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Coach's Corner

Posted on 24 March 2004  - 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).

Chris Hughton described Manchester United's late two-goal salvo to seal the game on Saturday as a 'major disappointment'.

The team enjoyed a fair share of possession at Old Trafford, with the home side looking slightly nervy following recent setbacks. However, the boys could not respond to Ryan Giggs' opener on the half hour mark and Ronaldo and David Bellion put a gloss on the scoreline in the final moments.

"It was a major disappointment - more with the scoreline and the fact that we conceded two goals very late in the game.

"We conceded a poor goal in the first half and you might have thought they would come out and really put us under pressure in the second half.

"We had a really good spell of possession early in the second half and the disappointment is that we didn't turn that into opportunities or threaten their goal enough. That was the problem for us and then we conceded the two late goals.

"I don't think that resulted in a fair reflection of the game."

Chris conceded that the team perhaps did not have enough of a go at a tentative United, bearing in mind their recent form.

"No, if I look at our efforts on goal, Carr had a shot and Michael Brown had a decent effort. I don't think we did threaten enough considering we had decent possession for 15-20 minutes."