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Pair on bench for U20 opener

Posted on 1 December 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).

Phil Ifil and Ben Bowditch were unused substitutes as England lost to Japan in their World U20 Championship opener.

In front of a crowd including Prince Andrew and FIFA President Sepp Blatter in Dubai, England started the brighter but eventually fell toYokohama Marinos' header in the 54th minute.

England now take on Eygpt on Tuesday in the second of three group matches.