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Andros Townsend | Midfielder

Team: Tottenham Hotspur
Age / DOB:  (23) / 7/16/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 168

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Tottenham winger Andros Townsend became the second England player within the last 24 hours to withdraw from the upcoming internationals against Slovenia and Scotland because of injury.
Townsend arrived at the England training camp on Monday and has failed to train with the main group following his enforced half-time substitution during Sundays’ Premier League defeat to Stoke at White Hart Lane because of an ankle problem. For many his inclusion came as a big surprise having failed to establish himself domestically this season – only 1 start & 154 minutes of play – but on the international stage Townsend has been a solid performer scoring on his last appearance for the Three Lions in October during the rout of San Marino. The Tottenham player will return to North London for further assessment although his ankle injury is only believed to be minor. Thu, Nov 13, 2014 08:04:00 AM

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Southampton have had a bid for Andros Townsend rejected by Tottenham, according to Sky sources.

Sky Sports are reporting that Southampton boss Ronald Koeman has identified Townsend as a potential replacement for his England colleague Adam Lallana, but Spurs have dismissed an initial offer of £10million. Townsend made his first appearance for Spurs since a serious injury last season, coming off the bench for the final 20 minutes at West Ham on Saturday, and he impressed with some direct running and powerful shots at goal. If Southampton want to sign the winger they will need to up their offer, but Sky sources are suggesting Townsend would want to stay at White Hart Lane even if a bid was accepted by his current club.
Source: Sky Sports
Mon, Aug 18, 2014 05:28:00 AM

Tottenham and England winger Andros Townsend will miss the World Cup after being ruled out for up to 10 weeks with an ankle injury.

Townsend struggled for form since bursting on to the scene last October, and has fallen out of favour with Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood, not starting a Premier League game since March. With the emergence of Raheem Sterling and the near certainty of utility man James Milner making the England squad, the winger was perhaps unlikely to be the plane to Brazil anyway. He must now focus on his recovery to ensure he is ready to have a more consistent season in 2014/15.
Source: Sky Sports
Thu, May 1, 2014 06:22:00 AM

Tottenham winger Andros Townsend is having further assessment on an ankle injury which is threatening his hopes of playing in this summer's World Cup.

All the reports link Townsend's injury to England's World Cup squad, but in truth the winger was already a long way from taking his place on the plane to Brazil. Since his impressive performances during qualifying back in October, Townsend has struggled for form and has fallen out of favour with Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood, not starting a Premier League game since March, with Aaron Lennon preferred for the right-sided midfield role. With the emergence of Raheem Sterling and the near certainty of James Milner making the squad, Townsend may have to accept this tournament has come too soon, regardless of whether he recovers in time.
Source: BBC Sport
Tue, Apr 29, 2014 08:19:00 AM

Andros Townsend was a consistent pain in Arsenal's side as Spurs dominated play for most of the match in a losing effort at home against their biggest rivals.

Spurs will be disappointed with the loss given the extent to which they dominated possession and created chances. It seemed that much of the second half consisted of Spurs playing attacking drills as Arsenal practiced their defending. It isn't often that Arsenal lose the possession battle at all, let alone 59% to 41% and even less often that they end up the match playing six defenders at once with Vermaelen and Monreal joining the starting four. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of Townsend, Adebayor and company Spurs couldn't break through and settled for a loss.
Sun, Mar 16, 2014 02:09:00 PM

Tottenham's Andros Townsend could make his first start for eight weeks after returning from a hamstring injury as a substitute against Everton on Sunday.

Townsend is being tipped to start in place of either Aaron Lennon or Christian Eriksen, who have both been quiet over the past two games. Erik Lamela, Vlad Chiriches and Sandro remain sidelined due to injury.
Source: BBC Sport
Wed, Feb 12, 2014 07:59:00 AM

Tim Sherwood reports that Andros Townsend and Mousa Dembele are back in contention for Sunday's Premier League encounter against Everton at White Hart Lane.

Townsend has been missing since suffering a hamstring injury against West Ham on December 15, but the winger may have to settle for a place on the bench against Everton with Aaron Lennon and Christian Eriksen doing a good job in his absence. Sherwood also revealed Mousa Dembele would be available after missing Hull with an ankle injury and the midfielder would be expected to return to the starting XI.
Thu, Feb 6, 2014 07:10:00 AM

Tottenham's Andros Townsend hopes to come back better than ever after recovering from injury in time to face Manchester City.

