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Monday, 31 July 2017

Spurs youngsters lift European trophy


SPURS WIN IN FRANCE


It saw a penalty shoot out and a save from our young goalkeeper Jonathan De Bie to see Spurs youngsters pick up another trophy after they observed a minute's silence for Ugo Ehiogu before the game.

Résumé de la finale du Tournoi Européen U21 2017! ⚽️🏆
Translated from French by 
Summary of the final of the European U21 tournament 2017! ⚽️🏆

Champs🏆⚽️

They were competing in a European U21 Tournament in Ploufragan, France, much to the delight of the new Development Squad coach Wayne Burnett.

"I’m really pleased for the boys, the staff have also worked incredibly hard but what we have to remember is that these players have been developed over the years and I think a special mention should certainly go to Ugo and Matt Wells. 
“Justin Cochrane (Under-23 Assistant Coach) and I have been with them for the last month or so, but they’ve had a really excellent development programme before we got here, so a special mention should go to those two because they’ve been a big part of these players’ development, for sure. 
"Everyone was mindful of that, we had a minute’s silence in memory of Ugo before the game and I think it’s fitting – the players will have been thinking of him, so it’s a nice moment to lift the trophy.”

The Player of the Tournament was awarded to 18-year-old (19 next March) Keanan Bennetts. He has played for Germany Under-15's (2 caps) before switching to England Under-16's (4 caps) then England Under-17's (4 caps).



Keanan Bennetts primarily plays as an attacking left winger, in today's game an inverted winger as opposed to the traditional idea of a winger. He has played 30 games on the left wing scoring 4 goals with 7 assists and 2 games on the right wing, scoring 1 goal and having 1 assist. In the Under-18 Premier League, he has played 16 games, scoring 1 goal and having 5 assists.

You can read a report on the Official Spurs Website.


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