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Posted on 15 November 2004  - 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).

Of course it was a shock, you never think for one minute when you come in for

training on a Friday that your manager will be gone.

Maybe it did, it was probably a bit of shock because nobody expected him to go as

soon as he did, but it cannot be used as an excuse for Saturday. In the first half

we didn't play as we know we can and it was a poor performance from us. If we can

take any credit it is from the second half with the way we came back and sat the

Chartlon team just in front of the goalkeeper.

luicence to thrill
I hope so. You've seen in the last two games that there have been goals. I hadn't

been myself since the start of the season, whether that is for any reason I don't

know. In the last two games I have started to express myself and have enjoyed doing

that. Even though we lost against Charlton, in the second half I enjoyed it, I was

getting the ball and trying to make things happen.

I also enjoyed the Burnley game and it was nice to score two goals, but also to get

a good result after losing against them two years ago.

zipped across the six
Michael Carrick's ball for the first goal with his left foot was real quality.

Jermain's with the outside of his foot was tremendous as well. They was balls where

you just had to make the right run and, luckily enough for me, I did that and the

lads found me.

carrick imagination
I enjoyed watching him when he was at West Ham and when I played against him I

always thought he was a tremendous player. Since he has come we have seen his

quality on the training pitch and his passing is unbelieveable.

He makes passes that other people probably wouldn't even see. Having him in the team

will only help Tottenham Hotspur.

Originally he was a left full-back and we have a few of them. So we play him in left

midfield and he is such a competitive and talented player.

He plays international football for the Swiss under-21s and I think he is one of the

best young players in Switzerland.

We are aiming for that, we want to have the best young international players as well

as English players. We have a couple now in our reserves and Reto has shown those

young lads that if they do well when they get a chance they will play.

It was a very convincing display from him. It is always difficult playing down the

left when you are right-footed as it is not ideal going forward, to be involved in

the build up.

I think he did a terrific job though and vindicated the decision to play him there

as it was a bit of a risk.