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George targets top six

Posted on 6 November 2000  - 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).

George Graham is still targeting the Premiership&rsquo&#59;s top six.<P class=MsoNormal>Saturday&rsquo&#59;s crucial victory against Sunderland left us in tenth spot just two points adrift of Newcastle United in sixth.<P class=MsoNormal>In fact, with Manchester United and Arsenal looking in a league of their own, we&rsquo&#59;re only five points behind third-placed Leicester City &mdash&#59; not too disastrous for what has been considered a disappointing start to the season.<P class=MsoNormal>&ldquo&#59;We&rsquo&#59;ve a lot of players to come back,&rdquo&#59; George pointed out. &ldquo&#59;A lot of players are still in the treatment room and if we can continue picking up points until they return there is no reason why we can&rsquo&#59;t make the top six.&rdquo&#59;<P class=MsoNormal>Support came from midfielder Tim Sherwood, scorer of the first goal against Sunderland in the 2-1 win.<IMG align=left src="../title_images/totsunb.jpg"> <P class=MsoNormal>&ldquo&#59;Our target is still the top six,&rdquo&#59; he insisted. &ldquo&#59;One route to Europe is over now so we&rsquo&#59;ll have to concentrate on what is available. We&rsquo&#59;ve also got the FA Cup but to get into sixth place or above is the route in.&rdquo&#59;<P class=MsoNormal>Meanwhile, boss George was full of praise for the players and crowd after stretching our unbeaten run to six games in the Premiership at home.<P class=MsoNormal>&ldquo&#59;The players deserve credit because we changed our system of play and they went out and gave it everything they&rsquo&#59;ve got,&rdquo&#59; he said.<P class=MsoNormal>&ldquo&#59;At times it was frantic and not as sophisticated as you would like but the players were excellent. The crowd played their part as well. They were good for us.&rdquo&#59;<P class=MsoNormal>To listen to George's press conference in full, <A href="http://www.spurs.co.uk/news/ram/totsun00pm.ram">click here</A><P class=MsoNormal>&nbsp&#59;<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>