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Posted on 13 April 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).

Ledley King is the one&nbsp&#59;ray of light in our injury gloom as we prepare for Saturday&rsquo&#59;s clash at the Stadium of Light.<P class=MsoNormal>Our young midfield prodigy is back in the squad for Sunderland after missing our last three matches with a dead leg sustained on England Under-21 duty.<P class=MsoNormal>The latest additions to the treatment room are Steffen Iversen, who is also a doubt for Tuesday&rsquo&#59;s derby against Chelsea after suffering concussion against Bradford, Les Ferdinand, whose hamstring strain is improving and Steffen Freund, who, like Sol Campbell, is doubtful for the rest of the season with his knee ligament injury.<P class=MsoNormal>This weekend&rsquo&#59;s squad includes youngsters John Piercy, John Jackson, Steven Ferguson and Ian Hillier.<P class=MsoNormal><B>Squad: </B>Sullivan, Walker, Carr, Young, Doherty, King, Perry, Thelwell, Davies, Leonhardsen, Sherwood, Clemence, Etherington, Gardner, Korsten, Piercy, Jackson, Ferguson, Hillier.<P class=MsoNormal>Sunderland&rsquo&#59;s key midfielder Gavin McCann misses out with a knee injury but Niall Quinn should return to the starting line-up.<P class=MsoNormal>The Republic of Ireland striker came on for the last 20 minutes of Monday's goalless draw at Middlesbrough after being sidelined for a month with a back injury and is likely to resume his strike partnership with Kevin Phillips.<P class=MsoNormal>Don Hutchison, deputising for Quinn up front of late, is expected to return to a midfield role but Darren Williams, Stanislav Varga, John Oster and Paul Thirlwell all come into contention.<P class=MsoNormal><B>Squad: </B>Sorensen, Macho, Carteron, Gray, Craddock, Thome, Arca, Schwarz, Hutchison, Kilbane, Quinn, Phillips, Dichio, Williams, Varga, Oster, Thirlwell, McCartney, Butler.<P class=MsoNormal>&nbsp&#59;<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>