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Posted on 26 November 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).

We asked for your questions for Dean Richards, as always you responded in numbers - here are the results as the big man answers the best of the bunch.

This Q&A session can be seen in full in our THTV video service.

From Mark Ashmore, Canada: On the morning of a match, what music do you listen to (if any) to prepare yourself?
Driving in it's usually R&B, hip-hop, rare groove, funky house - uplifting stuff.

And what is your favourite restaurant?
There's one in St Albans, where I live, it's Buon Amichi - I'm in there all the time.

From Chris, Reading: Is it frustrating seeing so many players on the injury list so often? I certainly can't remember the last time that Spurs could field a full first team.
What is most frustrating is that we never seem to get little knocks - it's always four, five weeks. Take Fredi for example, a bad tackle and it's a couple of months.

From Graham Maylam: Do you think Spurs can qualify for a European competition through the League or do you think we will need a Cup run to get us into Europe?
It's still very open. A couple of wins and you'll find yourself just outside the top five or six. It's too early in the season to write anyone off. As far as cup competitions, yes, it would be great to have a good run this season not just in regards to Europe, but to get to a final would be great for everyone.

From Oliver Oxland: When did you first realise you had the attributes of a central defender and what players have you looked up to?
I've always played in defence, even as a kid. I used to play in midfield for my Sunday side occasionally but it's been my main position from playing for Bradford Boys and Yorkshire Boys. Players I've looked up to are Tony Adams, he always stood up to be counted and around today - Sami Hyypia, his consistency is unbelievable.

From Rob Pollard, Milton Keynes: Although it is great for the club, is it disheartening to see the likes of Ledley King and Anthony Gardner receive England call ups, when you are unjustly overlooked?
Obviously I'm pleased for the lads when they are called up, there is no bitterness on my part. I'd like to think I've helped them along the way. Just about everyone who has played alongside me has been called up!

From Mark Wheeler, Hoddesdon: Do you enjoy defending or do you sometimes wish you could play up front just for a bit of glory?
Strikers do get the glory, no doubt about it. When I was a kid you always looked at the strikers but as long as we win, that's when I get most satisfaction. It doesn't matter who scores the goals.

Look out for Part Two tomorrow