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Posted on 4 April 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).

Eight players are out of contention for a place in the squad to face Birmingham City at the Lane on Saturday.

Anthony Gardner is not quite ready after featuring in parts of two reserve games and picking up an ankle knock against Watford on Thursday, while Jamie Slabber suffered an ankle injury in Monday's reserve outing against Ipswich.

The missing eight are Slabber (ankle), Ben Thatcher (calf), Gardner (ankle), Dean Richards (back), Jamie Redknapp (foot), Christian Ziege (thigh), Steffen Freund (groin), Steffen Iversen (back).

Alton Thelwell and Rohan Ricketts have been added to the squad.