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Time ticking for Pochettino’s Tottenham to prove they are winners

Pochettino has transformed Tottenham Hotspur from Europa League regulars to Champions League contenders.

Ajax, Bruges, Slavia make Champions League group stage

Ajax beat Apoel, while Bruges and Slavia defeated LASK Linz and CFR Cluj respectively to earn their places in the Champions League group stage.

Ajax face must-win game to return to Champions League

The Dutch champions must beat APOEL Nicosia in Amsterdam on Wednesday to reach the group stage after the first leg of their playoff tie ended in a goalless draw in Cyprus.

Ajax held at APOEL, away wins for Bruges and Slavia

Last year’s semifinalists Ajax could not get the better of APOEL in their Champions League playoff tie.

Ajax see off PAOK to make Champions League playoffs

Two Dusan Tadic penalties and Nicolas Tagliafico's late header kept Erik ten Hag's side alive with a chance to relive the dream of last season when Ajax made it to the last four.

Ajax held by PAOK in Champions League third qualifying round

Last season’s semi-finalists Ajax needed to come from behind to draw away from home.

De Ligt aiming for Champions League

Juve hasn't won the tournament since beating Ajax in Rome in 1996 and Matthijs De Ligt is hoping to end that drought of European glory.

De Ligt joins Juventus for €75 mil

De Ligt becomes Juventus’ third most expensive signing in the club’s history.

De Ligt arrives in Turin to complete Juventus signing

Matthijs de Ligt is due to undergo a medical before signing for Juventus for a reported US$85 million.

De Ligt has agreed to join Juventus

Matthijs De Ligt has been linked with many of Europe's leading clubs after his impressive play for resurgent Ajax and Netherland teams last season.

Ajax seal title to complete double after Euro heartache

The win over De Graafschap confirms Ajax's first league and cup double in 17 years.

Ajax set to be crowned Dutch champions after PSV slip

Ajax will go into the final round of fixtures with a three-point lead over PSV and 14 goals advantage in goal difference.

Ajax coach proud of players after agonising defeat

Ten Hag accepts that football can be cruel but nonetheless he is very proud of his men.

Lucas Moura, from PSG cast-off to Tottenham idol

Just 18 months ago Moura was at a low point in his career, playing second fiddle to Neymar at PSG.

Pochettino says he turned down Real Madrid offer last summer

Pochettino turned down the Real Madrid offer as he was unwilling to break his contract with Spurs.

De Ligt: It’s a nightmare

De Light laments giving Spurs silly goals which ended their excellent journey in Europe this season.

Eriksen: Heart and fight key to Spurs stunning win

Tottenham were 3-0 down on aggregate, but Eriksen says the comeback was inspired by good old fashion hard work and determination.

Moura treble puts Tottenham into Champions League final

Lucas Moura popped up with a second half hat-trick to send Tottenham to their first European Cup final ever.

Ten Hag: We are confident, fit and eager to face Tottenham

Ten Hag said his team had no injuries following Sunday's Cup Final win against Willem II Tilburg.

Boost for Tottenham as battered Vertonghen set to return

Vertonghen is set to play against Ajax after suffering only a cut nose after clashing heads with team mate Toby Alderweireld at the weekend.

Ajax build-up to Spurs with Dutch Cup final win

Ajax warms up for their Champions League semifinals return leg against Spurs with a trophy.

Giant-slayers Ajax can go all the way

'The Amsterdam fairy-tale is alive and well after a 1-0 victory.'

Eriksen: We were under par

Eriksen says Tottenham were ball watchers in the first half of the game against Ajax.

Eriksen’s future an indicator of Tottenham’s ambitions to not copy Ajax

Spurs have benefited themselves from the conveyer belt of talent that rolls through the academy at the Dutch giants.