Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Tottenham ends brawling Arsenal's jinx
January 23rd, 2008 7AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[ENGLAND] Only four months into his job as Tottenham manager, Spaniard Juande Ramos is the toast of White Heart Lane.

Spurs snapped a nine-year run of 21 games without a victory over archrival Arsenal in grand style on Tuesday when it crushed the Gunners, 5-1, to win their English League Cup series, 6-2, on aggregate.

Ramos credited his players for the success that puts them in the League Cup final against Everton or Chelsea on Feb. 24.

"Obviously, it makes me tremendously happy that the fans are happy with my work and with the team," he said. "But the players are the ones who run and make it work on the pitch. It's been a big change but without the collaboration of the players this would have been impossible. The huge efforts they have made to come out of that bad period have made the difference. I want to publicly acknowledge that they are the architects of the revival."

Arsenal came so unglued at the end that Togolese star Emmanuel Adebayor and Dane Nicklas Bendtner became involved in an altercation that left Bendtner with a cut on the bridge of his nose and blood staining his shirt.

GAME SUMMARY:
Jan. 22 in London
Tottenham 5 Arsenal 1. Goals: Jenas 3, own goal 27, Keane 48, Lennon 60, Malbranque 90; Adebayor 70.
Tottenham -- Cerny, Chimbonda, Dawson, King, Lee, Lennon (Huddlestone, 74), Jenas, Tainio, Malbranque, Keane (Boateng, 64), Berbatov (Defoe, 64).
Arsenal -- Fabianski; Sagna, J. Hoyte, Gallas, Traore (Eduardo, 65), Hleb, Denilson (Fabregas, 18), Gilberto, Diaby; Walcott (Adebayor, 65), Bendtner.
Referee: H. Webb.
Att.: 35,979.
(Tottenham wins 6-2 on aggregate.)



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Neymar    
"I think Brazilian soccer is behind. It's behind Germany and Spain. We've slipped behind and we ...
Arsenal players practice speaking New Yorkese    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] In preparation for their visit to the U.S. Northeast, where they'll ...
MLS Goals of the Week    
[VIDEO PICK] Well-placed long-distance shots, including Benny Feilhaber's gamewiiner for Kansas City over Columbus, dominate Week ...
Report: Julian Green will join Bayern tour    
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] A Bayern Munich spokesperson confirmed to MLSsoccer.com that Julian Green will be in the ...
Soccer America Power Rankings    
[MLS: Week 19] D.C. United and Sporting Kansas City posted wins to stay right behind leader ...
Top scorer Ebobisse wins USSDA honor    
[AWARDS] Jeremy Ebobisse, the leading scorer in the under-17/18 age group with 38 goals in 27 ...
2014 W-League all-conference teams    
[AWARDS] The four W-League semifinalists -- Charlotte Lady Eagles, LA Blues, Ottawa Fury and Washington Spirit ...
Veteran college coach Logan Fleck passes away    
[OBITUARY] Logan Fleck, a longtime men's and women's college head coach who started programs at USF ...
Longtime UMass coach Sam Koch dies    
[OBITUARY] Longtime University of Massachusetts men's coach Sam Koch died on Sunday at his home in ...
D.C. United on course to set record for biggest turnaround     
[MLS: Week 19] D.C. United's 3-1 win over Chivas USA on Sunday moved it back to ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives