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Posted on 9 June 2005  - 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).

Andy Reid played his part as the Republic of Ireland jumped to the top of World Cup qualifying Group Four on Wednesday night.


The winger was involved in the build up to the second goal as Ireland - minus the injured Robbie Keane - beat the Faroe Islands 2-0 in the Torsvollur Stadium. Andy's cross was cleared to Kevin Kilbane, whose shot was deflected home.


Ian Harte earlier opened the scoring from the penalty spot while Andy created the best chance of a goalless first half when his effort was parried into the path of Sunderland's Stephen Elliott, who it the crossbar from close range. Andy went close in the second half when he curled inches wide.


Ireland leapfrogged over Israel and Switzerland to take top spot in a tight Group Four but only three points separates four teams, with France and Switzerland - who Ireland still have to play at home - both having a game in hand.


Meanwhile, Erik Edman was rested from the Swedish team as Norway won last night's friendly 3-2 in Stockholm - their first win in Sweden since 1951.