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Keane for more tap-ins!

Posted on 8 May 2003  - 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).

Robbie Keane was named our Opta Player of the Month for April after bagging two more fine strikes in a four-goal monthly haul - but revealed the coaching staff want him to score more tap-ins!

The Irish star grabbed four goals in five games last month to take the monthly statistical prize from Opta Index.

Robbie has been a huge success since his move from Leeds United and scored 13 goals for us in 29 appearances, 14 in total this term having scored on the opening day for Leeds.

A lot of those goals have been a bit special as well - just think about the run and shot at Blackburn, outside of the foot against Leeds at home, the volley against Charlton, the hat-trick against Everton, the cheeky goal against Birmingham and the magnifcent winner at West Brom.

But he revealed: "They keep saying to me, Chris Hughton, John Gorman, to start getting tap-ins.

"For some reason, I don't usually get taps-in, they are usually decent goals. I've been lucky enough to scored some good goals in my time so far at Spurs but they keep going on at me to get more tap ins!

"It's decent record and it's gone well for me this season.

"I've just about played week-in, week-out and that's how you get the best out of players. I've been lucky enough to play regularly and that's when you get the rewards back.

"It's gone well, I've enjoyed my football and I've been fortunate enough to score a few goals as well."

Opta Player of the Month - Robbie's stats for the month and Opta's findings are HERE

Click on the audio link above to watch this interview with Robbie...