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What The Papers Say: Feb 16-22

Posted on 20 February 2004  - 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).

Keeping an eye on Spurs links in the daily national press...

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Saturday
Various angles from David Pleat's Friday conference including the Sun durmming up a 'war of words' between David and Arsene Wenger over Sol Campbell's England appearance record and keeping Ledley King in his midfield role.

Friday
There's no getting away from Ledley as Friday's papers reflect on his performance against Portugal and whether or not he'll make it into England's Euro 2004 squad. Elsewhere, a few briefs suggesting Porto boss Mourinho turned us down.

Thursday
Reports from England's 1-1 draw against Portugal with a good Spurs angle - Ledley King's excellent first start capped by his goal!

Wednesday
It's Ledley again - this time most papers report that he will start for the first time for England against Portugal tonight following John Terry's withdrawal. The Mirror quote Fredi Kanoute hoping to return to our starting line-up following his African Nations Cup exploits with Mali.

Tuesday
Most papers report Ledley King's England call-up plus quotes from Christian Ziege contemplating a return to the Bundesliga when his contract ends at Spurs.

Monday
Nothing in Monday's papers.