Tottenham routs Newcastle 5-0 in Premier League
Energized by the return of manager Harry Redknapp to the dugout,
Tottenham routed visitors Newcastle 5-0 at White Hart Lane in the
Premier League on Saturday.
After a whirlwind week during which Redknapp was cleared of tax
fraud and became the overwhelming favorite to replace Fabio Capello
as England manager, the Spurs manager looked on as his team put in
a stellar performance that allowed it to keep pace with league
leaders Manchester United.
Emmanuel Adebayor set up goals by Benoit Assou-Ekotto in the
fourth minute, Louis Saha in the sixth and 20th and finally Niko
Kranjcar in the 34th before scoring the fifth.
Tottenham remain third in the league, five points behind United
and four points behind Manchester City, who play Aston Villa on