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Monday, September 10, 2007

Team Preview: Tottenham Hotspur FC



Official Web Site (In English)

Tottenham Hotspur

History

The club was formed in 1882 by grammar school students in a Bible class at the All Hallows Church in London. The team motto is Audere est Facere, which means, "To dare is to do." They are also known as "Spurs."

Team Colors

White and blue.

Playing Stadium

White Hart Lane. Capacity of over 36,000.

Team Honors

English First Division Champions: 2 times.
FA Cup: 8 times.
League Cup: 3 times.
Community Shield: 7 times.
UEFA Cup: 2 times.
UEFA Cup Winner's Cup: 1 time. (They were the first English team to win a European title).

European Players of the Year

None.

Ownership

Privately held, and the majority shareholder is ENIC, an investment company.

Chairman

Mr. Daniel Levy.

Head Coach

Mr. Martin Jol.

2007-2008 European Competition

Group phase of the UEFA Cup.

Team roster and image courtesy of Wikipedia under the terms of their GNU Free Documentation License.

No.
Position Player
1 Flag of England GK Paul Robinson
2 Flag of France DF Pascal Chimbonda
3 Flag of South Korea DF Lee Young-Pyo
4 Flag of Côte d'Ivoire MF Didier Zokora
5 Flag of France DF Younes Kaboul
6 Flag of Finland MF Teemu Tainio
7 Flag of Canada DF Paul Stalteri
8 Flag of England MF Jermaine Jenas
9 Flag of Bulgaria FW Dimitar Berbatov
10 Flag of Ireland FW Robbie Keane (Vice-captain)
12 Flag of the Czech Republic GK Radek Černý (on loan from SK Slavia Praha)
14 Flag of Egypt MF Hossam Ghaly
15 Flag of France MF Steed Malbranque
16 Flag of Wales DF Gareth Bale
17 Flag of Germany MF Kevin-Prince Boateng
18 Flag of England FW Jermain Defoe

No.
Position Player
19 Flag of France MF Adel Taarabt
20 Flag of England DF Michael Dawson
21 Flag of England MF Wayne Routledge
22 Flag of England MF Tom Huddlestone
23 Flag of England FW Darren Bent
25 Flag of England MF Aaron Lennon
26 Flag of England DF Ledley King (captain)
27 Flag of England GK Ben Alnwick
29 Flag of England DF Philip Ifil
30 Flag of England DF Anthony Gardner
32 Flag of Cameroon DF Benoît Assou-Ekotto
33 Flag of Portugal DF Ricardo Rocha
34 Flag of England FW Andy Barcham
35 Flag of France DF Dorian Dervitte
36 Flag of England FW Simon Dawkins
37 Flag of England MF Danny Rose

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