Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Harry Winks made his first Premier League start against West Ham United yesterday.
Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic meet for the 35th time on Sunday in a match loaded with more significance than even some of their many contests for majors: the championship of each other, as someone once described the trilogy of world heavyweight title fights between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier.
Alex Goode, full-back, 6/10 This was his chance to lay down a marker for the No15 shirt but had few chances to show his counter-attacking skills.
If Isaac Hayden required proof of the benefits of “Rafaology” he received it after rejoining the England Under-21 squad during the international break. “The England staff have really picked up on the change in me,” reports the Newcastle United midfielder. “They say that, compared to last season, my ‘game understanding’ is massively different. They say it’s obvious it’s down to Rafa’s tutelage.”
Queens Park Rangers won against Norwich City in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.
Jamie Vardy may have been given the man-of-the-match award for his performance for England against Spain on Tuesday but to many Chelsea fans he was a damnable villain.
Aberdeen fought back to win 3-1 at Inverness and cut the deficit on Premiership leaders Celtic to 10 points.
Real Madrid went to the Vicente Calderón and won for one last time. At the end of this season, Atlético are leaving their home down by the Manzanares; Real will not be back to the arena that they left victorious for the 30th time.
HITC speaks to Tottenham Hotspur fan Jeffery Kaye, who's been a supporter for 55 years.