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Posted on 20 August 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).

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Niclas Alexandersson
* 29-year-old midfielder.
* His first season with Everton was disrupted by injury. Scored only 2
goals in 23 games in all competitions last season, following his £2.5m from
Sheff Wed in July 2000. Struggled with knee and calf injuries, and also
suffered with a virus.
* Scored his first Everton goal (on his 16th appearance) in 2-0 Premiership win
at West Ham in March 2001.
* Scored 14 goals in 112 games since coming to England in December 1997 (cost
Sheff Wed £750,000 from Gothenburg).
* Won 50 caps for Sweden (6 goals). Was named in their squad for 3-0 home
friendly win v South Africa last Wednesday, but he did not feature.
* Scored Sheff Wed's 1-0 Premiership winner at Tottenham in January 2000.

Danny Cadamarteri
* 21-year-old striker.
* Sidelined recently with a dead leg, sustained pre-season v Tranmere.
* Returned as sub v Sunderland on the final day last season, having missed the
previous 10 games with an ankle injury.
* His only Premiership start this year came at Coventry on January 20, scoring
the second goal in a 3-1 win.
* Started only 7 Premiership games last season - scoring in 4 of those games.
* Scored 15 goals in 108 games for Everton.
* Made 90 Premiership appearances for Everton - 54 as sub.
* Won 3 England U-21 caps.
* Now in his 6th season as an Everton professional.

Kevin Campbell
* 31-year-old striker, who has recently been named the new club captain.
* Club's top scorer last season with 10 goals in 32 games (9 in 29 Prem).
* Has been Everton's top scorer in each of the 3 seasons he has been at the
club (9 in 1998-99, 12 in 1999-2000 and 10 last season).
* Signed a new contract towards the end of last season, which will keep him at
Goodison Park until the summer of 2005.
* Scored 31 goals in 74 games for Everton.
* Scored 122 English League goals in 338 games.
* Former England B and U-21 international.
* Cost £3m from Turkish club, Trabzonspor, in July 1999.
* Other previous clubs include Arsenal and Forest.
* Scored in 2-2 home Premiership draw v Tottenham in January 2000.

Nick Chadwick
* 18-year-old Stoke-born striker.
* Now in his third year as an Everton professional.
* Yet to make his senior debut.
* Unused sub on Saturday at Charlton.

Alex Cleland
* 30-year-old defender.
* Missed the final 16 games last season with a thigh injury. His last
appearance came at Coventry in January 2001.
* Played only 41 games (0 goals) during his 3 years at Goodison Park, as he has
been troubled by a succession of injuries - calf, hamstring and thigh.
* Made only 5 Premiership appearances last season (2 starts).
* Represented Scotland at B, U-21 and Schoolboy levels.
* Signed on a free transfer from Rangers in June 1998.
* Began his career in Scotland with Dundee United.

Duncan Ferguson
* 29-year-old striker.
* Scored his 100th career club goal on Saturday at Charlton.
* Scored in each of his last 4 Premiership appearances.
* Missed the majority of last season through injury - mainly calf and knee.
* Started only 9 Premiership games (10 in all comps) last season.
* Scored 6 goals in 12 Premiership games last season (still finished 3rd top
scorer), including a goal in each of his last 3 appearances v Man City,
Liverpool and Bradford.
* Returned to Everton for £3.75m from Newcastle in August 2000. In his first
spell (4 years), he scored 43 goals in 133 games, before an £8m move to St
James' Park in November 1998.
* He played in Everton's 1995 FA Cup-winning team.
* Scored 49 goals in 147 games during his 2 spells with Everton.
* Won 7 caps for Scotland (now retired).

Paul Gascoigne
* 34-year-old midfielder.
* Troubled pre-season with a thigh injury.
* Now in his second season with the club, having signed on a free transfer from
Middlesbrough in July 2000.
* A series of injuries restricted his first-team chances last season, playing
only 15 games (yet to score). He was sidelined with a thigh injury, a hernia
operation, a torn calf muscle and a knee infection.
* Has yet to start a game this year (over 9 months), since 1-0 home Premiership
defeat v Aston Villa in November 2000 (only 2 sub apps since).
* Started 5 consecutive games during the early part of last season (Sep-Nov) -
his best run in any side for 3 years.
* His last Premiership goal was a penalty for Middlesbrough in 3-2 win v
Southampton in Sept 1999.
* Won 57 England caps (10 goals).

Scot Gemmill
* 30-year-old midfielder.
* Started 23 of the club's final 25 Premiership games last season, having
started only 2 of the opening 13.
* Struggled with a hamstring injury during the early part of last season.
* Played 55 games for the club, scoring 4 goals.
* Won 17 caps for Scotland (0 goals).
* Cost £250,000 from Nott'm Forest in March 1999, having spent 9 years at the
City Ground.
* Scored for Forest in their 2-1 Premiership defeat at Tottenham in Dec 1992.

