for his match-winning performances for Tottenham in the English Premier League (EPL).

Stielike rebuked the 24-year-old Son, who has scored four goals in his last two league games as Tottenham rose to second in the English Premier League table, for his "problematic" behaviour.

Tottenham’s Son sinks Middlesbrough with double

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Middlesbrough (United Kingdom) (AFP) Son Heung-Min surely erased all doubts about his Tottenham future as his double inspired a 2-1 victory at Middlesbrough in the Premier League on Saturday.

South Korean winger Son was reported to be unsettled after starting only 13 league gamesfor Tottenham last season, but his two goals in their latest success indicated the qualities that prompted them to sign him from Bayer Leverkusen 13 months ago.

Tottenham’s Son sinks Middlesbrough with double

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Middlesbrough (United Kingdom) (AFP) Son Heung-Min surely erased all doubts about his Tottenham future as his double inspired a 2-1 victory at Middlesbrough in the Premier League on Saturday.

South Korean winger Son was reported to be unsettled after starting only 13 league gamesfor Tottenham last season, but his two goals in their latest success indicated the qualities that prompted them to sign him from Bayer Leverkusen 13 months ago.

Kane opens account as Spurs smash Stoke

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Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) Harry Kane grabbed his first goal of the season and South Korea's Son Heung-Min scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur romped to an emphatic 4-0 win away at Stoke City on Saturday.

Dele Alli was also on target as the north London club finally kick-started their Premier League title challenge.

Son Heung-Min skips qualifier to focus on Spurs

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Seoul (AFP) Son Heung-Min is skipping South Korea's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Syria on Tuesday to return to England and get his Tottenham Hotspur career on track.

The 24-year-old forward moved from Bayer Leverkusen in August 2015 for a reported fee of around £22 million ($29 million), making him the most expensive Asian player yet.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Son Heung-Min, Mignolet… Names of the Premier League, week 32

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FA Cup: Son Shines As Tottenham Produce Dramatic Late Comeback Win v Wycombe (Video)

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Tottenham produced a dramatic comeback to secure a last-gasp win against League Two Wycombe Wanderers on Saturday at White Hart Lane.

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The visitors took a shock lead against a mix-and-match Spurs side on 23 minutes when Paul Hayes, who had already hit the woodwork, fired home courtesy of a fine volley.

Theo Walcott, Joe Allen, Costa…Names of the Premier League, Weeks 7 & 8

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Spurs 2-0 Manchester City: Game in 13 Tweets as Pochettino’s brilliant Spurs down Pep

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Paul Pogba, Philippe Coutinho, Ozil… Names of the Premier League, week 6

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Liverpool 2-0 Spurs: Five Lilywhite Observations

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Having not strung consecutive passes together since around 2014, and suffered defeats in recent weeks to such behemoths as Swansea and Southampton, there was a fairly morbid inevitability about the fact that Liverpool would rediscover their joie de vivre against us. Of course they would.

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Man Utd 1-0 Spurs: Five Lilywhite Conclusions

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1. A Distinct Lack of Energy

Well I can't say that did much to whelm me. It's not yet Christmas and the whole bally season already feels dreadfully flat. Even the 5-0 win last week was an oddly muted affair, with all and sundry still lamenting the Champions League debacle. Today it seemed that our heroes simply turned up and expected to walk off with the thing, with a distinct lack of hum or ding about them.

Arsenal 1-1 Spurs: Four Lilywhite Conclusions

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1. Three at the Back

Arched eyebrows all round at kick-off, as the meanest defence of all 92 clubs in England swivelled from its traditional back-four to a terrifically trendy and fashionable three-man troupe. Eagle-eyed as ever, AANP was onto it like a flash, and did the only logical thing there is to do in such radical times – I made a list of Pros and Cons.

Spurs 2-0 Man City: Four Lilywhite Musings

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As I dip the nib into the ink-pot and absorb the sparrows outside gaily linking arms and tangoing the afternoon away, I can't help thinking that the mood in these parts is just about as perky as it has ever been, for this performance was right up there.

On the attack from literally the first toot, and impeccable in defence throughout (but particularly in that nerve-riddled final 20 or so), all against an all-conquering mob who generally blitz the dickens out of opponents with four or five goals per game – when have our heroes every played quite so well?

Boro 1-2 Spurs: Son, Janssen & Other Lilywhite Thoughts

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1. Son's Unique Brand of Selflessness

In football these days it seems you can't swing a cat without someone chirping away about new-fangled formations, or all manner of quirky statistics and allsorts. All rather complicated, what?

Enter Son, stage-left, and suddenly football was broken down to playground level again The chap simply gets his head down and sets off on his onei-man mission to dribble past as many people as possible.

Stoke 0-4 Spurs: Five Lilywhite Musings

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A curious sport seems to have broken out amongst our heroes, whereby they amuse one another by replicating exactly all results from last season. I must confess I have come across more entertaining gags in my time, but if it means meeting Stoke away and treating that impostor with a disdainful 0-4 then I am all for it.