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Team news: Sol, Les in squad

Posted on 19 January 2001  - 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).

Sol Campbell and Les Ferdinand have been named in the squad to face Southampton.<P>Both missed out at Everton last weekend with Sol suffering a hamstring problem and Les damaging his ankle.<P>Boss George Graham will&nbsp&#59;now be hoping both manage to play with suspensions adding to his list of injured absentees. <P>Goalkeeper Neil Sullivan has been banned for two games after his controversial sending off against Newcastle on January 2 &mdash&#59; his second red card this season &mdash&#59; while midfielder Tim Sherwood misses a match after reaching five bookings. <P>They join Steffen Freund (Achilles), Maurico Taricco, Chris Armstrong, Stephen Carr (all groin) and Steffen Iversen (knee) on the sidelines. <P>Ian Walker is the ready-made replacement for Sullivan and Hans Segers, now 39, will be on the bench&nbsp&#59;with Gavin Kelly still on loan at Kingstonian. <P>Better news sees Ben Thatcher available again after groin trouble but lacking match fitness. <P><B>Spurs squad:</B> Walker, Segers, Freund, Campbell, Perry, Anderton, Ferdinand, Rebrov, Doherty, Korsten, Leonhardsen, Thatcher, Young, Clemence, King, McEwen, Etherington, Davies, Gardner, Thelwell. <P class=MsoNormal style="tab-stops: 18.0pt">Saints boss Glenn Hoddle returns to the Lane with Marian Pahars rated as a major doubt. <P class=MsoNormal>The Latvian striker, who missed last weekend&rsquo&#59;s draw against Charlton, is still struggling with a calf injury and will undergo a late fitness test. <P class=MsoNormal>Hoddle must also wait on the fitness of midfielder Chris Marsden, who is still suffering from a rib injury sustained against Charlton. <P class=MsoNormal>On a more positive note, Moroccan defender Tahar El Khalej is available for selection after coming through his international duty unscathed. <P class=MsoNormal><B>Southampton (from):</B> Jones, Dodd, Lundekvam, Richards, Bridge, Petrescu, Tessem, Oakley, Kachloul, Davies, Beattie, Pahars, El Khalej, Draper, Soltvedt, Bleidelis, Caceres, Rosler, Marsden, Moss. <P class=MsoNormal>&nbsp&#59;<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>