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Contract boost for kids

Posted on 26 February 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 and Ledley King are set to sign extensions to their contracts that will keep them at theLane for the foreseeable future.<P class=MsoNormal>The news was revealed by our director of football David Pleat, who said: "I am delighted to&nbsp&#59;say that we have provisionally agreed terms for their contracts to be extended and things should be wrapped up in the next day or so. Alton will sign for another three years, Ledley for two."<P class=MsoNormal>The pair have been outstanding since being thrown in the deep end together against Liverpool back in November.<P class=MsoNormal>That was Thelwell's first team debut and he went on to start the next seven games before losing his place in boss George Graham's reshuffle in January.<P class=MsoNormal>King has been a fixture since November and as well as excelling in both midfield and defence, now holds the record for the fastest goal in the Premiership after scoring in just 10 seconds at Bradford City.<P class=MsoNormal>The pair, alongside Luke Young, have all been named in the England Under-21 squad for the friendly against Spain at Birmingham City on Tuesday night.<P class=MsoNormal>&nbsp&#59;<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p><P class=MsoNormal>&nbsp&#59;<o:p></o:p>