Paul Gerrard
* 28-year-old goalkeeper.
* Started 32 Prem games last season, conceding 52 goals (5 clean sheets).
* Missed 7 weeks last season (Dec-Feb) with a knee injury.
* Played 84 games for Everton.
* Won 18 England U-21 caps.
* Cost £1m from Oldham in July 1996.

Thomas Gravesen
* 25-year-old midfielder.
* Played in 32 of the club's 38 Premiership games last season (started 30).
* Scored 2 goals in 36 games for Everton, since he cost £2.5m from German club,
Hamburg, in July 2000 (5-year deal).
* Not scored in any of his last 31 games for Everton, since in 3-1 home
Premiership defeat v Man Utd in September 2000.
* Sent-off during 3-1 defeat at Liverpool in October 2000.
* Won 17 caps for Denmark (0 goals). Played the first half of their 1-0
friendly defeat in France last Wednesday.

Joe-Max Moore
* 30-year-old striker.
* Started only 8 Premiership games last season. His best run in the side last
season was playing 3 successive League games during January and February.
* Failed to score in 25 games in all competitions last season.
* His last goals for the club came when he scored twice in 4-2 home Premiership
win v Watford in April 2000.
* Was sent-off during 2-1 FA Cup 3rd rnd win at Watford in January 2001.
* Played 43 games for Everton, scoring 8 goals.
* Won 88 caps for the United States, scoring 22 goals. He is now the second
highest goalscorer in US history - 12 behind Eric Wynalda.
* Signed on a free transfer from American MLS club, New England Revolution, in
Dec 1999. Also played in Germany for Nuremberg.
* Scored in 2-2 home Premiership draw v Tottenham in January 2000.

Thomas Myhre
* 27-year-old goalkeeper.
* Turned down a £750,000 move to Tottenham earlier this month, after fearing he
would find himself sitting on the bench behind number one Neil Sullivan.
* Played 82 games for Everton since £800,000 move from Viking Stavanger in
November 1997.
* Played 8 successive games last season (Dec-Jan), when Paul Gerrard was
sidelined with a knee injury.
* Since joining Everton, he has spent loan spells with 4 different clubs -
Rangers, Birmingham, Tranmere and FC Copenhagen.
* Won 20 caps for Norway. Played in their 1-1 home friendly draw v Turkey last
Wednesday.

Gary Naysmith
* 22-year-old defender.
* Troubled pre-season with a thigh strain.
* Returned for the last 2 games last season, having missed the previous 7 with
a knee injury (deep gash to left knee).
* Scored 2 goals in 21 games for Everton, since costing £1.75m from Hearts in
October 2000.
* First spotted by Walter Smith when coming through youth ranks at Tynecastle.
* Voted Scotland's Young Player of the Year in 1998.
* Won 4 caps for Scotland.

Mark Pembridge
* 30-year-old midfielder.
* A knee injury restricted his early pre-season involvement.
* Injuries restricted his appearances last season - mainly hamstring and calf.
* Started 20 Premiership games last season, including 5 of the last 6.
* Played 60 games for Everton, scoring 2 goals.
* Scored 47 goals in 316 career League games.
* His last goal for the club came in 4-0 home Prem win v Bradford in Apr 2000.
* Won 39 caps for Wales, scoring 6 goals. Has been named in their squad for
World Cup Qualifiers v Armenia (Sep 1) and Norway (Sep 5).
* Cost £800,000 from Benfica in August 1999.
* Previously played for Luton, Derby and Sheff Wed.

Alessandro Pistone
* 26-year-old defender.
* Played only 9 games for Everton since £3m move from Newcastle in June 2000.
* Was sent-off during 3-1 Premiership win v Man City in April 2001 (missed
final 3 games last season as result). It was his first start in over 7
months, having previously been sidelined with cruciate knee ligament injury.
* Played only 72 games (1 goal) since coming to England in July 1997.
* His only goal in English football came in Newcastle's 2-2 Premiership draw at
Middlesbrough in May 2000.
* Former Italian U-21 international.
* Previously played for Vicenza and Inter Milan.

Tomasz Radzinski
* 27-year-old Polish-born striker.
* Became club's second summer signing when he cost £4.5m from Belgian
champions, Anderlecht, in July 2001 (4-year deal). Brought as replacement for
Francis Jeffers.
* A hamstring injury forced him out of the club's last 3 pre-season friendlies
and Saturday's opening day fixture at Charlton.
* Helped Anderlecht win their second successive League title last season, when
he finished as Belgium's top scorer with 23 goals.
* Scored 5 goals in last season's Champions League, including both in
Anderlecht's 2-1 first group stage win v Man Utd in October 2000.
* Spent 3 seasons with Anderlecht, scoring 48 goals in 75 League games.
* Began his career in Belgium with Beerschot.
* Won 13 caps for Canada, scoring 1 goal. He quit international football 3
years ago, due to the exhausting journeys to away games.

