Skip to main content


  • Alton aims for second chance
Subscribe to newsfeed 

Alton aims for second chance

Posted on 28 January 2001  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

Alton Thelwell has had a taste of life in the Premiership &mdash&#59; now he wants more.<P class=MsoNormal>The 20-year-old defender was thrust into the limelight alongside Ledley King against Liverpool in November.<P class=MsoNormal>The pair played a starring role in that win and Thelwell played another seven games before stepping aside for Gary Doherty for the Newcastle match on January 2.<P class=MsoNormal>Thelwell has remained in the squad but hasn&rsquo&#59;t featured since. &ldquo&#59;I&rsquo&#59;m determined to get back in there,&rdquo&#59; he declared. &ldquo&#59;I was disappointed to be left out, as you are going to be, but the season has gone well for me.<P class=MsoNormal>&ldquo&#59;I&rsquo&#59;ve played eight games for the first team and although I&rsquo&#59;m disappointed to be left out hopefully I can get back in there again.<P class=MsoNormal>&ldquo&#59;You have to be realistic at a club like this because there are a lot of quality players around and you are not going to play all of the time.<P class=MsoNormal>&ldquo&#59;Before now I hadn&rsquo&#59;t played in the first team and I was happy just to be in the squad or thereabouts but once you have made your debut in the Premiership you are eager for more.<P class=MsoNormal>&ldquo&#59;Like any player I want to be successful and play more games.&rdquo&#59;<P class=MsoNormal>&nbsp&#59;<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>