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Tuesday Hoddle of Coffee: News and Links for October 3rd, 2017

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Huddersfield Town v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images

Morning all!

Keen on getting the latest Spurs news? Of course you are. Ready to feast on a host of other interesting sports-related links? No doubt. Interested in listening to another daily indie tune? Well tough, you’re getting that too.


Harry Winks looks set for his first England cap after being called up by Gareth Southgate in the wake of injuries to Fabian Delph and Jordan Henderson.

Ben Davies has gone on record saying that he’s keen to give Mauricio Pochettino a nice problem when it comes to selection for the left-back position.

Elsewhere in football...

Lower-league icon and unlikely Prem and England hero Rickie Lambert has retired aged 35.

Someone other than Gareth Bale has been named Welsh Player of the Year, just to make a nice change.

Football Manager enthusiasts out there will know that painkillers are regarded as occasionally essential for getting star players through the big games- but has anti-inflammatory use reached epidemic and potentially dangerous levels? Gregg Bakowski investigates for the Guardian.

And finally...

A rather unfortunate subtitling error has put the fans of the Magpies in a flap as Newcastle United are described as ‘black and white scum’ during Match of the Day 2.