Tottenham players to refund fans for 6-1 defeat at Newcastle
Tottenham Hotspur’s first-team squad will refund supporters who travelled to watch Sunday’s 6-1 humiliation at Newcastle United, the membership confirmed in a statement.
Spurs interim coach Cristian Stellini was sacked after a dreadful show at St James’ Park by which they went down 5-0 in 21 minutes earlier than Harry Kane struck a second-half comfort purpose and substitute Callum Wilson added a sixth for the house aspect.
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Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris apologised to the three,000 supporters who made the lengthy journey to Tyneside, and the players have determined to cowl the match-ticket price.
“As a squad, we understand your frustration, your anger,” started an announcement on behalf of the players.
“Sunday wasn’t good enough. We know words aren’t enough in situations like this but believe us, a defeat like this hurts.
“We recognize your help, dwelling and away, and with this in thoughts we want to reimburse fans with the price of their match tickets from St James’ Park.
“We know this does not change what happened on Sunday and we will give everything to put things right, starting against Manchester United on Thursday evening when, again, your support will mean everything to us. Together — and only together — can we move things forward.”
The membership added that supporters affected ought to enable 24 hours for the refund to be processed, with cash returning to their accounts within the subsequent seven days.
The transfer comes a day after chairman Daniel Levy branded the efficiency as “wholly unacceptable” and revealed he met with senior players to strive to regroup forward of the run-in.
“We can look at many reasons why it happened and whilst myself, the board, the coaches and players must all take collective responsibility, ultimately the responsibility is mine,” Levy mentioned.
Spurs are fifth within the Premier League however are six factors behind fourth-placed Manchester United, having performed two video games extra. They face United at dwelling on Thursday with interim boss Ryan Mason set to take cost.