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WTPS: Glenn's nation

Posted on 16 February 2002  - 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).

Glenn has admitted his surprise that not many players from the Nationwide League are being picked up and given the opportunity to take the leap into the
Premiership.

While praising the talents of Tranmere's Jason Koumas - who interested Glenn while he was in charge at Southampton - he pointed to the progress made by
Matthew Etherington and Simon Davies since arriving at the Lane. Add to the ex-Peterborough duo, of course, Gary Doherty and Anthony Gardner.

Glenn said in The Sun: "There is a vast amount of players from right across the world who can be out of contract at the end of the season.

"Yet I still believe the Nationwide League is a vital breeding ground. Look at how well Craig Bellamy is doing at Newcastle. Simon Davies and Matthew
Etherington have also progressed with us after coming from Peterborough - so the talent is out there."

Read what Glenn had to say about Koumas byclicking here

Meanwhile, the back page splash in the Star says we are ready to part with Les Ferdinand, Tim Sherwood and £5m to land Bolton striker Michael Ricketts. The
report suggests David Pleat is attempting to put together a deal.

Meanwhile, the Star quotes Dean Richards as saying that the 4-3 FA Cup defeat against Tranmere last season while he was at Southampton is the biggest scar of
his football career.

Glenn is quoted in the Mirror as saying the FA Cup is coming back to the capital.

"You don't have to look further than Arsenal or Chelsea do you? They have both got good traditions in the cup and they have two solid squads that can go all
the way and win it.

"We can count ourselves as a club that can go all the way as well, so there you have three London clubs. Then you have Fulham, who are a dark horse."