Manager Tim Sherwood will be pleased to have another wing option, but Townsend could find it difficult to displace Aaron Lennon or Christian Eriksen who have both been playing well and have helped Spurs to five wins and a draw in the six weeks. He is likely to have to settle for a place on the bench when Manchester City come to visit White Hart Lane on Wednesday night.
Source: Sky Sports
Mon, Jan 27, 2014 09:40:00 AM

Tottenham winger Andros Townsend could return to first-team action this weekend after a month out with injury.

Manager Tim Sherwood will be pleased to have another wing option, but Townsend could find it difficult to displace Aaron Lennon or Christian Eriksen who have both been playing well and have helped Spurs to four wins and a draw in the past month. He is likely to have to settle for a place on the bench at Swansea this weekend.
Source: Sky Sports
Wed, Jan 15, 2014 04:33:00 AM

Tottenham's Jermain Defoe, Lewis Holtby, Gylfi Sigurdsson and Andros Townsend are back in the frame to face Crystal Palace on Saturday.

It's good news that Spurs have a few more option, but other than Andros Townsend it seems unlikely any of the four men returning will find it easy to get in to the first team, especially Defoe, as he is set to leave the club next month. Younes Kaboul and Sandro hamstring have also returned to training, but are not ready to return to action. Paulinho and Jan Vertonghen remain out. Roberto Soldado was not mentioned in Tim Sherwood's press conference so we remain unclear whether he's recovered from the calf injury that forced him off against Arsenal in the FA Cup.

Andros Townsend and Jermain Defoe returned to training on Friday morning after spells out with injury.

Townsend has missed the last four matches, and Spurs have not lost, so he may find it difficult to force his way back in to the team with Aaron Lennon and Christian Eriksen impressing on the flanks. Defoe has missed three games which has allowed Roberto Soldado and Emmanuel Adebayor to form a promising partnership, and there have been rumours that the striker is set to leave the club for Toronto during the January transfer window. Watch this space ...

Spurs winger, Andros Townsend, pulled his hamstring today against West Ham United, and is expected to miss several weeks.

Townsend was deployed on the left in Tim Sherwood's first team selection. However, he injured his hamstring, turning a bad day for Spurs - they lost 2-1 - worse. He was replaced by Nacer Chadli, with Erik Lamela not even on the bench.
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 01:02:00 AM

Andros Townsend insists that he is not even thinking about the World Cup yet, despite a brilliant start to his England career.

Townsend was one of the few bright points to come out of the 1-0 loss to Germany on Tuesday as the fine start to his international career continued. It was noticeable that the winger was more reserved in his "shoot from everywhere" tactic which has crept in to his game for Spurs in recent matches, tending to pass or cross for a team mate instead. Townsend should start against Manchester City in Week 12 and it would be beneficial to Roberto Soldado if this change of approach continued, to provide the striker with a few more chances of his own.
Source: Sky Sports
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 08:48:00 AM

Goals from Andros Townsend and Roberto Soldado helped Tottenham to beat Aston Villa to move fifth in the league.

Townsend's opening goal had a hint of luck about it - it was an inswinging cross which deceived everyone including Brad Guzan - but his all round play was outstanding as he ran Villa's left-back Antonio Luna ragged throughout the second half. The Tottenham (and England) winger created a host of chances for team-mates and was named man of the match by Gary Neville on Sky Sports to end a phenomenal 10 days for the young man. For now it appears Erik Lamela will remain firmly rooted to the bench.
Source: BBC Sport
Sun, Oct 20, 2013 01:01:00 PM

Tottenham winger Andros Townsend has signed a new four-year contract with the club.

It's been a whirlwind week for Townsend, who starred in England'a two World Cup qualifiers and has been rewarded for his generally strong performances this season with a new deal. Reports suggest the winger has had his wages doubled, so one imagines he'll be in a fairly upbeat move ahead of Tottenham's Sunday clash with Aston Villa, where he should start ahead of Erik Lamela and the fit-again Aaron Lennon.
Source: BBC Sport
Sat, Oct 19, 2013 02:39:00 AM