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David Pleat

Posted on 10 May 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).

I am delighted that we managed to beat Blackburn Rovers on Saturday and could have scored three or four goals.

Confidence is a massive thing in football and, after Defoe's fine goal, we really took the game to Blackburn and they had to come out a little bit after that.

We played some good stuff, we passed the ball well and kept it on the grass. In the end we had to put a couple of bigger players on because of the aerial threat of Blackburn, which was there the whole game.

It's swings and roundabouts in football - there are upsides and there are always downsides. I had a sharp team out there and on a greasy surface we were a dangerous side. I would like to think that it was something for me.

We had a lot of young vibrant players around - Defoe, Keane, Davies, Brown - we scrapped well and Jamie Redknapp was what he is meant to be, a big influence in the centre.