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David Pleat

Posted on 19 April 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 thought we responded in the second half and had a lot of the game but our final ball in one or two positions wasn't good enough. At the end of the day you can analyse it as much as you want but two mistakes have cost us the game.

We needed to safely get through the first 20 minutes against an aerial bombardment - I think that's fair - but we didn't, because we lost the first goal.

Bolton had more physical power than us. We won a lot of free-kicks and it seemed whenever we got our passing going, the game was interupted a lot with a free-kicks. They were launching it in there for Kevin Davies and that put us under pressure. Sam has a good tactic there and it's done well for him.

The players have done their best. They know they are being judged. I think they play for their pride, they play for their families and some may play for the money. The most important thing is they have got to play and give a performance because every game we are being judged as a group.