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Mixed emotions

Posted on 12 September 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).


West Ham U19s 1-1 Spurs

Boss Pat Holland admitted he was disappointed with the standard of refereeing in this draw.

Both sides ended with 10 men as Jimmy Lee was sent off for a second bookable offence in the second half.

In a scrappy affair, the home side went ahead with a disputed penalty before John Sutton finished off Dean Marney's quick thinking from a free-kick to level the scores.

"Both sides have a reputation for playing football but this was a patchy game not helped by the standard of the officials," said Pat.

"They went ahead with a penalty from a foul that looked outside the box and although we started brightly in the second half and got the equaliser the game was spoilt when their left-back was sent off for a second booking. Jimmy Lee was then sent off for kicking the ball away, a second booking. That was disappointing.

"All in all, neither team deserved to win it."

Spurs U19s: Burch, Lee, Herron, Hughes, Henry, Bowditch, Marney, Barnard, Sutton (Vedeux, 80), Thomas (O'Donoghue, 80), Galbraith. Unused: Jalal, Gardner.