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Team news: Rebrov's back!

Posted on 3 November 2000  - 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).

Sergei Rebrov is back in the squad to face Sunderland at the Lane on Saturday. <P class=MsoNormal>Ukrainian hitman Rebrov, our top scorer this season with five goals, has missed the last two games with a thigh problem.<P class=MsoNormal>There is further good news with the return of Chris Armstrong.<P class=MsoNormal>The striker is back in a Premiership squad for the first time this season after suffering with groin and hamstring problems.<P class=MsoNormal>On the down side we are still without Sol Campbell (shoulder), Oyvind Leonhardsen (hamstring), Steffen Iversen (knee) and Mauricio Taricco (groin) while Steffen Freund is added to the casualty list after damaging his hamstring against Birmingham City on Tuesday.<P class=MsoNormal>Meanwhile, Sunderland boss Peter Reid has the luxury of reverting to his strongest available line-up.<P class=MsoNormal>Reid, without an away win this season, has six players back in contention - including Niall Quinn - after the midweek win over Bristol Rovers in the Worthington Cup. <P class=MsoNormal>The win stretched Sunderland&rsquo&#59;s unbeaten record to nine league and cup games as the Black Cats step up their challenge in the top ten of the Premiership. <P class=MsoNormal>Slovakia captain Stanislav Varga&rsquo&#59;s successful comeback in midweek gives Reid a defensive headache with record signing Emerson Thome and Jodie Craddock also vying for starting places. <P class=MsoNormal>Kevin Kilbane is definitely out of contention though as he completes a three-match ban.<P class=MsoNormal><B>Squads: Spurs:</B> Sullivan, Walker, Carr, Perry, Anderton, Sherwood, Ferdinand, Korsten, Thatcher, Young, Clemence, King, Etherington, Davies, Gardner, Dominguez, Thelwell, Vega, Doherty, Rebrov, Armstrong.<P class=MsoNormal><B>Sunderland:</B> Sorensen, Makin, Gray, Craddock, Thome, Rae, Hutchison, Williams, Arca, Quinn, Phillips, Macho, Varga, Thirlwell, Dichio, Reddy, Oster. <BR style="mso-special-character: line-break"><BR style="mso-special-character: line-break"><P class=MsoNormal>&nbsp&#59;<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>&nbsp&#59;