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Posted on 11 August 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).

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One on one contests

It is simply a case of making yourself big. You've got to make the centre forward make a decision and hopefully you can push him into a decision that you want him to make.

If you show him a certain way, make it difficult for him by standing your ground as long as you can - you don't want to go to ground too early because they will just dink it over you.

If you stand up you put the pressure on him.

There is an element of phychology in it - basically you want to make the goal as small as possible and yourself as big as possible.

You can work on it in training, but it is more your instincts around the goal. The thing with goalkeeping is that everyone is a different size, stature and has different strengths.

You've got to work out what's best for you. At the end of the day, if the ball doesn't go in the back of the net it is job done.