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Many Faces ... Well Beaten!

Spurs boss Martin Jol tried to pick the bones out of a match his side never looked like winning. He claims he had the Magpies 'nervous', but his side looked shell-shocked and desperate to get on the bus back home by the time Alan Shearer crashed in the third.

Jol: 'We showed many faces today. When you concede a goal like we did in the first minute, it's always difficult.

'We knew we needed a clean sheet to come away with three points, but then we played to our strengths, played it to Aaron Lennon, who beat the full-back easily and got back into it. But then we made the second mistake and then the third one with the penalty.

'Before half-time, we could have scored the second one when Robbie Keane hit the bar and if we could have done that, even with 10 men, we could have got a result.

'But it wasn't our day. Jermaine Jenas had a 100% chance to score. They (Newcastle) were nervous even at 3-1, but we couldn't take advantage of that.'




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Date:Sunday April 2 2006

Time: 3:13PM

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Newcastle certainly deserved to win but Spurs could easily have scored 4 goals ! COYS
eurospur
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02/04/2006 16:26:00

but yoy didnt you plumb , now ***** off back to your own site with your tail between your legs , and cl hopes in tatters
COOP1407
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03/04/2006 10:10:00

Wooo great manners these newcastle fans, how quickly you forgot we *****ed you 2 -0 at the lane, and you never had any hope of champions league. ( Sorry to any newcastle fans who have constructive points of view)
huscarl
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04/04/2006 16:39:00

Now now boys it's only a ******* game!
book_me_browning
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04/04/2006 18:55:00

but its so much fun watching them squabble!
vertigo_red
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07/04/2006 16:35:00

 

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