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George's New Year wish

Posted on 1 January 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).

George Graham has revealed his New Year wish &mdash&#59; to clear the treatment room at Spurs Lodge.<P class=MsoNormal>It has been another injury-hit season for the club and we will go into Tuesday night&rsquo&#59;s Premiership clash against Newcastle United at the Lane without the services of Ben Thatcher, Mauricio Taricco, Stephen Carr (all groin), Luke Young (foot), Steffen Freund (Achilles) and Steffen Iversen (knee).<P class=MsoNormal>Les Ferdinand is still a doubt after another nasty head knock and Tim Sherwood has also been fighting a knee injury.<P class=MsoNormal>The injury jinx has been a constant problem for George and he admitted: &ldquo&#59;That would be my New Year&rsquo&#59;s wish - to try and solve this injury problem we seem to have here at Tottenham.<P class=MsoNormal>&ldquo&#59;It was something I hoped to sort out but I&rsquo&#59;ve failed so far, without question.<P class=MsoNormal>&ldquo&#59;It would be great to be able to field our strongest available side over a period of time<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp&#59;</SPAN>but long-term injuries to key players means we just haven&rsquo&#59;t been able to do that.&rdquo&#59;<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>