Steve Simonsen
* 22-year-old reserve goalkeeper.
* Yet to start a Premiership game for Everton (made 2 sub apps).
* Only appearance last season was as sub in 1-1 draw v West Ham in Dec 2000.
* Made only 45 career apps since signing pro forms with Tranmere in Oct 1996.
* Played 4 games for Everton (2 in Premiership, 2 in League Cup).
* Won 4 England U-21 caps.
* Became the then most expensive goalkeeper in British football history when he
cost £3.3m from Tranmere in September 1998.

Alan Stubbs
* 29-year-old Liverpool-born defender.
* Completed his free transfer from Celtic last month, signing a 4-year deal.
Likely to fill the gap left by the retired Richard Gough.
* A lifelong Everton fan, he was released by the Goodison Park club as a
youngster before signing professional forms with Bolton in July 1990.
* During his 5 years at Celtic, he beat testicular cancer on two seperate
occasions and marked his comeback the second time around with a goal at
Hibernian in May 2001.
* Played 145 games for Celtic, scoring 5 goals.
* Won 5 major honours at Celtic - 2 League titles (1998 & 2001), 2 League Cups
(1997 & 2000) and 1 Scottish Cup (2001).
* Before Saturday, his last Premiership appearance came for Bolton in their 2-1
defeat at Arsenal in May 1996.
* His last Premiership goal came in Bolton's 3-2 home defeat v Tottenham in
March 1996.

Idan Tal
* 25-year-old midfielder.
* Scored 2 goals in 24 games for Everton last season, following his £700,000
transfer from Maccabi Petach Tikva in October 2000.
* Scored in final day 2-2 home draw v Sunderland.
* Started 12 Premiership games last season, but only twice completed the full
90 minutes (at Coventry and Chelsea).
* Israeli international. Played in their 3-2 away friendly win in Lithuania
last Wednesday.

David Unsworth
* 27-year-old defender.
* Started less than half of the club's Premiership games last season (started
17 of 38). Started 7 of last 8.
* Club's 4th top scorer last season with 5 goals (3 penalties), of which 4 came
in his last 9 appearances.
* Played 246 games for Everton, scoring 28 goals (over 2 spells).
* Re-joined Everton from Villa for £3m in Aug 1998. He was at Villa for only a
month, having joined them from West Ham for £3m, but decided on return to
Everton as he and his wife missed their Merseyside home.
* Won his only senior England cap v Japan in June 1995.
* Scored 2 penalties in 3-2 Premiership defeat at Tottenham in August 1999.

Steve Watson
* 27-year-old defender.
* Missed only 4 of the 38 Premiership games last season.
* His only goal in 39 games for Everton was 2-1 FA Cup 3rd rnd winner at
Watford in January 2001.
* His last Premiership goal came for Newcastle in their 2-1 home defeat
against Liverpool in December 1997.
* Represented England at B, U-21 and Youth levels.
* Cost £2.5m from Aston Villa in July 2000.
* Has cost £6.5m in transfer fees throughout his career.

David Weir
* 31-year-old central defender.
* Was last season's club captain. Now vice-captain to Campbell.
* Started all but 1 of the club's 38 Premiership games last season. His only
absence came at Coventry on January 2, due to a calf injury.
* Played 97 games for Everton, scoring 4 goals.
* Cost £250,000 from Hearts in February 1999.
* Won 27 caps for Scotland. Played in all 7 internationals last season.

Abel Xavier
* 28-year-old defender/midfielder.
* Missed final 3 games last season through injury and suspension. Suffered shin
injury when winning his 17th cap for Portugal in 4-0 friendly defeat v France
in April 2001. Despite being injured, he was due to serve a 1-match ban for
game at Chelsea on May 5, following sending-off at Highbury on Apr 21.
* Started only 10 Prem games last season, as he was troubled with knee injury.
* Yet to score in 35 games for Everton.
* Born in Mozambique, he speaks good English.
* Won 17 caps for Portugal, scoring 2 goals.
* Played twice during Euro 2000 Finals. Was given 9-month international ban
(later reduced to 6) following altercation with a linesman after Euro 2000
s-final defeat v France. Xavier was furious with the linesman, who awarded
117th minute penalty which resulted in Zidane scoring 2-1 Golden Goal winner.
* Cost £1.5m from PSV Eindhoven in September 1999. Previously played for
Sporting Lisbon, Benfica, Real Ovideo and Bari