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What the Papers Say: March 29-April 4

Posted on 2 April 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).

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Sunday
Match reports from Saturday's 1-0 defeat against Chelsea. The Express adds Peter Taylor's name to the list of managerial candidates while the Independent goes with Fabio Capello. Links with Leeds striker Alan Smith and suggestions that Darren Anderton is on his way to Portsmouth.

Saturday
Quotes and various angles from David Pleat's pre-Chelsea press conference.

Friday
Quotes from Dutch midfielder Mark Van Bommel suggesting he will have talks with us soon find their way into most papers and the debate on whether or not Jermain Defoe will go to Euro 2004 continues.

Thursday
International angles all round with Jermain Defoe having made his England debut against Sweden and Robbie Keane scoring the winner for the Republic of Ireland against the Czech Republic. The Telegraph says that Alan Curbishley will not be the next Spurs manager following Wednesday's speculation.

Wednesday
Managerial speculation abound today with the Independent and Mirror linking Alan Curbishley with the vacant job again. The Independent also throw in Porto boss Jose Mourinho and Roma's Fabio Capello as potential targets. Elsewhere, most papers go with Jermain Defoe's comments from his press conference with England.

Tuesday
The Mail and Star report that we have first option on Brazilian midfielder Diego, while Spurs are mentioned in stories reporting that Raddy Antic has quit his post at Celta Vigo and that Giovanni Trapatoni is extending his stay as Italian national team boss

Monday
Match reports from Saturday's 1-0 defeat at Southampton with some papers carrying post-match quotes from Kasey Keller.