Jimmy takes positives from defeat
U17 Academy South
FA PREMIER ACADEMY LEAGUE
Spurs U17s 0-2 West Ham
Jimmy Neighbour took the positives from Saturday's defeat against West Ham.
In the end an unfortunate penalty on the hour paved the way for West Ham's victory and they added a second goal just before time.
Coach Jim said: "Obviously we're disappointed with the defeat but our defending was a lot better than last week at Millwall.
"It was an even first half and the penalty was a little unfortunate, Joe Watson just clipped the forward's heels as he cut across him. He didn't mean it but it was a penalty.
"But we created one or two opportunities, could have scored and defended better, so there were positives."
Spurs U17s: Eyre, Watson, Francis, McKenna, Hodges, Ifil, Ahmed (Lee, 85), Hicks, Malcolm, Price, Toussaint (Jones, 45). Unused subs: Eade, Jenkins, Welch.